Sony India Software CentreWomen M.Tech. Fellowships

About Sony India Software Centre:

Sony India Software Centre (SISC) was setup as a subsidiary of Sony India in the year 1997. In 2012, this organization was established as a separate legal entity as Sony India Software Centre Private Limited (SISCPL). SISC is a high-quality service delivery center in the areas of embedded software development, enterprise applications development and support, information security services. Since inception, this organization has evolved into a very mature Global Capability Centre providing end-to-end technology solutions and high value services for global business organizations of Sony. For more information, visit:

About the Fellowship:

Sony Women M.Tech. Fellowship has been instituted at IISc to encourage highly talented women students to pursue careers in deep technology sector in order to address the gender inequality in science and technology.

The Fellowships are given to five of the incoming M.Tech. students of various programs of the EECS division and the Department of Computational and Data Sciences (CDS).

Entitlements of the Fellowship:

  • Enhanced fellowship of Rs. 25,000 per month for 24 months.
  • Travel cum contingency amount of Rs. 1,10,000 for international/national travel and other expenses to support research including buying a laptop.

Eligibility & Selection:

Starting August 2021, women students in the following M.Tech. course programs of EECS division, CDS, and RBCCPS are considered:
1). Robotics and Autonomous Systems (RAS)
2). Artificial Intelligence (AI)
3). Computational and Data Science (CP)
4). Computer Science &  Engineering (CS)
5). Electronics and Communication Engineering (ELC)

The 2021 awardees are:

Name of the Awardee           M.Tech. Program
Ms. Pendela Harshitha   Computer Science &  Engineering
Ms. Shrabana Biswas   Computer Science &  Engineering
Ms. Anagha V   Electronics and Communication Engineering
Ms. Vidushi Dwivedi   Computational and Data Science
Ms.  Liyana Sahir   Artificial Intelligence
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