Indian Institute of Science: News

28 May 2024


Wipro joins hands with IISc's CBR for AI-backed health solutions

Wipro has announced a partnership with the Centre for Brain Research (CBR), a non-profit research organization at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc).

24 Apr 2024


Bengaluru: AI-based groundwater monitoring system to tackle water crisis

The city of Bengaluru—which is grappling a severe water crisis—has announced that it will harness Artificial intelligence (AI) to check the scarcity.

IIT Bombay among world's top 150 universities: Report 

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay has been included in the latest edition of the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings.

CBI takes over Odisha train tragedy probe on Centre's request 

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday took over the investigation into the Odisha triple train crash, which killed around 278 people and injured over 900.

05 Jun 2023

Ashwini Vaishnaw

#NewsBytesExplainer: Why CBI is probing Odisha train tragedy

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will likely take over the investigation of the Odisha train tragedy soon following the request of Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw.

23 Jan 2023


Indian telescope detects radio signal from the most distant galaxy

With the help of India's Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope (GMRT), astronomers have captured a radio signal from the most distant galaxy.

25 Jul 2022


Decoding exam preparation strategies of GATE top rankers

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is taken for securing admissions to postgraduate/doctoral programs in top institutions. It also opens the door for aspirants for PSU jobs and CSIR fellowships.

23 Jun 2022

Narendra Modi

Bengaluru road asphalted ahead of PM's visit caves in

A road in Bengaluru, spruced up ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit on Monday, caved in a day later after a spell of overnight rain.

19 Nov 2020


IIT Delhi ranked India's most 'employable'; 27th in world

The Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi has been ranked the most employable university in India, according to the Global Employability Ranking and Survey or GEURS 2020.

21 May 2020

NITI Aayog

Log 9 ties up with IISc for its 'CoronaOven' project

Nanotechnology start-up Log 9 Materials has partnered with the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) for advancing the work on its novel 'CoronaOven' disinfection chamber.

#CareerBytes: How to get mistakes in GATE-2020 admit card rectified?

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is one of the most competitive exams for engineering graduates in the country.

16 Dec 2019


IITs to DU: Protests spread across nation after Jamia violence

After violence broke out at Jamia Millia Islamia University campus on Sunday, student-led protests spread to other parts of the country.

25 Oct 2019


#CareerBytes: All you need to know about GATE and UGC-NET

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) and the UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) are two of the most popular entrance exams in India.

10 Sep 2019


GATE or IIT-JAM- Which is better for you?

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) and IIT JAM (Joint Admission Test for MSc) are two of India's most sought-after national-level entrance exams.

07 Sep 2019


Meet the team of ISRO scientists behind the Chandrayaan-2 mission

India's historic attempt to make a soft landing on the moon's unexplored south pole remained unsuccessful as ISRO lost contact with the Chandrayaan-2 Vikram lander.

07 Aug 2019


Five companies started by GATE rankers who became entrepreneurs

Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is one of the most competitive exams for engineering graduates.

07 Aug 2019


Biomedical engineering paper to be introduced in GATE next year

A new paper on biomedical engineering (BME) will be introduced in the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) from next year.

02 Aug 2019


#CareerBytes: All you need to know about GATE and UGC-NET

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) and the UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) are two of the most popular entrance exams in India.

22 Jul 2019


What are GATE toppers of last few years doing now?

The Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is one of the country's most competitive exams.

15 Jun 2019


#CareerBytes: Didn't get good JEE-Advanced rank? Here's what to do

The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE), comprising Main and Advanced exams, is the country's most difficult engineering entrance exam.

26 May 2019

Social Media

White foam covers entire street, changes China town into Iceland!

Recently, people of the city of Xi'an, China, were left dumbstruck when a mysterious white foam covered 200 meters of the street.

20 May 2019

JEE Mains

JEE Advanced 2019 admit cards released: Here's how to download

Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, which is conducting the JEE Advanced 2019, has released the admit cards for the examination today.

