About Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER-K), Kolkata was established in 2006 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India.

IISER Kolkata is designed to reach the prestigious position in the global setting that IISc, IIMs and IITs presently enjoy.

IISER Kolkata is an autonomous institution awarding its own degrees.

The central theme of the IISER Kolkata is to integrate education with research so that undergraduate teaching as well as doctoral and postdoctoral research work could be carried out in symbiosis.

IISERs are devoted to both teaching and research in an integrated manner – thus nurturing both curiosity and creativity.

IISER-K boasts of world class equipments both for the teaching and the research laboratories. Some of our state of the art instruments are: in consonance with the above adage, is committed towards the welfare of its employees and students.

The Introduction of the Revised Contributory Medical Scheme (CMS) w.e.f. 19th June 2014 embodies its commitments. the students are endowed with modern infra and convenient amenities that make their life 'go easy' in college hours, alongside make learning more interesting.

Some of the facilities include well ventilated classrooms, recreational areas, hostel facility for boys and girls, indoor and outdoor games, stocked library, seamless internet connectivity, medical facilities etc.

Levels of study
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Science & Master of Science Full Time 5 Years
Master of Science Full Time 2 Years
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Doctor of Philosophy in Biological Sciences Full Time 5 Years
Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Sciences Full Time 2 Years
Doctor of Philosophy in Earth Sciences Full Time 2 Years
Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics Full Time 1 Year
Doctor of Philosophy in Physics Full Time 1 Year
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