Indian Institute of Science – IISc Admission 2017

Indian Institute of Science Bangalroe invites applications from eligible candidates for admission to the Research Programmes for the academic session 2017 – 2018.

IISc Admission Eligibility 2017

S.NoCourse NameEligibility
Research Programs [ Ph D / M Tech ( Research ) ]
1Biochemistry (BC)Master s or equivalent degree in any branch of Science or Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Medicine/ Engineering/ Technology/ Agriculture/ Veterinary Science/Pharmacy or Graduates of 4-year Bachelor of Science programmes.
2Molecular Reproduction: Development and Genetics (MD)Master’s or equivalent degree in any branch of Science or Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Medicine/ Engineering/ Technology/ Agriculture/ Veterinary Science/Pharmacy or Graduates of 4-year Bachelor of Science programmes.
3Ecological Sciences (ES)Masters or equivalent degree in any branch of Science/ Engineering/ Agriculture/ Veterinary Science or MA or equivalent degree in Geography or Psychology or Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Medicine / Engineering / Technology/ Agriculture/ Veterinary Science or Two years full-time Master’s Degree in Management or Graduates of 4-year Bachelor of Science programmes
4Microbiology & Cell Biology (MC)Master’s or equivalent degree in any branch of Science or Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Medicine/ Engineering/ Technology/ Agriculture/ Veterinary Science/Pharmacy or Graduates of 4-year Bachelor of Science programmes.
5Molecular Biophysics (MB) Streams $: (a) Biological & Chemical Sciences (b) Physical & Chemical Sciences $ option to be specified at the time of interview.Master’s degree in any branch of Science or Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Medicine/ Engineering/ Technology/ Agriculture/ Veterinary Science/Pharmacy or Graduates of 4-year Bachelor of Science programmes.
6 Neurosciences (NS)Master’s degree in any branch of Science or Master’s degree in Psychology/ Clinical Psychology/ Optometry or Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Medicine/ Engineering/ Technology/ Agriculture/ Veterinary Science/ Pharmacy or Graduates of 4-year Bachelor of Science programmes.
7Inorganic & Physical Chemistry (IP) Streams $ : (a) Inorganic Chemistry (b) Physical Chemistry (c) Theoretical Chemistry $ option to be specified at the time of interview.M Sc or equivalent degree in any branch of Science or Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Medicine / Engineering/ Technology or Graduates of 4-year Bachelor of Science programmes.
8Materials Research (MR)M Sc or equivalent degree in Materials Science/ Chemistry or Physics or BE/ B Tech or equivalent degree in Materials Science/ Engineering/ Metallurgical/ Electrical/ Electronics/ Ceramic Engineering/Technology or Graduates of 4-year Bachelor of Science programmes.
9Organic Chemistry (OC)M Sc or equivalent degree in any branch of Science with Chemistry as one of the subjects in B Sc or Graduates of 4-year Bachelor of Science programmes.
10Solid State & Structural Chemistry (SS) Streams $ : (a)Theoretical Chemistry (b)Experimental Solid State and Materials Chemistry $ option to be specified at the time of interview.Solid State & Structural Chemistry (SS) Streams $ : (a)Theoretical Chemistry (b)Experimental Solid State and Materials Chemistry $ option to be specified at the time of interview.
11Astronomy & Astrophysics (AP) (A collaborative programme jointly run with IIA: ISRO and RRI)Master’s degree in Physical Sciences/ Mathematical Sciences/ Chemical Sciences or BE / B Tech or equivalent degree in Electrical/ Electronics/ Electrical Communication Engineering or Graduates of 4-year Bachelor of Science programmes.
12Mathematics (MA)Master’s degree in Mathematical Sciences/ Physical Sciences or BE / B Tech or equivalent degree in any discipline or Graduates of 4-year Bachelor of Science programmes.
13Physics (PH) Streams $ : (a)Experimental Condensed Matter Physics (b)Condensed Matter Theory (c)Biocrystallo-graphy $ option to be specified at the time of interview.M Sc or equivalent degree in Physical Sciences/ Mathematical Sciences/ Chemical Sciences/ Biotechnology or BE / B Tech or equivalent degree in any discipline or Graduates of 4-year Bachelor of Science programmes.
14High Energy Physics (HE)M Sc or equivalent degree in Physical Sciences/ Mathematical Sciences/ Chemical Sciences or BE / B Tech or equivalent degree in any discipline or Graduates of 4-year Bachelor of Science programmes.
