IISC Bangalore | Research (M.Tech. (Research)/Ph.D.) Program Admission – August 2023 Session, Apply by 6th April 2023!

IISC Bangalore | Research (M.Tech. (Research)/Ph.D.) Program Admission – August 2023 Session, Apply by 6th April 2023!


IISC Bangalore is inviting applications for Research (M.Tech. (Research)/Ph.D.) Program Admission – August 2023 Session. Interested ones can apply.





  1. All International candidates who are foreign Nationals holding a foreign passport are eligible to apply.
  2. Candidates who hold non-Indian passports, but are Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) cardholders, will be treated as foreign nationals for IISc admissions under the following two categories:
    • Category-1: OCI students who have obtained their degree/domiciled in India. The definition of domiciled in India pertains to a qualifying degree (for M.Tech. and Research admissions, it is B.S. (4 years)/B.E./B.Tech./M.Sc.) obtained from India. These Category-1 students will apply through the regular admission portal. There will be no separate merit list for these Category-1 students and they will be part of the general category merit list. 
    • Category-2: OCI students with a foreign degree/domiciled in a foreign location. The students should have qualifying degrees (for M.Tech. and Research admissions, B.S. (4 years)/B.E./B.Tech./M.Sc. or equivalent) obtained from foreign locations. They will apply through the current international student admission portal. All admission rules that are prevalent for international students will be applicable to Category-2 students.
  3. Candidates with equivalent degrees as specified in the eligibility of research programs (access the list and eligible degree programs here)
  4. The medium of instruction for the Bachelor’s program (or equivalent) should have been English. Exemptions can be made for exceptional candidates.
  5. Preferred to have at least one valid Standard Test (GRE/IELTS/TOEFL) score




Selection Procedure (2 steps):

  1. Shortlisting based on educational qualifications for interview
  2. Interviewing (online) of shortlisted candidates

The decision of the admission committee is final and binding.




Procedure for Applying

  1. Application Form (available only online): The online application may be prepared and submitted by accessing the International Admissions Website from February 07, 2023, to April 06, 2023
  2. Detailed Instructions are available in this document.
  3. You will also require details and scores obtained in the standard exam (as given in the eligibility section)
  4. If applicable, please upload your Academic Achievements along with the qualifying documents/certificates. This may include the Research Publications, conferences & workshops attended, and awards/certifications.




Important Dates

Applications opening date: February 07, 2023

Online Interactive Session: Will be updated on the OIR website

Applications closing date: April 06, 2023, at 11:59 PM IST

Start date of the Program: August 2023




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