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Updated 12 Oct 2023

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Found 86 of over 124 reviews
3.9
61% Recommend to a Friend
IISER Director Krishna N Ganesh
92% Approve of CEO

Found 85 of over 124 reviews

3.9
61%
Recommend to a Friend
92%
Approve of CEO
IISER Director Krishna N Ganesh
Krishna N Ganesh
31 Ratings

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Pros
  • "Very good campus with good infrastructure.(in 6 reviews)
  • "Have excellent facilities required for the research.(in 5 reviews)
  • "Great working environment and no strict deadlines.(in 4 reviews)
  • "good work culture(in 3 reviews)
Cons
    1. 5.0
      12 Oct 2023
      Research Associate
      Former Employee
      Pune
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Lots of time, flexibility and independet

      Cons

      low salary and no accomdation

      1. 3.0
        25 Jul 2023
        Senior Research Fellow (PhD Scholar)
        Current Employee, more than 8 years
        Pune
        Recommend
        CEO Approval
        Business Outlook

        Pros

        Possibility to join research groups abroad in decent universities

        Cons

        Very few industry collaboration and lack of placement oppurtunities .

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        1. 5.0
          26 Jun 2023
          PhD Student
          Former Employee
          Recommend
          CEO Approval
          Business Outlook

          Pros

          1. Pushes researchers to do well. 2. Guidance from best scientists in the field.

          Cons

          1. Food is not great.

          1. 5.0
            18 May 2023
            PhD Student
            Current Employee
            Recommend
            CEO Approval
            Business Outlook

            Pros

            Excellent guidance, good research and sports facilities

            Cons

            Facilities need to be improve

            1. 2.0
              1 Apr 2023
              Teaching Associate
              Former Employee, more than 1 year
              Pune
              Recommend
              CEO Approval
              Business Outlook

              Pros

              It has a beautiful campus

              Cons

              Multiple level issues with this institute. System only nourishes people who are boss's pet. Leadership has fragile egos.

              1. 3.0
                22 Mar 2023
                Research Intern
                Current Employee, more than 1 year
                Pune
                Recommend
                CEO Approval
                Business Outlook

                Pros

                Good for research work and development

                Cons

                very hectic schedule and very little money

                1. 3.0
                  16 Feb 2023
                  Research Fellow
                  Current Employee
                  Recommend
                  CEO Approval
                  Business Outlook

                  Pros

                  good campus with all the facilities

                  Cons

                  work life balance is nowhere and fees is increasing

                  1. 3.0
                    15 Feb 2023
                    PhD Student
                    Current Employee, less than 1 year
                    Indore
                    Recommend
                    CEO Approval
                    Business Outlook

                    Pros

                    nice labs and sports facilities

                    Cons

                    too much mediocrity and internal politics

                    1. 4.0
                      10 Feb 2023
                      Postdoctoral Fellow
                      Former Employee
                      Pune
                      Recommend
                      CEO Approval
                      Business Outlook

                      Pros

                      Depends on the boss but environment is extremely academic and encouraging

                      Cons

                      Need fellowships for Postdoctoral positions

                      1. 5.0
                        7 Feb 2023
                        PhD Student
                        Current Employee, more than 5 years
                        Recommend
                        CEO Approval
                        Business Outlook

                        Pros

                        Interdisciplinary research, collegial environment, flexible hours

                        Cons

                        Job can be demanding. Work life balance is essential

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                      IISER has an overall rating of 3.9 out of 5, based on over 124 reviews left anonymously by employees. 61% of employees would recommend working at IISER to a friend and 50% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

                      According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, IISER employees rate their compensation and benefits as 2.8 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at IISER. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

                      61% of IISER employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated IISER 3.0 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.7 for culture and values and 3.4 for career opportunities.

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