International Students Admission

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Kolkata, one of the leading Indian research institutes, admits international students to the following programmes offered by the Institute.

  • BS-MS Dual Degree Programme

  • Master of Science Programme

  • MS in Space Physics Programme

  • Doctor of Philosophy Programme

Master of Science Programme is currently offered by the departments of Chemical Sciences; and Mathematics and Statistics.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program is offered in the fields of Biological Sciences; Chemical Sciences; Computational and Data Sciences; Earth Sciences; Humanities and Social Sciences (Economic Sciences); Mathematics and Statistics; Physical Sciences; and Space Sciences.

How to Apply

International students can apply through the 'Study in India' Programme launched by the Ministry of Education, Government of India


Selection of students will be on the basis of their academic record and a web interview.


PhD Fellowships are available to international students.
 Eligible students will receive a fellowship of:-
 i) JRF (first two years as per norms) : Rs. 31,000/-
 ii)SRF (next three three years as per norms) : Rs. 35,000/-

MHRD Scholarships

Ministry of Human Resource and Development (MHRD), Government of India, provides scholarships for students from various countries.

ICCR Scholarship

The Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) on behalf Government of India offers scholarships and fellowships to international students wishing to study in India in various programs and disciplines. For more information refer to the link: Click Here

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