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Indian Institute of Science Education and Research - [IISER], Kolkata

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research - [IISER], Kolkata

Kolkata, West Bengal MHRD Estd 2006 Public (Autonomous)

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Updated On - May 23rd 2018 by AAKANSHA SHARMA

IISER Kolkata an autonomous research and education institute in Nadia district of West Bengal. It was established in 2006 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. The institute was established with an aim towards excellence in research in basic science at undergraduate and graduate level with equal emphasis on higher education.

  • The institute act as the main node for Center for Space Sciences, India(CESSI) a multi-institutional Center of Excellence established through funding from the Ministry of Human Resource Development, GOI
  • The institute has a Max Planck-DST Partner Group of ChemicalEcology under Department of Biological Sciences funded by Max Plank Society, Germany to study plant-insect interaction
  • The institute follows a bi-semester system, which includes a spring (Jan-May) and autumn (Aug-Dec) semester for undergraduate and postgraduate courses in science. Admissions to Bachelor course are done through  KishoreVaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) and JEE

IISER Highlights

Founded In

2006

University Type

Autonomous

Campus Area

201 acres

Library

Over 29,500 books (16500+13000)

Faculty

106

Hostel

2(Boys Hostel)

1(Ladies hostel)

How to Reach

Aerial Dist. From the airport 40 km

Rail Dist. 9 km

Road Dist. 1.7km from national highway

IISER Kolkata Courses and Eligibility

BS-MS Course Eligibility - IISER Kolkata Admission to the five year full-time BS-MS Dual Degree program is offered to the candidate passing 10+2 (Relevant Stream).

MS by Research Course Eligibility – The minimum eligibility required to apply for MS by Research program is BE/ B.Tech. Degree in relevant field.

Integrated Ph.D. Eligibility – Integrated Ph.D. program is open for candidates with B.Sc./ B.E./ B.Tech./ M.B.B.S. or an equivalent degree.

Ph.D. Course Eligibility – IISER Kolkata PhD program is offered to the candidates with Master’s Degree in relevant stream.

Post-Doctoral Research Program – The minimum eligibility to apply for Post-Doctoral Research program is Ph.D. in relevant stream.

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IISER Kolkata Placement

The acumen of the trained students have been displayed in various fields and they are ready to join research and corporate world and contribute in various research fields and industries like Bioinformatics, Exploration & Mining, Specialty and Fine Chemicals, Polymers, Synthetic Chemistry, Optics, Statistical Modeling etc.

IISER Kolkata Ranking

Body/Magazine

Ranking

Amongst IISER

Edu Rand

Top 20

Outlook magazine

5

IISER Kolkata Scholarships

All selected students are eligible for a monthly scholarship by KVPY/INSPIRE scheme

IISER Kolkata Facilities

  • Hostel: 400 seater hostel for both girls and boys, with hostel warden on duty 24/7.
  • Computer labs: For the course students and research scholars, the section manages a Computer center which has about 50 desktops and some of which are connected to form a small experimental cluster named Meghnad.
  • Laboratories: IISER-K boasts of world-class equipment both for the teaching and the research laboratories
  • Medical facilities: At least 20 doctors are assigned to the medical department of the university, which is believed in for the welfare of students as well as the staff members.
  • Canteen: For the students and staff member there is an eating place where they can relax and have scrumptious food.
  • Guest house: There is a few guest house accommodation for students as well as outsiders coming to visit the students.



College Admission Reviews

S K Sahoo, Batch: Int Bs Ms -2014

4.2/10

"IIT JEE Kvpy. This is good place if u want to do science. There are 3 systems of admission. IIT JEE, kvpy and board toppers."   Read More


Vivek Sinha, Batch: Int. Bs-Ms -2014

8.8/10

"IIT-JEEAIR: 6998, I always wanted to be a scientist. I had not heard of IISERs before. The counselor at IIT-Guwahati suggested me that since I am very sure of choosing a career in research, I should go for IISERs. My counselling for IISERs was scheduled in IISER Kolkata. There I met Prof. Swapan K D"   Read More


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College Admission Reviews

SATADRU ROY, Master of Science [M.Sc] (Chemistry), Pursued: Second Year ON 2016 - 2017

7.8/10

"For Admission in BS MS Dual Degree:- KVPY Scholarship + IITJEE + 90% in Higher Secondary for Admission in Integrated M.Sc Phd:- JAM + Above 70% in B.Sc."   Read More


Kumar Khushvant, BS-MS, Pursued: 3rd year ON 2015 - 2016

8/10

"For the admission in this collage there are three streams:-1) KVPY (Student are eligible who passed in KVPY in Class XI and XII) 2) IIT JEE (JEE Advanced qualified student till 10000 rank are eligible) 3) State Board (There is state board cut off marks decided by DST (Department of Science and Techn"   Read More


College rating

based on 4 students ratings

7.2/10

7.0/10academic
6.8/10accommodation
8.0/10faculty
8.5/10infrastructure
5.5/10placements
7.5/10social

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SATADRU ROYMaster of Science [M.Sc] (Chemistry)Pursued Second Year 2016 - 2017
7.8
STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

A leading institute for excellence in basic science.

Remarks -

Transportation is a major problem in this area. The Institute is setup besides of NH-34. There was no other transport service excluding Bus(No. 27) for connecting with Kalyani Railway Station.


8/10academic
9/10faculty
9/10infrastructure
8/10food & accom
6/10placement
7/10social life
S K SahooInt Bs MsBatch : 2014
4.2
STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS
Remarks -

College management is against students. Better choose iiser pune. Others iiser are managed better than this


2/10academic
4/10faculty
9/10infrastructure
3/10food & accom
1/10placement
6/10social life
Vivek SinhaInt. Bs-MsBatch : 2014
8.8
STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

IISER is your first step to fulfill that dream of being a scientist

Remarks -

The location of IISER-Kolkata is very remote which creates difficulties in direct integration of facilities with IACS, Jadavpur University etc. I would rate it as a good college overall and it teaches you not just the coursework but also how to be a good


9/10academic
10/10faculty
9/10infrastructure
6/10food & accom
10/10placement
9/10social life
Kumar KhushvantBS-MSPursued 3rd year 2015 - 2016
8.0
STUDENT SATISFACTION RATINGS

Best College for Basic Science

Remarks -

This is the best college in India after IISC Bangalore for basic scince. College managment is very nice.


9/10academic
9/10faculty
7/10infrastructure
10/10food & accom
5/10placement
8/10social life

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Mohanpur
Kolkata - 741246
West Bengal , India

0.42KmE.C. Island / City Centre

033-64513279 , 66340012 , 64513294 , 66340022

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