M Tech, M Des

The Institute offers course programmes based on course work: Master of  Technology (M Tech), Master of Design (M Des) and Master of Management (M Mgt). The Institute admits about 400 students every year for its course programmes.  The number includes about 50 sponsored candidates from the Defence Services, Defence Research and Development Organization, Indian Space Research Organization, NTRO, BARC, NAL, CPRI, KSRTC, BMTC, PWD and BDA and faculty members from engineering colleges under the Quality Improvement Programme.

The participating departments/centres and the disciplines offered, minimum qualifications and areas of study are listed in the table given below. Candidates can choose to apply to a maximum of 5 disciplines from the M Tech and M Des programmes.

Candidates with qualifications in BE / B Tech or an equivalent degree should have qualified and hold valid GATE score card as on 1st August 2019.

For the M Des Programme – Candidates with qualifications in BE/ B Tech/ B Des/ B Arch degrees, should have qualified in GATE or CEED and hold a valid score card as on 1st August 2019.

Eligibility, Selection Procedure, Online Application Instructions Please click here

  • Centre for Product Design and Manufacturing (PD)

Department/Centre/Unit: Centre for Product Design and Manufacturing (PD)

Intake: 25

Qualification with required GATE paper or CEED (in brackets): BE / B Tech or equivalent degree in any discipline (GATE or CEED) or B Des (CEED) or B Arch (GATE or CEED).

Areas of study: Product Design and Engineering.

M Tech offered in various disciplines is given in the table below:

  • 1.  Aerospace Engineering (AE)
  • 2.  Civil Engineering* (CE)
  • 3. Transportation and Infrastructure Engineering (TI)
  • 4. Materials Engineering (MT)
  • 5. Instrumentation (IN)
  • 6. Computer Science & Engineering (CS)
  • 7. Electronic Systems Engineering (ED)
  • 8. Computational and Data Science (CP)
  • 9. Climate Science (CL)
  • 10. Earth Science (ER)
  • 11. Electrical Engineering (EE)
  • 12. Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • 13. Microelectronics and VLSI Design (MV)
  • 14.  Chemical Engineering (CH)
  • 15. Mechanical Engineering (ME)
  • 16. Communication & Networks (CN)
  • 17. Signal Processing (SP)
  • 18. Nano Science and Engineering (NA)
  • 19. Smart Manufacturing(SM)

Discipline: Aerospace

Department/Centre/Unit: Aerospace Engineering

Intake: 21

Qualification with required GATE paper (in brackets): BE / B Tech or equivalent degree (with a GATE Paper in AE; CE; CH; EC; EE; ME).

Areas of study: Structures; Aerodynamics; Propulsion; Control and Guidance of Aircraft; Rockets and Spacecraft.

Discipline: Civil Engineering* (CE) *Visit the Department website at: http://civil.iisc.ac.in/for choice of Major and Minor in Areas of Study

Department/Centre/Unit: Civil Engineering

Intake: 40

Qualification with required GATE paper (in brackets): BE / B Tech or equivalent degree (with a GATE Paper in CE).

Areas of study: Geotechnical Engineering; Water Resources and Environmental Engineering; Structural Engineering.

Discipline: Transportation and Infrastructure Engineering (TI)

Department/Centre/Unit: Civil Engineering

Intake: 5

Qualification with required GATE paper (in brackets): BE / B Tech or equivalent degree (with a GATE Paper in CE).

Areas of study: Program covering Traffic & Transportation Systems; Intelligent Transport Systems; and Infrastructure Engineering.

Discipline: Materials Engineering (MT)

Department/Centre/Unit: Materials Engineering

Intake: 34

Qualification with required GATE paper (in brackets): BE / B Tech or equivalent degree (with a GATE Paper in MT) or BE / B Tech or equivalent degree in Ceramics, Polymer, Plastics, Materials Science and/or Engineering (with a GATE Paper in XE).

