IISc Bangalore M.Tech Admission 2018

Nitin Rao updated on : 14 Nov 2017
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Applicants who are willing to secure a seat in IISc Bangalore to pursue M. Tech program can get details about IISc Bangalore M. Tech Admission here!

IISc Bangalore M. Tech Admission

IISc Bangalore M.Tech admission 2018 for various advanced scientific and technological research courses will commence from the first week of February 2018. Candidates willing to take admission in IISc Bangalore will have to submit the duly filled application form before the last date. Candidates with valid GATE score will only be shortlisted for further M.Tech admission process at IISc Bangalore. Candidates who qualified GATE in 2016, 2017 and 2018 will be allowed to apply for IISc Bangalore M.Tech admission 2018. The college offers a total of 18 programmes, admission to some of which courses is through an aptitude test and interview conducted by IISc Bangalore.

Established in 1909, Indian Institute of Science or IISc Bangalore is one of the most popular public universities for scientific research and technology or engineering education in India. As the university is regarded as the best in India and among the top universities in the world, it is undoubtedly a choice of lakhs of science, engineering, and technology aspirants. Though a large number of candidates want to get admission in IISc Bangalore, only the ones who meet eligibility criteria and get minimum GATE cutoff will be able to secure a seat in M.Tech programme.

Read the complete article below to know more about IISc Bangalore M.Tech admission 2018 like the application forms, eligibility criteria, fee, previous year cutoff, etc.

IISc Bangalore M.Tech Admission 2018 – Important Dates

M.Tech admission process at IISc Bangalore will start tentatively from the first week of February 2018. Candidates need to keep a track of the important dates and events to ensure that they don’t miss anything. Though there is no official announcement of IISc Bangalore M.Tech admission 2018 calendar, the candidates can check the tentative dates in the table below.

S.No.

Events

Important Dates (Tentative)

1

Availability of application forms on the website

First week of February 2018

2

Last date to submit completely filled application form

Last week of March 2018

3

Aptitude Test/Interview for selected courses

Third week of April 2018

4

Reporting at IISc Bangalore for counselling round

Fourth week of June 2018

5

Commencement of classes

August 2018

M.Tech Programmes offered by IISc Bangalore

The college has various departments offering different M.Tech programmes in varied specializations. The table with the available programmes by different departments will help candidates make a right choice.

S.No.

Departments

Specialization

Seats

1

Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace Engineering (AE)

21

2

Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering (CH)

20

3

Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering* (CE)

40

4

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering (ME)

28

5

Materials Engineering

Materials Engineering (MT)

34

6

Computer Science & Automation

Computer Science & Engineering (CS)

58

7

Electrical Communication Engineering

Communication & Networks (CN)

28

8

Jointly conducted by Electrical Communication Engg & Electronic Systems Engg

Microelectronic Systems (MI)

15

9

Jointly conducted by Electrical Engineering & Electrical Communication Engineering

Signal Processing (SP)

15

10

Jointly conducted by Electrical Engineering & Computer Science & Automation

Systems Engineering (SE)

19

11

Instrumentation and Applied Physics

Instrumentation (IN)

7

12

Civil Engineering

Transportation and Infrastructure Engineering (TI)

5

13

Electronic Systems Engineering

Electronic Systems Engineering (ED)

36

14

Computational and Data Sciences

Computational and Data Science (CP)

15

15

Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences

Climate Science (CL)

12

16

Earth Sciences

Earth Science (ER)

5

17

Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering (EE)

28

18

Nano Science and Engineering

Nano Science and Engineering (NA)

15

Eligibility Criteria for M. Tech Admissions

If you are interested in applying for IISc Bangalore M. Tech admission, then you may apply for up to five disciplines at the maximum. The following are the basic eligibility conditions to go for M. Tech programmes:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in engineering or technology or an equivalent degree
  • A Bachelor’s degree in mathematics, physics, chemistry, statistics, electronics or computer science, which should be followed by qualifications obtained through an exam held by UPSC, AICTE, or other such professional societies – Please note that this criterion is limited to some disciplines.
  • A Master’s degree in science disciplines like physical sciences, mathematical sciences, geology, computer applications, instrumentation, or physics with electronics (in addition to 10+2) – It should be as applicable to a particular department providing M. Tech courses. Please note that this criterion is limited to some disciplines.
  • A valid GATE score (GATE 2015/2016/2017), as on August 1, 2017

