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INDIAN INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE
BANGALORE

ADMISSIONS 2019

Applications are invited from eligible applicants for admissions to regular

  1. Research Programmes  [Ph  D  /  M  Tech  (Research)]
  2. Course  Programmes  [M  Tech/M  Des/M  Mgt],
  3. Integrated Ph D Programmes, and also to
  4. Research (Ph D only) under External Registration Programmes.

The gist of the admission operations is given in the following paragraphs. Applicants are advised to go through the eligibility criteria, specialisations, areas of research, selection procedure and other details available at separate links on the IISc website (e.g, http://www.iisc.ac.in → Admissions → Programmes → PG Research programmes → M Tech (Research)/Ph D → Eligibility).

1. RESEARCH PROGRAMMES [Ph D/M Tech (Research)]

1.1 Departments/Areas

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 (Ph D only), Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Nano Science and Engineering (Ph D only), Design & Manufacturing, Sustainable Technologies, and Computational & Data Sciences.

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), Climate Change (offered by Divecha Centre for Climate Change).

1.2 Eligibility

Applicants possessing a minimum of second class or equivalent in the following degrees as applicable to the individual departments / areas are eligible to apply:

Sl. No.

Qualifying degree

Qualifying in national entrance tests (Mode of entry)

1

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/ 4-year Bachelor of Science

Valid GATE score* / NET JRF** is mandatory

2

Master’s degree in Science / Master’s degree in Economics, Geography, Psychology, Management, Commerce, Operations Research, Computer Science/ Application

Valid GATE score / NET JRF is mandatory

3

Master’s degree in Engineering / Technology / Architecture/ Agriculture / Pharmacy / Veterinary Sciences

Desirable to have valid GATE score / NET JRF/GPAT.

4

MS/MBA (post BE/B Tech/M Sc) – (applicable for the department of Management Studies/Ecological Sciences)

Desirable to have valid GATE score / NET JRF.

5

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 (for Ph D only)

Desirable to have valid GATE score / NET JRF.

6

MBBS/MD

Desirable to have valid GATE score / NET JRF.

7

B Pharma

Valid GPAT score / JRF

8

Bachelor’s degree holders in Physics / Chemistry / Mathematics / Statistics / Computer Science /Electronics followed by qualifications obtained through examinations conducted by professional societies recognised by UPSC/AICTE as being equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering.

 

Valid GATE score / NET JRF is mandatory

* The GATE score should be valid as on August 1, 2019. Candidates securing the valid GATE score for the years 2017/2018/2019 may apply.
** NET JRF includes - CSIR-UGC NET for JRF; UGC-NET for JRF; DBT JRF; ICMR JRF; JEST; NBHM Screening Test 2019; INSPIRE.

1.3 Selection procedure

Candidates are shortlisted for an interview based on their performance in  the National Entrance Test or the qualifying degree as detailed in the above table. The selection is based on the performance in the interview (in some of the departments, a written test will precede the interview).

2. COURSE PROGRAMMES [M Tech/M Des/M Mgt]

2.1 M Tech Programmes

2.1.1 Departments / programmes

2.1.2 Selection procedure

Aerospace Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Instrumentation & Applied Physics, Materials Engineering, Transportation & Infrastructure Engineering

Based only on the GATE score

Artificial Intelligence, Chemical Engineering, Climate Science, Computational & Data Sciences, Earth Science, Electronic Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Microelectronics and VLSI Design

Based on the GATE score and the performance in an aptitude test/interview

Communication and Networks, Nano Science and Engineering, Signal Processing, Smart Manufacturing

Based on the GATE score and the performance in an interview

2.1.3 Eligibility

Applicants possessing a minimum of Second Class or equivalent in a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate field of Engineering / Technology or Master's degree in Physical Sciences, Mathematics, Statistics, Geology, Instrumentation, Electronics, Computer Applications as applicable to individual departments / programmes with a valid GATE 2017 / 2018 / 2019 score are eligible to apply.
M Tech programmes interview schedules are as given on the IISc website www.iisc.ac.in/admissions under Important Dates.

2.1.4

Common Offer Acceptance Portal (COAP) provides a common platform for the candidate to make the most preferred choice for an admission into M.Tech Programmes through GATE in participating institutions (IISc & IITs). Admission offers for M Tech programmes of IISc  for all the above disciplines and also for M.Des. (from GATE stream) will be made on COAP. Candidates will have to register on COAP to accept the offer. Please visit the website http://coap.iitm.ac.in/ register as per the instructions given therein.

2.1.5

Sponsored candidates from Defence, DRDO, BARC, ISRO, NAL, NTRO, KSRTC, BMTC, BDA, PWD and CPRI applying for a course programme under the sponsored category must compulsorily fill an online application form and submit the printed version, in duplicate, on or before 27 March 2019.


2.2.  Master of Design (M Des) in Product Design and Engineering offered by Centre for Product Design and Manufacturing

2.2.1 Eligibility

Applicants possessing a minimum of second class in Bachelor's degree in Engineering / Technology Design / Architecture with valid GATE 2017/ 2018/ 2019 or CEED 2019 score are eligible to apply.