Areas of study: Materials: Structural Alloys (light metal; superalloys; refractory metals); Shape Memory Alloys; Engineering Ceramics; Nanomaterials; Electronic Materials; Ferroelectrics and Multiferroics; Polymer Blends and Nanocomposites; Organic Photovoltaics. Phenomena: Phase Transformations; Rapid Solidification; Mechanical Alloying; Diffusion; Texture and Grain Boundary Engineering; Mechanical Behaviour including Creep; Superplasticity; Fatigue and Fracture; Thin Films and Coatings; Contact Deformation; Tribology; Thermoelectromechanical Phenomena; Biomaterials; Tissue Engineering; Sensors; Mineral Processing; Biohydrometallurgy; Extractive Metallurgy. Computational Modeling of Processes; Alloy Stability; Defects and Transformations.Adhoc Mobile and Sensor Networks; Graphics and Visualization.

Discipline: Instrumentation (IN)

Department/Centre/Unit: Instrumentation and Applied Physics

Intake: 7

Qualification with required GATE paper (in brackets): BE / B Tech or equivalent degree (with a GATE Paper in EE;EC; IN) or M Sc or equivalent degree with specialization in Instrumentation/ Physics/ Electronics (with a GATE Paper in relevant discipline).

Areas of study: Semiconductor Devices and Circuits; Control Systems; Sensors and related Instrumentation; Materials Engineering; Microscopy and Imaging; Analytical Instrumentation; Electronic Instrumentation; Lasers and Optical Instrumentation; Microfluidic Devices; Vacuum and Thin Films. Micro and Nano Systems.

Discipline: Computer Science & Engineering (CS)

Department/Centre/Unit: Computer Science & Automation

Intake: 58

Qualification with required GATE paper (in brackets): BE / B Tech or equivalent degree (with a GATE Paper in CS).

Areas of study: Theoretical Computer Science: Algorithms; Complexity Theory; Combinatorial Optimization; Graph Theory; Information and Coding Theory; Cryptography; Cryptology; Computational Geometry; Computational Topology; Algorithmic Algebra; Computational Biology; Automata Theory; Formal Verification. Computer Systems and Software: Computer Architecture; Multi-Core Computing; Parallel and High Performance Computing; Operating Systems; Storage Systems; Security; Database Systems; Cloud Computing; Distributed Computing; Modeling and Simulation; Compiler Design; Program Analysis; Programming Languages; Software Engineering; Adhoc Mobile and Sensor Networks; Graphics and Visualization. Intelligent Systems: Data Mining; Data Analytics; Deep Learning; Information Retrieval; Machine Learning; Pattern Recognition; Reinforcement Learning; Convex Optimization; Stochastic Control and Optimization; Game Theory; Auctions and Mechanism Design; Electronic Markets; Social Network Analysis; Cognitive Systems; Natural Language Processing.

Discipline: Electronic Systems Engineering (ED) (selection through an aptitude test & interview process)

Department/Centre/Unit: Electronic Systems Engineering

Intake: 36

Qualification with required GATE paper (in brackets): BE / B Tech or equivalent degree (with a valid GATE in EE; EC; CS; IN) or M Sc or equivalent degree in Physics; Mathematics; Statistics; Electronics; Computer Science or Photonics (with a valid GATE Paper in EE; EC; CS; IN) (M Sc or equivalent degree holders should possess 2 years experience in Electronics hardware).

Areas of study: Communication Networks; Embedded Systems; Power Conversion; VLSI Design; Electronics Systems Packaging; Electro Magnetic Compatibility; Analog Circuits; Mechatronics; Product Engineering. Signal Processing and Information Theory; VLSI Systems Architecture.

Discipline: Computational and Data Science (CP) (selection through an aptitude test & interview process)

For more details visit: http://cds.iisc.ac.in/admissions/course-degrees/

Department/Centre/Unit: Computational and Data Sciences

Intake: 30

Qualification with required GATE paper (in brackets): BE / B Tech or equivalent degree in any discipline (with a valid GATE) or M Sc or equivalent degree in any discipline (with a valid GATE) or Master’s in Computer Application (with a valid GATE) or Four year B.S or equivalent in any discipline of science/research (with a valid GATE). In all cases a strong mathematical and programming background is required.

Areas of study: Multidisciplinary Program Addressing: Computational and Data Science. Topics include: Numerical Linear Algebra, Numerical Methods, Modeling and Simulation,Optimization, Scalable systems, Cloud computing, scalable methods,data analysis, visualization, Deep Learning, and Big Data platforms.

