What is IISER Admissions ?

Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER) conducts IISER Aptitude Test for admissions to dual degree (BS+ MS) programmes. IISER Aptitutde Test is a national level entrance exam conducted for 950 seats in 7 campuses across India - Bhopal, Kolkata, Mohali, Pune, Thiruvananthapuram, Tirupati and Berhampur. IISER Admissions is conduct..Read More

IISER Admissions Application Details

IISER Application Fee 

  • Candidates belonging to General Catergory - Rs. 1500 
  • Candidates belonging to SC/ST Catergory - Rs. 750

Candidates have to fill the application form of IISER by one of below mentioned streams.

  • KVPY Stream - Aspiring candidates irrespective of their nationality should qualify in SA(previous year)/SX (current year)/SB (current year).

  • JEE Advanced Stream - Candidates should qualify JEE Advanced to apply for IISER Admission, irrespective of their nationality.

  • SCB Stream - Foreign Nationals/ NRIs/PIOs/OCIs, who have completed or are appearing in their class XII or equivalent exam from any of the 30 boards in India can fill IISER Application form. It is also mandatory for all the candidates to score among top 1 % student of the respective boards to appear in IISER aptitude test.

Details required to be filled in IISER Application Form for KVPY Candidates

  • Full Name as in class X certificate

  • Date of birth as in class X certificate

  • Gender

  • Category (General/OBC/SC/ST)

Note: After submission of all the details in IISER Application Form for KVPY candidates, an application number and a password will be given for future reference.

 

Details required to be filled in IISER Application Form for KVPY Candidates belonging to PD category

  • Class XII passing year

  • Name of parent/guardian of candidate

  • Address for communication

  • PIN code

  • Phone/Mobile Number

  • Email address

  • KVPY Seat Number/Roll No

  • Centre for IISER Counselling

 Note: After submission of all the details in IISER Application Form for KVPY candidates, an application number and a password will be given for future reference.

 

Details required to be filled in IISER Application Form for JEE Advanced qualifiers 

  • Full Name according to class X certificate

  • Date of birth according to class X certificate

  • Gender

  • Category - GE, OBC (non-creamy), SC, ST, GE PD, OBC PD, SC PD and ST PD

  • Class XII passing year

  • Board of class XII or equivalent examination

  • Roll Number of class XII or equivalent examination

  • Marks obtained in class XII or equivalent examination

  • Name of parent/guardian

  • Address for communication

  • PIN code

  • Phone/Mobile Number

  • Email address

  • JEE Advanced Roll No

  • Centre for IISER Counselling

Note: After submission of all the details in IISER Application Form for JEE Advance qualifiers, an application number and a password will be given for future reference.

 

Exemptions to the cutoff marks in IISER Admissions

  • For aspirants belonging to SC/ST category, cutoff marks is 55% for all recognised boards.

  • The cutoff marks for examinees belonging to OBC category is 60% and OBC (non-creamy) and PD categories is given 55% relaxation.

  • Those candidates who will be class XII passed out in 2016 and are recipient of eligibility note from the school board for DST Inspire Fellowship can also fill the IISER application form. 

IISER Application Form for State/Centran Board (SCB) Candidates 

  • It is mandatory for every candidate to meet the specified minimum percentage cutoff marks in class XII or equivalent exam to apply for IISER admission.

  • Cutoff specified in the minimum marks table will not be applicable to such students.

  • General category candidates will be required to score a minimum cutoff in their respective borad exam or qualifying exam (10+2 or equivalent).

  • Only the shortlisted candidates will receive call letters from exam conducting body.

  • Students applying through State and Central Boards channel will be required to appear and qualify the IISER Aptitude Test.

Details required to be filled in IISER Application Form for SCB candidates

  • Full Name as in class X certificate

  • Date of birth as in class X certificate

  • Gender

  • Category - GE, OBC (non-creamy), SC, ST, GE PD, OBC PD, SC PD and ST PD

  • Class XII passing year

  • Class XII or equivalent board examination

  • Roll Number of class 12th or equivalent examination

  • Marks obtained in class 12th or equivalent examination

  • Recipients of the eligibility note from the school board for DST Inspire Fellowship. (Yes / No)

  • Name of parent/guardian 

  • Address for communication

  • PIN code

  • Phone/Mobile Number

  • Email address

  • Language for Aptitude Test

  • Centre for IISER Counselling

IISER Application Fee Payment for all applicants (KVPY, State/Central Board and JEE Advanced) 

  • Candidates will pay online application fee for IISER Admissions. 

