IISC 2020: Application Form (Released), Dates, Eligibility


IISc 2020 Application Form has been released on 01 February 2020. IISc, Bangalore (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore) offers various UG, PG and Doctoral courses. Admission to the eligible aspirants will be provided in the scientific and technological research fields only on the basis of their scores of JEE Main, JEE Advanced, CEED (Common Entrance Exam for Design), JAM (Joint Admission Test for M.Sc), NEET and other national tests. For admission into the M.Des course, applicants will be selected based on GATE/CEED Score following a design aptitude test and interview. Also, the aspirants have to appear for GD and PI interview rounds after getting shortlisted based on GATE/CAT/GMAT scores to get admission in M.Tech and M.Mgt programmes.

IISc Exam Dates 2020

Here we are providing the official dates of IISc admission 2020:

For UG Courses:

Events Dates
Starting date of Application form 01 February 2020
Submission of B.Sc Research application form 22 May 2020
Last date of submission of national level scores (KVPY, IIT JEE Main, IIT JEE Advanced, NEET) Within 1 week of announcement of results
Date of Reporting at IISc Last week of July 2020
Starting of Classes August 2020

For PG & PhD Courses:

Events Dates 2020
Starting date of Application form 01 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 ERP 30 April 2020
Last extended of receipt of printed version of Sponsored/ERP applications 30 April 2020
Interview Schedule (No Aptitude Test/ GD- PI/ Interview will be held)
M Tech/ M Des programmes aptitude test NA
M.Mgt GD & Interview rounds NA
M.Tech programme (sponsored from ISRO, NAL etc) will be announced
M Tech programme (sponsored from Defence & DRDO) will be announced
Interdisciplinary courses 04 & 05 July 2020
Research Programmes 06 & 10 July 2020
Integrated Ph.d programme 13 & 15 July 2020
Date of Reporting at IISC:
Course programmes (Regular and Sponsored) will be announced
Research programmes will be announced
Integrated Ph D, Sponsored M Tech ERP programmes will be announced
Starting of Classes will be announced

IISc BS 2020 Application Form

The application form IISC has been released on 01 February 2020. Admission in Bachelor of Science degree in Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore is based on the merit in JEE Main, JEE Advanced and KVPY.

IISc BS 2020 Eligibility Criteria for Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY)

S.No. Exam name Year Fellowship Selection
1. KVPY-SA Appeared in 2016 Selected for the Fellowship
2 KVPY-SB Appeared in 2017 Selected for the Fellowship
3 KVPY-SX Appeared in 2017 Selected for the Fellowship
4 KVPY-SA and SX Fellows Selected through the empowerment initiative for Schedule Caste and Schedule Tribe

IISc BS Eligibility Criteria through JEE Main

S.No. Category Minimum marks required in JEE Main 2020
1. General 60%
2 Other Backwards Class (Non- Creamy layer) 54%
3. Schedule Caste, Schedule Tribe and Physically challenged 30%

IISc BS 2020 Eligibility Criteria through JEE Advanced

S.No. Category Minimum marks required in JEE Advanced 2020
1. General 60%
2. Other Backward Classes (Non- Creamy layer) 54%
3. Schedule Caste, Schedule Tribe and Physically Challenged 30%


The story of IISC is the culmination of a glorious dream – the vision of Jamshedji Tata combined with the advice of Swami Vivekananda resulted in the formation of IISC. It has grown into a premier institute of research and education in almost all frontier areas of science and technology. At IISC, they have the best possible infrastructure and its application in the nation. There are over 40 major departments and centres organized in six various disciplines. The institution has a rich and intellectually stimulating environment with the advantage of regular visits of Nobel Laureates. IISC has a tradition of actively encouraging deeper research, which is lacking in most of the IITs.  Maintaining its dominance for the third consecutive year, IISC leads the list of top universities, according to the National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF) rankings for 2018.

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Life in IISC

Life in IISC is a roller coaster ride. You have lots of ups and downs and you will learn a lot! The campus of IISC is an educational paradise. You will get almost everything on the campus. The institute has a nice policy of crediting and auditing – you can literally attend any lecture from any department and see if it is in line with your requirements and interests. You will have a lot of academic freedom. The quality of teaching imparted here is unparalleled throughout India because most of the professors have their PhD’s at tier-one university of the world. If academia is your dream then IISC is the best.


The university doesn’t organize any entrance test for admission to the UG, PG and research courses. An entrance test is only conducted M.Tech and M.Mgt courses. Admission into other courses will be done through JEE MAIN, NEET, CEED, JAM, JEST, KVPY and other entrance tests. The application form will be filled and submitted through an online portal.

  • Candidates should register through their email ids and there is no chance of duplicity.
  • Candidates are required to upload copies of:
  • Photograph
  • Candidate’s signature
  • Parent / guardian signature
  • Caste certificate
  • Candidates can pay the application through debit/credit/visa/master card or net banking.
  • The application fee is non-refundable.
For UG Courses
Category Fee (INR)
General, OBC/EWS/KM Rs.500
SC/ST/PWD Rs.250

For PG Courses
Category Fee (INR)
General / OBC and Sponsored candidates from Defence, DRDO, BARC, ISRO, NAL, KSRTC, BMTC, BDA PWD and CPRI Rs.800
SC, ST & PWD Rs.400
ERP candidates of all categories Rs.2000
Sponsored candidates from the defense, BARC, ISRO, CPRI, NAL, BMTC, BDA PWD and DRDO Rs.800



  • Candidates must have qualified in PUC/12 or equivalent exam in the year 2019
  • Students appearing in 12th or equivalent class can also apply.
  • Candidates should be qualified in physics, chemistry, and mathematics/biology.
  • Students should have obtained 60% in the qualifying exam.
  • Candidates should have passed the kvpy, jee main, jee advanced, neet.

Selection of the candidates will be based on the merit list of their national level examination. The cutoff marks of the examination will be released by IISC.


  • Candidates must hold a bachelor degree in the relevant field of engineering
  • Master’s degree in science, physical science, instrumentation, statistics, geology, electronics or MCA can also apply.
  • Candidates should have gate 2018/2019/2020 scorecard.


  • Candidates must hold a bachelor degree in the relevant field of engineering/technology or equivalent degree.
  • Candidates should have gate 2018//2019/2020 scorecard, CAT 2019 or GMAT scores.

Students will be shortlisted on the basis of their GATE scores for M.Tech courses. For other courses, an aptitude test or interview will be conducted along with consideration of GATE scores.


It is important to understand that the performance in the exam cannot be altered but with strategic thinking and planning towards admission procedures. It is possible to secure a seat in IISC and pursue a career of your choice. The post-exam process plays a decisive role in the possibilities of your admission. And when you start working on something don’t be afraid of failure, don’t abandon it or don’t hold back instead of giving it a sincere try. All the best.

IISc BS Admission 2020 – Exam Overview

Particulars Description
Common Name IISc BS Admission 2020
Exam Conducting Body Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore
Admission Through JEE Main, JEE Advanced, KVPY
Selection Mode Counselling based on merit lists of KVPY, JEE Advanced and JEE Main
Application Mode Online
Official Website https://www.iisc.ac.in/

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  1. I give my 12th in 2018 and due to low percentage I give my 12th again in 2019.Now according to my state board my 2019 marksheet is considered to be the valid one.Did IISc can also accepts my 2019 marksheet for admissions in 2020 bsc programme.