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IISc Bangalore PhD Admission 2018, Eligibility, Application, Dates


IISc Bangalore announce Mid-Year Admission 2018 for PhD (including ERP)

IISc Bangalore PhD Admission 2018 – Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore has invited applications for admission to the Research (PhD) Program & External Registration Program (ERP) in a few departments of the Institute for the year 2018

Also See : PHD Admissions 2018 

Participating Departments
  • Aerospace Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Computer Science and Automation, Computational and Data Sciences-Computational Science stream, Electrical Communication Engineering, Electronic Systems Engineering, Instrumentation and Applied Physics , Inorganic & Physical Chemistry, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Molecular Reproduction Development and Genetics, Nanoscience and Engineering, Physics, and Solid State and Structural Chemistry.
  • Interdisciplinary Programs – Bio systems Science and Engineering, Energy

Eligibility Criteria for IISC Bangalore PhD Admission 2018

  • Candidates possessing a minimum of second class in the following degrees are eligible to apply
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/4-year Bachelor of Science: Valid GATE score* or NET JRF** is mandatory
  • Master’s degree in Science / Master’s degree in Economics, Geography, Social Work, Psychology, Management, Commerce, Operations Research, Computer Science/ Application: Valid GATE score or NET JRF is mandatory
  • Master’s degree in Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture/ Agriculture/ Pharmacy/ Veterinary Science: Desirable to have a valid GATE score or NET JRF.
  • MS/MBA (post BE/B.Tech) – (applicable for the department of Management Studies/Ecological Sciences): Desirable to have valid GATE score or NET JRF.
  • Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in Engineering/ Technology from any centrally funded technical institution, with a minimum CGPA of 8.5 out of 10 or its equivalent: Desirable to have valid GATE score or NET JRF.
  • MBBS/MD: Desirable to have valid GATE score or NET JRF.
  • *The GATE score should be valid as on January 1, 2018. Candidates securing the valid GATE score for the years 2016/2017/2018 may apply.
  • 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 in an interview, or in some cases, a written test and interview.
  • (Note that candidates who were called for the interview held in May 2018 in any of the above-mentioned departments are also eligible to apply again.)
  • Reservation for SC/ST/PwD (Persons with disability) and Kashmiri-Migrant candidates: As per Government of India regulations.

IISC Bangalore PhD Admission 2018 Application Form

  • Application is available online only, candidates can apply online through www.iisc.ac.in/admissions using the link “New user Registration / Login”
Application Fee (non-refundable)
  • General / OBC – Rs.800/-
  • SC / ST / PwD – Rs.400/-
  • ERP – Rs.2000/-
  • *any bank or payment gateway service charges must be borne by the

Mode of Payment for Application Fee

  • Only online Payment mode is available (includes internet-banking, debit card, Visa/Master credit card payments)

IISC Bangalore PhD Admission 2018 Important Dates

  • Website opens for online submission of applications 01st October 2018
  • Last date for online submission of applications website closes – 24:00 hours of 31st October 2018)
  • Date of the Interview: 19th November 2018 – 20th November 2018
  • Commencement of the session: 01st January 2019




3 Responses to “IISc Bangalore PhD Admission 2018, Eligibility, Application, Dates”


    My son is doing ma economics from lucknow university. can he apply for phd economics.

  2. R K Hota says:

    MS. from. BITS. Having industry. Exp. Desires PhD admission. With out gate. Score ??

  3. nivedita says:

    Dear Sir,

    I have done my M.e.But i dont have gate /NET score.Am i applicable for to apply for PHD .Kindly reply.

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