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Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Pune

About Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Pune

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune was established in 2006, which is a premier institute dedicated to research and teaching in the basic sciences. In 2012, it was declared as an Institute of National Importance by an Act of Parliament as a unique initiative in science education in India.

It is one of the premier institutions established to impart & provide in the field of higher education for the deserving candidates and prove to be a milestone in the part of progress.

It is recognized and approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi and also by the Directorate of Technical Education (DTE), Maharashtra.

IISER aims to be a Science University of the highest caliber devoted to both teaching and research in a totally integrated manner, with state-of-the-art research and high-quality education, thus nurturing both curiosity and creativity.

It is autonomous self-affiliated co-educational institute which is awarding its own Masters and Doctoral degrees, providing a regular course which is located in an urban part of Pune played a pioneering role in the field of higher education. The campus is located in another city also has a different name of institutions.

The Government of India, through the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), has established seven Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER). These institutes are located in Bhopal, Berhampur, Mohali, Pune, Kolkata, Thiruvananthapuram and Tirupati.

IISER Pune is also a member of Association of Indian Universities. Since its inception, IISER Pune has published over 900 research papers in highly reputed national and international journals.

IISER Pune has initiated a 5 years Integrated Masters program and a Post-Masters Ph.D. program in Integrated Sciences in an intellectually vibrant atmosphere of research.

Apart from the college is also offers skills in areas such as scientific inquiry, problem-solving, communication skills, computational sciences, electronics and instrumentation and workshop practices.

About Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISERs):

Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISERs) was created in 2006 through a proclamation of Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, to promote quality education and research in basic sciences.

Soon after the announcement, two of these Institutes at Pune and Kolkata, respectively, was started in 2006. This was followed by an Institute at Mohali (2007) and at Bhopal and Trivandrum in 2008.

Each IISER is a degree-granting autonomous institution with a prime focus to integrate science education and research, with a motive of attracting bright students and world-class faculty.

The seven IISERs have been established across the country, namely

  • IISER Kolkata in West Bengal (2006)
  • IISER Pune in Maharashtra (2006)
  • IISER Mohali in Punjab (2007)
  • IISER Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh (2008)
  • ISER Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala (2008)
  • IISER Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh (2015)
  • IISER Berhampur in Odisha (2016)
  • IISER Nagaland (2015)

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Pune will provide a platform for the faculty to engage in high-quality pedagogy, at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and perform cutting-edge research in frontier areas of basic sciences.

The Institute is also committed to impart high moral and ethical values to students and create a genuine concern for social and environmental issues. With these set of broad objectives, it is believed that IISER Pune will emerge as a world-class Institute within a few years of its inception.


  • Establish scientific institutions of the highest caliber where teaching and education are totally integrated with state-of-the-art research
  • Make learning of basic sciences exciting through excellent integrative teaching driven by curiosity and creativity
  • Entry into research at an early age through a flexible borderless curriculum and research projects
  • The Institute has a vibrant campus life with a wide range of opportunities to fill your free time
  • The Institute has an impressive and pollution-free campus with panoramic green surroundings, elegant landscaping and beautiful flower-beds
  • The Institute has separate individual departments for all subjects with young, dynamic faculty and non-teaching staff and with good results
  • The Institute has the most eminent Faculty members and they are really well qualified, experienced and truly committed towards enhancement and development of the students
  • The Institute has well-equipped with modern facilities like library, laboratory, classrooms, computer lab, multipurpose halls, gymnasium, playground etc.
  • A sufficient number of classrooms with varying sizes are made available for the smooth conduct of different classes in the  Institute
  • The Institute has a library with a good number of books (both text and reference) on various subjects to meet the needs of the students as well as the teachers with reading room facility. Daily Newspapers and selected journals are also regularly subscribed
  • State of the Art Laboratories with sufficient space and all the necessary equipment are made available to various departments
  • A special complaint cell (Sexual Harassment Cell) has been formed for the female students in the college. Students can directly complain orally or by written application to the head of the cell. Apart from this, Ragging is strictly prohibited on the Institute campus
  • Wi-Fi facilities may be availed by the students and teachers as per their needs
  • Transportation facility is available for the students
  • The Institute has a large playground with will-equipment for different sports like Cricket, Football, Volleyball, Hockey, Badminton and so on
  • State Government and Central Government offers a number of scholarships to the meritorious students and the students belonging to SC / ST / OBC
  • To sharpen the skill of students and their personality development, various curricular and extra-curricular activities are the regular features of the institution
  • The Institute also organizes workshops, seminars, and conferences for improving teaching skills and methodology
  • The Institute consists Women Cell to help female students. This cell helps and guides girls to sort out from their personal problem and avoid them from any harassment
Levels of study
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Science - Master of Science Full Time 5 Years 10+2
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Doctor of Philosophy - (Mathematics) Full Time 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Chemistry Full Time 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
Doctor of Philosophy in Biology Full Time 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
Doctor of Philosophy in Physics Full Time 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
Integrated Doctor of Philosophy Full Time 4-5 Years Bachelor's Degree
  • Library
  • Hostel
  • Laboratories
  • Internet
  • Auditorium
  • Gymnasium
  • Classroom
  • Placement
  • Scholarship
  • Workshop
  • Wi-Fi
  • Seminar Halls
  • CCTV Surveillance System
  • Curricular Activities
  • Multipurpose Hall
  • UPS
  • Medical Facility
  • Common Rooms
  • Computer Lab
  • Cafeteria/Canteen
  • Anti Ragging
  • Women Cell
  • Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee
  • Campus Security(24x7)
  • Public Transportation
  • IT Infrastructure





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