IISc 2021 Admissions : Apply by 15 Jun


Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore offers admission to its premium four-year Bachelor of Science (Research) Programme, the admission to which is based on KVPY / JEE-Mains / JEE-Advanced / NEET-UG.  Students need to apply Online to IISc and the application process will close on 15 June 2021.

IISc has been ranked #1 University in India by NIRF-2020, the specialized ranking body setup by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India.

Course offered at UG level at IISc : 4-Year Bachelor of Science (Research) Programme - This programme is carefully designed to offer specialization in a science subject, but the knowledge imparted carries a strong flavour of engineering and an exposure to social science disciplines.
All students take core courses in Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology, Engineering and Humanities in the first one and half years (I, II and III semesters). While specialization is introduced rigorously in the following year and a half (IV, V and VI semesters), the students are free (and are also encouraged) to choose electives from subjects other than their own specialization during this time. The course culminates with a research oriented project in the fourth year (VII and VIII semesters) supervised by a faculty.

Major disciplines offeredIISc BSc Research Admissions 2021

a) Biology

b) Chemistry

c) Earth & Environmental Science

d) Materials

e) Mathematics

f) Physics
Students specializing in any of the above disciplines will have to take a set of prescribed core and elective courses in the chosen discipline. They will also take courses in engineering, humanities, and interdisciplinary areas for a well-rounded learning experience.

- Tuition Fee (Annual): Rs.10000/-
- Gymkhana Fee (Annual): Rs.1200/-
- Other Academic Fee (Annual): Rs.3700/-
- Students Emergency Fund (Annual): Rs.300/-
- Statutory Deposit (Refundable): Rs.7500/- (to be paid in the first year only)
- Library Deposit (Refundable): Rs.7500/- (to be paid in the first year only)

Tuition Fee (Annual) is Fully Waived for SC/ST students. Other Fee applicable.

Depending on their performance in national examinations such as KVPY, IITJEE (Main and Advanced), and NEET-UG, students will be able to avail themselves of the standard fellowships offered by agencies such as KVPY and DST-INSPIRE.


a) Candidates who have completed their 10+2 (or equivalent) examination in 2020 and those who are expecting to complete their 10+2 (or equivalent) examination in 2021 are eligible to apply.

b) The candidates must have studied Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as main subjects in their qualifying exam (10+2 or equivalent). Candidates who have studied Biology, Statistics, Electronics, Computer Science, etc., in addition to Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics are also eligible to apply.

c) The candidates must have secured a first class or 60% or equivalent grade (relaxed to pass class for SC/ST candidates) in the qualifying examination (10+2 or equivalent).

Selection Process: 
Based on the merit list of one of the following national examinations:
1. KVPY:
- KVPY-SA [appeared in 2019 and selected for the Fellowship]
- KVPY-SB [appeared in 2020 and selected for the Fellowship]
- KVPY-SX [appeared in 2020 and selected for the Fellowship]
- KVPY Fellows selected through the Empowerment Initiative for SC/ST candidates [appeared in 2019 for SA, 2020 for SX and selected for the Fellowship]
2. IIT-JEE-Main: Appearing in 2021 and securing a minimum of 60% (GN), 54% (OBC-NCL), 54% (EWS), 30% (SC/ST/PwD)
3. IIT-JEE-Advanced: Appearing in 2021 and securing a minimum of 60% (GN), 54% (OBC-NCL), 54% (EWS), 30% (SC/ST/PwD)
4. NEET-UG: Appearing in 2021 and securing a minimum of 60% (GN), 54% (OBC-NCL), 54% (EWS), 30% (SC/ST/PwD)

Note: In the case of IIT-JEE (Main and Advanced), candidates have to enter the registration number that is mentioned in their admit card for the examination. Please note that this number is not the application number. In the case of NEET, the number candidates must enter is the roll number given in their admit card for the examination.  
Have not received the IIT-JEE (Main or Advanced) or NEET-UG registration number? Candidates can fill the application form now and fill the details later once available.

Reservations as per Government of India regulations. 

Application Procedure:
(a) Application Forms (available only online):

The on-line application may be prepared and submitted by accessing the IISc website www.iisc.ac.in → Admissions à click Apply Online.

The application fee is Rs. 500/-for GN / EWS / OBC / KM candidates and Rs. 250/-for SC / ST / PwD categories. The fee is non-refundable; any bank or payment gateway service charges must be borne by the applicant.

(b) Payment of the Application Fee:

Payment option: On-line Payment -Net-banking, Visa Card/ Master Card, Debit/Credit Cards.

(c) The applicants are advised to visit the website at https://ug.iisc.ac.in/news.html, and admission portal regularly for admission related updates

Application link : https://admissions-august.iisc.ac.in/Web/Login.aspx

Last date (extended) : Application last date is 15 June 2021 (23:59 Hours)


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