28 Feb 2016

IISER Admissions 2016 Eligibility, Scholarship, Dates, Application & Fee

IISER Admissions to BS-MS Dual Degree Programme 2016 

IISERS Introduction 

To promote high quality scientific education, research and training, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India, has set up seven Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISERs) at Berhampur, Bhopal, Kolkata, Mohali, Pune, Thiruvananthapuram and Tirupati. 

5 Year BS-MS Dual Degree Programme

It is a five year dual degree program for bright and motivated science students who have passed class XII. 
The program integrates classroom learning with research and provides ample scope for multidisciplinary interactions. 
The first two years of the program consist of core courses in basic sciences, the third and fourth years are dedicated to specialization in chosen science subjects and the fifth year includes a research project. The training during the program enables students to pursue a career in academia, R&D institutes and science based industries.

IISERS Eligibility Criteria-

Candidates passing class 12th board examination in 2015 or in 2016 in science stream along with any of the following criteria are eligible-
(i) Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY)-
Valid KVPY fellowship commencing from 2016-17 academic session. Additional cut off criteria may be applicable. 
(ii) IIT-JEE Advance 2016-
Students securing at least 60% marks in class 12th and securing a place in JEE Advance 2016 rank list for admission to IITs. Additional cut off criteria may be applicable.
(iii) State and Central Boards (SCB)-
Student with marks equal or above the cut off percentage in class 12th board examination, as notified in www.iiseradmission.in.
Note- Student applying through SCB channel will have to appear and qualify the IISER Aptitude Test which will be conducted at various centres across the country. 


IISERs follow Government of India rules of reservations for set allocation in Central Educational Institutions. 

IISERS Scholarship-

All BS-MS students are eligible for KVPY or INSPIRE scholarship of Rs.5000/- p.m. as per DST norms subject to continued good academic performance.

IISERS Application process- 

Application for the admission are to be submitted online only at www.iiseradmission.in 

IISERS Application Date-

The application portal will open in the fourth week of May. 2016 

IISERS Application Fee- 

There is a non-refundable application fee of Rs.1500/- for general and OBC category and Rs. 750 for SC/ST category.

For more information visit the official website www.iiseradmission.in. 
Other Contacts
Email- ask-jac@iiserkol.ac.in. 
Phone- +91 3366340077 0.00 a.m. to 01.00 p.m.)

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