Indian Institutes of Science Education & Research (IISER Thiruvananthapuram) offers academic programs at the undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level. A total of 900 students in UG, 265 students in Ph.D. program, and 17 students are enrolled in Integrated Ph.D. at the Institute.
|Type of Programs||UG, PG, and Doctoral|
|Admission Criteria||Entrance Test|
Given below are the courses offered by the Institute with their eligibility criteria:
The admission process of the Institute is managed by the Joint Admissions Committee (JAC). The candidates seeking admission will require to meet the basic eligibility requirements as per the Insitute.
Eligible candidates can take admission through any of the 3 channels: Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojna (KVPY); Joint Entrance Exam (JEE Advanced); and State and Central Boards Channel (SCB). Given below are more details regarding the admission procedure:
Selection is made on the basis of the Entrance Exam and Personal Interview conducted by the Institute. Candidates applying in the School of Physics must have a valid score of in JEST.
Selection to the Ph.D. course is based on scores obtained in GATE/ NET/ UGC-JRF /CSIR-JRF /JEST /JGEEBILS /INSPIRE-PhD /NET-LS entrance exams. The shortlisted applicants will be invited for a written test/interview at the institute. The final selection will solely be based on the performance in the interview.
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The Institute offers admission through various channels and one among them is State and Central Boards (SCBs). The following table and graph show the total number of marks required for admission in IISER.
|Cutoff marks for admission (out of 500)|
Following seats are reserved as prescribed by the Insitute:
The Institute offers the following scholarship to the students studying in the Institute:
The campus is well-equipped with the following facilities for the students and teaching staff:
The faculty members at the Institute are engaged in research areas of basic sciences. Most of them have a high degree of autonomy and creativity. Given below are the details for the faculty members:
Prof. K. Shadak Alee
Prof. Bikas C. Das
Prof. Kalika Prasad
Prof. Nisha N. Kannan
Prof. Ramanathan Natesh
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The Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Thiruvananthapuram was founded in the year 2008. It is located in Vithura, about 40 km from Thiruvananthapuram city. It is one of the most picturesque Indian campuses. It was established by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Govt. of India, based on the recommendations of the Scientific Advisory Council to the Prime Minister.
Ques. I have completed class 12th in the Science stream. To which program can I apply at IISERs?
Ans. Any intermediate graduate in the Science stream can apply for the BS-MS dual degree program in IISER. S/he must meet the eligibility criteria as provided by the Insitute. Also, for applying to the program, the students must have studied Mathematics in class 12th.
Ques. Do I need to apply separately for different IISERs?
Ans. No. All IISERs admit students through a common application process. One application form is valid for all of the Institute. It only accepts an online application form available on the admission portal.
Ques. Is there an application fee for the application process?
Ans. There is a non-refundable application fee of INR 2,000 for candidates applying under General, EWS, and OBC-NCL categories, and INR 1,000 for Persons with Disabilities and candidates under SC/ST category. The fee for foreign nationals is USD 100.
Ques. Can I apply for IISER Aptitude Test (IAT) if my result for class 12th is awaited?
Ans. Yes, you can apply for the entrance test and appear in the same. But, you will only be eligible for admission only if you satisfy the minimum eligibility criteria. While filing the qualifying exam result in the application form, candidates can choose the “Result Awaited” option. IAT is a computer-based test conducted in various cities across India by IISER.
Ques. I am shortlisted for the interview for admission in Integrated Ph.D. Program, what documents should I carry?
Ans. One needs to carry the following documents:
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