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IISc Bangalore M.Design Admission 2018 - Application Ends on 26 March

Last Date to Apply

26 March 2018

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About IISc Bangalore M.Design

IISc Bangalore M.Design Admission 2018 application form is available online from 1 February 2018 and the candidates can fill the application form by 26 March 2018(11:59 PM). Master of Design is a Post Graduate educational Degree. Candidates willing to apply for this course must have cleared the Common Entrance Examination CEED. IISc Bangalore M.Design Admission 2018 will be conducted by IISc Bangalore. Get the complete details on IISC Bangalore M.Design Admission such as eligibility criteria, application process, selection process etc.

About IISc: IISc had begun its journey with 2 departments and 21 students in 1911, and now it has 39 departments, units, or centres, 3500 students, and about 500 academic and scientific staff, supported by 600 administrative personnel. IISc Bangalore is the premier institute for advanced scientific and technological research and education in India. The institute offers M.Design program through Centre for Product Design and Manufacturing.

 IISC Bangalore M.Design Seats: 22 Seats

 IISc Bangalore M.Design Admission Dates 2018 



IISc Bangalore M.Design applications starts

1 February 2018

IISc Bangalore M.Design applications ends

 26 March 2018

Last date for receipt of printed version of
IISc Bangalore M.Design applications

28 March 2018

Aptitude test & interview for M.Design

14-16 May 2018


Courses offered under IISc Bangalore

IISc Bangalore offers four programmes given below: 

  • Master of Engineering (ME)
  • Master of Technology (M Tech),
  • Master of Design (M Des) and
  • Master of Management (M Mgt).

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IISc Bangalore M.Design Eligibility criteria

Academic Qualification: Candidate must have Bachelor’s degree in Architecture/ Design to pursue the M.Design course.

  • To get admission in M.Design course the minimum requirement is “Second Class” or an equivalent grade in the qualifying examination as indicated against each department
  • SC/ST candidates are relaxed in the qualifying examination from “Second Class” to Pass Class”

Qualifying Exam: Candidates who are applying for this programme should qualify in CEED 2017/2018. 

IISc Bangalore M.Design Application form and Admit Card

The application process has been started from 1 February 2018 at the official website of IISc. The candidates have to fill the online application form for the admission. The candidates need a valid CEED score to apply for the admission in M.Design in IISc Bangalore. However, the candidates also need to fill the separate application form of IISc Bangalore M.Design.

Click here to Apply for M.Des

The application form of IISc Bangalore is divided into four sections such as Personal Details, Preference of Departments, Details of qualification, and Application Fees. Each section will be open in a separate tab.

Steps to Apply for IISc Bangalore M.Design Admission

The candidates are provided with the steps to fill the IISc Bangalore M.Design application form. The admission will be done on the basis of CEED scores although the candidates are required to fill the IISc Bangalore M.Design application form.

Candidates are advised to follow each and every step carefully to ignore the mistakes while filling the application form.

Register for IISc Bangalore M.Design Admission

  • Candidate must have register first with his/ her email address and password to initiate the online application process
  • The Candidate has to fill his/ her personal details such as Name, DOB, Gender, Nationality, etc.

Uploading Photograph for IISc Bangalore M.Design Admission

  • The Candidate has to upload his/her photograph in jpeg, gif, tiff, or png formats. The Photograph should not exceed 1 Mb.
  • The scanned image of candidate’s signature also needs to be uploaded in jpeg, gif, tiff, or png formats.
  • The scanned image of candidate’s caste/ PH / KM certificate also requires being uploaded in png, gif, tiff, or png formats.

