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
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.
** NET JRF includes – CSIR-UGC NET for JRF; UGC-NET for JRF; DBT JRF; ICMR JRF; JEST; NBHM; INSPIRE.
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