IISc Admission 2020 – Interview schedule for IISc Admission 2020 has been revised. Indian Institute Of Science, Bangalore offers Undergraduate, Postgraduate and PhD Programmes. The application form of UG, PG and Research Programmes is available in online mode at iisc.ac.in. Candidates are selected on the basis of their performance in the National Entrance Test or qualifying degree. However, in some departments selection will be based on the performance in National level test along with group discussion and interview. To know more about IISc Admission 2020 like Application process, Dates, Eligibility, selection criteria etc. Go through this article.
Latest: The schedule has released for August-December 2020 terms. Scroll down to check.
IISc Admission 2020
The mode of applying for each programme is Online mode. You can check out the important dates related to IISc Admission 2020 below:
For August-December Terms:
|IISc Admission 2020||Dates|
|Registration of courses will be announced by||25 Sep 2020|
|Starting of classes||01 Oct 2020|
|Last date for course dropping without mention||15 Dec 2020|
|Last date for course dropping with mention||05 Jan 2021|
|. Last date of Instructions||15 Jan 2021|
|End term examination||20 – 29 Jan 2021|
|Starting for Semester||01 Mar 2021|
|Ending of Semester||30 Jun 2021|
|IISc Admission 2020||PG/ PhD Programmes|
|Online application Starts from||01 Feb 2020|
|Last date to fill the online Application Form|
|Interview Schedule (Revised)||Dates|
|M.Tech Programme (sponsored from ISRO, NAL etc)||16 -17 Jul 2020|
|M.Tech Programme (sponsored from Defence & DRDO)||20 – 21 Jul 2020|
13 – 15 Jul 2020
|Research programmes||06 – 10 Jul 2020|
|Integrated Ph.D Programmes||13 – 15 Jul 2020|
|Date of Reporting at IISc|
|Course Programmes (Regular)||will be notified|
|Research Programmes||will be notified|
|Integrated Ph D, |
Sponsored M Tech ERP Programmes
|will be notified|
|Commencement of Classes||will be notified|
Note: M Tech/M Des/M Mgt programmes – There is no Aptitude test/interview/GD-PI process due to COVID-19
IISc Admission 2020 Announcement for Aug-Dec Session
Click here to download the Notice
IISc Admission 2020 Cut Off
Indian Institute of Science publishes the cut off used for shortlisting applicants for various selection rounds on its official website. Candidates can check the same using the direct link provided below.
- Click here to check the cut off used for shortlisting applicants for Interview in Research & Integrated PhD programmes.
IISc Admission 2020 Important Announcement
- The last date for filling the online application form for Bachelor of Science (Research) Programme is extended till August 06, 2020 (website closes at 23:59 hours).
- Admission to the Integrated Ph.D. programs of the Indian Institute of Science in the Biology and Physics program will be made on the basis of National qualifying examinations such as JAM,JEST and academic record of the applicant. Admission to Integrated Ph.D programs in chemistry and Mathematics will be made through online interviews for which interview call letters have been sent
- The Institute has uploaded M.Tech admission offers (Third round) on COAP portal. The applicants may see the same during 24- 25 June 2020 on COAP portal and exercise their options. The offer of admission letters can be downloaded by logging onto the IISc Admission Portal.
- The last date to confirm willingness, to appear for an online video interview, to Research Programme( Excluding Bachelor of Science (Research) and ERP) in July for August 2020 is extended till 10 am on 18 June 2020.
- Applicants to the Research programs of the Institute need to login to the admission portal admissions.iisc.ac.in and confirm their willingness to appear for an online video interview in July for the August 2020 term. Applicants who do not confirm their willingness to appear for the online interview in July 2020 before June 16, 2020, will be automatically considered for the next admission cycle in December for admission to the January 2021 term.
IISc Admission 2020 Application Form
Candidates can check important points to fill the online application form for IISc Admission 2020:
- IISc Admission 2020 Application Form is available in online mode at iisc.ac.in.
- Candidates need to make payment of application fee through Net banking, Visa Card, Master Card, Debit, Credit Cards.
