BS-MS Dual Degree Programme:
It is a five year dual degree programme for bright and motivated science students who have passed class XII. The programme integrates classroom learning with research and provides ample scope for multidisciplinary interactions. The first two years of the programme consist of core courses 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 training during the programme enables students to pursue a career in academia, R&D institutes and science based industries.
The process of admissions in all IISERs is managed by the Joint Admissions Committee (JAC), headed by a Chairman and having members from all the five IISERs. The details regarding admissions in all IISERs can be obtained by clicking at www.iiser-admissions.in.
Students will be admitted to the Five Year BS-MS Dual Degree programme beginning August 2014 through the following channels:
- Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) Basic Science Stream: Students qualifying in SA (2012)/SX (2013)/SB (2013).
- Joint Entrance Exam (Advanced)2014: Students securing a place in the rank list of Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) for admission to Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs)
- State and Central Boards: Those, who are eligible for INSPIRE scholarship by Department of Science and Technology (DST) on the basis of their aggregate scores in class XII may be considered for admission after clearing an aptitude test
All the students taking admission in IISER Bhopal are offered a scholarship of Rs. 60,000 + Rs. 20,000/- as contingency grant per annum through the INSPIRE (Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research) fellowship, Govt. of India. Advertisements on a regular basis in newspapers of national repute keeping in mind a regional reach are made in order to attract the young, inquisitive and science-driven minds. "Innovation of Science Pursuit for Inspire Research (INSPIRE)" is one such innovative program proposed by the Department of Science & Technology for attracting talent to science. The basic objective of INSPIRE is to communicate the excitements of creative pursuit of science to the youth population of the country. It is an endeavour to attract young talent to study science, and build the skilled human resource pool for strengthening and expanding the Science & Technology system and R&D base. Students admitted to 5 Years' Integrated M.S. Programme will receive a monthly fellowship of Rs 5000/- called "INSPIRE fellowship" from Department of Science & Technology (DST), Govt. of India.
While allotting seats at various IISERs, reservation rules regarding General, OBC, SC, ST and PD candidates are strictly followed as laid down by the Government of India. (Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Admission) Act, 2006 )
IISER Bhopal offers Ph.D. programme in Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Science, Mathematics and Physics. Applications are invited from bright and highly motivated students for admission into the Ph.D. Programme (starting August 2014). More information regarding these departments are available at Department of Biological Sciences, Department of Chemistry, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Department of Mathematics and Department of Physics.
Selected Candidates for Ph.D. Programme:
General Information for Candidates:
IISER Bhopal offers Integrated Ph.D. programme in Mathematics and Physics. The programme aims to rigorously train and guide students in the various research areas currently represented in the departments. More information regarding these departments are available at Department of Mathematics and Department of Physics.