ADMISSIONS 2016

 

 

 

Admission is open for (i) Research [Ph D / M Tech (Research)] (ii) Courses [M Tech/M Des/M.Mgt],(iii) Ph D (Integrated), and (iv) External Registration Programmes (Ph D) at the Institute.Eligibility criteria, specialization, areas of research and other details are available from the dropdown menu at the IISc website (http://www.iisc.ernet.inclick on Admissions → Research programs → Ph D → Information Brochure → Eligibility Criteria → Research programme[Ph D / M Tech (Research)].

 

Candidates who are yet to complete their qualifying examinations and expect to complete all the requirements for the degree by end of July 2016 (including all examinations, project dissertation, viva-voce etc.) are also eligible to apply provided they can furnish the necessary certificates by October 31, 2016.

 

I.RESEARCH PROGRAMMES [Ph D/M Tech (Research)]

 

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

M Tech (Research) 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 Computational and Data Sciences Ė (Computational Science Stream and Computer Systems Stream).

Ph D in Interdisciplinary areas: BioSystems Science and Engineering (offered by Centre for Biosystems Science and Engineering), Energy (offered by Interdisciplinary Centre for Energy Research), Mathematical Sciences (offered by IISc Mathematics Initiative), Nanoscience and Engineering (offered by the Centre for Nano Science and Engineering), Water Research (offered by Interdisciplinary Centre for Water Research).

 

 

ELIGIBILITY

Candidates possessing a minimumof second class in the following degrees are eligible to apply:†††††††††††††††

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Bachelorís or Master's degree in an appropriate field of Engineering/Technology/Architecture/ Medicine/ Agriculture/ Pharmacy/ Veterinary Sciences; or Masterís degree in Science in an appropriate field,orMasterís in Economics, Geography, Social Work, Psychology, Management, Commerce, Operations Research, Computer Science/ Application as applicable to the respective departments.

 

Mandatory: Qualifying in one of the following appropriate national tests with validity as on 1st August 2016: CSIR-UGC NET for JRF; UGC-NET for JRF; DBT JRF; ICMR JRF; JEST 2016; NBHM Screening Test 2016; GATE 2015/ 2016; INSPIRE Fellows (for Ph D).

 

ME/ M Tech/ M Sc(Engg)/ M Des. or MS or MBA (post BE/B Tech) degree holders who wish to apply for Ph D in the departments in Engineering Faculty must have qualified in any of the above mentioned exams prior to their Masterís studies.

 

Master's degree holders in an appropriate field of Engineering/Technology/Architecture/ Medicine/ Agriculture/ Pharmacy/ Veterinary Sciences - these candidates who wish to apply for Ph D in the departments in Science Faculty must have qualified in GATE/JRF/GPAT prior to their Masterís studies.

 

II COURSEPROGRAMMES [M Tech/M Des/M Mgt]

 

a.1. Master of Technology (M Tech) in (1) Aerospace Engineering, (2) Chemical Engineering, (3) Civil Engineering,††††††† (4) Computer Science& Engineering, (5) Communication & Networks, (6) Electrical Engineering, (7) Instrumentation, (8) Mechanical Engineering, (9) Materials Engineering, (10) Microelectronic Systems, (11) Signal Processing, (12) Systems Science & Automation,(13) Transportation & Infrastructure Engineering, (14) Climate Science, (15) Computational Science, (16) Earth Science, (17) Electronic Systems Engineering and (18) Nano Science & Engineering.


 

 

 

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; or Masterís degree in Science, Physical Sciences, Mathematics, Statistics, Geology, Instrumentation, Electronics or Masterís in Computer Application as applicable to the respective departments.

 

For the M Tech programmes at serial numbers 1 to 13, selection will be based on valid GATE 2015 / 2016 score, whereas for the M Tech programmes at serial numbers 14 to 18 short listing will be done based on a valid GATE score followed by an aptitude test and interview.

 

 

a.2. 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 24, 2016.

 

b. Master of Design (M Des) at the Centre for Product Design and Manufacturing

 

ELIGIBILITY

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

 

Short listing will be done based on a valid GATE / CEED score followed by a Design Aptitude Test and interview. Selection will be based on the performance in the Design Aptitude Test and interview.

 

 

c. Master of Management (M Mgt)

 

ELIGIBILITY

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

 

Short listing will be based on a valid GATE / CAT /GMAT scores followed by a group discussion and interview. Selection will be based on the performance in the group discussion and interview.

 

Note: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 Sciencesand (4) Mathematical Sciences.

 

ELIGIBILITY

Candidates possessing a minimum of first class in B Sc or equivalent degree in Physical, Mathematical, Chemical, Biological Sciences (including Bachelorís degree in Pharmacy, Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences) are eligible to apply.

BE / B Tech degree holders who qualify in Mathematics/Mathematical Statistics paper in JAM are eligible to apply only to Mathematical Sciences discipline, and those who appear in Biotechnology paper in JAM are eligible to apply to Biological Sciences discipline.

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For the disciplines at serial numbers 2, 3 and 4 the short listing will be based on JAM 2016 score followed by an interview, whereas for the discipline at serial number 1 selection will be based on JAM 2016 score only.Candidates who have cleared JEST 2016 and are seeking admission in the Physical Sciences stream are also eligible to apply; the short listing of such candidates will be based on the JEST 2016 score followed by an interview.

 

Note: Candidates who are taking Biological Sciences (BL), Biotechnology (BT) paper in JAM 2016 need not fill IISc online application, they must only give the IISc option in the JAM website after the JAM results, as the selection will be only through JAM.

 

 

IVEXTERNAL REGISTRATION PROGRAMMES (ERP)

 

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

 


 

 

ELIGIBILITY

The required qualifications remain the same as for the regular candidates. Further, the candidate should have completed two years of full time employment in the present organization.

 

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

 

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

 

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

Application for all the programmes mentioned above are available online only, hence candidates should apply online.Visit our website www.iisc.ernet.in/admissionsfor the e-brochure and online application.
 
 

 

APPLICATION FEE

 

Category

Application Fee*

General / OBC

`800/-

SC / ST / PWD (person with disability)

`400/-

ERP candidates (All categories)

`2000/-

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

`800/-

The fee is non refundable; any bank or payment gateway service charges must be borne by the applicants.

 

 

Payment options:(1) Online Payment (includes Net-banking, Debit Card, Visa/Master Credit Card Payments). (2) Offline Payment Ė SBI Bank branches accept Challan payment across the country.

IMPORTANT DATES

 

Website opens for on-line submission of applications

01.02.2016

Last date for on-line submission of applications (website closes at 00:00 hours of 22.03.2016)

21.03.2016

 

Reservation for OBC/SC/ST/Person with disability (PWD) and Kashmiri-Migrant(KM) candidates: As per the Government of India regulations. Grade/Class of qualifying examination is relaxed to a ďpass classĒ for SC/ST candidates.

 

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

 

The applicants should consult the relevant department websites to obtain further details on the research activities and faculty profiles.

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