IISc Bangalore BS Admissions 2023

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Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (IISc), a leading institution of higher learning with a strong tradition of research, offers a four-year Bachelor of Science (Research) Programme which is designed as a balanced blend of core science and interdisciplinary topics to serve as a platform for attractive career opportunities in academia and industry.

The institute conducts institutional level counselling for admission to its B.Sc. programmes. Admissions will be done on the basis of merit in one of the following examinations:-

NEW: 10% supernumerary quota of approved intake will be given to women candidates for IISc Bangalore BS Admissions.

UPDATE (Feb 24, 2023): IISc Bangalore Admission Applications will open from March 15, Subscribe to receive all updates on your mobile for free.

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NOTE: Students who complete the requirements for the award of the Bachelor of Science (Research) degree will have the option of getting a Master of Science degree by studying at the Institute for a fifth year.

Programmes Offered

  • 4 Year B.S. Course – Biology
  • 4 Year B.S. Course – Chemistry
  • 4 Year B.S. Course – Earth and Environmental Sciences
  • 4 Year B.S. Course – Materials
  • 4 Year B.S. Course – Mathematics
  • 4 Year B.S. Course – Physics


Qualifying Examination

  • Candidates must have either completed their 10+2 (or equivalent) examination in 2022 or expecting to complete in 2023.
  • Candidates must have studied Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as main subjects during their 10+2 (or equivalent).
  • Candidates must have secured a first class or 60% or equivalent grade (relaxed to pass class for SC/ST candidates) in the 10+2 (or equivalent) examination.

Entrance Examination

Candidates must have appeared in one of the following national examinations:

Entrance ExamEligibility
KVPY-SAAppeared in 2021 and selected for the Fellowship
KVPY Fellows selected through the Empowerment Initiative for SC/ST candidatesAppeared in 2021 for SA and selected for the Fellowship
JEE (Main)Appearing in 2023
JEE (Advanced)Appearing in 2023
NEET-UGAppearing in 2023
IISER Aptitude TestAppearing in 2023

Seat Info

A total of 111 seats are available for Bachelor of Science (Research) course. 10% Supernumerary Quota over and above the approved intake will be provided to women candidates.

Reservation Categories

  • General
  • SC
  • ST
  • OBC
  • Economically Weaker Section (amongst General category)
  • Person with disability (PwD)
  • Kashmiri Migrant

NEW: 10% supernumerary quota of approved intake will be given to women candidates for IISc Bangalore BS Admissions.

Criteria of Selection

  • The selection will be based on the performance of the applied candidates in any one of the national examinations (mentioned above).
  • A separate merit list of candidates who have applied will be prepared for each of these national examinations and the seats will be offered based on the performance in the respective examination and the number of seats available.
  • A candidate who has qualified in multiple examinations listed above will be included in all the appropriate merit lists.
  • Separate merit lists will be prepared for candidates belonging to different reserved categories, as per standard Government of India regulations.

Application Fee

The prescribed registration fee for IISc Bangalore Application Form is ₹500 for General/ OBC/ EWS candidates and ₹250 for SC/ ST/ PwD candidates.


  • The registration for IISc Bangalore Admissions 2023 will begin on March 15, 2023.
  • The last date to register is May 31, 2023.

How to apply

  1. Visit IISc Bangalore Admissions website and click on “Apply to UG Programme”.
  2. Click on “New user to register” and create an account.
  3. Fill the application form with requisite information.
  4. Pay the application fee online using Net-Banking / Debit / Credit Card.
  5. Save the confirmation page for future reference.


  • The Admissions will be done as per the applicable reservation of seats and the Merit Rank in respective Merit List.
  • Check Criteria of Selection here.
  • There will be multiple rounds of seat allotment.

Academic Fees

Caution Money (One Time, Refundable)₹15,000
Tuition Fee (per Year)₹10,000 (B.Sc. Research)
₹2,00,000 (B.Tech. MnC)
Annual Fees₹5,200
Total₹30,200 (B.Sc. Research)
₹2,20,200 (B.Tech. MnC)
*SC/ST students are exempted from payment of Tuition Fee.


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

Important Dates

On-line submission of application opensMarch 15, 2023
On-line submission of application closesMay 31, 2023
Admission offers for KVPY candidatesTBA
Other Admission offersTBA
Commencement of ClassesTBA

Know More

To know more about IISc Bangalore, go here.

Contact Information

Candidates can contact IISc through written communication, phone or email.

IISc Bangalore Contact Information 1
AddressDean, Undergraduate Studies,
Indian Institute of Science,
Bangalore-560012, Karnataka (India)
Email[email protected]
IISc Bangalore Contact Information 2
AddressThe Assistant Registrar (Academic),
Indian Institute of Science,
Bangalore-560012, Karnataka (India)
Email[email protected]