IISc 2011 PhD. Mid Year Admissions


Indian Institute of Sciences, Bengaluru (IISc) conducts a mid year admission process for its PhD programmes.  IISc is a premier institute in the field of science and engineering. The institute was established in the year 1909 and has a glorious past associated with it. IISc is a highly reputed institute with a very good infrastructure and highly qualified and skilled faculty. The institute provides education in Post Graduate and Research programs in various fields of science and engineering.

Candidates can apply for admission in to PhD programs through GATE / CSIR-UGC NET for JRF / UGC NET for JRF / IISc Entrance Test depending on their qualifications. The candidates shortlisted through any of these exams will be called for interviews before final selections. The candidates who have not appeared for any of these exams can also apply. They will be shortlisted through their performance in the qualifying exam as well as in 10th and 12th.

The institute invites application forms from the eligible candidates. The candidates should fill the form as per the institute norms and they have to send the form before the submission date. The selection is based on performance in interview to be conducted at the Institute. The selection procedure of the institute is one of the toughest for the candidates. This is an all India basis exam. In this Exam a lots of scholars take part and due to this to get success in this exam is a tough task for them.

The degree which is being offered by the institute is broadly classified in to two categories. First one is Degrees by Research in PhD, Integrated PhD and Master of Science in Engineering. The integrated program has a limited amount of course work which is essentially to prepare the students to carry out the research.

The main motto of this research is to write thesis on every work. The integrated program is so well designed to offer exciting opportunities to motivated and talented graduates. The institute provides PhD. Degree in High energy Physics, Inorganic and Physical Chemistry, Mathematics, Microbiology and Cell Biology, Molecular Biophysics, Development and Genetics, Neuroscience, Solid state and Structure Chemistry.

PhD. Programmes Offered:

Aerospace Engineering

Chemical Engineering

Computer Science & Automation

Civil Engineering

Centre for Product Design & Manufacturing

Electrical Communication Engineering

Electronics Design & Technology

Electrical Engineering


Mechanical Engineering

Materials Engineering

Supercomputer Education & Research Centre

Eligibility Criteria:

Candidates having MSc./B.Tech/M.Tech/B.E./M.E. or equivalent in a relevant discipline can apply. Those in their final year can also apply.

How to Apply:

Candidates can get the application directly or by post from IISc by sending a demand draft of Rs. 700 (Rs. 350 for SC/ST) in favour of the Registrar, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore-560012 along with a request for the form. Candidates can also download the application form from its website and send it along with a demand draft of Rs. 500 (Rs. 250 for SC/ST) in favour of the Registrar, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore-560012.

Important Dates (Tentative):

•Last date of submission of completed application form: 2nd week of November, 2010

• Interviews: June 2nd week, 2011

•Start of Session: July 1st week, 2011

Contact Details:

The Registrar

Indian Institute of Science

Bangalore 560 012, INDIA

Telephone: +91-80-23600757

Telegram: SCIENCE BANGALORE 560 012

Fax: +91-80-2360 0683/0085

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.iisc.ernet.in/admissions



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24 Responses to “IISc 2011 PhD. Mid Year Admissions”

  1. 24
    Karthik bhat:

    What is the opportunity for bsc graduate in iisc?
    Or how can a bsc graduate enter iisc?

  2. 23

    Respected sir, in june2011 csir examination i qualified ,if i want to join in iisc when interview will be conducted, plz inform me is for org @inorganic .

  3. 22

    Dear Sir/Madam,

    I have completed MSC Microbiology and is willing to do Phd from IISC.During April’11 I was unable to give entrance exams because of my college exams.

    Please let me know that is there any opportunity still left to get admission to IISC for Phd in this year only?

    Moreover my I get information regarding getting admission to IITs and other premire institutes in India for Phd.

  4. 21

    dear sir
    when will the results of iiisc entrance-2011 be published?

  5. 20
    afsar mumtaz:

    goog morning ,sir/madam
    i am in final year mtech(4th sem) vlsi and embedded system .sir i appeared in gate but not qualify so sir ican appear in iise entance or not lpz send me information m.tech 7.5 cgpa btech 6.44cgpa orissa iter bbsr

  6. 19

    Good morning,Sir/madam
    I Have written exam of 3rd semester(2paper)this year.The redult will be announced in march.Am i eligible to apply for Phd?? please do reply.

  7. 18
    rama sharma:

    i have done msc chemistry with specialisation in organic chemistry and presently working as a lecturer in an engineering college. i want to know the procedure of persuing phd from iisc

  8. 17

    i have done my masters degree in power electronics(2010 passout) and presently working as a faculty in DBIT, i want to do phd in elctrical and electronics.so let me know how the procedure is,to get the admission.

  9. 16
    Chidaananda M S:

    I want to do Phd in iisc. So I want to know when you call application for that. I heard that in iisc, they call for Phd programme twice in a year. Please inform me next dates for to fill application.

  10. 15

    i have done M.Sc. biotechnology,I want to go for phd in biotechnology. Please update me with the necessary information regarding the PhD admission in IISC.

  11. 14
    Guruprasad K Vadvadgi:

    sir, myself Guruprasad K.V. complered my M.TECH (V.L.S.I. Design) and i wanted to pursuie my PH.D. from current academic year, so let me know how the procedure is, to get the admission.
    Thanks and Regards

  12. 13

    i ‘d like to do ph.d i did my b.e in automobiles engg.. As i didn’t get information about Mid Year Admissions.. i have not submitted the form.

  13. 12

    is there a branch of iisc in chandigarh or mohali?

  14. 11
    Mohan Kumar:


    I have done my M.E(Avioinics) from MIT, Chennai, and currently working in aerospace industry, I would like to know if Partime PhD available in IISC which i could take it up. I am interested in flight controls.
    Kindly let me know your thoughts.


  15. 10
    Guruprasad K.Vadvadgi.:

    Dear sir,

    I the above undersigned, completed my master degree M.TECH (VLSI). I am planning to pursue PhD. so please give me the way by which i can progress in good speed to get registered into the course.

    Thanks and Regards

  16. 9

    I have done my M.Sc. biotechnology,I want to do phd in biotechnology, i’m GATE qualified with a score of 386. i would like to do phD in biotechnology Please update me with the necessary informations regarding the PhD admission in IISC,and the right time to apply.

  17. 8

    May i know the date for applying for Phd programme in electrical and electronics.

  18. 7
    Sunil Kumar Gupta:

    When next Entrance examination for PhD mechanical will take place. Today is 17 July 10.

  19. 6

    How many times in a year registration for PHD is done in IISC for Engineering branches? Please give the details of all important dates for registration.

  20. 5


    I have done my M.tech in nano physics in IIT madras, i am planning to do PHD in IISC. do i need to attend for test or will i get admision thru interview ?.. i got 1280 GRE score too. due to come personal reasons i want to do my Phd in IISc.. please let me know about the procedure to get admission in IISC for Phd in nano physics.

  21. 4

    i am m.sc. biotech (final yr) student can i appear iisc(bangalore)entrance exam for phd cource.

  22. 3

    sir, iam doing msc biotechnology last semester from bansthali university raj. can i apply for phd in biotechnology in ur reputated institute. thanx

  23. 2

    Respected Sir/Madam,

    Can i know if the forms are still available for the mid term examination (PhD)2009.

    With Regards,

  24. 1
    Marjina Khatun:

    can you plz give me some sample papers for IISc 2009 PhD. Mid Year Admissions exam?