IISC Admission 2021: Application Form, Merit List


IISc Admission 2021 is ongoing for UG program. 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 2021

Here we are providing the official dates of IISc admission 2021:

For UG Courses:

Events Dates (Announced)
The release of the application 22 February 2021
Closing date of application 30 May 2021
The last date to submit the scores of KVPY, IIT-JEE (Main), IIT-JEE (Advanced) & NEET exam Within one week from the date of announcement of the result
Reporting at IISc for admission 20 July 2021

For PG Courses

Events Dates (Announced)
online submission of applications 22nd February 2021
Last date to submit the application 20th April 2021
Last date for receipt of an application for Sponsored/ERP candidates 25th April 2021
Last date for online submission of applications for the Undergraduate Programme 30th April 2021
Aptitude Test/Interview for M.Tech & M.Mgt 15th April – 12th May 2021
Reporting at IISc 20th July 2021
Commencement of classes 2nd August 2021

IISc Admission 2021 Application Form

IISc 2021 Application Form has been released through the online mode.

  • The from has been available for the UG, PG, and Ph.D. Courses from 22nd February 2021.
  • The last date to apply for UG Courses was 30 May 2021.
  • The candidates must upload the scanned copy of the Signature and the Passport Size Photograph.
  • Students must register the valid and working Email ID and the Mobile number.
  • All the communication will do the authority on the registered contact details.
  • The candidates are requested to take multiple printouts of the application form for future references.

IISC Admission Fee 2021

For UG Course:

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Category Fee (INR)
General, OBC Rs. 500/-
SC/ ST/ PwD Rs. 250/-
For General, OBC & Sponsored candidates from Defence, BARC, DRDO, ISRO, NAL, BMTC, KSRTC, BDA, PwD, and CPRI Rs. 800/-

For PG Course

Category Fee (INR)
ERP Rs. 2000/-
SC/ ST/ PwD Rs. 400/-
For General, OBC & Sponsored candidates from Defence, BARC, DRDO, ISRO, NAL, BMTC, KSRTC, BDA, PwD, and CPRI Rs. 800/-

How to Apply for IISc Admission 2021?

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.

IISc BS 2021 Eligibility Criteria

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 2021 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%

IISC Admission 2021 UG Courses Eligibility Criteria

  • 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.

IISC Admission 2021 M.Tech Courses Eligibility Criteria

  • 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.

IISC Admission 2021 M.MGT Courses Eligibility Criteria

  • 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.

IISC Admission 2021 Exam Overview

Particulars Description
Common Name IISc BS Admission 2021
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/


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.

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.

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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.