The Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Pune is a premier institute dedicated to research and teaching in the basic sciences. It was established in 2006 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (renamed Ministry of Education in August 2020). In 2012, IISER Pune was declared as an Institute of National Importance by an Act of Parliament.
As a unique initiative in science education in India, IISER aims to be a Science University of the highest caliber devoted to both teaching and research in a totally integrated manner, with state-of-the-art research and high quality education, thus nurturing both curiosity and creativity.
IISER Pune runs a 5-year integrated Master's programme, which is the BS-MS programme, and a post-Master's PhD programme, in an intellectually vibrant atmosphere of research. Apart from classroom instruction, IISER Pune builds student skills in areas such as scientific inquiry, problem solving, communication skills, computational sciences, electronics and instrumentation and workshop practices. In the advanced teaching and research labs of the institute, students have the opportunity to pursue experiments as well as advanced research under the mentorship of world-class faculty. Eventually, this should make education and careers in basic sciences more exciting and rewarding.
At IISER Pune, we dedicate ourselves to learn, teach and serve society through excellence in education, research and public service, to create a learning and working environment based on integrity, fairness, dignity and professionalism, to provide equal opportunities for all, and to develop and encourage a sense of environmental responsibility.
IISER Pune Ranking
Ranked 26 in the Overall Category and 17 in the Research category by the
NIRF 2022 India Rankings
Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2023
Ranked 130 in the 2020
THE Emerging Economies University Rankings
Ranked 101-150 in the
2020 THE Young University Rankings
Ranked among the top 5.7% universities worldwide by the Center for World University Rankings (CWUR)
Listed 7th in India, 123rd at the Asia-Pacific level, and 369th globally on the 2022 Nature Index Tables