IISc Admission 2020: Application (Started), Dates, Eligibility Criteria

IISc Admission 2020IISc Admission 2020 Application Form can be filled till 23rd March 2020 for PG courses. 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 following a design aptitude test and interview. 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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IISc 2020 Admission Notifications – Application Till 23rd Mar

newiconIISc Admission 2020 Application Form can be filled till 23rd March 2020 for PG courses. Check here for application 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 application form30th April 2020
Last date of submission of scores ( KVPY, IIT JEE Main, IIT JEE Advanced, NEET)15th April 2020

Latest Applications Open 2020:


For PG & Ph.D Courses:

EventsDates 2020
Starting date of Application form1st February 2020
Submission of application form23rd March 2020
Last date to apply for Research Programmes (M.Tech. (Research)/Ph.D.)6th April 2020
Interview Schedule
M Tech/ M Des programmes Aptitude test13th to 15th April 2020
M.Mgt GD & Interview rounds13th to 15th April 2020
M.Tech programme (Sponsored from ISRO, NAL etc)13th May 2020
M Tech programme (Sponsored from Defence & DRDO)14th to 15th May 2020
Interdisciplinary courses16th & 17th May 2020
Research Programmes18th to 22nd May 2020
Integrated Ph.d programme26th to 28th May 2020
Date of Reporting at IISC:
Course programmes (Regular and Sponsored)21st July 2020
Research programmes22nd July 2020
Integrated Ph D, Sponsored M Tech ERP programmes23rd July 2020
Starting of Classes3rd August 2020

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.

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.

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 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.

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

Displaying 102 Comments
  1. Sathish says:


  2. Pratibha kashyap says:

    sir what are the various course offered by iisc through neet

  3. Pratibha kashyap says:

    what are the courses offered by iisc throygh neet ug plz reply

  4. Tanu says:

    I have passed class 12th in 2019.I want to ask that whether i am eligible to take admission in 2021 or not?
    Please let me know!!😇

  5. Ayan Hazarika says:

    Is it mandatory to have 75% marks in boards to get admission in iisc

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      For UG admission, candidates must have obtained 60% marks in the 12th examination. No marks are prescribed for ST/SC candidates (only passed candidates eligible).

  6. Ardra says:

    I have 64% in jee main 2020 conducted in January 2020 . Am I eligible to apply for bsc research programme with this ? Or is itnecessary to have jee main April 2020 ?

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      It will be known to you at the time of counselling. Its up to you you want to give exam for April session or not.

  7. Lokesh_yetchu says:

    I am bipc student. What are the cources for bipc students?

  8. Amit says:

    I am a graduate in physics may I apply to pg course

  9. Sadaf Farooq says:

    NEET exam is conducted in May and the results will be declared in June so how can I submit my neet score by 15April
    Can I still apply and submit the score in June 2020

  10. Suraj says:

    I fill gen category in gate form, can I change category from gen to obc during application for m.tech?

  11. Srishtishree Mahapatra says:

    I am a student of five years integrated Msc(chemestry) of Guru Ghasi Das central university Chhatish Garh going to take part in 6th semester to be held on Apr 2020,also appear JAM 2020.Let me know whether i will take part in integrated Msc-Phd course in iisc and if yes what is the process.

  12. Afreen says:

    Sir, I have filled IISC PG Course, online form for Mtech(Res). I have passed GATE 2018. I have a doubt sir, after online form submission, can I need to send offline(hard copy) or not?
    Please clarify my doubt sir.

  13. Sajad says:

    Sir, 12 appearing student are eligible or not?

  14. Ankit says:

    I will pass class 12 in 2020 and the result of class 12 will be released in May and also the jee main results will be released after 15 April. So there are no possibilities to provide class 12 and jee main marks for application form whose last date is 15 April.

  15. Sonamohan says:

    I had passed 12th in 2018 with 93% am l qualified to apply.
    Or those who passed 12th in 2019 only can apply?

  16. Sarveah says:

    Sir,i am pcb student and not having maths as main subject.can i get admittion in iisc through neet in ug program

  17. yuvraj ahuja says:

    I have scored 99.45 percentile in JEE main 2020 january, whether i can apply for IISC UG. and if yes what is to be written in the rank column in qualifying examination as the rank is not given as yet .

  18. Debjyoti Dutta says:

    Hello,the last date of submission of scores is 15th April but my jee main ( April) result will not be released under 15th April….so what should I do..and the submittion of form is 30th April…. seriously this is so puzzeling…please help me…

  19. Amlan Abhilash Mishra says:

    Whether dropper students (who have appeared for 12th board exam in 2019) are eligible to apply for admission into IISC?

  20. Teja sri says:

    I’m a B.Sc Biotechnology student. Can i apply for entering into for M.Sc in Biotechnology or Biochemistry???

  21. Devki Shinde says:

    What documents required for sponsore candidates of defense wards???

  22. TEJENDRA says:

    I’m a 12th Appearing student from GEN category and got 94.94 percentile in JEE mains 2020 January session. As per your expertise am I eligible for admission? I mean what are chances???

  23. Nileena says:

    Sir, I, belongs to OBC-NCL category and got 98.2157 percentile in JEE Main 2020 january exam and 96.2% in +2 (CBSE). Can I get admission in IISc. Bangalore in UG programme.

  24. Asha nagar says:

    I want to do b tech from here……i got 76 percentile in jee mains

  25. Twishum Tah says:

    How do I submit my percentile of JEE mains of January session?

  26. Khushi jain says:

    What are the courses offered by iisc in bsc

  27. Justin says:

    Is jee main paper2…b.Arch score card eligible for iisc b.tech course?

