Well in this article I am going to share with you the way by which you can pursue your masters in pure science subject from IISc Bangalore.
How to get into IISc after B.Sc ?
IISc does not offers any master degree course. So after completing BSc a student can get admission into IISc Integrated PhD program through JEST and JAM entrance exam.
IISc in one of the best university in India and its reputation is not only in India but in foreign land as well and that’s why completing your post graduate from IISc offers extra advantage than any other university in India.
Courses offered in IISc for BSc graduates:
IISc offers various integrated PhD courses in Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Physical Sciences and Mathematical Sciences for BSc graduates.
So before talking about eligibility, lets talk about basic qualification required in each of these courses:
1. Physical Sciences in IISc: Basic qualification for integrated PhD Physical Sciences in IISc is first class in BSc or any equivalent degree with physics as one of the main subject.
2. Biological Sciences in IISc: Basic qualification for integrated PhD Biological Sciences in IISc is first class in Bachelor’s or any equivalent degree in Physical, Chemical or Biological Science, B.Tech in Biotechnology including some other courses like Veterinary Science and Agricultural Science.
3. Chemical Science in IISc: Basic qualification for integrated PhD Chemical Sciences in IISc is first class in BSc or an equivalent degree with Chemistry as one of the main subject with Mathematics in class 12th science stream.
4. Mathematical Sciences: Basic qualification for integrated PhD Mathematical Sciences in IISc is first class in BSc or any equivalent degree with Maths as one of the major subject.
Now you know the basic qualification you need to require for the eligibility. So lets talk about the eligibility of each of these courses and exam you have to appear for before seeking admission in one of the integrated PhD programs in IISc.
To apply for integrated PhD program in IISc, a student should qualify JAM entrance exam and submit the online application for IISc by February/March after completing BSc.
1. Mathematical Sciences:
Students with basic qualification for mathematical sciences and JAM score or students with BE/BTech degree who qualify for Mathematics/Mathematical Statistics paper in JAM are eligible to apply for the integrated PhD Mathematical Sciences.
2. Biological Sciences:
Students with basic qualification for biological sciences and JAM score or Students with BE/B.Tech degree who qualify in the biotechnology paper in JAMS are eligible to apply for integrated PhD Biological Sciences.
Students with basic qualification for chemical sciences and JAM score are eligible to apply for integrated PhD Chemical Sciences.
4. Physical Sciences:
Students with basic qualification for physical sciences and JAM score or JEST are eligible to apply for integrated PhD Physical Sciences.
Why you should go for IISc?
Now this question seems silly but its important at the same time. How completing your post graduation from IISc can give you extra advantage? This is something which I am going to answer in this section of the article.
IISc is among the best university in India and apart from it being a government funded institute, enrolling for integrated PhD program not only give you extra reputation but will also save your 1 year compare to those who opt for 2 years masters degree program elsewhere and then apply for PhD in IISc.
Every year, IISc takes 70-90 students only in integrated PhD program in which 15 to 23 are in Biological Sciences, 15 to 23 for Physical Sciences, 15 to 23 for Chemical Sciences and 15 to 23 for Mathematical Sciences.
This integrated PhD program in IISc consist of flexible course work which gives a student an internship type laboratory training so that students can acquire experimental skills and advanced techniques for research.
Can I join IISc after BSc?
Ans: Yes, to join IISc after BSc you will need to have basic qualification for eligibility and have to appear for JAM.
What can we do after BSc in IISc?
Ans: After completing BSc in IISc, you can go for higher studies such as master or integrated PhD from IISc. IISc only offers master degree courses to those student who have completed their bachelors from IISc.
Is getting into IISc tough?
Ans: IISc takes admission who top exams like KVPY, JAM, JEST and JEE. So getting into IISc is as difficult as to get top rank in these exam but if you are passionate enough toward subject you can excel in subject no matter how much difficult it is.
Is there any entrance exam for IISc?
Ans: IISc does not conduct any entrance exam for admission into undergraduate, postgraduate or research program. Instead admission is done based score on exams like JEE, NEET, KVPY, JAM, JEST, GATE and GMAT.