Manish Kumar

BS-MS dual degree | Batch of 2015

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

Overall Rating : 7 / 10

Written on 15 Sep 2016

Academics & Faculty
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8 /10

  • You would have classes from Monday to friday. The timings are very adjustable after you start staying in the hostel. 
  • Every course is very interestingly taught as the faculties available are eminent scientists in their respective fields. So you get the practical of every theory that is being taught in classroom.

Fees & Scholarship
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8 /10

  • This can be one of cheapest colleges available with name tag of Indian Institute. You get scholarship for studying as well as the fees are very nominal. It was around Rs 30000 in 2014.
  • Every student admitted at IISER Pune is eligible for scholarship.
  • Loans are not required since the fees are very nominal.

Placements & Alumni Network
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6 /10

  • You get a monthly stipend of Rs. 5000/month for studying and maintaining a minimum GPA at IISER. Other than that there are world-class labs available for summer internships which is a necessary part of course work.
  • Final placements are more in terms of PhDs and you can get a handsome scholarship depending upon your resume.

Infrastructure & Transportation
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8 /10

  • The hostels are A-grade with all the required facilities that are needed for a college student. College is located inside the city so everything is very nearby so you would have ample time to roam around.
  • The food in the canteen is same everywhere and there is shiv sagar canteen available for change of taste buds. It costs around Rs 15000 per semester which is okay for a city like Pune. You would get the best of all with state of art facilities there.

Clubs & Associations
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7 /10

  • There are ample amount of clubs of every enthusiast available. And if not, any initiative can be taken to start something which would be totally supported by faculties.
  • The flagship cultural event is Karavaan and science event is Mimansa.
  • The life, in general, is chilled out if you are interested in science.

Eligibility Criteria & Admission Process
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  • The eligibility criteria includes three procedures:
    1) If you are a KVPY qualified student, you can sit for counselling directly
    2) If you have a rank in IIT-JEE, you can get the seat according to the options and preferences available
    3) If you have 95% and above in your 12th boards, you can sit for enterance exam and then counselling if selected further


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