  28. Badavath naveen says:

    I have passed12th in 2019 I got60percentile in jeemains2020 can I eligible for bsc course in iisc bangolore

  29. parth choudhari says:

    sir can I apply for UG course in IISC banglore if I gave opted for pcb in std 12 th

  30. Shivam says:

    I have OBC-NCL certificate of dated 18-06-2019. Will it valid or should I renew it? I want admission through JEE mains in year 2020

  31. Shivam says:

    I want to take admission in IISc Bangalore. I have OBC-NCL certificate of dated 18-06-2019. Will it valid or should I renew it?

  32. nakshathra says:

    i have given neet exam in 2019 iam i eligible for bsc. course
    or i have to give neet 2020 to join in this 2020 year

  33. Manish R balani says:

    If i can get admission through neet 2020 in iisc undergraduate ms course then is there any different qouta for karnataka state students and all india qouta

  34. Manish R balani says:

    Is neet ug valid for admission to ms (integrated four years undergraduate )course in iisc

  35. vani says:

    in order to apply PhD we need to clear GATE exam or M.tech degree is sufficient

  36. Prerita says:

    Can i apply if I haven’t took maths, but only biology in class 12th?

  37. SARAVANAN says:

    Is an OCI eligible for admission in IISC.
    What is the eligibility criteria

  38. Vandana says:

    Can I apply for iisc on 12th base with out jee mains or advance

  39. Deepti says:

    What are the requirement for studying (UG) pure science in IISc, for NRI students.

  40. Akhila deepala says:

    I am going to complete my 12 in 2020.can i apply for this?

  41. Mohan L Patil says:

    PCB with NEET exam is eligible for IISC

  42. URVASHI BODA says:

    sir can i give this exam with no qualifaction in jee advanced and i want to take admission in B.tec ….
    then what should i do for take admission in iisc

  43. Ram P Pati says:

    Do iisc offer part time phd in management for working proffessionals.

  44. Gouhar says:

    Sir I don’t have a domicile certificate, neither s caste certificate..

  45. Manav sharma says:

    Like how do we submit our scorecard of jee mains and advanced. Is there any other exam conducted bt iisc that we need to appear after filling application form?

  46. neeraj says:

    dear sir,
    can any student with 10+2 with physics, chemistry and biology ( without maths) can get admission in BSc with good NEET scores?

  47. Manee says:

    Bca k MCA kar skte hai kya iss college se . Ya BTech krna hoga

  48. Revati says:

    I have qualified class 12th exam in 2018 and I’m dropping for Neet. I’m appering neet 2020,can I get into iisc for 2020?

  49. Mohd Zabi Hashmi says:

    I give my 12th in 2018 in which my percentage are low.so i give my 12th again in 2019.And according to mpboard now my 2019 marksheet is valid.Did IISc also consider my 2019 as a valid marksheet

  50. Abhinav says:

    Are both jee main and jee advanced mandatory?

  51. Neha says:

    Sir Meri sis me 2016 me exam di thi aur pass v ho gai Avi job me verification nhi ho paa rha hai govt job hai na hi Banglore me na hi lackhnow

  52. Rohan Biswas says:

    What Is meant by Qualifying Exam Degree in UG Admission?

  53. sugi says:

    i am studying BSc so that i want to MSc in upcoming year .is there is any msc course in IISc

  54. eswar says:

    sir is there any other entrance exams to enter into iisc
    if it is there how many

  55. Sulekha says:

    I have passed my 12th with 57% marks in 2018 can I eligible for. ug in iisc

  56. Madan Palsaniya says:

    Can I take admission in iisc 2020while passed 12th in 2018

  57. Shivanimora says:

    After MSc biological sciences entrance is there any interview for us and also after getting seat in IIT jam biotechnology 2020 for integrated PhD in IISC Bangalore university is there any interview for us … please sir tell me

  58. Prangya says:

    Is there any scope for astronomy?

  59. Yashwanth s says:

    I am studying 12th how can I get into Bsc integrated biology or research .can I get with NEET

  60. Trushitha says:

    I have passed my 12th in 2018.Am I eligible for iisc 2020.

  61. Rohan says:

    I want to join for UG course in 2020 …I just wanted to ask whether Domicile Certificate is mandatory or not?

  62. Vidhi sharma says:

    I was hoping to get into MSc integrated biological science course. But JAM 2020 biological science has been discontinued. So I’m a little confused about application procedure

  63. Dhirendra kumar says:

    I,ve cleared CSIR-NET&JRF 2019 june with rank 231 so can I eligible to get admission in Ph.D in IISc and what is procedure.

  64. S. VISHVHESH says:

    Sir, Mam,
    I am doing my B.Sc physics now, I would like to do my M.Sc Physics in IISC. How to apply? What is the procedure? Do i need to take up any exam before i Apply in IISC?
    Kindly help me.

  65. piyush priyadarshan das says:

    how many rank required in je advance for sc student for get a seat

  66. Radhika says:

    Yha kon kon se courses h ug medical k liye ??

  67. Sulochana says:

    Is 2019 jee advanced rank is eligible for 2020 iisc UG admission

  68. kirti sharma says:

    I’m TYBSC chemistry student ,i want to know that can a bsc candidate can apply for it for PG ??

  69. Nirupama singh says:

    sir i am PCM student and i want to do my 12 again with PCB and prepare for NEET . Whether i will eligible for iisc through NEET as a 12 class repeater

  70. Nirupama singh says:

    I had done my 12 class in 2018 and now preparing for jee main . Am i eligible for IISc 2020.I want to do UG . In 2019 i failed to secure the seat

  71. Sanjay says:

    When should I need to write KVPY exam for getting admission in 2020

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