2.2.2 Selection procedure

Candidates will be shortlisted for a design aptitude test and an interview based on the GATE / CEED score 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. The announcement of the results and issue of admission of offers for candidates shortlisted on GATE score will be through COAP, and for those based on CEED, directly by the Institute. Therefore, the candidates with GATE are required to register on COAP as detailed at section 2.1.4

2.3 Master of Management (M Mgt)

2.3.1 Eligibility

Applicants possessing a minimum of first class or equivalent in Bachelor's degree in Engineering / Technology or equivalent with a valid GATE 2017/ 2018/ 2019 or CAT 2018 or GMAT scores are eligible to apply.

2.3.2 Selection procedure

Candidates will be short-listed for a group discussion and interview based on GATE / CAT / GMAT scores 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.

3. INTEGRATED Ph D PROGRAMMES

3.1 Disciplines

3.2 Eligibilty

Educational qualification

Qualifying examination

Biological Sciences

A minimum of first class or equivalent in Bachelor’s or an equivalent degree in Physical, Chemical or Biological Sciences (including Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical, Veterinary Sciences and Agricultural Sciences) or 

JAM 2019 in Biological Sciences (BL) or Biotechnology (BT) or Chemistry (CY) or Mathematics (MA) or Physics (PH) 

 

A minimum of first class or equivalent in BE/B Tech degree.

Biotechnology(BT)

Chemical Sciences

A minimum of first class in B.Sc. or an equivalent degree with Chemistry as one of the main subjects with Mathematics at the PUC or Plus 2 level.

JAM 2019 in Chemistry (CY) or Biological Sciences (BL) or Physics (PH)

Mathematical Sciences

A minimum of first class or equivalent in B Sc or equivalent degree with Mathematics as one of the subjects or BE/BTech or equivalent degree.

A minimum of first class or equivalent in  BE/  B Tech degree.

JAM 2019 in Mathematics (MA) or Mathematical Statistics (MS)

Physical Sciences

A minimum of first class or equivalent in B.Sc. or an equivalent degree with Physics as one of the main subjects.

JAM 2019 in Physics (PH) or JEST 2019

3.3.3 Selection procedure

Candidates will be short listed for interview based on their JAM 2019 score for all the four disciplines and also JEST 2019 for Physical Sciences. Selection for (a) Chemical Sciences will be based on the performance in the Interview; (b) Biological, Physical and Mathematical Sciences will be based on combined performance in the qualifying examination and interview.

4.  Research Ph D under External Registration Programme (ERP)

This programme is meant for (1) professionals from R&D Organizations / Industries and (2) Faculty members from Engineering, Agricultural, Pharmaceutical, Veterinary, Medical Colleges/ Universities, recognized by the appropriate government agencies.

4.1 Eligibility

The educational qualifications remain the same as for the regular candidates. 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 but not mandatory. Further, the candidate should have completed two years of full-time employment in the current organization. The candidates must be officially sponsored by their employing organizations.

4.2 Selection procedure

Based on the performance in an interview.

HOW TO APPLY

Applications for all the programmes mentioned above are available online. Hence the applicants should apply online only. Visit website www.iisc.ac.in → Admissions for more details and register online and fill the application.

APPLICATION FEE

Category

Application Fee*

General / OBC

Rs.800

SC / ST / PwD (person with disability)

Rs.400

ERP candidates (all categories)

Rs.2000

Sponsored candidates from Defence, DRDO, BARC, ISRO, NAL,NTRO,

KSRTC, BMTC, BDA PWD and CPRI

 

Rs.800

*The fee is non-refundable; any bank or payment gateway service charges must be borne by the applicant.

Payment options

Online payment through net-banking, debit card, visa/master credit card.

IMPORTANT DATES

Website opens for on-line submission of applications

01.02.2019

Last date for online submission of applications (website closes at 23:59 hours on 25.03.2019)

25.03.2019


Reservation / concession / relaxations for OBC/SC/ST/Persons with disability (PwD) and Kashmiri-Migrant (KM) candidates

As per the Government of India rules. The minimum class prescribed in the qualifying examination is relaxed to a “Pass Class” for SC/ST candidates.

Scholarships

All the regular students (except M.Mgt) who join the Institute are eligible for scholarship from MHRD / CSIR / UGC/ ICMR / DBT / AICTE / DAE (NBHM) depending upon their mode of entry. Scholarships from many Indian and multinational agencies, and business houses are also available for meritorious students.

The applicants are advised to visit the website www.iisc.ac.in/admissions and the department website to which they are applying to familiarize themselves with complete admission related matters, areas of research, etc.

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#Submitted by Sandeep sharma (not verified) on Mon, 28/01/2019 - 09:55

Sir kya net compulsory hai but him net nhi hai tb bhi exam de sakte hai

Hi Sandeep

Isme alag alag discipline ke according GATE/NET/GPAT etc ki requirement mandatory or desirable hai. Agar tumhare pas NET nahi hai to aap apani eligibility aur interest ke according apply kar sakte hain. Poori notification dhyan se padhne se aapko samajh aa jayega.

#Submitted by raja on Wed, 06/02/2019 - 06:23

What are the chances for people having a lower rank and they could make into IISc? Most of the times top rankers fill up the seats. 

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