IISER BS-MS Dual Degree Program Admissions 2012

BS-MS Dual Degree integrated five-year course for 12th standard candidates at IISER

Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research, IISER at Bhopal, Kolkata, Mohali, Pune, Thiruvananthapuram  invites Applications for admission to the 5-Year BS-MS Dual Degree Programme for the academic session starting 2012.

The 5 year BS-MS dual degree program of IISER is offered with major in

·         Biology

·         Chemistry

·          Mathematics and

·         Physics

The BS-MS Programme Structure

• The dual degree BS-MS is an integrated five-year course after 12th standard.

• The first two years will have core courses in basic sciences.

• Third and fourth years will be dedicated to specialization in chosen science subject.

• Fifth year will be devoted to a research project.

• The students are trained to join R&D institutes, academia and science-based industries such as pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, electronics, materials and polymer industries, etc.


Eligibility for BS-MS Programme

Candidates satisfying at least one of the following three criteria may apply:

a   KVPY (Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana) Science stream: Students qualified in SA(2010)/ SX(2011)/ SB(2011)/SP(Passed 10+2 in 2011/2012).

b  IIT-JEE 2012: Students obtaining a minimum of 60% marks in class XII and securing a place in the rank list.

c  Central & State Boards: Students qualifying in Class XII in 2011 or 2012 in Science Stream with either

1) Marks above the cut-off percentage declared on the DST website for the INSPIRE eligibility in http://www.inspire-dst.gov.in/lnspire-Advertisement.pdf. For OBC (non-creamy layer) a 5% relaxation on DST cut-off is admissible. The cut-off for SC/ST is 60% in class XII forall boards in 2012.


2) Advisory note for the eligibility in scholarship for higher education (SHE) under INSPIRE scheme. All the students appearing through this stream must qualify the USER Aptitude Test.


Scholarships for IISER BS-MS Programme

All students are eligible for a monthly scholarship of Rs. 5000/- awarded by INSPIRE/KVPY scheme as per DST norms, subject to continued good academic performance.


How to apply for BS-MS Programme

Applications for admission are to be submitted online at www.iiser-admissions.in. Please follow the instructions for filling up the application form and other relevant details given in the website. There will be a non-refundable application fee of Rs. 500/- (Rs. 250/- for SC/ST).

 Important Dates

Last date for receiving online applications for BS-MS Programme

KVPY Candidates:  2nd April- 5th May 2012

IIT-JEE Candidates: 7th June -21st June 2012

Central and State Board Candidates:  15th June – 9th July 2012


All enquiries to be directed to Chairman, Joint Admission Committee.

Email: chairjac2012@iiserpune.ac.in

Phone: 020-25908222

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