Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata (IISER)

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata (IISER 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.

Master's Programmes

Natural Sciences & Mathematics (2)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (1)

About

History

The first two institutes, under this initiative, are IISER Kolkata (IISER-K) and IISER Pune in 2006, followed by IISER Mohali in 2007, and IISER Bhopal and IISER Thiruvananthapuram in 2008, IISER Tirupati in 2015 and IISER Berhampur in 2016.

Education

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.

Research

IISER Kolkata considers sponsored research with utmost importance. Additionally, the consultancy projects to be undertaken by the faculty members will be very much appreciated. The R&D office will coordinate various aspects of project management, like initiation of project proposal, opening an account in the R&D Office, hiring of project personnel, purchase, etc.

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University Ranking

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Services

Housing services

Institute has following three hostels in the permanent campus:

  • The Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Hall
  • The Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar Hall
  • The Nivedita Hall

Library services

The IISER-K Library, started in 2006, functions as a library, documentation and information centre catering to education and research in basic sciences. It is envisaged to expand into a major resource system before long.

Medical services

IISER-K CMS covers all the permanent employees of this Institute and eligible members of their families. To avail the medical benefit provided under the scheme, a monthly contribution needs to be made by the employee. The rates of contribution recovered from the employee’s salary depend on the grade pay drawn by the employees.

Student Life

Campus life

IISER Kolkata is functioning from it's main campus situated in Mohanpur, Nadia.  All the administrative and academic works are being carried out in it's main campus.

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