Indian Institute of Science(IISc), Mid-Term Admissions to Ph.D Program

Last Date of Application is 31 October 2018.

Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru has invited applications for admissions into their Ph.D. program, in the mid-term. The candidates willing to apply must have either a valid GATE score OR should be a NET Junior Research Fellow (JRF).

Participating Departments:

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Science and Automation
  • Computational and Data Sciences
  • Electrical Communication Engineering
  • Electronics System Engineering
  • Instrumentation and Applied Physics
  • Inorganic and Physical Chemistry
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Molecular Reproduction Development and Genetics
  • Nano Science and Engineering
  • Physics
  • Solid State and Structural Chemistry

Eligibility Criteria:

The following categories of candidates are eligible to apply for admission to the research programme, subject to satisfying requirements detailed in the subsequent sections:

Candidates possessing a minimum  of second class in the following degrees are eligible to apply:

Qualifying degreeQualifying in national entrance tests
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Technology/ Graduates of 4-year Bachelor of Science.Valid GATE score* / NET JRF** is mandatory
Master’s degree in Science / Master’s degree in Economics, Geography, Social Work, Psychology, Management, Commerce, Operations Research, Computer Science/ ApplicationValid GATE score / NET JRF is mandatory
Master’s degree in Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture/ Agriculture/ Pharmacy/ Veterinary SciencesDesirable to have valid GATE score / NET JRF.
MS/MBA (post BE/B Tech) – (applicable to the Department of Management Studies/Ecological Sciences)Desirable to have valid GATE score / NET JRF.
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 either of the seventh semester or at the end of the eighth semester (eligible for Ph.D. only).Desirable to have valid GATE score / NET JRF.
MBBS/MDDesirable to have valid GATE score / NET JRF.
B PharmValid GPAT score / JRF
 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

*The GATE score should be valid as on August 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 Screening Test 2018; INSPIRE.

Selection Procedure:

The selection of candidates for admission to research programmes is through an interview to be held at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore during the period  21st – 25th May 2018 and for interdisciplinary programmes during 19th & 20th May 2018.

The number of candidates called for an interview will depend on the number of vacancies available in each department.

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