Indian Institute of Science

Indian Institute of Science

Indian Institute of Science was established in 1909 by Government of India. IISC is located in Bangalore and is recognised by the UGC. Moreover, IISC Bangalore is a member of the AIU and accredited by the NAAC “A” Grade. IISC Bangalore has been ranked 1 by NIRF 2021 under the University and Research categories, respectively. Further, IISC is ranked 2 by NIRF 2021 under the Overall category.

IISC Bangalore has 45 academic departments spread across six divisions that offer various UG and PG courses, including BSc, MTech, MDes, M Mgt and PhD.

IISc Bangalore Highlights

A few highlights of IISc Bangalore are mentioned below:

Year of establishment1909
Campus size371 acre
Accredited byNAAC with ‘A’ Grade
Approved byUGC
Member of AIUAIU
Rankings (2021)– Ranked 1 for University and Research categories by NIRF- Ranked 2 for Overall category by NIRF
Number of faculty 530
Average salary offered (overall)INR 10 LPA
Popular companiesTata Motors, ABB, Caterpillar, PWC, IBM, ABB, Citi, Tata Steel
Types of scholarship offeredMerit-based

IISc Bangalore Admission 2022

IISc Bangalore offers UG, PG and Research programmes across multiple fields such as Science & Technology, Design and Management. The duration of BSc programme is four years, whereas the duration of all the PG programmes is two years each. Admission to all the courses is entrance-based.

IISc Bangalore admission process for all the UG, PG and Research programmes is completely online. Candidates need to apply on the official website of the deemed-to-be University and then appear for the course-specific admission process. Details regarding IISc Bangalore top courses and eligibility criteria are listed below:

CourseEligibility CriteriaTotal Course Fee
BSc (Research Programme)Qualifying exams: KYPY/ JEE Main/ JEE Advanced/ NEET-UG Eligibility: Passed Class 12 (PCM) with at least 60% aggregate from a recognised boardINR 70,600
Master of Management Qualifying exams: CAT/ GMAT Eligibility: Candidates must have passed BE/ BTech degree from a recognised universityINR 2,66,000
MTechQualifying exam: GATE Eligibility: Candidates must have passed BTech/ BE or its equivalent from a recognised universityINR 44,400
MDesQualifying exams: GATE/ CEED Eligibility: Passed BE/ BTech/ BDes or its equivalent degree in any discipline from a recognised universityINR 44,400
PhDQualifying exams: GATE/ NET/ JRF/ GPAT Eligibility: Master’s degree in the relevant discipline from a recognised university.INR 35,200

IISc Bangalore Placements 2021

IISc Bangalore holds a track record of 100% placements. It has a dedicated placement cell known as OCCaP (Office of Career Counselling and Placement). Here are some key facts about IISc Bangalore placements:

  • The highest package was recorded at INR 40 LPA while the average package stood at INR 10 LPA in 2021
  • Popular recruiters include Tata Motors, ABB, Caterpillar, PWC, IBM, ABB, Citi and Tata Steel.

IISc Bangalore Scholarships 2022

To encourage meritorious students and academic excellence, IISc Bangalore offers the following scholarships:

CourseScholarship (in Rs)
MTech/ MDes12,400
Integrated PhD35,000
  • Scholarships/ fellowships from CSIR, UGC, DBT, ICMR, AICTE, DAE (NBHM), and DST
  • MHRD scholarships/fellowships for selected students who are GATE/JEST/JAM and ME/MTech/M Sc (Engg)-qualified
  • Scholarships/fellowships from companies such as GE, Infosys, IBM, HP, Tata, Philips, Bell Lab, Microsoft, and Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DietY)