(Admission) Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Mid-Year Admissions- 2009-2010


Indian Institute of Science (IISc) invites applications for the Mid-Year Admissions- 2009-2010,  for admission to the Ph.D Program only in the following departments. 

1 Aerospace Engineering
2 Chemical Engineering
3 Computer Science & Automation
4 Civil Engineering
5 Centre for Product Design & Manufacturing
6 Electrical Communication Engineering
7 Electronics Design & Technology
8 Electrical Engineering
9 Instrumentation
10 Mechanical Engineering
11 Materials Engineering
12 Supercomputer Education & Research Centre
13 Inorganic & Physical Chemistry
14 Centre for Earth Sciences

Note:  For eligible qualification and area of research, please refer to respective departments in the Admission Brochure / on the website.

Selection Procedure: Selection of candidates for admission to Ph.D program is by an interview to be held at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, during the period 25-27th November 2009.

Short-listing for interview:

  • Candidates with ME/M Tech or an equivalent degree will be short –listed based on their academic performance including GATE; or CSIR-UGC NET for JRF; or UGC NET for JRF or IISc Entrance Test.
  • Candidates with BE/B Tech / M Sc or an equivalent degree should have qualified in any one of the test given below (a to d). They will be short-listed based on their performance in the qualifying test.

a) Entrance Test  held on 26th April 2009 (who had been called for interview for August 2009 admission based on the IISc Entrance Test)
b) GATE 2008 and 2009 (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering)
c) Joint CSIR-UGC NET for JRF (with a valid certificate)

(Please note that CSIR-UGC NET for Lecturership is NOT considered as the qualifying test for admission to research programs).

d) UGC NET for JRF (with a valid certificate)
(Please note that UGC NET for Lecturership is NOT considered as the qualifying test for admission to research programs). 

  • Candidates with BE/B.Tech/M.Sc or equivalent degree who may not have qualified in any of the above  mentioned National Entrance Tests will also be considered for the Ph.D Program in Engineering. Short listing  for interview of such candidates is based on their academic performance in the qualifying degree (upto 3rd year  in BE/B Tech, or 1st year in M Sc), and their performance in 10th and 12th /PUC examinations.


Information Brochure and Application form can be obtained : from the Deputy Registrar (Academic), Admissions Unit, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore – 560012, by sending a Demand Draft for Rs.700/- (for SC/ST candidates Rs.350/-) drawn in favour of the Registrar, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore-560012. before the Last date.


  • Last date for submission of forms – 9th November 2009

  • Interview dates – 25-27th November 2009

  • Commencement of Session – 1st January 2010.