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The institute offers admission to BS and MS dual degree programmes, integrated Ph.D. and Ph.D. programmes at the undergraduate and doctoral levels. IISER TVM admissions are offered in the following branches: Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Sciences and Biology. Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram admissions to BS and MS dual degree programmes are offered through three channels: Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) channel, Joint Entrance Examination (JEE-Advanced) of the Indian Institutes of Technology and State and Central Boards Channel (SCB). Students wanting to take admission in BS and MS dual degree programmes through the SCB channel have to appear for the IISER Aptitude Test whereas, admission through KVPY and JEE- Advanced channels are offered direct admissions. IISER Aptitude Test is a computer-based test, consisting of 60 questions conducted in an online mode. An important point- due to the current uncertainty in the board examination due to pandemics, the eligibility criteria for admission to BS and MS dual degree programmes have been modified. It is decided that students must obtain 60% marks (UR category) in class 12th examination or equivalent in the science stream from a recognised board, whereas for SC/ST category candidates the minimum % is 55.
Integrated Ph.D. is a research programme consisting of 14 semesters. Students willing to take admission in integrated Ph.D. programmes must meet the eligibility criteria as laid down by the institute. It is to be noted that students must appear and obtain valid scores in the Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST) to be eligible for the interview round for the School of Physics. Students who have applied to the School of Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics will be notified to appear for the written test if they are able to meet the eligibility criteria. Candidates’ performance in the written test shall be the key factor if he/she is going to appear for the interview or not. Candidates aspiring to take admission into the Ph.D. programme at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research must meet the eligibility criteria. The eligibility criteria for different schools will vary and it will depend on the programme a candidate wants to take admission in. Candidates who will fulfil all the eligibility criteria and pass the IISER TVM selection process will only be offered admission to the Ph.D. programmes.
Candidates must visit the official website of the IISER admission portal- www.iiseradmission.ac.in
Before applying for admission, candidates must check the eligibility criteria by clicking on the ‘eligibility’ tab.
Click on the ‘apply tab’ for applying for admissions.
The IISER TVM application process includes two steps: registration and application.
Once candidates have done registration, they can proceed to fill the application form.
Candidates must upload the required documents and pay the application fee.
The application fee is Rs. 2,000 for UR, OBC and EWC categories and Rs. 1,000 for Person with Disabilities students under SC/ST category.
Aspirants must fill the online application form at the URL- http://appserv.iisertvm.ac.in/phd
Once the application form is filled, candidates must hit the ‘submit button.
Candidates must upload all the required documents online.
Candidates are required to provide the name/affiliation/contact number and email addresses of two referees in the application form.
Candidates must pay the application fee to complete the application process.
The application fee for UR and OBC candidates is Rs. 500 and Rs. 350 for SC/ST category.
The institute offers 3 dual degrees: BS and MS Biology Dual Degree, BS and MS Chemistry Dual Degree and BS and MS Mathematics Dual Degree. The duration of these courses is 5 years. Candidates are offered IISER TVM UG admission through KVPY/SCB/JEE-Advanced channels only. No other admission channel is available and accepted for IISER TVM UG admissions.
Passed class 12th in science stream from a recognised board with a minimum of 60% marks for unreserved category and 50% for SC/ST category.
Candidates must meet the eligibility criteria prescribed by the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research.
Eligible candidates must fill the application form at www.iiseradmissions.ac.in.
There are only three modes of admission: Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) channel, Joint Entrance Examination (JEE-Advanced) of the Indian Institutes of Technology and State and Central Boards Channel (SCB).
Students applying through SCB channels have to appear for IISER Aptitude Test. The results of the IISER Aptitude Test are released in an online mode only.
Counselling for all three channels are held separately.
Candidates will be called for counselling according to the merit lists of three channels respectively.
Seats are allotted to the candidates based on the merit and choices filled by them.
Once a seat is allotted to a candidate, students must report to the allotted centres for document verification.
Master’s degree or equivalent with a minimum of 55% marks from a recognised university.
Qualify in at least one of the national level eligibility tests or fellowships (CSIR-UGC-JRF, GATE INSPIRE Ph.D.)
Master’s Degree securing a minimum of 55% marks,
Qualify in at least one of the National Level Eligibility Tests or Fellowships (CSIR-UGC-JRF, GATE INSPIRE Ph.D, NBHM-JRF)
Master’s Degree securing a minimum of 55% marks,
Qualify in at least one of the national level eligibility tests or fellowships (CSIR-UGC-JRF, GATE INSPIRE Ph.D, JEST)
First, students need to fulfil the eligibility criteria for admission to Integrated Ph.D. at IISER TVM.
Eligible candidates must fill the application form.
Students have to appear for the written test.
Shortlisted candidates based on their performance in written test have to attend the interview/interviews.
The selection procedure for the School of Biological Sciences: shortlisted candidates based on JAM (BT only) or JGEEBILLS (GS) ranks/scores/marks from each of the two streams will be required to appear for one or two rounds of online interviews.
The selection procedure for the School of Chemical Sciences for Ph.D. Chemistry Integrated: shortlisted candidates are required to appear for one or two rounds of online interviews. JAM qualified candidates need to appear for only one round of interviews.