  • After filling all the details, candidates will click on the link “Pay Fees” and they will be directed to the payment gateway page where fee can be paid online through debit card/credit card/net banking.

 

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IISER Admissions Eligibility Criteria

Aspiring candidates must have passed class XII or equivalent examination.

The candidates are eligible to apply for IISER Admissions if they are appearing in class XII in the same year.

The aspirants who want to apply for IISER Admissions for admissions to dual degree (B.S.+M.S. - 5 year) programme have to mandatorily satisfy at least one of the following three eligibility criteria of IISER.

  • Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojna (KYPY) 
  • KVPY-SA [Candidates who appeared in class XI in the previous year as that of admission year and selected for  the Fellowship]
  • KVPY-SB [Candidates who is appearing in class XII in the same year as that of admission year and selected for  the Fellowship]
  • KVPY-SX [Candidates who is appearing in first year of graduation in same year and selected for  the Fellowship]

JEE Advanced Stream

  • Aspiring candidates must score a minimum aggregate mark of 60% in class XII or equivalent exam.
  • They also have to qualify JEE Advance and attain a rank in JEE Advance Rank List.

SCB Streams

  • Aspirants of Foreign Nationality/NRIs/PIOs/OCIs must have passed out class XII or equivalent examination from a recognised board. 
  • The candidates will have to be class XII passed out from a recognised board in India, and have to be within the top 1% of the respective boards in order to appear in IISER aptitude test.
  • Those belonging to SC/ST category should attain a minimum aggregate mark of 55% for all the board examinations.
  • The aspiring candidates belonging to OBC (non-creamy) category have to obtain a minimum aggregate mark of 60% and Physically Disabled category candidates have to attain minimum aggregate marks of 55% for all the board examinations.
  • The eligibility criteria of examinees belonging to general category will have to score a minimum cut-off in their respective board/class XII.

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IISER Admissions Exam Centers

IISER Admissions exam will be held at 16 centers across the country

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IISER Admissions Counselling Details

  • IISER Counselling is conducted for admission to Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER). 

  • During Counselling, aspirants must choose any of the 7 participating institute for admissions to dual degree (BS+MS) programmes.

  • Counselling dates are different for different admission streams. 

  • The qualified candidates who are shortlisted on the basis of IISER uutoff will be called for counselling.

  • All the examinees must attend IISER counselling in person.

  • As per the choices and merit of the candidates, seat will be allotted to during IISER counseling.

Documents required for counselling of IISER Admissions

  • Certificate and Mark Sheets of class X and XII (original and photocopy)
  • SC/ST/OBC caste certificate (original and photocopy)
  • Identity Proof (passport/driving license/voter id/aadhar card)
  • Candidates' Domicile
  • Passport size photograph
  • IISER/JEE Advanced/KVPY Score card
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Vishal Kumar 10 days ago

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Date for form fill up ???

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Ankur Sehgal 9 days ago

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Hey,The application for IISER Admission 2018 test will start from the fourth week of May 2018 and will last up to the third week of June 2018.To check in detail you can refer below link-https://www.go...Read More

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A student is studying in 10+2with physics, chemistry and biology can appear in IISER admission exam, could selection?

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Ankur Sehgal 12 days ago

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Hey,Yes, you can appear in IISER exam. Candidates can apply to IISER by one of these three channels-:• KVYP Channel: Kishore vaigyanik protsahan yojna• JEE Channel: Joint entrance examination ...Read More

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Chirayu Darji 20 days ago

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What is admission process for IISER

is it separate from JoSAA

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Manashjyoti 20 days ago

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Hello Chirayu,Admission to IISER is conducted through three channels:Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) State and Central Boards Channel (SCB) channel Joint Entrance Examination of In...Read More
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Anisha Rastogi 28 days ago

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Please tell me about IISERAT from basics

i will give my board examination in 2018 from cbse and have no prepration for jee mains and i did not clear kvpy . how can i get admission in iisc or iiser

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Shubham Goel 27 days ago

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IISER Admission 2018- Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER) will conduct IISER 2018 for admission to 5-year BS-MS degree programmes at seven participating institutes. Admiss...Read More
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vineet singh 27 days ago

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How can I get admission in IISER for MSC in Mathematics?

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Ankur Sehgal 27 days ago

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HeyYou can't. All IISERs are currently offering only dual degree BS-MS and Ph.D. programmes. You will have to write IIT-JAM for admission in M.Sc. mathematics for IITs, IISc and NITs colleges.&nb...Read More

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