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Key features and points of PhD admission 2018 in IISc Bangalore

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Bangalore: Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, India’s top ranked research institute, has announced Admission Session 2018-19 for various programmes.  The programmes can be broadly categorized as follows: Under Graduate; PG Courses Programme (MTech/MDes, M Mgt, MTech for Sponsored Candidates); and PG Research Programmes (Integrated PhD, MTech (Research)/PhD, External Registration Programme).

Here, SkillOutlook presents key facts on PG Research Programmes (Integrated PhD, MTech (Research)/PhD). Research students constitute the largest group on the campus (more than 70% of the student body).  The Institute awards about 250 Ph D and M Tech (Research) degrees, every year.

Key Dates: The online application window has opened from 01 February 2018. The closing date for submission of online application is 26 March 2018. The last date for updating the following NET Results online (Joint CSIR-UGC NET for JRF/UGC NET for JRF/ICMR-JRF/ DBT-JRF / JEST) is 30 April 2018.

Research Programmes [PhD/MTech (Research)] Details: 

PhD 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.

MTech (Research) and PhD 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 – (Computational Science Stream and Computer Data Systems Stream).

PhD 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 National Mathematics Initiative), Nanoscience and Engineering (offered by the Centre for Nano Science and Engineering), Water Research (offered by Interdisciplinary Centre for Water Research), Cyber Physical Systems (offered by Robert Bosch Centre for Physical Systems).

Programme: Research (Ph D)

Basic Qualification for Eligibility: Master’s or equivalent degree in any branch of Science or Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Medicine/ Engineering/ Technology/ Agriculture/ Veterinary Science/Pharmacy or Graduates of 4-year Bachelor of Science programmes.

There are many additional requirements for individual departments. For these additional eligibility conditions, the candidates should refer the Admission Page of IISc Bangalore.

Selection Procedure:

Short-listing is based either on performance in national entrance tests or on the academic performance in the qualifying degree examination as per the table above. The final selection is based on the performance in an interview (in some of the departments, a written test will precede the interview).

For exact eligibility conditions, how to apply and other details, candidates should refer the Admission Notification, uploaded on the official website of IISc Bangalore:


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