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IISc Admission 2020: Application Form (Extended), Eligibility

Updated On - April 21 2020 by Aditya Anand

IISc Admission 2020 Application Form last date has been extended till 30 April 2020 for UG & Research courses. IISc Aptitude Test/ GD-PI/ Interview for PG courses (M.Tech/ M.Des/ M. Mgt) admission has been scrapped due to COVID-19. Indian Institute of Science (IISc) provides admission in various Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Ph.D level courses. Eligible candidates will be provided admission in the scientific and technological research fields on the basis of their scores in JEE Main, JEE Advanced, CEED, JAM, NEET and other national tests. Candidates can check more details like exam dates, application details, pattern, syllabus, etc. of IISc Admission 2020.
IISc Admission Latest Update:
  • IISc Admission 2020 Registration & COAP Registration Number Updation facility for M.Tech programme has been started.
  • IISc Admission 2020 Application Form can be filled till 30 April 2020 for Undergraduate and Research programmes.

IISc 2020 Important Dates

Given below are the officially announced IISc Admission Dates:

For UG Courses:

IISc Admission Dates for UG Courses
EventsDates 2020
Starting date of Application form01 February 2020
Submission of application form30 April 2020
Last date of submission of national-level scores (KVPY, IIT JEE Main, IIT JEE Advanced, NEET)Within 01 week of announcement of results
Date of Reporting at IIScLast week of July 2020
Starting of ClassesAugust 2020

For PG & Ph.D Courses:

IISc Admission Dates for PG & PhD Courses
EventsDates 2020
Starting date of Application form01 February 2020
Submission of application form for PG (M.Tech including sponsored M.Tech /M Des /M.Mgmt Programme)23 March 2020
Last extended date of submission of application form for sponsored M.Tech programme (For Armed Forces only)25 April 2020
Last extended date for online application submission of Research Programmes [Integrated Ph.D/M.Tech (Research)/Ph.D (including ERP30 April 2020
Last extended of receipt of printed version of Sponsored/ERP applications 
Interview Schedule (No Aptitude Test/ GD-PI/ Interview will be held)
M Tech/ M Des programmes aptitude testNA
M.Mgt GD & Interview roundsNA
M.Tech programme (sponsored from ISRO, NAL etc)to be announced
M Tech programme (sponsored from Defence & DRDO)to be announced
Interdisciplinary courses04 and 05 July 2020
Research Programmes06 and 10 July 2020
Integrated Ph.d programme13 and 15 July 2020
Date of Reporting at IISC
Course programmes (Regular and Sponsored)to be announced
Research programmesto be announced
Integrated Ph D, Sponsored M Tech ERP programmesto be announced
Starting of Classesto be announced

IISc 2020 Application Form

Given below are important points regarding IISc 2020 Application Form:

  • Candidates have to fill the application form in online mode at the IISc Official website.
  • IISc 2020 Application form has been started from 01 February 2020 for both UG & PG courses.
  • Candidates have to upload scanned images of signature & passport size photograph along with the mark sheet of Class 10 and 12.
  • The Application process includes the steps – Online registration, filling details, uploading of images and application fee payment.
  • Candidates must make sure that all the details entered in the form are filled correctly as any changes can not be made later.

Application Fee

After filling the details in the registration form, candidates have to pay the IISc registration fee which varies according to the course chosen by the candidate. Given below is the course-wise registration fee:

For UG Courses

IISc Registration Fee For UG Courses
CategoryFee (Rs)
General, OBC/EWS/KMRs.500

For PG Courses

IISc Registration Fee For PG Courses
CategoryFee (INR)
General / OBC and Sponsored candidates from Defence, DRDO, BARC, ISRO, NAL, KSRTC, BMTC, BDA PWD and CPRIRs.800
SC, ST & PWDRs.400
ERP candidates of all categoriesRs.2000
Sponsored candidates from defence, BARC, ISRO, CPRI, NAL, BMTC, BDA PWD and DRDORs.800
Mode of Payment: Candidates have to pay the IISc 2020 Application Form fee through online mode via credit card, debit card, visa or master card, or net-banking.

IISc Admission Eligibility Criteria

Given below is the course-wise eligibility criteria for all the courses provided by the Indian Institute of Science

For UG Courses:

  • Qualification: Candidates must have passed class 12 or equivalent examination in the year 2020.
  • Mandatory Subjects: Candidates must have PhysicsChemistry and Mathematics as main subjects in class 12.
  • Percentage: Candidates must have at least 60% marks in the qualifying examination. ST/SC candidates need to pass only.
  • Appearing: Candidates who will be appearing in class 12 in 2020 can also apply.
  • Scorecard: KVPY, JEE Main, JEE Advanced or NEET qualified candidates must have their respective exams scorecard.

For PG Course (M.Tech):

  • Qualification: Candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree (B.E/ B.Tech) in the respective field of Technology/ Engineering.
  • Appearing: Last year can also apply for PG course admission.
  • Scorecard: Candidates must have a valid score-card/ result of GATE 2018/2019/2020.
  • CAM (Career Analysis Marks): For admission in M.Tech (Climate Science/ Earth Sciences/ Electronic Systems Engineering /Microelectronics & VLSI Design), overall rank list will be considered by considering previous academic performances (ex: 10th/ 12th /UG, etc ) decided by the respective departments.

For PG Course (M.Mgt):

  • Qualification: Candidates with Bachelor’s degree (B.E/ B.Tech) or equivalent in Technology/Engineering from a recognized board can apply.
  • Scorecard: Candidates must have valid GATE 2018/ 2019/ 2020, CAT 2019 or GMAT score card.

IISc 2020 Rank List

After the application process, IISc will release the merit list on the basis of the candidates marks in the national level entrance exam. Candidates have to qualify any one of the test – KVPY, JEE Main, JEE Advanced, NEET, GATE, CAT, CEED, CSIR-UGC NET/ JRF, JAM, DBT JRF, ICMR JRF, JEST to apply for admission in various courses. For M.Des and M.Tech (Electronics System Engg, Climate Science, Computational Science, Earth Science, Electrical Engineering) courses, candidates have to appear and qualify the aptitude test after being shortlisted on the basis of GATE scores.

Separate merit list will be prepared by the IISc board for reserved categories candidates. Such applicants will be called for the interview process on the basis of merit list.

IISc 2020 Cut Off

IISc 2020 Cut Off will be released in online mode for all the categories. Cut-off is the minimum marks that every students must have to score to qualify the exam. IISC cut off depends on the number of students applying for exam, difficulty level, previous year cut-off trends, etc.

Authority will publish the cut-off rank for various programmes. The expected cut-off for UG Course for General Category candidates will be 60%, for OBC-NCL 54%  and for ST, SC and PWD candidates it is expected to be 30%.

IISc Admission 2020 Highligts

Candidates can check the basic highlights of IISc Admission from the given below table:

IISc Admission Highligts
Name of the instituteIndian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore
Institute typePublic
Official Website
Admission CriteriaEntrance-based
Application ModeOnline 
Name of the EntranceJEE Main/ JEE Advanced/ NEET-UG (B.Tech)
GATE (M.Tech)
JAM/JEET (Integrated PhD)


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