Office of Development and Alumni Affairs (ODAA)

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. 

The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) is India’s premier destination for advanced science and technology research, renowned for its academic freedom, excellence in education, and innovative interdisciplinary initiatives.

Since its inception in 1909, IISc has hosted and produced hundreds of pioneers who have driven the growth of science and technology in the country and abroad. Today, IISc’s students and faculty members continue to push the frontiers of scientific knowledge and strive to develop cutting-edge solutions to society’s most critical challenges.

We invite you to support their efforts and help us fulfill our ambition of becoming a globally-reputed destination for science education and research.



The Office of Development and Alumni Affairs is the single point of contact for alumni, corporates and philanthropists seeking to support various initiatives at the institute.

Your contributions will help us provide travel grants for students, start-up grants for faculty members, state-of-the-art labs, amenities for visitors, training programmes for the community and many more.

By supporting our initiatives, you can make a great difference to the quality of student and faculty life and the research that they do. By championing critical education and research initiatives, you can become a partner in the Institute’s advancement as it strives to excel further in the global arena.

We look forward to helping you realize your philanthropic goals and explore various opportunities to connect with the Institute.