Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) has given the first notification related to the admissions to the five year BS-MS Dual Degree Programme 2014 at Bhopal, Kolkata, Mohali, Pune and Thiruvananthapuram for the academic session starting in August 2014. IISERs have been set up to promote high quality scientific education, research and training by the Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD).
BS-MS Dual Degree Programme is a five year programme for bright and motivated science students who have completed Class XII and it integrates classroom learning with research and provides ample scope for multidisciplinary interactions.

There will be different channels for admission at iISERs.

(i) Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) Basic Science Stream: Students qualifying in SA (2012)/SX (2013)/SB (2013)
(ii) Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) 2014: Students securing a place in the rank list of JEE(Advanced) for admission to the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs)
(iii) State and Central Boards: Those who are eligible for INSPIRE Scholarship by Department of Science and Technology (DST) on the basis of their aggregate scores in Class XII may be considered for admission after clearing an aptitude test.

BS-MS Students are eligible for either KVPY or INSPIRE Scholarship.
The Key feature of IISERs include highly competent and motivated faculty in various disciplines with a passion for science, integrated under graduate teaching with cutting edge research across disciplines, up-coming eco-friendly green campuses with appropriate infrastructure, library with online resources, books and research journals, state of the art teaching and research facilities, sports and recreational facilities, hostel facilities for all students etc.
More details will be available in the next advertisement to be issued in February, 2014.

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