IISc 2011 PhD./MSc(Engg)


Indian Institute of Sciences 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 programmes in various fields of science and engineering.

Candidates can apply for admission to PhD/Msc(Engg.) programmes through GATE / CSIR-UGC NET for JRF / UGC NET for JRF / ICMR JRF / DBT JRF / IISc Entrance Test / JEST / NBHM depending on their qualifications. The candidates shortlisted through any of these will be called for interviews before final selections.

Eligibility Criteria:

Master’s degree in Science/ Mathematics/ Statistics/Computer Applications/ Pharmacy/ Veterinary Science/ Agriculture/ Humanities or its equivalent OR

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology/ Medicine/ Architecture/ Biotechnology or its equivalent OR

Master’s degree holders in Engineering/Technology/ Architecture or its equivalent OR

Bachelor’s degree in Science/Mathematics/ Statistics/ Computer Science /Electronics  followed by qualifications obtained through examinations conducted by professional societies recognized by UPSC/AICTE(like AMIE).

The eligibility criteria mentioned varies for different programmes. For details refer to the link: Eligibility and Selection Criteria

How to Apply:

The forms will be available at selected branches of Canara Bank and also from IISc. Candidates can also apply online through the website www.iisc.ernet.in.

IISc Entrance Test:

The Entrance Test will be of 3 hours duration and the candidates have to choose one of the following papers:

Atmospheric Sciences

Biological Sciences


Ecological Sciences

Mathematics / Statistics

Management Studies

Materials Science

Important Dates(Tentative):

• Commencement of Sale of Application forms: February 2nd week, 2011

• Last date of issue of application form: March 3rd week, 2011

• Last date of submission of completed application form: March 4th week, 2011

• IISc Entrance Test: April Last Sunday, 2011

• Interviews: June 2nd week, 2011

Please note that the dates are only tentative and are not final. The post will be updated as soon as the dates are officially released.

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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307 Responses to “IISc 2011 PhD./MSc(Engg)”

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  1. 307
    Pinky Haloi:

    Iwant to apply for Phd in earth Science in iisc ,do i know about the syllabus and what is the procedure ,moreover is it necessary to clear GATE to give Phd entrance

  2. 306

    i have qualified ugc-jrf 2010 dec, it will be valid in july 2012

  3. 305
    Akshatha hebbar:

    When is IISc entrance exam for phd biological sciences?

  4. 304

    Please let me know admission eligibility and test for M.sc in mathematics. when the advertisement will come up

  5. 303

    Respected sir, can i join for M.sc in physics in IISC? How should i apply? When i searched about physics i found just integrated p.h.d not M.sc so could you please help me?

  6. 302
    arpitha nadig:

    sir i have completed Msc in bioinformatics. my que. is how to apply for job in ur institution or project trainy. Any opportunities for Msc holder please inform me… and how prepare Phd entrence Exam n send me the syllbus.

  7. 301

    I am working with a software comapany in bangalore. I am B. Tech, computer science.

    I wish to persue PhD in computer science from IISC bangalore. I have few questions regarding procedure.

    1. Can i persue my PhD while being continuing my job?

    2. I have visited IISC site and saw subjects for which entarnce exams held in 2011. But I did not saw any exam related to computer science. Please let me know what entrance exam I would need to write if I want to take admission in PhD program.

  8. 300
    sha nawaz:

    hi sir i want to join for m.sc physics in iisc now…
    is there any chance for me…?
    my b.sc result is 85%…
    pls reply..

  9. 299
    Om Prakash Mishra:

    I am Om Prakash Mishra. I have graduated in B.Technology [Computer Science], 2007 from Indra Reddy College Of Engineering affliated to JNTU, Hyderabad.
    I am interested in working as research/project assosciate under your guidance. I personally feel this will give me more exposure to different technologies and will help me to pursue my masters in Computer Science in near future..

    Please let me know if you have any vacancies for the same position.

  10. 298

    sir,gud afternoon mai agriculture se destence mba kar rahi hu please mujhe btaiye k iska scope hai ya nhi.thanks

  11. 297

    dear sir, i wish join in iisc in physics for M.Sc. so please give me information about the syllabus and question papers regarding this subject. thanking you sir.

  12. 296
    Neeraj kumar:

    Can i do privet msc in electrical after bsc(pcm) from any institute of m.p

  13. 295

    i want to know harsh bansia’s phd. interviw result that held on 10th june 2011 from iisc banglore

  14. 294

    what about 2011 entraces exam result , which held on 24 may 2011. i m unable to get that…

  15. 293
    petta. kiran babu:

    sir, i have appeared in iisc exam held on 24 april. iwant to know announcement of results so please kindly tell me the announcement of results thank you

  16. 292

    1.when will the application form of Ph.d 2012 announced?
    2.when will the application form of gate exam 2012 announced?
    3.what are the eligibility for join ph.d in iisc?

