About IISER Aptitude Test 2019

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research invites admissions in 5-year BS-MS degree programme through three channels namely JEE Advanced, KVPY and SCB. The student who want to apply through SCB channel need to appear in IISER aptitude test 2019. Candidates applying for JEE Advanced or KVPY channel are provided direct admissions. Separate application processes are done for all three different modes of admission. The IISER aptitude test 2019,  a computer based test (CBT), 3-hour multiple choice paper having 60 questions was held on June 6. The seat allotment for SCB channel will begin from July 2. There are seven participating institutes taking admission through IISER.

Exam level: National Level Exam
Frequency: Once a year
Languages English
Conducting Body: Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research
Duration 3 Hours

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IISER Aptitude Test 2019 Important Dates

20 Jul, 2019 Counselling - SCB channel round 3 allotment - Start Date | Mode: Online
13 Jul, 2019 Counselling - SCB channel round 2 allotment - Start Date | Mode: Online
02 Jul, 2019 Counselling - SCB channel round 1 allotment - Start Date | Mode: Online
01 Jul, 2019 Counselling - KVPY and JEE Advanced channel round 2 seat allotment - Start Date | Mode: Online
25 Jun, 2019 Counselling - JEE Advanced channel round 1 seat allotment - Start Date | Mode: Online
24 Jun, 2019 Counselling - KVPY channel round 1 seat allotment - Start Date | Mode: Online
14 Jun, 2019 Answer Key - Final | Mode: Online
07 Jun, 2019 Answer Key - Provisional | Mode: Online
06 Jun, 2019 Exam | Mode: Online
25 May, 2019 Admit Card | Mode: Online
31 Mar, 2019 - 06 May, 2019 Application - SCB channel | Mode: Online

The eligibility criteria of IISER 2019 varies according to the different channel of admission. It must be noted that fulfilling the eligibility criteria before applying is mandatory.

For KVPY: Candidates are required to have a KVPY fellowship commencing from the academic session 2019-2020. 

For JEE Advanced: Candidates of general category must have secured a rank in JEE Advanced within the limit which will be prescribed by the official authorities.

For SCB : The concerned authorities will determine the minimum cut off that a candidate is required to meet for IISER admissions 2019. It is mandatory for the candidate applying through this channel to appear in IISER aptitude test 2019.

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Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Credit Card | Debit Card

The eligible candidates are required to fill the application form for IISER admission according to the channel they are applying for. The application form is released online for all the three channels: JEE, SCB, and KVPY. Candidates have to submit the completely filled the application form along with the prescribed application fee. The deadline to fill and submit the application form varies according to the respective channels. Candidates must ensure that they fill all the mandatory details correctly and upload the documents according to the prescribed format.

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General, OBC Online Female, Male ₹ 2000
SC, ST Online Female, Male ₹ 1000

IISER Aptitude Test E-books and Sample Papers

IISER Aptitude Test 2019 Syllabus

Physics
Physical world and measurement
Kinematics
Laws of motion
Work
Energy and power
Motion of systems of particles and rigid body
Gravitation
Properties of bulk matter
Thermodynamics
Behaviour of perfect gas and kinetic energy
Oscillations
Waves
Electrostatics
Current electricity
Magnetic effect of current and magnetism
Electromagnetic induction
Alternating current
Electromagnetic waves
Optics
Dual nature of radiation and matter
Atoms
Nuclei
Electronic devices
Communication systems
Chemistry
Some basic concept of chemistry
Structure of atom
Classification of elements and periodicity in properties
Chemical bonding and molecular structure
States of matter
Thermodynamics
Equilibrium
Redox reactions
Hydrogen
The s block elements
The p block
Elements
Organic chemistry Some basic principles and techniques
Preparation and properties: Hydrocarbons, monohydric alcohols, aldehydes, ketones, monocarboxylic acids, primary amines, benzene, nitrobenzene, aniline, phenol, benzaldehyde, benzoic acid, grignard reagent
Environmental chemistry
The solid state
Solutions
Electrochemistry
Surface chemistry
General principles and processes of isolation of elements
The p-block elements
The d and f block elements
Co-ordination compounds: nomenclature of mononuclear coordination compounds, cistrans and ionisation isomerisms, hybridization and geometries of mononuclear coordination compounds (linear, tetrahedral, square planar and octahedral)
Haloalkanes and haloarenes
Alcohols
Phenols and ethers
Aldehydes
Ketones and carboxylic acids
Organic compounds containing nitrogens
Biomolecules
Polymers
Chemistry in everyday life
Mathematics
Sets
Relations and Functions
Trigonometric functions
Inverse trigonometric functions
Principle of mathematical induction
Complex numbers and quadratic equations
Linear inequalities
Permutations and combinations
Binomial theorem
Sequences and Series
Straight lines
Conic sections
Introduction to three dimensional geometry
Limits and derivatives
Mathematical reasoning
Statistics
Probability matrices
Determinants
Continuity and differentiability
Application of derivatives
Integrals
Applications of integrals
Differential equations vectors
Three dimensional geometry
Linear programming
Biology
Diversity in the living world
Structural organization in animals and plants
Human physiology
Reproduction
Cell structure and function
Plant physiology
Genetics and evolution
Biology and human welfare biotechnology and its application
Ecology and environment