Discipline: Climate Science (CL) (selection through an aptitude test & interview process)

Department/Centre/Unit: Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences

Intake: 12

Qualification with required GATE paper (in brackets): BE / B Tech or equivalent degree in any discipline (with a GATE Paper in AE, CE, CH, EC, EE, ME, XE) or M Sc or equivalent degree in Physical Sciences (with Gate Paper in GG, PH, MA).

Areas of study: Interdisciplinary Programme Covering Atmospheric Dynamics and Thermodynamics, Ocean Dynamics, Clouds Radiation and Climate, Earth System, Numerical Modeling of Climate, Methods of Observations, Satellite Meteorology, Climate Data Time Series Analysis.

Discipline: Earth Science (ER) (selection through an aptitude test & interview process)

Department/Centre/Unit: Earth Sciences

Intake: 5

Qualification with required GATE paper (in brackets): BE / B Tech or equivalent degree in any discipline (with a GATE paper in ME; CH; CE; CS; XE; XL) or M Sc or equivalent degree in any discipline (with a GATE paper in GG; CY;PH; MA).

Areas of study: Interdisciplinary programme covering solid Earth processes; geochemistry and geochemical cycles; petrology; Earth system interaction; seismotectonics; seismic hazards; geophysical fluid dynamics.

Discipline: Electrical Engineering (EE) (selection through an aptitude test & interview process)

Department/Centre/Unit: Electrical Engineering

Intake: 28

Qualification with required GATE paper (in brackets): BE / B Tech or equivalent degree (with a GATE Paper in EE).

Areas of study: Power Systems; Power Electronics; High Voltage Engineering.

Discipline: Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Department/Centre/Unit: Jointly conducted by Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Automation, Electrical Communica-tion Engg, Electronic Systems Engg.

Intake: 40

Qualification with required GATE paper (in brackets): BE/ B Tech or equivalent degree (with a GATE Paper in CS, EE, EC). Candidates should have done a formal course in programming in C and C++.

Areas of study: Digital Signal Processing, Machine Learning, Pattern Recognition, Computer Vision, Graphics, Stochastic Systems, Multimedia, Real Time and Fault Tolerant Systems, Sensor Networks, E Commerce, Speech Processing, Real Time Signal Processing and Embedded Systems.

Discipline: Microelectronics and VLSI Design (MV)

Department/Centre/Unit: Jointly conducted by Electrical Communication Engg & Electronic Systems Engg

Intake: 30

Qualification with required GATE paper (in brackets): BE/ B Tech or equivalent degree (with a GATE Paper in EE; EC; CS; IN).

Areas of study: Digital VLSI Circuit; Analog VLSI Circuits; Semiconductor Devices and Technology; Nanoelectronics Devices; Microelectronics Lab; Digital Systems Design with FPGAs; Physics and Design of Transistors; Carrier Transport in Nanoelectronics Devices; Art of Compact Modelling; Optoelectronic Devices; RF IC and Systems; Photonic Integrated Circuits; Design of Power Semiconductor Devices; Reliability of Nanoscale Circuits and Systems.

Discipline: Chemical Engineering (CH)

Department/Centre/Unit: Chemical Engineering

Intake: 20

Qualification with required GATE paper (in brackets): BE / B Tech or equivalent degree (with a GATE Paper in CH).

Areas of study: Catalyst design and synthesis; Cell membranes and soft interfaces; Computational biology; therapeutic engineering; host-pathogen interactions; and dynamics of infectious diseases; Energy storage in batteries and supercapacitors; gas hydrates; High resolution single molecule techniques to probe nanoscale biosystems; Microfluidics and soft solids; Modelling; optimization and control of bioreactors; Nanotechnology for sensors; actuators; fuel and solar cells; Polymer degradation; Reaction engineering in multifunctional and microreactors; Rheology and dynamics of powders; and suspensions of living and nonliving matter; Water remediation/purification; activated carbon fabric.

Discipline: Mechanical Engineering (ME)

Department/Centre/Unit: Mechanical Engineering

Intake: 28

Qualification with required GATE paper (in brackets): BE/ B Tech or equivalent degree(with a GATE Paper in ME).

