1. Bachelor of Science (Research) program
    • Is there any course available at IISc after 12th Standard?
      • Yes, from 2011 onwards, 4 years Bachelor of Science (Research) program is offered at IISc. The candidate must have studied Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in +2/12th Standard. In addition, the candidate need to qualify in one of the national tests – KVPY/  IIT-JEE (Main) or (Advance)/ NEET.
    • What are the subjects offered in Bachelor of Science (Research) program?
      • There is no specific subject offered in Bachelor of Science (Research) program. The student must study Physics, Chemistry, Maths, Biology,  Earth and Environmental Science, Materials. Only in the fourth year a specialized subject will be given to the student based on the interest and performance of the student in the subject.
    • What is the duration for Bachelor of Science (Research) program?
      • 4 years (8 semesters).
    • I am a NRI candidate am I eligible to apply for Bachelor of Science (Research) program?
    • Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) applicants for the Admissions at the Institute.
      • Persons of Indian origin holding non-Indian passports are eligible to apply for admission to the academic programs of IISc provided they hold an Overseas Citizenship of India as per section 7B(1) of the Indian Citizenship Act, 1955.  In addition, they need to satisfy all the eligibility criteria for admission prescribed for Indian citizens.Persons of Indian origin holding foreign passports and not holding an Overseas Citizenship of India as per section 7B(1) of the Indian Citizenship Act, 1955 can seek admission through International Students Admission process.
    • Can I apply for Biology in the undergraduate program?
      • No, there is no specific subject offered in Bachelor of Science (Research) program. You can take biology as major subject in the courses.
    • Is there Aeronautical course available at IISc?
      • No, there is no Aeronautical course available at IISc for 10+2 candidates.
    • Is there any Engineering course offered at IISc for +2 candidates?
      • No, there is no Engineering course offered at IISc for 10+2 candidates.
    • When does the semester start?
      • Semester starts from 1st working day of August every year.
    • When will the application form available for undergraduate program
      • Online application will be available from 1st of February every year till end of April. There is no offline application form.
    • How to fill an online application?
      • Applicant has to register online  link and clicking on “Newuser Registration/Login” then select UG program and again click on “New user to register click here“ . Applicant must use his email ID to register (email ID cannot be changed later) preferably gmail account ID. After registration a verification email will be sent to the registered email account, by confirming the email one can start filling the online application.
    • What are the dates in Calendar of events for admission to UG program?
      • Events Date
        Website opens for on-line submission of applications February 1st
        Last dates for on-line submission of applications

        (website closes at 00:00 hours)

        April  30th
        Last date for updating the following NET Results online:

        KVPY/IIT-JEE (Main) / IIT-JEE  (Advance)/ NEET  

        (Applicants must update their national test  results by logging into Applicant’s interface and clicking on “Update your national ent. Test result” link.)


        Within 1 week from the date of announcement of result


        Date of Reporting at IISc : Last week of July
        Commencement of Classes August 1
    • What is the cutoff score for admission to UG program in 2016?
      • Stream GN OBC SC ST
        KVPY- SA         Rank 280 All All All
        KVPY- SB         Rank 2 All All All
        KVPY- SX         Rank 280 All All All
        JEE-Main           Marks 295 230 200 108
        JEE-Advance     Rank 280 8000 1200 11000
        NEET-UG            Rank 280 8000 8000 16000
    • I have some doubts regarding admission, whom should I contact?
      • You may send an email seeking clarifications to the Dean, Undergraduate Program and the email address is deanugoff@admin.iisc.ernet.in. Also there is a 24 x 7 Helpline – 9845103264 – send a sms or whatsapp msg or send an email to iiscadmissions16@gmail.com.