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IISc LogoIndian Institute of Science (IISC) Bangalore has consistently ranked as a top university. It offers 4 year Bachelor of Science research programme. As per the official website admissions in UG programme 2018 is now open from February 01, 2018. Admission in UG programme is done on the basis merit list of the various national level exams which are KVPY, JEE and NEET. Interested candidates can submit the application form for IISC 2018 Admission from here. Get here complete details of IISC Admission 2018 for UG Bachelor of Science.

Latest: Details regarding second Spot admission as on Jul 31, 2018, has been released, check the same from below.

IISc Admission 2018 for UG (Bachelor of Science)

Admission process has commenced from February 01, 2018 and further details for admission process will be announced till then check the expected dates from the table below.

Events Dates
IISc 2018 Application Form available online from 01 Feb 2018
Last date for submission of online applications 30 Apr 2018
Date of counselling 29 Jun 2018
Date of spot admission 30 Jul 2018
Date of Second spot admission 31 Jul 2018

Students who are interested in studying at the Indian Institute of Science (IISC) Bangalore should go to the online application form. IISc 2018 Application Form should be filled by entering correct and valid details, and the requisite fee should be paid before the last date of submission of online IISC UG Admission 2018 application form.

IISc 2018 Spot Admission

Spot admission offers will be made to JEE-Main, IIT-JEE-Advanced and NEET-UG candidates within the following cutoff, as there are some more vacancies in the following category.

The All India cut off ranks in SC category is:

  • 16001-40000(SC)

Note:  Students who have secured ranks outside this range will not be allowed for the counselling/admission

This process will be held from 9:00 AM to 10.00 AM on 07 Aug, 2018 at IISc-UG Administrative Building. If you are selected for admission, you will be required to complete the admission formalities including payment of admission fees on the same day and begin attending the classes. The seats will be filled up based on the rank and availability of the seat.

Those who are within the above declared cut off and wish to attend the spot counseling/admission are requested to send an email to the following address along with proof of rank (scanned copy) before 5.00 PM on Aug 04, 2018.

Counselling for IISc 2018 Admission

A counselling session will be held for the selected candidates for UG admissions at the “UG administrative building” in the IISc campus. Please note that participation in the counselling session is mandatory for confirming your seat in the Bachelor of Science (Research) Programme. Candidates should produce the copy of the offer letter along with the JEE Advanced/NEET-UG results.

Candidates who are called for counselling will visit Indian Institute of Science Bangalore campus and decide on whether they wish to study there or not. If yes, they accept admission offer and complete admission formalities.

If you have applied through KVPY, scrutiny is based on you having scholarship offer and rank/merit in KVPY. Since these results are already available at the time of applying, usually KVPY candidates get a call first.

The cutoff Ranks for shortlisted candidates in different categories in the JEE (Main) and NEET-UG streams are (in the General Merit list):

  • 250(General);
  • 5000(OBC-NCL);
  • 5000(SC);
  • 40000(ST);
  • 5000(KM) and
  • 5000(PH).

About IISC 2018 Admission

The institute has decided to not burden students with an additional IISC Entrance Test. Admission will be using merit list of national level entrance exams KVPY, JEE (Main and Advanced), and NEET.

Students who appear in following entrance exams are eligible to apply for IISC 2018 Admission.

  • KVPY-SA (appeared in 2016 and selected for the Fellowship)
  • KVPY-SB (appeared in 2017 and selected for the Fellowship)
  • KVPY-SX (appeared in 2017 and selected for the Fellowship)
  • KVPY Fellows selected through the Empowerment Initiative for SC/ST candidates (appeared in 2016 for SA, 2017 for SB/SX and selected for the Fellowship)
  • JEE Main (Appearing in 2018 and securing a minimum of 60% (GN), 54% (OBC-NCL), 30% (SC/ST/PWD))
  • JEE Advanced (Appearing in 2018 and securing a minimum of 60% (GN), 54% (OBC-NCL), 30% (SC/ST/PWD))
  • NEET UG (Appearing in 2018 and securing a minimum of 60% (GN), 54% (OBC-NCL), 30% (SC/ST/PWD)).

Application Process

  • Application Forms (available only online): The online application may be prepared and submitted by accessing the IISc website www.iisc.ac.in/ug with effect from 01.02.2018.
  • The application fee: Rs. 500/- for GN/OBC/KM candidates and Rs. 250/- for SC/ST/PWD categories. The fee is non-refundable; any bank or payment gateway service charges must be borne by the applicant).
  • Payment of the Application Fee:
    Payment option: On-line Payment – Net-banking, Visa Card/ Master Card, Debit/Credit Cards.


Candidates who satisfy the IISc 2018 Admission eligibility conditions only must apply. The conditions of eligibility for IISc UG Admission 2018-2019 indicate mainly the educational qualification required in order to study undergraduate program in the Indian Institute of Science.

  • Candidate must have completed class 10+2 or equivalent exam in 2017 or is going to complete it in 2018.
  • Candidate must have studied Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics as main subjects in 10+2 with other main or subsidiary subjects.
  • Candidates who have studied Biology, Statistics, Electronics, Computer Science, etc., in addition to Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics are also eligible to apply.
  • Minimum marks that candidate should have secured is first class (60%) in qualifying exam. For SC / ST candidates, this relaxed to pass class.

IISc 2018 Admission – Selection through KVPY, JEE Main, JEE Advanced, NEET

Once the applications are received, and candidates’ marks obtained in the respective exams is known the institute, candidates are placed in order or merit. A cut off percentage is determined for admission through each stream (KVPY SA, KVPY SB, KVPY SX, JEE Main, JEE Advanced, AIPMT).

Candidates whose marks are more than the IISc 2018 Cut Off, will be offered admissions to the four years Bachelor of Science (Research) programme.

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