The minimum qualification for admission is a first-class four-year bachelor's degree in engineering (i.e. B.E., B.Tech., or equivalent). M.Sc./MCA degree holders can also apply. Final-year students expecting to graduate by August 2012 may also apply. For Ph.D. applications from candidates holding Master's degrees in a technical discipline (i.e. an M.E., M.Tech, or equivalent) will be preferred. We are open to receiving applications to the research programmes (particularly for the Ph.D.) from outstanding international students.
In case of our research programmes (M.S. and Ph.D.), a significant research ability is a must, and the minimal prerequisite does not suffice.
Who can Apply? The usual minimum qualification required is a 1st class four-year degree in a technical discipline (i.e., a 1st class B.E., B.Tech, or equivalent), but people holding 1st class Master's degrees in the mathematical sciences (i.e. an M.Sc. in mathematics, physics, statistics, or electronics) may also apply. Ordinarily, applications from candidates holding Master's degrees in a technical discipline (i.e. an M.E., M.Tech, or equivalent) will be preferred.
Working professionals are required to either take leave for the entire duration of study or obtain a relieving order from the current employer at the time of joining the full-time Ph.D. program.
Admission Procedure Admission to the MS by Research programme at IIIT-B will be on the basis of submitted records of prior academic work and other scholarships showing aptitude for research, letters of recommendation, and a personal interview.
Information Brochure You can download a FREE admission brochure.
How to Apply Online Application Form
Candidates can apply for all the programmes using online application only.
Online Application Portal
Access the IIITB Online Application site (http://iiitb.in) and fill in the online application form.
Step a) Click on Register as New Applicant and create your User ID and Password for IIIT-B Online Admissions Portal. You will receive an email notification with your User ID and Password after
Step c) Read the Instructions to fill the application form. Also read the Terms and Conditions.
Step d) Click on the “Apply” link corresponding to the programme you are applying (M.Tech, Integrated M.Tech., MS by Research, or PhD) from the “Application Form” page to go to the corresponding Online Application Form.
Step e) There are 3 pages for the application form – The “Personal Information” page, the “Enrollment Information” page and the “Competitive Exam Details” page. You may “Save” the partially filled application form, logout and come back to it later to complete it. All the mandatory fields need to be filled before the final submission of the application form. A unique Candidate ID gets assigned to the application on the first Save of the Application Form. Once the Application Form is submitted -it cannot be edited.
Step f) Applicants need to fill the Payment Details after submitting the application. Link is provided on the application form for the Payment page. You can also go to Application Form home page and click on View/Edit link under Payment Info.
On the Payment Information page -Click on Pay Now button for Application Fee and Exam Fee to fill in the Bank Challan or Demand Draft details. If you are paying by one Challan/DD for both Application Fee and Exam Fee then click on Pay Now for Application Fee and then click on Pay Now for Exam Fee – to enter the Challan/DD details once for both the types of fee. Click Submit to submit the payment details. The payment status is changed to “Sent” when the information is submitted. Once the IIITB office admin receives the Challan/DD in mail they will update the status of your payment to “Paid”. Then only your application will get considered for admission.
Applicants can change their Password or Email Address in the system from the “User Information” page.
Payment Information Step a) All candidates need to pay a non-refundable application fee of Rs.1000/-. Candidates applying for IIITB Entrance Exam Waiver based on your GATE/GRE Scores need to pay only the Application Fee. There are two options for making the payment as explained below:
- DEMAND DRAFT: Get a demand draft from any Bank in favor of "International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore” payable at Bangalore. Write you name and application ID at the back of the DD.
Choose the mode of Payment as DD in "Make Payment" Tab and click "Submit". Take a print of the Payment advice form and sign it.
Send the following to the IIITB address given below:
Demand Draft Print out of your Online Application Form (You can go to Preview, click on view Application to take a print out of it.)
- Cash at SBI Bank (Payment through challan) You may choose to pay the exam fee through cash. Select the option of Payment through SBI Bank branch and take the print out of the SBI Pay-in-slip. This pay-in-slip consists of 3 parts – one for bank’s record, one for your own record and the third for sending to IIITB for completing the registration process. You need to pay the cash at any SBI Bank branches in your city. On making the payment, the bank will return two parts of the pay-in-slip to you, one of which will be the receipt for you.
Send the following to the Collection Center address given below:
Signed Pay-in-Slip (IIITB Copy) Print out of your Online Application Form (You can go to Preview, click on view Application to take a print out of it.)
International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore 26/C, Electronics City, Hosur Road, Bangalore -560100
Step b) IIITB will authenticate the payment details and will update the portal status confirming the payment for IIITB application form. Candidates can login to online application and visit the Application Summary to know the status of payment.
Online Applications Last date for receiving online applications
May 23, 2012 Last date for receiving application fee
June 1, 2012 Selection & Joining Short listing of candidate for interviews
June 10, 2012 Interviews at IIITB
End of June, 2012 Joining and course registration
August 3, 2012 Classes begin August 6, 2012