Instructions to the selected 1st year BS-MS students

Last Date for Payment of Fees and Submission of Documents:

  1. July 15, 2011 for the students selected through KVPY/IIT-JEE.
  2. July 30, 2011 for the students selected through State and Central Boards.

Documents to be Submitted for Admission:

  • The following documents (as mentioned in the offer letter) must reach (by post / in person / by emailing scanned copies as attachment to your application to the address: msadmissions @ IISER TVM on or before the last date mentioned above
  1. Completed Admission form (available at
  2. Medical Examination Report
  3. Copy of educational qualification certificate (**)
  4. Copy of Proof of date of birth (**)
  5. Copy of SC/ST/OBC/PD certificate (only for SC/ST/OBC category) (**). Non-creamy layer OBC certificate (for candidates who wish to avail the OBC quotas)
  6. Fee for General and OBC Category is Rs. 17,500/- and for SC/ST Category is Rs. 11,500/-. [Demand draft for fee payment should be drawn in favor of the Director, IISER Thiruvananthapuram payable at Thiruvananthapuram.]

An advance of Rs. 2,000/- towards mess charges is included in the above fee. Mess charges (approximately Rs. 1,500-2,000/-) will be collected on monthly basis. (**) Originals will be verified at the beginning of the academic session. Break-up of first semester fees is available at http://iiserlive.sil.lab/download/59/. Registration Day, Orientation Day & Commencement of Classes:

  1. REGISTRATION: August 3, 2011 for the students selected through KVPY/IIT-JEE and August 4, 2011 for the students selected through State and Central Boards.
  2. ALL students must be present in the ORIENTATION PROGRAMME on 5th August 2011.
  3. The REGULAR CLASSES will commence from 8th August 2011.

Registration Procedures:

  1. Students must bring the OFFER LETTER and ALL ORIGINAL documents for verification. Direction to the Institute can be found at http://iiserlive.sil.lab/institute/visiting-iiser.
  2. The Pledge and Anti Ragging Affidavit (available at http://iiserlive.sil.lab/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/Student-Affidavit.pdf) must be signed by the Student and submitted at the time of registration.
  3. The Anti ragging affidavit (available at http://iiserlive.sil.lab/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/Parent-affidavit.pdf) must be signed by Parent/Guardian of the student and submitted at the time of registration.
  4. Student honour pledge (available at http://iiserlive.sil.lab/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/Student-Honour-Pledge.pdf) must be signed by the Student and Parent/Guardian and submitted at the time of registration.
  5. All students should bring 4 copies of Passport size photographs (recently taken) for official purposes.
  6. LATE registration is not permitted without prior permission from the Dean (Academics) / the Director of the Institute.
  7. Students should be aware of the Academic Calendar of the semester available at http://iiserlive.sil.lab/download/65/.

Hostel Accommodation: * Being a fully residential Institute, students are required to stay in the Institute hostel. IISER TVM provides furnished hostel accommodation to all its students. * On the day of registration, students will be provided hostel rooms and they are expected to occupy their respective rooms on the same day. * Students are advised to bring the following items:

  1. Mattress – 1
  2. Bed sheets – at least 2
  3. Pillow – 1
  4. Pillow cover – at least 2
  5. Mosquito net – 1
  6. Bath towel – at least 2
  7. Bag for dirty clothes – 1
  8. Basket, mug, soap dish – 1 each
  9. Umbrella or raincoat – 1
  10. Torch – 1
  11. Toothbrush, toothpaste, soap, shampoo, shaving kits, nail cutter, shoe polish kit, handkerchief, hangers, slippers, shoes, clothes, medicines – as per requirement
  12. Any other items required for academic purposes

Please note that accompanying parents/guardians will not be permitted to stay overnight in the Institute hostel with their respective wards. A list of hotels nearby is available here http://iiserlive.sil.lab/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/Hotels-Near-IISER1.pdf. For any further information please contact us at the following address: Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Computer Science Building, College of Engineering Trivandrum (CET) Campus, Trivandrum – 695016, Kerala, India. Phone: 0471 – 2597459 / 2597438 Email: registrar @ Fax: 0471 – 2597427 / 2597438