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IISc - Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru

About IISC

The Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru is a highly reputed University of Research established in 1909 by Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata as the first Public Private Partnership (PPP) in India. The IISc campus encompasses 400 acres of prime land in Bangalore that was donated by the Maharaja of Mysore in March 2007. Many of India’s most distinguished scientists have been associated with the institute as students or faculty.

The alumnus list of IISc includes Nobel Laureate Sir. C. V. Raman, Vikram Sarabhai, Homi Bhabha, Sathish Dhawan and many reputed scientists and scholars.

Recently, Infosys Executive Vice Chairman Mr. Krish Gopalakrishnan made one of the single-largest donations the IISc has received till date -an amount of Rs.225 Crores to develop a Centre for Brain Research at IISc Bangalore.

The Indian Institute of Science opened its portals to undergraduate students by launching a four-year Bachelor of Science (BS) Programme. The programme is designed as a balanced blend of core science and interdisciplinary topics, to serve as a launching pad for research and doctoral studies in cutting edge technology and science, thus opening up attractive career opportunities in academia and industry.

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IISc Questions
Presently, I am studying 12th std. Can I apply for IISc, Am I eligible to apply ? name
Pavitraa Aug 17, 2013

Yes, you are eligible for IISc., provided you should have already applied/appeared for any one of the following four examinations, 1. Kishore Vaignayic Protshan Yojana (KVPY), 2. IIT JEE, 3. AIEEE, 4. AIPMT You have to apply separately for IISc with this details.

IISc Questions
What is the minimum percentage of marks required for the eligiblity to IISc B.S course ? name
Janani Feb 06, 2012

Candidates should have 60% marks in +2 or equivalent exam, and the candidate must have studied Physics, Chemistry and Maths in +2 or PUC course.

IISc Questions
I have completed my +2 in 2011, Am I eligible to apply for IISc this year 2012 ? name
Mukesh Feb 06, 2012

Yes you are eligible to apply B.S degree courses in IISc this year 2012.

IISc Questions
How many seats are available for the B.S programme in IISc ? name
Sanjay kumar Jan 31, 2012

The BS programme at Indian Institute of Science (IISc) will admit about 110 to 120 students.