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

 ESTD 2006
 Public University

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

The establishment of the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune, commonly known as IISER Pune, took place in the academic year of 2006. The institute was built up with the help of the Ministry of Human Resource Development. The institute is one of the premier research institutes of national aims to be the Institute of the highest eminence in both teaching and research. The institute was declared as an Institute of National Importance by an Act of Parliament. It was an initiative to impart Science education in India and to become a Science University of the highest caliber.

Rankings of IISER Pune

  • Ranked 23rd by National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2019.
  • Ranked 4th in India by Nature Index.

Institute

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune

Established in

2006

Application Mode

Online

Admission Procedure

Entrance Examination Based

Entrance Examinations

JAM, JEST, JGEEBILS, NBHM, NET, DBT-JRF A, ICMR JRF, DBT BINC, CSIR, UGC NET, or DAE JEST

 

Courses offered at IISER Pune

The institute primarily offers various programs at the doctorate level. IISER Pune Courses include BS-MS Dual Degree, Integrated Ph. D., and Ph. D. programs. IISER has successfully formulated the curriculum for its postgraduate and research programs to encourage curiosity and nurture it with the best of facilities.

Candidates seeking admission to any of these programs must ensure that they fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria defined by the institute.

The minimum eligibility criteria are explained below:

  • For admission to BS-MS Dual Degree, the candidates must have enrolled in class 11th and have secured at least 80% marks in aggregate in class 10th. The candidates must have studied Mathematics and Science as main subjects.
  • For admission to Integrated Ph. D., the candidates are required to have scored at least 60%marks in aggregate in their bachelor's degree that too in the relevant discipline.
  • Admission to Ph. D. requires a master's degree in the relevant field securing at least 60% marks in aggregate.

Admission to IISER Pune

The admission procedure involves qualifying of the respective entrance examinations conducted for each program offered by the institute. It varies from one program to the other. IISER Pune Admissions are explained below:

  • Admission to Integrated Ph. D. depends on the marks obtained by candidates in JAM, JEST, JGEEBILS, or NBHM entrance examinations.
  • Admission to the Ph. D. program is done based on candidates' marks in NET/DBT-JRF A/ICMR JRF/DBT BINC/CSIR/UGC NET/DAE JEST entrance examinations.
  • The application procedure of IISER Pune must be completed online by visiting the official website of the institute.

More about IISER Pune

The infrastructure of the campus is spread over an area of 98 acres of land providing several basic amenities to the students. The institute believes that the right infrastructure is essential for creating a conducive environment.

Research Facilities

  • The main objective of the institute is to develop state of the art research facilities in several fields of Science. Development and growth of the institute ensure the expansion of the available research facilities.

Computing Facilities

  • The computing facilities and IT infrastructure at the institute fulfill the requirements of the teachers and students. The high-performance computing clusters involve in further augmentation of the facilities. 

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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.

 

Institute name

Institute type

Examination criteria

Mode of application

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

Public

Entrance based

Offline

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.

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Faculty

69 PHD faculty

     145 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

Scholarship

INSPIRE scholarships

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

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

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.

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