College Details
College Detail

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, IISER, Kolkata

Autonomous Institution
IIT Kharagpur Extension Centre, Block-HC, Sector-III, Salt Lake City,
Kolkata
West Bangal
Phone-No: 91-33-64513294
Fax:
Email: info@iiserkol.ac.in
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About College:

Mission and Vision


The basic idea of IISER is to create research Universities of the highest calibre in which teaching and education will be totally integrated with the state of the art research. These Universities are devoted to Undergraduate and Postgraduate teaching in sciences in an intellectually vibrant atmosphere of research. One of the important objectives of creating these Universities is to make education and careers in basic sciences more attractive by providing opportunities in integrative teaching and learning of sciences and break the barriers of traditional disciplines.


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Course Name:

Doctor of Philosophy PhD

in Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, IISER, Kolkata
Course Description:
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Research Areas: Biological, Chemical, Geological, Mathematical and Physical Sciences]
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Eligibility:
Eligibility and Selection Procedure for Doctor of Philosophy PhD in Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, IISER, Kolkata

Masters degree 
Selection:  Twice a year

Selection procedure:

·          List of shortlisted candidates (based on merit, subject specialization and required research area) for interview will be published in the IISER-Kolkata website.

·          The Institute will not provide any TA/DA or accommodation for attending the interview.

·          The selected candidates will receive the offer letter containing also the last date for joining shortly after the interview.

Course Work and Laboratory rotation:

·          The Research fellows may have to do course work and laboratory rotations during first semester depending on which Department they join. The course content will be decided by the Department concerned for each student according to his / her need.

How To Apply:
Application Procedure for Doctor of Philosophy PhD in Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, IISER, Kolkata

1.     Please have your picture (soft copy, preferably in JPG or PNG format) ready.
2.     Please read the department wise eligibility criteria carefully.
3.     The applicants should open the link (http://apply.iiserkol.ac.in/application) and properly fill the application form as instructed. The form can be opened and edited/corrected until the last date.
4.     You must complete your application, incomplete application will be rejected.
5.     Applicants should save the properly filled application form and take the printout after you finish and bring the signed copy at the time of interview if you are shortlisted.
6.     Download the Recommendation Letter, bring this document at the time of interview. Recommendation should be in a sealed envelop.

Documents required

Selected candidates for test/interview should bring a hard copy of application along with the required documents listed below at the time of test/interview:

Attested copies of mark sheets and certificates of all examinations starting from high school leaving certificate, two letters of recommendation (in sealed envelopes), photo identity and proof of age.

For any additional query email us at:

Dept. of Biological Sciences - dbs.phd.application

Dept. of Chemical Sciences - dcs.phd.application

Dept. of Earth Sciences - des.phd.application

Dept. of Mathematics & Statistics - dms.phd.application

Dept. of Physical Sciences - dps.phd.application

Closing Date:
13 Oct 2019
Comments:

Online application portal closes on: 13th October, 2019
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Course Name:

Integrated Doctor of Philosophy IP

in Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, IISER, Kolkata
Course Description:
Integrated Doctor of Philosophy (IP) [Offered Majors: Biological, Chemical, Geological, Mathematical and Physical Sciences]
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Fee:
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Eligibility:
Eligibility and Selection Procedure for Integrated Doctor of Philosophy IP in Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, IISER, Kolkata

Students with a B.Sc./B.E./B.Tech./M.B.B.S. or an equivalent degree from any recognized University/Institute/College can apply for the Integrated PhD Programme in Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Earth Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, and Physical Sciences.


Minimum Qualifying marks: Candidates need to secure a minimum of 60% marks/equivalent grades in Honours/Major (if applicable), or 60% marks/equivalent grades in Aggregate (if Honours/Major is not applicable). Those who are appearing in the final examination of their degree course can also apply; for them, the eligibility marks are 60% based on the marks obtained in the undergraduate examinations held till the date of submission of the application form.


Reservation Policy:


Reservations for candidates will be as per Govt.of India norms.


The qualifying marks for SC/ST/OBC candidates are 50% as per Central Government relaxation policy.


