IISc Bangalore BS Admissions 2019

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IISc Bangalore Admissions 2019

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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:-

  • KVPY
  • JEE Main
  • JEE Advanced
  • NEET

UPDATE (Feb 28, 2019): IISc Bangalore has released the admission notification for the academic year 2019-20 and registrations have started.

UPDATE: IISc Admissions 2019 Registrations have started, read more here.

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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


Qualifying Examination

  • Candidates must have either completed II PUC / 12th Standard in 2018 or expecting to complete their II PUC / 12th Standard in 2019.
  • Candidates must have studied Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as main subjects during their II PUC / 12th Standard.
  • Candidates must have secured a first class or 60% or equivalent grade (relaxed to pass class for SC/ST candidates) in the II PUC / 12th Standard examination.

Entrance Examination

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

Entrance ExamEligibility
KVPY-SAAppeared in 2017 and selected for the Fellowship
KVPY-SBAppeared in 2018 and selected for the Fellowship
KVPY-SXAppeared in 2018 and selected for the Fellowship
KVPY Fellows selected through the Empowerment Initiative for SC/ST candidatesAppeared in 2017 for SA, 2018 for SB/SX and selected for the Fellowship
JEE (Main)Appearing in 2019 and securing a minimum of 60% marks (GN), 54% marks (OBC-NCL), 54% marks (EWS) or 30% marks (SC/ST/PWD)
JEE (Advanced)Appearing in 2019 and securing a minimum of 60% marks (GN), 54% marks (OBC-NCL), 54% marks (EWS) or 30% marks (SC/ST/PWD)
NEET-UGAppearing in 2019 and securing a minimum of 60% marks (GN), 54% marks (OBC-NCL), 54% marks (EWS) or 30% marks (SC/ST/PWD)

Seat Info

A total of 120 seats are available for Bachelor of Science (Research) course.

Reservation Categories

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

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 GN/OBC/KM candidates and ₹250 for SC/ST/PwD candidates.


  • The registration for IISc Bangalore Admissions 2019 will begin on February 1, 2019.
  • The last date to register is April 30, 2019.
  • UPDATE: IISc Admissions 2019 Registrations have started, read more here.

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

Tuition Fee (Annual)₹1,00,00
Gymkhana Fee (Annual)₹1,200
Other Academic Fee (Annual)₹3,700
Students Emergency Fund (Annual)₹300
Statutory Deposit (One Time, Refundable)₹7,500
Library Deposit (One Time, Refundable)₹7,500
*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 opensFebruary 1, 2019
On-line submission of application closesApril 30, 2019
Admission offers for KVPY candidatesMay 2019
Other Admission offersJune-July 2019
Commencement of ClassesAugust 1, 2019

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]

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