Indian Institute of Science – IISc Bangalore Admission 2018
Indian Institute of Science ( IISC ) Bangalore invites application for admission to Research Programmes [ Ph D / M Tech ( Research ) ], Course Programmes [ M Tech / M Des / M Mgt ], Integrated Ph D Programmes, and Ph D – External Registration Programmes (ERP) for the academic session 2018 – 2019.
IISc Bangalore Admission Eligibility 2018
I. Research Programs [Ph D / M Tech ( Research ) ]
Ph D in Science Faculty : Astronomy & Astrophysics, Biochemistry, Ecological Sciences, High Energy Physics, Inorganic & Physical Chemistry, Materials Research, Mathematics, Microbiology & Cell Biology, Molecular Biophysics, Molecular Reproduction, Development & Genetics, Neurosciences, Organic Chemistry, Physics, and Solid State & Structural Chemistry.
M Tech ( Research ) and Ph D in Engineering Faculty : Aerospace Engineering, Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Automation, Earth Sciences, Electrical Communication Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Systems Engineering, Instrumentation, Management Studies, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Nano Science and Engineering, Product Design & Manufacturing, Sustainable Technologies, and Computational and Data Sciences – ( Computational Science Stream and Computer Data Systems Stream ).
Ph D in Interdisciplinary areas : BioSystems Science and Engineering ( offered by Centre for Biosystems Science and Engineering ), Energy ( offered by Interdisciplinary Centre for Energy Research ), Mathematical Sciences ( offered by National Mathematics Initiative), Nanoscience and
Engineering ( offered by the Centre for Nano Science and Engineering ), Water Research ( offered by Interdisciplinary Centre for Water Research), Cyber Physical Systems ( offered by Robert Bosch Centre for Physical Systems ).
Candidates possessing a minimum of second class in the following degrees are eligible to apply
|Qualifying degree||Qualifying in national entrance tests|
|Bachelor’s degree in Engineering / Technology / Graduates of 4-year Bachelor of Science.||Valid GATE score* / NET JRF** is mandatory|
|Master’s degree in Science / Master’s degree in Economics, Geography, Social Work, Psychology, Management,Commerce, Operations Research, Computer Science / Application||Valid GATE score / NET JRF is mandatory|
|Master’s degree in Engineering / Technology / Architecture / Agriculture / Pharmacy / Veterinary Sciences||Desirable to have valid GATE score / NET JRF.|
|MS / MBA ( post BE / B Tech ) – ( applicable for the department of Management Studies / Ecological Sciences )||Desirable to have valid GATE score / NET JRF.|
|Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in Engineering / Technology from any centrally funded technical institutions, with a minimum CGPA of 8.5 out of 10 or its equivalent either of seventh semester or at the end of eighth semester.||Desirable to have valid GATE score / NET JRF.|
|MBBS / MD||Desirable to have valid GATE score / NET JRF.|
*The GATE score should be valid as on 1st August, 2018. Candidates securing the valid GATE score for the years 2016 / 2017 / 2018 may apply.
** NET JRF includes – CSIR-UGC NET for JRF; UGC-NET for JRF; DBT JRF; ICMR JRF; JEST; NBHM Screening Test 2018; INSPIRE.
Short-listing is based either on performance in national entrance tests or on the academic performance in the qualifying degree examination as per the table above. The final selection is based on the performance in an interview ( in some of the departments, a written test will precede the interview ).
II. Course Programmes [ M Tech / M Des / M Mgt ]
M.Tech Eligibility : Candidates possessing a minimum of second class in a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field of Engineering / Technology with a valid GATE 2016 / 2017 / 2018 score; and Master’s degree in Science, Physical Sciences, Mathematics, Statistics, Geology, Instrumentation, Electronics or Master’s in Computer Application with a valid GATE 2016 / 2017 / 2018 score are eligible to apply.
M.Des Eligibility : Candidates possessing a minimum of second class inBachelor’s degree in Engineering / Technology / Design / Architecture with valid GATE 2016 / 2017 / 2018 / CEED 2018 scores are eligible to apply.
Short-listing will be done based on a valid GATE / CEED score followed by a Design Aptitude Test and interview as per the schedule given on the IISc website under Important Dates.
Selection will be based on the performance in the Design Aptitude Test and interview. Selection list will be made available on COAP and will receive admission offers via COAP only
M Mgt Eligibility : Candidates possessing a minimum of first class inBachelor’s degree in Engineering / Technology or equivalent degree with a valid GATE 2016 / 2017 / 2018 /CAT 2017 / GMAT scores are eligible to apply.
Short-listing will be based on a valid GATE / CAT / GMAT scores followed by a group discussion and interview as per the schedule given on the IISc website under Important Dates. Selection will be based on the performance in the group discussion and interview.
III. Intergrated PhD Programmes
Candidates possessing a minimum of first class in BSc or equivalent degree in Physical, Mathematical, Chemical, Biological Sciences ( including Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy, Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences ) with valid JAM 2018 Score are eligible to apply. Candidates who clear JEST 2018 are also eligible to apply for the Physical Sciences stream.
BE / B Tech degree holders who qualify in Mathematics / Mathematical Statistics paper in JAM are eligible to apply to Mathematical Sciences discipline, and those who appear in Biotechnology paper in JAM to Biological Sciences discipline.
Short-listing will be based on JAM 2018 score for all the four disciplines. Short-listing for Physical Sciences discipline will also be based on JEST 2018 score for those cleared JEST 2018. Selection will be based only on the performance in the Interview for Chemical Sciences and for other disciplines based on the combined performance in the JAM and in the Interview.
IV. PhD External Registration Programmes ( ERP )
The required qualifications remain the same as for the regular candidates, except for the requirement of qualifying in one of the national entrance tests. However, qualifying in one of the national entrance tests like CSIR-UGC NET for JRF, UGC-NET for JRF, DBT JRF, ICMR JRF, GATE, NBHM is desirable. Further, the candidate should have completed two years of full-times employment in the current organization.
IISc Bangalore PhD Admission 2018 Application Form
IISc PhD Application is available online only candidates can apply online through www.iisc.ac.in/admissions using the link “Newuser Registration / Login”
IISc Bangalore PhD Application Fee
Applicatiton Fee / ( Non Refundable )
|General / OBC||800/-|
|SC / ST / PWD||400/-|
|ERP candidates ( all categories )||2000/-|
|Sponsored candidates from Defence, |
DRDO, BARC, ISRO, NAL,NTRO,
KSRTC, BMTC,BDA PWD and CPRI
|*The fee is non-refundable; any bank or payment gateway service
charges must be borne by the applicant.
Mode of Payment for Application fee : Online payment through net-banking, debit card, visa / master credit card.
IISc Bangalore PhD Admission 2018 Important Dates
|1||Website opening and online submission of Applications||01st February, 2018|
|2||Last date for online submission of applications||26th March, 2018|
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