IISER: BS-MS Dual Degree Admissions 2013

Admissions to the BS-MS Dual Degree Admissions 2013 at IISER have been announced through the KVPY/JEE Advanced 2013 or IISER Aptitude Test. Aspirants will have to apply online as per the eligibility criteria specified. Students who do not have KVPY or JEE Advanced 2013 scores can appear for the IISER Aptitude test. Students can apply separately through the three channels too provided they meet the eligibility criteria.

Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISERs)

Campuses: Bhopal, Kolkata, Mohali, Pune, Thiruvananthapuram

BS-MS 2013 Admission Criteria: on the basis of one of the following

(1) Ranking in KVPY.

(2) Ranking in JEE (Advanced) 2013

(3) Merit in the Aptitude test conducted by IISERs

BS-MS 2013 Eligibility:

1. Students through  Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY):  

  • Students who have passed SA(2011)/ SX(2012)/ SB(2012)/ SP (Passed class XII in 2012).


2. Students through JEE (Advanced) 2013:

  • Candidates must have secured a minimum aggregate of 60% marks (SC/ST 55%) in class XII
    They must have a valid rank in the Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced)


3. Students from State and Central Boards: Students who have passed class XII in 2012 or are appearing for class XII exam in 2013 with science as core subjects. They must have secured

  • 1. Aggregate marks above or equal to the DST delared cut-off percentage as eligibility for INSPIRE  fellowship.
    5% relaxation in the DST cut-off for OBC (Non-Creamy layer)/PD category candidates Cut-off for SC/ST candidates is 55% in class XII for all boards.          
  • 2. An advisory note for the eligibility for Scholarship for Higher Education (SHE) under INSPIRE scheme.

Calculation of Aggregate marks = (Total marks obtained in all subjects x 100) / Maximum marks.


IISER BS-MS 2013 Seat Allotment Criteria:

  • Through the KVPY channel:  Up to 25% seats in each category (General/SC/ST/OBC Non-creamy).
  • Through KVPY + JEE (Advanced) channels:  Up to 50% seats in each category (General/SC/ST/OBC Non-creamy
  • IISER Aptitude Test: Remaining seats in each category through State and Central Boards channel


IISER BS-MS 2013 Application Procedure:

  • To apply online Click here
  • Print the SBI Bank slip that is generated.
  • Use this pay in slip to pay Rs 600 (Rs 300 for SC/ST) in cash on the next working day
    Bank Charges of Rs 20 additional and have to be paid along with the fees
  • Do not forget to write the Bank Branch Code and date of deposition on the pay-in-slip.
  • (Do not tamper the barcode printed on the bank-pay-in slip.)
  • Make note of the Unique Journal Number on the SBI pay-in-slip after payment
  • Log in at the Applicants Login page using the IISER Application Number and the Password to login.
  • Submit after entering  the Unique Journal Number mentioned on the SBI pay-in-slip, Bank Branch Code and the date of deposition.
  • Upload a passport size photograph in the jpg file format (size not more than 100 KB) Note: The file name of the photo should be of alphanumeric characters only, without any gap, dot or any other character in between.
  • Print the completed application on prompting by the system after the photo is uploaded
  • Use good quality A4 size paper to print the application.
  • Safe keep it along with the counter foil of bank pay-in-slip safely.
  • Important: The copy of Application form & Bank pay in slip  will be required at the time of counseling.
  • Note: Students can apply through all three channels provided they meet the eligibility criteria as specified.They have to apply separately for each channel and pay fees for each application.

BS-MS 2013 Aptitude Test: Students from State or central Board have to write an aptitude test

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Total Questions:  60 multiple choice questions (15 questions each from Biology, Chemistry,Mathematics and Physics).
  • Marking:  3 marks awarded for each correct answer and one mark deducted for every wrong answer.

BS-MS 2013 Scholarship under KVPY/INSPIRE scheme:  Rs 5000 per month

BS-MS 2013 Counselling Fee: Rs 1200 (Rs 600 for SC/ST) to be paid in cash

BS-MS 2013 Important Dates:

1. KVPY:

  • Online Applications from: April 1 to July 3, 2013
  • Counselling : July 8, 2013
  • Last Date for receipt of Admission fees: July 16, 2013

2. JEE (Advanced):

  • Online Applications from: June 26 to July 3, 2013
  • Counselling : July 8, 2013
  • Last Date for receipt of Admission fees: July 16, 2013

3. IISER Aptitude Test

  • Online Applications from: June 15 to July 8, 2013
  • Aptitude Test Date: July 20, 2013
  • Last Date for receipt of Admission fees: July 29, 2013


Phone: 0172-2240054, 
Email: [email protected]


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