Indian School of  Mines – ISM Dhanbad MSc / MSc Tech Admission 2016 

Indian School of Mines Dhanbad invites application for M.Sc / M.Sc Tech programs for the academic year 2016 – 2017

ISM Dhanbad Admission 2016 Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility and subjects of Examination are given are as follows :

At least 55% aggregate marks, without rounding off, ( in Honors / Major / Main subject only ) for Un-Reserved / OB Category Candidates and at least 50% aggregate marks, without rounding off, ( in Honors / Major / Main subject only ). Honors / Major / Main subject must have weightage higher than the other subsidiary subjects. The subject combination for each of the program given in the following table :

Name of the Course Minimum qualification for Examination Subject of Entrance Examination
3-year M. Sc.Tech. (Applied Geology) B.Sc.Degree (3-year) with Geology as Honours / Major / Main / Equivalent subject and any two subsidiary subjects from Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry. Geology
3-year M. Sc.Tech.(Applied Geophysics) B.Sc. Degree (3-year) with Physics as Honours / Major / Main / Equivalent subject, Mathematics as a subsidiary subject for two years/four semesters and another subsidiary subject from Chemistry, Geology, Electronics, and Statistics for one year/two semesters. Physics
2-year M. Sc.(Physics) B.Sc.  Degree  (3-year) with Physics as Honours / Major / Main / Equivalent subject, Mathematics as a compulsory subsidiary subject for one year / two semesters, or Mathematics as Honours / Major / Main / Equivalent subject with Physics as a subsidiary subject and another subsidiary subject from Chemistry, Geology, Statistics, Electronics, Computer Science, Economics and Geography, Environment and Water Management. Physics
2-year M. Sc.(Chemistry) B.Sc.  Degree (3-year) with Chemistry as Honours / Major / Main / Equivalent subject, Mathematics as a compulsory subsidiary subject for one year / two semesters and another subsidiary from Physics, Geology, Zoology and Botany. Chemistry
2-year M. Sc.(Mathematics & Computing ) B.Sc. Degree (3-year) with Mathematics as Honours / Major / Main / Equivalent subject and two subsidiary subjects from Physics, Chemistry, Geology, Statistics, Electronics and Computer Science. Mathematics

Note : In all the above courses, 4-yr B. Sc. B. Ed. Degree applicants are also eligible provided they also satisfy the above requirements. The term ‘Equivalent’ means a subject having higher weightage than other two subsidiary subjects. The students applying for AGP course should ensure that they have done Mathematics ( with Mathematics as subject code not Physics code )as subsidiary subject for 2Yrs / 4 semesters.

Applicants appearing in qualifying examination by May 2016 are also eligible to apply. If selected, they have to produce B.Sc. final year / semester mark sheet along with all previous years / semesters mark sheets at the time of their admission at ISM, Dhanbad. The selected candidates should not have any backlog / carry over / supplementary in any of the semester / year at the time of admission.

Applicant, born on or after 1st October , 1992 is eligible for admission. Age limit for SC/ ST/ PD applicant is relaxed by 5 years and that of OBC applicants is relaxed by 3 years.

ISM Dhanbad Admission 2016 Exam Pattern

The question paper will contain multiple choice objective type questions of hundred marks from the relevant subject of Entrance Examination with negative marking. The medium of examination is English.

ISM Dhanbad Admission Exam Centres 2016

  • Bhubaneshwar
  • Chennai
  • Dhanbad
  • Guwahati
  • Hyderabad
  • Indore
  • Kolkata
  • Lucknow
  • New Delhi
  • Pune
  • Varanasi.

ISM Dhanbad 2016 Application Form

Information Bulletin can be downloaded from I.S.M. website from 29th  February, 2016. The application form should be filled up online through I.S.M. website. After filling the details on the application form, applicants are required to submit the application online and take a printout of the system generated application form.

The candidates are required to send the printout of the system generated application form, payment receipt (Rupee 1000/- for SC / ST / PD candidates only and Rupee 2,000 /- for all other categories of candidates), photocopies of all certificates and mark sheets to the office of the Assistant Registrar (Academic), Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad – 826004, Jharkhand on or before 18th April, 2016. The envelope containing the print out of system generated application form and all other relevant documents should be superscribed as “Admission to M.Sc. / M.Sc. Tech 2016”.

Admit cards will be available online and printout of this admit card has to be produced at the time of examination. I.S.M. will not send separate admit card to the candidates. All future correspondence should be addressed to Assistant Registrar (Academic), I.S.M., Dhanbad – 826004, Jharkhand.

Note : Application fee, under any circumstances, will not be refunded. Applicants are advised to ensure fulfillment of all eligibility criteria before applying.

ISM Dhanbad Admission 2016 Important Dates

S.No Events Dates
1 Opening date & time of online application 29th February, 2016 ( Monday ) , 11.00 AM
2 Closing date & time of online application: 11th April, 2016 ( Monday ), 12:00 Midnight
3 Last Date of depositing fees online 11th April, 2016 ( Monday )
4 Last date for receipt of completed application form at ISM 18th April, 2016 ( Monday ), 5:00 PM
5 Date and time of Entrance Examination: 15th May, 2016 ( Sunday ), 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon ( M.Sc / M.Sc Tech )

Contact Details

Indian School of Mines,
Dhanbad – 826 004,
Jharkhand, India.
Telephone No : 0326 -2235625,
Fax No : 0326-2296563,
Website :

4 thoughts on “Indian School of Mines – ISM Dhanbad Admission 2016

  1. I am interested in doing applied geophysics. I am doing B Sc physics here in Chennai and according we have done maths only for 1year(2semester). Then am I not eligible to the program?

  2. i want to join in ISM Dhanbad for BTech in Geology.Pl suggest how can i appear the entrance exam in 2012.
    Sumantra Sahoo

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