Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore  Bangalore, Karnataka

 ESTD 1909
 Private University
 NIRF Ranking - 2
  AICTE Approved

Indian Institute of Science (IISc) , Bangalore


The establishment of Indian Institute of Science, widely known as IISc, took place in the academic year of 1909. The institute is located in Bangalore. It has been given the status of Deemed University is the year 1958. The institute has been recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and accredited with grade ‘A+' by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). One of the major key points of Indian Institute of Science is that it is the member of The Association of Commonwealth Universities and Association of Indian Universities. The institute was established with the aim to provide higher education and research in science, engineering, design, and management.

The infrastructure of the institute is spread over an area of 434 acres providing all the basic amenities inside of the campus. The architecture of the academic building is conventional as the institute was established back in 1909. The classical style of the campus differentiates it from the other universities. The classrooms are well furnished and properly ventilated providing adequate space to accommodate a good number of students. Library of the institute is filled with recent and informative books, journals, magazines, and newspapers. All the books are of the latest edition and are kept in good condition. The campus of the institute is surrounded by other research institutes such as Raman Research Institute, Indian Research Space Organization, and Wood Research Institute. The main centers of the institute include Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Interdisciplinary Research, Mechanical Sciences, Physical & Mathematical Sciences, Electrical, Electronics, and Computer Science, thus providing students with a massive number of options to choose from. These divisions are further divided into various disciplinaries. Besides, the institute houses 34 departments, 6 Cafeterias, a gymkhana, 4 dining halls, boys' and girl's hostels, 2 shopping centers and a football and cricket playground.

Indian Institute of Science offers programs at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. It also offers a program at the Doctorate level. The programs are offered under several specializations. Indian Institute of Science Courses include B. Sc (Research) at the undergraduate level and M. Tech, M. Des., and M. Mgmt. at the postgraduate level. At the Doctorate level, Ph.D. and M. Tech (Research) programs are offered. The admission procedure of the courses varies from one another. For admission, the candidates must ensure that they fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria defined by the university. Indian Institute of Science Admission procedure requires candidates to visit the official website of the institute and register themselves. The basic procedure for admission is to qualify the respective entrance examinations conducted at the state and national level. In addition to this, in case of some of the courses, the candidates are required to qualify the personal interview and group discussion rounds conducted by the institute.

  • Candidates seeking admission to B. Sc (Research), the candidates must qualify JEE Main, JEE Advanced, NEET UG examinations, and the admission is merit-based.
  • For admission to M. Tech, the marks obtained by the candidates in GATE examination are considered.
  • Admission to M. design is done based on the candidates' performance in GATE/CEED and Design aptitude test followed by interview round.
  • Admission to M. Mgmt. is based on GATE/CAT/GMAT scores obtained by the candidates followed by group discussion and personal interview round.

Indian Institute of Science Placement includes shortlisting of candidates based on their academic performance. There are various events conducted at the campus in order to enhance the skills. The institute conducts pre-placement events that help students to register for the lucrative opportunities offered by various recruiters.

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