The selection procedure for the School of Mathematical Sciences for Ph.D.Mathematics Integrated: shortlisted candidates are required to appear for one round of online interviews.
The selection procedure for the Physical Sciences for Ph.D. Physics Integrated: shortlisted candidates are required to attend online interviews.
Master’s degree from a recognised university in relevant areas with 7.5 CGPA on a 10-point scale and must have qualified at least one of the following examinations: CSIR-UGC, UGC-NET JRF, GATE, or national level examination (school-specific)
To be eligible for further rounds of the IISER TVM admission process for Ph.D., candidates must meet the eligibility criteria.
Candidates must qualify for national level eligibility tests or fellowships according to the schools.
For School of Biology- CSIR-UGC-JRF, DBT-JRF (Category 1), INSPIRE Ph.D., JGEEBILLS, ICMR JRF and GATE (Ecology).
For School of Chemistry- CSIR-UGC-JRF, GATE, INSPIRE Ph.D.
For School of Mathematics- CSIR-UGC-JRF, GATE, INSPIRE Ph.D., NBHM- JRF.
For School of Physics- CSIR-UGC-JRF, GATE, INSPIRE Ph.D., JEST
Candidates must pass the selection process according to school and get their documents verified and pay the course fees.
School of Biological Sciences- Candidates must submit a research proposal of 300-400 words which should clearly state the research problems and how will a student solve them. Candidates need to upload this section under ‘statement of purpose’. This SOP will be the main criterion for shortlisting candidates for the interview round. Shortlisted candidates need to appear for an online interview (2 rounds taken within 3 days). Therefore, the final selection of candidates will be made based on the performance of candidates in the interviews.
School of Chemical Sciences- Candidates will be shortlisted based on their marks and shortlisted candidates will be notified to appear for two rounds of online interviews.
School of Mathematical Sciences- Candidates meeting the eligibility criteria will be called for the online interviews and the final selection will be made based on the performance of candidates in the online interviews.
School of Physical Sciences- Candidates shortlisted will be selected based on their performance in the online interviews.
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No part-time integrated Ph.D. programme is not offered by IISER TVM. The Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram is a fully residential research institute hence all the students getting admission to the integrated Ph.D. courses will have to reside at the campus till their programmes are completed.
The candidates who meet the eligibility criteria by IISER, Thiruvananthapuram can start by filling out the online application form. Then the candidates need to pass any one of the entrance exams from KVPY, JEE-Advanced, or SCB. Next, counselling sessions are conducted differently for all the candidates securing a place in the merit list from the channels mentioned above. After counselling, based on their merit, and choices, a seat is allotted following which the candidates will have to get their documents verified at the respective centres. Thus, in this way, the candidates can secure admission to the BS-MS course.
After being shortlisted for the admission interview to the Integrated Ph.D. Programme of IISER TVM, the candidates must carry some important documents. These documents include printouts of the online application form and SBI Collect Payment, all the mark sheets, and certificates related to classes 10, 12, and UG. In case the bachelor's certificate is unavailable, then mark sheets for all the semesters are a must. The other documents required are valid Photo ID proof, a category certificate in case of being SC/ST/PwD/OBC-NCL, and also a national-level exam qualification certificate.
Different kinds of application fees are charged by IISER, Trivandrum based on the programmes, and categories of the students. For BS and MS Dual Degree programmes, the UR, OBC, and EWC categories of students will have to pay Rs. 2000, and for SC/ST or people with disabilities, the fee is only Rs. 1000. Whereas for PhD. programmes, the UR, and OBCs are charged Rs. 500, and for the SC/ST category, the application fee is Rs. 350.
The candidates need to follow some steps to apply for IISER in Trivandrum. Firstly, visit the official site of IISER, and take a look at the eligibility criteria under the ‘eligibility’ tab. Next, register yourself on the website, and fill out the application form along with uploading all the required documents online. After the form is filled out, pay the application fee to complete this process.
The application fee for BS and MS dual degrees at IISER TVM is Rs. 2,000 for unreserved categories.
Shortlisted candidates have to appear for interview/interviews and the performance of candidates in the interview will be responsible for final Ph.D. admissions at IISER TVM.
Yes, eligible candidates have to appear for a written test for admission to integrated Ph.D. at IISER TVM.
Yes, IISER Aptitude Test is a computer-based test, conducted in an online mode.
Three channels via which IISER TVM admissions to BS and MS dual degrees are offered are KVPY, SCB and JEE Advanced.
Congratulations on your great result. The simple answer to your question will be a YES. Yes, you can get IISER TVM at a rank of 2017. Last year the cutoff for IISER TVM was around 2600. So you can get this college according to the previous trends. However, this is a prediction, so you should wait for the official allotment procedure.
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There is an eligible criteria to qualify IAT and get admission in IISER. It is as, you must have rank with in 10,000 in common rank list if you are of general category. But if you are of any of reserved category then you must have rank within 10,000 in reserved category list. Also, you must have at least 55% in 10+2 or equivalent exam.
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If you are a non General student (OBC,SC,ST,Pwd) you will for sure get a good seat in IISER.
Although if you are General Category student, then you need to wait for further rounds in counselling. People getting 76-79 marks gets admitted in Bhopal.
Thus you can expect it and might get Behrampur for sure.
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