IISER Kolkata, Kolkata

Type: Government

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Established In : 2006

Email: jacchair@iisertvm.ac.in

Website : http://www.iiserkol.ac.in/index.html

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Address: Location : IISER Kolkata, Mohanpur Campus PO: BCKV Campus Main Office, Mohanpur - 741252, Nadia, West Bengal Phone Numbers: +91 - 3473 - 279137, +91 - 33 - 25873121 Fax: +91 - 33 - 25873020              Kolkata (Saltlake) Kolkata Office, National Institute of Technical Teachers' Training & Research Block - FC, Sector III, Salt Lake, Kolkata 700106 Phone : +91 - 33 - 64510539 Fax : +91 - 33 - 23347425

College Facilities :

  • Computer Lab
    Computer Lab
  • Library
    Library
  • Cafeteria
    Cafeteria
  • Auditorium
    Auditorium
  • Hostel
    Hostel
  • Laboratory
    Laboratory
  • Sports
    Sports

Description

IISER Kolkata was established in 2006 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. IISER - K is designed to reach the prestigious position in the global setting that IISc, IIMs and IITs presently enjoy.  IISER - K is an autonomous institution awarding its own degrees. The central theme of the IISER - K is to integrate education with research so that undergraduate teaching as well as doctoral and postdoctoral research work could be carried out in symbiosis.
   
IISER Kolkata is currently functioning from two location i.e Mohanpur campus and Salt Lake campus. All the teaching and reserach infrastructures are located at Mohanpur campus, where as Salt-lake campus deals with only a small part of administrative works.
 

  • 2-Year MS

    Applications are invited from B. Tech students (Electrical, Mechanical, and Metallurgical Engineering streams) to apply for a two-year MS. programme (by thesis), in the interdisciplinary areas of Material Science, Non-Linear phenomena, and Nano systems. Interested candidates may send their details (bio-data etc.) in the prescribed format to the Academic Coordinator.

  • 5 years Integrated B.S - M. S

    A complete education in the basic sciences as well as advanced knowledge in a major subject area supplemented by cutting-edge research experience. Students will be continuously evaluated instead of the conventional single exam evaluation.
           
    Syllabus-5yr B.S - M.S.
           

    • In the first two years, there are comprehensive core courses in all areas of basic sciences, viz., mathematical, chemical, physical, biological, and earth sciences. In addition to this, there are also courses on allied topics such as space & astrophyscial sciences, computational sciences, electronics and instrumentation, humanities & scocial sciences.
    • In the third and fourth years, students have to choose a major subject from Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Maths, Earth Science, and may also take optional interdisciplinary courses, e.g., engineering sciences and humanities / social sciences.
    • The fifth year is completely devoted to full time research/technical project/specialized training in which the students will have to write a dissertation.
    • At the end of the fifth year a B.S - M.S dual degree will be awarded by IISER-Kolkata.


    Eligibility   (For 2011 Admission)

    1. Passed 10+2 or its equivalent examination in 2010 or appearing in 2011.
    2. Also candidates satisfying at least one of the following three criteria may apply:    
       
    (i) Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojna (KVPY)
       
    Kishore Vaigyanic Protsahan Yojna (KVPY) SX, SB, SA and SP streams. (http://www.iisc.ernet.in/kvpy)
       
    (ii) IIT JEE - 2011:-
       
    Students obtaining a minimum of 60% marks in Class XII and securing a rank in the regular merit list.
       
    (iii) State / Central Board (DIRECT ADMISSION):-
       
    Students with high aggregate scores in board examinations (X and XII) in science stream. and IISER science aptitude test. The State/Central Boards must be recognized by the MHRD.

  • Integrated Ph.D Programmephd

    Who can Apply

    Students with a B. Sc/B.E/B.Tech/M.B.B.S degree from any recognized university/institute/ college can apply for the Integrated Ph. D programme in Biological, Chemical, Earth, Mathematical and Physical Sciences.  Candidates need to secure a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent grades in their qualifying examinations. Those who are appearing in the final examination of their degree course can also apply; for them, the eligibility marks are 60% in aggregate, based on the marks obtained in the undergraduate examinations held so far.

