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IISER Kolkata

Director, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata ,Mohanpur
2006

About Us

IISER Kolkata (IISER-K), located near Kolkata was established in 2006, is under the Ministry of Education, Government of India. IISER-K is presently identified as one of the premier institutions of research and teaching in the country. It has now grown to 126 faculty members, distributed in seven academic departments, being supported by a dedicated team of 90 administrative staff members. Presently the total student strength is 1539. These are distributed between 952 BS-MS, 137 Integrated-PhD (IPhD), 3 MS by Research in Space Physics, and 443 doctoral students. This number also includes 5 International students from SAARC and African countries. The Institute has established excellence in science in the form of teaching, publications, both in terms of quality and quantity.

Area of Excellence

Basic science education and research from the undergraduate level to doctorate level.The academic programme is aimed at attracting talented and innovative students towards cutting-edge research in basic sciences.

Research Capability and Focus Area

Research at IISER Kolkata focuses on seven major disciplines: Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Computational & Data Sciences, Earth Sciences, Humanities & Social Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics, and Physical sciences. It has four centres of excellence. Research is also offered in the interdisciplinary areas connecting two or more of disciplines.

Notable Research / Publication

IISER Kolkata continues to be ranked 5th among academic institutions and 8th among all institutions in India, as per the latest updated rankings, counting publications from January 2019 to Dec 2019. Also, IISER Kolkata is presently ranked 340 in the world as per the current index. See https://www.natureindex.com/news-blog/adjusted-metric-explainer for details.

Academic Facilities

IISER-K has state-of-the-art teaching and research laboratories with high-end modern instruments and has initiated an Incubation Centre for conversion of research ideas into industrial applications.

Library Database

The Central Library has a vast collection of text and reference books and access to a large number of scientific journals and electronic books.

Courses & Programme

  • DisciplineSCIENCE
  • Program LevelDual Bachelors And Masters Degree
  • Branch/SubjectBiological Sciences
  • No. of seats2
  • Course Duration (In Months)60
  • Examination Patternsemester

    SAARC Country

  • Annual Tuition FeesINR 73480
  • Annual Total FeesINR 98200
  • Non-SAARC Country

  • Annual Tuition FeesINR 73480
  • Annual Total FeesINR 98200

Eligibility Criteria: ( 10th in Any Subject with minimum 60% score ) And ( 10+2 in Science with minimum 60% score )

Additional Exams/Criteria: SAT Level I with minimum 1000 score

  • DisciplineSCIENCE
  • Program LevelPhD
  • Branch/SubjectBiological Sciences
  • No. of seats2
  • Course Duration (In Months)60
  • Examination Patternsemester

    SAARC Country

  • Annual Tuition FeesINR 44000
  • Annual Total FeesINR 68620
  • Non-SAARC Country

  • Annual Tuition FeesINR 44000
  • Annual Total FeesINR 68620

Eligibility Criteria: ( 10th in Any Subject with minimum 60% score ) And ( 10+2 in Science with minimum 60% score ) And ( UG in Biological Sciences with minimum 60% score And PG in Biological Sciences with minimum 55% score )

Additional Exams/Criteria:

  • DisciplineSCIENCE
  • Program LevelDual Bachelors And Masters Degree
  • Branch/SubjectChemical Sciences
  • No. of seats2
  • Course Duration (In Months)60
  • Examination Patternsemester

    SAARC Country

  • Annual Tuition FeesINR 73480
  • Annual Total FeesINR 98200
  • Non-SAARC Country

  • Annual Tuition FeesINR 73480
  • Annual Total FeesINR 98200

Eligibility Criteria: ( 10th in Any Subject with minimum 60% score ) And ( 10+2 in Science with minimum 60% score )

Additional Exams/Criteria: SAT Level I with minimum 1000 score

  • DisciplineSCIENCE
  • Program LevelPhD
  • Branch/SubjectChemical Sciences
  • No. of seats2
  • Course Duration (In Months)60
  • Examination Patternsemester

    SAARC Country

  • Annual Tuition FeesINR 44000
  • Annual Total FeesINR 68620
  • Non-SAARC Country

  • Annual Tuition FeesINR 44000
  • Annual Total FeesINR 68620

Eligibility Criteria: ( 10th in Any Subject with minimum 60% score ) And ( 10+2 in Science with minimum 60% score ) And ( UG in Chemistry with minimum 60% score And PG in Chemistry with minimum 55% score )

Additional Exams/Criteria:

