This page describes Masters programmes launched in 2022-23 (in three streams: Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics) and in 2024-25 (in Quantum Technology). 

Masters' Programmes in Chemistry, Geology, and Mathematics

The two-year Master of Science (MSc) programme at IISER Pune is a new programme, launched in the Academic year 2022-2023. Visit this page for a general overview of the programme.

The MSc programme is currently offered in the departments of Chemistry, Mathematics, and Earth and Climate Sciences. Click the following links to know more about the ongoing research in these departments at IISER Pune.

Chemistry  |  Earth and Climate Science  |  Mathematics 

Masters' Programme in Quantum Technology

The MS programme in Quantum Technology is being offered by the Physics department at IISER Pune beginning with Academic Year 2024-25. Visit this page for a general overview of the programme.

 

Admissions to the MSc Programme in Chemistry - August 2024

Areas of study

Organic Chemistry, Biological chemistry, Chemical biology, Organometallic chemistry, Main group chemistry, Transition metal chemistry, Electrochemistry, Materials Chemistry, Catalysis, Spectroscopy, Quantum chemistry, Computational chemistry, Theoretical chemistry, etc.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Students with a minimum of 60% marks overall percentage (not only in majoring subject) OR an equivalent C.G.P.A on a 10-point scale (For SC, ST, and PwD candidates, 55% overall percentage or an equivalent C.G.P.A on a 10-point scale) in BSc or an equivalent degree with Chemistry as one of the main subjects.

AND

  1. Qualified JAM 2024 (Chemistry). The rank must be valid at the time of admission. Candidates will be shortlisted based on JAM rank.

Candidates in the final year of their Bachelor’s degree are also eligible to apply. However, their final selection is subject to their successful completion of the Bachelor’s degree with the above-mentioned requirements at the time of admission.

Application Process

  1. Only online applications will be accepted. Incomplete applications will be rejected.
  2. The candidates must carefully fill and submit the online application form on or before April 30, 2024.
  3. After the last date, all applications will be screened and the list of candidates will be released.
  4. Kindly note that a standard non-refundable application fee applies to all programme applications.

Please Note

  1. All communication with candidates will be by email only, on the respective email ID given below. Kindly check this website for periodic updates.
  2. In case of any application-related queries, please contact chem_msc_selection@iiserpune.ac.in with your application number mentioned in the subject line.
  3. Relaxation of eligibility criteria for SC, ST and PD applicants will be as per Government of India norms. Candidates belonging to the reserved category will have to submit relevant certificates if selected.
  4. Applying does not automatically guarantee that a candidate will be selected. Depending upon the number of applications received, the department may apply additional criteria to select the students.



Admissions to the MSc Programme in Geology - August 2024

The Department of Earth and Climate Science at IISER Pune invites applications from highly-motivated students for admissions to Master of Science (MSc) programme for the session August-2024.

Minimum Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Minimum 60% marks in aggregate (overall percentage; not only in majoring subject) or an equivalent C.G.P.A on a 10-point scale (55% or an equivalent C.G.P.A on a 10-point scale in aggregate for SC, ST, and PwD candidates) in B.Sc. in Geology/Geological Science/Geoscience/Earth Science with Mathematics/Physics/Chemistry/Statistics course(s) at B.Sc. level. Students should have Mathematics at 10+2 level.

AND

  1. Qualified JAM 2024 (Geology). Candidates will be shortlisted based on JAM rank. The rank/ score must be valid at the time of admission.

Candidates in the final year of their Bachelor's degree are also eligible to apply. However, their final selection is subject to their successful completion of the Bachelor's degree with the above-mentioned requirements at the time of admission.

Application Process:

  1. Only online applications will be accepted. Incomplete applications will be rejected.
  2. The candidates must carefully fill and submit the online application form on or before the specified date.
  3. After the last date, all the applications will be screened and the list of candidates selected for the MSc Geology programme will be released.
  4. Kindly note that a standard non-refundable application fee applies to all programme applications.

Please Note:

  1. All communication with candidates will be by email only, on the respective email ID given below. Kindly check this website for periodic updates.
  2. In case of any application-related queries, please contact  ecs_msc_selection@iiserpune.ac.in with your application number mentioned in the subject line.
  3. Relaxation of eligibility criteria for reserved category applicants will be as per Government of India norms. Candidates belonging to the reserved category will have to submit relevant certificates if selected.
  4. Applying does not automatically guarantee that a candidate will be selected. Depending upon the number of applications received, the department may apply additional criteria to select the students.