  17. 291

    iisc phd 2011 results declared login to check the result on iisc reasearch phd page

  18. 290

    When will the results come?please update if anyone knows.

  19. 289
    harpreet kaur:

    I want to know that can I do msc. in mathematics just after B.Tech in cse, if yes, what’s the procedure. Thankyou.

  20. 288

    dear sir,
    when you are anounceses the phd entrence exam result,held on 24th-4-2011.

  21. 287

    I have appeared in IISC entrance exam,held on 24th April,2011.if you kindly tell me the date of announcement of result of entrance test, i will be thankful to you

  22. 286

    sir,i have appeared iisc entrance exam 2011 in material sciences,how i will get the list of candidates shortlisted for iisc phd programmes2011 in material sciences

  23. 285

    I have appeared in IISC entrance exam,held on 24th April,2011.if you kindly tell me the date of announcement of result of entrance test, i will be thankful to you.

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  25. 283

    Whem will be the results of iisc phd entrance exam 2011 declared?

  26. 282
    venkatesh m:

    Dear sir pls tell me the date of announcement of iisc entrance(phd)test result

  27. 281
    Surajit Mukherjee:

    I have appeared in IISC entrance exam,held on 24th April,2011.if you kindly tell me the date of announcement of result of entrance test, i will be thankful to you.

  28. 280
    jyotsana pathak:

    sir how will i get the list of the candidates shortlisted for iisc phd programs 2011.

  29. 279

    when will the iisc entrance test will be published?my application no.is 11107210

  30. 278

    when wiil iisc entrance results will be announced?

  31. 277

    when iisc entrance results will be announced?kindly tell the release date soon.

  32. 276

    when wiil iisc entrance results will be announced?

  33. 275

    sir , when iisc entrence test 2011 result will be announced ?

  34. 274

    when IISc entrance test 2011 results will be announced?

  35. 273

    Sir/madam, I want to know that can I do a post graduate course in engineering just after B.Sc.(PCM), if yes, what’s the procedure. Thankyou.

  36. 272

    sir,i have not qualified csir but i applied for Ph.d but till now i am not getting any information about the center and hall tickets kindly sent the information

  37. 271

    Dear sir,i am a candidate of integrated ph.D Program for 2011. my application form no.11201610 for” m.sc.biotchnology”. admit card not received.request please me my admit card 2011. thanking you,Deepchand

  38. 270

    Previous year papers required for biological sciences. .

  39. 269

    sir i want to appear in iisc enterance exam.bt date is over.is there any optn..sir plz tel me..i m keenly interested to do my phd from iisc…
    with regards…
    reply me plz

  40. 268
    varsha bendre:

    Sir, I want to apply for IISC entance test, but the last date was already over. Is there any possibility to apply now

  41. 267

    Dear Sir ,
    i have qualified gate 2011 and CSIR JRF dec 2010.should i write iisc entrance exam? or is there a provision for directly attending the interview?

  42. 266
    Pralay Roy:

    Dear Sir,
    I am a candidate of Integrated Ph.D Program for 2011 . My application No 11200348 for “Chemistry”. Admit Card Received. Request Please intimate the Venu for Kolkata Test Centre…
    Thanking You…..

  43. 265

    respected sir i have selected in UGC-JRF(152) in 2010. i can not filled admission form but i want to sit in interview for phd in physics. give me help?

  44. 264

    Respected sir/madam, I am a student of botany(hons) of bsc 1st year.I want to do masters in genetics or microbiology or biodiversity.Please help me in sending the syllebus,model questions and examination pattern for entrance examination of IISC Bangalore on these subjects.

  45. 263

    Sir, I want to apply for IISC entance test, but the last date was already over. Is there any possibility to apply for the test after 28th march?

  46. 262
    gaurang bhatia:

    how can i apply for iisc after 25th march
    i had already made demand draft

  47. 261

    sir, i am student of M.Sc.final year.i clear CSIR NET JRF and GATE 2011 IN xL. I NOT Fill up IISC entrance exam form. can i apply now in IISC for p.hd.

  48. 260

    I am doing B.tech. Can i appear for the Msc physics.Please help for other courses that can i apply

  49. 259
    Dhanya Varghese:


    I am currently completing my full time MPhil in Computer Science, and keen to pursue a PhD in IISc. Could you please let me know the options available and the guidelines/criteria to apply

  50. 258

    Hi sir ,iam qualified gate 2011 ,should i write iisc entrance exam? or directly appear for the interview?

