About college

IISc Bangalore is India’s leading institution of advanced education and research in the sciences and in engineering. IISc’s reputation and preeminence ensures that it attracts the best of young faculty members trained in the best laboratories around the world. Our faculty, numbering around 500, carries out research across 42 departments in most areas of the basic and applied sciences, publishing vigorously in premier journals. IISc has a vibrant and diverse campus spread over 440 acres of greenery in the city of Bengaluru, formerly Bangalore, India’s hub of high-technology companies (in aerospace, electronics, and information technology), educational and research institutions, and numerous start-ups.

The Institute has a student population of around 4,200 of which there are about 2,750 doctoral students, roughly 950 master’s students, and about 500 students in a four-year, research oriented undergraduate programme in the sciences.


IISc aims to be among the world’s foremost academic institutions through the pursuit of excellence in research and promotion of innovation by offering world-class education to train future leaders in science and technology and by applying science and technology breakthroughs for India’s wealth creation and social welfare.


Our mission is to realize our vision by:

  • Imparting world-class higher education in an environment of fundamental and applied research in science and engineering
  • Conducting high-impact research, generating new knowledge, and disseminating this knowledge through publications in top journals and conferences
  • Applying faculty expertise towards the success of national science and technology initiatives
  • Applying deep knowledge in various areas to create know how and developing such know how for utilization by industry and society.

In the coming years IISc aims to be counted among the best institutions of higher education and research in the world. We will continue to build on our strengths in research in all cutting-edge frontiers of modern science and engineering, persevere in developing world-class teaching programmes at postgraduate and undergraduate levels, nurture translational research, protect our intellectual property, and encourage the incubation of successful startups. Further, we are conscious of our social responsibility and will continue to carry out activities with direct social impact, such as school and undergraduate teachers training, development and dissemination of sustainable technologies, and research with direct relevance to society such as climate change, healthcare, water resources management, and renewable energy.

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City: Bengaluru

Surrounding areas : Karnataka, Bengaluru
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Indian Institute of Science Bangalore

CV Raman Rd, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560012

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