15Computer Science & Automation (CS)BE / B Tech or equivalent degree in Computer Science/ Engineering/ Electronics/Electrical Communication/ Electrical Engineering/ Information Science/ Technology or M Sc or equivalent degree in Mathematics/ Statistics/ Computer Science or Master’s in Computer Applications or Graduates of 4-year Bachelor of Science programmes
16Electrical Communication Engineering (EC)BE / B Tech or equivalent degree in Electrical /Electronics Communication/ Telecommunication/ Instrumentation/ Biomedical Engineering/ Computer Science/Engineering/ Electrical Engineering or M Sc in Physics/ Mathematics/ Electronics/ Statistics/ Computer Science/ Photonics or Master’s in Computer Applications or Graduates of 4-year Bachelor of Science programmes.
17Electrical Engineering (EE) Streams$ : (a) Systems & Signal Processing (b) Power Systems: Power Electronics and High Voltage Engineering $ option to be specified at the time of interview.BE / B Tech or equivalent degree in Electrical/ Electrical and Electronics/ Electronics/ Electrical/ Electronics Communication/ Telecommunications/ Instrumentation/ Computer Science/Engineering/ Systems Science & Automation/ Information Technology/ Biomedical Engineering or related disciplines or M Sc or equivalent degree in Physics/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Electronics/ Computer Science or Master’s in Computer Applications or Graduates of 4-year Bachelor of Science programmes.
18Electronic Systems Engineering (EDBE/B Tech or equivalent degree in Electronics Communication Engineering/ Electrical Engineering/ Computer Science and Engineering/ Information Science/Technology/ Telecommunication or M Sc or equivalent degree in Physics/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Electronics/ Computer Science or Photonics or Master’s in Computer Applications or Graduates of 4-year Bachelor of Science programmes.
19Computational and Data Sciences :– Computational Science Stream (CD-CP). BE / B Tech or equivalent degree in any discipline or M Sc or equivalent degree in Mathematical Sciences/ Physical Sciences/ Electronics/ Instrumentation/ Computer Science or Master’s in Computer Application or Four year Bachelors (B.S) degree in any discipline or Graduates of 4-year Bachelor of Science programmes. In all cases: a background in Mathematics and Programming is required
20Computational and Data Sciences: –Computer and Data Systems Stream (CD-CS).BE / B Tech or equivalent degree in Computer Science/ Engineering/ Information Technology/ Science/ Electronics and Communication Engineering/ Electrical Engineering Statistics; Data Science/ Engineering or Master’s degree in Computer Science/ Computer Application/ Electronics/ Mathematical Sciences/ Statistics or Graduates of 4-year Bachelor of Science programmes. In all cases: a background in Programming is required
21Nano Science and Engineering (NE)BE./ B Tech or equivalent degree in an Engineering discipline or M Sc or equivalent in any branch of science or Graduates of 4-year Bachelor of Science programmes.
22Aerospace Engineering (AE) Streams$ : (a)Structures (b)Guidance and Control (c)Propulsion (d) Aerodyna-mics $ option to be specified at the time of interviewBE / B Tech or equivalent degree in Aerospace/ Mechanical/ Electrical/ Electronics/ Chemical/ Civil/ Computer Science/ Instrumentation or M Sc or equivalent degree in Physical/ Mathematical Sciences or Graduates of 4-year Bachelor of Science programmes.
23Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences (AS)BE / B Tech or equivalent degree in any discipline or M Sc or equivalent degree in Physical Sciences/ Mathematical Sciences/ Atmospheric Sciences/ Oceanic Sciences (with Mathematics as a subject at the Bachelor’s level) or Graduates of 4-year Bachelor of Science programmes.
24Chemical Engineering (CH)BE / B Tech or equivalent degree or M Sc or equivalent degree in any branch of Science. (with Mathematics as a subject at the Bachelor’s level.) or Graduates of 4-year Bachelor of Science programmes.
25Civil Engineering (CE) Streams $ : (a) Geotechnical Engineering (b) Water Resources and Environmental Engineering (c) Structural Engineering (d)Transportation Engineering $ option to be specified at the time of interviewBE/ B Tech or equivalent degree in any discipline or M Sc or equivalent degree (with Mathematics as a subject in Bachelor’s degree) or Graduates of 4-year Bachelor of Science programmes.
