Given below are the details on IISc PhD Admission 2019-20 with its notification, eligibility criteria and requirements. Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore offers aspirants integrated Ph.D. and Ph.D. degree in frontier areas of science, technology and engineering.
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 – (Computational Science Stream and Computer Data 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 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).
Candidates possessing a minimum of second class in the following degrees are eligible to apply:
Qualifying degree - Qualifying in national entrance tests
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/ Graduates of 4-year Bachelor of Science - Valid GATE score / NET JRF is mandatory
Master’s degree in Science / Master’s degree in Economics, Geography, Social Work, Psychology, Management, Commerce, Operations Research, Computer Science/ Application - Valid GATE score / NET JRF is mandatory
Master’s degree in Engineering/ Technology/ Architecture/ Agriculture/ Pharmacy/ Veterinary Sciences - Desirable to have valid GATE score / NET JRF
MS/MBA (post BE/B Tech) – (applicable for the department of Management Studies/Ecological Sciences) - Desirable to have valid GATE score / NET JRF
Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in Engineering/ Technology from any centrally funded technical institutions, with a minimum CGPA of 8.5 out of 10 or its equivalent either of seventh semester or at the end of eighth semester - Desirable to have valid GATE score / NET JRF.
MBBS/MD - Desirable to have valid GATE score / NET JRF
The GATE score should be valid as on August 1, 2019. Candidates securing the valid GATE score for the years 2017/2018/2019 may apply.
NET JRF includes - CSIR-UGC NET for JRF; UGC-NET for JRF; DBT JRF; ICMR JRF; JEST; NBHM Screening Test 2019; INSPIRE.
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).