Note:

  • Applicants may have a second class in the above-mentioned qualifying exams, while SC/ST candidates only need to pass.
  • Final year students can also apply, provided they pass their final year by July 2017 and meet all eligibility criteria.
  • B.Sc.-pass candidates, who have done a professional diploma after B.Sc., must have secured at least second class and must have done their B.Sc. in 10+2+3 system.
  • Applicants, who have studied diploma and received the 1-year exemption, can also apply.

We want to inform you that for IISc Bangalore M. Tech admission, the specific M. Tech departments have set their own eligibility conditions. While the above are the basic qualifications required, you also need to possess your qualification with the required GATE papers. While you may refer to the official website of IISc Bangalore (iisc.ac.in) to get more details, we are offering you the specific GATE paper details for every department, along with the GATE Cut-offs for these departments, in a table in the following section.

M. Tech Selection Procedure and GATE 2017 Cut-offs

At IISc, candidates are selected based on their GATE scores. They may also need to go for a written test and interview to be chosen for IISc Bangalore M. Tech admission. Further, all departments at IISc set their own GATE score Cut-offs every year for each category of students. As the process of IISc Bangalore admission in M. Tech 2018 is still to start, and GATE score for the current year 2018 is not available, candidates can till then check GATE previous year cutoffs.

However, you can gain an idea of the likely Cut-offs by checking out the Cut-offs for the previous year. Still, these Cut-offs do not guarantee to match the 2018 Cut-offs towards IISc Bangalore M. Tech admission 2018. The following table not only gives you the 2016 and 2017 Cut-offs but also informs you of the eligibility to apply for varied courses (check the GATE Paper column). Please note that the table does not include Cut-offs for departments that offer M. Tech in Research programmes.

GATE 2017 Cutoff of IISc Bangalore

S. No.

Department

GATE Paper

GATE 2017 Cutoff (Highest and Lowest Cutoff)

     

GEN

OBC

SC

ST

1

Aerospace Engineering(AE)

     

AE

954-773

680-652

614-565

482-486

CE

847-840

713-713

-

-

CH

732-724

-

-

-

EC

884-884

842-842

578-578

-

EE

-

849-849

655-655

-

ME

939-916

853-819

807-807

758-758

2

Chemical Engineering(CH)

CH

930-702

723-650

702-517

616-448

3

Civil Engineering (CE)

CE

1000-813

851-689

761-545

796-518

CE

965-792

715-668

606-606

-

4

Mechanical Engineering(ME)

ME

992-910

912-853

849-807

743-636

5

Materials Engineering(MT)

   

CH

779-732

629-620

-

-

ME

917-914

846-839

768-754

654-493

MT

1000-702

697-583

645-423

-

XE

936-827

633-628

365-365

-

6

Computer Science (CS)

CS

1000-881

895-749

830-676

709-541

7

Electrical Communication (EC)

EC

977-837

882-769

737-550

508-458

8

Electrical Engineering(EE)

EC

998-872

896-796

621-570

481-481

EE

963-817

854-628

691-539

529-529

9

Electrical Communication (EC)

   

CS

865-863

-

-

 

EC

1000-976

909-900

803-725

646-526

EE

1000-862

870-723

757-595

-

IN

956-921

782-782

-

-

10

Electrical Engineering (EE)

     

CH

770-770

     

CS

895-881

836-782

720-720

 

EC

976-900

817-780

-

 

EE

1000-829

785-643

706-554

647-554

IN

925-925

-

-

-

ME

-

-

750-750

-

11

Instrumentation (IN)

  

IN

883-848

813-770

656-586

431-431

EC

876-876

-

-

-

EE

870-870

-

-

-

M. Tech 2016 GATE score Cut-offs for IIT, Bangalore 

 

S. No.

Department

Programme

GATE Paper

GATE 2016 Cut-off

(General)

GATE 2016 Cut-off

(SC)

GATE 2016 Cut-off

(ST)

GATE 2016 Cut-off

(OBC)

1.

