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Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, [IISER] Pune Admission 2021

Admissions are offered for the courses namely, BS.MS program and PhD programs at Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune. Being one of the premier institutes in the country for research, it offers admission for various doctoral programs too. The admission process involves screening of applicants who fulfil the eligibility criteria and later have to attend to clear the selection process followed by counselling. 

All 7 IISERs have a common admission process with different procedures depending on the degree. There are three channels for admission into IISER Pune which are namely, Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) channel, Joint Entrance Examination (JEE-Advanced) of the Indian Institutes of Technology, State and Central Boards Channel (SCB). 

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Highlights of IISER Pune Admission 2021

It is one of the prestigious institutes known for its offering of admissions for PG and Doctorate courses. The institute accepts applications for both undergraduate and postgraduate courses for all eligible students.

Institute Name 

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

Courses Offered 

UG and PG courses

Entrance Exam accepted 

KVPY, SCB, JEE Advance, IISER Aptitude Test

Mode of Admission 

Online 

Mode of Exam

Offline

Approved by 

MHRD

Institute Type 

Public

Website 

Link

IISER Pune BS-MS Admission 2021

IISER offers a dual degree BS-MS program which includes 9 semesters of course work and 2 semesters of a masters research project. Students can opt to majors in a specific discipline or receive BS and MS degrees in science without any major subject specified. BS-MS is 5 years, full-time program given under 7 specializations. 

Course Specializations
BS-MS Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Earth & Climate Sciences/Earth & Environmental Sciences, Data Science, Mathematical Sciences, Physical Sciences, Geological Sciences

There are 280 seats available for the students who have done 10+2 with science.

IISER Pune BS-MS Eligibility Criteria 2021

IISER Pune BS-MS eligibility criteria 2021 to get admission is that the candidates have to apply for the relevant entrance exams. Also, the candidates have to clear 10+2 with science as a mandatory stream.

IISER Pune BS-MS Selection Process 2021

The IISER Pune BS-MS selection process of candidates will be based on valid scores in prior academics and scores obtained in entrance exams. The selection process is also based on the below criteria of each channel. 

1 - Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) channel

The candidate must have scored with a specified min cut-off in 10+2 board exams.

2 - JEE Advanced Channel

Students must have ranked within 10,000 in JEE-Advanced

3 - SCB Channel

The applicant must have scored with a specified min cut-off in 10+2 board exams.

Note - 25% of seats are filled by the KVPY and JEE channel remaining seats are filled by the SCB.

IISER Pune Integrated PhD Admissions 2021

IISER Pune offers Integrated PhD as well as the traditional PhD program. It is 4 years full-time program offered under 4 different specializations. Integrated PhD is offered in 4 specializations which are mentioned below. 

Course Specializations
PhD Integrated Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology

The admission criteria for both programs are interview-based.

IISER Pune Integrated PhD Eligibility Criteria 2021

The eligibility of different specialization is different. Here we have mentioned the eligibility criteria for all the courses.

IISER Pune Integrated PhD - Chemistry eligibility criteria 2021: 

PhD in chemistry will require the candidate to have a minimum of 60% or 6.0 CGPA in B.Sc and also must score a rank of 800 or more in JAM. 

IISER Pune Integrated PhD - Physics eligibility criteria 2021

PhD in Physics will require the candidate to have a minimum of 60% or 6.0 CGPA in B.Sc or B.Tech and also must score a rank of 500 or more in JAM or JEST. 

IISER Pune Integrated PhD - Biology eligibility criteria 2021

PhD in Biology will require the candidate to have a minimum of 60% or 6.0 CGPA in Bachelor's in any one of the following: Biological Sciences/Biodiversity/Chemistry/Ecology and Environmental Sciences/Physics/Mathematical/Pharmacy/Medical Sciences/Engineering (BE/B. Tech) and have a qualifying score in JGEEBILS.

IISER Pune Integrated PhD - Mathematics eligibility criteria 2021

PhD in Mathematics will require the candidate to have a minimum of 60% or 6.0 CGPA in B.Sc or B.Tech and a valid score in JAM or NBHM. 

IISER Pune Integrated PhD Selection Process 2021

First candidates are selected with the mentioned eligibility criteria, then the selected candidates are called for the PI round at IISER.

IISER Pune Integrated PhD - Chemistry Selection Process 2021

Applicants must have to score more in JAM (Chemistry) 2021. (Marks should be more than 800 or equal to). 

IISER Pune Integrated PhD - Mathematics Selection Process 2021

Applicants must have to score more in JAM (MA or MS only) 2021 or, NBHM 2021.

IISER Pune Integrated PhD - Physics Selection Process 2021

Applicants must have to score more in JAM (physics) 2021. (Marks should be more than 800 or equal to) or JEST.

IISER Pune PhD Admissions 2021

The PhD is 5 years full-time course offered under 6 different specializations. Applicants should meet the eligibility criteria in a specified specialization.

Courses Specializations
PhD Biology, Chemistry, Earth & Climate Sciences, Climate Science, Geophysics and Glaciology, Physics, Humanities & Social Sciences, Mathematics

IISER Pune PhD Eligibility Criteria  2021

The eligibility criteria for the PhD course is different for all the courses. Here is the list of specializations and their eligibility.

IISER Pune PhD - Biology eligibility criteria 2021

  • Minimum 60% or 6.0 CGPA in BE/B.Tech/B.Pharm/ME/M.Tech/M.Pharm degree/Integrated BS-MS degree/Master’s Degree in any branch of Science.
  • Candidates should have qualified for any of the following exams: 1)NET 2)INSPIRE-PhD fellowship 3)CSIR/UGC NET or GATE.
  • IISER BS-MS students with a minimum of 8.0 GPA.