  51. 257

    sir, i would like to know about the admission in Msc engg (Electrical) in IISC Bangalore. Is there any option to get in through a valid gate score? should i write iisc entrance exam? or directly appear for the interview?

  52. 256

    sir, i would like to know about the admission in Msc engg (Electrical) in IISC Bangalore. Is there any option to get in through a valid gate score? should i write iisc entrance exam? or directly appear for the interview?

  53. 255

    Sir could you send me the syllabus of mathematics.
    Thanking you,

  54. 254
    Danish Diwan:

    plz provide me with the syllabus for intigrated phd/Msc intigrated programme for biological sciences.

  55. 253
    s srinivas:

    Hi sir ,iam qualified ugc jrf ,iam applying for iisc phd program ,should i write iisc phd entrance exam? or directly appear for the interview?

  56. 252

    ester to amine

  57. 251

    Last date of application for IISC 2011

  58. 250

    i had searched for the syllabus for phd entrance in ecological sciences on iisc website, but i didnt get it. plz can u give me the syllabus.

  59. 249

    hello sir/madam, I have completed my M.Sc., in Electronics. I have not attended any UGC exams. can I apply forIISC 2011 PhD.

  60. 248

    Sir i want to know the selection procedure to take admision in mtech after msc phsics.

  61. 247

    Sir m.sc chemistry entrance examinantion will have only objective or discriptive? Pls tell me sir

  62. 246

    sir, what are the subjects offered for MSc biotechnology?

  63. 245

    sir i need iisc entrance previous exam paper.i want to know selection process of iisc .

  64. 244
    Saorabh Kr. Maheshwari:

    I m Saorabh Kr. Maheshwari n i m now doind my Mca six(6) sem. student.
    Shall i can apply for PHd now?

  65. 243
    Srisanth Balan:

    I have completed my msc in bioinformatics,I want to do Phd in Bioinformatics, Could you please send me specified syllabus in which i can go through IISC entrance examination.

  66. 242
    raju n:

    i am raju completed Msc physics in 2010 with 54.96
    percentage,is this percentage elgible for entering into iisc

  67. 241

    Sir, I am doing my btedh biotechmology, I mant to do Mtech in Molecular biology, Could you please send me specified syllabus in which i can go through IISC entrance examination.

  68. 240
    Srinivasa Rohith:

    I m srinivasa rohith n i m now doind my MSc inorganic chemistry 4th sem.
    Shall i can apply for PHd now?

  69. 239

    sir, I am studying final yr student ( chemstry) i want eligibility criteria ,syllabs &previous yr questions paper of integrated ph.d in chemistry & also suggest me which bookk should prefer for prepation.

  70. 238

    i will apply the entrence test conducted by iisc banglore so plese send mathematic syllbous

  71. 237

    hello sir, please send me the syllbi for the chemical science

  72. 236

    sir, this is rajakumari i am doing M.Sc.chemistry(organic)
    in VIT,vellore . Now i doing 6 months project in vit only .My work on organic molecule.if i getting ph.d it is possible to do PH.D in organic related topics.And also i need syllabus and model question paper.

  73. 235


  74. 234

    sir, i want to do phd in computer science . i completed MCA and working in a college in bangalore . can u please send details whether i can do the course in iisc ,eligibility criteria and age limit,syllabus ,date of exam etc

  75. 233

    sir, i want to do phd in computer science . i completed MCA and working in a college in bangalore . can u please send details whether i can do the course in iisc ,eligibility critiria and age limit etc

  76. 232

    from where we will get the forms & prospectus for entrance of b.tech exam.

  77. 231

    sir, i am a student of first year m.sc in bio-technology . can I appear the p.hd entance exam of 2011 ofiisc, bangalore in the subject biological science .

  78. 230

    pls send the syllabus of iisc biological science2011.

  79. 229

    I want to apply for phD in microbiology/ lifescience 2011 . Can u plz send some sample papers

  80. 228

    good morning sir, am doing mphil in pondicherry university,i want do phd in material science,i dont know syllabus ,so pls sir, we can send syllabus.

  81. 227
    Beenu Raj:

    I need the syllabus Ph.d entrance exam previous year paper send me in my mail.

  82. 226

    what is the procedure for PhD programme in I.I.Sc And wht is the syllabus for entrance exam. is there any projects for post graduate students from chemistry background and how to apply for the projects.

  83. 225

    iisc forms where available reaserch

  84. 224

    dear sir /madam
    I have done M.Sc. in applied geology. I want to do p.hd. in GIS. Can I do by taking entrance test?
    please let me know about the selection criteria.

