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  1. 1. • Don’t forget to bring… Indian Institute of Science – Passport size and stamp size photographs. Bangalore: Joining Day Tips • Take as many as you can as you need them for a new cell phone connection or your Mess ID Card. Comments? antzfx(at)gmail(dot)com | Ver.1.0 | July 2009 | http://fullfx.antzfx.com – All relevant documents like mark lists, certificates and relieving letter• DISCLAIMER (If applicable). – All the information given here are based on the author’s experience on – Offer letter for admission, proof of Fees paid… 2008 joining day at Indian Institute of • Photostat copies of all the above documents Science, Bangalore. – If you have the tickets of travel (to and fro) of the day on which you – Treat this as pointers to what can be attended the admission test and interview, bring them. expected this year. – Inaccuracies or errors may be present • You may get the money back. in this document. – If you have an existing Bank Account in SBI or Canara Bank, bring – IISc may change the proceedings or the account details. rules at anytime making these ‘tips’ – If you have PAN Card, bring it and its Photostat copy. It is required to irrelevant. start a new Bank Account, if you wish so. This material is free to distribute without changing the content.Page 1 of 6
  2. 2. • Reaching IISc Campus (Remember, IISc = TATA Institute) – Indian Institute of Science is locally known as TATA Institute. IISc Joining Day Tips • Auto rickshaw drivers and bus conductors may not know IISc, but they know TATA Institute. Comments? antzfx(at)gmail(dot)com | Ver.1.0 | July 2009 | http://fullfx.antzfx.com – From Bengaluru International Airport• DISCLAIMER – All the information given here are • City Taxis are available at the airport who charge on the taxi based on the author’s experience on meter. 2008 joining day at Indian Institute of • Distance to the campus is roughly 30km and you may have to Science, Bangalore. pay around Rs.500. – Treat this as pointers to what can be – From Majestic (Kembagowda Bus Station or SBC – Bangalore expected this year. Railway Station) – Inaccuracies or errors may be present in this document. • Distance to the campus is roughly 8km and you may have to – IISc may change the proceedings or pay around Rs.10 for BMTC buses, Rs.60 for Auto rickshaw. rules at anytime making these ‘tips’ • Take the buses to Yeshwantpura. IISc gate comes after irrelevant. Malleshwaram 18th Cross. There is a bus stop. – From any other points, board buses that go to Yeshwantpura. Take ticket to ‘IISc or TATA Institute.’ – Students’ Council of IISc may arrange for transport from Railway Stations and Bus Stations. Contact phone number is: • +91-80-22932653 – Visit the following link for other contact details of Students’ Council (2009): • http://www.iisc.ernet.in/scouncil/index.php/team-2009-10 This material is free to distribute without changing the content.Page 2 of 6
  3. 3. • Hostel Accommodation and Mess – The first thing to do after arriving at the campus is to get your hostel IISc Joining Day Tips room. – Go to the Hostel Office. • Help is available, ask anyone for directions. Once you get Comments? antzfx(at)gmail(dot)com | Ver.1.0 | July 2009 | http://fullfx.antzfx.com• DISCLAIMER there, show the proof of hostel fees paid. – All the information given here are – You will be assigned a room randomly. based on the author’s experience on • There is an option for room change after three months. 2008 joining day at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. – The Room Allotment letter will be issued. – Treat this as pointers to what can be • This is considered as your proof of residence. expected this year. • Photostat copies of this document is needed to take a mobile – Inaccuracies or errors may be present phone connection or new SBI/Canara Bank accounts. in this document. – You will also get Mess ID Card. – IISc may change the proceedings or • There are three types and you can get admission to any one rules at anytime making these ‘tips’ of them. irrelevant. – ‘A’ Mess: Pure Vegetarian Mess – ‘B’ Mess: North Indian Vegetarian and Non Vegetarian Mess – ‘C’ Mess: South Indian Vegetarian and Non Vegetarian Mess • Food is available at: – ‘Nesara’ restaurant that opens by 7:00AM in the morning. – ‘Kabani’ Canteen also opens by that time. • Both of them are near to the Hostel Office. – A Tea Kiosk known as ‘Tea Board’ opens by 9:00AM. This material is free to distribute without changing the content.Page 3 of 6
