Indian Institute of Science Education & Research: Admission to BS-MS Dual Degree Programme 2014

Jun 14, 2014 10:10 IST

Indian Institute of Science Education & Research (IISER) invited applications for admissions to the five year BS-MS Dual Degree Programme at its branches at Bhopal, Kolkata, Mohali, Pune and Thiruvantpuram for the academic session beginning August 2014.  

The IISER is an autonomous academic institution established by the Ministry of Human Resources and Development, Government of India. It does research in frontier areas of science and provides science education at the undergraduate and postgraduate level.


Candidates satisfying at least one of the following three criteria are eligible to apply for admission to Five Year BS-MS Dual Degree programme:

  • Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) Basic Science Stream: Students qualifying in SA (2012)/SX (2013)/SB (2013)
  • Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) 2014: Students obtaining a minimum of 60% marks in class XII and securing a place in the Rank List of Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) 2014 for the admission to Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs)
  • State and Central Boards: Students passed class XII in 2013 or appearing in 2014 in science stream with either:

Marks above or equal to the cut-off percentage declared by DST ( as eligibility for INSPIRE fellowship. For OBC (Non-Creamy layer)/PD category candidates, there is a 5% relaxation in the DST cut-off. The cut-off for SC/ST candidates is 55% in class XII for all boards


Advisory note for the eligibility for Scholarship for Higher Education (SHE) under INSPIRE scheme based only on the performance in class XII board examination

NOTE: Students applying through State and Central Boards channel will be required to appear and qualify the IISER Aptitude Test.

Important Dates



JEE (Advanced)

State and Central Boards

Receiving Online Application

07 June – 07 July 2014

23 June – 07 July 2014

15 June – 10 July 2014

Counseling/Aptitude Test

10 July 2014

10 July 2014

20 July 2014

Last Date for Receiving Admission Fees

17 July 2014

17 July 2014

29 July 2014

How to Apply

Applications for the admission must be submitted online at There is a non-refundable application fee of Rs. 600 (Rs. 300/- for SC/ST Category candidates).

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