Faculty Corner

Current Faculty - Faculty Club

The Faculty Club of the Indian Institute of Science is located in a pleasant bungalow set in spacious grounds within the campus. It was started in 1929 as the Staff Club, later redesignated as the Faculty Club. Membership is constituted by the Faculty and Officers. The club is open from 7am to 9 pm on weekdays and from 11am to 7 pm on Sundays and holidays. The day to day affairs are administered by a Managing Committee whose term runs for two years.

Managing Committee Members for 2005-2007

  • President: Dr. N.C. Shivaprakash.
  • General Secretary: Dr. L. Sharada
  • Treasurer: Mr. P. Manivannan
  • Mess Secretary: Mr. V. Satyanarayana
  • Fine Arts Secretary: Prof. Mahadevan
  • Library Secretary: Prof. S. Ramkumar
  • Outdoor Games Secretary: Prof. Raghavan Varadarajan
  • Indoor Games Secretary: Mr. S. Ramgopal
  • Ladies' Secretary: Prof. Renee Borges

Other Members

  • Prof. B.N. Raghunandan
  • Dr. S.S. Indi
  • Prof. V. Nagaraja
  • Dr. N.Y. Vasanthacharya

Facilities Available

The reading room with newspapers and magazines is open during the entire working hours.

The lending library has a small collection of fiction, non- fiction, and children's books as well as CD's and non-current issues of magazine s. Members can borrow two books and two magazines at a time. There is a good television and audio system.

There are two billiards and two table-tennis tables in a se parate building. These facilities are available from 12 noon to 2 p m and from 5pm onwards. Other indoor sports available are carroms and chess. The Bridge group meets on Wednesday evenings.

There is a Tennis Court for the use of the Faculty Club me mbers adjoining the Guest House. Play equipment for small children are available within the p remises of the Club. The Indoor Gymnasium has basic equipment for cardiovascular exercise and muscle toning.

The Snack Parlour serves a healthy hot lunch to members on working days between 12.45 pm and 2 pm. Tea and coffee with biscuits are available from 10 am to 6 pm with a gap between 2 and 3 pm. Evening ti ffin is between 4 pm and 6 pm. Different snacks are served on diffe rent days of the week.

The Club hosts music concerts regularly for the community. There is a monthly screening of children's movies at the club premises. Lectures of topics of general interest are also held periodically. The Club meets at aro und the New Year for the Annual Lunch which is the time for the entire community to get together and celebrate.

Watch this space for updates about our ongoing activities.