- Candidates must note that fee is non-refundable and any bank or payment gateway service charges must be borne by the applicant.
Apply Online: Candidates can apply online for Postgraduate and PhD Programmes from their respective links.
For Postgraduate and PhD Programmes:
- Click here to register for IISc PG and Ph.D Admission 2020.
- Click here to access the login Portal for IISc PG and Ph.D Admission 2020.
For PG and Research programmes
|General / OBC / EWS||Rs. 800|
|SC / ST / PwD||Rs. 400|
|ERP candidates||Rs. 2000|
|Sponsored candidates from Defence, BARC,|
DRDO, ISRO, NAL, NTRO, KSRTC, BMTC, BDA, PWD
Courses Offered by the Institute
The institute offers the following courses for Admission 2020:
- M Tech/M Des
- M MGT
- Integrated PhD
- Research Programme (M Tech (Research)/Ph D)
- Ph D under External Registration Programme (ERP)
IISc Admission 2020 Eligibility Criteria
Before applying for the IISc Admission 2020, candidates must check out the Eligibility criteria for each course below:
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 2018 / 2019 / 2020 score are eligible to apply.
Applicants possessing a minimum of second class in Bachelor’s degree in Engineering / Technology Design / Architecture with valid GATE 2018/ 2019/ 2020 or CEED 2020 score are eligible to apply.
Applicants possessing a minimum of first class or equivalent in Bachelor’s degree in Engineering / Technology or equivalent with a valid GATE 2018/ 2019/ 2020 or CAT 2019 or GMAT scores are eligible to apply.
Research Ph D under External Registration Programme (ERP):
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.
Integrated PhD Programme:
IISc Admission 2020 Selection Process
Candidate can check the revised admission process of IISc Admission 2020 from link below:
- Click here to download IISc revised Admission Process 2020.
Candidates can check out the Selection procedure for each programme below:
Selection process for PG Programmes:
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.
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.
For Research Ph D under External Registration Programme (ERP): Based on the performance in an interview.
Selection process for Integrated PhD Programme:
Candidates will be short listed for interview based on their JAM 2020 score for all the four disciplines and also JEST 2020 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.
You can check out the IISc Scholarships provided for each programme below:
PG/ PhD Programmes:
All the candidates, except for M.MGT, are eligible for scholarship from MHRD/ CSIR/ UGC/ ICMR/ DBT/ AICTE/ DAE (NBHM). It depends upon the mode of their entry. The institute also provides scholarships to the meritorious students which are given by many Indian, business houses and multinational agencies.
IISc provides Job Placements and Internship facilities to all the eligible candidates. You can check out the previous year’s placement stats for reference purpose given below:
Here are some of the companies which have been the past recruiters at IISc:
- Hindustan Petroleum (HP)
- Tata Steel
About Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore was established in the year 1909. It is India’s leading institution of advanced education and research in the field of Science and Engineering. The institute carries out research in around 42 departments. There are a total number of 4, 200 students in the institute divided among the different programmes. IISc offers UG Research Programme, various PG and PhD programmes for admission. All the information related to the Admission process releases on the official website as per the schedule.
The institute has won the following National awards over the years:
- 2 Bharat Ratnas
- 34 Padma Awards
- 74 JC Bose Fellowship Awards
- 93 Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Awards
- 33 Swarnajayanti Fellowship Awards
- 3 Infosys Prizes
Ranking and Accreditation:
Candidates can check out the Ranking of the Institute below:
- QS (World) (2019) – 170
- QS (BRICS) (2019) – 10
- QS (Asia) (2018) – 51
- Times (World) (2019) – 251 – 300
- Times (BRICS) (2017) – 14
- Times (Asia) (2019) – 29
- NIRF (Overall) (2018) – 1
- NIRF (Universities) (2018) – 1
Official Website: iisc.ac.in
For more information related to IISc Admission 2020, Download Following Documents:
- IISc PG and Ph.D Admission Notification
- Self-declaration Certificate Format – SC/ST/OBC(NCL) / EWS / KM /PWD candidates
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