Indian Institute of Science



University NameIndian Institute of Science
Also Known AsIISc Bengaluru or IISc Bangalore
University TypeDeemed University
Establishment year1909
LocationBengaluru, Karnataka
CoursesUG, PG & PhD


Division of Biological Sciences

  • Biochemistry (BC)
  • Central Animal Facility (CAF)
  • Centre for Ecological Sciences (CES)
  • Centre for Infectious Disease Research (CIDR)
  • Centre for Neuroscience (CNS)
  • Microbiology and Cell Biology (MCB)
  • Molecular Biophysics Unit (MBU)
  • Molecular Reproduction, Development and Genetics (MRDG)

Division of Chemical Sciences

  • Inorganic and Physical Chemistry (IPC)
  • Materials Research Centre (MRC)
  • Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Research Centre (NRC)
  • Organic Chemistry (OC)
  • Solid State and Structural Chemistry Unit (SSCU)

Division of Electrical, Electronics, and Computer Science (EECS)

  • Computer Science and Automation (CSA)
  • Electrical Communication Engineering (ECE)
  • Electrical Engineering (EE)
  • Electronic Systems Engineering (ESE)

Division of Interdisciplinary Sciences

  • Centre for Infrastructure, Sustainable Transportation and Urban Planning (CiSTUP)
  • Centre for Biosystems Science and Engineering (BSSE)
  • Centre for Society and Policy (CSP)
  • Centre for Nano Science and Engineering (CeNSE)
  • Computational and Data Sciences (CDS)
  • Management Studies (MS)
  • Interdisciplinary Centre for Energy Research (ICER)
  • Interdisciplinary mathematical sciences
  • Interdisciplinary Centre for Water Research (ICWaR)
  • Robert Bosch Centre for Cyber Physical Systems (RBCCPS)
  • Supercomputer Education and Research Centre (SERC)
  • Quantum Technology Initiative
  • Axis Bank Centre for Mathematics and Computing

Division of Mechanical Sciences

  • Aerospace Engineering (AE)
  • Centre for Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (CAOS)
  • Centre for Earth Sciences (CEaS)
  • Centre of Excellence in Advanced Mechanics of Materials (CoE)
  • Centre for Product Design and Manufacturing (CPDM)
  • Centre for Sustainable Technologies (formerly known as ASTRA) (CST)
  • Chemical Engineering (CE)
  • Civil Engineering (CiE)
  • Divecha Centre for Climate Change (DCCC)
  • Materials Engineering (Mat. Eng.)
  • Mechanical Engineering (ME)

Division of Physical and Mathematical Sciences

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics Programme (AAP)
  • Centre for Cryogenic Technology (CCT)
  • Centre for High Energy Physics (CHEP)
  • Instrumentation and Applied Physics  (IAP)
  • Mathematics (MA)
  • Physics (PHY)

Autonomous Societies / Centres / Section 8 Companies

  • Advanced Bioresidue Energy Technologies Society (ABETS)
  • AI & Robotics Technology Park (ARTPARK)
  • Centre for Brain Research (CBR)
  • Foundation for Science, Innovation and Development (FSID)
  • IISc Alumni Association (IIScAA)
  • IISc Medical School Foundation (IMSF)
  • Kishore VaigyanikProtsahan Yojana (KVPY)
  • Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology (KSCST)

Centres under the Director

  • JRD Tata Memorial Library (LIB)
  • Office of Career Counselling and Placement (OCCaP)
  • Office of Communications
  • Office of Data
  • Office of International Relations (OIR)
  • Office of Research Grants (ORG)
  • Centre for Continuing Education (CCE)
  • Centre for Sponsored Schemes & Projects (CSSP)
  • Office of Development and Alumni Affairs (ODAA)
  • Office of Intellectual Property and Technology Licensing (IPTeL)
  • Challakere Campus (CC)
  • Centre for Scientific and Industrial Consultancy (CSIC)
  • Digital Campus and IT Services Office (DIGITS)
  • Talent Development Centre (TDC)
  • Skill Development Centre (SDC)

UG Courses

  • Bachelor of Science (Research)
  • B.Tech. in Mathematics and Computing

PG Courses

  • MTech Aerospace Engineering
  • MTech Chemical Engineering
  • MTech Civil Engineering
  • MTech Materials Engineering
  • MTech Bioengineering
  • MTech Earth and Climate Sciences
  • MTech Electrical Engineering
  • MTech Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • MTech Electronic Product Design
  • MTech Electronic Systems Engineering
  • MTech Instrumentation Systems
  • MTech Mechanical Engineering
  • MTech Microelectronics and VLSI Design
  • MTech Mobility Engineering
  • MTech Quantum Technology
  • MTech Robotics and Autonomous Systems
  • MTech Semiconductor Technology
  • MTech Signal Processing
  • MTech Smart Manufacturing
  • MTech Artificial Intelligence
  • MTech Computer Science and Engineering
  • MTech Computational & Data Science
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science & Automation
  • Earth Sciences
  • Electrical Communication Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronic Systems Engineering
  • Instrumentation and Applied Physics
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Product Design & Manufacturing
  • Sustainable Technologies
  • Computational & Data Sciences
  • Master of Design
  • Master of Science Life Sciences
  • Master of Science Chemical Sciences
  • Integrated PhD Physical Sciences
  • Integrated PhD Mathematical Sciences
  • Integrated PhD Biological Sciences
  • Integrated PhD Chemical Sciences
  • Master of Management (M Mgt)

PhD Courses

PhD in Science Faculty

  • PhD Astronomy & Astrophysics
  • PhD Biochemistry
  • PhD Ecological Sciences
  • PhD High Energy Physics
  • PhD Inorganic & Physical Chemistry
  • PhD Materials Research
  • PhD Mathematics
  • PhD Microbiology & Cell Biology
  • PhD Molecular Biophysics
  • PhD Developmental Biology and Genetics (Molecular Reproduction Development & Genetics)
  • PhD Neurosciences
  • PhD Organic Chemistry
  • PhD Physics
  • PhD Solid State & Structural Chemistry

PhD in Engineering Faculty

  • PhD Aerospace Engineering
  • PhD Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences
  • PhD Chemical Engineering
  • PhD Civil Engineering
  • PhD Computer Science & Automation
  • PhD Earth Sciences
  • PhD Electrical Communication Engineering
  • PhD Electrical Engineering
  • PhD Electronic Systems Engineering
  • PhD Instrumentation and Applied Physics
  • PhD Management Studies
  • PhD Materials Engineering
  • PhD Mechanical Engineering
  • PhD Nano Science and Engineering
  • PhD Product Design & Manufacturing
  • PhD Sustainable Technologies
  • PhD Computational & Data Sciences

PhD in Interdisciplinary areas

  • PhD BioSystems Science and Engineering (offered by Centre for Biosystems Science and Engineering)
  • PhD Mathematical Sciences (offered by IISc Mathematics Initiative)
  • PhD Energy (offered by Interdisciplinary Centre for Energy Research)
  • PhD Water Research (offered by Interdisciplinary Centre for Water Research)
  • PhD Cyber Physical Systems (offered by Robert Bosch Centre for Physical Systems)
  • PhD Climate Change (offered by Divecha Centre for Climate Change)
  • PhD Brain and Artificial Intelligence (offered by Brain, Computation, and Data Science group)


NIRF Rankings

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