Areas of study: Solid Mechanics; Finite Element Analysis; Computer Aided Design; Non-Linear Dynamics; Vibration; Technical Acoustics; Design of Mechanical Systems; Robotics; Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems; Nano-Mechanics; Biomechanics; Tribology; Advanced Manufacturing Process; Material Science; Fluid Mechanics; Heat Transfer; I C Engines; Combustion; Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning.

Discipline: Communication & Networks (CN) (selection through an interview process)

Department/Centre/Unit: Electrical Communication Engineering

Intake: 28

Qualification with required GATE paper (in brackets): BE / B Tech or equivalent degree (with a GATE Paper in EC).

Areas of study: Communications and Networking; Information and Coding Theory; Microelectronics; Microwaves; Photonics; Signal Processing; Optical Communication; Wireless Communication Information Theory and Coding.

Discipline: Signal Processing (SP)

Department/Centre/Unit: Jointly conducted by Electrical Engineering & Electrical Communication Engineering

Intake: 15

Qualification with required GATE paper (in brackets): BE / B Tech or equivalent degree (with a GATE Paper in EE; EC).

Areas of study: Digital Signal Processing; Image Processing; Signal Compression; Neural Networks; Biomedical Signal Processing; Speech/Audio Info. Processing; Array Processing; Pattern Recognition; Signal Processing for Communication; Sparse Signal Processing; Compressed Sensing Indoor Localization. Detection and Estimation.

Discipline: Nano Science and Engineering (NA)(selection through an interview process)

Department/Centre/Unit: Nano Science and Engineering

Intake: 15

Qualification with required GATE paper (in brackets): BE / B Tech or equivalent degree in any discipline (with GATE paper in AE; BT; CH; EE; EC; IN; ME; MT; PH; XE) or M Sc or equivalent degree in Electronics; Physics; Chemistry (with GATE in CY; EC; IN; PH paper).

Areas of study: Interdisciplinary program covering Solid state physics; Nanomaterials; Nanoelectronics; MEMS and NEMS; Nanophotonics; Biosensors; Micro/Nano fluidics; with hands-on training on Nanofabrication and Nano Characterization techniques

Discipline: Smart Manufacturing(SM)

Department/Centre/Unit: Centre for Product Design and Manufacturing

Intake: 25

Qualification with required GATE paper (in brackets): BE / B Tech/ B Des/ B Arch or equivalent degree in any discipline (with a valid GATE ).

Areas of study: Digital and Smart Manufacturing.

  • Eligibility
  • Selection Procedure
  • Online Application Instructions

The following categories of candidates are eligible to apply for admission to course programmes.

(a) Bachelor’s degree holders in Engineering/Technology or its equivalent.

(b) Bachelor’s degree holders in Physics/ Chemistry/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Computer Science/ Electronics followed by qualifications obtained through an examination conducted by professional societies recognized by UPSC/AICTE.

(c) Bachelor’s degree holders in Architecture/Design (for the M Des programme only)

(d) Master’s degree holders in Science including Physics with Electronics/ Instrumentation/Geology/ Computer Applications/ Physical Sciences/ Mathematical Sciences as applicable to individual departments offering M Tech programmes.

All the candidates should qualify in the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE 2017 /2018 / 2019) for  M Tech, GATE or in the Common Entrance Examination for Design (CEED 2018/2019) for M Des, and GATE 2017/2018/2019 or CAT 2019/GMAT  for M Mgt, and possess the valid score as on 1st August 2019.

Additional notes:

(a)   The minimum requirement for admission to course programmes – M Tech / M Des is a SECOND CLASS and for M Mgt a FIRST CLASS (as declared by the University) or an equivalent grade in the qualifying examination as indicated against each department.

(b)   Candidates with a B Sc degree followed by a professional Diploma, should have studied for their degree in the 10+2+3 system and obtained at least a SECOND CLASS.

(c)   Wherever a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Technology is prescribed,  the duration of these courses should be atleast 4 years, and wherever a Master’s degree is prescribed the minimum duration should be 2 years, in addition to the 10+2  qualification (i.e. 10th Std and 12th Std). However, candidates who have a diploma and have been exempted for 1 year in Engineering/Technology are also eligible to apply.

(d)   The minimum requirement of a SECOND CLASS in the qualifying examination is relaxed to PASS CLASS for SC/ST candidates. 

