IISc – Indian Institute of Science

Indian Institute of Science (IISc) is a university of research for higher education. It is located in Bangalore city, Karnataka. The institute was established in 1909 by Jamsetji Tata and Krishna Raja Wadiyar IV and is locally known as the “Tata Institute”

According to QS World University rankings IISc second in the world in terms of citations per faculty, IISc was ranked 301st rank out of 350 institutes in the world by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings of 2020, the top institute in India, as well as ranked 29th in the 2019 Asia ranking.  In the 2020 NIRF ranking released on June 11, 2020, IISc was ranked the second position in the Overall category.

IISc provides academic programs that include a Doctoral degree program, a Master’s Degree program, and a Bachelor’s degree program. In IISc, Ph.D. degrees are offered in 40 different disciplines. Master’s degrees offered by the institute are classified into two categories: degrees of coursework (MTech, M.Mgt., and M.Des.) and degrees of research [MTech (Research)]

  • Locally known as Tata institute
  • It’s a university for higher education
  • NIRF-2ND position
  • Has 500 faculty members.
  • 42 different departments

IISc Bangalore

IISc is India’s leading institution of excellent education and research in the area of sciences and engineering. IISc has a diverse campus spread over 440 acres. IISc’s reputation and Excellence ensure that it attracts the best of young faculty members around the world and trained them in the best way possible. 

IISc has 500 faculty members, carrying out research in different 42 departments in areas of the basic and applied sciences, & publishing vigorously in premier journals. IISc provides academic programs that include a Doctoral degree program, a Master’s Degree program, and a Bachelor’s degree program.

  • Locally known as Tata institute
  • It’s a university for higher education
  • NIRF-2ND position
  • Has 500 faculty members.
  • 42 different departments

Ph.D. at IISc Bangalore

Integrated Ph.D. program: The Institute provides various opportunities to Bachelor’s degree holders for pursuing advanced research in areas of Biological, Chemical, Physical and Mathematical Sciences leading to a Ph.D. degree. Students can save nearly a year compared to those students who go for a 2 year Master’s degree program 

Ph.D. programs: The Institute offers advanced research in areas of science, engineering, and technology to motivated and talented students with a keen sense of scientific inquiry. The Institute awards about 250 Ph.D. and M.tech degree holders every year. Research students constitute 70% of the total body of students on the campus.

IISc Bangalore M.tech

The Institute offers advanced research in areas of science, engineering, and technology to motivated and talented students with a keen sense of scientific inquiry. The Institute awards about 250 Ph.D. and M.tech (Research) degree holders every year. Research students constitute 70% of the total body of students on the campus. For information regarding different departments offering this program is given the official page for which the link is https://www.iisc.ac.in/admissions/research-programmes/

Mba at IISc Bangalore

The Department of Management Studies at IISc provides the 2 years course on Master of Management having 2 Specialization: Business Analytics and Technology Management. Analytics course suits a person who wishes to be part of a data-driven organization. Professors teach you to understand the statistical approach behind to form the decision-making process in such organizations.

Technology management enables graduates to grow competent and creative managers of technology-intensive. Technology management courses include technology for entrepreneurial start-ups, management of technology and sustainability, etc.

Mode of selection: firstly a Group discussion and then followed by a Personal interview

Placement statistics for the session 2018-2019:

Average Salary24.1  LPA
Max Salary43.6 LPA
Median Package24.5  LPA

Source: http://mgmt.iisc.ac.in/newwordpress/placement-3/

Placements at IISc Bangalore

The final placement session for the 2018-19 batch showed with around 3% of the total students got a salary package of more than Rs 40 LPA. 18% of students got the salary package ranging from Rs 30-40 LPA24% of the students got a 15-20 LPA package. Companies such as Walmart, IBM, Tata Motors, Oracle, and Toshiba visit IISc every year for placements. Many students participated from across various departments and programs.

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IISc Bangalore address

Address: CV Raman Rd, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560012

Contact: +91-80-23600757, +91-80-22932444

E-mail: [email protected]

IISER Kolkata

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, was established by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Govt. of India, in 2006. It has 5 major departments namely: biological sciences, chemical sciences; earth sciences, mathematics and statistics, and physical sciences. National institute ranking framework (NIRF) ranked the institute 29th in 2020 & 25th in 2019, among the universities.

Admissions are done through three mediums: 

  1. Kishore vaigyanik protsahan yojna (KVPY)
  2. Joint entrance test-advanced(JEE-ADVANCED)
  3. State and central boards.

