IISc Bangalore M.E./M.Tech. courses and fees 2024

IISc Bangalore M.E/M.Tech Courses and Fees 2024

Do you wish to enrol in IISc’s M.Tech. program but are still unsure about the courses available? Do you not know the program’s fee structure as well? Then don’t be worried. IISc offers a variety of postgraduate study options, including its Master of Technology (M.Tech.) programs. This blog gives you comprehensive information about the M.E. and M.Tech. programs offered by IISc. In this blog, we will discuss:

  • Seats available
  • Eligibility
  • Selection Procedure
  • Fee Structure

Seats available:

IISc Bangalore provides M.Tech. programs in a range of subjects to meet students’ varied interests and goals. The institute maintains a demanding academic program along with practical research exposure, ensuring comprehensive growth and preparedness for real-world obstacles. 

Programs Seat Available
Aerospace Engineering (AE) 19
Artificial Intelligence (AI) 35
Bioengineering (BE) 15
Civil Engineering (CE) 32
Chemical Engineering (CH) 17
Earth and Climate Sciences (ECS) 10
Computational & Data Sciences (CDS) 16
Computer Science & Engineering (CS) 62
Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) 22
Electronic Systems Engineering (ESE) 26
Electrical Engineering (EE) 30
Sustainable Technologies (ST) 10
Electronic Product Design (EPD) 11
Mobility Engineering (MobE) 10
Instrumentation Systems (INS) 10
Mechanical Engineering (ME) 21
Materials Engineering (MT) 32
Microelectronics and VLSI Design (MV) 27
Semiconductor Technology (SemT) 8
Quantum Technology (QT) 10
Smart Manufacturing(SM) 10
Robotics and Autonomous Systems (RAS) 16
Signal Processing (SP) 20


Candidates satisfying the following eligibility criteria may apply for admission to the MTech and ME programs:

  • Those with a bachelor’s degree in engineering, technology, or a related field.
  • Professional society examinations are equivalent to the B.E./B.Tech., approved by the MoE, UPSSC, and AICTE (such as AMIE offered by Institutions of Engineers). Note: Only applicants who were enrolled up until May 31, 2013, and whose professional societies (like AMIE) have been recognised by the MoE may apply.
  • Holders of master’s degrees in science fields such as mathematics, physics with electronics, geology, instrumentation, computer application, and physics, as applicable to the particular department offering M.Tech. programs.
  • For the M. Tech. program, all candidates must be qualified by the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE 2024/2023/2022) and have valid scores as of August 1, 2024.

Note: You need not provide scores of the GATE exam while applying to IISc. You can submit your scores after your GATE scores are released. Also, the above eligibility criteria are provided on the official website of IISc, and you must keep an eye on their website for the latest updates on eligibility criteria.

Selection Procedure:

The selection procedure is usually the same for most departments. Candidates are evaluated based on their performance in bachelor’s degree, GATE scores and interview processes. To sum up:

Departments Selection Procedure
Bioengineering, Climate and Earth Sciences, Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electronic Product Design, Electronic Systems Engineering, Instrumentation Systems, Mechanical Engineering, Microelectronics and VLSI Design, Mobility Engineering, Semiconductor Technology, Quantum Technology, Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Signal Processing, and Smart Manufacturing. The final result is based on 70% GATE score and 30% performance in the interview.
Aerospace Engineering, Civil Engineering, Materials Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Sustainable Technologies The final result is based completely on GATE scores. 
Artificial Intelligence, Chemical Engineering The final result is based on 70% GATE score and 30% performance in the written test.
Computational & Data Sciences The final result is based on 70% GATE score and 30% performance in the interview.

Fee Structure:

It’s crucial to remember that the fee structure listed below is an approximation and may vary slightly from year to year.

Programs Fee Structure (Rs./year)
Course Programme (M.Tech..) (to be paid in the first year only) GN/OBC/EWS Category 29,200/-
SC/ST Category 20,200/-
Fee structure for Sponsored students from DRDO/ISRO/NAL etc.(M.Tech.) (in Rs. per annum)(To be paid in first year only) 34,200/-
Fee structure for External Registration Programme (M.Tech. (Research) (in Rs. per annum)(To be paid in the first year only) Educational Institutions 50,200/-
Government Organization 80,200/-
Private Organization 1,10,200/-

In addition, a number of financial aid programmes, including financial aid, fellowships, and scholarships, are available to assist deserving and struggling students. Those who meet the requirements can take advantage of these opportunities to reduce the cost of pursuing higher education. To know more about scholarship programs, check out this blog.


Pursuing an M.Tech degree at IISc Bangalore provides access to world-class educational opportunities, innovative research avenues, and passionate professionals. Completing a master’s from IISc opens many opportunities in research and industries. Whether pursuing higher studies, venturing into entrepreneurship, or exploring diverse career paths, IISc Bangalore graduates are equipped with the skills and knowledge to make a lasting impact in their chosen fields.

By choosing IISc Bangalore, students embark on a journey of growth, discovery, and endless possibilities, creating a solid foundation for a successful and fulfilling career. Check out this blog to learn more about the scopes after MTech and ME from IISc. 


Q: How can I apply for an M.Tech. program at IISc Bangalore?

A: You can check for admission notifications and application procedures by visiting the IISc Bangalore website. For M.Tech admissions, you need an entrance exam and then interviews.

Q: What are the career prospects after completing an M.Tech. from IISc Bangalore?

A: Graduates of IISc Bangalore’s M.Tech programs have great career prospects, with opportunities in government agencies, academia, industry, and research and development. Numerous former students have gone on to have prosperous careers.

Q: How do you get into IISc?

A: IISc offers admission based on IAT, JEE and NEET Scores. Read this blog to know how to get into IISc after the 12th. 

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