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Integrated MSc Admissions 2022 - Entrance Exams, Eligibility, Selection Process, Fee

Aman Agarwal
Aman AgarwalUpdated On: June 22, 2022 07:34 pm IST

MSc Integrated course is equivalent to the BSc+ MSc course that a student can pursue after the completion of Class XII. There are various colleges in India that offer MSc integrated courses. Check MSc integrated course details here.

Integrated MSc Admissions 2022 - Entrance Exams, Eligibility, Selection Process, Fee

The education system in India has seen a lot of transformation over the decades. The introduction of integrated programmes in higher education is one of them. The integrated course is a degree programme that merges two degrees and a single degree is awarded as a whole after the completion of course. Presently, there are various Colleges/ Institutes/ Universities in India that offer integrated courses.

MSc Integrated course is a four or five years course that a student can pursue after the completion of Class 12th. MSc Integrated course is equivalent to (BSc + MSc) course. Degree awarded after the completion of MSc Course.The integrated course is a postgraduate degree.

MSc course is a befitting career choice for students who want to pursue an industrially oriented course soon after the completion of Class XII studies. The course is designed keeping in mind the curriculum of both BSc and MSc courses. It focuses more on career growth and helps students excel in specialised courses in less time. Choosing an MSc course will help students save time and gain expertise at the Master's level after intermediate studies. Check the article for complete details related to MSc integrated course. 

Also Read: MSc Admissions in India

MSc Integrated Course Highlights

The candidates can check the important highlights of MSc Integrated Course given below.

Course Name

MSc Integrated- (specialisation)

Degree Awarded

Postgraduate degree

Minimum Qualification for Admission

Class XII

Course Duration

5 years

Course Fees

INR 60K to INR 300K

Advantages of MSc Integrated Course

If you are one of the students who have a question that why you should pursue MSc course then here is the answer to your queries:

  • The integrated MSc course gives you an option to pursue a degree equivalent to postgraduate soon after the completion of Class XII.

  • Regular MSc course requires you to complete a BSc course before you enroll for the MSc degree programme. To get admission to one of the best MSc colleges after BSc demands a good score in the relevant entrance examination. However, the Integrated MSc course gives you an option to complete an MSc equivalent course without taking a gap between an undergraduate and postgraduate course. You need not plan for BSc and MSc courses separately.

  • Syllabus of both BSc and MSc course is covered in a single integrated program.

  • In case you wish to opt out of the integrated MSc degree program after 3 years, you will be awarded a BSc degree.

Entrance Exams and Dates for Integrated MSc Admissions 2022

Check the list of entrance examinations through which you can take admission in MSc Integrated Course:

Entrance Exam

Application Start Date

Examination Date

NEST Exam

February 18th 2022

June 18th 2022

CUET Exam

April 6th 2022

To be Announced

YVU CET

To be Announced 

To be Announced

CIPET JEE Exam

February 27th 2022

June 19th 2022

MSc Integrated Course Eligibility Criteria

Check the eligibility criteria to apply for MSc integrated Course in India:

  • Candidates must have passed Class XII from a recognised board.

  • Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and English must be subjects studied in Class XII.

  • Candidates must have scored at least 60% average (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and English) in Class XII and X.

  • Candidates must also meet the age criteria defined by a specific institute.

Also Read: Gujarat BSc Admissions 2022

MSc Integrated Course Selection Process

Top universities and colleges accept admission in MSc integrated courses on the basis of entrance examinations like NEST, AU CET, YVU CET, CUET, and CIPET Joint Entrance Examination.

Some universities accept admission for M.Sc integrated course admission on a merit- basis i.e marks obtained in Class XII. The candidate must meet the minimum eligibility criteria as defined by the institute to be considered for admission.

Such Universities or Institutes usually release the application form. Candidates must fill in the application online/ offline and also submit relevant documents to be considered for admission.

MSc Integrated Course Fees Structure

Fees structure for MSc integrated course varies institute-wise. The average fees for MSc Integrated courses can range between INR 60,000 to 85, 000 per year in private colleges. Government Institute's annual fees are from INR 20,000 to 25, 000.

Top Colleges for Integrated MSc in India 2022

There are various colleges/ institutes/universities in India that offer MSc Integrated courses. Check the list of popular colleges along with their selection process here:

College/ Institute / University

Selection Criteria

National Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhubaneswar

NEST

Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies, Faridabad

NEST

BIT Mesra

Merit - basis

Vellore Institute of Technology, VIT

Merit - basis

Dibrugarh University, Assam

Written Entrance Test

Yogi Vemana University

YVU CET

Central Institute of Plastics Engineering and Technology

CIPET Joint Entrance Examination

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham

Entrance Exam / Interview

Dr. BR. Ambedkar School of Economics

Entrance examination

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