Scholarship: All selected students are offered a monthly scholarship.


Who can apply?


Please note that applicants who have qualified in the following nationwide aptitude tests in the year 2019 only can apply for the programme :


For Biological Sciences: JAM (Biology and Biotechnology) / JGEEBILS


For Chemical Sciences: JAM (Chemistry)


For Earth Sciences: (a) JAM (Geology) OR (b) JAM Chemistry for research in Environmental Science OR (c) JAM Physics for research in Computational Minerology


For Mathematical Sciences: JAM (Mathematics)


For Physical Sciences: JAM (Physics)/JEST (Physics)

How To Apply:
Application Procedure for Integrated Doctor of Philosophy IP in Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, IISER, Kolkata

The applicants should open the link given on the website (Submit New Application) and properly fill the application form as instructed and submit. Applicants should save the properly filled application form and take a print as the hard copy of the application.


Documents required:


Selected candidates for interview should bring a printout of application form along with the required documents listed below at the time of interview:


1.     Attested copies of mark sheets and certificates of all examinations starting from secondary examination.


2.     Original/Self Attested copy of the qualifying examination certificate.


3.     Confidential recommendation letters of assessment (signed hardcopy) of the applicant from two teachers who have taught courses and would be able to evaluate the student as a potential research worker. The teachers should seal the envelopes and sign across the flaps.


4.     Proof of qualification in nationwide aptitude tests.


5.     Photo identity.


6.     Proof of age.


7.     Statement of Purpose mentioning research interest and potential supervisors (if any).

Closing Date:
10 May 2019
Comments:

Application portal closes: 10th May, 2019

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Course Name:

PhD for International Students

in Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, IISER, Kolkata
Course Description:
PhD for International Students
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Fee:
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Eligibility:
Eligibility and Selection Procedure for PhD for International Students in Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, IISER, Kolkata

Only foreign nationals can apply. At the time of admission, the applicants must have a Master's degree in science with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent.


Application Process:


·          The application should include details of nationality, department to which applying, subject of research interest, Curriculum Vitae, and the names and e-mail addresses of two referees (teachers or thesis supervisors at the master's level who can give letters of recommendation).


·          Applications should be emailed to phd@iiserkol.ac.in


·          Scans of the first and last pages of passport, academic tract record, and trans have to be submitted as attachments.

How To Apply:
Application Procedure for PhD for International Students in Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, IISER, Kolkata

International students can apply via two streams:


·          One may directly apply to IISER Kolkata through e-mail to the address "phd@iiserkol.ac.in".


·          One may also apply through the 'Study in India' Programme launched by the Ministry of Human Resource Development

Closing Date:
06 May 2019
Comments:

Last date for Application is: 6th May, 2019

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Course Name:

BS-MS Dual Degree Programme

in Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, IISER, Kolkata
Course Description:
BS-MS Dual Degree Programme [Offered Majors: Biological, Chemical, Geological, Mathematical and Physical Sciences]
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Fee:
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Eligibility:
Eligibility and Selection Procedure for BS-MS Dual Degree Programme in Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, IISER, Kolkata

Candidates who have passed 10+2 or equivalent level exam with science stream in 2018 or 2019 are eligible to apply for admissions. Candidates will be admitted to IISER only through following three channels.

1.     Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) channel

2.     Joint Entrance Examination (JEE-Advanced) of the Indian Institutes of Technology

3.     State and Central Boards Channel (SCB)

These channels will be referred to as KVPY, JEE, and SCB, respectively.

Indian nationals and students belonging to PIO or OCI category are eligible to apply provided they satisfy the eligibility criteria described below.

KVPY Channel

Candidates having a valid KVPY fellowship commencing from 2019-20 academic session are eligible to apply for admissions. Additional cut-off criteria for marks obtained in 10+2 board examination is also applicable.

JEE-Advanced Channel

Candidates in General category securing a rank within 10000 in the Common Rank List (CRL) of JEE Advanced 2019 are eligible to apply. For candidates belonging to the reserved category (OBC-NC, SC, ST, PD), their category rank should be within 10000. Additional cut-off criteria for marks obtained in 10+2 board examination is also applicable.

