ADDRESS: Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore 560 012, Ph:08023600757, www.iisc.ernet.in
IISC, Bangalore is one of the centers of excellence in India. It is a prestigious instituion involved in offering quality education to postgraduate and research students. The institute also is involved in cutting edge research and is considered to be one of the best in the world in its field of work.
The college offers programs in integrated MSc. leading to Phd. and also programs in M.Tech, ME and M.Des.
The Integrated Ph.D. programme is designed to offer exciting opportunities to motivted and talented B.Sc. graduates with a keen sense of scientific enquiry for pursuing advanced research in frontier areas of Biological, Chemical and Physical Sciences leading to the Ph.D degree of the Institute.
The research students constitute the largest group(50%) on the campus and the Institute awards about 200 Ph.D and M.Sc.(Engg) degrees each year, which is probably the largest in any institution in India. The annual intake of research students is approximately 250 with several candidates sponsored from institutions and industries.
Admission to the research programmes of the Institute is based on career analysis and campus interview. Candidates are called for interview based on the entrance test of the Institute or any other test recognised by the Institute.
Biochemistry, Microbiology & Cell Biology, Molecular Biophysics, Inorganic & Physical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Solid State & Structural Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics including Astronomy & Astrophysics, Ecological Sciences and High Energy Physics.
Academic programmes leading to M.E. or M.Tech by course work and Ph.D. and M.Sc.(Engg.) by research are available in almost all the departments. An unique feature of the ME/M.Tech. programmes at the institute is the credit system which allows a student to tailor the courses to suit his/her aptitude and interest. Every ME/M.Tech. programme has a set of hard core courses specified as an essential requirement whereas the student can take rest of the credits from many courses available in his/her parent or other departments and also do a desertation work on the topic of his/her choice.
Aerospace Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Electrical engineering, Structural Engineering
Electronic Design Technology, Climate Science, Instrumentation
Product Design Engineering
Candidates with Bachelor’s degree in Biology/ Chemistry/Physics/Mathematics under 10+2+3 system are eligible to apply for admission to Integrated Ph D program.
And also candidates with BE/ B Tech are eligible to apply to the M.E., M.Tech & M.Des programs.
The selection process is through GATE or IISc conducted entrance exam.