IISER Eligibility Criteria 2018 - Candidates who have decided to take admission to 5 year BS-MS degree programmes at one of the seven IISERs have to fulfil the IISER 2018 Eligibility Criteria. With the help of this article, candidates can get a fair idea about the eligibility criteria of IISER 2018. The article provides detail about the eligibility requirements like admission criteria, fellowship programmes, board-wise cut off marks criteria, etc. IISER Admissions are conducted through three channels - KVPY, JEE, and SCB. Aspiring candidates can apply through any or all of the three options, but should fulfil IISER Eligibility Criteria 2018 for the channels individually. Candidates applying through first two channels are eligible for direct admission, while an aptitude test was conducted for candidates opting for SCB option. The application for IISER 2018 admission was available in different dates for each channel of admission. The candidates could read the article to fulfilling the IISER 2018 eligibility criteria so that they can apply online to the entrance exam.
Mode of IISER 2018 Admission
IISER Admissions 2018 are conducted through three channels- Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY), Joint Entrance Examination of Indian Institutes of Technology (JEE Advanced) and State and Central Boards Channel (SCB). Indian nationals and students belonging to PIO (Person of Indian Origin) or OCI (Overseas Citizen of India) category are also eligible to apply provided they satisfy the eligibility criteria.
IISER 2018 Eligibility Criteria
Indian nationals and students belonging to PIO (Person of Indian Origin) or OCI (Overseas Citizen of India)
Candidates need to have valid KVPY fellowship commencing from 2018-19 academic session
Candidates belonging to general category need to secure a rank within 10,000 in the Common Rank List (CRL) of JEE Advanced 2018 to be eligible for IISER Admission 2018. Whereas, candidates falling in reserved categories (OBCNC, SC, ST, PD) should secure rank within 10,000.
Students seeking admission under this channel must meet the minimum cutoff percentage prescribed by IISER for their respective state boards
IISER Aptitude Test
IISER Eligibility Criteria based on SCB - Candidates belonging to the Other Backward Classes (OBCNC) and Persons with Disability (PD) categories, there is a 5% relaxation to the prescribed eligibility criteria of IISER 2018 admission. Whereas, the cut-off percentage for the SC, ST and Kashmiri Migrants (KM) candidates is 55% in (10+2) level for all boards.
SCB Candidates can refer the below mentioned board-wise cut-off marks for eligibility in IISER Admissions 2017.
Board-wise Cut-off marks for eligibility in IISER 2017
Jammu & Kashmir