13 May 2019


Engineering aspirants not so interested in IITs anymore? Here's why

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) has long been a reputed institution among young aspirants (and their parents, too). Out of India's top 10 engineering colleges, 8 are IITs.

08 Apr 2019


NIRF Rankings 2019: IIT-Madras bags first rank in overall category

President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday announced the National Institute of Ranking Framework (NIRF) rankings released by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD).

16 Jan 2019


India registers 25 universities in 2019 global emerging economies rankings

Times Higher Education (THE) has released its 2019 rankings for universities in emerging economies, and 25 Indian higher education institutes have made it to the top 200.

05 Dec 2018


#IIScBlast: Explosion inside lab kills 1 scientist, injures 3

A powerful explosion today rocked an aerospace laboratory at the Indian Institute of Science in Bengaluru, killing a scientist and grievously injuring three others.

27 Sep 2018


Record 49 Indian universities among the world's best; IISc tops

According to the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2019, published Wednesday, India saw a record 49 universities being chosen among the world's best.

11 Jul 2018

Mukesh Ambani

Govt is in Ambani's pocket: Kejriwal on Jio Institute row

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today slammed the government over the selection of Jio Institute for the "Institution of Eminence" status, saying the government "is in Ambani's pocket".

05 Jun 2018


IISc team develops LifeBox for storing harvested-organs for longer times

In a revolutionary medical development, a team of Bengaluru's Indian Institute of Science (IISc) has developed an innovative, state-of-the-art organ preservation box.

31 May 2018


IISc-Bengaluru India's only institution among top-100 in THE Reputation Rankings

Regaining its lost position after a lull of seven years, the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, has made it to the top-100 in the Times Higher Education (THE) World Reputation Rankings 2018.

11 May 2018

IIT Roorkee

IIT-Roorkee ranked 4th in Times Emerging Economies University Rankings 2018

Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, has been ranked 4th among the IITs in the 2018 Times Higher Education (THE) Emerging Economies Universities Rankings, one of the world's most influential university rankings.

03 Apr 2018

Delhi University

IISc best university, Miranda best college: Top institutes in 8-categories

The Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, and Miranda House of Delhi University have emerged as the best university and college respectively in government rankings this year.

17 Feb 2018


IITs, IIMs fail food safety test. Should you be worried?

The campus kitchens of 10 out of India's 12 premier educational institutes don't adhere to food safety rules. They failed a third-party audit conducted by Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI).

05 Sep 2017


Meet this extraordinary Bengaluru teacher who crowdfunded students' robot-building dream

This Teacher's Day, meet P Sridhar, an extraordinary robotics teacher at Bengaluru's Seva Bharti Government Higher Primary School.

31 Aug 2017


Bengaluru: Over concretization led to floods, says IISc study

After heavy rains flooded most parts of Bengaluru, an Indian Institute of Science (IISc) study said "unchecked concretization" coupled with the acute loss of vegetation and wetland is the reason behind the frequent flooding.

12 Jul 2017


Bengaluru: Police detain 200 children on suspicion of trafficking

Central crime branch along with railway police detained more than 200 children aged between 13-15 years at Bengaluru railway station.

23 Mar 2017

Sasikala Natarajan

Hate mails for VK Sasikala in jail

Convicted AIADMK leader Sasikala has reportedly received numerous letters from the people in TN accusing her for the death of Jayalalithaa.

21 Mar 2017


Karnataka witnessed non-PAN transactions worth Rs. 2,710 crore post demonetization

Post demonetization, numerous jewellers, petrol bunk owners, real-estate developers and contractors from Karnataka deposited more than Rs. 2.5lakh in their bank accounts till 30th December, 2016.

07 Nov 2016


IISC Bengaluru develops 'salt' to combat microbial infections

A team from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bengaluru has designed a solid in the form of a salt - a combination of two known drugs - to combat microbial infections.

18 Oct 2016


Govt proposes ranking states on education

The Central Government is planning to introduce an education index that will be used to rank states.