IISc Admission 2020: Counselling (Started), Dates, Admission

IISc Admission 2020IISC 2020 Spot Admission for B.Sc. (Research) has been held on 12th November 2020 based on the KVPY(SA), KVPY(SX), JEE (Main), JEE(Advanced) and NEET(UG) exams. Aptitude Test/ GD-PI/ Interview has been scrapped for PG courses (M.Tech/ M.Des/ M. Mgt) due to COVID-19. Indian Institute of Science (IISc) provides admission in various UG, PG and Ph.D level courses. Admission to the eligible candidates will be provided in the scientific and technological research fields on the basis of scores of JEE Main, JEE Advanced, CEED, JAM, NEET and other national tests. For admission into M.Des course, candidates will be selected based on GATE/CEED Score. Also, candidates 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. Check more details like exam dates, application details, pattern, syllabus, etc. through our article of IISc Admission 2020.

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newiconIISC 2020 Spot Admission for B.Sc. (Research) has been held on 12th November 2020 based on the KVPY(SA), KVPY(SX), JEE (Main), JEE(Advanced) and NEET(UG) exams. Check here for counselling details. 

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IISc 2020 Important Dates

Candidates must check official IISc Admission Dates below for various events:

For UG Courses:

EventsDates 2020
Starting date of Application form1st February 2020
Submission of B.Sc Research application form6th August 2020
Submission of national level scores (KVPY, IIT JEE Main, IIT JEE Advanced, NEET)13th September to 5th October 2020 17:00 (JEE Main)
Date of Reporting at IISc
Starting of Classes

For PG & Ph.D Courses:

EventsDates 2020
Starting date of Application form1st February 2020
Submission of application form for PG (M.Tech including sponsored M.Tech /M Des /M.Mgmt Programme)23rd March 2020
Last extended date of submission of application form for sponsored M.Tech programme (For Armed Forces only)25th April 2020
Last extended date for online application submission of Research Programmes [Integrated Ph.D/M.Tech (Research)/Ph.D (including ERP30th April 2020
Last extended of receipt of printed version of Sponsored/ERP applications30th April 2020
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)16th & 17th July 2020
M Tech programme (sponsored from Defence & DRDO)20th & 21st July 2020
Interdisciplinary courses13th & 15th July 2020
Research Programmes6th – 12th July 2020
Integrated Ph.d programme13th – 15th July 2020

IISc 2020 Rank List

After the application process, the merit list will be announced based on the performance of the candidates in the national level entrance exam. Candidates will have to qualify any one of the test among – KVPY, JEE Main, JEE Advanced, NEET, GATE, CAT, CEED, CSIR-UGC NET/ JRF, JAM, DBT JRF, ICMR JRF, JEST to be eligible for admission in various courses.

For M.Des and M.Tech (Electronics System Engg, Climate Science, Computational Science, Earth Science, Electrical Engineering) courses, students have to qualify the aptitude test after being shortlisted based on GATE Scores.

Separate IISC merit list will be prepared by the board for the candidates belonging to different reserved categories. Candidates will be called for process of interview on the basis of merit list.

IISc 2020 Cut Off

IISc 2020 Cut Off will be released through online mode for various categories. Cut-off will be the minimum marks which students have to score to qualify the examination.

IISC cut off will be based on no. of students applying for exam, difficulty level, previous year cut-off trends, etc.

The board will publish the cut-off rank for various programmes. It will vary for every category. The expected cut-off for UG Course will be 60% for General Category candidates, 54% for OBC-NCL and 30% for ST, SC and PWD candidates.

IISc 2020 Admission

IISc 2020 Admission will be done as per the selection procedure of various courses. For IISC admission into various courses, selection will be done through national level scores followed by interview rounds.

However, admission into M.Tech (certain fields) and M.Des will be done through aptitude test and interview after being shortlisted through GATE/CEED scores.

Candidates who will be eligible based on scores will be shortlisted in the merit list released by board online.

To fill the preferences and get seats allotted, candidates have to register through Common Offer Acceptance Portal (COAP).

Candidates will have to bring following documents during admission time for verification:

  • Passing Certificate & Mark sheet of 10th & 12th level
  • Qualifying Exam Degree
  • Admit card of qualifying exam
  • Score-card of qualifying exam
  • Resent passport size photograph
  • Domicile certificate
  • Category certificate, etc.

FAQ’S (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answer: No specified subject will be offered in UG program but you can take Biology as the main subject in the UG course for IISc Admission 2020.

Answer: Selection to M.Tech course will be done through GATE Scores.

Answer: No, one application form will be sufficient to apply for both courses in IISc Admission 2020.

