Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune Pune , Maharashtra

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About Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune

The Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Pune (IISER) was established in the year 2006 under the recognition of the Ministry of Human Resource Development with the aim to provide dedicated research and training program to the students for basic science courses. The institute since its establishment has done remarkably great in the field of education and in the year 2012 by an Act of Parliament it was announced as an Institute of National Importance. Fulfilling its vision to “Establish scientific institutions of the highest caliber where teaching and education are totally integrated with state-of-the-art research and make learning of basic sciences exciting through excellent integrative teaching driven by curiosity and creativity,” IISER has successfully formulated the curriculum for its postgraduate and research programs to encourage the curiosity and nurture it with best of facilities. The institute is one of the premier research institutes of national aims to be the Institute of highest eminence in both teaching and research.

IISER Pune is spread in the 98-acre of land which was provided to the institute by National Chemical Laboratory of CSIR. The entire campus is divided into two parts, 37,000 sq. MT dedicated to academic activities and 80,000 sq. MT is allotted for the residential purpose. The campus is designed with the modern approach and have a 4-star rating from Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment (GRIHA).

Understanding the needs of research-oriented higher education IISER Pune has introduced an integrated 5 years Master's programme and for students who further want to be in the field of research a Ph.D. programme in Integrated Sciences is also being offered at IISER. The institute focus on the complete development of the individual to help them excel not just in academics but in personal and professional life too, At IISER majors, are taken for developing traits like problem-solving ability, intellectual and communication skills, proficiency with modern technology and electronics, instrumentation and workshop practices.

 The Institute is in discussion to provide latest of research facilities to its student and to establish an advanced teaching and research labs so that student can be familiar to the modern research in basic sciences under the guidance of faculty around the world where students will have the opportunity to pursue experiments as well as advanced research under the mentorship of world-class faculty. The aim is to make education and career options in the field of basic science more interesting and in return will benefit society.

Research is the core of all the academic activities at IISER, intense research facilities are offered in the below-mentioned discipline:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Earth and Climate Science

IISER Pune has recently introduced Humanities and Social Sciences programme in its research curriculum.

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Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune Admission

The establishment year of IISER Pune is 2006. It is located in Pune, Maharashtra. The basic admission criteria is an entrance examination based.

 

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Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune

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The different courses offered by IISER Pune are BS-MS Dual degree, Integrated Ph.D., and Ph.D. program. IISER Pune also offers Integrated Ph.D. and Ph.D. program to international students.

  • For BS-MS Dual degree candidate should have passed 10+2 examination from the recognized educational board.
  • Admission to BS-MS Dual degree is through the joint entrance exam which is being conducted by IISERs.
  • For Integrated Ph.D. candidate should have scored minimum 60% marks in Bachelors degree in a relevant discipline.
  • Admission to Integrated Ph.D. is through national level selection which is being conducted separately for each discipline.
  • For Ph.D., program candidate should have scored minimum 60% marks in Mater's degree in a relevant discipline.
  • Admission to the Ph.D. program is through national level selection which is being conducted separately for each discipline.
  • For international students, the minimum eligibility for the Ph.D. program is a four-year undergraduate degree or Masters degree.

Name of Entrance Examination:

 

BS-MS

KVPY/JEE Advanced/ SCB Channel

Integrated Ph.D.

JAM 2018/JEST 2018/NBHM 2018

Ph.D.

GATE 2018/ UGC NET/ CSIR NET/equivalent

Examination Date:

 

GATE 2018

UGC NET 2018

JAM 2018

JEST 2018

JEE Advanced 2018

February 2019

July 08, 2018

February 11, 2018

February 18, 2018

May 20, 2018

IISER Pune Admission Schedule 2018:

 

BS-MS

May 2018

Integrated PhD

August 2018

Ph.D.

August 2018

BS-MS 2018 Admission:

Admission to this course is through three channels: KVPY, JEE, and SCB channel.

KVPY channel

  1. SA stream: Candidate must have taken admission in class 11th and must have scored minimum 80% marks in class 10th with science and mathematics as a compulsory subject (70% for reserved categories).
  2. SX stream: Candidate must have taken admission in class 12th and must have scored minimum 80% marks in class 10th examination.
  3. SB stream: Candidate must have taken admission in 1st year of undergraduate course in science stream. Candidate must have scored 60% marks (50% for reserved categories) in 10+2 examination (PCB).

