IISER Kolkata 2019-20: Admission, Courses, Fee, Cutoff, Review etc.

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    Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata is one of the IISER Institute located in Kolkata, West Bengal. It is popularly known as IISER Kolkata and it was established in the year 2006 by MHRD, Government of India.

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    IISER Kolkata

    IISER Kolkata offers BS-MS (Dual Degree), MS 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.

    Throughout this article, we will discuss the detailed info about IISER Kolkata like Admission, Courses, Fees, Cutoff, Placement etc

    Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata

    College Summary

    Name of Institute Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata
    Popular Name IISER Kolkata
    Institute Type Public
    Location Kolkata, West Bengal
    Year of Establishment 2006
    Affiliated to Autonomous
    Approved by MHRD, Government of India
    Hostel Facilities
    • BS+MS (Dual Degree)
    • MS n Space Physics
    • Integrated PhD
    • PhD
    College  Rating 3.9
    Official Website https://www.iiserkol.ac.in/web/en/
    Category IISER Institute in India

    Affiliation, Recognition, and Achievement

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


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

    Courses Offered by IISER Kolkata

    Course Duration
    BS-MS (Dual Degree) programme Specialization
    Biological Sciences 5 years
    Chemical Sciences 5 years
    Geological 5 years
    Mathematical Sciences 5 years
    Physical Sciences 5 years
    MS in Space Physics 2 Years
    MS+ PhD Program Specialization
    Biological Sciences 5 years
    Chemical Sciences 5 years
    Geological 5 years
    Mathematical Sciences 5 year
    Physical Sciences 5 year
    Ph.D. Program 2 year
    Post Doctoral Research Programme 2 year

    Admission Procedure

    • The IISER admissions 2019 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 Ph.D. 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 2019-20 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 2019 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 2018 or 2019 with marks equal or above the cut-off percentage in their respective boards are eligible to apply for IAT 2019. Students applying through SCB channel will have to appear in the IISER which will be conducted at various centers across the country.

    Qualification Criteria

    • For BS-MS: The Candidate must have passed10+2 with 60% marks in aggregate in Science group.
    • MS in Space Physics: BE.B.Tech in the relevant discipline.
    • Integrated Ph.D.: BE/ B.Tech/ B.Sc/ MBBS or minimum 60% marks in Hons/Major (50% for SC/ ST/ OBC category)
    • Post Doctoral Research Programme: Ph.D. Degree

    Fee Structure

    Course Fees BS-MS and MS in Space Physics Integrated PhD PhD
    Admission Fee
    Registration 1000 1000 2000
    Alumni Fee 500 500 500
    Hostel allotment Fees 1000 1000 1000
    Sub Total (Rs.) 2500 2500 3500
    Semester Fee
    Semester Registration 200 200
    Tuition Fee (*) 27,500 16500 16500
    Student Welfare and Recreation Fee 850 850 850
    Lab and Computer Facilities 500 500 500
    Examination Fee & Grade Card 350 350
    Sub Total (Rs.) 29400 18400 17850
    Hostel Charges per Semester
    Hostel Seat Rent 2000 2000 2000
    Electricity and Water Charges 1000 1000 1000
    Mess establishment charges*** 3650 3650 3650
    Sub Total 6650 6650 6650
    Caution Deposit
    Laboratory 1000 1000 1000
    Library 1000 1000 1000
    Hostel 2000 2000 2000
    Mess 1500 1500 1500
    Sub Total (Rs.) 5500 5500 5500
    Actual Costs per year
    Medical Coverage Fees 1200 1200 1200
    Sub Total (Rs.) 1200 1200 1200
    Thesis & Convocation Fee
    Thesis Evaluation Fee
    Viva Voce
    Convocation cum Degree Fee 1000 1000 1000
    Sub Total (Rs.) 1000 1000 1000
    Grand Total 46,250 35250 35700

    1. (*)100% Tuition fee waiver for students belonging to SC/ST /PD/KM community.
    2. Total fees to be deposited online at the time of Registration DURING ADMISSION:-

      BS-MS and MS in Space Physics Integrated PhD PhD
    General Category students 46,250 35250 35700
    SC/ST /PD/KM Category students 18750 18750 19200

    3. Mess Charges not included in the fees.
    4. *** This charge is subject to change based on calculations made every semester.
    5. (**)PhD students to pay Thesis related fees during thesis submission.


    The IISER 2019 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.

    Ranking and Reputation

    Name Of Institute Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata
    Rating 3.9
    Reputation Excellent
    Education 4.2
    Faculty Good
    Infrastructure Excellent
    • It is one of the best IISER Institute in Kolkata.
    • We would like to give this college 3.9 out of 5 stars on Edufever Best IISER Institute in India.

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    Contact Details

    Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata
    Mohanpur, Nadia – 741 246
    West Bengal, India
    Phone no: +91-33-6136 0012, +91-33-6451 3294
    Fax: +91-33-2502 8002,  +91-33-2502 8003
    Website: https://www.iiserkol.ac.in

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