A minimum of 50% of seats is reserved for KVPY & JEE-ADVANCE. Students applying through SCBs need to take the IISER aptitude test and will get selected according to the merit list of the test.

IISER Pune

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune, established by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Govt. of India, in 2006, along with IISER, Kolkata. IISER Pune provides integrated master programs, an integrated doctoral program (Int. Ph.D.), and a doctoral program (Ph.D.). National institute ranking framework (NIRF) ranked the institute 25th in 2020 among all the universities in India. 

Admissions for a master’s degree is done through three mediums: 

  1. Kishore vaigyanik protsahan yojna (KVPY)
  2. Joint entrance test-advanced(JEE-ADVANCED)
  3. State and central boards.

(A minimum of 50% seats is reserved for KVPY & JEE-ADVANCE. Students applying through SCBs need to take the IISER aptitude test and will get selected according to the merit list of the test.)

Admission for Ph.D. programs is done either with a master’s degree in science or with a bachelor’s degree, for the integrated Ph.D. program. Candidates are screened by interviews. Also, candidates should have qualified a national level entrance exam for the PhD program in science (like GATE).

IISc admission

The Last date for filling the application form is 30th June 2020 for undergraduate Research courses. Aptitude Test/ GD-PI/ Interview has been discarded for PG courses (M.Tech/ M.Des/ M. Mgt) due to COVID-19 pandemic. The Institute has uploaded 2nd round M.Tech admission offers on the COAP portal. The applicants may check and exercise their options. The offer of admission letters can be downloaded by logging into the IISc Admission Portal.

To get admission in M.Tech and M.Mgt programs, candidates have to appear for GD and PI interview rounds after getting shortlisted based on GATE/CAT/GMAT Scores

Interview ScheduleDates
Interdisciplinary programs04 & 05 Jul 2020
Research programs06 – 10 Jul 2020
Integrated Ph.D. programs13 – 15 Jul 2020

For more details, students can refer to the official website of IISc: https://www.iisc.ac.in/admissions/

IISC Full Form

The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) is a university for higher education and research in science, engineering, design, and management. It is located in Bangalore city, Karnataka. The institute was established in 1909.

IISc courses

Undergraduate-BS programs through KVPY, gee-mains, etc.

Postgraduate …….MSc by research /m tech programs. This is done through GATE and IISc has its own test for doing MSc by research

Doctoral program-Full time Ph.D. or Part-time Ph.D. (as ERP) candidate. Admission the CSIR, JRF, Or Internal test of IISc.

They also gave integrated programs (integrated masters)

  • GIAN courses
  • CCE courses
  • NPTEL courses
  • Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs)
  • Courses for DTH (Direct to Home)
  • Courses for ITEC (Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation Programme)

IISc KVPY

The Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) is a Fellowship/Scholarship program in Basic Sciences, initiated and funded by the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. Its main is to attract exceptionally highly motivated & excellent students for pursuing basic science courses and research careers in science.

Offers are sent to students with ranks in KVPY clearing a particular cut-off. KVPY is not only a fellowship nut also a criterion to get admission in any of the departments of the IISc. KVPY exam is also a good opportunity to test your concepts understanding and application of logic, which is required to clear other competitive exams like JEE Mains etc.

IISc CSA

Computer science and automation is a department of Indian Institute of Science (IISc). This department primarily focuses on creative research in 3 ways of computer science: Theoretical computer science, Computer systems, and software, intelligent systems. CSA currently has 30 full-time faculty members. CSA is also involved in many initiatives at the institute, state, national and international levels which includes industrial consultancy, government programs, journal editorship, workshops, symposia, and conferences.

  • CSA(department of Computer science and automation)
  • Had taken numerous scientific initiatives at all levels  
  • Has 30 full-time faculty member
  • Focuses on automation, computation, and communication.

IISC internships

CENSE at IISC conducts an internship program every summer, for Undergraduate and Master’s students from India and abroad. They are selected through a difficult and competitive process. The training covers a variety of topics that comes under science and engineering. The training period is 8 -10 weeks duration. The stipend paid to the eligible candidates is around Rs 5000/month. Due to the covid-19 pandemic, this training is on hold until IISC reopens.

IISC Cut-Off

Given below is the expected cut-off for the year 2020 for IISC. The expected cut-off is very much similar to the previous year’s cut-off.

