Doctor of Philosophy Programme

Pre-registration Instructions for New Students at IISER Kolkata
Last Date of Pre-registeration 17.12.2017 :

You must pay the requisite fee and pre-register yourself at this online portal before the offer expires. Failure to pre-register online will debar you from taking admission at IISER Kolkata.


The admission fee is tabulated below:-
Category Total admission fee
General and OBCRs. 35700/
SC/ST/PDRs. 19200/

The above admission fees are provisional and subject to the amendment by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD).
  1. Kindly use this link for detailed fees breakup.
  2. You must pay using NEFT/ RTGS/ SBI to SBI Account Transfer/ Cash & Cheque Deposit at any branches of State Bank of India so that your payment is identified with an Unique Transaction Reference Number (UTR: usually 16 alphanumeric characters)/ Any Other Reference Number (usually 10 alphanumeric characters)/ Fund Remitter Bank Account Number and Branch Code.
    • Please note that payment must be made in favour of -
      Institute Account Name: IISER KOLKATA COLLECTION ACCOUNT
      Bank Name: State Bank of India
      Bank Branch Name and Branch Code: Kalyani Branch (01082)
      NEFT/ RTGS/ IFS Code: SBIN0001082
      Account Number: 35287685781

      Upon receiving your Unique Transaction Reference Number (UTR: usually 16 alphanumeric characters)/ Any Other Reference Number (usually 10 alphanumeric characters)/ Fund Remitter Bank Account Number and Branch Code, the number would be verified by us to confirm your payment.
  3. Other means of payment, such as, by Cash, Cheque or Demand Draft will not be accepted
  4. Online form will require your recent photograph.
  5. After successful pre-registration you would be able to print your registration slip. You MUST produce the registration slip during the admission.
  6. Registration desks would open on 28th December 2017 at 10 AM at LHC. You must present yourself to registration desk on this day with the following documents:
    1. Signed copy of your pre-registration slip
    2. Self-attested copies of marksheets and certificates of all examinations starting from 10th standard; Photo identity; Proof of date of birth (Copy of Birth Certificate);
    3. 4 (Four) recent passport size photographs
    4. Category certificate if applicable (attested) [PD Certificate] [OBC-NC Certificate] [SC/ST Certificate]
    5. Migration certificate (if applicable and available)
    6. Signed copy of Institute Bylaws and Anti-Ragging Undertaking. Please click here for Hon'ble Supreme Court of India Judgement for reference.
    7. Photocopy of Aadhaar (if present)
  7. Please check your current contact information and update them (if needed).A signed copy of the updated information needs to be submitted to the Academic Cell for records.
  8. Please check that your name matches exactly with your Class X certificate,as only the name printed in the Class X certificate will be used for the issue of any certificates from the Institute.
  9. In-absentia registration will not be permitted.

* ALL ORIGINALS SHOULD BE WITH THE CANDIDATE AT THE TIME OF ADMISSION FOR VERIFICATION PURPOSE.