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INDIAN INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE

BANGALORE

 

MID-YEAR ADMISSIONS 2019

 

 

 

 

Applications are invited for admission to the (i) Research (Ph D) Programmes and (ii) Ph D - External Registration Programme (ERP) at Indian Institute of Science.Qualifications for eligibility, specializations, areas of research, and other details are provided in our website https://www.iisc.ac.in Admissions → ProgrammesResearch programmes → Eligibility.

 

Research Programmes (including ERP)

 

Participating Departments:

Aerospace Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science and Automation, Computational and Data Sciences, Electrical Communication Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Systems Engineering, Instrumentation and Applied Physics, Inorganic & Physical Chemistry, Materials Engineering, Materials Research, Mechanical Engineering, Nanoscience and Engineering,Physics, and Product Design and Manufacturing.

Interdisciplinary programme Ė Biosystems Science and Engineering.

 

Eligibility

 

Candidates possessing a minimumof second class in the following degrees are eligible to apply:

 

 

Qualifying degree

Qualifying in national entrance tests (Mode of entry)

1

Bachelorís degree in Engineering/Technology/

4-year Bachelor of Science.

Valid GATE score* / NET JRF** is mandatory

2

Masterís degree in Science / Masterís degree in Economics, Geography, Social Work, Psychology, Management, Commerce, Operations Research, Computer Science/ Computer Application

Valid GATE score / NET JRF is mandatory

3

Masterís degree in Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture/ Agriculture/ Pharmacy/ Veterinary Sciences

Desirable to have valid GATE score / NET JRF.

4

Bachelorís 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.

5

MBBS/MD

Desirable to have valid GATE score / NET JRF.

6

B Pharm

Valid GPAT score / JRF

7

 Bachelorís 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 Bachelorís degree in Engineering.

Valid GATE score / NET JRF is mandatory

*The GATE score should be valid as on January 1, 2020.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.

 

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).

 

(Note that candidates who were called for the interview held in May 2019 in any one of the above mentioned departments are also eligible to apply again. And the cut-off remains the same as fixed for August 2019 admissions)

 

 

Reservation for OBC/EWS/SC/ST/Persons with disability (PwD) and Kashmiri-Migrant (KM) candidates: As per the Government of India regulations. Grade/class of qualifying examination is relaxed to a ďpass classĒ for SC/ST candidates.

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

Application is available online only, candidates can apply online through https://admissions.iisc.ac.in using the link ďNewuser Registration / LoginĒ. ††
 

APPLICATION FEE( non refundable)

 

Category

Application Fee*

General / OBC

Rs.800/-

SC / ST / PwD

Rs.400/-

ERP

Rs.2000/-

* 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).

IMPORTANT DATES

 

Website opens for on-line submission of applications

01.10.2019

Last date for online submission of applications (website closes - 23:59 hours of31.10.2019)

31.10.2019

Date of Interview

18 & 19-11-2019

Commencement of session

01-01-2020

 

It is desirable that the applicants consult the department websites to obtain further information regarding the research activities of the individual departments/centres/units.

 

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