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5th International Conference on Computational Methods for Thermal Problems, ThermaComp 2018, J. N. Tata Auditorium, IISc Bangalore, INDIA, July 9-11, 2018

SUGGESTED HOTELS

There are many hotels located within a few kilometers of IISc Bangalore which offer accommodation for different budget levels. The following is a list of some suggested hotels. Participants may directly book their accommodation using these or any other convenient links. 

  1. High-End:
    1. Sheraton Grand (http://www.sheratongrandbangalore.com/)
    2. Le Meridien (http://www.starwoodhotels.com/lemeridien/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=1833&SWAQ=958C)
    3. Radisson Blu Atria (https://www.radissonblu.com/en/hotel-bengaluru)
    4. The LaLiT Ashok (https://www.thelalit.com/the-lalit-bangalore/)
    5. Taj Yeshwantpur (https://taj.tajhotels.com/en-in/taj-yeshwantpur-bengaluru/)
  2. Medium:
    1. Krishinton Suites (http://www.krishinton.com/)
    2. Comfort INN (Insys) (http://www.comfortinn-insys.com/)
    3. The Green Path (https://thegreenpath.in/)
    4. The Chevron Orchards (http://www.thechevronhotels.com/orchards-bangalore/)
    5. Caramel Hotels (http://www.caramelhotels.in/)
  3. Budget:
    1. Hotel Swathi (http://www.swathihotels.com/bangalore/)
    2. RMV Savera (http://rmvsaverahotels.com/)
    3. Mayura Paradise Inn (Phone No: +91-80-41279589)
    4. Hotel Varcity Sapphire (https://www.oyorooms.com/16134-budget-oyo-10379-hotel-varcity-sapphire-bangalore)
    5. Sree Nandanam Residency (http://business.google.com/website/sree-nandanam-residency/)
  4. Student accommodation: A limited number of accommodation for students in IISc campus is being arranged on a first-come first-served basis. Please send your requests by email to thermacomp2018@gmail.com by 30th April, 2018 and mention ‘Student Accommodation’ in the subject line of your email.
     

 

 

TRAVEL INFO

 

Bengaluru is connected by air, rail and road to all the major cities of the country. Also, one can fly direct to Bengaluru from several international airports.

 

IISc is about 35 km from the Bengaluru International Airport named Kempegowda International Airport (BLR). One could hireeither an Airport Taxi near the terminal exit or book an Uber/Ola cab. Cabs will typically charge around ₹700-1200 (depending on time, availability and type of cab). A bus service operated by Bengaluru Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC) runs from the airport to various areas in Bengaluru city. Service ‘KIA – 10’ will drop you to a bus stop near IISc. The institute is known as ‘Tata Institute’ to the locals and the bus stop to get down at while coming to IISc from the airport is thus called as ‘Tata Institute Bus Stop’. Cost for the bus service is around ₹250. Additional information on the airport can be found at its official website: http://www.bengaluruairport.com/and more information regarding BMTC and route timings for KIA-10 can be found on its official website: https://www.mybmtc.com/en/

 

The City Railway Station (SBC) is about 7 km from the IISc campus. One can exit the train station from platform number 1 and board a prepaid taxi/autorickshaw/Uber/Ola (costs around ₹150). Majestic bus station (7 kms from IISc) is the central bus stand in Bengaluru and is just opposite the city railway station. If one happens to reach Majestic bus station by an outstation bus, a local bus going towards ‘Malleswaram’ or ‘Yeshwanthpur’ can also beboarded and the alighting bus stop can be ‘Tata Institute Bus Stop’.

 

The Yeshwantpur railway station is another major railway station in Bengaluru and is located less than 2 km from the IISc campus. One can take a ‘pre-paid’ auto from the counter located outside the exit gate. Booking an Uber/Ola is amore convenient option.

 

 

IMPORTANT LOCATIONS WITHIN IISC

 

Once you reach IISc, the relevant important places within IISc (Guest houses, Conference Venue, Restaurants, Health Center, ATM’s/Banks) can be conveniently located using the following customized map link:

https://drive.google.com/open?id=181nCtb2OxQFXnIEIt-dCkvJ7uV7GlWQI&usp=sharing

 

 

VISA APPLICATION

 

Authors who need to apply for a visa and therefore need an invitation letter, request it by e-mail to: thermacomp2018@gmail.com

Then you will shortly receive an invitation letter addressed to the visa applicant by e-mail.


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