Fill the Application Form for IISc Bangalore M.Design Admission

  • In this section, the candidate has to select his/ her qualifying degree and branch of qualifying degree.
  • If the candidate qualified CEED 2017/ CEED 2018 examination, then they have to provide the Roll Number and marks (out of 100).
  • In case the candidate is qualified in both the years of the CEEC exam, then the higher of the two marks will be considered.
  • The candidates have to give choice by selecting from the drop-down menu. Maximum of 5 disciplines are allowed. In case the candidates are applying to only one discipline, leave the remaining columns blank
  • The candidate has to fill his/ her academic qualification details (marks/grades) of Class 10, 12/ Diploma, Undergraduate, and Post-Graduate. (if applicable)

Payment of the Application Fees for IISc Bangalore M.Design Admission 

  • After completing above mentioned steps, fee amount will be displayed automatically as per candidate’s category. 

Pay the application fee through Online Mode: Candidate can pay the application fee through Net banking, Visa Card/Master Card, Debit/Credit Cards. The application link will take the candidate to the selected banker’s website after the transaction is complete, the candidate will be redirected to the IISc online application page to “Submit” the online form. In case the link did not redirect. If the link did not get back to the IISc online application page, the candidate will have to wait for 24 hours from the date and time of the transaction for us to update the link.

  • Candidate can preview & edit his/ her application form by clicking the ‘Preview your Application form’ button and ‘Edit’ button. If the candidate is satisfied with the application form, press “Confirm to Submit” Button (This will give the PDF of your application form, store it carefully for the records).

Documents to be enclosed with IISc Bangalore online application form

  • Certificate/ Mark sheets of Class 10, 12, UG Degree/ PG Degree.
  • Details of CEED examination (Registration/Roll Numbers, Paper Code /Score etc)

CEED Application Form - Apply Here

Submission of Application Form 

IISc Bangalore M.Design Application form has to be submitted online only. There is no need to send the application form or any other document to the Institute. However, the candidates are advised to take the printout of duly filled application form for future use only. The candidates are advised to ensure that the details filled by them are correct in all aspect before the final submission. The application once submitted can not be edited.

IISc Bangalore M.Design Fees

 IISc Bangalore M.Design Application Fee

Catagory Application Fee
GN/OB Candidates Rs. 800
SC/ST/PH Candidates Rs. 400


IISc Bangalore M.Design Annual Fee

The IISc M.Design Course Fee given below is for the different categories which include the General, OBC, SC and ST category. The programme fee details for each category is separately given below.


Fee (General/ OBC)

Fee (SC/ST)

Tuition Fee

Rs. 9,000

Fully waived

Gymkhana Fee

Rs. 1,000

Rs. 1,000

Other Academic Fees

Rs. 3,700

Rs. 3,700

Statutory Deposit (Refundable)

Rs. 7,500

Rs. 7,500

Library Deposit (Refundable)

Rs. 7,500

Rs. 7,500

Students Emergency Fund

Rs. 300

Rs. 300


Rs. 29,000

Rs. 20,000

IISc Bangalore M.Design Result and Counselling

Firstly, the candidate’s screening will be based on his/her score of CEED entrance examination, then the further selection will be based on design aptitude test and interview that will be conducted by the Institute from 14 to 16 May 2018. The candidates can check the result for CEED by following the link below.

CEED Result 2018 - Check Here

Following are the dates of the Written test & Interview and later correspondence:



M.Design Written test

14 May 2018
(10:45 AM to 12:45 PM)

M.Design interview

14 May 2018
(afternoon session) 
15-16 May 2018

Date of Reporting at IISc

24 July 2018

Commencement of IISc Bangalore M.Design Classes

1 August 2018

IISc Bangalore M.Design Test and Interview Result- Shortlisted candidates for aptitude test/ interview will be informed on the candidate's interface under 'Application Status' on IISc official website at least 2 weeks in advance. 

Candidate can take a printout of interview letter from the candidate’s login page. No separate communication will be sent by post. Candidates have to make their own arrangements for travel and accommodation if they called for test/ interview.

Offer Letter: The offer letter for the selected candidates will be posted under Application Status of the candidate on the official website of IISc Bangalore. when available, the candidates can download the offer letter. 