IISER Pune PhD - Ecology and Evolution Eligibility criteria 2021

  • The qualifying score in GATE (Ecology).
  • Minimum of 60% or 6.0 CGPA in BE/B.Tech/B.Pharm/ME/M.Tech/M.Pharm degree/Integrated BS-MS degree/Master’s Degree in any branch of science.

IISER Pune PhD - Chemistry Eligibility criteria 2021

  • Minimum of 60% or 6.0 CGPA in BE/B.Tech/B.Pharm/ME/M.Tech/M. Pharm degree/Integrated BS-MS degree/master’s degree in any branch of science.
  • Candidates should have qualified for any of the following exams: 1)NET 2)INSPIRE-PhD fellowship 3)CSIR/UGC NET or GATE.

IISER Pune PhD - Earth and Climate Science Eligibility criteria 2021

  • Minimum 60% or 6.0 CGPA in BE/B.Tech/Master’s (or BS-MS) degree in Geology/Applied Geology/Geophysics/Physics/ Mathematics/Ocean Science/Climate Science/Atmospheric Science/Engineering or related subjects.
  • Candidates should have qualified for any of the following exams: 1) NET 2) INSPIRE-PhD fellowship 3)CSIR/UGC NET or GATE.
  • IISER BS-MS students with a minimum of 8.0 GPA.

IISER Pune PhD - Mathematics Eligibility criteria 2021

  • Minimum 60% or 6.0 CGPA in BE/B.Tech/B.Pharm/ME/M.Tech/M.Pharm degree/Integrated BS-MS degree/Master’s degree in any branch of science.
  • Candidates should have qualified for any of the following exams: 1) NET 2) INSPIRE-PhD fellowship 3)CSIR/UGC NET or GATE (Mathematics or Computer Science).
  • IISER BS-MS students with a minimum of 8.0 GPA.

IISER Pune PhD - Physics Eligibility criteria 2021

  • Minimum 60% or 6.0 CGPA in B.Tech/B.E in Engineering Physics, Material Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science/Master’s degree in physics.
  • Candidates should have qualified for any of the following exams: 1)NET 2)INSPIRE-PhD fellowship 3)CSIR/UGC NET 4)GATE or JEST rank up to 200.
  • IISER BS-MS students with a minimum of 8.0 GPA.

IISER Pune PhD - Biology Eligibility criteria 2021

  • Minimum 60% or 6.0 CGPA in BE/B.Tech/B.Pharm/ME/M.Tech/M.Pharm degree/Integrated BS-MS degree/Master’s Degree in any branch of Science.
  • Candidates should have qualified for any of the following exams: 1)NET 2)INSPIRE-PhD fellowship 3)CSIR/UGC NET or GATE.
  • IISER BS-MS students with Min 8.0 GPA.

IISER Pune PhD - Humanities & Social Sciences Eligibility criteria 2021

Minimum 60% or 6.0 CGPA in Master’s Degree in one of the following: Sciences, Anthropology, Archaeology, Cultural Heritage Studies, Economics, History, Philosophy, Psychology, Sanskrit, Sociology, the Fine Arts, and allied disciplines and B.Arch/B.Tech

Candidates should have qualified for any of the following exams: 1)NET 2)ICSIR-UGC NET-LS 3)GATE/NBHM

IISER Pune PhD Selection Process 2021

The selection of the candidates will be based on the entrance exam. Applicants need to qualify for the mentioned entrance exam, after the qualification of the entrance exam, applicants are called for the interview round.

IISER Pune Admission process 2021

Admission to this Institute's not very simple. Applicants must need to qualify for the entrance exam for their respective courses of choice. 

For the BS-MS course candidates must have qualified for KVPY, SCB, or JEE advance. 

PhD candidates must have to qualify for the entrance exam and also need to give an interview.

IISER Pune Application Process 2021

IISER offers several undergraduate and postgraduate courses in different specializations along with these courses, the institute provides some doctorate courses. Candidates need to submit the application form via online mode through the admission tab.

IISER Pune Application Form 2021

Application is available both offline and online modes. The online application can be downloaded from the official website and the offline application is made available at the college campus. 

Link to online application form - IISER Pune

Documents Required For Application Process 2021

Along with an application form, candidates need to bring the following documents on the date of admission:

  • Class 10th, and 12th mark sheets.
  • Graduation degree Marksheet and Certificate
  • Passport size photographs.
  • Category Certificate (if Applicable)
  • Disability Certificate
  • Valid scorecard of the entrance exam.

Steps to Apply for IISER Pune

Applicants can apply for their respective courses by following the steps.

  • Go to the official website.
  • Click on the admissions tab ‘Apply Now’
  • Register at the portal and then you will get a login id and password.
  • Fill the application form.
  • Fill in all the required details and upload the documents.
  • Now, pay the application fee via online modes.

IISER Pune Admission Helpline

Following are the details of the admission contacts. Candidates can contact the Helpline number if they have any problem during the time of admission.

IISER Contact Details

IISR Admissions

755 269 2500

IISER Pune Office

(20) 2590 8000

IISR Admissions

ask-jac2021 [AT] iiserb.ac.in

IISER Pune Office

[email protected]

 

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, [IISER] Pune Admission and Fees Details 2021:

Course For Admission Total Tution Fees Admission Forms
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, [IISER] Pune B.Sc Rs. 2.70 Lakh
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, [IISER] Pune M.Sc + Ph.D Rs. 2.47 Lakh

Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process 2020 for Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, [IISER] Pune Reviews


Prasad
Prasad
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc], batch of 2021
8/10
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
  • IISER's SCB Entrance exam, KVPY, JEE(adv) are the exams which could lead to a seat at IISER.
  • My exam was scb.
  • There are different cutoffs for different state.



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