To promote high-quality science 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.
BS-MS Degree Programme
It is a five year degree program for bright and motivated science students who have passed (10+2) level. 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. For candidates seeking admission to BS-MS dual degree in Engineering Sciences stream of IISER Bhopal, Mathematics at 10+2 level is mandatory.
From this year onward a four year BS programme in Economic Sciences is also being introduced in IISER Bhopal for students having mathematics at 10+2 level.
Admission to BS-MS Degree Programme 2018
Application portal for admission to all IISERs for the academic year 2018 will open in May 2018. See the Important Dates section for more information.
KVPY scholars admitted to IISERs would draw fellowship as per KVPY norms. In addition, a limited number of INSPIRE scholarships will be available for candidates admitted through JEE Advanced and SCB channel as applicable as per the norms prescribed by DST INSPIRE scheme. This supersedes all earlier announcements regarding scholarship.
Highly competent and motivated faculty in various disciplines with a passion for science
Integrated undergraduate teaching with cutting edge research across disciplines
Upcoming eco-friendly green campuses with appropriate infrastructure
Library with online resources, books, and research journals
State of the art teaching and research facilities
Sports and recreational facilities
Hostel facility for all students
IISER admission process for 2018 is yet to start. Visit this site for updated information.