(e)   Those in the final year of their qualifying examination and awaiting results are also eligible to apply. However, they should have completed all the requirements for the award of their qualifying degree, including all examinations, dissertation projects, viva-voce, etc., by the time of joining, i.e., by the end of July 2019.

(f)    Candidates who join initially for the  M Tech programmes may be permitted to transfer to the Ph D programme, subject to academic assessments.

M Tech Programmes (Sl.Nos. 1 to 6 listed in Eligibility)

Selection is based on the GATE 2017/2018/2019 score only.

Tie Breaking:  In the case of candidates with equal GATE score, their performance in the qualifying examination will be used to resolve the tie.

M Tech Programmes with aptitude test/interview procedure (Sl.Nos.7 to 15):

After screening based on the GATE score, an aptitude test and interview will be conducted during April 22 and 25, 2019 as given in the Important Dates link  https://www.iisc.ac.in/important-dates/. Selection will be based on performance in the written test and interview. Weightage will be 70% for GATE score and 30% for the written test/interview. Minimum percentage of written test and/or interview score, as decided by the department, based on performance of the candidates, is required to be considered for admission into the M Tech programmes.

(7)   Electronic Systems Engineering (ED):

After screening based on the GATE score, an aptitude test and interview will be conducted during April 22 and 25, 2019 as given in the Important Dates link  https://www.iisc.ac.in/important-dates/. Selection will be based on GATE and performance in the aptitude test and interview.

(8)   Computational and Data Science (CP):

After screening based on the GATE score, an aptitude test and interview will be conducted during April 22 and 25, 2019 as given in the Important Dates link  https://www.iisc.ac.in/important-dates/. Selection will be based on GATE and performance in the aptitude test and interview. For details visit http://cds.iisc.ac.in/admissions/course-degrees/.

(9)   Climate Science (CL):

After screening based on the GATE score, an aptitude test and interview will be conducted during April 22 and 25, 2019 as given in the Important Dates link  https://www.iisc.ac.in/important-dates/. Selection will be based on GATE and performance in the aptitude test and interview.

(10)   Earth Sciences (ER):

After screening based on the GATE score, an aptitude test and interview will be conducted during April 22 and 25, 2019 as given in the Important Dates link  https://www.iisc.ac.in/important-dates/. Selection will be based on GATE and performance in the aptitude test and interview.

(11)   Electrical Engineering (EE):

After screening based on the GATE score, an aptitude test and interview will be conducted during April 22 and 25, 2019 as given in the Important Dates link  https://www.iisc.ac.in/important-dates/. Selection will be based on GATE and performance in the aptitude test and interview.

(12)  Artificial Intelligence (AI):

After screening based on the GATE score, an aptitude test and interview will be conducted during April 22 and 25, 2019 as given in the Important Dates link  https://www.iisc.ac.in/important-dates/. Selection will be based on GATE and performance in the aptitude test and interview.

(13)  Microelectronics and VLSI Design (MIV):

After screening based on the GATE score, an aptitude test and interview will be conducted during April 22 and 25, 2019 as given in the Important Dates link  https://www.iisc.ac.in/important-dates/. Selection will be based on GATE and performance in the aptitude test and interview.

(14)  Chemical Engineering (CH):

After screening based on the GATE score, an aptitude test will be conducted during April 22 and 25, 2019 as given in the Important Dates link  https://www.iisc.ac.in/important-dates/. Selection will be based on GATE and performance in the aptitude test.

(15)  Mechanical Engineering (ME):

After screening based on the GATE score, an aptitude test and interview will be conducted during April 22 and 25, 2019 as given in the Important Dates link  https://www.iisc.ac.in/important-dates/. Selection will be based on GATE and performance in the aptitude test and interview.

M Tech Programmes with interview procedure (Sl.Nos.16 to 19):

(16)   Communication and Networks (CN):

After screening based on the GATE score, interview will be conducted during April 22 and 25, 2019 as given in the Important Dates link  https://www.iisc.ac.in/important-dates/.

(17)   Signal Processing (SP):

After screening based on the GATE score, interview will be conducted during April 22 and 25, 2019 as given in the Important Dates link  https://www.iisc.ac.in/important-dates/. Selection will be based on GATE and performance in the interview.

