FAQ

For Non-students

Q: I want information about the SC and its functioning, whom do I contact?
A: Send an email with your requirements to scgensec@tejas.serc.iisc.ernet.in . We will get back to you.

Q: I want to organize a cultural program in IISc, whom do I contact?
A: Send an email with your proposal and contact details to scchairman@tejas.serc.iisc.ernet.in . We will get back to you.

Q: I would like to arrange/give a talk to the students of IISc, whom do I contact?
A: Send an email with your proposal and contact details to scchairman@tejas.serc.iisc.ernet.in . We will get back to you.

For New Students

Q: What all do I need to get with me, for the admissions? What is it like?
A: Anas KA (MDes, CPDM) has put together an unofficial list of requirements and a description of the procedure. You can find it at this link.

Q: Will SC arrange transport from Railway Stations to IISc?
A: Buses will be arranged from the Bangalore City Station and Yeshwanthpur Station only. Not from the other Stations. Buses with IISc banners will be there in the parking lot.

Q: Will SC arrange transport from the Airport?
A: No

Q: How to reach IISc from airport?
A:You can board Airport shuttle (Vayu Vajra Airport service), which connects airport through Mehkri circle,(2 km away from IISc). It is Air-conditioned Volvo bus service with fare worth Rs150 at frequency of 30 minutes. You can get three wheeler easily from Mehkri circle to reach IISc.
(Bus no. BIAS-11,which passes through CNR Rao Circle (IISc Main Gate-Tata Institute))
Do browse the URL for Airport shuttle, (Vayu Vajra Airport service) routes and services. http://www.bmtcinfo.com/site/BSBusServicesRouteDetails.jsp?bsserviceid=1

Q: My parents are accompanying me. Will they get accommodation on Campus?
A:Accommodation is not provided to accompanying parents.

Q: Where can I get a map of IISc?
A: Click on this link to access a map of the campus.

Q: Is the campus Wi-Fi Enabled?
A: All the department buildings are Wi-Fi enabled.

Q: Where can I buy essentials on Campus?
A: There are shops,very near to the Hostel Office.

Q: Where can I get a Mobile Connection?
A: Telecom Service Providers will be putting up stalls just outside the Hostel Office. You can purchase a new connection from there.

For Existing Students

Where/To whom do I complain about

  • Academic Issues - Department Curriculum Committee, Dept Chairman, Div Chairman and Dean
  • Amenities - Amenities Committee, Students' Council for complaints about Tea Kiosk, Campus Shops etc.
  • Hostels - Hostel Office and Hostel President
  • Messes - Mess Office and Mess President
  • Parking/Vehicles on Campus - Security Office
  • Stray Animals - Security Office
  • Harassment - Centre for Counseling and Support (for general complaints) and the Sexual Harassment Complaints Committee

In case your issue is not addressed satisfactorily then send us an email with all details and we will look into the matter.

Q: I have an idea about a new campus initiative. Whom do I talk to about it?
A: Send us details of your idea/proposal and we will direct you to the right people and help you take it forward.

Q: I have a specific complaint/suggestion that is more relevant to the women students, whom do I discuss it with?
A: Secretary - Women's Affairs