IISER Syllabus 2018

IISER SyllabusIISER Syllabus 2018- The Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISERs) will release the syllabus of IISER 2018 well ahead of the aptitude test which will be conducted by the institute. The IISER 2018 syllabus will aid the candidates who will be applying through the SCB channel. The objective to provide the IISER syllabus 2018 is to help the candidates get an idea about the topics from where the questions will be asked in the aptitude test which will be conducted for IISER admission. The IISER syllabus of 2018 comprises of the topics and subtopics which are mentioned in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and from where questions will be asked. Knowing the topics well in advance with the assistance of the syllabus of IISER, candidates will be able to plan their preparation well. To know the details about the IISER syllabus 2018, candidates can read the article that is given on this page.

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IISER 2018 Syllabus for Physics


The topics that are covered in the physics syllabus of IISER are mentioned below.

  • Atoms

  • Behaviour of perfect gas and kinetic energy

  • Communication Systems

  • Current Electricity

  • Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter

  • Electromagnetic Induction

  • Electromagnetic Waves

  • Electronic devices

  • Electrostatics

  • Gravitation

  • Kinematics

  • Laws of Motion

  • Magnetic effect of current and magnetism

  • Motion of Systems of Particles and Rigid body

  • Nuclei

  • Optics

  • OscillationsIISERs 2017

  • Physical World and Measurement

  • Properties of bulk matter

  • Thermodynamics

  • Waves

  • Work, Energy and Power 

IISER Syllabus 2018 for Chemistry

  • Structure of Atom

  • Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties

  • Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure

  • States of Matter

  • Thermodynamics

  • Equilibrium

  • Redox Reactions

  • Hydrogen

  • s-block Elements

  • p-block Elements

  • Organic Chemistry – Some Basic Principles and Techniques

  • Hydrocarbons

  • Environmental Chemistry

  • The Solid State

  • Solutions

  • Electrochemistry

  • Chemical Kinetics

  • Surface Chemistry

  • General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements

  • The d & f-block elements

  • Co-ordination Compounds

  • Haloalkanes and Haloarenes

  • Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers

  • Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids

  • Organic Compounds containing Nitrogens

  • Biomolecules

  • Polymers

  • Chemistry in Everyday Life 

IISER 2018 syllabus for Mathematics


  • Applications of integrals

  • Binomial Theorem

  • Complex Numbers and Quadratic equations

  • Conic Sections

  • Continuity and Differentiability

  • Determinants

  • Differential equations

  • Integrals

  • Introduction to Three Dimensional Geometry

  • Inverse Trigonometric Functions

  • Limits and Derivatives

  • Linear Inequalities

  • Linear Programming

  • Mathematical Reasoning

  • Matrices

  • Permutations and Combinations

  • Principle of Mathematical Induction

  • Probability

  • Relations and functions

  • Sequences and Series

  • Sets

  • Statistics

  • Straight Lines

  • Three dimensional geometry

  • Trigonometric Functions

  • Vectors

IISER Syllabus 2018 for Biology

  • Biology and human welfare

  • Biotechnology and its application

  • Cell structure and function

  • Diversity in the living world

  • Ecology and environment

  • Genetics and evolution

  • Human physiology

  • Plant physiology

  • Reproduction

  • Structural organisation in animals and plants 

Exam Pattern of IISER 2018


The IISER 2018 exam pattern is meant for those candidates who are applying for admission to IISER through State and Central Boards Channel (SCB) channel. Such candidates will have to undergo the IISER Aptitude test. The details about the exam pattern of IISER aptitude test are given below.


Type of Questions- Multiple choice questions


Subjects from which questions will be asked- Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology


Total Number of questions- 60 questions (15 questions from each subject)


Duration of the exam-3 hours


Marking Scheme- Correct Answer- (3 marks); Incorrect Answer (-1); No response (0)


Note- Candidates who are applying for IISER Admission 2018 through JEE or KVPY channel, they will not have to appear in the IISER Aptitude Test.


Sample papers of IISER 2018


Candidates who will be appearing for theaptitude test of IISER can practice the IISER 2018 sample papers. This will help them to get an idea about the kind of questions that are asked from various subjects and topics. They will also be able to learn how to manage their time during the final exam. Candidates can download some of the sample papers of IISER from the links that are given below.


Download IISER Model Paper-1 (In English)Click here

Download IISER Model Paper-2 (In English)Click here

Download IISER Model Paper-1 (In Hindi)Click here


The article is written on the basis of last year’s official notification. It will be updated as soon as the official notification for this year is made available.


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