(18)   Nano Science and Engineering (NE):

After screening based on the GATE score, an interview will be conducted during April 22 and 25, 2019 as given in the Important Dates link  https://www.iisc.ac.in/important-dates/. Selection will be based on GATE and performance in the interview.

(19)   Smart Manufacturing (SM):

After screening based on the GATE score, interview will be conducted during April 22 and 25, 2019 as given in the Important Dates link  https://www.iisc.ac.in/important-dates/. Selection will be based on GATE and performance in the interview.

M Des Programme

After screening based on the GATE / CEED score, a design written test and interview will be conducted at the Institute, during April 22 and 25, 2019 as given in the Important Dates link  https://www.iisc.ac.in/important-dates/. Selection will be based on performance in the design aptitude test and interview. Weightage will be 70% for GATE/CEED score and 30% for the written test/interview. Minimum percentage of written test and/or interview score, as decided by the department, based on performance of the candidates, is required to be considered for admission into the M Des programme.

Notes

(a)   The names of the Candidates short-listed for the aptitude test/group discussion and interview will be posted on the applicant’s interface on the IISc website www.iisc.ac.in/admissions under the application Status link at least  2 weeks in advance Such candidates can take a print-out of the interview letters from the respective candidate’s LOGIN page and make necessary arrangements for attending  the interview.  No separate communication will be sent by post.

(b)   Candidates called for the aptitude test/group discussion and interview have to make their own arrangements for travel and accommodation etc.

(c)    Candidates called for the aptitude test/group discussion and interview should bring with them attested copies of all their transcripts (marks cards from SSLC or its equivalent onwards, degree certificates of the qualifying examinations, etc.) and produce them before the interview committee, failing which they will not be interviewed.

(d)   Candidates belonging to the SC/ST category should bring the original caste/tribe certificate, issued by a competent authority for the purposes of verification. OBC candidates belonging to the non creamy layer/minorities (as listed in the Central list) will be required to produce the original certificates issued on or after January 1st, 2019 by a competent authority.

(e)   Candidates belonging to the PwD (persons with disability) and KM (Kashmiri-Migrants) should produce the originals of the appropriate certificates, issued as per Government of India rules.

(f)    The offer letter for the selected candidates will be posted on the Applicant’s interface on the IISc website www.iisc.ac.in/admissions under the Application Status link during the third week of June.  They can download the offer letter and make the necessary arrangements including payment of fees etc. No separate communication will be sent by post.

(g)   Candidates admitted to the M Tech and M Des programmes should report to the Institute for completing admission formalities on 23.07.2019.

(h)   At the time of joining, candidates should have completed all the requirements for the award of the qualifying degree including all examinations, dissertation projects, viva-voce, etc.

(i)     Only candidates who produce all the mark sheets and degree certificates (original/provisional) issued by the University Authorities will be given regular admission.

Instructions for filling in the online application form

Step 1: Register with your e-mail (preferably gmail) address and a password to start the online application process by creating a new user account.  (New user to register click here). The Email ID used to register cannot be changed later.

Registration form for IISc Online Applications

  1. Name of the candidate: Enter your name as it appears in your degree certificate.  It cannot be altered at a later stage.
  2. Password: Choose a password of your choice.
  3. Date of Birth: Enter your date of birth as it appears in your degree certificate.
  4. Email Address: Enter your e-mail address.
  5. Category: Select your category, make sure you click on the right category, it cannot be changed later(except for the General category, all others must upload a scanned copy of the caste certificate, in case of  EWS, copy of income certificate).
  6. Security Question: Select any one security question: “What is your mother’s maiden name” for password retrieval purposes.
  7. Security Answer: Enter the answer for the question you have chosen  above.

When you submit the registration form, you will receive an e-mail generated by the system, asking you to verify your e-mail address by clicking on a link.

After the e-mail address is verified, your registration is complete.

Step 2: Log in to the website to fill in the application form. You will need information about / from the following documents, so have them handy.

 

  • Certificate / Mark sheets of: 10th Std, 12th Std, UG Degree and/or PG Degree.
  • Details (Registration/Roll Numbers, Paper Code /Score etc.) of GATE / CEED.
  • Payment Option : Decide on the mode of payment you prefer towards the application fee. Mode of payment available – Online – Net banking, Visa Card/Master Card, Debit/Credit Cards.   The Application fee is Rs 800 for GN/EWS/OBC & Rs.400 for SC/ST/PwD candidates, bank charges are extra.
  • A scanned image of your passport size photograph (to be uploaded).
  • A  scanned image of your signature (to be uploaded).
  • A  scanned image of your caste certificate, in case of  EWS, copy of income certificate (to be uploaded).

