Student Support

Kotak Scholarship

The Kotak Scholarship is awarded to the woman student with the highest JEE Advanced Rank joining the undergraduate BTech (Mathematics and Computing) programme at IISc. This scholarship covers the tuition fees and other fees for the entire programme.

Shivey Ravi Guttal was selected for the award for the year 2023-24. She received the award certificate from Milind Nagnur, Chief Technology Officer, Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited (KMBL), on 23 August 2023.

Sasmita Harini S was selected for the award for the year 2022-23. She received the award from Prakash Apte, Chairman (Non-Executive), KMBL, on 18 January 2023.

Research Support for IISc PhD students

The Research Support for IISc PhD students includes a 100% top up fellowship from KIAC.

In the first round, Aditya Subramanian (PhD Engineering, Department of Computer Science and Automation, IISc) was selected.

This support is effective from 1 September 2022 to 31 July 2023 along with regular fellowship subject to the schemes norms in force.

Empower Programme

The Empower programme was envisioned by KIAC to ’empower’ students from the categories Women, Economically Weaker Section, Other Backward Class, Scheduled Caste, and Scheduled Tribe. The financial support is Rs 3,00,000, which can be used for research activities of the student in the broad field of artificial intelligence.

In the first round, the following students were selected.

Ghanshyam Chandra CDS 
Sumedh Amrutrao Awathare EE 
Apoorva Dinesh Singh CDS 
Thivin Anandh CDS 
Ananya Sharma EE 
Atasi Panda CSA 
Ketan Sanjay Chaudhari ESE 
Apurva Dahake ESE 
Gajbhiye Gargi Jayant CDS 
Bharati Khanijo CDS 
Ajay Kumar Sandula RBCCPS