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Academic Programs

The academic activity of IISER Mohali is interdisciplinary in nature, with a focus on the basic sciences. The emphasis is on expanding the frontiers of knowledge while focusing on the fundamentals of science. IISER Mohali's major thrust areas are:

  • Physical Sciences
  • Chemical Sciences
  • Life Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Computer Science
  • Material Science and Environment
  • Earth System Science
IISER Mohali offers the following academic programs:
Integrated Master's level (M.S.):

Admission to this program is after 10+2 years of school training and is currently on the basis of performance in KVPY, IIT JEE and performance in the 10th and 12th class Board exams. So far three batches of students have been admitted:
  • 25 Students in July 2007
  • 40 students in July 2008
  • 120 students in July 2009
  • 104 students in July 2010
  • 80 students in July 2011
    For admission details
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    Course Structure
Doctoral Program (PhD):

Admission to the doctoral program is after a Master's degree in science. Besides the students of the Integrated Master's program, Postgraduate students with a Master's degree in science from other Universities/Institutes will also be admitted to the doctoral program. The program will involve course work, a qualifying examination, a state of the art seminar, thesis work, open seminar and a thesis examination, leading to the award of a PhD degree. The quantum of course work will vary depending on the background of the student. Besides individual research, students will be involved in several professional activities such as seminars, workshops, presentations and review meetings. All doctoral students will assist faculty members in teaching during the course of the doctoral program.

Integrated Doctoral Program (Int. PhD):

Admission to this program is after a B.Sc. degree in any of the basic sciences.

Address: IISER Mohali, Knowledge city, Sector 81, SAS Nagar, Manauli PO 140306
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