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 Evolutionary Studies Combined with Species Distribution Models are Useful to Understand COVID-19 Spread and Aid Vaccine Design 

2 Feb 2021:
Re-entry form for Students
All students need to submit the re-entry form by logging into the hostel portal using their SR Number and password. If you do not have the credentials or unable to log into the portal you may use the above form. The completed form may be sent to Mr. Jayaraj, AR(Security and Hostels) and

Guidelines for International Travellers – 5 Nov 2020


Anyone exposed to a COVID patient, from 2 days before, to 14 days after the COVID patient’s onset of illness. If COVID patients are
asymptomatic, an exposure period from 2 days before the patient provided the sample for testing, to 14 days after.
Possible causes of significant exposure are given below:
• Face-to-face contact within 1 metre and for >15 mins.
• Direct physical contact.
• Providing direct care for a COVID-19 patient in the home without proper PPE.
• Anyone living in the household.
• Sharing a room, meal, or other space with a confirmed patient
• Anyone sitting within two rows of a COVID-19 patient for >15 minutes and any staff (e.g. train or airline crew) in direct contact with the

SOP for Families of COVID Patients residing on campus – 5 Oct 2020

SOP for the Department to handle COVID Patients in the Department – 5 Oct 2020


Home Isolation Guidelines for COVID Patients and their families

Solid Waste Management generated by COVID patients

22 Sep 2020: The Scenario Planning Committee has decided 

  1. to invite the PhD students of 2018 batch and Integrated PhD students of 2016 and 2017 batches along with the batch invited during 5-10 October 2020 (they must submit the re-entry form by 28th September).
  2. to invite PhD students of 2019 batch, Integrated PhD students of 2018 batch and MTech students of 2019 batch during 19-24 October 2020 (they must submit the re-entry form by 5th October 2020).
  3. to invite 4th and 5th year UG students (2017 and 2016 batches respectively) and students from earlier batches who are yet to complete the program during 26-31 October 2020 (they must complete the re-entry form by 12th October).

Please fill up the re-entry form available on the hostel portal.

SOP issued by GoI – 8 Sep 2020

Revised Schedule and Guidelines for Re-entry of Research Students – 28 Aug 2020

SOP for Gymkhana re-opening – 17 Aug 2020

MHA Guidelines on Unlock 3.0 – 29 July 2020

IISc Health centre Advisory on COVID – 17 July 2020

GoK Guidelines on Bengaluru Lockdown 8 pm on 14 July to 5 am 22 July 2020

BBMP Primary Health Centres List – 12 July 2020

SOP for handling a suspect Case of COVID in the hostel. – 4 July 2020

Re-Entry of research students belonging to Batches 2 and 3 scheduled from 29 June 2020 is put on hold. Revised schedule will be informed later.

Re-ENTRY Schedule suspended until further orders


IISc Wellness Centre announces an interactive session “Quarantine Connection” By Shridhar, Psychologist, IISc Wellness Centre.

Date and time of online session25th June, Thursday, 6 PM. Please register and send your questions/queries by filling up the form by Thursday, 12:00 noon.