INDIAN INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE
MID-YEAR ADMISSIONS 2017
Applications are invited for admission to the Research Programs at the Institute. Qualifications for eligibility, specializations, areas of research, number of seats and other details are provided in our website http://www.iisc.ac.in → Admissions → Programmes → Research programmes → Eligibility.
Research rogrammes (Ph D only)
Aerospace Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science and Automation, Ecological Sciences, Electrical Communication Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Systems Engineering, High Energy Physics, Instrumentation and Applied Physics, Inorganic & Physical Chemistry, Materials Research, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Nanoscience and Engineering, Physics, Solid State and Structural Chemistry.
Interdisciplimary program – Biosystems Science and Engineering.
Candidates possessing a minimum of second class in the following degrees are eligible to apply:
|S.No||Qualifying degree||Qualifying in national entrance tests|
|1||Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/ Graduates of 4-year Bachelor of Science.||Valid GATE score* / NET JRF** is mandatory|
|2||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|
|3||Master’s degree in Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture/ Agriculture/ Pharmacy/ Veterinary Sciences||Desirable to have valid GATE score / NET JRF.|
|4||MS/MBA (post BE/B Tech) – (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 either of seventh
semester or at the end of eighth semester.
|Desirable to have valid GATE score / NET JRF.|
|6||MBBS/MD||Desirable to have valid GATE score / NET JRF.|
*The GATE score should be valid as on January 1, 2018. Candidates securing the valid GATE score for the years 2015/2016/2017 may apply.
** NET JRF includes – CSIR-UGC NET for JRF; UGC-NET for JRF; DBT JRF; ICMR JRF; JEST; NBHM; INSPIRE.
Short-listing is based either on national entrance tests performance or on the academic performance in the qualifying degree examination as per the table above. The final selection is based on the performance at an interview.
(Note that candidates who were called for the interview held in June 2017 in any one of the above mentioned departments are also eligible to apply again.)
GENERAL: Reservation for SC/ST/PwD(Persons with disability) and Kashmiri-Migrant candidates: As per Government of India regulations.
HOW TO APPLY
Application is available online only candidates can apply online through www.iisc.ac.in/admissions using the link “Newuser Registration / Login”
APPLICATION FEE (non refundable)
|General / OBC||Rs.800/-|
|SC / ST / PwD||Rs.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).
Website opening and
Last date for online
Date of Interview
Commencement of session
It is desirable that the applicants consult the department websites to obtain further information regarding the research activities of the individual departments / centres / units.