For JEE Advanced

Candidate should have scored minimum 75% marks in science stream in 10+2 examination. Candidate with JEE Advanced rank can apply for IISER.

For State and Central Board (SCB)

Candidates who are applying through SCB channel need to score marks which should be equal to or above cut off marks at 10+2 level. SC/ST/KM category candidate should have scored minimum 55% marks in 10+2 examination. To apply through this channel, the candidate should appear for IISER Aptitude Test.

Note:

  • No. of seats reserved for students who belong to KVPY and JEE Advanced streams are 50%.
  • Rest of the seats are available for SCB candidates.
  • KVPY or SCB candidates do not need to appear for JEE Advanced exam.

Integrated Ph.D. Admission 2018

  1. Chemistry: Candidate should have scored minimum 60% marks or 6/10 CGPA in B.Sc. Selection examination for this course is JAM (Chemistry) 2018.
  2. Physics: Candidate should have scored minimum 60% marks or 6/10 CGPA in B.Sc. Selection examination for this course is JAM (Physics) 2018.
  3. Biology: Candidate should have scored minimum 60% marks in Bachelor's degree in relevant discipline. Selection examination for this course is JGEEBILS 2018.
  4. Mathematics: Candidate should have scored minimum 60% marks or 6/10 CGPA in B.Sc. or B.Tech. Selection examination for this course is JAM (MA/MS) 2018 or NBHM 2018.

Ph.D. Admission 2018

IISER Pune offers a Ph.D. program in eight different specializations i.e. Biology, Ecology and Evolution, Chemistry, Earth and Climate Science, Mathematics, Physics, Quantitative Biology, Humanities & Social Sciences. Candidate should have scored minimum 60% marks in Master's degree in relevant discipline.

Location & Contact Info

Address
Dr. Homi Bhabha Road, Pashan, Pune, Maharashtra, 411008

Accessibility

Nearest Airport
Pune Airport

Facilities Available

Library      
The library of this institute has a good collection of books, magazines, national and international journals.
Computer Lab      
The computer lab of this institute has a large number of PCs and workstations. The lab has both wired and wireless connection. All the computers have 100 Mbps internet connection.
Auditorium      
Gym      
This institute has a gymnasium with all the latest machines.
Lab      
This institute has well-equipped labs with all the latest instruments.
Medical      
This institute provides good medical facility to both students and staff.
Transport      
An outsourced vehicle such as an ambulance, light motor and ambulance are available.
Cafeteria      
The cafeteria of this institute provides good quality nutritious food.
Hostel      
This institute has hostels for both boys and girls. Hostel facilities include 24*7 water, common room with wifi facility, well-furnished room, washing machine etc.

Recruiters

4 Companies

Placement Officer
Dr. Anisa Chorwadwala
  cdc(AT)iiserpune.ac.in
Guided Admission

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Faculty

Sudarshan Ananth
Position: Associate Professor
Speciality: Theoretical Particle Physics
V. G. Anand
Position: Associate Professor
Speciality: Chemistry
Nixon M. Abraham
Position: Assistant Professor
Speciality: Biology
G. Ambika
Position: Professor
Speciality: Physics
Collins Assisi
Position: Assistant Professor
Speciality: Information processing by neuronal networks
Baskar Balasubramanyam
Position: Associate Professor
Speciality: Number Theory

Awards

CSIR SS Bhatnagar Prize

This prize is for outstanding contribution in Science and Technology. In 2010, this award was given to Sanjeev Galande.

The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) Prize

This award was given to K.N. Ganesh in 2006.

Young Scientist Platinum Jubilee Award, National Academy of Sciences India, Allahabad

This award was given to Krishanpal Karmodiya in 2016.

Young Scientist Medal, Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi

This award was given to Mousomi Bhakta in 2018.

Scholarship

INSPIRE scholarships

This scholarship is given to those candidates who are admitted through JEE advanced and through SCB channel.

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