ADMISSIONS 2015

 

 

Admission is open for (i) Research Programmes [Ph D / M Sc (Engg)] (ii) Course Programmes [ME/M Tech/M Des/M.Mgt]  (iii) Ph D (Integrated) Programmes and (iv) External Registration Programmes for Ph D at the Institute.  Eligibility criteria, specialization, areas of research and other details are available from the dropdown menu at the IISc website (eg. http://www.iisc.ernet.in  then click on Admissions - Research programs – Ph D – Information Brochure - Eligibility Criteria – Research programme (Ph D/M Sc Engg)). Refer to concerned department websites for more details.

 

Candidates who are yet to complete their qualifying examinations and expect to complete all the requirements for the degree (including all examinations, project dissertation, viva-voce etc.) are also eligible to apply provided they can furnish the necessary certificates by October 31, 2015.

 

 

( i)  RESEARCH PROGRAMMES [Ph D/M Sc(Engg)]

 

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, Neuroscience, Organic Chemistry, Physics, and Solid State & Structural Chemistry.

 

M Sc(Engg) 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, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Nano Science and Engineering, Product Design & Manufacturing, Sustainable Technologies, and Supercomputer Education & Research (Computational Sciences Stream and Computer Systems Stream).

 

Ph D in Interdisciplinary areas: Bioengineering, Energy, Mathematical Sciences, Nano Science and Engineering.

 

ELIGIBILITY

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

 

Bachelor’s or Master's degree in an appropriate field of Engineering/Technology/Architecture/ Medicine/ Agriculture/ Pharmacy/ Veterinary Sciences; or Master’s degree in Science in an appropriate field,  or  Master’s in Economics, Geography, Social Work, Psychology, Management, Commerce, Operations Research, Computer Science/ Application as applicable to the respective departments. Specific eligibility criteria for a given department/centre/unit can be seen from their websites.

 

Mandatory: Qualifying in one of the following appropriate National Entrance Test (NET) with validity as on 1st August 2015: CSIR-UGC NET for JRF; or UGC-NET for JRF; or DBT JRF; or ICMR JRF; or JEST 2015; or NBHM Screening Test 2015; or GATE 2014/2015 or INSPIRE Fellows (for Ph D).

 

ME/ M Tech/ M Sc(Engg)/ M Des. or MS or MBA (post BE/B Tech) qualified candidates who wish to apply for Ph D of the departments in Engineering Faculty - valid NET qualification is not mandatory but desirable.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 (ii) COURSE  PROGRAMMES [ME/ M Tech/M Des/M.Mgt]

 

(a) Master of Engineering (ME) in Aerospace Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science  & Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Microelectronic Systems, Signal Processing, Systems Science & Automation, and Communication & Networks.

 

ELIGIBILITY

Candidates possessing a minimum of second class in Bachelor's degree in appropriate field of Engineering / Technology or equivalent degree with valid GATE score are eligible to apply.

 

Selection is based on valid GATE 2014/2015 score only.

 

(b) Master of Technology (M Tech) in (i) Climate Science, (ii) Computational Science, (iii) Earth Science, (iv) Electronic Systems Engineering, (v) Instrumentation,  (vi)  Nano Science & Engineering  (vii) Transportation & Infrastructure Engineering.

 

ELIGIBILITY

Candidates possessing a minimum of second class in the following qualifying degree with valid GATE score are eligible to apply:

 

Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate field of Engineering/Technology; or Master’s degree in Science, Physical Sciences, Mathematics, Statistics, Geology, Instrumentation, Electronics   or  Master’s in Computer Application as applicable to the respective departments. Please refer to department website appropriately for more details.

 

Selection for (i),  (ii) , (iii), (iv) and (vi) is based on an aptitude test and interview subsequent to short-listing based on valid GATE score and for (v) and (vii) based on valid GATE score only.

 

(c) Master of Design (M Des) in Product Design & Engineering

 

ELIGIBILITY

Candidates possessing a minimum of second class in Bachelor’s degree in Engineering / Technology / Design / Architecture  with valid GATE / CEED scores are eligible to apply.

 

Selection is based on a Design Aptitude Test and interview subsequent to short-listing based on valid GATE / CEED scores.

