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If you are applying for post-doctoral position in IISc

Thank you for your interest in pursuing a post-doctoral fellowship at the Indian Institute of Science. There are no deadlines for applying for such fellowships. A step-by-step application procedure is given below.

If you are interested in a Centenary post-doctoral fellowship, click here.

If you are interested in a regular post-doctoral position, you can directly contact the Chairman of the concerned Department and/or send an e-mail to:

Financial Requirements
All selected applicants are provided financial assistance.

Application Status
Send an e-mail to:

If you have already been appointed as a post-doctoral fellow at IISc

Congratulations on being appointed as a post-doctoral fellow at the Indian Institute of Science. Please follow the links below for important information.


    Pre-arrival checklist
    » click here

Visa Information
You need to apply for an employment visa since you will be paid a Fellowship. Apply for your visa at the Indian Embassy/Consulate nearest to you with the appointment letter and other necessary documents.

You will be provided suitable accommodation on campus.

Health Insurance
Only minor illnesses can be treated at the Institute Health Centre. Therefore it is prudent to carry an appropriate health insurance that covers the entire duration of your stay at IISc.

Complete on-line information form
» click here

How to get to IISc: Please follow this link


    Welcome guide
    Contains useful information (will be available soon).

    Registration with Police
    All foreigners arriving at the Institute who are likely to stay for more than 180 days in India have to report to Police (Commissioner of Police, Bangalore City, Bangalore) within 14 days from the date of arrival in India (not the date of arrival in Bangalore). You need to bring 6 passport size photos and your passport to IRC Office as soon as you arrive at IISc.
    » Click here for further details.

    Identity Card
    With enhanced security measures in place, it is essential that you get an Institute identity card upon arrival. You need to bring 2 passport size photos to the IRC Office so that a letter to the Security Officer (requesting for ID card) can be given to you. With this letter, you can meet the Security Officer and obtain the ID card.

    Gymkhana Facilities
    Access to the gym, swimming pool etc will be provided once you pay the appropriate fees and deposits
    » click here for details.

    Bank Accounts
    It is advisable to open a Savings Bank account with one of the local Banks. Two banks have branches within campus: State Bank of India and Canara Bank.





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