  • Candidates admitted to M.Des programmes will have to report to the Institute for completing admission formalities on 24 July 2018.

IISc Bangalore M.Design Selection Process

The selection process for the admission in IIsc Bangalore M.Design is divided into three stages. The stages have been described below.

  • Stage 1 (Merit List): Selection will be done on the basis of CEED aptitude test and the candidates will be further selected on the basis of the test.
  • Stage 2 (Group Discussion): The candidates who get selected on the basis of CEED test will be called for the group discussions
  • Stage 3 (Personal Interview): The qualified candidates of the group discussion will be called for the interview

Documents to be brought at the time of IISc Bangalore M.Design admission

  • SC/ST candidates should bring the original caste/tribe certificate, issued by a competent authority for purposes of verification.
  • OBC candidates belonging to non-creamy layer/minorities (as listed in the Central list) will be required to produce the original certificate issued by a competent authority.
  • Physically Handicapped candidate and Kashmiri-Migrants should produce the original appropriate certificates, issued as per Government of India rules.
  • After submission of all the mark sheets and degree certificates issued by the Authorized University, the candidate will be given regular admission.

IISc Bangalore M.Design Exam pattern

CEED is a design entrance exam for admission to Masters of Design (M.Des) & Ph.D. and is accepted by various premier institutes of the country. The admission in the IISc Bangalore M.Design programme will be done on the basis fo CEED scores. Therefore, the exam pattern of CEED for the candidates is given below.  

Follow the CEED Exam Pattern for M.Design Admission

The Examination will consist of two parts, PART A and PART B. Both the parts will be conducted on the same day.

Part A 

  • Mode of exam: Computer-based exam 
  • Negative Marking: There is no negative or partial marking
  • Total Duration: 1 Hour
  • Total Marks - 100
  • Language of the examination: English
Section No. of Questions Marks Type of Questions
Section 1 10  30  No Choice for answer - Numerical Answer Type
Section  2  10 20  Multi-select questions - with one or more correct answers
Section 3 25  50  Multiple Choice Questions
  45 Questions 100Marks  

Part B

This part of the examination will be given on answer book. 

  • Total Duration - 2 hours
  • Total Question - 4-5 questions
  • Part B has 7 questions and Question 1, Question 2 and 3 are mandatory and Question 4, 5, 6 and 7 are Optional and the candidates have to answer only 1 of the question. 

CEED Question Paper 2018

IISc Bangalore M.Design Important details

The IISc Bangalore also offers the scholarship to the candidates who are academically brilliant. Candidates who are given provisional admission are eligible for a scholarship only on regularisation of admission. The details of the scholarship offered by the institute are given below.

IISc Bangalore M.Design Scholarship

 All candidates are eligible for IISc Bangalore scholarship/ fellowship from CSIR/ UGC/ DBT/ ICMR/ MHRD/ AICTE/ DAE (NBHM)/ DST. Candidates who are given provisional admission are eligible for a scholarship on the production of the required documents.

Students can avail the scholarship from the date of their joining. However, the scholarship will not provide to those candidates who receive a salary from their Employers/ Sponsors.

  • The maximum period of scholarship is 2 ½ years.
  • The value of the scholarship is per month for the M.Design students:


Scholarship (per month)


Rs. 12,400

Some of the established companies such as GE/ INFOSYS/ IBM/ HP/ TATA/ PHILIPS/ BELL LAB/ MICROSOFT/ Department of Electronics and Information Technology also provide scholarships to the deserving candidates.

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IISc Bangalore M.Design Admission 2017

IISc Bangalore M.Design Contact

Assistant Registrar (Academic) 
Admissions Unit
Indian Institute of Science
Bangalore – 560 012

Tel: 080 – 22932210 
Helpline No.: +91 – 9845103264 (24x7) 
Fax: 080 – 23601413 
Email:ar@academic.admin.iisc.ernet.in, iiscadmissions16@gmail.com

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