Five year BS-MS dual degree programme.
Students will be admitted to the Five Year BS-MS Dual Degree programme beginning August 2014 through the following channelsKishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) Basic Science Stream: Students qualifying in SA (2012)/SX (2013)/SB (2013)
Students applying through State and Central Boards channel will be required to appear and qualify the IISER Aptitude Test.
(*) Aggregate marks = (Total marks obtained in all subjects x 100) / Maximum marks.
No. All five IISERs admit students through a common application and counseling process. One application form is valid for all IISERs.
Total of 950 students in all IISERs
You may apply to IISERs through multiple channels provided you meet the eligibility criteria for each of the channels you want to apply through. It requires separate application and payment of application fee for each channel.
Yes, as per Government of India rules.
Application has to be done on-line only at our admission portal http://www.iiser-admissions.in/. The details of the application procedure will be announced on this web-site in due course.
Please refer to Q20 for details.
There is a non-refundable application fee of Rs. 600/- (Rs. 300/- for candidates applying under SC/ST category).
Yes. All BS-MS students are eligible for a monthly scholarship of Rs. 5000/- awarded by KVPY/INSPIRE scheme.
The information regarding the fee structure of individual IISERs is available at the web-sites of respective IISERs.
No. IISERs are fully residential campuses and students are required to stay in campus hostels.
No. Admission to IISERs is based on the total number of available seats as per(1) Ranking in KVPY.
You will be asked to give your preferences in the online application form. The details of the application procedure will be announced on this web-site in due course.
The allotment is purely on the basis of the applicant's preferences and the ranks as mentioned in Q15.
No. Allotment to an IISER is final. No application/request for transfer to another IISER will be entertained.
There is a non-refundable fee of Rs. 1200/- (Rs. 600/- for candidates applying under SC/ST category).
You can choose any one of the IISERs for counseling while applying. Regarding the counseling dates, please see below:
|KVPY||JEE (Advanced)||State and Central Boards|
|Receiving online applications||7th June - 7th July 2014||23rd June - 7th July 2014||15th June - 10th July 2014|
|Counseling/Aptitude Test||10th July 2014||10th July 2014||20th July 2014|
|Last date for receiving admission fees||17th July 2014||17th July 2014||29th July 2014|
No. Only shortlisted candidates will be called for counseling.
For the first four semesters, all students will take common courses in all disciplines (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics & Humanities). From the fifth semester onwards, the student may opt for courses in one or more areas. The final year will be devoted to a research project.
The syllabus for the Aptitude test is available at http://www.iiser-admissions.in/syllabus.php
The format of the Aptitude Test is as follows
Multiple-choice questions in four subjects ? Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics
15 questions in each subject (total: 60)
Duration: 180 minutes
Score: +3 (correct response), 0 (no response), -1 (wrong response)
The model questions for the Aptitude test are available at
Candidates may appear for the Aptitude Test at one of the five IISERs. The choice of IISER where a candidate wants to appear for Aptitude Test and counseling needs to be indicated at the time of filling on-line application form.