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IISER Kolkata Admission 2023: Application Form (Soon), Date, Eligibility

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IISER Kolkata Admission 2023 Application Form will be Releasing soon for Various Courses. IISER Kolkata an autonomous research and education institute that was established in 2006, located in Nadia county of West Bengal. IISER Kolkata provides five courses in the streams of Research, Science, and Technology at UG, PG, and doctoral level, namely a five-year BS-MS Dual Degree programme, MS in Space Physics, Integrated PhD, PhD and Postdoctoral Research programme across seven departments and five centres of excellence.

Admission to the University is both entrance and merit-based. IISER Kolkata Admission is done through  Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) as well as a JEE. BS-MS admission is being offered through the JEE Advanced score, State & Central Board (SCB) channel, or KVPY scheme. Below, in this article, applicants will get the detailed information regarding the IISER Kolkata 2023 Admission dates, application form, eligibility criteria, and admission procedure, etc.

IISER Kolkata Admission 2023 Notification – Application Soon

New IISER Kolkata Admission 2023 Application Form will be Releasing soon for Various Courses. Click Here to Apply Online. The link will be provided above.

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IISER Kolkata 2023 Important Dates:

Below we have provided the schedule of IISER Kolkata 2023 Important Dates for the candidates to refer:

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For KVPY Channel

Events Dates (Tentative)
Released of Application Form, April 2023
Last Date to submit Application form August 2023
Seat allocation process October 2023


Events Dates (Tentative)
Released of Application Form, March 2023
Last Date to submit Application form August 2023
Downloading of Admit Card September 2023
IISCR Aptitude Exam 2023 September 2023
Answer Key Release September 2023
Counseling October 2023

IISER Kolkata 2023 Application Form:

Below we have provided the important information regarding the application form for the reference of the applicants:

IISER Kolkata Admission 2023 Application Form will be Releasing soon for Various Courses. The Application Form can be submitted online through the Institute’s official website. Candidates can apply by following the given steps:

  • Visit the official website of IISER, Kolkata and then click on the “Application Portal” option or go for the direct link provided above in this article.
  • Register by introducing personal and professional details.
  • Log on to your account with your Id and password (generated after the registration).
  • Fill the Application Form in the right way.
  • Upload the required valid documentation.
  • Pay off the application fee through online payment option.
  • Submit the Application Form.

Application Fee:

To pay for the application fee of Rs. 2000/- for General and OBC category and INR 1000 for SC/ ST/ PH categories all through Net banking/ credit/ debit card.

Documents Required:

  • Attested copies of the Class 12th/ Graduation/ PG marks sheet.
  • Birth Certificate and Photo ID proof.
  • Scorecard of National aptitude test (if required).
  • Statement of Purpose declaring research interest and potential Supervisor (for IP program).

IISER Kolkata 2023 Eligibility Criteria:

Below we have provided the IISER Kolkata Admission 2023 Eligibility Criteria for the candidates to check before applying:

Course Name Specialization Minimum Eligibility Selection Criteria
BS-MS Biological Science 10+2 with 60% marks in aggregate in the Science group. Admission is offered to the beneficiaries of KVPY scholarship Or JEE Advanced score holders Or Students of State or Central Boards who have qualified in the IISER Aptitude Test.
Chemical Science
Mathematics and Statistics
Geological Science
Physical Science
MS Space Physics BE.B.Tech in the relevant discipline Merit in B.E/B.Tech followed by an interview.
Integrated Ph.D. Biological Science BE/ B.Tech/ B.Sc/ MBBS or minimum 60% marks in Hons/Major (50% for SC/ ST/ OBC category) Any Central Aptitude Test (JAM/ JGEEBILS/JEST) + merit+ Interview
Chemical Science
Mathematics and Statistics
Geological Science
Physical Science
PDF & Ph.D. Biological Science Ph.D. degree in the relevant discipline. Merit-based admission by considering the work experience and Research areas.
Geological Science Post Graduate Degree in the relevant discipline Merit and performance in the interview round
Physical Science
Mathematics and Statistics
Chemical Science

IISER Kolkata 2023 Admissions Process:

Ph.D. will be provided for the duration of three years in five specializations. IISER, Kolkata also provides Post-Doctoral Fellowship (PDF) program in various fields. PDF admissions are being conducted throughout the year while Ph.D. admissions are provided twice in a year. A related Master’s degree holders are eligible to receive a Ph.D. and at the same time, a Ph.D. degree is required in order to qualify for the PDF program. IISER, Kolkata conducts its own Ph.D. Entrance Test in order to offer admission to the Ph.D. program.

The institute offers a Comprehensive Ph.D. program for the entire period of seven years. It includes a two-year MS program and a five-year Ph.D. program.

Candidates who graduated BE/ B.Tech/ B.Sc/ MBBS or with an equivalent degree from a recognized university can take admission in this program. Even candidates who have notched 60% marks in any Honors/ Major (if applicable) or 60% marks in aggregate, if Honors/ Major does not apply. Action in the case of SC/ ST candidates the minimum marks is 50%.The Institute takes into account the score obtained in both of these central aptitude tests viz. JAM/JGEEBILS/ JEST including their academic performance and score earned in the interview round at the time of the entrance.

The University is accepting the score of national or state level entrance examination. For some courses, the institute also agrees with the merit gained in the previous qualifying examination. Given below are the details for the same:

Course Name Exam name/ type
BS-MS JEE Advanced or KVPY
MS Merit in B.E/ B.Tech
Integrated Ph.D IIT JAM
  • Admission to MS by research program is given on the basis of candidates’ performance and score obtained in the interview round.
  • For the Integrated Ph.D. program, the candidates with BE/ B.Tech/ B.Sc or MBBS degree carrying at least 60% marks are also eligible for admission.
  • During the admission to the Integrated Ph.D. program, the candidates with a valid score of any national common aptitude tests viz. JAM/ JGEEBILS or JEST are considered.
  • Applicants with a Master’s Degree from an accredited university are considered to be eligible for admission to the Ph.D. program.
  • Admission to the Ph.D. program is administered solely on the basis of candidates’ merit in the respective PG course and the performance in the interview round.
  • Students with a Ph.D. degree can apply for a Post Doc program.
  • Candidates can choose to apply online separately for each course through the Institute’s website. Payment of application fee can be made online only. The application fee is non-refundable.


The acumen of the qualified students have been shown in many fields and they are ready to join research and company world and contribute in various study fields and industries corresponding Bioinformatics, Exploration & Mining, Specialty and Fine Chemicals, Polymers, Synthetic Chemistry, Optics, Statistical Modeling.

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