Admission Alert, 2017 IISER

Alert! IISER Admissions 2017 : Test Centres, Important Dates, Documents Required, Counselling Procedure!


IISER Counselling Procedure, IISER Test Centre, IISER Test Dates, Documents Required, IISER Courses Offered



To promote high quality scientific education, research and training, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India, has set up seven Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISERs) at Berhampur, Bhopal, Kolkata, Mohali, Pune, Thiruvananthapuram and Tirupati. Established by the MHRD, this is an autonomous institute of science research and education awarding its own degrees in BS-MS Dual Degree Programme, MS By Research Programme, Integrated PhD Programme, Doctor of Philosophy Programme and Post Doctoral Research Programme.

Courses Offered

This institute offers courses to its students in various fields which include Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Earth Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics, Physical Sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences. The students can choose from a wide variety of programmes to which they can relate with their field of study. The institute aims at teaching and training the students from basic to advanced level.


BS-MS Degree Programme

It is a five year degree program for bright and motivated science students who have passed (10+2) level. The program integrates classroom learning with research and provides ample scope for multidisciplinary interactions. The first two years of the program 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 program enables students to pursue a career in academia, R&D institutes, and science based industries.

Admission Procedure

There are three channels of admission. Candidates will be admitted to IISER only through these channels.

  1. Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) channel

  2. Joint Entrance Examination of Indian Institutes of Technology (JEE) channel

  3. State and Central Boards Channel (SCB) channel

The institute takes admission of its students strictly on the merits of KVPY, JEE Advanced, and a separate IISER aptitude test.  The institute conducts counselling for all the candidates whose names appears on the merit list.

Counselling Dates

Qualifying ExamImportant Dates  Seat Allocation DatesResult
KVPYJune 12, 2017- Last date for application through KVPY channelJune 15,2017- seat allocation NA
JEEJune-19-July 10, 2017- Start and end date for applicationsJuly 10, 2017 Commencement for seat allocationNA
IISERMay 26-June 18, 2017 start and end date for receiving applications.
(ii) June 25, 2017- IISER Aptitude Test
July 5, 2017- Announcement of results
July 4, 2017-Announcement of results

Procedure for IISER Counselling 2017 (BS-MS)

  1. Filling of application form
  2. Choice filling
  3. Reporting at counselling venue
  4. Verification of documents
  5. Seat Allotment
  6. Payment of fees

List of Documents

Class X marksheet and certificate
Class XII marksheet and certificate
Original counselling letter and photocopy of the same 
Admit card of JEE Advanced, KVPY and IISER Aptitude Test
Scorecard of JEE Advanced, KVPY and IISER aptitude test
Demand Draft to be made according to the guidelines laid down by IISER 
Passport size pictures of the candidates
Category certificate

IISER Admissions 2017  Aptitude Test Centres

Test Centre

Scholarship at IISER

KVPY scholars admitted to IISERs would draw fellowship as per KVPY norms. In addition, a limited number of INSPIRE scholarships will be available for candidates admitted through JEE Advanced and SCB channel as applicable as per the norms prescribed by DST INSPIRE scheme. This supersedes all earlier announcements regarding scholarship.


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