  • DisciplineSCIENCE
  • Program LevelPost Graduate (PG)
  • Branch/SubjectChemistry
  • No. of seats1
  • Course Duration (In Months)24
  • Examination Patternsemester

    SAARC Country

  • Annual Tuition FeesINR 70000
  • Annual Total FeesINR 84000
  • Non-SAARC Country

  • Annual Tuition FeesINR 70000
  • Annual Total FeesINR 84000

Eligibility Criteria: ( 10th in Any Subject with minimum 60% score ) And ( 10+2 in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM) with minimum 60% score Or 10+2 in Physics, Chemistry and Biology (PCB) with minimum 60% score ) And ( UG in Chemistry with minimum 60% score )

Additional Exams/Criteria:

  • DisciplineSCIENCE
  • Program LevelPhD
  • Branch/SubjectComputer Science
  • No. of seats2
  • Course Duration (In Months)60
  • Examination Patternsemester

    SAARC Country

  • Annual Tuition FeesINR 42900
  • Annual Total FeesINR 68700
  • Non-SAARC Country

  • Annual Tuition FeesINR 42900
  • Annual Total FeesINR 68700

Eligibility Criteria: ( 10th in Any Subject with minimum 60% score ) And ( 10+2 in Science with minimum 60% score ) And ( UG in Computer Science with minimum 60% score And PG in Computer science and engineering with minimum 55% score )

Additional Exams/Criteria:

  • DisciplineSCIENCE
  • Program LevelDual Bachelors And Masters Degree
  • Branch/SubjectEarth Sciences
  • No. of seats2
  • Course Duration (In Months)60
  • Examination Patternsemester

    SAARC Country

  • Annual Tuition FeesINR 73480
  • Annual Total FeesINR 98200
  • Non-SAARC Country

  • Annual Tuition FeesINR 73480
  • Annual Total FeesINR 98200

Eligibility Criteria: ( 10th in Any Subject with minimum 60% score ) And ( 10+2 in Science with minimum 60% score )

Additional Exams/Criteria: SAT Level I with minimum 1000 score

  • DisciplineSCIENCE
  • Program LevelPhD
  • Branch/SubjectEarth Sciences
  • No. of seats2
  • Course Duration (In Months)60
  • Examination Patternsemester

    SAARC Country

  • Annual Tuition FeesINR 44000
  • Annual Total FeesINR 68620
  • Non-SAARC Country

  • Annual Tuition FeesINR 44000
  • Annual Total FeesINR 68620

Eligibility Criteria: ( 10th in Any Subject with minimum 60% score ) And ( 10+2 in Science with minimum 60% score ) And ( UG in Geo sciences with minimum 60% score And PG in Geo sciences with minimum 55% score )

Additional Exams/Criteria:

  • DisciplineSCIENCE
  • Program LevelDual Bachelors And Masters Degree
  • Branch/SubjectMathematical Sciences
  • No. of seats2
  • Course Duration (In Months)60
  • Examination Patternsemester

    SAARC Country

  • Annual Tuition FeesINR 73480
  • Annual Total FeesINR 98200
  • Non-SAARC Country

  • Annual Tuition FeesINR 73480
  • Annual Total FeesINR 98200

Eligibility Criteria: ( 10th in Any Subject with minimum 60% score ) And ( 10+2 in Science with minimum 60% score )

Additional Exams/Criteria: SAT Level I with minimum 1000 score

  • DisciplineSCIENCE
  • Program LevelPhD
  • Branch/SubjectMathematical Sciences
  • No. of seats2
  • Course Duration (In Months)60
  • Examination Patternsemester

    SAARC Country

  • Annual Tuition FeesINR 44000
  • Annual Total FeesINR 68620
  • Non-SAARC Country

  • Annual Tuition FeesINR 44000
  • Annual Total FeesINR 68620

Eligibility Criteria: ( 10th in Any Subject with minimum 60% score ) And ( 10+2 in Science with minimum 60% score ) And ( UG in Mathematics with minimum 60% score And PG in Mathematics with minimum 55% score )

Additional Exams/Criteria:

  • DisciplineSCIENCE
  • Program LevelPost Graduate (PG)
  • Branch/SubjectMathematics
  • No. of seats1
  • Course Duration (In Months)24
  • Examination Patternsemester

    SAARC Country

  • Annual Tuition FeesINR 70000
  • Annual Total FeesINR 84000
  • Non-SAARC Country