 

 

 MSc Programme in Mathematics – August 2024

The department of Mathematics at IISER Pune invites applications from highly-motivated students for admissions to Master of Science (MSc) programme for the session August-2024.

Minimum Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Minimum 60% marks in aggregate (overall percentage; not only in majoring subject) or an equivalent C.G.P.A on a 10-point scale (55% or an equivalent C.G.P.A on a 10-point scale in aggregate for SC, ST, and PwD candidates) in B.Sc. any specialization or B.Tech.

AND

  1. (a) Appeared in JAM 2024* in MA or MS only. Candidates will be shortlisted based on JAM rank.

OR

  1. (b) Appeared in NBHM 2024* examination for Masters Scholarships. Candidates will be shortlisted based on NBHM score.

*The rank/ score must be valid at the time of admission.

Candidates in the final year of their Bachelor's degree are also eligible to apply. However, their final selection is subject to their successful completion of the Bachelor's degree with the above-mentioned requirements at the time of admission.

Application and Selection Process:

  1. Only online applications will be accepted. Incomplete applications will be rejected.
  2. The candidates must carefully fill and submit the online application form on or before May 15, 2024. 
  3. After the last date, all the applications will be screened and the list of candidates selected for the MSc Mathematics programme will be released.
  4. Kindly note that a standard non-refundable application fee applies to all programme applications.

Please Note:

  1. All communication with candidates will be by email only, on the respective email ID given below. Kindly check this website for periodic updates.
  2. In case of any application-related queries, please contact
    math_msc_selection@iiserpune.ac.in with your application number mentioned in the subject line.
  3. Relaxation of eligibility criteria for reserved category applicants will be as per Government of India norms. Candidates belonging to the reserved category will have to submit relevant certificates, if selected.
  4. Applying does not automatically guarantee that a candidate will be selected. Depending upon the number of applications received, the department may apply additional criteria to select the students.

Admission to the Masters' (MS) Programme in Quantum Technology 

IISER Pune invites online applications for the newly launched MS in Quantum Technology
programme for the session starting in August 2024.

Eligibility and Admissions Criteria

The candidate should have a minimum of 60% marks in aggregate (overall percentage; not
only in the majoring subject) or a CGPA of 6 on a 10 point scale (55% or equivalent CGPA
in aggregate for SC, ST and PwD/VH candidates) in the Bachelors degree in Engineering or
Sciences with specialisation as indicated below.

B.Tech / B.E in Aerospace, Chemical, Electrical, Electronics/Communications,
Computer Science, Information Technology, Mechanical, Instrumentation, or
Engineering Physics.
AND
The candidate should have cleared the GATE exam with one of the following subject
codes only: AE, CE, CH, CS, EC, EE, ME, MA, PH, ST, XE. Candidate must hold a
rank valid for the year 2024.

OR

B.Sc/M.Sc/integrated BS-MS in physics, mathematics, statistics, materials science,
electronics/instrumentation or a related discipline.
AND
The candidate should have qualified in the JAM 2024 exam with one of the following
subject codes only : MS, MA, PH. Candidate must hold a rank valid for the year 2024.

Additional criteria, beyond the eligibility criteria, may be imposed when selecting students
for admission to the programme.

Reservation of seats : Admission process will follow the seat reservations applicable to OBC-
NCL, SC/ST, EWS and PwD categories as prescribed by the Government of India.

Application Process

1. Only online applications will be accepted. Incomplete applications will be rejected.
2. The candidates must carefully fill and submit the online application form on or before
June 25, 2024.
3. Kindly note that a standard non-refundable application fee applies to all programme
applications.

Please Note

1. All communication with candidates will be by email only. Kindly also check this
website for periodic updates.
2. In case of any application-related queries, please send an email to
physics.office@iiserpune.ac.in with your application number in the subject line.
3. Relaxation of eligibility criteria for SC, ST and PD applicants will be as per
Government of India norms. Candidates belonging to the reserved category will have
to submit relevant certificates if selected.
4. Applying does not automatically guarantee that a candidate will be selected.

Further Information

For more information about this new program, please visit the following link.

https://www.iiserpune.ac.in/news/post/new-master-of-science-programme-in-quantum-
technology-at-iiser-pune/612

For information about the Physics department please visit
https://www.iiserpune.ac.in/research/department/physics
Any queries regarding admissions may be addressed to physics.office@iiserpune.ac.in

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