 

 

The Application Form is divided into four sections, each appearing inside a separate tab (see the screenshot below)

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  • You have to fill in all the details (especially mandatory fields) within a given tab, click on the “Save & Proceed” button to proceed to the next tab.
  • Unless you fill in the mandatory fields in a tab you will not be allowed to move to the next tab.
  • If on clicking the “Save & Proceed” button, the browser does not take you to the next tab, it means some mandatory fields have not been filled (correctly), if this happens, look for error messages which are displayed in red.
  • Detailed instructions for the fields in each tab are given below.

TAB 1: Personal Details

  1. Name of the candidate: has been taken from your Registration form. You cannot edit/change it now.
  2. Date of Birth: has been taken from your Registration form. You cannot edit/change it now.
  3. Email Address: has been taken from your Registration form. You cannot edit/change it now.
  4. Gender: Choose your gender by clicking on the appropriate radio button.
  5. Nationality: Choose your nationality by clicking any of the radio buttons.
  6. State of domicile: will appear if you are Indian. Select state of domicile in the dropdown menu.
  7. Country: will appear if you are non Indian. Select the country in the dropdown menu.
  8. Category: chose your category by clicking on the appropriate radio button.
  9. OBC – Sub-Classification: will appear if you choose “Other backward class”. Again select from one of the radio buttons. Candidates must ensure that they appear in the Central List.
  10. Sub category: choose one from the radio button.

 

  1. Contact Details: Provide your contact details by filling in the text boxes and making the choice from the dropdown menu for ‘State’.
  2. Are you currently employed: Please select from the radio buttons. If you click “Yes”, please provide the name of the company, designation, office address and experience. If you are selected for admission – you must produce a relieving certificate.
  3. Passport size photograph: Click on the space provided and upload your photograph in jpeg, gif, tiff, or png formats (Note: it should not exceed 1 Mb).
  4. Scanned image of your signature: Click on the space provided and upload your signature in jpeg, gif, tiff, or png formats.
  5. Scanned image of your caste certificate , in case of  EWS, copy of income certificate: Click on the space provided and upload your caste / PH / KM certificate in jpeg, gif, tiff, or png formats.
Note:

On clicking the “Save & Proceed” button, if the browser does not take you to the next tab, it means some mandatory fields have not been filled (correctly), if this happens look for error messages which are displayed in red.

TAB 2: Preference of Departments

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  1. Qualifying Degree: Select your Qualifying degree from the drop down menu.
  1. Branch/Specialization: Select your branch in your qualifying degree from the drop down menu.

  1. Status: choose appropriate status from the radio buttons
  2. Class: choose the class from the drop down menu (if your university does not announce the class leave it blank)
  3. Details of GATE/CEED:
  • If you have qualified for GATE 2017/GATE 2018/GATE 2019 give your Roll Number, select the Gate Paper from the drop down menu and score (out of 1000). If you have qualified in both years, the higher of the two scores will be considered.
  • If you have qualified for CEED 2018/CEED 2019, give your Roll Number, and marks (out of 100). If you have qualified in both years, the higher of the two marks will be considered.
  • If at the time of filling the online form you do not have the result for GATE 2019 you should update the result online, if you have qualified, immediately after the declaration of the results.
  1. Preferences of Discipline(s): Give your choices by selecting from the drop down menu. A Maximum of 5 disciplines is allowed. If applying to only one discipline, leave the remaining columns blank.

Note:

Please note that based on the particulars filled in Degree, Branch list of M Tech disciplines you are eligible will be listed in the preferences columns.  

TAB 3: Details of qualification

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In this tab you will provide details of the marks/grades you obtained in examinations: 10th Std*, 12th Std*/Diploma, Undergraduate* and Post-Graduate, (if applicable).

Each of these exams is to be selected from the drop down menu in item 1, if for example you choose 10th std from the drop down menu, after entering all the details, you press the “SAVE” button. In the right side bar entitled “Entry Status” you will see a green (tick mark) against 10th Std.

