(Admission) Indian Institute of Science, Banglore : Ph D / M Sc (Engg) and Various Course Programmes 2012

Indian Institute of Science, Banglore

ADMISSIONS 2012

Admission is open for:

  • Research Programmes (Ph D / M Sc (Engg))
  • Course Programmes (ME/M Tech/M Des/M.Mgt)
  • Integrated Ph D Programmes and
  • External Registration Programmes (Ph D only) at the Institute.

Eligibility criteria, specialization, areas of research and other details are available at our website www.iisc.ernet.in/admissions. 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.) before July 31, 2012, are also eligible to apply.

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, Nanoscience and Engineering, Product Design & Manufacturing, Sustainable Technologies, and Supercomputer Education & Research.

Ph D in Interdisciplinary areas: Bioengineering, Mathematical Sciences, Nanoscience 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 including Biotechnology, or Master's in Economics, Geography, Social Work, Psychology, Management, Mathematics, Statistics, Commerce, Operations Research, Computer Science/ Application as applicable to the respective departments.
  • Qualifying in one of the following appropriate Tests (with validity as on 1st of August 2012) is mandatory : CSIR-UGC NET for JRF; or UGC-NET for JRF; or DBT JRF; or ICMR JRF; or JEST 2012; or NBHM 2012; or IISc Entrance Test 2012; or GATE 2011/2012. Qualifying in these tests is not mandatory but desirable for candidates who possess a Master's degree in Engineering/Technology/ M Sc(Engg) or MS or MBA (post BE/B Tech) and wish to apply for the departments in the Engineering Faculty, including those candidates awarded with INSPIRE Fellowship.
  • IISc Entrance Test is conducted in Atmospheric Sciences, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Ecological Sciences, Mathematics, Management Studies, and Materials Science subjects.

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 Telecommunication 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.
  • Selection is based on valid GATE score only.
(b) Master of Technology (M Tech) in (i) Electronic Systems Engineering,(ii) Computational Science , (iii) Climate Science, (iv) Transportation & Infrastructure Engineering and (v) Instrumentation.

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

IISc uses CAT scores for short-listing the candidates for M.Mgt programme. IIMs have no role either in the selection process or in the conduct of the programme.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Candidates possessing a minimum of first class in Bachelor's degree in Engineering / Technology or equivalent degree with a valid GATE/CAT scores are eligible to apply.
  • Selection is based on a group discussion and interview subsequent to short-listing based on valid GATE / CAT scores.

INTEGRATED Ph D PROGRAMMES

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

ELIGIBILITY

  • Candidates possessing a minimum of first class in Bachelor's degree in Physical Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Biological Sciences, (including Pharmaceutical, Veterinary Sciences and Agricultural Sciences), Mathematical Sciences, or Bachelor's degree in Engineering/Technology as applicable to respective disciplines.
  • The short-listing of candidates for interview is based on the performance in the IISc Entrance Test 2012.

EXTERNAL REGISTRATION PROGRAMMES (Ph D only)

External Registration Programme (ERP) is the Research programme for working professionals from (1) R&D Organizations / Industries and (2) for 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.

Ph D in Science: All the Science departments as indicated in (i) except Neuroscience, High Energy Physics and Solid State & Structural Chemistry.

Ph D in Engineering: All the Engineering departments as indicated in (i).

ELIGIBILITY

Qualifications remain the same as for the regular candidates. Further, the candidates should have two years of continuous service in a permanent position in the present organisation

Age: NOT higher than 40 years as on 01.04.2012.

Desirable: Qualifying in one of the tests;IISc Entrance Test,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 application.
  • Sponsored candidates from Defence, DRDO, BARC, ISRO, NAL, KSRTC, BMTC, BDA and CPRI applying for the course programmes should compulsorily fill in the online application form and submit the printed version on or before March 15, 2012.
    Printed version of the online application form should be sent to the Assistant Registrar, Admissions Unit, IISc, Bangalore-560012.

APPLICATION FEE (non refundable)

Category Application Fee*
General / OBC Rs. 600/-
SC / ST / PH Rs. 300/-
ERP candidates (All categories) Rs. 1500/-
Sponsored candidates from Defence, DRDO, BARC, ISRO, NAL, KSRTC, BMTC, BDA and CPRI Rs. 600/-
*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 - SBI/Canara Bank which provides Net- banking and Card Payments Visa/Master/Maestro. (2) Offline Payment - SBI/Canara Bank branches accepts Challan payment across the country.

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 who join the Institute are eligible for IISc scholarship / fellowship from CSIR/ UGC/ ICMR/ MHRD/ AICTE/ NBHM as the case may be. Scholarships from many Indian and multinational agencies and business houses are also available for meritorious students.

IMPORTANT DATES

Commencement of online Application Form 06.02.2012
Last date for submission of online application forms (website closure) :

Sponsored candidates (course programmes and ERP)
Regular candidates
08.03.2012

21.03.2012

Receipt of printed version of the online applications at IISc:

Sponsored candidates (course programmes and ERP)
Regular candidates
15.03.2012

26.03.2012

IISc Entrance Test 29.04.2012

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