IISER Bhopal creates independent and well-rounded individuals with a sound scientific attitude and critical thinking skills. Having a strong foundation in basic sciences, the students of IISER Bhopal learn to appreciate the nuances of interdisciplinary research as well. With state-of-the-art facilities and excellent faculty members who are accomplished researchers in their respective fields, the students from all our programs (BS, BS-MS, Integrated PhD, and PhD) receive the right guidance throughout their course at IISER Bhopal and hands-on experience of contemporary research.
The Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhopal was founded by Ministry of Education (MoE), Government of India in 2008, with an aim to promote scientific temper and research aptitude in the nation among the youth. The central theme of IISER Bhopal is to integrate education with research so that undergraduate teaching as well as doctoral and postdoctoral research work could be carried out in symbiosis.
A focus on excellence in research, the academic freedom it offers, coupled with a beautiful campus and a salubrious climate has meant that the Institute is the most sought after destination for top researchers and young minds.
Inter-disciplinary research structure gives the students an unparalleled experience to gel with scientists and industrialists, providing an opportunity contribute at the highest level of science across various disciplines.
The unique training in promoting world class research, with a mandate for nurturing talents for leading research and development and solving complex problems in almost all the disciplines, makes IISER Bhopal students special. With the brightest minds in the country, the students of IISER Bhopal have been selected in various international programs where they showcase their talents like UTRIP, Khorranna, SN Bose, DAAD etc.
IISER Bhopal offers an unmatched range of technical expertise and a large talent pool for industry to choose from, which emerges from departments namely Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Physics, Humanities and Social Sciences, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Sciences and Economics.
The acumen of the students have been displayed in various fields, making them ready to join and contribute in various research fields and industries like Bioinformatics, Specialty and Fine Chemicals, Data Sciences, Biotech, Pharmaceuticals, Petroleum, information technology, Synthetic Chemistry, Optics, Statistical Modeling, Economic Policy etc.