IISc Bangalore Invites Applications For PhD Programmes; Details Here

The Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore has invited applications for admission to ‘Research (PhD) Programmes’ and ‘PhD External Registration Programme’.

The last date for submitting applications is October 31.

Candidates can apply online through https://admissions.iisc.ac.in using the link “Newuser Registration / Login”.


Candidates need to have qualified the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) or Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) or National Eligibility Test (NET) in addition to the minimum qualification to apply.

The GATE score should be valid as on January 1, 2020. Candidates securing the valid GATE score for the years 2017, 2018, 2019 can also apply.

Applicants are advised to click here to know the details.

Important dates to remember: 

  • Last date for online submission of application — October 31, 2019
  • interview schedule —  Nov 18-19
  • Commencement of session — January 1, 2020


The candidates will be shortlisted based either on performance in national entrance tests or on the academic performance in the qualifying degree examination.

The final selection will be based on the performance in an interview (in some of the departments, a written test will precede the interview), a notification issued by the institute said.

Departments participating in the admission of the PhD candidates are:

Aerospace Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Computer Science and Automation
Computational and Data Sciences
Electrical Communication Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Electronic Systems Engineering
Instrumentation and Applied Physics
Inorganic & Physical Chemistry
Materials Engineering
Materials Research
Mechanical Engineering
Nanoscience and Engineering
Physics, and Product Design and Manufacturing
Interdisciplinary Programme Biosystems Science and Engineering

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