Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Kolkata
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|Motto||Towards Excellence in Science for an Innovative India|
|Type||Public Research Institute|
|Established||2006; by MHRD|
|Endowment||$8.56 million (2014)|
|Chairman||Shri Pankaj Patel|
|Dean||Supriyo Mitra (Research and Development)
Pradipta Purkayastha (Academic)
Jayasri Das Sarma (Student)
P. K. Panigrahi (Faculty)
|Location||Haringhata, Mohanpur (Transient), West Bengal, India
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Kolkata (Hindi: भारतीय विज्ञान शिक्षा और अनुसंधान संस्थान, कोलकाता , Bengali: ভারতীয় বিজ্ঞান শিক্ষা ও গবেষণা সংস্থান, কলকাতা; IISER-K; also referred as IISER - Kolkata) is an autonomous research and education institute in Nadia district, West Bengal, India. It was established by the Ministry of Human Resource Development in 2006. It is one of seven Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research, and is an autonomous institution awarding its own degrees.
The institute hosts the Centre of Excellence for Space Sciences (CESSI) and a Max Planck-DST Partner Group of Chemical Ecology funded by the Max Planck Society. The main campus near Kalyani has a field station for ecological, environmental and field studies, and a broadband seismological observatory. The institute jointly runs the Göttingen-Kolkata: Open shell systems (G-KOSS) in fundamentals of molecular spintronics with Georg-August-Universität Göttingen.
The Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research rank 4th in terms of research, coming in right after the Indian Institute of Science, according to the Nature publishing Index.
- IISER Admissions 2014.
- Georg-August-Universität Göttingen - Göttingen-Kolkata: G-KOSS. Uni-goettingen.de (2013-07-07). Retrieved on 2013-10-09.
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