Indian Institute of Science Education and Research
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Indian Institute of Science Education and Research is situated at Mohanpur - 741 246, West Bengal, India in Kharagpur.
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research - IISER
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata (IISER Kolkata) was established in 2006 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. IISER Kolkata is designed to reach the prestigious position in the global setting that IISc, IIMs and IITs presently enjoy. IISER Kolkata is an autonomous institution awarding its own degrees. The central theme of the IISER Kolkata is to integrate education with research so that undergraduate teaching as well as doctoral and postdoctoral research work could be carried out in symbiosis. Five Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISERs) were created by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India, to promote quality education and research in basic science. The first two institutes established under this initiative are IISER Kolkata and IISER Pune in 2006, followed by IISER Mohali in 2007, and IISER Bhopal and IISER Trivandrum in 2008. These are autonomous institutes for higher education and research in science. IISERs are devoted to both teaching and research in an integrated manner – thus nurturing both curiosity and creativity. The mandates have been to teach, motivate, and train students for research in basic science. The strength of IISER Kolkata (IISER-K) is derived from its talented students, faculty of excellent academic repute, state-of-the-art research facilities, and flexibility of academic program. An important aspect of IISER-K is its interdisciplinary. With 91 regular faculty, 426 pre-doctoral, 130 doctoral, and 05 post-doctoral students IISER-K is vibrant with academic activities. It is a matter of great satisfaction that faculty members have started publishing their research papers in journals of international repute, based on work done at IISER-K. Some of our young faculty members have excelled in research and have been recognized with national and international fellowships/awards. Apart from engaging in scientific activities, students and faculty of IISER-K are also involved in various social and outreach activities. The academic activities of IISER-K are supported by sincere staff members. We all – the members of IISER-K family - feel proud of being a part of this budding institution.
Why join IISER Kolkata
The college has excellent state of the art infrastructure facilities
3 Type Courses Available
- 1 UG Courses
- 1 PG Courses
- 1 phd Courses
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IISER-K boasts of world class equipments both for the teaching and the research laboratories. Some of our state of the art instruments are: in consonance with the above adage, is committed towards the welfare of its employees and students. The Introduction of the Revised Contributory Medical Scheme (CMS) w.e.f. 19th June 2014 embodies its commitments. the students are endowed with modern infra and convenient amenities that make their life 'go easy' in college hours, alongside make learning more interesting. Some of the facilities include well ventilated classrooms, recreational areas, hostel facility for boys and girls, indoor and outdoor games, stocked library, seamless internet connectivity, medical facilities etc.
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