BS-MS and BS Admissions at Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER)
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) has invited applications for admission to the Bachelor of Science (BS) and Bachelor of Science-Master of Science (BS-MS) Dual Degree Programmes for 2021 at IISERs located at Berhampur, Bhopal, Kolkata, Mohali, Pune, Thiruvananthapuram, and Tirupati.
Four-year BS programs in Engineering Sciences (Chemical Engineering, Data Science & Engineering, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science) and Economic Sciences are offered only at IISER Bhopal. BS-MS Dual Degree Programs are offered in Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Physical Sciences, Geological Sciences, Earth & Climate Sciences/Earth & Environmental Sciences, Integrated & Interdisciplinary Sciences (Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Data Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Physical Sciences). The Institute wise availability of each Program is available is given at http://www.iiseradmission.in/.
Eligibility: Applicant should have passed 10+2 or equivalent exam in science stream in 2020 or 2021 from any recognized board securing 60% marks in aggregate (55% for SC/ST/PWD)/ equivalent grade. Applicant should have studied at least one of Mathematics or Biology at 10+2 level. For admission to BS degree programs in Economic Sciences and Engineering sciences at IISER Bhopal, the applicant should have studied Mathematics as one of the subjects at +2 level.
Selection: Admissions to IISER will be made through three channels: (i) Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) channel: Applicant should have a valid KVPY fellowship commencing in 2021-22 academic session (ii) Joint Entrance Examination (JEE-Advanced) Channel: Those securing a rank within 15000 in the Common Rank List (CRL) and those belonging to the reserved category (OBC-NCL, SC, ST, PwD, EWS), having rank within 15000 of JEE Advanced 2021 are eligible to apply in this channel (iii) State and Central Boards Channel (SCB): Those who have passed 10+2 in science stream in 2020 or 2021, from any recognized board are eligible to apply for admissions through the State and Central Boards Channel (SCB). Selection through SCB channel will be based on the IISER Aptitude Test (IAT) which will be conducted at various centers across the country on 17.9.2021. Questions for IAT will be from Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics with equal weightage. There are no subject-specific cut-off marks. Sample questions and syllabus are available at http://www.iiseradmission.in/syllabus.html
Application: Applications for the KVPY and SCB channels can be submitted online at http://www.iiseradmission.in/apply.html latest by 31st August 2021. Subject to eligibility, one can apply for more than one channel.
Application Fee: The application fee is Rs. 2,000/- (Rs. 1,000/- for Persons with Disabilities and SC/ST category). The amount can be paid online.The date for submission of applications under the JEE Advanced Channel will be intimated later. For details visit http://www.iiseradmission.in/.