Indian Institute of Science Education and Research - Bhopal
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research - Bhopal

IISER Bhopal: Admission 2024 Dates, Fees, Admission Process, Eligibility and Selection Criteria, Ranking , Placement and Infrastructure

Bhopal, Madhya pradesh

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Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Bhopal (IISER Bhopal) will be conducting IISER Aptitude Test (IAT) 2024 for selecting candidates for admission to various programmes at all the IISERs. This year, IISER Bhopal is conducting the IAT 2024. The aptitude test is scheduled on June 9, 2024. 

The Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Bhopal was established in 2008 with a vision to provide high quality education and to produce leaders in science and related disciplines. The university has 10 departments offering a number of courses in UG, PG and PhD programmes. The total number of students in IISER Bhopal is 1716. 

Candidates must keep in mind that different IISER offer different programs. IISER Bhopal Admission is offered for Dual Degree Program in Science (BS - MS Dual Degree Program), Bachelor of Science, Integrated PhD program and PhD program.

IISER Bhopal Ranking

In the latest Times Higher Education 2021 world ranking, IISER Bhopal is ranked 26th in the national ranking and between 801-1000 in the world ranking. Only 63 Indian institutions were in the world’s top 1000.

Ranking Institution



NIRF Ranking 2023



NIRF Ranking 2023



IISER Bhopal Admission 2024: Important Dates

The registration process for the IISER Aptitude Test ended on May 13, 2024. Candidates who have applied for the exam can check the important dates from the table below.



IAT Exam 2024

June 9, 2024

IAT Result 2024

June 25, 2024

First round of admission offers

July 7, 2024

IISER Bhopal Admission 2024: Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for the candidates for applying to the IISER Bhopal Admissions are as below.


Eligibility Criteria

BS MS Dual Degree Program

Passed 12th Board in Science Stream

PhD Program

ME/MTech, or BSc in Engineering/Technology, MSc, MA( allied subjects)

PhD Program International Students

Minimum 60% marks/ equivalent grades in 10+2 or equivalent + 4 year BSc or 5 Year MSc in respective subject with minimum 60% score or CGPA/CPI of 7.0 + 280 score in GRE general test or valid GATE score + 60 score in TOEFL/ 6 in IELTS

Integrated PhD Program

BSc with minimum 60% or 7 CGPA in Mathematics or Physics

IISER Bhopal Admission 2024: Admission Process

The counselling process will be conducted online. 

  • Admission offer will only be provided at the Candidate’s application portal
  • Admission offers to any candidate will be given strictly based on the following factors:
    1. Seat availability in the current allocation round,
    2. IAT rank.
    3. IISER preferences by the candidate, and
    4. The category of the candidate
  • After accepting the offer and paying SAF , the candidate can exercise two options:  
    1. Candidate can FREEZE the seat (they will not participate in further rounds of counselling) or  
    2. Candidate can FLOAT (they will participate in further rounds of counselling to get their higher preferences). 

IISER Bhopal Admission 2024: Seat Matrix

The tentative total number of seats available for the BS-MS/BS programme is 1933, with each IISER having the following number of seats.  IISER Bhopal has 255 seats allotted this year.


Number of Seats  

BS-MS Program


BS Engineering Sciences


BS Economic Sciences


Fee Structure of programmes at IISER Bhopal 


Total Fees

BS Degree

INR 3,33,600

BS MS Dual Degree

INR 5,46,000


INR 2,27,400

Integrated PhD

INR 5,97,700


INR 5,61,000

IISER Bhopal Placement 2024

In the IISER placement 2023, a total of 314 students graduated from its 5 year and 4 year UG Programs. Out of these, 45 students were offered different packages with median package standing at 19 lakh per annum (LPA) in the 5 year UG program in the IISER 2024 placement. For the 4 year UG Program the median package stood at 9 LPA. A total of 259 students were selected for higher studies at various reputable research institutes.

IISER Bhopal Infrastructure

IISER Bhopal has a robust infrastructure spread across acres of land housing Library, Sports facilities, Counselling service and Transportation.

Learning Resources

Central Library: Offers a vast collection of books for borrowing and reference, along with access to e-resources through the Digital Library page.

Computer Centre: Provides well-equipped computer labs with Windows or Linux operating systems for academic purposes, assignments, and projects.


Hostels: On-campus housing with separate facilities for boys and girls. Rooms are equipped with basic furniture and amenities.

Hostel Mess: Four messes managed by a student committee provide meals to residents.

Hostel Common Rooms: Common areas in each hostel offer amenities like TVs, newspapers, magazines, and Wi-Fi.

Sports & Recreation

Outdoor & Indoor Facilities: Playgrounds, courts, and gyms cater to various sports and fitness activities.

Sports Coaching: Full-time coaches are available for various sports, including yoga and basketball.

Other Facilities

Health Centre: Provides primary healthcare services with qualified medical professionals available 24/7.

Shopping Complex: Offers shops for daily needs, groceries, stationery, and more.

Food options: Indian Coffee House (ICH) and Cafe Coffee Day (CCD) offer meals and snacks.

Support Services

Counselling System: Counsellors offer individual and group sessions to address academic, emotional, or personal concerns.

Internal Complaint Committee: Ensures a safe and respectful environment by addressing sexual harassment complaints.


IISER Bhopal Contact Details

Address:Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Bhopal

Bhopal Bypass Road, Bhauri, Bhopal 462 066, Madhya Pradesh


Fax: +91 755 269 2392


IISER Bhopal Highlights
Institute TypeCollege
LocationMadhya Pradesh, Bhopal
Contact DetailsBhopal Bypass Road, BhauriWebsiteGo to website...
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What are the courses available at Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Bhopal?

IISER Bhopal offers Dual Degree Program in Science (BS - MS Dual Degree Program), Bachelor of Science, Integrated PhD program and PhD program.

What are the eligibility criteria for PG admission at Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Bhopal?

The candidate must have at least 60% marks in their Class XII boards in Science.

What is the duration of programmes at Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Bhopal?

The duration of the BS MS dual degree programme is 5 years. The expected PhD programme’s duration is 5 years.

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