IISER Bhopal 2020-21: Admission, Courses, Fee, Cutoff, Review etc.

Application Form 2020

Indian Institute of Science Education & Research Bhopal is one of the IISER Institute located in Bhopal Madhya Pradesh. It is popularly known as IISER Bhopal and it was established in the year 2008 by MHRD, Government of India.

IISER Bhopal

IISER Bhopal offers BS-MS (Dual Degree) Program Integrated PhD and PhD research program in Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, Chemical Engineering, and Electrical Engineering & Computer Science.

In this article, we will discuss detailed information about Indian Institute of Science Education & Research Bhopal like Admission Procedure, Courses, Fees, Cutoff Details, Rankings, Reputation etc.

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Bhopal


College Summary

Name of Institute Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Bhopal
Popular Name IISER Bhopal
Location Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
Year of Establishment 2008
Affiliated to Autonomous Institute
Approved by MHRD, Government of India
College  Rating 3.9
Category IISER Institute in India

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Affiliation, Recognition, and Achievement

  • Affiliated With: Autonomous
  • Aid Status: Public
  • Approved by: MHRD, Government of India

Facilities

  • library
  • Cafeteria
  • Hostel
  • Wi-Fi Campus
  • Auditorium
  • A/C Classrooms
  • Labs
  • Sports Complex
  • Hospital / Medical Facilities

Courses Offered by IISER Bhopal

Course Duration
(BS+MS) Dual Degree  5 years
Chemistry 5 years
Physics 5 years
Mathematics 5 years
Biological Sciences 5 years
Chemical Engineering 5 years
Electrical Engineering  and Computer Science 5 years
Bachelor of Science  (Economics) 4 years
Master of Science + PhD 5 years
Mathematical Science 5 years
Physical Science 5 years
PhD  3 year
Chemical Engineering 3 year
Biological Sciences 3 year
Chemistry 3 year
Mathematics 3 year
Physics 3 year
Humanities and Social Science 3 year

IISERB Admission Procedure

  • The IISER admissions 2020 will be conducted in three channels: JEE, KVPY and SCB. Candidates applying for JEE or KVPY channel will be invited for direct admissions while candidates opting for SCB channel will have to appear for IISER Aptitude Test. 
  • For admission in the PhD Program, the students need to clear the National level examination like GATE, NET, etc.

Eligibility Criteria

S.No. Admission Channel Eligibility Criteria
1 KVPY Channel Applying Seekers having a valid KVPY fellowship commencing from 2020-21 academic session are eligible to apply for admissions. Additional cut-off criteria may be applicable.
2 JEE Advanced Channel Applying Seekers in General category securing a rank within 10000 in the Common Rank List (CRL) of JEE Advanced 2020 are eligible to apply. For candidates belonging to the reserved category (OBCNC, SC, ST, PD), their category rank should be within 10000.
3 SCB Channel Aspirants who have passed (10+2) level with science stream in 2019 or 2020 with marks equal or above the cut-off percentage in their respective boards are eligible to apply for IAT 2020. Students applying through SCB channel will have to appear in the IISER which will be conducted at various centres across the country.

Fee Structure


BS+MS Fees

(BS+MS) Dual Degree Amount (in Rs.) Total Amount (in Rs.)
One Time Fees (First Semester Only)
Admission Fee 3000  
Manual/Course Content Booklets 500  
Alumni Fee 1000  
Convocation cum Degree Fee 2,000 6,500
(II) Semester Fee (To be paid every semester)
1. Tuition Fee (Waived for SC/ST)
Y 12 to Y15 Batch 14,800 14,800
Y 16 Batch 25,000 25,000
Y 17 Batch 27,000 27,000
Y 18 Batch 30,300 30,300
Y 19 Batch 33,400 33,400
2. User Charges/Fee
Semester Registration 1,000  
Examination Fee and Grade Card 1,000  
Student Amenities 1,000  
Gymkhana/Sports 1,000  
Library Usage 1,000  
Laboratory and Computer Facilities 1,000  
Utility Charges 3,000  
SAC Activities 500 9,500
(III) Hostel Fee for Hostellers
Hostel Allotment Fee (one time) 1,000  
Hostel Rent (every semester) 1,500 2,500
Other Miscellaneous Fee (To be paid directly to the service provider)
Compulsory Yearly Medical Insurance   As Actual
Monthly Mess Charges   As Actual

