Tuesday, 19 February 2013

Indian Institute of Science Bangalore Bachelor of Science (B.S) Admission Notice 2013

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

Bachelor of Science (B.S) Admission Notice 2013
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore offers admission to its four-year Bachelor of Science (B.S.) Programme in 2013. Students who will appear for the 12th standard board examination (or equivalent) in 2013 and those who have passed this examination in 2012 are eligible to apply for admission to this Programme. Details of eligibility criteria and the selection process are provided at the "How to apply" page. On-line applications will be received at this web site via the "Online Application" link during February 1 - April 30, 2013.
Please continue to check this web site for updates on the admission process.
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore has invited applications for admission to the four-year Bachelor of Science (B.S) Programme for 2013. The four-year BS Programme is organized into eight semesters. The final semester is devoted exclusively to a research project. The major disciplines available in the BS Programme are Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Materials, Mathematics and Physics. The batch of students joining in 2013 will graduate in June 2017.
Students specializing in any of the above disciplines will have to take a set of prescribed core and elective courses in the chosen discipline. They will also take courses in Engineering, Humanities and Inter-disciplinary areas for a well-rounded learning experience. While a student specializes in a major discipline, he/she can also broaden his/her knowledge and skills by taking courses in other disciplines. Students who take a sufficient number of designated courses in a discipline other than their major will qualify for a ‘minor’ in that discipline. The combination of courses taken by a student will be listed in his/her Degree certificate.
Applicant should have completed their II PUC / 12th standard in 2012. Those who are expecting to complete their II PUC / 12th standard in 2013 are also eligible to apply. Applicant must have studied Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as main subjects during their II PUC / 12th Standard. Those who have studied Biology, Statistics, Electronics, Computer Science etc., in addition to Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics are also eligible to apply. The 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.
About 120 students will be admitted to the Programme. Seats will be allotted to general and special categories as per Government regulations. Reservation for SC/ ST/ OBC/ Physically-Handicapped (PH) and Kashmiri-Migrant (KM) candidates will be as per Government of India regulations, and following the National List. The Institute uses the merit lists of existing highly competitive national level entrance examinations such as KVPY, IIT-JEE (Main and Advanced) and NEET-UG for admission to the BS Programme. Students desirous of applying to the BS Programme must take at least one of these above examinations.
Under the KVPY scheme, those in KVPY-SA (appeared in 2011, and selected for the Fellowship), KVPY-SB (appeared in 2012 and selected for the Fellowship), KVPY-SX (appeared in 2012 and selected for the Fellowship) and KVPY Fellows selected through the Empowerment Initiative for SC/ST candidates are eligible. Under the IIT-JEE-Main stream, those appearing in 2013 and securing a minimum of 60% (GN), 54% (OBC-NCL) and 30% (SC/ST/PH) are eligible.
In the IIT-JEE-Advanced stream, those appearing in 2013 and securing a minimum of 60% (GN), 54% (OBC-NCL) and 30% (SC/ST/PH) are eligible. In the NEET-UG stream, those appearing in 2013 and getting selected in the main merit list are eligible for admission to the BS Programme.
The selection will be based on the performance of the candidates who have applied in any one of the National level examinations listed 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 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 can be submitted only online. The online application may be submitted by at the IISc website www.iisc.ernet.in/ug up to 30th April 2013. The application fee is Rs. 400/- for GN/OBC/KM candidates and Rs. 200/- for SC/ST/PH categories. This can be paid online using Net-banking, Visa Card/ Master Card, Debit/Credit Cards. Offline Payment through SBI/Canara Bank branches using Challan is also available. The bank service charge is extra and has to be borne by the applicant.
As the first step, the online application is to be completed by following the specific instructions provided at the website for receiving applications, on or before 30th April 2013. Specific instructions for filling the online application form are available at the UG website http://www.iisc.ernet.in/ug.
Applicant should click on the ‘online application link’, to open the ‘Admissions 2013’, page and then click on the ‘Instructions for filling the Application Form’, link to read the instructions or to download a file that contains the instructions. Online Applications will be accepted up to April 30, 2013.
The first set of admission offers will be made to KVPY candidates in May 2013. The next set of admission offers will be announced in the middle of June 2013. More offers for admission will be made in July 2013. Candidates who are offered admission will be invited for mandatory day-long counselling sessions at the Institute. Classes will commence on 1st August 2013.
The annual Tuition Fee is Rs.10,000/-. Other fee and deposits are also there. Depending on their performance in national examinations such as KVPY, IITJEE (Main and Advanced), and NEET-UG, students will be able to avail themselves of the standard fellowships offered by agencies such as KVPY and DST-INSPIRE. Details can be had from http://www.iisc.ernet.in/ug/geninfo-2013.htm
Those who travel to the Institute for attending the counselling are eligible for reimbursement of Second-Class Railway / Bus fare by the shortest route from the place of residence to the Institute, both ways. Those travelling to the Institute for joining the Institute are eligible for reimbursement of Second-Class Railway / Bus fare by the shortest route from the place of residence to the Institute one way. A duly filled-in TA form with journey tickets should be submitted to the Admissions Unit, within 15 days of joining the Institute. Beyond this period, no claim will be accepted.
Important Dates
Commencement of submission of online applications February 1, 2013
Last date for submission of online applications April 30, 2013
For more details visit www.iisc.ernet.in/ug/index.htm