    Students applying for an Integrated Ph.D. Programme are required to have the following subject(s) in the undergraduate courses:
           
       
    Ph. D. Programme
       

    • Supporting Subjects
    • Biological Sciences
    • Chemistry
    • Chemical Sciences
    • Physics and Mathematics
    • Earth Sciences
    • Physics/Chemistry and Mathematics
    • Physics
    • Mathematics
    • Mathematics
    • Open

       
    Mode of Selection:-


    Institute-level committee(s) will scrutinize all the applications, and prepare a shortlist of about 100 candidates, who may be called for written test/interview. The Institute will finally declare the list of selected candidates on the Institute website.
           

    Student Intake:-

    In the Academic Session 2011-12 a total of 40 students may be selected, covering all sciences.

  • Ph.D Programme

    Eligibility:-
       
    The qualification for the Ph.D. programme is Masters degree from any recognized University/Institute or its equivalent. Final year Masters students who are yet to obtain their degree may also appear in the admission procedure. At the time of admission only candidates with a M.Sc. degree or equivalent degree with at least 55% marks in the subject concerned will be considered. However, for candidates awaiting their results, provisional admission with special permission of the Director may be allowed. Only candidates who have qualified in the UGC/CSIR NET JRF or have other equivalent fellowship like DBT, ICMR, INSPIRE, NBHM and ICAR etc are eligible to apply. 

    Selection procedure:- List of shortlisted candidates (based on merit, subject specialization and required research area) for Test/Interview will be published in the IISER-Kolkata website tentatively on May 15, 2011. The test/interview will be held tentatively on 7th and 8th June, 2011. The selected candidates will receive the offer letter containing also the last date for joining shortly after the interview.

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IISER Kolkata Reviews / Comments

  • when will the admission form and syllabus will be available please reply as soon as possible Posted by : Urvashi Ray, on 20-03-2012 Report Abuse
  • I am appearing in Class12 exam from CBSE in 2012. I scored 95% marks in Class10. I want to take admission in 5 years Integrated B.S - M. S - Masters Degree course. Please suggest me for admission. What is the requirement for admission. I am appearing JEE-IIT also. Sweta Ojha Posted by : Sweta Ojha, on 03-01-2012 Report Abuse
  • dear sir/madam myself yogesh kumar . i applied for phd programme at iiser kolkata 2012 in mathematics in september 2011.i like to know my short listing criterion about interview or written test. Posted by : YOGESH KUMAR, on 06-10-2011 Report Abuse
  • dear sir/madam myself yogesh kumar . i applied for phd programme at iiser kolkata 2012 in mathematics in september 2011.i like to know my short listing criterion about interview or written test. Posted by : YOGESH KUMAR, on 06-10-2011 Report Abuse
  • Sir/Madam, Myself sushmita pradhan , working as lecturer in finance in a Management college. I have completed my MBA with finance specalisation.I would like to join PhD programme of IISER .For that I would like to know more about the procedure & about the campus. Thank you & Regard. Sushmita Pradhan Posted by : sushmita pradhan, on 06-09-2011 Report Abuse
  • Sir,I am MBA final year student of west bengal university of technology.I would like to join PhD programme of IISER after my PG.For that I would like to know more about the procedure & about the campus. Thank you & Regard. RIYA SARKAR, Siliguri,WB Posted by : RIYA SARKAR, on 22-07-2011 Report Abuse
  • Sir,I am MBA final year student of west bengal university of technology.I would like to join PhD programme of IISER after my PG.For that I would like to know more about the procedure & about the campus. Thank you & Regard. RIYA SARKAR, Siliguri,WB Posted by : RIYA SARKAR, on 22-07-2011 Report Abuse
  • Sir, I am a B.Sc Microbiology student(2009-2012). I would like to join integrated PhD after my UG.For that I would like to know more about the syllabus for the entrance exam & about the campus which provides the course and about other PG courses provided by IISER in biological sciences. Thanks & Regards, Athira Ramesh Posted by : Athira Ramesh, on 11-06-2011 Report Abuse
  • Sir, I am a B.Sc Microbiology student(2009-2012). I would like to join integrated PhD after my UG.For that I would like to know more about the syllabus for the entrance exam & about the campus which provides the course and about other PG courses provided by IISER in biological sciences. Thanks & Regards, Athira Ramesh Posted by : Athira Ramesh, on 11-06-2011 Report Abuse
  • Sir, I am a B.Sc Microbiology student(2009-2012). I would like to join integrated PhD after my UG.For that I would like to know more about the syllabus for the entrance exam & about the campus which provides the course and about other PG courses provided by IISER in biological sciences. Thanks & Regards, Athira Ramesh Posted by : Athira Ramesh, on 11-06-2011 Report Abuse
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