 

(d) Master of Management (M.Mgt)

 

ELIGIBILITY

Candidates possessing a minimum of first class in Bachelor’s degree in Engineering / Technology or equivalent degree with a valid GATE/CAT/GMAT scores are eligible to apply.

 

Selection is based on a group discussion  and interview subsequent to short-listing based on valid GATE / CAT /GMAT scores. 

 

“IIMs have no role either in the selection process or in the conduct of the programme.”


 

 

(iii) Ph D (Integrated) PROGRAMMES 

 

 

in (1) Biological Sciences, (2) Chemical Sciences, (3) Physical Sciences  and (4) Mathematical Sciences.

 

ELIGIBILITY

Candidates possessing a minimum of first class in B Sc or equivalent degree in Physical, Mathematical, Chemical, Biological Sciences (including Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy, Veterinary  and Agricultural Sciences) are eligible to apply to an appropriate discipline. BE / B Tech degree holders who qualify in Mathematics/Mathematical Statistics paper in JAM are eligible to apply only to Mathematical Sciences discipline.

 

The short-listing of candidates for interview for (1), (3), and (4) is based on the performance in JAM 2015 and for (2) selection is based on performance in JAM only.

 

Those candidates who qualify in JAM and interested to apply for the Ph D (Integrated) programme at the Institute must give IISc as one of the preferences while applying online through JAM portal after the JAM results. 

 

 

 

(iv)  EXTERNAL REGISTRATION PROGRAMMES (ERP)

 

 

ERP is offered for working professionals from (1) R&D Organizations / Industries  and (2) Faculty members from Engineering, Agricultural, Pharmaceutical, Veterinary, Medical Colleges/ Universities, recognized  by the appropriate government agencies. The candidates must be officially sponsored by their employing organization. The departments will decide on whether they will have ERP candidates in their Ph D programmes.

 

ELIGIBILITY

• Qualifications remain the same as for the regular candidates. Further, the candidate should have two years of full time employment service in the present organization.

 

Desirable: Qualifying in one of the NET: CSIR-UGC NET for JRF, UGC-NET for JRF, DBT JRF ,ICMR JRF, GATE, NBHM, etc.

 

Selection will be based on candidate’s performance in the interview to be conducted at IISc.


 

 

 HOW TO APPLY

 

Application for all the programmes mentioned above are available online only, prospective candidates should apply online.  Visit our website www.iisc.ernet.in/admissions  for e-brochure and online application. 
 
Sponsored candidates from Defence, DRDO, BARC, ISRO, NAL, KSRTC, BMTC, BDA, PWD and CPRI applying for the Sponsored course programme should compulsorily fill in the online application form and submit the printed version, in duplicate, on or before March 25, 2015.

 

APPLICATION FEE( non refundable)

 

Category

Application Fee*

General / OBC

`800/-

SC / ST / PH

`400/-

ERP candidates (All categories)

`2000/-

Sponsored candidates from Defence, DRDO, BARC, ISRO, NAL, KSRTC, BMTC, BDA PWD and CPRI

 

`800/-

*Bank service charge extra (to be borne by the applicants)

 

Mode of Payment for Application fee: Mode of payment options available are : (1) Online Payment (includes Net-banking, Debit Card, Visa/Master Credit Card Payments). (2) Offline Payment – SBI Bank branches accept Challan payment across the country. 

IMPORTANT DATES

 

Website opening and online submission of Applications

02.02.2015

Last date for online submission of applications (website closure)

20.03.2015

Ph D (Integrated) programmes -   Refer to IIT, Guwahati website  for online submission of Applications after JAM results.  

 

Reservation for OBC/SC/ST/Physically-Handicapped(PH) and Kashmiri-Migrant(KM) candidates: As per the Government of India regulations. Grade/Class of qualifying examination is relaxed to a “pass class” for SC/ST candidates.

 

Scholarships:  All the regular students (except M.Mgt students) who join the Institute are eligible for IISc scholarship / fellowship from CSIR/ UGC/ ICMR/ MHRD/ AICTE/ NBHM. Scholarships from many Indian and multinational agencies and business houses are also available for meritorious students.

 

The prospective applicants may please refer to the concerned  department’s website for required fields of specialization and for more details regarding specific academic programs by visiting our Home Page: http://www.iisc.ernet.in/academics.departments.php.

 

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