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
Applications are invited by Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore for Summer Fellowship 2013 in Science and Engineering for Indian students under Schedule Caste (SC) and Schedule Tribe (ST) category. Selected candidates will work with one of the IISc faculty members and learn various...
Applications are invited by Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore for Post Doctoral Fellowship 2013 for pursuing research in frontier areas of Biotechnology & Life Sciences. The fellowship is tenable in research Institution/Universities including non-profit R&D institutions within...
Applications are invited by Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore for admission to four year Bachelor of Science (B.S) program offered in various major disciplines for the academic year 2013. For more information on various major disciplines, please click here . Eligibility...
Applications are invited by Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore for admission to Integrated Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) program and Ph.D programs offered in Science Faculty, Engineering Faculty, Interdisciplinary areas for the commencing session 2013. For more information on...
Applications are invited by Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore for admission to Master of Management (M.Mgt) program for the commencing session 2013. Eligibility Criteria for IISc, Bangalore Candidates possessing a minimum of first class in bachelor’s degree in...
Applications are invited by Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore for admission to Master of Engineering/Master of Technology (M.E/M.Tech) programs offered in various specializations for the commencing session 2013. For more information on various specializations, please click here...
As per many academicians, Indian university graduates cannot be employed immediately. As a result, it is not much of a surprise that only one institution from India, IISc (Indian Institute of Science) has made it to the leading 150 universities list of Global Employability Survey 2012. A 103-year...
Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore has become the first Indian institute to be ranked in the Global Employability List 2012. The 130 year old research institute which was ranked 134 in 2011 has climbed to 35 this year. The Global Employability List figures leading global...
The Indian education system is taking a 360 degree turn and the universities are making all efforts to improve the standard of education. This is evident from the fact that the trend of four-year undergraduate courses is gaining momentum in India. Shiv Nadar University (SNU) in Greater Noida...
The National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) – an initiative by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) and the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) – is an online educational program which aims to provide quality engineering education to students globally....
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