IISER 5-year BS-MS Dual degree and 4-year BS degree program admissions 2024-2025

Are you looking for admission notifications of IISER? The Indian Institute of Science Education and Research has invited applications for admission to the 5-year BS-MS Dual degree and 4-year BS degree program for the academic session of 2024-2025. Read this article to learn details regarding eligibility, how to apply, the selection procedure etc.

The Indian Institute of Science Education and Research is an autonomous institution under the Ministry of Education, Government of India. It has been established to promote high-quality science education and research in various places such as Berhampur, Bhopal, Kolkata, Mohali, Pune, Thiruvananthapuram and Tirupati. The objective of this institute is to enable students to solve societal problems through scientific research. IISER has invited online applications from eligible candidates for admission to the 5-year BS-MS program and 4-year BS program. It offers integrated undergraduate and graduate programs in science as well as research opportunities in various areas. Eligible candidates may apply for the same.

Features of IISER BS-MS Dual program and 4-year BS Program

The BS-MS dual Degree program is of five-year duration and the BS program is for 4 years duration. Here, residential campuses are available with well-equipped hostels and medical facilities. On this campus, all kinds of activities such as sports, cultural and other extracurricular activities are getting done for the holistic development of students.

During the course, the curriculum ensures that candidates will get in-depth knowledge in the fields of sciences, engineering sciences, and economics. One of the important things is that students can do an MS thesis with opportunities for interdisciplinary research.

Programs offered

  • Biological Sciences

  • Chemical Sciences

  • Earth & Climate Sciences/Earth & Environmental Sciences

  • Economic Sciences

  • Engineering Sciences (Chemical Engineering , Data Science & Engineering, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science)

  • Geological Sciences

  • Integrated & Interdisciplinary Sciences (Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Data Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Physical Sciences)

  • Mathematical Sciences

  • Physical Sciences

  • Note: The four-year BS program in Engineering Sciences and Economics Sciences is offered only by IISER Bhopal.

    Financial Support

    Candidates who get admission through the KVPY channel will be eligible for scholarships as per KVPY norms. Those who get admission through IIT-JEE (Advanced) and SCB channels will be eligible for a limited number of INSPIRE scholarships as per the norms of the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.

    Reservation of seats

    There will be a 15% reservation in seats for SC, 7.5% for ST, and 27% for non-creamy layer OBC candidates. Apart from this, 3 seats per IISER for Kashmiri migrants, 10% of seats are reserved for EWS (Economically Weaker Section) candidates and 5% for Persons with Disability (PwD) candidates. The candidates who wish to get the reservation category benefit must apply under this category and should produce a relevant category certificate at the time of the interview.

    Number of seats

    There are a total of 1933 seats available for the BS-MS program. Each IISER (including supernumerary) has the following number of seats:-

    Name of the Institute: No. of Seats
    IISER Berhampur-180
    IISER Bhopal-255
    IISER Kolkata-250
    IISER Mohali- 250
    IISER Pune-288
    IISER Tirupati-275
    IISER Thiruvananthapuram-320

    BS Program- Number of Seats

    IISER Bhopal (Engineering Sciences) -84
    IISER Bhopal (Economic Sciences)-31

    Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidate should be an Indian or PIO or OCI.

  • Candidates should have passed 10+2 or equivalent level exam with science stream in 2022, 2023 or 2024 from any recognized board by the Council of Boards of School Education in India (CBSE).

  • Candidates belonging to GEN/OBC and OBC-NCL should have passed the 10+2/equivalent examination in the science stream with a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate (2022,2023 or 2024).

  • Candidates belonging to SC/ST/PwD should have scored a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate or equivalent grade in the qualifying examination.

  • Candidates belonging to Non-Indian nationals or PIO or OCI can apply for admission only through the IIT-JEE (Advanced) channel. There are three channels available for admission into IISERs which are-
    KVPY (Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana)

  • IIT-JEE (Advanced)

  • SCB (State and Central Boards)

  • How to Apply

    Interested candidates must visit the official website of IISER at the IISER admissions portal. The application form is available online and http://www.iiseradmission.in/ be filled out by visiting the online portal. For registration, candidates need to provide their details, educational details, email address, and mobile number. After registration, the candidate must log in using login credentials to fill out the online application form.
    The candidate must scan the following documents and keep their digital image /copy for further process:
    Latest Photograph (File size: 25kb)
    Signature (File size:10kb)
    Caste Certificate, in case of SC/ST/OBC/EWS applicants.
    Once filling of the application form is completed, the candidates are required to pay an application fee immediately. Application fee payment should be done online through Paytm using the online Payment Gateway link provided on the form.

    Application Fee

    There will be an application fee to be paid by the candidate. The fee is non-refundable and is to be paid online. Details of the application fee are as follows:
    General / OBC candidates: Rs.2000/-
    Reserved category candidate: Rs.1000/-

    Selection Procedure

    Selection of the candidates will be done based on the entrance test followed by a personal interview. The applications will be screened and only selected applicants will be called for an entrance test and interview.

    Important Dates

    Commencement of Submission of online application: April 1, 2024
    The last date to submit an online application: is May 13, 2024
    Date of IISER Aptitude Test: June 9, 2024

    Contact Information

    The Chairperson
    Joint Admissions Committee 2024
    Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Bhopal
    Bhopal Bypass Road, Bhopal - 462 066, Madhya Pradesh
    Email: askjac2024@iiserb.ac.in
    Phone: 0755-2691798 (2 to 5 PM, Monday to Friday)
    Website: https://www.iiseradmissionare available


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