  85. 223
    biplab kr patra:

    respected sir/madam,i want to get the previous years iisc entrance test question papers of chemistry.what from i can manage that?please inform the source into my email soon.

  86. 222

    i m in need of the syllabus for mathematics in IIsc entrance exam for M.Sc(engg).where to download the application form?

  87. 221
    Nidhi Gupta:

    Can u send me sample papers of IISc Banglore of Earth science and ecological science

  88. 220
    Mahadev B Gudi:

    I want information about the fees of enterance exam

  89. 219

    I m Final year BE biotech student. Please me send me the syllabus for biological science and also let me know the books to study for the same.

  90. 218
    ch.vinay kumar:

    can I apply for M.Tech program without GATE score?

  91. 217

    syllubus for phd entrance exam of iisc banglour

  92. 216

    now i am studying m.tech final sem what the prosses to join ph.d

  93. 215

    Sir ,I have not qualified csir,icmr,gate etc.can I apply for phd
    and Would you please let me know the syllabus for biological sciences entrance test for Ph.D held in april 2011

  94. 214

    i’m in final sem BE BIOTECH. am i eligible to take up iisc entrance exam for biological sciences? please send me syllabus and model question papers for the same…

  95. 213
    tanmoyee bhattacharya:

    m.tech final year on soil and water conservation at iit kgp and project on climate change effect on crops.may i take admission in phd course .the name of the course pl let me know for apply.

  96. 212

    what is the procedure n syllabus of the entrance exam for p.hd course. i have done m tech in mechanical engineering with specialization in thermal engineering ?

  97. 211

    Sir.i need previous papers of chemistry PhD

  98. 210
    debasish sengupta:

    Sir, I qualified NET with CSIR jrf, my rank is 14.Iwant to do PhD in IISC.Please guide me.

  99. 209
    aditi chauhan:

    what is the procedure n syllabus of the entrance exam for integrated p.hd course . i m a b.tech final year student electronics n instrumentation branch .do i fulfill the eligibility criteria ???

  100. 208

    Respected sir/madam good morning. i need previous papers of chemistry to enter into m.sc-p.hd. &give me ur valuable suggestions for interview also pls.

  101. 207
    Manjunath R:

    Hello Sir,

    i have one subject back in my last semester and i will be completing that subject in this academic year in june 2011.Is that possible for me take Ph.D entrance exam which will be held in april 2011 last week. please reply sir.

  102. 206
    umesh dabas:

    can i give the exam of m.sc. entrance physics.
    i am a b.sc. math hons. final yr student & helping sub is physics

  103. 205

    hello sir.
    i m doing btech from biotech branch,in dis tim i m in final year,m i elligible for integrated PHED course?plz reply me

  104. 204
    amardip patil:

    i m working as assistant professor in a college,i have completed my probation period,now i want to admit for Ph.D. full time in IISc. plz guide me

  105. 203

    Hello sir,
    i m doing B.tech with biotech branch, in dis time i m in final year, am i eligible for integraded phd. program?…please reply me also tell me about syllabus

  106. 202

    syllabus for phd microbiology year 2011 a

  107. 201

    i have not qualified csir jrf or anything else. But iam
    interested to join in iisc. can i enter through iisc entrance
    exam. Sir i have one more question how is the working
    environment at iisc

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  109. 199
    ram murti:

    i want to know about centre,
    centre for entrance test in ph.d is abailable in lucknow

  110. 198

    I want entrance exam syllabus (p.hd program )m.sc.chemistry

  111. 197


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  114. 194

    Hello sir,
    i completed B.tech with 57% of aggregate am i eligible for integraded phd. program…please reply me

  115. 193
    Sondipon Chakraborty:

    Respected Sir, I am a student of M.Sc in zoology I want to know about the syllabus of Phd entrance in ecological science & also the pattern of question. Please help me.

  116. 192
    harsh kanakhara:

    can 12th science student give this exam?

  117. 191

    i have qualified CSIR-JRF rank 199 i want to get admission into PhD please inform me any updates.

  118. 190
    prachi srivastava:

    i want last years examination paper of phd entrance exam lifescience.
    thanking you……..

  119. 189
    Saurabh s. Dalal:

    Im m.pharma student,what are the suitable areas of reasearch,and the future scope for me in iisc?

  120. 188


    I have completed MCA(Distance learning) from IGNOU (67%) and would like to know the possible chances to get enrolled in (Part time/Distance learning) Research programme (Category A). Also, I have around 8 years experience in IT industry. Do i need to participate IISc entrance exam??