IISER Aptitude Test 2019 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of IISER aptitude test 2019 gives an idea about the pattern of the exam including the duration, number of questions, marking scheme, etc. The table below consists details regarding exam pattern of IISER aptitude test.

Mode of examComputer Based Test (CBT)
Exam duration3 hours
Question typemultiple-choice questions (MCQs)
Total number of questions60
Marks allotted for correct response3 marks will be rewarded for every correct response
Negative marking 1 mark will be deducted for every incorrect response

IISER Aptitude Test 2019 Mock Test

Practising mock test will help in figuring out the strengths and weaknesses so that the weaknesses can be overcome by working harder. Mock tests and sample papers will help in a good practise of the questions which are of the similar pattern as the ones expected to appear in the exam.

IISER Aptitude Test 2019 Admit Card

The admit card for IISER aptitude test has been released on May 25, 2019 in online mode. The admit card is a mandatory document to appear in the test. The following details will be mentioned in the admit card of IISER aptitude test 2019:

  • Candidate's name
  • Exam roll number
  • Name and address of the test centre
  • Date and time of the exam
  • Exam guidelines

Candidates must download the admit card using the required credentials. Candidates have to take a print out which has to be carried to the exam room.

IISER Aptitude Test 2019 Exam Centers

State City
Karnataka Bengaluru
Gujarat Baroda
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal
Odisha Bhubaneshwar
Kerala Calicut
Thiruvananthapuram
Tamil Nadu Chennai
Delhi New Delhi
Assam Guwahati
Telangana Hyderabad
West Bengal Kolkata
Punjab Mohali
Maharashtra Mumbai City
Nagpur
Pune
Andhra Pradesh Tirupati
Vijayawada
Uttar Pradesh Varanasi

Documents Required at Exam

  • IISER admit card

IISER Aptitude Test 2019 Answer Key

The official authorities has released the final answer key of the IISER aptitude test 2019 on June 14. The provisional answer keys was released on June 7 and objections against the provisional answers were accepted till June 11.  The final answer key has been published after considering the objections raised. Candidates can match their responses with the answers mentioned in the answer key to check their tentative scores. Candidates can also challenge the answer key within the stipulated time.

IISER Aptitude Test 2019 Result

The result of IISER aptitude test 2019 has been released for the candidates who appeared for the exam. The roll number of the candidates who will be offered seats are mentioned in the result. Candidates have to take the print out of the offer letter.

Mode of Counselling: Online

The counselling for IISER Admission 2019 is held separately for the three channels. Candidates will be called in for the counselling according to the merit list of the three channels respectively. Candidates will have to fill the choices of the desired course and the institute. The seats will be allotted according to the choices filled by the candidate and the merit. After the seat allotment, candidate who will be allotted seats will have to report to the allotted centres for the document verification. The seat acceptance fee has to be paid based on the categories they belong to.

Documents Required at Counselling

  • Class 10 marksheet and certificate
  • Class 12 marksheet and certificate
  • Counselling letter (original and photocopy both)
  • Admit card of JEE Advanced, KVPY or IISER aptitude test
  • Recent coloured passport size photographs

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