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About IISc - Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. Eligibility, Seats.

About Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore

The Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore is a highly reputed University of Research was established in 1909 by Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata under first Public Private Partnership (PPP) institution in India. The institute campus 400 acres of prime land in Bangalore 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 biggest philanthropic contributions amount of Rs.225 Crores to develop a Centre for Brain Research at IISc Bangalore. It is one of the single largest donations to IISc has received from an individual.

The Indian Institute of Science is opening 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 areas in science and technology. The graduates will also be ready for attractive career opportunities in academia and industry.

Contact Address

Address: Dean, Undergraduate Studies, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore - 560 012. Ph: 080-22933400 Fax : 080-23600853. e-mail: deanugoff@admin.iisc.ernet.in web :

IISc Eligibility 2016 - Indian Institute of Science

Candidates who have completed their 10+2(or equivalent) examination in 2015 or expecting to complete in 2016 are eligible to apply. The candidates must have studied Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as main subjects in their 10+2 (or equivalent) examination along with other main or subsidiary subjects. The candidates must have secured a first class or 60% or equivalent grade (relaxed to pass class for SC/ST candidates) in the qualifying examination.

Number of Seats in Indian Institute of Science (IISc)

  • The Institute will admit about 110 to 120 students.
  • Seats will be allotted to general and special categories as per Government regulations.

Physically Handicapped Students

3% seats are reserved for physically handicapped candidates, as specified by the Government of India. Candidates who have at least 40% permanent physical impairment in relation to a body part/system/extremity/extremities/whole body, etc., will be given the benefit. The candidates in this category are required to be certified by a Medical Board at IISc. The Medical Board will decide the following,

  1. Whether the candidate qualifies for the benefits under this category.
  2. If the disability is likely to interfere with his/her studies.

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Our Educational Expert Clarifications

Aug 17, 2013
IISc Questions

Presently, I am studying 12th std. Can I apply for IISc, Am I eligible to apply?

Yes, students currently studying in +2 or II PUC or equivalent courses can apply for IISc this year.

Feb 13, 2012
IISc Questions

I am going to appear CBSE +2 exam in 2012, Am I eligible for BS course?

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.

Feb 06, 2012
IISc Questions

What is the minimum percentage of marks required for the eligiblity to IISc B.S course ?

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.

Feb 06, 2012
IISc Questions

I have completed my +2 in 2011, Am I eligible to apply for IISc this year 2012?

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

Jan 31, 2012
Sanjay kumar
IISc Questions

How many seats are available for the B.S programme in IISc ?

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

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