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

ME

891

654

486

814

2.

Computer Science and Automation

Computer Science and Automation

CS

864

596

516

761

3.

Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering

CH

658

466

335

536

4.

Electrical Communication Engineering

Signal Processing

EE

811

652

-

741

5.

Electrical Communication Engineering

Signal Processing

EC

846

672

522

761

6.

Electrical Communication Engineering

Communication and Networks

EC

863

638

550

761

7.

Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

EC

860

632

-

820

8.

Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

AE

799

508

410

660

9.

Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

ME

891

803

617

848

10.

Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

CE

803

634

-

829

11.

Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

EE

862

-

-

783

12.

Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace Engineering

CH

719

-

-

-

13.

Materials Engineering

Materials Engineering

MT

755

556

409

588

14.

Materials Engineering

Materials Engineering

CH

645

-

-

527

15.

Materials Engineering

Materials Engineering

XE

758

402

-

675

16.

Materials Engineering

Materials Engineering

ME

887

635

411

799

17.

Electronic Systems Engineering

Microelectronic Systems

EE

846

640

-

757

18.

Electronic Systems Engineering

Microelectronic Systems

CS

860

-

-

-

19.

Electronic Systems Engineering

Microelectronic Systems

IN

905

-

-

824

20.

Electronic Systems Engineering

Microelectronic Systems

EC

978

755

629

910

21.

Electronic Systems Engineering

Transportation and Infrastructure Engineering

CE

744

587

-

624

22.

Civil Engineering

Civil Engineering

CE

769

537

397

651

23.

Instrumentation and Applied Physics

Instrumentation

EC

890

-

-

-

24.

Instrumentation and Applied Physics

Instrumentation

IN

832

564

487

802

25.

Instrumentation and Applied Physics

Instrumentation

EE

811

-

-

-

26.

Electrical Engineering

Systems Science & Automation

EE

823

567

528

742

27.

Electrical Engineering

Systems Science & Automation

ME

910

695

-

-

28.

Electrical Engineering

Systems Science & Automation

CS

852

664

-

765

29.

Electrical Engineering

Systems Science & Automation

IN

866

-

-

-

30.

Electrical Engineering

Systems Science & Automation

CH

714

-

-

-

31.

Electrical Engineering

Systems Science & Automation

EC

837

616

-

723

32.

Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineering

EE

824

659

547

760

Application Fee for M. Tech Programmes

While planning to apply for IISc Bangalore M. Tech admission, consider the following application fee:

For General/OBC candidates: INR 800

For SC/ST/PWD candidates: INR 400

Please note that the payment will have to be done online through modes like Visa Card, MasterCard, credit/debit cards, or net banking.

How to Apply for M. Tech 2017 Programmes at IISc

To submit your application towards IISc Bangalore M. Tech admission, follow the procedure mentioned below:

  • Submit just one application form. You can provide all your five preferences in it.
  • Start the process by registering on the official website of IISc Bangalore (iisc.ac.in). For registration, you will have to provide details like your name, DOB, and email ID. You will also have to select a password.
  • After registration, you will receive a link on your submitted email ID. Click on that link and log into the platform.
  • Now, fill in the application form by entering your personal and academic qualification details. You can also provide your department and course preferences at this time.
  • Make the fee payment after filling in the information. When it is done, log in to update the journal number in your application form. Then, upload the scanned copy of the institute’s copy of the challan.

You must preview your application before submission and print a copy of it for future reference. The main documents you should be ready to upload during the application process include the following:

  • Your scanned latest photograph – It should be in .jpeg/.gif/.tiff/.png format with file size less than 1 MB
  • Your scanned signature – The file should be in .jpeg/.gif/.tiff/.png format
  • Caste certificate, if applicable – The file should be in .jpeg/.gif/.tiff/.png format

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