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Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram
Online Application for the Admission to 2 Year M.Sc. Programme
Applications are invited from highly motivated students for admission to 2-Year MSc programs at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram (IISER TVM) in the Schools of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics for the session starting from August 2023, i.e., Varsha 2023 semester. Candidates are required to apply through the online portal only. The online application portal will be open from 1st April 2023 at http://appserv.iisertvm.ac.in/msc/. Last date for receipt of applications is 30th April 2023 01 May 2023.
Application Fees (non-refundable): Rs 1000/- for applicants belonging to General/OBC-NCL/general-EWS categories and Rs. 500/- for applicants belonging to SC/ST categories.
Three or Four Year Bachelor’s degree in the Sciences/Engineering/Mathematics or other relevant disciplines with minimum 60% marks (or a CGPA of 6.5 in a 10 point scale) for general/general-EWS/OBC-NCL candidates and a minimum of 50% marks (or a CGPA of 5.5 in a 10 point scale) for SC/ST and PwD candidates. This eligibility criterion is common across all four disciplines.
Candidates with relevant background and interest satisfying the eligibility criterion will have to appear for an online, proctored screening test scheduled for May 14, 2023. The screening test will be held in English. Candidates shortlisted based on their performance in the screening test will be selected through interviews scheduled between 10th and 20th June 2023. The syllabi for screening tests and interviews in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics are given below.
There will be 20 seats available in each School for the 2-year MSc program. Selections will follow all reservation norms of the government of India.
The MSc program of IISER TVM is conceived to provide an immersive and flexible learning experience set in a vibrant research environment. Key highlights of the program include:
Flexible syllabus with electives offered from second semester onwards.
Carefully curated core courses with up-to-date content that give a comprehensive and in-depth introduction to the exciting frontiers of modern scientific research.
Electives can be taken from any of the schools giving the program a strong interdisciplinary character.
One and two credit modules/short courses integrated into the curriculum that can be taken either to as a refresher to background material or as stand-alone introductions to exciting new frontiers.
Unique flexibility in choosing the duration of the MSc project ranging from one semester to a year depending on the interest and focus of each student.
Challenging and diverse learning environment with courses run jointly with the existing BS-MS and Integrated-PhD programs of the institute and students joining from all over the country.
|Online application portal open from||01 April 2023|
|Last date of receipt of applications||30 April 2023 01 May 2023|
|Online screening test||14 May 2023|
|Interviews in each school||10-20 June 2023|
|Publication of list of selected candidates||As soon as possible|
|Last date for accepting offer of admission by paying prescribed fees||10 July 2023|
|Arrival on campus||30 July 2023|