Summary of the Admission of International students for the Academic year 2020

The Office of International Relations (OIR) at IISc, Bangalore has coordinated the admission process of full-time international students to the Course and Research programs of the Institute: M Tech (Course & Research) in Engineering and PhD in Science and Engineering for the academic year 2020. The applications have been solicited through online admission portal in January 2020. After reviewing the completeness and eligibility of received applications, OIR has coordinated with relevant departments/centres and applicants to schedule the online interviews in June-July 2020. A total of 180 online applications were received: 40 for Course and 140 for the Research program. All the departments at IISc have participated in the screening process, where 25 departments/centres (9 in Course and 16 in Research) have shortlisted 61 candidates for the web-based interviews (Microsoft Teams/Skype/Zoom) and recommended 14 applicants for the admission. This included 5 students for Course program and 9 for the Research program (5 PhD and 4 M Tech).

With the Deans’ approval, the offer letters were issued for the Course and Research programs. Out of 14 offers made, 12 candidates have accepted the admission offers for the current academic year that would include 5 students in M Tech/M Des (Course) program, 3 in M Tech (Research) and 4 in PhD program. On account of COVID-19 situation, it is most likely that the first semester is completely online and the new students might require to come in January 2021.

Please find the final list of international students, who will be joining the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore for the academic year 2020: 

S. No. Name of the candidate Nationality Program Department
1. Mr. Manmohan Thakur Nepal​ M Tech (Course)​ Aerospace Engineering
2. Mr. Hiralal Agarwal Nepal M Des (Course) Centre for Product Design & Engineering
3. Mr. Yuta Hikichi​ Japan M Des (Course) Centre for Product Design & Engineering
4. Mr. Manish Jayswal​ Nepal​ M Tech (Course)​ Computational & Data Sciences
5. Mr. Roshan Rauniyal​ Nepal​ M Tech (Course)​ Computational & Data Sciences
6. Mr. Ujjwal Aryal​ Nepal M Tech (Research)​ Computer Science & Automation​
7. Mr. Bishal Jaiswal Nepal M Tech (Research)​ Electrical Communication Engineering​
8. Mr. Chandan Kumar Sah Nepal M Tech (Research)​ Department of Mechanical Engineering​
9. Ms. Naz Yaldiz​ Turkey PhD (Research) Centre for Product Design & Engineering​
10. Mr.Yusuf Olatunji Waidi​ Nigeria PhD (Research) Materials Engineering​  
11. Mr. Mark Baulis​ Australia PhD (Research) Centre for Product Design & Engineering​
12. Mr. Ram Thapa​ Nepal PhD (Research) Interdisciplinary Centre for Energy Research​