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IISc Bangalore Opens Applications for MTech in Robotics and Autonomous Systems

The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore is calling all aspiring roboticists! Applications are now open for their Master of Technology (MTech) program in Robotics and Autonomous Systems, with a deadline of March 22nd.

Why Choose This Program?

  • Strong Theoretical Foundation: Gain in-depth knowledge of control and optimization, AI and machine learning, perception and planning, and modelling and simulation.
  • Hands-on Learning: Develop practical skills through robot programming, using simulation frameworks like Gazebo, ROS, and Rapid Prototyping.
  • Industry Exposure: Participate in collaborative research projects with leading companies.
  • Career Opportunities: Launch your career in exciting fields at established companies and startups.

Who Can Apply?

  • Applicants must hold a qualifying score in either the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) or the Common Foreign Trade and Investment (CFTI) exam.
  • A minimum CGPA of 8.0 is required.

What Facilities Are Available?

  • The program boasts state-of-the-art facilities, including:
    • Walking and mobile robots
    • Robotic manipulators
    • In-house makery
    • Drone testbed
    • 5G autonomous vehicle testbed
    • Networked robotics testbed

Specializations Offered:

  • Control systems
  • Robotics and embedded systems
  • Mobility and urban intelligence

Basic Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree (BE, BTech, or BS) in Engineering or Science (4 years) is required.
  • Qualifying GATE scores in specific disciplines like Aerospace, Biomedical, Computer Science, Electronics & Communication, Electrical, Instrumentation, Mechanical, Engineering Sciences are accepted.

How to Apply?

You can apply through either the GATE or CFTI mode. Details and deadlines can be found at:

Important Points:

  • Meeting minimum academic requirements is crucial.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be notified for interviews.
  • Required documents must be presented during the interview.
  • Special provisions exist for SC/ST, OBC, EWS, PwD, and Kashmiri Migrants.
  • Degree completion is mandatory for enrollment.
  • Scholarships are unavailable for CFTI mode students.

Don’t miss this opportunity to take the next step in your robotics journey! Apply now!

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