Giving to IISc


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Your alma mater needs your support!

IISc students and faculty members constantly strive to push the frontiers of scientific knowledge and develop cutting-edge solutions to society’s most critical challenges. Their accomplishments have helped IISc consistently maintain its reputation as India's finest research institution. Help us support their efforts and fulfill our ambition of becoming a globally-reputed destination for science education and research.

Your generous gifts will enable us to provide travel fellowships, start-up grants, state-of-the-art labs, amenities for visitors, training programmes and many more! Every contribution makes a great difference to the quality of student and faculty life and the research that they do. 


Online Contributions:

Please visit our Contributions page to explore areas that can benefit most from your support and to contribute online. 

Please note that there are transaction charges associated with using the online payment gateway. The payment gateway is recommended for contributions under Rs. 50,000. For contributions greater than Rs. 50,000, please get in touch with us directly. 

Contribution through Cheques/DD:

We welcome contributions through cheque/DD. Please send your cheque/DD along with a cover letter specifying the project and your contact details to the following addresses: 

Alumni/donors in India: 

The Office of Development and Alumni Affairs, 
C/O Chairman, Division of Interdisciplinary Research, 
Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore - 560012 
Phone: +91-80-2293 3590/3591
Email: alumniaffairs [at]

Cheque/DD may be made payable to “The Registrar, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.” All contributions to IISc are eligible for tax exemption under Section 35(1)(ii) of the Income Tax Act, 1961.

Alumni/donors in North America:

IISc Alumni Association of North America, 
897 Independence Ave, 4 C, Mountain View, CA 94043
Phone: +1 (650) 965-2500
Email: info [at]

Cheque/DD may be made payable to “Indian Institute of Science Alumni Association North America”. Please indicate that the contribution is towards Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and mention the project/fund title. 

IISc AANA is a 501(c)(3) registered organization and contributions are eligible for tax exemption under the Internal Revenue Code, USA. 

Tax information: 

Contributions made towards scientific research to the Indian Institute of Science are exempted under Section 35(1)(ii) of the Income Tax Act, 1961. 

IISc is also exempted from the provision of the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act 1976 as per Govt. of India, Ministry of Home Affairs letter No.II/21022/14(3)94-FCRA.I Dated 23rd December 1994.