# Going to IISc

Hello all the members of Brilliant Community.

I've posted this to know how many of you are opting for IISc this year.

Note by Prakhar Gupta
5 years, 7 months ago

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A suggestions for students who are confused between the choice of IITs and IISc:

IITs are known much for its engineering courses in India. If you like employing tools of science to tackle real life problems such as building skyscrapers to designing circuits. Then you should opt for the IITs without doubt. But if you want to dig deeper into a particular subject on the other hand, then you must go for a BS into that subject from IISc. BS in IISc is of 4 years duration unlike the normal BSc.

All the best!

- 5 years, 7 months ago

I think now I will be able to take BS course in IISc more confidently.

- 5 years, 7 months ago

STRICTLY FOR BRILLIANT COMMUNITY: I did B.Tech.(Hons.) in E & ECE at IIT / Kharagpur in late 60's and then M.E. in ECE at IISc / Bangalore in early 70's. Both are great places to be in. I think if someone has to choose between the two, then it is tough. I can be contacted for any help / questions on my mobile +91-98 10 603089 ( Gurgaon, India)

- 5 years, 7 months ago

@Ronak Agarwal @Raghav Vaidyanathan @Shishir G. @Arpan Banerjee are you people going to IISc.

- 5 years, 7 months ago

- 5 years, 7 months ago

What help do you need?

- 5 years, 7 months ago

I want to know, who all are going there. I'm getting admission in IISc. But I'm confused whether to go to IISc or IIT. I'll get approximate rank upto $(250)$.

I really want to go to IISc but my teachers, friends and even family want me to go to IIT.

So If I know that many people are going to IISc to I think I'll be able to convince them that my decision is correct.

- 5 years, 7 months ago

Really Good rank. Though i am quite inexperienced in this domain but i would like to make a suggestion that choose what you want to do. Of course iit is today like a very popular brand and most people who suggest it to you dont actually know what it means. Even if i get a chance i would have preffered iisc as i am very interested in theoretical physics ( I hope so i would get a chance next year) but its your own decision and choose what you want to become.

- 5 years, 7 months ago

So, are you in class XI?

By the way, thanks for your suggestion.

Due to excessive pressure of my surrounding, my mind was too baffled. After reading you I'm now quite happy and confident with my decision.

- 5 years, 7 months ago

Currently in class XII. You would be glad to know that several other brilliantians were talking about going to iisc. I dont remember their names but you would know them when reply to your note. Best of luck for your future.

- 5 years, 7 months ago

Thanks.

And best of luck for you too.

May you get even better rank than mine.

- 5 years, 7 months ago

How much did u get in IIT??

- 5 years, 7 months ago

I got 233 rank in JEE(Advance).

- 5 years, 7 months ago

Congrats. I guess you wouldn't want to go to iisc.

- 5 years, 7 months ago

Congrats and according to me if u r passionate abt science then u should opt for IISc or else u can get any IIT because of such a good rank.U should opt for IISc if research matters to u more than building....

P.S Its just a suggestion and I'm not experienced I just wrote what I think abt IISc..

- 5 years, 7 months ago

I am attending the counseling of IISC.

Also filling choices in JOSAA for IIT

- 5 years, 6 months ago

You've got such a good rank that you can get any course in IIT. So what would you prefer ?

Have you attended the counseling of IISc for KVPY on 21st May?

- 5 years, 6 months ago

Have you attended the counseling on 21st May.

- 5 years, 6 months ago

Yes, I had attended that .

- 5 years, 6 months ago

Is the program good enough, @Prakhar Gupta

- 5 years, 6 months ago

Yes, the program is good. There they told us that about 40% of students stayed there for 5th year because they think that they can get a paper published by working on their project.

Most of the rest went to do PhD in foreign countries. About 4 students went for MBA and 2 students went for jobs.

It seems that job prospects is not very good but it has excellent opportunities in academic career.

Besides teachers and students in IISc are very wonderful.

Yeah I think if research is what is most important for you then you should not leave the opportunity to study in IISc.

- 5 years, 6 months ago

Research is important for me, but I don't want a life where I have to struggle for money.

- 5 years, 6 months ago

I am also attending the counseling session at IISc on Jul-1. Will be filling in choices for IIT too. But waiting till counseling to make my final decision. I think we should take what we like.

- 5 years, 6 months ago

Same thing I thought.

- 5 years, 6 months ago

@Raghav Vaidyanathan. looking forward to meet you at the IISc counseling.

- 5 years, 6 months ago

I'm looking forward to meeting you too. :) But don't know if we'll be meeting other people though, cutoff for this counselling (JEE MAIN) is 325 marks!

- 5 years, 6 months ago

Hello @Ronak Agarwal and @Raghav Vaidyanathan have you come from counselling in IISc on 1st July. So what is your decision now.

- 5 years, 6 months ago

Dropped the idea of IISc.

- 5 years, 6 months ago

Why?

- 5 years, 6 months ago

A career in research is too harsh.

- 5 years, 6 months ago

Can we get into IISc through KVPY? I am very confused over this matter.

- 4 years, 3 months ago