Research program - Doctoral (Ph D) and Master's (M Sc [Engg]) in 29 departments/ centres/ units. In addition, a doctoral (Ph D) program is available in 6 interdisciplinary areas.
Admission to Ph D in Engineering is open to candidates with BE /B Tech/M Sc degree.
Refer to Chapter 1 on pages 5-20 for details of various disciplines, eligibility requirements and selection procedures
Course program - (ME/M Tech/M Des) in 16 disciplines:
Refer to Chapter 2 on pages 21-27 for details of various disciplines, eligibility requirements and selection procedures
Integrated Ph D program in 4 disciplines:
Refer to Chapter 3 on pages 29-33 for details of various disciplines, eligibility requirements and selection procedures
Candidates should go through the requirement of basic qualifications carefully and satisfy themselves that they fulfill all the eligibility criteria.
Candidates should fill in the Basic Data Sheet (BDS) and the Application Form by carefully following the instructions provided.
Candidates who wish to apply for both research and course programs should obtain two numbers of Information Brochure and submit separate sets of Basic Data Sheet and an appropriate Application Form for each program.
For each program (Research, Course and Integrated PhD) only one application will be entertained. Duplicate applications for the same program will be automatically rejected.
Candidates applying for -
a research program may indicate preferences upto 3 departments /centers /
units including interdisciplinary areas.
course programs may indicate preferences upto 5 disciplines.
an Integrated Ph D program may indicate preferences upto 4 disciplines.
Refer to Chapter 6 on pages 75-80 for detailed instructions for filling up the Basic Data Sheet and Chapter 7 on page 97-102 for the Application Form
Application Form with incomplete / incorrect information will be rejected.
The completed BDS and Application Form should be enclosed in the envelope provided and should reach
The Deputy Registrar (Academic)
Indian Institute of Science
on or before March 23, 2009. The last date prescribed for the receipt of Application Forms cannot be extended for any reason.
Online Application submission. The steps to be taken for online submission of application:
The candidate should obtain a demand draft (DD) for the amount of the application fee (Rs.500/- for the general category and Rs.250/- for the SC/ST/PH category), drawn in favour of the Registrar, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
Subsequently visit our website www.iisc.ernet.in/admissions to fill up the online application form for the appropriate program.
Candidates are required to send the print out of the online application form duly signed, with the Demand Draft or the online payment slip and affixing the photographs, to the Deputy Registrar (Academic), Admissions Unit, Indian Institute Science, Bangalore 560 012 so as to reach within March 23, 2009.
Candidates who opt to write the IISc Entrance Test must take the print out of the Admit Card and carry the same to the venue of the Entrance Test.
Please visit our website www.iisc.ernet.in/admissions for the following information: (a) acknowledgement of receipt of applications, (b) list of candidates called for entrance test, (c) list of candidates called for interview, and (d) list of selected candidates.
The Admit Card for the IISc Entrance Test 2009 will be sent to the eligible candidates by post at least 2 weeks ahead of the scheduled date of the Entrance Test. In case you do not receive the admit card within this time, you are required to ascertain your eligibility for the Entrance Test, either from our Website or by contacting the Deputy Registrar (Academic), Admissions Unit, IISc. After confirmation, you may download the Admit Card from the website.
Interview letters will be sent by post to the short-listed candidates about 2 weeks ahead of the date of interview. In case you do not receive the letter within this time, you are required to ascertain your eligibility for the interview, either from our website or by contacting the Deputy Registrar (Academic), Admissions Unit, IISc. After confirmation, you may proceed to the Institute to attend the interview(s) on the indicated date(s) with all the relevant documents.
For all the correspondence regarding admissions, the application number should be quoted.
Please note that the receipt of an Admit Card for the Entrance Test 2009 or call letter for interview does not confer any right upon the applicant for admission to the Institute.
Please note that concealing/misrepresenting information of any sort will lead to automatic cancellation of admission even after selection/admission.
In case any claim or dispute arises in respect of admission 2009-2010, it is hereby made absolutely clear that the Courts and Tribunals in Bangalore and Bangalore alone shall have the exclusive jurisdiction to entertain and settle any such dispute or claim made on or before 30.9.2009.
General Information - regarding Scholarships, Fees, Reimbursement of Travelling expenses, Concessions for SC/ST, facilities available in the campus etc..
Last date for issue of Application forms (at select Canara Banks and IISc) and closure of website for submission of online application: March 18, 2009
Last date for receipt of completed Application forms both offline and online (hard copy).
March 23, 2009
IISc Entrance Test: April 26, 2009
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