    If yes, it seems the entrance exam papers doesnot contain any computer subject related one.
    Is there any way to choose computer subjects related in any entrance test/GATE/etc??

    Please advice.

  121. 187

    Sir ,
    I completed M.Tech in Computer Science and Engineeriing.I am interested to know ,how part time Ph.D will be studied in IISc ,please inform me.

  122. 186

    respected sir,
    right now im doing m.sc medical microbiology in KMC manipal,after that i want to do phd in medical microbiology,can u please tell me the entrance and selection procedure……

  123. 185
    utk patil:

    is this exam for 10+2 pass/apearing student?

  124. 184

    Sir ,I have not qualified csir,icmr,gate etc.can I apply for phd

  125. 183

    sir,pz informed me abt the phd entrance syllabus of chemistry…

  126. 182
    anne sreenu:

    what is the syllabus for entrance of integrated phd in chemica science? please send meas soon as possible

  127. 181

    sir,i want to do my phd on chemistry in iisc,Can u please tell me the details regarding the entrance exam and sylabus and also when will you conduct the entrance exam for 2011. with regards vanitha.p

  128. 180

    sir, where will i get model papers of iisc entrance exam for admission to Electrical Communication Engineering (EC).

  129. 179

    sir,i want to do my phd on bioinformatics in iisc,Can u please tell the details regarding the entrance exam and sylabus
    with regards

  130. 178

    Respected sir,
    I’m 2nd pu student studying in karnataka..i heard abt IISc entrance examination for B.Sc. Please can u send me the sylebuss and patern of examination and examination dates and availability of application forms.?? Please sir..

  131. 177

    sir,when will you issue application forms for Msc - Ph.D in biotechnology?????pls pls give us clear information regarding this…………i have completed my Bsc……

  132. 176
    govind kumar:

    I have done MCA in2010 after. I am do Ph.D .
    Plz rly me.

  133. 175

    sir,i want to do m.sc chemistry…at i.i.sc
    pls give me full information how can i get admission here….regerding to important dates, application procedure.thanks

  134. 174

    sir,iam after copleted biolgy science.i want to study inergreted msc.plse give me for that information

  135. 173

    respected sir, i want know ,how many percentage requird to do m.sc.,(chemistry) in iisc

  136. 172

    I am sudarsan working in lecturer in chemistry for private engg college. i am very much intrested for doing ph.d in chemistry . i dont have any net or gate eligible .How i can join ph.d in that field reply as soon as possible….

  137. 171

    Would you please let me know the syllabus for biological sciences entrance test for Ph.D he;d in april 2011

  138. 170

    Respected madam,
    What is the material science syllabus for IISc entrance test. Please help about this.

  139. 169

    how to prepare for entrance exam ?
    can any one guide me


  140. 168
    k naresh:

    i want to do m.sc chemistry…
    can u give me information how to come up to you…

  141. 167

    can YOU let me know the syllabus for biological sciences entrance test for Ph.D he;d in april 2011

  142. 166

    I have done M.Sc in biotechnology from bangalore university.I want to persue further in research.Can you help me to know the syllabus for biological sciences Ph.D entrance test held in april 2011.

  143. 165
    Apoorva Beedu:

    respected sir,
    i will be completing my 2nd year pre university public in 2011.
    i want to join iisc for msc phd in mathemaics…. does iisc offer me any course?

  144. 164

    I am doing m.sc in zoology.Am i eligible for giving entrance exam for phd.if then plz give me the syllabus and model ques paper of previous year.and the papers declared for iisc phd exam zoology subject falls in which category

  145. 163
    B.Narasimha rao:

    sir, iam doing M.S. PHARMA in medicinal chemistry in NIPER HYDERABAD , i want to do PhD in pharmaceutics please guide me what are the opportunities to do so?

  146. 162

    sir, i hav completed my b.e (instrumentation technology) and i hav qualified gate score i want to do ms my qustions are 1. can i apply to iisc for this year? 2. what and all courses are there in ms? 3.what s the procedure for selecting?

  147. 161
    P.hD. in Clinical Psychology:

    i want P.hD. in Clinical Psychology . Please guide me.

  148. 160
    younus patel:

    i am a B Tech(EEE) final year student. I want to know when the M SC(ENGG) entrance test is conducted & how the admissions are done for m sc(engg)

  149. 159
    amjad ali:

    i have completed bsc in chemstry and i want to know eligibility for msc-phd integrated course.

  150. 158

    sir i am doing bsc in genetics.and i want to do msc in microbiology.plz give me the question patern for iisc .in microbilogy entrance exam

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