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Decoding Eligibility & Selection Procedure for IISc Bangalore PhD Admission 2021

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Bangalore, 02 March 2021: Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore, India’s top ranked Research University, has released Admission Notification 2021 for UG, PG and research degree programmes.

Admission is open for the following programmes: (1) Research Programmes [Ph D / M Tech (Research)] (2) Course Programmes [M Tech/M Des/M Mgt], (3) Integrated Ph D Programmes, and to (4) PhD under External Registration Programme.

The institute also invites applications for four-year Bachelor of Science (Research) Programme.

Here SkillOutlook presents Key Points Eligibility and Selection Procedure:

Eligibility for  PhD & MTech (Research): Applicants possessing a minimum of second class or equivalent in the following degrees as applicable to the individual departments / areas are eligible to apply:

Qualifying Degree Qualifying in national entrance tests (Mode of entry)
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Technology/ 4-year
Bachelor of Science
Valid GATE score / NET JRF* is
Master’s degree in Science / Master’s degree in Economics,
Geography, Psychology, Management, Commerce,
Operations Research, Computer Science/ Application
Valid GATE score / NET JRF is
Master’s degree in Engineering / Technology /
Architecture/ Agriculture / Pharmacy / Veterinary Sciences
Desirable to have valid GATE
score / NET JRF/GPAT
MS/MBA (post BE/B Tech/M Sc) – (applicable for the
department of Management Studies/Ecological Sciences)
Desirable to have valid GATE
score / NET JRF
Graduates of any course with a minimum duration of
FOUR years, from any Centrally Funded Technical
Institution with a minimum CGPA of 8.5 out of 10 or its
equivalent (for Ph D only) .
Desirable to have valid GATE
score / NET JRF.
MBBS/MD Desirable to have valid GATE
score / NET JRF
B Pharm Valid GPAT score / JRF
B.E./B.Tech. equivalent examinations of Professional
Societies, recognized by MoE/UPSC/AICTE
(e.g AMIE by Institutions of Engineers).
Note: Candidates enrolled upto 31.05.2013 with
professional societies(e.g AMIE) recognized by MoE are
only eligible to apply.
Valid GATE score / NET JRF is

1.The GATE/GPAT/NET JRF/other National entrance exam should be valid as on 02 August 2021.

2.* NET JRF includes – Joint CSIR-UGC NET for JRF; UGC-NET for JRF; DBT JRF; ICMR JRF; JEST; NBHM Screening Test 2021; INSPIRE . Applicant must be qualified for Junior Research fellowship(JRF) to be eligible to apply through NET JRF mode.

3. Applicant applying through INSPIRE mode must be in possession of valid provisional INSPIRE offer for consideration of their application at level II of the selection, issued by DST at the time of interview).

Selection procedure: Candidates are shortlisted for an online interview based on their performance in the National Entrance Test and/or the qualifying degree as detailed in the above table. The selection is based on the performance in the interview (in some of the departments, an aptitude test/preliminary interview will precede the interview/Final Interview).

For exact eligibility criteria, how to apply and other details, candidates should refer the official website IISc Bangalore.


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