IISER Mohali has released the Schedule of Ph.D. Interview for different departments on the website.

IISER Mohali has released important information regarding new BS-MS students.

The IISER Admission Board (IAB) has decided to reactivate ‘floating option’ for vacant seats after third round of JEE (Advanced) and SCB counselling. So, the special round of counselling from 23-26 November 2020 has been postponed. The dates will be released soon.

IISER Counselling dates were rescheduled and the SCB and JEE Channel First Round of Counselling was conducted on October 20, 2020, and the Second Round of Counselling was conducted on November 1, 2020.

IISER was established in 2007 and well known for their Postgraduate and Doctoral courses. The Institute offers Integrated PhD, PhD and BS-MS Dual Degree programmes. The admission process is based on merit obtained in entrance exams. The NIRF ranked the Institute at #66 position in 2019 and # 59 position in 2020. 

IISER Mohali Important Dates

IIT JAM Exam 14 Feb, 2021
Ph.D. Interview for Chemical Sciences Department 10 Dec - 11 Dec, 2020
Ph.D. Interview for Biological Sciences Department 10 Dec, 2020
Ph.D. Interview for Earth & Environmental Sciences Department 12 Dec, 2020
Ph.D. Interview for Humanities & Social Sciences Department 07 Dec, 2020
SCB and JEE Channel First Round of Counselling 20 Oct, 2020
SCB and JEE Channel Second Round of Counselling 01 Nov, 2020

IISER Mohali Highlights

Tabulated below are few facts about the Institute candidates can check.

Established | Type 2007| Public
Courses offered BS-MS Dual, Integrated PhD, PhD,
Admission criteria Entrance Based
Application mode Online
Campus Area 125 Acres
Facilities Available Transport, Library, Health Centre, Day Care, Sports Facilities
Official website http://www.iisermohali.ac.in/

IISER Mohali Courses

The Institute offers numerous courses and the details about the same is tabulated below:

Courses Details
Integrated PhD Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Bachelor’s Degree in Science
BS-MS Dual Duration: 5 years
Eligibility: 10+2 with PCM
PhD Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Specific Master’s Degree

Check IISER Courses & Fees

IISER Mohali Admissions

The admission criteria for integrated PhD is on the basis of JEST rank/DST INSPIRE fellowship or KVPY Scholarship/ Rank in IIT JAM along with Interview. For BS-MS dual degree, the selection is based on KVPY channel, JEE Advanced and SCB channel. Marks scored in 10+2 will also be taken into consideration. For PhD, the selection is based on the score obtained in GATE/CSIR or UGC-NET/GPAT/ICMR-JRF/DST-INSPIRE in relevant specialization along with an interview. For BS-MS Dual and PhD program, their merit scores which are the ranks and scores attained in respective examinations would decide the final admission of the student.

How to Apply?

A candidate who wishes to get admission in this Institute need to follow the below-given steps:

  • Visit the official website.
  • Click on “Online application facility” option available on website – http://www.iisermohali.ac.in
  • Fill the Pre-admission Form and register yourself
  • Login using credentials and fill all the information and upload necessary documents
  • Submit the form and keep the print out of it for future reference 

For detailed information read IISER Admission

IISER Mohali Facilities

The Institute provides basic facilities to students as well as faculty members. 

  • Library: The space of the library is not only known for its beautiful ambience however also for the astonishing infrastructure. The library space is user friendly that creates a learning and creative environment for students. Personal books, laptops as well as library issues books are allowed for effective reading. 
  • Visitor’s Hostel: There is an accommodation facility for Institute faculty as well as visitors.
  • Health Centre: The health centre of the Institute is well equipped with specialized doctors, surgeons and physicians. The faculty takes proper care and gives good treatment to its patients.
  • Sports Facilities: From athletics track to volleyball to kho kho, all such sports are played and taught in the premises of IISER. 
  • Counseling Service: There is a possibility for the students to consult and take the guidance of a specialized counsellor. 

IISER Mohali Faculty

The Institute has experienced faculty who are well versed in their own fields. 

  • Associate Professor: 27
  • Assistant Professor: 62
  • Professor: 98

Get information on IISER Faculty


Ques. Does IISER Mohali have opportunity cell?

Ans. Yes, the Institute has an opportunity cell that benefits students in every way. Every year, large number of students pursue projects related to research in organization as well as academia through the internship. In addition to this, opportunity cell also gives information regarding numerous internship programmes.

Ques. How many departments are there at IISER Mohali?

Ans. There are 6 departments in the campus namely Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, Chemical Sciences and Mathematical Sciences.

Ques. Does IISER Mohali have any course or facilities for the Arts or Commerce subjects?

Ans. The college has its prime focus on the courses under the science stream such as Chemistry, Physics, Biology at advanced levels. The students from the science stream generally benefit from the education provided in IISER. They are required to be well versed with their previous curriculum to be able to get suitable ranks and scores and finally get admission in the Institute.

Ques. I have interest in BS-MS Dual degree but my hobby is learning more about computers as well. Will IISER Mohali be able to arrange any facilities for IIT education?

Ans. IISER has made it possible for aspirants to take up some extracurricular activities along with their courses. Students can study more about computers as the faculty and facilities are both available in the premises. Moreover, the Linux platform is used in the Institute that is very helpful in scientific researching.

Ques. Is there a possibility to take up more than one sports at IISER Mohali?

Ans. There is an array of options in the sports department of IISER. A student is eligible to pick more than two sports however; it would be the responsibility of the student to handle the intensive training and practice with complete focus and attention. Generally, students pick one sport as studies become hectic to handle.