BS (Economics) Fees

Bs Economics Amount (in Rs.) Total Amount (in Rs.)
One Time Fees (First Semester Only)
Admission Fee 3,000  
Manual/Course Content 500  
Alumni Fee 1,000  
Convocation cum Degree Fee 2,000 6,500
(II) Semester Fee (To be paid every semester)
1. Tuition Fee (Waived for SC/ST)
Y18 Batch 30,300 30,300
2. User Charges/Fee
Semester Registration 1,000  
Examination Fee and Grade Card 1,000  
Student Amenities 1,000  
Gymkhana/Sports 1,000  
Library Usage 1,000  
Laboratory and Computer Facilities 1,000  
Utility Charges 3,000  
SAC Activities 500 9,500
(III.) Hostel Fee for Hostellers
Hostel Allotment Fee (one time) 1,000  
Hostel Rent (every semester) 1,500 2,500
Other Miscellaneous Fee (To be paid directly to the service provider)
Compulsory Yearly Medical Insurance   As for Actual
Monthly Mess Charges   As for Actual

Integrated PhD Fees

Particulars Amount (in Rs.) Total Amount (in Rs.)
One Time Fees (First Semester Only)
Admission Fee 3000  
Manual/Course Content 500  
Alumni Fee 1000  
Convocation cum Degree Fee 2,000 6,500
(II) Semester Fee (To be paid every semester)
1. Tuition Fee (Waived for SC/ST)
Y 14 to Y15 Batch 8,100 8,100
Y 16 Batch 15,000 15,000
Y 17 Batch 16,500 16,500
Y 18 Batch 30,300 30,300
Y 19 Batch 33,400 33,400
2. User Charges/Fee
Semester Registration 1,000  
Examination Fee and Grade Card 1,000  
Student Amenities 1,000  
Gymkhana/Sports 1,000  
Library Usage 1,000  
Laboratory and Computer Facilities 1,000  
Utility Charges 3,000  
SAC Activities 500 9,500
(III) Hostel Fee for Hostellers
Hostel Allotment Fee (one time) 1,000  
Hostel Rent (every semester) 1,500 2,500
(IV) One Time Fee (To be paid at least one semester before the thesis submission)
Thesis Evaluation Fee 10,000  
Viva-Voce 5,000 15,000
Other Miscellaneous Fee (To be paid directly to the service provider)
Compulsory Yearly Medical Insurance   As Actual
Monthly Mess Charges   As Actual

PhD Fees

PhD Amount (in Rs.) Total Amount (in Rs.)
One Time Fees (First Semester Only)
Admission Fee 3,000  
Manual/Course Content 500  
Alumni Fee 1,000  
Convocation cum Degree Fee 2,000 6,500
(II) Semester Fee (To be paid every semester)
1. Tuition Fee (Waived for SC/ST)
Y11 to Y15 Batch 8,100 8,100
Y16 Batch 15,000 15,000
Y17 Batch 16,500 16,500
Y18 Batch 18,200 18,200
Y19 Batch 20,000 20,000
2. User Charges/Fee
Semester Registration 1,000  
Examination Fee and Grade Card 1,000  
Student Amenities 1,000  
Gymkhana/Sports 1,000  
Library Usage 1,000  
Laboratory and Computer Facilities 1,000  
Utility Charges 3,000  
SAC Activities 500 9,500
(III) Hostel Fee for Hostellers
Hostel Allotment Fee (one time) 1,000  
Hostel Rent (every semester) 1,500 2,500
(IV) One Time Fee (To be paid at least one semester before the thesis submission)
Thesis Evaluation Fee 10,000  
Viva-Voce 5,000 15,000
Other Miscellaneous Fee (To be paid directly to the service provider)
Compulsory Yearly Medical Insurance   As for Actual
Monthly Mess Charges   As for Actual

Cutoff


The IISER 2020 Cutoff will be based on various parameters like numbers of appearing candidates, total numbers of seats, the difficulty level of the examination, and the last year admission record. Check out the IISER Aptitude Test Cutoff.

