Centres under the Director

Archives and Publication Cell

The Archives Cell was established on May 17, 2007. Subsequently it was enlarged to include a publications wing and was renamed as the Archives and Publications Cell (APC) on January 31, 2008.

The APC has a two-fold responsibility. The first is to collect, catalogue and preserve all documents, photographs and other articles of relevance to the Institute. The second is to coordinate and facilitate the publication activities of the Institute.

 Centre for Continuing Education

The Centre for Continuing Education (CCE) coordinates activities to promote a variety of programmes relevant to specific target groups, by use of Institute’s facilities through short-term/refresher courses. CCE coordinates various continuing education programmes with the concerned departments and sponsoring agencies, and provides necessary assistance and infrastructure support to faculty members organizing the programmes.

Centre for Scientific and Industrial Consultancy

The Centre for Scientific and Industrial Consultancy (CSIC) is a bridge between academia and industry providing solutions to industry’s problems and ensuring at the same time that the Institute’s work remains relevant to national needs at all times.

Centre for Sponsored Schemes and Projects (CSSP)


J R D Tata Memorial Library

J R D Tata Memorial Library,  popularly known as the Indian Institute of Science Library, is one of the best Science and Technology libraries in India. Started in 1911, as one of  the first three departments in the Institute, it has become a precious  national resource centre in the field of Science and Technology. The library receives annually about 10-12% grant of the total budget of the  institute. About 95% of the library grant are spent towards periodical  subscription, which is unparalleled in this part ofthe globe. With a  collection of nearly 5 lakh volumes of books, periodicals, technical  repo rts and standards, the JRD Tata Memorial Library, located in about  5,000 sq.mts. area, is one amongst the finest in the country. Currently  it receives over 1734 current periodicals. The Library also maintains the IISc’s research publications repository, ePrints@IISc and theses and dissertations repository, etd@IISc.

Office of Development and Alumni Affairs

The Office of Development and Alumni Affairs aims to build a vibrant community of alumni, friends, partners and well-wishers who seek to support the Institute’s mission. We look forward to helping you realize your philanthropic goals and explore various opportunities to connect with the Institute.

Office of Intellectual Property and Technology Licencing (OIPTeL)

Talent Development Centre

Skill Development Centre