IISc Bangalore
ODAA - Office of Development and Alumni Affairs, IISc Bangalore


IISc has hosted, nurtured and produced hundreds of eminent scientists and technocrats who have built and headed leading scientific and industrial powerhouses across the country. IISc is truly proud of its illustrious and accomplished alumni who have made exceptional contributions to the advancement of science and technology worldwide.

We invite alumni to contribute to specific needs at IISc in one of 2 ways:

Through IISc's exclusive alumni website:

We have launched a new multi-faceted alumni-networking portal to connect with IISc alumni from around the world and to encourage support for various initiatives at IISc. We encourage you to use this website to explore opportunities to give back to the Institute.

Step 1: Register on IISc's exclusive alumni website at www.alumni.iisc.ernet.in/login. This can be done using your email address, Linkedin or Facebook page.

Step 2: Once you have registered, you will receive an activation email and your identify will be verified by administrators.

Step 3: Once you receive a confirmation email after verification, you can log in to the website at www.alumni.iisc.ernet.in/login

Step 4: Visit the Contributions page to view all the projects listed for fundraising.

Step 5: Select a project of your interest to see the description.

Step 6: Click on "Make a Contribution" at the top of the project page. At this stage, make sure you have your Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking details in hand to ensure quick processing.

Step 7: Select your currency (Rupees or USD) and enter the amount. You can also choose to contribute anonymously (please select the checkbox).

Step 8: Enter the details in the payment gateway page you are redirected to.

  • If you selected Rupees, you will be redirected to PayU payment gateway
  • If you selected USD, you will be redirected to PayPal payment gateway
  • Step 9: Make the contribution.

    Step 10: You will be redirected to the alumni website.

    You should receive an automated email acknowledging payment through the website (please check your spam folder as well). In case you do not receive the acknowledgement or face any issues during the transaction, please contact ODAA office at 080-2293 3590/3591 or write to alumniaffairs@odaa.iisc.ernet.in. We will try to resolve the issue as soon as possible.

    By Cheque/DD:

    Contributions can be made via cheque/DD with a covering letter stating the name and details of the project and funding, and your contact details. Cheque/DD can be drawn in the name of "The Registrar, Indian Institute of Science" and sent to:

    Office of Development and Alumni Affairs

    C/O Prof. G. Rangarajan, Chairman, Division of Interdisciplinary Research, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore - 560012

    Phone: 080-22933590/3591

    Email: alumniaffairs@odaa.iisc.ernet.in

    All contributions will be acknowledged appropriately and the necessary receipts and documents for tax purposes will be sent to the contributors within the deadlines for tax purposes as required. Periodic reports will also be sent to the contributors as required.

    Make a Contribution


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    Mailing address:

    Please fill and send this form with your cheque/DD to the following address:

    Indian Donors:

    The Office of Development and Alumni Affairs, C/O Chairman, Division of Interdisciplinary Research, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore - 560012

    North American Donors:

    IISc Alumni Association of North America, 897 Independence Ave, 4 C, Mountain View, CA - 94043, USA