IISER Aptitude Test Cutoff


SCB channel (last year)

Board Name Cut-Off Percentage Board Name Cut-Off Percentage
Andhra Pradesh 94.8 AMU Board 81.4
Bihar 70 Assam 71.9
CISCE (ISC) 93.3 CBSE 88.3
Goa 82.6 Chhattisgarh 74.1
Haryana 85.5 Gujarat 60.2
Jammu Kashmir 86.2 Himachal Pradesh 79.3
Karnataka 88.0 Jharkhand 60
Madhya Pradesh 85.2 Kerala 93.1
Manipur 79.0 Maharashtra 76.1
Mizoram 63.8 Meghalaya 67
Orissa 68.6 Nagaland 63.3
Rajasthan 94.7 Punjab 80.4
Uttar Pradesh 74.3 Tamil Nadu 95.1
West Bengal 75.9 Tripura 60
Uttarakhand 66.1
Visva-Bharati 83.1

Note: For reserved categories such as OBC (NCL), SC, ST and PD their category rank within 10000 ranks. For SCB channel, 5% cut off relaxation will be provided to OBC (NCL), SC, ST, KM, and PD categories.

Cutoff for JEE Channel

Last year cut off for JEE channel (general category) was within 10000 ranks in the CRL (Common Rank List) of JEE Advanced examination.

Placement


There is the Institute Career Development and Placement Council (ICDPC) at IISERB manages all placement related activities. The alumni of IISER Bhopal are placed in some of the most renowned universities over the world including UCLA, Cornell, Columbia, and
Carnegie Mellon University.

Ranking and Reputation

Name Of Institute Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Bhopal
Rating 3.9
Reputation Excellent
Education Good
Faculty Good
Infrastructure Excellent
  • It is one of the best IISER Institute in Bhopal.
  • We would like to give this college 3.9 out of 5 stars on Edufever Best IISER Institute in India.

Contact Details

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Bhopal
Bhopal Bypass Road
Bhauri Bhopal 462 066
Madhya Pradesh, INDIA
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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What are the channels available for admission to IISERs?

A. There are three channels available for admission into IISERs:
KVPY (Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana)
IIT-JEE (Advanced)
SCB (State and Central Boards).

Q. Who awards the BS-MS degree?

A. Each IISER is an autonomous institution. Therefore, the degree award by individual IISERs.

Q. I am an OCI/PIO cardholder. Should I apply as a foreign candidate?

A. No. You should apply through our regular application portal. International students are those candidates who are NOT citizens of India by birth or naturalized and do not belong to PIO/OCI category, and whose parents are not citizens of India and do not come under PIO/OCI category at the time of applying.

Q. Are there seats for foreign candidates other than PIO/OCI cardholders?

A. Yes. Foreign candidates can apply only through the JEE-Advanced channel. The top 10000 rank holders (including the foreigners) in the CRL of IIT JEE (Advanced) become eligible for admission to the BS/BS-MS programme of IISERs. Application of a foreign candidate through any channel other than JEE-Advanced will reject.

Q. Do I need to apply separately for each channel?

A. Yes. Applicants are required first to do the registration on the application portal. Then, this registration account could use to Fill the application form(s) of any of the three channels. Each channel requires a separate online application and payment of application fee. The applicant must check the eligibility criteria for each channel through which they wish to apply.

Q. Do I have to write the IISER aptitude test?

A. Yes, only if you are applying through the SCB channel.

Q. What will be the mode of the exam?

A. The mode of IISER 2020 is a computer-based (online).

Q. In which language will test conduct?

A. The IISER 2020 question paper will be available in Hindi & English languages. Candidates will be able to choose as per their preference.

Q. What is the Seat Acceptance Fee (SAF)?

A. If you have allotted to one of the IISERs, you need to pay the Seat Acceptance Fee (within the due date) through the counselling portal to accept the offer and confirm that you intend to join one of the IISERs. The Seat Acceptance Fee amounts to Rs. 35,000/- (Rs.25000/- + Rs. 10000/- (Non refundable administrative fee)) for General/EWS/OBC-NCL categories and Rs.22500 (Rs.12,500/- + Rs. 10000/- (Non refundable administrative fee)) for SC/ST/PwD/KM categories. Failure to deposit the SAF within the stipulated time will result in the cancellation of the offer. Furthermore, you will not consider in any subsequent rounds of seat allotment during admission 2020. Once you register in your allotted IISER, this amount will adjust against your first-semester fee.

Q. I will be waiting for my 12th result in 2020. Am I eligible for an exam?

A. Yes, you will be eligible to apply for IISER 2020.

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Application Form 2020


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