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Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, [IISER] Pune

8.1 / 10

Based on 7 Student Reviews

About Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, [IISER] Pune


Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune was established by the Government of India’s Ministry of Human Resource Development to integrate high-quality research with undergraduate teaching.

IISER represents a unique initiative in India where teaching and education are integrated with state-of-the-art research to nurture both curiosity and creativity in an intellectually vibrant atmosphere of research.

The IISER Admission has a decent intake of students every year for the various courses offered in graduate and doctorate degrees. The Institute is spread across more than 98 acres with 80,000 sq mt of residential space and 117,000 sq mt of academic
space. 

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IISER Highlights:

The Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Pune was established by the Ministry of Human Resource Development in the year 2006. The institute is declared as the Institute of National Importance by an Act of Parliament in the year 2012. The other highlights of the institute are been tabled below.

Year of Establishment 2006 
Type of Institution Autonomous 
Accreditation Royal Society of Chemistry 
Recognition NIRF 
Infrastructure Facilities Library, Hostels, Sports Center, Auditorium, Computer Center 
Faculty count 106 
Student Count 1200 
Address Dr. Homi Bhabha Road, Pashan, Pune, India - 411008 
Contact Number +91 (20) 2590 8000
Email ID  admissions@iiserpune.ac.in
Courses Graduate, Doctorate IISER Fees

IISER Courses:

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research has initiated a 5 years Integrated Masters programme and a post-Masters Ph.D. programme in Integrated Sciences. The institute also helps students develop skills in scientific inquiry, problem-solving, communication skills, computational sciences, electronics and instrumentation and workshop practices. All the courses offered by the college are mentioned below.

Discipline Courses Specialization
Science
 
B.S/ M.S Biology
Physics
Chemistry
Mathematics
Earth Sciences
Humanities
I.PhD Biology
Physics
Mathematics
Chemistry
PhD  Biology
Chemistry
 Social Sciences
Humanities
Earth and Climate Sciences
Physics
Mathematics
Interdisciplinary

BS-MS Programme:

The BS-MS is a dual degree programme of 5 years that has 8 semesters including 2 semesters of Masters research Project. The programme consists of all the branches of science including Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology with a few courses from Earth Sciences, Humanities, and courses of a trans-disciplinary or foundational nature.

Integrated Ph.D. Programme (i-Ph.D.):

The students who have completed an undergraduate course can apply for the i-Ph.D course. The integrated Ph.D. course has both the course work and the research projects.  The integrated Ph.D. program is offered in the disciplines biology, chemistry and physics and mathematics. 

IISER Centers of Excellence:

Listed below are the centers of excellence for IISER Pune.

  • DBT Centre of Excellence in Epigenetics
  • National Facility for Gene Function in Health and Disease
  • Centre of Excellence in Science and Mathematics Education
  • Centre for Energy Science established through DST Nano

IISER Collaboration and MoUs:

University of Bath University of Glasgow
Southeast-India Partnerships Network
A consortium of British Varsities led by the University of Surrey Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon
The Centre National De La Recherche Scientifique
Embassy of France in India, Science and Technology Service
Alliance Francaise de Pune  Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam 
Georg-August-Universitat Gottingen Leibniz University Hannover The Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Germany
 IC-IMPACTS Centers of Excellence hosted at The University of British Columbia Ohio State University National University of Singapore
Enovex Technology Limited Bioinformatics Institute University of Melbourne
School of Life Science, SOKENDAI [The Graduate University for Advanced Studies] Nanoarchitectonics Brain Science Institute, RIKEN
CMS Collaboration of CERN Indigo Consortium  -

IISER Partners:

IISER Pune has numerous international and national partner, that are listed below:

International:

  • The Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Germany
  • The Centre National De La Recherche Scientifique, France
  • Southeast-India Partnerships Network, UK Consortium of British Varieties, led by the University of Surrey
  • IC-IMPACTS Centre of Excellence hosted at The University of British Columbia, Canada
  • Embassy of France in India, Science and Technology Service
  • Enovex Technology Limited, Canada
  • Ecole Normale supérieure Networks, France [in Cachan, Lyon, Paris & Rennes]
  • Fermi Research Alliance, LLC, USA
  • Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, France 
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
  • The Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon, France
  • Bioinformatics Institute, Singapore, Singapore
  • Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam
  • National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • New Mexico State University, USA
  • University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK
  • Georg-August-Universitat Gottingen, Germany
  • The University of Parma, Italy
  • Leibniz University Hannover, Germany
  • University of Bath, UK
  • The University of Melbourne, Australia
  • School of Life Science, SOKENDAI [The Graduate University for Advanced Studies], Japan
  • Brain Science Institute, RIKEN, Japan
  • International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba, Japan
  • Hokkaido University, Japan
  • Temple University, USA
  • CMS Experiment, Large Hadron Collider, European Organization for Nuclear Research, Switzerland
  • Leipzig University, Germany
  • Lakshmi Mittal South Asia Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge [under Building Bharat Boston Bioscience [B4] Program], USA
  • A*Star Computational Resource Centre, Institute of High-Performance Computing, Singapore
  • Alliance Francaise de Pune

National

  • National Chemical Laboratory, Pune
  • National Centre for Radio Astrophysics, Pune
  • Bhaskaracharya Pratishthana, Pune
  • Chennai Mathematical Institute
  • INTOX Pvt. Ltd.