26Earth Sciences (ER)BE / B Tech or equivalent degree in any discipline or M Sc or equivalent degree in any branch of Science or Graduates of 4-year Bachelor of Science programmes.
27Mechanical Engineering (ME)BE / B Tech or equivalent degree in any disciplines or Master’s degree in Science/ Applied Science/ Materials Science/ Engineering Design/ Computer Science or Graduates of 4-year Bachelor of Science programmes.
28Product Design & Manufacturing (PD)BE/ B Tech or equivalent degree in any disciplines or Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or Master’s degree in Computer Science/ Physiology/ Management or Master’s in Computer Application or Graduates of 4-year Bachelor of Science programmes.
29Materials Engineering (MT)BE / B Tech or equivalent degree in Metallurgical/ Mineral/ Chemical/ Ceramics/ Mechanical Engineering/ Materials Science/Engineering/ Biotechnology/ Polymer/ Pharmacy/ Electronics or Master’s degree in Physical Sciences/ Chemical Sciences/ Biological Sciences including Pharmacy/ Geology/ Mineral Processing (with Mathematics as a subject in Bachelor’s degree) or Graduates of 4-year Bachelor of Science programmes.
30Sustainable Technologies (ST)BE/ B Tech or equivalent degree in Mechanical/ Civil/ Electrical/ Chemical/ Renewable Energy/ Biotechnology/ Environmental Engineering/ Energy Studies) or B Arch or equivalent degree or M Sc or equivalent degree in Environmental Sciences/ Environmental Chemistry/Renewable Energy or Graduates of 4-year Bachelor of Science programmes.
31Management Studies (MG)BE / B Tech or equivalent degree in any discipline or Master's degree in Economics/ Commerce/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Psychology/ Social Work/ Operations Research/ Computer Science / Application or MBA or equivalent degree
32Instrumentation and Applied Physics (IN)BE / B Tech or equivalent degree in Instrumentation/ Electrical/ Electronics Engineering/ Engineering Physics/ Mechanical or M Sc or equivalent degree with specialization in Physics/ Materials Science or Graduates of 4-year Bachelor of Science programmes with Physics/Materials Science.
33BioSystems Science and Engineering (BE) (offered by Centre for Biosystems Science and Engineering) Involves participation of two or more departmentsBachelor’s degree in any branch of Engineering/Technology or Graduates of 4-year Bachelor of Science programmes or M Sc or equivalent degree in any branch of Science with minimum of two Mathematics courses beyond 12th Standard in B Sc/M Sc or Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Science ( 4 years degree) with minimum of two Mathematics courses beyond 12th Standard or Medical degree at bachelors or master’s level in any specialization; Mathematics in 12th standard is preferred.
34Energy (EN) (offered by Interdisciplinary Centre for Energy Research) Involves participation of two or more departments (Open to all departments)Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Engineering/ Technology or M Sc or equivalent degree in any branch of Science or Graduates of 4-year Bachelor of Science programmes.
35Mathematical Sciences (MS) (offered by National Mathematics Initiative) Involves participation of two or more departments.(Open to all departments)M Sc or equivalent degree in any branch of Mathematical Sciences/ Physical Sciences/ Biological Sciences or BE / B Tech or equivalent degree in any discipline or Graduates of 4-year Bachelor of Science programmes.
36Nanoscience and Engineering (NA) (offered by the Centre for Nano Science and Engineering) Involves participation of two or more departments. (Open to all departments)BE / B Tech or equivalent degree in any discipline or M Sc or equivalent degree in any Science discipline or Graduates of 4-year Bachelor of Science programmes.
37Water Research (WR) (offered by Interdisciplinary Centre for Water Research) Involves participation of two or more departmentsBE / B Tech or equivalent degree in any branch of Engineering or M Sc or equivalent degree in Physics/ Chemistry/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Environmental Sciences/ Geology/ Hydrogeology/ Atmospheric Sciences/ Agricultural Sciences or Graduates of 4-year Bachelor of Science programmes.
38Cyber Physical Systems (CPS) (offered by Robert Bosch Centre for Cyber Physical Systems) Involves participation of two or more departmentsBE / B Tech or equivalent degree in any branch of Engineering or M Sc or equivalent degree in Physics/ Mathematics/ Electronics/ Statistics/ Computer Science/ Photonics or Master's in Computer Applications or Graduates of 4-year Bachelor of Science programmes.