IISc Bangalore Cut-off 2020 (Expected)

StreamGeneralOBCSCST
KVPY-SA Rank245-250All70-75All
KVPY-SB Rank1-5All70-75All
KVPY-SX Rank250-255All154All
JEE-Main Marks250-2555000-60007000-800040000-50000
JEE-Advanced Rank250-2555000-60007000-800040000-50000
NEET-UG Rank250-2555000-60005000-800040000-50000

IISc Aerospace

 Indian Institute of Science (IISc) is a research university for higher education. It is located in Bangalore city, Karnataka. Aerospace Engineering is a very good department for electrical and mechanical engineering in IISc. 

The institute has several faculties like a wind tunnel, wing testing, and practical world software for aero engineers. The industrial collaboration is quite good (e.g. Aerospace Department with ISRO). Gate Score above 600-650 will be enough to get into the aerospace department of IISc for a Ph.D. Besides, or maybe you will be writing a written test (aptitude test) and an interview after that.

IISc ECE

Department of Electrical Communications Engineering is recognized by UGC is working on the area of Communications, signal processing, microelectronics, and RF/photonics. The department also offers ME programs in Telecommunication Engineering, Microelectronic Systems, and Signal Processing.

The faculty has several patents, publications, and sponsored industry projects. Over the years, the graduating students have occupied many key positions in education, science, and industry and government administration in India and abroad. Over for sixty years, the department has been successful in attracting some of the best minds in the country, both in the student and teaching community.

IISc Placements

The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) is a research university for higher education in science, engineering, management. It is located in Bangalore city, Karnataka. In the 2020 NIRF ranking released on June 11, 2020, IISc was ranked the second position in the Overall category. IISc provides final placements to Doc/Ph.D./M.Tech/M.Tech (Res)/M.Des/M.Mgmt/BSC (Res)/MSC (Res)/MSC (Res) students.

The final placement session for the 2018-19 batch showed with around 3% of the total students got a salary package of more than Rs 40 LPA. 18% of students got the salary package ranging from Rs 30-40 LPA24% of the students got a 15-20 LPA package. Companies such as Walmart, IBM, Tata Motors, Oracle, and Toshiba visit IISc every year for placements. Many students participated from across various departments and programs.

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IIT vs. IISc 

IISc is the best option for the undergraduates who want to spend their future careers in research. IITs are the best option for students who want to go to the corporate world immediately after their bachelor’s. IISC is science linked whereas IITs are engineering linked.

IISCIIT
Science concentratedEngineering concentrated
Beneficial for the students who want to have a career in researchBeneficial for students who want to Go to corporate world
Doesn’t provide B.TechProvides B.Tech, M.Tech ETC.
More researched orientedMore industry approach along with research
fewer extracurricular activities like sports, cultural fest, etc.The environment is cheerful in terms of extracurricular activities, various workshops like dance, singing, photography, etc.

IISc faculty

Indian Institute of Science (IISc) is a university for higher education and research in science, engineering, and management. It is located in Bangalore city, Karnataka. Currently, IISc has 587 faculty members working for it. All Faculty members put their full potential for teaching.

These faculty members are highly educated, most of them are alumni of reputed institutes like IITs, IISc, etc. Faculty members also have written many search papers and articles. IISc faculty is more inclined towards research. Many faculties have left their big corporate jobs just to follow their passion for research and teaching.

Faculty Details

  • Prof. Anurag Kumar (director)
  • K. Muniyappa [prof., Department of biochemistry, [email protected]]
  • Ashitava Ghoshal (prof., department of mechanical engineering, [email protected]]
  • Professor Ashwini ratnoo (Assistant prof., Department of Aerospace engineering, [email protected]]

FAQs

✅ How can I do an internship at IISc?

Ans. IISc will provide you some internships in summer for 8-10 weeks. This training will not only enhance your applied sciences but will also help in deep learning. Students can earn around 5000 per month for this internship.

✅ Is IISc better than IIT?

Ans.  IISc is science-oriented and IIT engineering oriented. Also, no B.Tech is taught in IISc whereas all courses are there is in IIT. But IIT is only suitable for those students who want corporate jobs after graduation. Students who want to continue their careers in research or want to do post-graduation should study in IISC.

✅ How can I get admission to IISc?

Ans. Firstly go the official website of the IISc and register yourself with valid email id on the link portal given there. Carefully fill all the details that have been asked. After that, you have to pass aptitude tests, group discussions, and personal interviews to get admission in the IISC.

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