Indian Institute of Science was founded by Jamshedji Nusserwanji Tata in 1909, to promote scientific temper and research aptitute in the upcoming generations of the nation. Since its inception, the institute has been the nation’s flagbearer of world-leading research and postgraduate education in a wide range of scientific and technological fields.
The institute has pioneered nation-leading research and education across a wide range of science and engineering fields, and university rankings by several global organizations testify this. IISc as a whole, and several departments in particular, have been consistently ranked among the best in the world, and as the absolute best in India.
The Student council of IISc hosts an annual event titled “Samanway”, to enhance ties between academia and industry. The event consists of talks from leaders of both industry and academia, career fairs, industry stalls, panel discussions, and more.