SCB Channel

·          Students who have passed 10+2 level with science stream in 2018 or 2019 are eligible to apply for admissions and appear for IAT 2019.

·          However, they will be considered for admissions to the degree programmes only if they obtain the cut-off marks specified for their board.

·          Students applying through SCB channel will have to appear in the IISER Aptitude Test (IAT) which will be conducted at various centres across the country.

·          IISER Aptitude Test (IAT) 2019 will be conducted in a fully computer-based test mode.

How To Apply:
Application Procedure for BS-MS Dual Degree Programme in Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, IISER, Kolkata

·          Applications for admission are to be submitted online only through the website.
·          Please follow the instructions for filling the application form and other relevant details (available on the website). Please go through the FAQ section on the website carefully before filling up the form.
·          there is a non-refundable application fee of Rs. 2000/- (Rs. 1000 for SC/ST and PD Candidates)

Closing Date:
06 May 2019
Comments:

IAT 2019 will be held on Thursday, 6th June, 2019
Application portal through SCB channel is open. Application deadline has been extended to Monday, 6th May, 2019, 9 AM.
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Course Name:

Master of Science (MS) Programme (5 Year Integrated)

in Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, IISER, Kolkata
Course Description:
Master of Science (MS) Programme (5 Year Integrated) (In the first two years, there will be comprehensive core courses in all areas of basic sciences, viz., mathematical and computer sciences, chemical, physical, and biological sciences. In addition to this, there will also be courses in interdisciplinary areas of earth system sciences. In the third and fourth years, students will choose a major subject from Biology, Chemistry, Physics or Maths, and may also take optional interdisciplinary courses, e.g., engineering sciences and humanities/social sciences. The fifth year will be devoted to full time research/technical project/specialized training in which the students will have to write a dissertation.)
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Eligibility:
Eligibility and Selection Procedure for Master of Science (MS) Programme (5 Year Integrated) in Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, IISER, Kolkata

Students wishing to pursue science as a career and having passed (10+2) or its equivalent qualifying examination in 2007 or will be appearing in 2008 may apply.

 

Selection Procedure: Only those students who qualify in one of the following examinations will be eligible for consideration for admission to the first year of the 5-ycar integrated Masters programme in one of the IISERs.

 

1.       Kishore Vaigyanic Protsahan Yojna ( KVPY ) SB + 2 (2008), SA (2007)   BATCHES (www.iisc.ernet.in/kvpy)

2.      STAGE II - Indian National Olympiad Examination (www.hbcse.tifr.res.in/olympiads)

3.       IIT JEE - 2008 (those who figure in regular and extended merit lists)

How To Apply:
Application Procedure for Master of Science (MS) Programme (5 Year Integrated) in Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, IISER, Kolkata

Apply on plain paper giving the following information: Name, parent's name, address for correspondence, phone no., e-mail address, name and address and telephone no. of the school, attaching class X mark-sheet, name of the qualifying examination ("KVPY-SA2007, KVPY-SB+2 (2008)" or 'Olympiad-2008" or "IIT JEE-2008" with roll no. / registration no). The application should be mailed to the following address:

 

Chairman, Admissions Committee USER Mohah

MGSIPA Complex, Sector 26 Chandigarh- 160019

 

The name of the examination ("KVPY-2007/2008" / "Olympiad-2008'7 "IIT JEE-2008") is to be mentioned clearly on the envelope.

 

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Closing Date:
10 Jun 2008
Comments:

Important Dates

o         Last date for receiving applications is June 10, 2008.

 

o         Counseling for admission from KVPY SA-2007, SB +2 (2008) and Olympiad-2008 will be held on June 14, 2008 (Saturday) at 0930 his.

 

o         Counseling for admission from IIT JEE- 2008 will be held on July 1, 2008 (Tuesday) at 0930 hrs. at all IISERs.

 

All applicants are advised to visit the websites

o         www.iiserkol.ac.in/admission-2008

o         www.iisermohali.ac.in/admission-2008

o         www.iiserpune.ac.in/admission-2008

 

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