IISC PhD Admission 2020 – Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore will offer admission to the PhD Program(s). Candidates who are eligible can apply online at the official website i.e iisc.ac.in as per the schedule. Application will be filled through online mode only. The final selection of the candidate will be made through based on performance in the interview or in NTA (National Entrance Tests) or through the academic performance in the qualifying degree examination. Interested Candidates can check the complete information like application form, eligibility criteria of IISC PhD Admission 2020 through this page.
IISC PhD Admission 2020
After the successful registration, selected candidates will have to appear for the interview process (In some departments written test will be taken as per the need). The final selection of the candidates will be based on the performance in the interview taken by the officials. The tentative schedule for the admission process is given in the table below.
|Commencement of submission of online applications||1st week of Oct 2020|
|Last date for submission of online applications||Last week of Oct 2020|
|Date of interview||3rd week of Nov 2020|
|Commencement of class||1st week of 2021|
IISC PhD Admission 2020 Eligibility Criteria
Eligibility Criteria of this course in the detailed is given as follows. Candidates should note that this eligibility is given as per the last year information. Look at the below to know about eligibility:
For Research Programmes [PhD/M.Tech (research)]:
Candidates who possess a minimum of second class or equivalent in the following degrees are eligible to apply:
|S.No||Qualifying degree||Qualifying in national entrance tests|
|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 recognized by UPSC/AICTE as being equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering||Valid GATE score / NET JRF is mandatory|
For Integrated PhD Programmes:
|Disciplines||Educational qualification||Qualifying examination|
|Biological Sciences||A minimum of the 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 A minimum of the first class or equivalent in BE/ B Tech degree.||JAM 2020 in Biological Sciences (BL) or Biotechnology(BT) or Chemistry (CY) or Mathematics (MA) or Physics (PH) 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 2020 in Chemistry (CY) or Biological Sciences (BL) or Physics (PH)|
|Mathematical Sciences||A minimum of the 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 2020 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 2020 in Physics (PH) or JEST 2020|
For Research Ph.D. under External Registration Programme (ERP):
The educational qualifications will remains the same for the regular candidates also. Candidates who have qualified in one of the national entrance tests like CSIR-UGC NET for JRF, UGC-NET for JRF, DBT JRF, ICMR JRF, GATE, NBHM will be 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.
Note: The GATE score should be valid as of January 2021. Candidates securing the valid GATE score for the years 2018/2019/2020 can apply.
- NET JRF includes – CSIR-UGC NET for JRF; UGC-NET for JRF; DBT JRF; ICMR JRF; JEST; NBHM Screening Test 2019; INSPIRE.
IISC PhD Admission 2020 Application Form
The application form for the Ph.D. programs will be available in online mode only on the official website i.e iisc.ac.in. Candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria before filling the application form. Interested and Eligible candidate can apply for the application process as per the schedule. The candidates first have to visit the official website then a link will be displayed on the website which will direct to the online application form of the IISC PhD Admission 2020. Fill all the details which will be asked and the details should be corrected as per the documents so that there will be no problem arise in the future. Candidates are advised to check the official website for regular update.
Application Fee: The application fee is provided below is taken as per the information available in the last year, if any changes will be made we will let you know. Check the application fee details from the below:
- For General / OBC Categories candidates: Rs.800
- For SC / ST / PwD (person with disability) Categories candidates: Rs.400
- For ERP candidates (all categories): Rs.2000
IISC PhD Admission 2020 Research Programmes (Ph.D./M.Tech research)
The following programmes is given according to the various disciplines. This program(s) is offered by the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore as per the courses. The research programmes are given below:
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: Bio Systems Science and Engineering (offered by Centre for Bio systems 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). This interdisciplinary areas are given according to last year information.
IISC PhD Admission 2020 Selection Process
For Research Programmes [PhD/M.Tech (research)]:
Candidates will be shortlisted for an interview based on their performance in the National Entrance Test or the qualifying degree as detailed mentioned above. The selection will be based on the performance in the interview (in some of the departments, a written test will precede the interview).
For Integrated PhD Programmes:
Candidates will be shortlisted for interview based on their JAM 2020 score for all the four disciplines and also JEST 2020 for Physical Sciences. Selection for different discipline is given as under:
- (a) Chemical Sciences is based on the performance in the Interview
- (b) Biological, Physical and Mathematical Sciences is based on combined performance in the qualifying examination and interview.
For Research PhD under External Registration Programme (ERP):
The selection in the Ph.D. program under External Registration Programme will be based on the performance in an interview. Candidates are advised to prepare well for the interview process.
Official Website: iisc.ac.in