Now select the next exam in the “Qualification” drop down and fill in the details.

The right side bar entitled “Entry Status” (see the picture above) provides visual feedback to you about the details of what you have filled.

  1. Qualification: choose from the drop down menu, 10th and 12th Std / Diploma,  Undergraduate or Post-Graduate
  2. SSLC/10th Standard:  Select the year of passing from the popup menu. Fill in the school name and place; select the board you studied from the popup menu. Enter the aggregate percentage of marks and the main subjects you studied.

 

  1. II PUC/12th Standard/Diploma: The same as above. (If you have a Diploma – you should fill in all the semester-wise/year-wise details in the columns provided)

 

  1. Undergraduate:

  1. Degree: Select the degree you are studying or have completed.
  2. Branch / Specialization: Select your branch / Specialization.
  3. Year of passing: Select from the drop down menu.
  4. Fill in the institution/college name and place.
  5. University: Select from the drop down menu. If not listed in the drop down, choose “others” and specify below.
  6. List Key Subjects: Fill in the key subjects you have studied separated by comma. Use short forms such as “Maths” (Max 250 characters).
  7. Rank: Fill in if you have any.
  8. Class: Choose the class from the drop down menu (if your university does not announce the class, leave it blank).
  9. Semester-wise Marks:
  10. Percentage / GPA: Select appropriately. If GPA, then specify “out of”
  11. Enter the percentage of marks obtained semester wise in the semester columns if in the semester pattern OR if you are under  an annual pattern fill in the marks of the 1st ,2nd 3rd and 4th years in the 2nd, 4th, 6th, 8th semester columns for the 1st,2nd,3rd,4th year marks respectively. If you are in the final year and do not have the marks of the 7th and 8th semesters, fill in up to the 6th semester and leave the other columns blank.
  12. If you qualified in any one of the following degrees, after filling in all the above details, click on the “Save” button and you will get next screen where you have to give the details of your BSc degree.
  13. B Sc followed by AMAeSI
  14. B Sc followed by AMIE

                                                         iii.      B Sc followed by AMIIChE

  1. B Sc followed by AMIIM
  2. B Sc followed by AMIMechE(I)
  3. B Sc followed by Grad IETE

  1. Post-Graduate: The same as above, (if applicable)

Note:

Either your Undergraduate degree or Post-Graduate degree must match with the ‘Qualifying Degree’ that you entered in ‘Preference of Department(s)’ page.

TAB 4: Application Fees

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  1. Fee Amount: Will display automatically as per your category (Rs 800 for GN/EWS/OB & Rs.400 for SC/ST/PwD candidates).
  2. Mode of Payment: Decide the mode of payment you would prefer towards the application fees. The options available are :  Online – Net banking, visa card/master card, debit/credit cards.

When an online payment is made (using – Net banking, visa card/master card, debit/credit cards) the link will take you to your banker’s website and after the transaction is complete it must get back to the IISc online application page to “Submit” the online form.

If for some reason, the link does not get back to the IISc online application page, you need to wait for 24 hours from the date and time of the transaction for us to update the link.  NEVER MAKE A SECOND TIME PAYMENT. If you got a transaction ID for having made the payment, just check the application status after 24 hours.

After 24 hours, you must login to the Online Applicant Interface and edit the application by clicking on the application “Number”. Then, click on the “National Entrance Test Details” tab and then click on the “Next Screen” button which will take you to the “Application Fee” screen with the “Proceed” button enabled.  Click on the “Proceed” button and submit the application form.

When you have completed the application, you will see the following screen,

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Please preview your application by clicking the ‘Preview your Application form’ button.

On clicking the “Preview your Application form”  button you will get a PDF of the preview copy of your Application form. Go through it carefully  to verify all the details. If you find any errors, go back to the online Application form by clicking the ‘EDIT’ button and correct them. Preview this version again to ensure that all the corrections have been incorporated.

Repeat this process until your Application form is completely and correctly filled.

Note that you” CANNOT “edit/change the application form (except for entrance test details that can be updated through a “Update” link) after you SUBMIT the application form.

After satisfying yourself about the correctness of the application form, press the “CONFIRM TO SUBMIT”Button.

This will give you the PDF of your application form. Store it carefully for your records.