  4. 4. • On Joining Day – The formalities like mark list verification, issuing temporary ID Card, IISc Joining Day Tips issuing SR Number… happen on this day at Faculty Hall in the IISc Main Building. – Have an early breakfast, come early to the hall and appear in your Comments? antzfx(at)gmail(dot)com | Ver.1.0 | July 2009 | http://fullfx.antzfx.com• DISCLAIMER best dress and makeup. – All the information given here are • Because, your photograph for the IISc ID Card will be taken based on the author’s experience on there. 2008 joining day at Indian Institute of – Imagine my situation when I arrived at the place out of Science, Bangalore. breath with unkempt hair and unshaven face! – Treat this as pointers to what can be – Most probably, you will see a queue. expected this year. • Token numbers are issued according to your position in the – Inaccuracies or errors may be present queue. in this document. • Admission procedures are completed according to this token – IISc may change the proceedings or number. rules at anytime making these ‘tips’ irrelevant. • Moral: come early. – You may have to write your name and address a million times in many documents. – You may have to stick your photo in many documents. • Glue is usually provided. – The procedure ends with the issue of temporary ID Card that has a unique SR Number. • You will need this SR number virtually for everything as it is your identification number. • Learn it by heart and write it somewhere for easy reference. This material is free to distribute without changing the content.Page 4 of 6
  5. 5. • Bank Account for Scholarship – You need to have a bank account for getting scholarship from IISc. IISc Joining Day Tips – The bank account should be in SBI or Canara Bank • Accounts in other banks are not encouraged, for some strange Comments? antzfx(at)gmail(dot)com | Ver.1.0 | July 2009 | http://fullfx.antzfx.com reason.• DISCLAIMER – All the information given here are • Inside the campus, SBI and Canara Bank branches are there. based on the author’s experience on Getting an account is easy. 2008 joining day at Indian Institute of • You can use your existing SBI or Canara Bank accounts or Science, Bangalore. you can transfer the accounts to IISc Campus Branch. – Treat this as pointers to what can be – If you are taking a new Account at SBI Branch in IISc expected this year. – Inaccuracies or errors may be present • You will be issued ATM Cum Debit card. in this document. • Online Banking will be enabled. – IISc may change the proceedings or • Special request need to be separately given for allowing IISc rules at anytime making these ‘tips’ to automatically deduct Mess Bill from your SBI Account. This irrelevant. is known as ‘Regularize’ the account. • Special request is needed to register and link your mobile number with the bank account. Third party account transfer needs this linking of mobile number. – I don’t have first hand experience with Canara Bank of IISc. This material is free to distribute without changing the content.Page 5 of 6
  6. 6. • Mobile Network and New Connections – IISc campus has a BSNL Customer Care Centre where new pre-paid IISc Joining Day Tips connections can be purchased. • Student plans are available. Comments? antzfx(at)gmail(dot)com | Ver.1.0 | July 2009 | http://fullfx.antzfx.com • Post paid connections were not available last year (2008).• DISCLAIMER – All the information given here are – Students’ Council of IISc allows a vendor to sell SIM cards of private based on the author’s experience on operators in the campus. 2008 joining day at Indian Institute of • In 2008, Airtel had the best coverage in the campus than other Science, Bangalore. operators. – Treat this as pointers to what can be • Other Facilities expected this year. – Inaccuracies or errors may be present – Students’ Council of IISc allows vendors to sell beds and pillows in in this document. the campus. – IISc may change the proceedings or – Items like bucket, soap, shampoo, clothes hangers… are available in rules at anytime making these ‘tips’ a stationary store near Hostel Office. irrelevant. – Tailor shop, Barber shop, Medical shop… are also there. • Moral of the whole story: – Travel light. Bring only the necessary items. You are in Bangalore, everything can be purchased from here. All the very best! This material is free to distribute without changing the content.Page 6 of 6

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