Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore established in 1909 as a 'Research Institute' or 'University of Research' by Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata, Indian Institute of Science Bangalore (IISc Bangalore) is a unique institute concerned with research in frontier areas and education in current technologically important areas. It came into existence with the combined endeavors of Tatas, the Government of India, and the Government of Maharaja of Mysore. The University Grants Commission, which was established in 1956, granted IIS Bangalore the status of deemed University.
IISc has been ranked No. 1 in an article titled "Ranking of Indian engineering and technological institutes for their research performance during 1999–2008" that was recently published in the journal Current Science.Worldwide, the institute falls among the top 400 according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities.
The institute has rank within 76-100 according to Academic Ranking of World Universities in Chemistry - 2010 and Academic Ranking of World Universities in Engineering/Technology and Computer Sciences - 2010.Excerpt from BBC news reads as "IISc, which is not an university but a research institute is ranked higher than IITs in research in India".
Campus of IISC, Bangalore :
The Institute occupies nearly 400 acres of prime land, generously donated by the Maharaja of Mysore. IISc campus is located in North Bangalore about 4 kilometers from the city's main railway station and bus stand on the way to Yeshwantpur. The campus houses more than 40 departments.Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology (KSCST), is also housed in the campus.
Facilities in IISC, Bangalore :
Faculities / Department at IISC, Bangalore :
Mathematical & Physical Sciences
Earth and Environmental Sciences
IISc, Bangalore Entrance Exam :
Following are the entrance exam accepted at IISC, Bangalore:-
For Research (Ph D / M Sc (Engg) CSIR-UGC NET for JRF; UGC-NET for JRF; DBT JRF; ICMR JRF; or JEST ; or NBHM 2012; or IISc Entrance Test ; or GATE.
For External Registration Program (Ph D only) IISC Entrance exam ,CSIR-UGC NET for JRF,UGC-NET for JRF, DBT JRF,ICMR JRF, GATE,NBHM.
For Intergrated PH. D programs IISC Entrance exam is accepted.
For Master of Management GATE and CAT score is accepted.
For Master of Design (M Des) in Product Design & Engineering GATE and CEED scores is accepted.
For Master of Engineering( ME ) and Master of Technology (M Tech) valid GATE score only is accepted.
IISc Entrance Test is conducted in Atmospheric Sciences, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Ecological Sciences, Mathematics, Management Studies, and Materials Science subjects
Placements in IISC :
The Centre for Scientific and Industrial Consultancy (CSIC) and the Society for Innovation and Development (SID) promote collaborative interactions with industry, while the Centre for Continuing Education (CCE) provides an opportunity for working scientists and engineers to enrich themselves academically.
Courses offered by Indian Institute of Science, (IISc), Bangalore
Common Entrance Examination for Design (CEED 2014) is an entrance test conducted by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay on behalf of the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India for admission to Master of Design (M.Des.) program offered at the Indian...
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay has announced the exam dates for Common Entrance Examination for Design (CEED 2014) , which will be conducted in December, 2013. CEED will be held on Sunday, December 01, 2013. C EED is an entrance exam conducted by Indian...
Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur has announced the exam dates for online Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE 2014) , which will be conducted in February-March 2014. The online GATE exam will be held on February 2nd, 15th, 16th, March 1st and 2nd, 2014. GATE is an...
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore will conduct Pravega 2014, an annual technical festival, which will be held on Friday, January 31 to Sunday, February 02, 2014 . Pravega is an annual technical festival conducted by the students of IISc, Bangalore. It will be a fest combining the best of...
Bangalore-based Indian Institute of Science (IISc) is expected to initiate a student council “Entrepreneurship and Innovation at IISc” drive called EntIISc, which is meant to read Entice, today on October 18, 2013. The initiative is being spearheaded by a team of 12 members...
The deadline for Online Registrations for Indian Institute of Technology-Joint Admission to Master of Science’2014 (IIT-JAM ’2014) is Wednesday, October 16, 2013. IIT-JAM ’2014 is expected to be conducted by IIT-Kanpur on Sunday, February 9, 2014. The process of online...
Few modifications have been made for Joint Admission to Master of Science ’ 2014 (JAM’ 2014), which is the common entrance examination for admission into Doctor of Philosophy (Ph D) and Master of Science (M Sc) courses offered by the Indian Institute of Science-Bangalore...
Bangalore-based Indian Institute of Science (IISc) is the only Indian institution that has been featured in the top 500 educational institutions on a global basis, as per the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) ’2013. The list was announced by the Center for World-Class...
Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore will conduct Pravega 2013, an annual science, technical, and cultural festival which will be held from Friday, October 25, 2013 to Sunday, October 27, 2013 Pravega 2013 is a 3-day annual Science, Tech, and Cultural Festivalorganized by Indian...
Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore will conduct PBM 2013, an international conference which will be held from Wednesday, September 11 to Friday, September 13, 2013 PBM 2013 is an international conference on Population Balance Modeling organized by Department of Chemical...
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