IISc 2017 Online Application Form

Application is available online only candidates can apply online through www.iisc.ac.in/admissions using the link “Newuser Registration / Login”

IISc 2017 Application Fees

CategoryApplication Fee
General / OBCRupee 800/-
SC / ST / PWD ( person with disability )Rupee 400/-
* any bank or payment gateway service charges must be borne by the applicant.

Mode of Payment for Application fee : Only online Payment mode is available (includes internet-banking, Debit Card, Visa/Master Credit Card Payments).

IISc Admission 2017 Important Dates

S.NoEventsDate
1Website opens for on-line submission of applications1st October, 2017
2Last dates for on-line submission of applications 31st October, 2017
3Date of Interview20th November, 2017 & 21st November, 2017
4Commencement of Classes1st January, 2018

Contact Details

Indian Institute of Science,
Bangalore – 560 012,
India,
Telephone No : 080 – 22932210, 2706,
Fax No : 080 – 23601413,
Email : ar@academic.admin.iisc.ernet.in,
Website : www.iisc.ernet.in.

10 thoughts on “Indian Institute of Science – IISc Entrance Test 2017

  1. Good Evening
    I have written sixth sem exam (B.Sc) in Vijaya college, Bangalore.Unfortunately i could not take up JAM EXAM due to some issue. Can’t i join for M.sc without taking that entrance test?. My sixth sem results are yet to be announced,so can u please insist me so that i can move on.

  2. i am presently 2nd pu student in karnataka and wanted to join IISC for integrated MSc course. how to join? when to apply application? and what are the procedures to join?

  3. Hello sir/ma’am,
    I am student of Civil engineering 2nd yr. I want to take admission in atmospheric science at IISc Bangalore.
    Please help me and guide me all possibility about how to take admission in IISc.

  4. I have completed MTECH (CSE) ,I want TO purse (ERP) phd in computer science , GATE/IISC Test is mandatory for me?
    Guide me for adminmission phd

  5. I want to pursue integrated PhD in microbiology in iit’s.which exam should I write in IIT jam and what is its portion?

  6. hello,i am anargha from ahmedabad currently pursuing MPhil in chemistry from gujarat university want to join iisc for phd.please provide me with the necessary information such as the iisc entrance test date for coming session,the qualified students will be given with the fellowship if jrf is not there.how the guide is to selected.

  7. hi am a second year student studying bsc microbiology in tamilnadu..I would like to study in iisc for msc microbiology so I would like to know when the online application forms are available for msc microbiology for the year 2016 and I want to take part in iisc entrance test please help me and contact me on luraivles@gmail.com

  8. hi i am a final year student studying bsc biotech in bangalore..i would like to know as to when the online application forms are available for msc in biotechnology for the year 2013

  9. I want to do integrated program in Computer science & Engineering. Is there any course for this branch, if yes please mail me

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