Answer: The interview round for PG program in IISc Admission 2020 will commence in Mid May 2020.

Answer: The registration process for IISc 2020 Admission has been started from 1st February 2020.

Answer: Yes, you will be able to apply for B.Sc. course.

Answer: Candidates appearing in the last year of their degree course are eligible to apply.

IISc 2020 Application Form

Candidates must check the following details regarding IISc 2020 Application Form:

  • Candidates have to fill the application form through online mode.
  • IISc 2020 Application form has been released on 1st February 2020 for both UG & PG courses.
  • Candidates have to upload scanned images of signature & passport size photograph. Also students are required to upload mark sheet of Class 10th& 12th.
  • The Application process will consist of steps – Online registration, filling details, uploading of images and payment of application fee.
  • Candidates must make sure that all the details in the form are filled correctly as no modification will be allowed later.

Application Fee:

Mode of Payment: Candidates have to pay the IISc 2020 Application Form fee through online mode.

  • Online application fee can be paid via credit card, debit card, visa or master card, or net-banking.

The application fee will differ according to courses. Details of fee for UG & PG courses are:

For UG Courses
CategoryFee (INR)
General, OBC/EWS/KMRs.500


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 defense, BARC, ISRO, CPRI, NAL, BMTC, BDA PWD and DRDORs.800

IISc 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must check the following details to know both UG & PG Course wise IISC Eligibility Criteria:

For UG Courses:

  • Qualification: Candidates must have passed 12th or equivalent examination in the year 2019.
  • Mandatory Subjects: Candidates must have passed 12th level with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects.
  • Percentage: Candidates must have obtained 60% marks in the qualifying examination. No marks are prescribed for ST/SC candidates (only passed candidates eligible).
  • Appearing: Candidates who will be appearing in their 12th level in 2020 will be eligible.
  • Scorecard: Candidates must have a valid KVPY, JEE Main, JEE Advance or NEET Scorecard.

For PG Course (M.Tech):

  • Qualification: Candidates must hold Bachelor’s Degree (B.E/ B.Tech) in the field of Technology/ Engineering.
  • Appearing: Candidates appearing in the last year of their degree are also eligible.
  • Scorecard: Candidates must have a valid score-card/ result of GATE 2018/2019/2020.
  • CAM (Career Analysis Marks): For the selection of candidates in M.Tech (Climate Science/ Earth Sciences/ Electronic Systems Engineering /Microelectronics & VLSI Design), CAM marks will be considered which is based on previous academic performances (ex: 10th/ 12th /UG, etc ) & will be decided by the respective departments.

For PG Course (M.Mgt):

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

If you have any other query regarding IISc Admission 2020, you can ask your query in the comments section below.

Displaying 152 Comments
  1. Suvi jain says:

    Actually I want admission in iisc Bangalore for M.Phill so please can u explain the procedure for admission.

  2. sri vidhya says:

    sir, I want to do research neuroscience, can you suggest what courses I should choose in my future to do so?

  3. sri vidhya says:

    sir, I wrote my 12th CBSE exam in 2020 and now I am planning to repeat NEET, can I apply for IISc with 2021 NEET score for b.sc? if there are any other requirements could you kindly alert me?

  4. Vishnu says:

    I have 9938 AIR in jee advance 2020. Can I get in UG physics in iisc

  5. Vishnu says:

    I have 9938 AIR in jee advance 2020. Can I get in UG physics

  6. Nitesh kumar says:

    Is there any other way to fill form even after deadline

  7. Prashant Pelli says:

    Sir upto now neet result not announced when we submit rank

  8. Yadhu says:

    Forgot to upload the class 12 certificate and caste certificate.What will happen?

  9. Fathima says:

    Sir, I have scored 75% in jee main 2020. Am I eligible to get admission in IISC with this score?

  10. Mk says:

    What is the last date for paying application fee iisc ug 2020

  11. manohar.n says:

    And also in jee-mains i got 47% Iam an sc student can i join iisc ug

  12. manohar.n says:

    I Have passed in 2nd pu and got above 79% can i join iisc for bsc

  13. Vivek kumar says:

    I have PCB in class 12th .which stream I can choose in iisc. One more thing I don’t apply for neet but for icar .

  14. Sharath says:

    I passed +2 in 2018 st candidate can I apply for iisc ug admission

  15. Debaleena Mukherjee says:

    Our 12th class results were declared recently. So i want to upload the marks. But in the qualification details page it is showing that those details can’t be edited. Even it is only showing the 10th details and not going to the next page that is 12th class details.

  16. sivaprasadhani says:

    will the application date be extended. as the 12th results are released only on july 15

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