Indian Institute of Science: Statistics

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#509 of 14,131 In the World
#83 of 5,830 In Asia
#4 of 876 In India
#1 of 59 In Karnataka
#1 of 22 In Bangalore
#66 of 2,870 For Condensed Matter Physics
Top50% For 161 other topics
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Quick Review

Enrollment
4,695
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
iisc.ac.in
Languages
English
Acceptance rate
22%*

* Indian Institute of Science is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsUniversity degree in Science or Engineering at Bachelor level
Academic CalendarAugust to July
Enrollment4,695

Research profile

Indian Institute of Science is a world-class research university with 63,350 scientific papers published and 1,126,378 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Quantum and Particle physics, Biology, Materials Science, Organic Chemistry, Environmental Science, Computer Science, and Biochemistry.

Publications
63,350
Citations
1,126,378

Indian Institute of Science majors

by publication & citation count

Engineering
46,019 / 826,794
Physics
45,239 / 821,657
Chemistry
43,340 / 829,673
Quantum and Particle physics
34,929 / 645,153
Biology
32,503 / 651,980
Materials Science
29,560 / 578,648
Organic Chemistry
27,673 / 575,202
Environmental Science
24,602 / 444,690
Computer Science
23,276 / 351,981
Biochemistry
17,453 / 362,257
Geology
14,439 / 282,442
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
14,431 / 229,085
Optical Engineering
13,324 / 236,952
Electrical Engineering
12,782 / 204,015
Metallurgical Engineering
12,599 / 262,654
Genetics
12,596 / 249,764
Medicine
12,561 / 204,040
Geography and Cartography
11,033 / 197,784
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
10,988 / 172,383
Mathematics
10,943 / 157,532
Nanotechnology
8,521 / 213,876
Chemical Engineering
8,450 / 226,617
Statistics
8,270 / 130,121
Ecology
8,069 / 161,333
Physical chemistry
7,853 / 173,574
Telecommunications
7,682 / 96,963
Philosophy
7,559 / 120,363
Paleontology
7,231 / 135,345
Mechanical Engineering
6,848 / 94,672
Condensed Matter Physics
6,842 / 151,855
Business
6,510 / 96,364
Psychology
6,059 / 93,342
Aerospace Engineering
5,851 / 77,862
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
5,786 / 112,200
Computer Networking
5,456 / 65,529
Astrophysics and Astronomy
5,386 / 85,600
Computer Vision
5,062 / 62,888
Structural Engineering
4,867 / 72,649
Acoustical Engineering
4,749 / 71,942
Nuclear Physics
4,671 / 84,116

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 509 2977
1991 520 2993
1992 597 3306
1993 571 3479
1994 683 3672
1995 681 3976
1996 832 4711
1997 744 4941
1998 745 5646
1999 721 6148
2000 839 7016
2001 903 7983
2002 1007 9383
2003 1105 10849
2004 1118 12795
2005 1277 16263
2006 1352 18110
2007 1437 21051
2008 1436 24089
2009 1774 28590
2010 1765 31593
2011 1834 37201
2012 2129 41004
2013 2934 47153
2014 2528 52951
2015 2516 56928
2016 2610 59750
2017 2820 64872
2018 2894 68727
2019 2974 78731
2020 3370 91043
2021 3887 116025
2022 3187 105054
Academic rankings

Tuition

Local studetns 5,000-15,000 per annum (INR)

Indian Institute of Science has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Indian Institute of Science.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design No No No
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics No Yes Yes
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences No No No
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine No No No
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology No No No
Master's Degree Engineering, Engineering, Engineering, Engineering, Technology
Doctor of Philosophy Engineering, Natural Sciences

Indian Institute of Science alumni

  1. Sudha Murthy

    Sudha Murthy
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1950-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    philanthropistwritercomputer scientist
    Biography

    Sudha Murty is an Indian educator, author and philanthropist who is chairperson of the Infosys Foundation. She is married to the co-founder of Infosys, N. R. Narayana Murthy. Murty was awarded the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award in India, for social work by the Government of India in 2006. Later in 2023, she was awarded the Padma Bhushan, the third highest civilian award in India.

  2. Kailasavadivoo Sivan

    Kailasavadivoo Sivan
    Years
    1957-.. (age 66)
    Enrolled in Indian Institute of Science
    1980-1982 graduated with Master of Engineering in aerospace engineering
    Occupations
    scientistaerospace engineer
    Biography

    Kailasavadivoo Sivan is an Indian space scientist who served as the Secretary of the Department of Space and chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation and Space Commission. He has previously served as the Director of the Vikram Sarabhai Space Center and the Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre.

  3. A. S. Kiran Kumar

    A. S. Kiran Kumar
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1952-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    aerospace engineer
    Biography

    Aluru Seelin Kiran Kumar is an Indian space scientist and former chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation, having assumed office on 14 January 2015. He is credited with the development of key scientific instruments aboard the Chandrayaan-1 and Mangalyaan space crafts. In 2014, he was awarded the Padma Shri, India's fourth highest civilian award, for his contributions to the fields of science and technology. Kiran Kumar previously served as Director of Ahmedabad Space Applications Centre.

  4. Harish-Chandra

    Harish-Chandra
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1923-1983 (aged 60)
    Enrolled in Indian Institute of Science
    Studied in 1943-1944
    Occupations
    mathematicianphysicistuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Harish-Chandra Mehrotra FRS was an Indian American mathematician and physicist who did fundamental work in representation theory, especially harmonic analysis on semisimple Lie groups.

All 56 notable alumni

Indian Institute of Science faculties and divisions

Department/Division : Biological Sciences Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Ecology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Neurosciences
Department/Division : Chemical Sciences Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry
Department/Division : Earth and Environmental Sciences Development Studies, Earth Sciences, Environmental Studies, Foreign Languages Education, Management, Marine Science and Oceanography
Department/Division : Electrical Sciences Computer Education, Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering
Department/Division : Mechanical Engineering Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Industrial Design, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
Department/Division : Physical and Mathematical Sciences Applied Physics, Astronomy and Space Science, Astrophysics, Mathematics, Physics
Research Division : Super Computer Education Computer Education

General information

Alternative names IIS
भारतीय विज्ञान संस्थान
Founded 1909
Accreditation University Grants Commission (UGC)

Location and contacts

Address Bangalore, Karnataka, 560 012
India
City population 12,327,000

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