  • Annual Tuition FeesINR 70000
  • Annual Total FeesINR 84000

Eligibility Criteria: ( 10th in Mathematics (As Mandatory Subject) with minimum 60% score ) And ( 10+2 in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM) with minimum 60% score ) And ( UG in Mathematics with minimum 60% score )

Additional Exams/Criteria:

  • DisciplineSCIENCE
  • Program LevelDual Bachelors And Masters Degree
  • Branch/SubjectPhysical Sciences
  • No. of seats2
  • Course Duration (In Months)60
  • Examination Patternsemester

    SAARC Country

  • Annual Tuition FeesINR 73480
  • Annual Total FeesINR 98200
  • Non-SAARC Country

  • Annual Tuition FeesINR 73480
  • Annual Total FeesINR 98200

Eligibility Criteria: ( 10th in Any Subject with minimum 60% score ) And ( 10+2 in Science with minimum 60% score )

Additional Exams/Criteria: SAT Level I with minimum 1000 score

  • DisciplineSCIENCE
  • Program LevelPhD
  • Branch/SubjectPhysical Sciences
  • No. of seats2
  • Course Duration (In Months)60
  • Examination Patternsemester

    SAARC Country

  • Annual Tuition FeesINR 44000
  • Annual Total FeesINR 68620
  • Non-SAARC Country

  • Annual Tuition FeesINR 44000
  • Annual Total FeesINR 68620

Eligibility Criteria: ( 10th in Any Subject with minimum 60% score ) And ( 10+2 in Science with minimum 60% score ) And ( UG in Physics with minimum 60% score And PG in Physical Science with minimum 55% score )

Additional Exams/Criteria:

  • DisciplineHUMANITIES
  • Program LevelPhD
  • Branch/SubjectEconomic Sciences
  • No. of seats2
  • Course Duration (In Months)60
  • Examination Patternsemester

    SAARC Country

  • Annual Tuition FeesINR 40000
  • Annual Total FeesINR 69000
  • Non-SAARC Country

  • Annual Tuition FeesINR 44000
  • Annual Total FeesINR 69000

Eligibility Criteria: ( 10th in Mathematics (As Mandatory Subject) with minimum 60% score ) And ( 10+2 in Economics with minimum 60% score ) And ( ( UG in Economics with minimum 60% score Or UG in Mathematics with minimum 60% score Or UG in Statistics with minimum 60% score Or UG in Economic Sciences with minimum 60% score ) And ( PG in Economics with minimum 55% score Or PG in Economic Sciences with minimum 55% score Or PG in Mathematics with minimum 55% score Or PG in Statistics with minimum 55% score ) )

Additional Exams/Criteria:

  • DisciplineSCIENCE
  • Program LevelPost Graduate (PG)
  • Branch/SubjectSpace Physics
  • No. of seats2
  • Course Duration (In Months)24
  • Examination Patternsemester

    SAARC Country

  • Annual Tuition FeesINR 70000
  • Annual Total FeesINR 84000
  • Non-SAARC Country

  • Annual Tuition FeesINR 70000
  • Annual Total FeesINR 84000

Eligibility Criteria: ( 10th in Science with minimum 60% score ) And ( 10+2 in Science with minimum 60% score ) And ( ( UG in Physics with minimum 60% score Or UG in Instrumentation with minimum 60% score Or UG in Electronics and Communications Engineering with minimum 60% score Or UG in Electrical Engineering with minimum 60% score Or UG in Aeronautical Engineering with minimum 60% score Or UG in Computer Science with minimum 60% score Or UG in Information Technology with minimum 60% score Or UG in Mechanical Engineering with minimum 60% score Or UG in Optoelectronics with minimum 60% score Or UG in Optoelectronics and Optical Communication with minimum 60% score ) )

Additional Exams/Criteria:

  • DisciplineSCIENCE
  • Program LevelPhD
  • Branch/SubjectSpace Sciences
  • No. of seats2
  • Course Duration (In Months)60
  • Examination Patternsemester

    SAARC Country

  • Annual Tuition FeesINR 40000
  • Annual Total FeesINR 69000
  • Non-SAARC Country

  • Annual Tuition FeesINR 40000
  • Annual Total FeesINR 69000

Eligibility Criteria: ( 10th in Science with minimum 60% score ) And ( 10+2 in Science with minimum 60% score ) And ( ( UG in Engineering with minimum 60% score Or UG in Physics with minimum 60% score ) And PG in Physical Science with minimum 55% score )

Additional Exams/Criteria:

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