Students who are research-minded or wish to pursue a career in academia are ideal candidates for pursuing Pure Sciences in one of the prestigious colleges in India. The following are the premier colleges in India where 5 years courses are offered after Std.12 in Pure Sciences fields like Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Exploration Geophysics, Applied Geology, Economics, Statistics & Computing, Mathematical Computing etc.
IISc, Bangalore :
All the old 7 IITs offer 5-years M.Sc. programs in various disciplines of Pure Sciences. Entrance exam is JEE ADVANCED. Website : www.iitb.ac.in
BITS PILANI :
The 3 BITS colleges in India offer 5-years M.Sc.(Hons.) programs in various disciplines of Pure Sciences including Biological Sciences. Entrance exam is BITSAT. Website : www.bits.admission.com
CMI, Chennai :
The Chennai Mathematical Institute is a prestigious college and offers 4-years B.S. courses in Mathematics and Physics. Entrance exam is JEE ADVANCED or their own Entrance exam. Website : www.cmi.ac.in
ISI, Kolkata, Bangalore, Delhi :
This premier college for Pure Sciences offers 4-years B.S. courses in Pure Sciences. Entrance exam is JEE ADVANCED or their own Entrance exam. Website : www.isical.ac.in
NISER, Bhubaneshwar :
This prestigious college offers 5-years M.Sc. courses in Pure Sciences. Entrance exam is JEE ADVANCED or their own Entrance exam called NEST. Website : www.nestexam.in
UM-DAE CBS, Mumbai :
The Department of Atomic Energy Dept affliated to University of Mumbai is a prestigious college in TIFR campus. Admission is on the basis of JEE ADVANCED or NEST. Website : www.nestexam.in
There are 5 IISER campuses in India including the one at Pune. These are richly funded prestigious Pure Sciences colleges whose entrance is either on the basis of JEE ADVANCED or their own Entrance exam.