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Research students in India need better grants; financial security essential to prevent brain drain
India

Research students in India need better grants; financial security essential to prevent brain drain

every research student in India needs to be given a scholarship, fellowship, or a decent monthly amount which makes one financially secure and lets one concentrate on his/her research work whole-heartedly

JEE Main Results: Nashik teen Vrunda Rathi, who topped girls' rankings, to opt for IISc over IITs
India

JEE Main Results: Nashik teen Vrunda Rathi, who topped girls' rankings, to opt for IISc over IITs

Vrunda Rathi, a 17-year-old girl from Nashik, has secured first rank among girls in the JEE results, but says that none of the IITs have caught her fancy, as she has her sights set on the IISc

Undergraduate research: A way forward to better global rankings of Indian institutes
India

Undergraduate research: A way forward to better global rankings of Indian institutes

With the release of the various global rankings every year, it is reiterated over and over that Indian institutes fare poorly in these rankings because of their appalling scores in research.

IISc Bangalore named India's top university by HRD ministry, JNU second; Miranda House is best college
India

IISc Bangalore named India's top university by HRD ministry, JNU second; Miranda House is best college

The Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore, the first Indian institution to make it to the top 10 in a global ranking, has been ranked at the top in the annual national rankings, released by the HRD ministry on Monday

The Central Water Commission has signed MoUs with IIT-M and IISc on dam safety
News & Analysis

The Central Water Commission has signed MoUs with IIT-M and IISc on dam safety

To improve its capacity to safeguard dams, the Central Water Commission (CWC) on Friday signed two separate MoUs with Indian Institute of Technology, Madras and Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, said an official statement.

Bengaluru is still great, but to make it liveable again needs a lot of work
India

Bengaluru is still great, but to make it liveable again needs a lot of work

India’s tech capital Bengaluru is falling apart — well, almost. In the second part of this article, Firstpost traces the origins of IT boom in Bengaluru and offers solutions to the infrastructural bottlenecks that plague the city.

Women scientists can compete and claim their due credit: IISc's Prof HS Savithri
Life

Women scientists can compete and claim their due credit: IISc's Prof HS Savithri

IISc's Prof HS Savithri is head of the Standing Committee that will recommend how women scientists in India can have gender parity

IISc bags $52,900 solar panel research and development contract from US Military
World

IISc bags $52,900 solar panel research and development contract from US Military

Indian Institute of Science has bagged a US military contract for research and development on solar powered micro-grid.

Open letter from FTII student: Six charges against us that are totally untrue
Entertainment

Open letter from FTII student: Six charges against us that are totally untrue

there has to be a clear, competitive and transparent process to all these appointments in FTII and every educational institute

Narayana Murthy's comments on Indian inventions: Here's the real reason why IITs, IISc failed
Business

Narayana Murthy's comments on Indian inventions: Here's the real reason why IITs, IISc failed

It is significant that Murthy's comments come at a time when the ruling NDA government is showing signs that they have learnt from the mistakes of their predecessors

Bangalore's IISc earns place in top ten universities in BRICS nations
India

Bangalore's IISc earns place in top ten universities in BRICS nations

The Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore has been placed fifth in rankings for universities in the BRICS nations, with the largest number of papers

Look in the mirror: Aam aadmi not industries, are India's biggest polluters
Life

Look in the mirror: Aam aadmi not industries, are India's biggest polluters

Urban home may be the bigger cause for emission of greenhouse gases than gas-chugging industries

'India can meet its energy needs without nuclear plants'
India

'India can meet its energy needs without nuclear plants'

India's energy needs can be met entirely by solar and other renewable sources, says a new study by two professors at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bangalore. Their report published in the journal Current Science may add ammunition to the anti-nuclear agitation in India.

IISc Selects COMSOL Multiphysics For Training In MEMS
Biztech

IISc Selects COMSOL Multiphysics For Training In MEMS

The Indian Institute of Science will distribute the classkit licences to about 65 colleges across the country over the coming months.

Boeing, IISc, Wipro And HCL Enter Into A Partnership
Biztech

Boeing, IISc, Wipro And HCL Enter Into A Partnership

The partnership is to develop wireless and other network technologies for aerospace-related applications.