IISER Ranking:

Listed below are the rankings for IISER:

  • The Institute was ranked fourth in India by Nature Index.
  • It ranked in the 2nd position in India, 1st in the Asia Pacific, and 137th at the global level for the Institutional Research Output in the Academic sector by Nature Index.

IISER Fees:

IISER B.Sc/M.Sc fees:

IISER B.Sc/ M.Sc fees are mentioned below

  • B.Sc/M.Sc (1st Semester) is INR 43,800
  • B.Sc/M.Sc (3rd Semester) is INR 17,930 
  • B.Sc/M.Sc (5th Semester) is INR 16,932 
  • B.Sc/M.Sc (7th Semester) is INR 16,024 
  • B.Sc/M.Sc (9th Semester) is INR 14,499

Fees structure for the SC/ ST/ PD

  • B.Sc/ M.Sc (1st Semester) is INR 13,500
  • B.Sc/ M.Sc (3rd, 5th, 7th, 9th Semesters) is INR 6,949

IISER Integrated Ph.D. Courses Fees:

  • The fees for the general category is INR 51,400 and for ST/ SC it is INR 21,100 in the first semester.
  • In the second semester, the fees structure of the general category is INR 15,030 and for ST/ SC is INR 4,049.
  • 5th Semester the general category fees structure is 9,905Rs and ST/ SC is INR 4,049.
  • In the 7th Semester, the fees for the general category is 9,373Rs and ST/ SC is INR 4,049.
  • 9th semester the general category fees are INR 8,049 and INR 4,049 for ST/ SC.

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Infrastructure Facilities:

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research in Pune offers various infrastructure facilities including hostel facilities. All the facilities available in IISER is been listed below.

  • Computing Facilities
  • E-Classroom
  • National Facility for Gene Function in Health and Disease
  • Library
  • Career Development Centre
  • Science Media Centre
  • Medical Facilities
  • Guesthouse-cum-Convention centre
  • Sports Facilities
  • Daycare
  • Women's Lounge

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Student Satisfaction Rating 

Based on 7 Student's Reviews 8.1/10  
Overall Rating
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Average
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Top Feature & Summary
This institute is recommended by 6/7 students

Contact Details and Location


Address : Pashan Rd, Pashan, Pune, Maharashtra
Website : http://www.iiserpune.ac.in/

Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure


IISER Eligibility Criteria:

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research offers courses BS-MS, i-Ph.D and Ph. D courses. The eligibility criteria for all the courses are tabled below.

Courses

Eligibility 

BS-MS 
  • The candidate must have passed 10+2, or equivalent. 
i-Ph.D. 
  • The candidate must have completed a Bachelor’s degree/ equivalent degree in Biological Sciences/ Biodiversity/ Chemistry/ Ecology and Environmental Sciences/ Mathematics/ Physics/ Pharmacy/ Medical Sciences/ Engineering with a minimum of 60% marks/ equivalent CGPA [55% masks/ equivalent CGPA for SC/ ST/ PD].
  • The candidate must have a valid score in JGEEBILS.
 PhD
  • The candidate must have completed a Master’s degree in Science, Engineering, Math or a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ Medicine/ relevant stream with a minimum of 60% marks/ 6 CGPA [55% masks/ equivalent CGPA for SC/ ST/ PD].
  • The candidate must also have qualified in national exams like CSIR-JRF/ UGC-JRF/ NET/ GATE/ DBT/ ICMR/ NET-LS/ INSPIRE-PhD. 
 PhD [International]
  • The candidate must have completed a 4-year undergraduate degree or a Master’s degree and must have a nationality other than India.
  • The candidate applying for i-Ph.D must have a 3-year or 4-year undergraduate degree. 

IISER Admissions:

IISER admission will be based on past academic records and scores in qualifying exams. The application is available online on the official website and only the online submitted applications are accepted. The candidates will have an interview based on which they are shortlisted. The candidates will be contacted through emails only during the process. For international students, they must mail to the University along with the cover letter with Department, CV, research statement, the scan of information pages of passport, transcripts and three letters of recommendation.


Hostel Details


IISER Hostel Details:

The college provides hostel facilities for both boys and girls. Hostels also have free Wifi and a constant power supply. The IISER Facilities are state of the art with world-class amenities. The Institue hostels comprise two sets of nine storied buildings in a well-spread area with the perfect viewpoints.

  • They are provided with modern amenities and have 24x7 water, electricity supply, and fire control system.
  • The separate floor is provided for the boys' and girls' for accommodation.
  • The rooms are supplied with a full set of furniture, bed, mattress etc.
  • The common room, TV room and assembly rooms are present on different floors and the common room has internet/ Wifi facility.
  • There are other facilities like drinking RO/ packaged water, washing machine and cloth drying space & stands are available on each floor.
  • The hostel also has a mess, medical facility, guest accommodation, and security.

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