IISER Admission 2018 – Online Applications Invited for BS-MS Programme

Last Modified: 18 May 2024

IISER admission 2018 has begun. Candidates can apply for BS-MS programme right on the official website.

25 May 2018: Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER) have released the 2018 application form for admission to 5-year BS-MS degree programme offered at Berhampur, Bhopal, Kolkata Mohali, Pune, Thiruvananthapuram, and Tirupati campuses. Interested candidates can apply through the official admission website.

Steps to apply for IISER Admission 2018

  • Go to the official website - https://www.iiseradmission.in/.
  • Click on ‘here’ in the ‘Application portal is open. Please click here to apply link on the home-page.
  • Click on the ‘Sign Up’ option at the top-left side.
  • Enter the details asked for and click on ‘Submit’ button.
  • You will be asked to verify your email-id. Once done, you can again log-in to IISER website to complete the application form.
  • Upload the required documents (scanned image of recent passport size photograph, mark-sheet, etc.) and make the fee payment to complete the form.
  • You can complete the form in parts. Log out and log in later to complete the form.
  • Once the form is complete, take a print out of the completed form.


Application Fee

Every candidate is required to pay the application fee for IISER Admission as stated below:

  • For GEN and OBC (NC) categories – ₹ 2000/-
  • For other categories – ₹ 1000/-

Note that the application fee is non-refundable.

Courses Offered

  • The institutes offer a five-year BS-MS degree programme for students who have passed class 10+2 from Science stream. The structure of the course is as follows:

1st and 2nd year – Core courses in basic sciences

3rd and 4th year – Specialisation in science subjects

5th year – Research project

If you wish to pursue the BS-MS dual degree in Engineering Sciences from IISER Bhopal, Mathematics is mandatory at 10+2 level.

  • From this year onward, a new programme has been introduced in IISER Bhopal – BS in Economic Sciences. The programme is of 4-year duration and candidate should have studied Mathematics at 10+2 level.


The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has set up the Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISE₹) for the promotion of high-quality education, research, and training in Science stream. For details on IISER Admission channels, important dates, etc., candidates should visit the official website.