How to apply for IIRBS Integrated Interdisciplinary M.Sc program 2017

IIRBS Kerala invites applications for the course Integrated Interdisciplinary M.Sc program with fellowship starting 2017. Read this article to get all information of the course regarding its eligibility, selection and application process

The Institute of Intensive Research in Basic Sciences popularly known as IIRBS is inviting applications from eligible candidates for the Integrated Interdisciplinary M.Sc program 2017. This is an excellent opportunity for students to take the basic science education after the higher secondary course with a stipend. The important feature of this course lies in the fact that this is a unique program with highly competent faculty from all over the world. Let's have a look at the details of that course so that it might be helpful for you while applying for the course.

Duration of the course

This is a 5 year course.

Eligibility requirements

A candidate with aptitude in basic sciences with at least 55% in plus 2(Science) exam is eligible to apply for the for IIRBS Integrated Interdisciplinary M.Sc program 2017.

Where to get the application form?

The application form for IIRBS Integrated Interdisciplinary M.Sc program 2017 can be downloaded from the official website mentioned as

Application fees

The application fees for for IIRBS Integrated Interdisciplinary M.Sc program 2017 is mentioned as

  • General candidates: Rs 350
  • SC/ST candidates: 50% of registration fees

Candidates can remit the application fee by means of challan/pay-in-slip in any SBI branch (challan can be downloaded from the IIRBS OR M.G. University website)/University cash counter/friends janasevanakendram. But candidates who are unable to access the challan/pay-in-slip mode of payment can remit their application fee by means of demand draft drawn in favor of

  • Finance Officer,
    Mahatma Gandhi University,
    Payable at SBI,
    M.G. University Campus Branch (IFSC Code No.SBIN0070669),
    P.D Hills P.O,

How to send the application form?

The fully filled application form along with an original pay in slip or DD should be sent to the below mentioned address on or before July 10, 2017.

  • The Director,
    Institute for Integrated Programs and Research in Basic Sciences (IIRBS),
    Mahatma Gandhi University,
    Priyadarshini Hills P.O,
    India 686560

Selection process

Candidates will be selected based on the performance at a thematic objective cum comprehensive test followed by an interview. The entrance exam will be conducted on July 29, 2017 from 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM. But those candidates with KVPYA scholarships are exempted from the entrance tests and are eligible to appear for interview that will be conducted on July 29 itself.


There will be a fellowship given to all the admitted students for a period of five years .This will be an amount of Rs.2000/ month. All the students will be evaluated by an Integrated Program Advisory committee (IPAC) annually and if they are not satisfied with the academic and research progress of the candidate, then the fellowship will be terminated. An institute assistantship duty that includes instrumentation facility, lab supervision, library duties and teaching assistantship is a mandatory responsibility of every fellowship holder.

Contact information

  • Institute for Intensive Research in Basic Sciences
    Mahatma Gandhi University,
    P.D Hills P.O,
    Phone: +91 481 2732992 Fax: +91 481 2732992 Mob: +91 8281146319

Important information

  • Date of entrance examination: July 29, 2017
  • Time of entrance examination: 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
  • Last date for submitting application form: July 10, 2017

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