IISER Pune BS MS Admission 2020: Eligibility, Fees, Application Dates

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IISER Pune BS MS Admission notification has been released. The registration process will start from April 24 till April 30. IISER BS-MS exam will be conducted on May 31.

IISER Pune offers BS-MS program in five different streams i.e. Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Biology, and Social Sciences & Humanities. Applicants can register themselves on the official website by providing correct credentials and paying an application fee of INR 2000 (for SC/ ST INR 1000).

BS MS is a five-year integrated course. The first two years of the program are dedicated to core course in basic sciences, the third and fourth years are dedicated to specialization in chosen science subjects and the fifth year includes a research project.

The total intake in BS MS is 1125. Out of this 50% of the total seats will be given to candidates belonging to KVPY and JEE Advanced streams. The other half of the total seats will be available for SCB stream candidates.

It offers BS-MS (Bachelor of Science + Master of Science), Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy), and Integrated Ph.D. (integrated Doctor of Philosophy). Check IISER Admission 2020

CourseAdmission Link
BS + MS Biology,
BS + MS Chemistry,
BS + MS Mathematics,
BS + MS Physics
Admission Link

IISER Pune BS MS Application Procedure

Applicants can register themselves online by visiting the Institute’s website i.e. Applications received after the due date will not be entertained. It is a candidate’s responsibility to make sure that all the information which is mentioned in the application form must be correct and similar to the information of original documents.

Applicants need to mention a valid email address or phone number on the application form. All the information regarding admission process will be sent by email only.

Students have to pay an application fee of INR 2000 at the time of the registration process. It can be paid in online mode through net banking, credit card, and debit card (For SC/ ST INR 1000).

Steps to Apply:

  1. Visit the official website i.e. 
  2. Click on the link “Admission”
  3. Register by using your email id and password
  4. Login after the confirmation of email
  5. Fill-in application form with all the required information
  6. Upload the scan copy of signature and photograph
  7. The image size should be less than 50K
  8. Verify all the information and save application form
  9. Pay application fee either of the available mode
  10. Take the print out of application form for future reference

IISER Pune BS MS Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility criteria for admission to the BS-MS program offered by IISER Pune is given below: 

For JEE Advanced Qualified

  • Candidates must have passed class 12 examination with a minimum 75% aggregate marks in Science stream.
  • Candidates who have secured a rank in JEE Advanced can also apply for IISER.

For KVPY Qualified

StreamEligibility Criteria
SACandidates must have enrolled in class XI and they must have secured a minimum of 80% aggregate marks (70% marks for reserved category candidates) in class 10thexams with Mathematics and Science as main subjects.
SXCandidates must have enrolled in class 12thand secured a minimum of 80% marks in class 10thexaminations. They must acquire minimum 60% aggregate marks (50% marks for reserved category candidates) in class 12thexaminations before availing the fellowship.
SBCandidates must have enrolled in the 1stYear of any UG course in Science stream and they must have secured a minimum of 60% marks (50% for reserved category) in Science subjects (PCB) in 10+2 examinations. They must secure 60% (50% for reserved category) marks in the 1styear final examination of B.Sc. /B.S. /B. Math. /B. Stat. /Int. M.Sc. /M. S course.

For SCB (State and Central Board)

A cut off list will be released for candidates who have applied through this category, such candidates will be required to secure marks equal to or above the cut off marks in class 12 examination. There is a relaxation of 5% marks for OBC and PwD category candidates. Applicants belonging to SC/ ST category need 55% marks to be eligible for the admission process.

Note: Applicant must be an Indian national (PIO or OCI category candidates can apply too).

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IISER Pune BS MS Selection Process

Selection to BS-MS is granted on the basis of JEE Advanced/ KVPY score. Those applying through SCB stream will have to appear for IISER Aptitude Test mandatorily.

Shortlisted candidates need to verify documents. They have to bring all the required documents in original as well as photocopy at the document verification center.

IISER Aptitude Test:

  • The paper comprises questions from Chemistry, Biology, Physics, and Mathematics, Each section carries 15 questions.
  • The question paper consists of a total of 60 questions. All the questions will be in MCQ format (Multiple Choice Questions).
  • Students have to attempt all the questions in the duration of 180 minutes.
  • Three marks are awarded for every correct answer and one mark deducts for each incorrect response.


KVPY (Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana) is a national exam. The exam is held in online (computer-based test) as well as offline mode (pen and paper-based).

The exam has two sections Part I and Part II with a total weightage of 100 marks. The question paper will be in both English and Hindi. Students will get a duration of three hours to attempt all the questions.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College



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