IISER 2024 official notification will be announced soon on the official website, i.e., iiseradmission. by IISER authorities. The important dates related to IISER 2024 application form filling, admit card, and so on will be in the official notification. Students must keep a check on the official website for upcoming events regarding IISER exam 2024.
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research is responsible for conducting IISER 2024 for candidates aspiring to pursue Basic Science as a career. IISER presents an opportunity for candidates to get admission into BS and BS-MS Dual Degree programs offered at IISERs in Bhopal, Mohali, Pune, Thiruvananthapuram, Berhampur, Tirupati, and Kolkata.
|IISER Cutoff 2024||IISER Pune|
|IISER Exam Dates 2024||IISER Counselling 2024|
Table of Contents
- About IISER Exam
- IISER Courses Offered 2024
- IISER Exam Dates 2024
- IISER Eligibility Criteria 2024
- IISER Application Form 2024
- IISER Admit Card 2024
- IISER Exam Centres 2024
- IISER Exam Pattern 2024
- IISER Syllabus 2024
- IISER Answer Key 2024
- IISER Results 2024
- IISER Counselling 2024
- IISER Contact Details 2024
About IISER Exam
IISER was established in Berhampur, Bhopal, Kolkata, Mohali, Pune, Thiruvananthapuram, and Tirupati by the government to promote the study of Basic Science in the country. IISER aspires to become an institute that supports and nurtures the idea of bringing sustainable scientific practices into the current societal lifestyle.
The government of India recognized this problem, hence through the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), under the National Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Bill, 2010 (an amendment of the National Institutes of Technology Act, 2007), the Government created Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISERs).
|Exam Name||IISER Aptitude Test|
|Full Form||Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Aptitude Test Aptitude Test|
|Conducting Body||IISER Bhopal|
|Program Offered||5-Year BS-MS Dual Degree|
|Application Mode||Online i.e., Computer-Based Test (CBT)|
|Help Desk||+91 755 269 2500
IISER 2024 Institutes
As of now, there are a total of 7 IISERs established. The following table has the list of 7 IISERs along with the year of establishment and NIRF Ranking.
|Name||Year of Establishment||NIRF Ranking|
IISER Courses Offered 2024
These 7 IISERs offer a 5-year BS-MS degree program. The following table has details regarding this degree.
|Course||BS-MS Integrated Dual Degree|
|Total Number of Seats||1285|
|Seats Available Per IISER||100 to 260|
|Seats Reserved||IISER 2024 Aptitude Test = 50%|
|KVPY Exam & JEE Advanced = 50%|
Apart from this, IISER Bhopal offers a 4 year BS Degree.
If IITs are the best in the field of Applied Sciences then IISERs are supposed to be the best in the field of Basic Sciences. If you want to study in one of the 7 IISERs then read the following section for know how.
IISER 2024 Admission Channels
There are 3 ways to get a seat in IISER. These 3 ways are officially known as the 3 channels to apply for IISERs. These channels are as follows.
- SCB (State and Central Boards) Channel - IISER 2024 Aptitude Test (IAT)
- KVPY Exam (Kishor Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana)
- JEE Advanced.
KVPY Channel (Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana): Candidates with a valid KVPY fellowship for the current academic session i.e., 2024-25, can apply for IISER this year. Cut-off criteria are applicable.
JEE Advanced Channel: Candidates in the General category securing a rank within 10,000 in the Common Rank List (CRL) of JEE Advanced 2024 are eligible to apply. For candidates belonging to the reserved category (OBCNC, SC, ST, PD), their category rank should be within 10,000.
SCB Channel: To take admission under this channel, candidates must satisfy the cut-off of the qualifying exam before taking IISER Aptitude Test. The cut-off marks and the respective board in 2018 are listed below.
|Board Name||Cut Off Percentage||Board Name||Cut Off Percentage|
|AMU Board||81.4||Andhra Pradesh||95.4|
|Himachal Pradesh||79.7||Jammu Kashmir||84.4|
IISER Exam Dates 2024
IISER 2024 notifications have been released on the official website. Candidates planning to apply for IISER, are advised to stay updated with the important event dates associated with the exam. The exam dates for candidates who are applying through KVPY, JEE Advance and IAT channels are provided in this table.
Important Dates of IISER 2024 Admission for IAT, KVPY & JEE (Advance) Channel
The tentative dates for IISER 2024 admissions through the IAT, KVPY & JEE (Advance) channels are given below.
|Release of Application Form||Apr 2024-First Week||Apr 2024- First Week||Jun 2024- Third Week|
|Last Date to fill Application Form||May 2024- Second Week||Jun 2024- Second Week||Jun 2024- Fourth Week|
|Application Form Correction||May 2024- Second Week||Jun 2024- Second Week||Jun 2024- Fourth Week|
|Released of Hall Ticket for IAT||Jun 2024- First Week||Not Applicable|
|IISER Aptitude Test 2024||Jun 2024- First Week||Not Applicable|
|Upload of Student's Response Form||Jun 2024- First Week||Not Applicable|
|Display of Answer Key||Jun 2024- First Week||Not Applicable|
|Objection Window for Answer Key Opens||Jun 2024- Second Week||Not Applicable|
|Objection Window for Answer Key Close||Jun 2024- Second Week||Not Applicable|
|Final Answer Key Release||Jun 2024- Second Week||Not Applicable|
|IAT Result Declaration||Jun 2024 - Second Week||Not Applicable|
|Document Upload and Freeze IISER Preferences||Jun 2024- First Week|
|First Round of Admission Offer||Jun 2024- First Week|
|Second Round of Admission Offer||Jun 2024- Second Week|
|Third Round of Admission Offer||Jun 2024- Third Week|
|Fourth Round of Admission Offer||Jun 2024- Fourth Week|
|Commencement of Classes||Aug 2024-First Week|
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IISER Eligibility Criteria 2024
Candidates need to go through the eligibility criteria of IISER 2024 before moving forward with the application. KVPY, SBC, and JEE Advanced are the 3 channels and the shortlisting process is different for every exam based on the difficulty level.
Major eligibility criteria defined by the organizing authorities are mentioned below.
- IISER has not mentioned the upper age limit for admission through any of the channels.
- The candidates must have passed 10+2 or equivalent with prescribed cut-off marks and Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics/Biology compulsory subjects from a recognized board or institution.
- The candidate should be an Indian National to apply for IISER. PIO & OCI candidates are also eligible to apply for IISER 2024 and are considered Indian citizens. Foreign students can also apply, but only through JEE Advanced channel.
Please note that all the aspirants must satisfy IISER eligibility criteria to fill out the application process.
Read More: IISER Eligibility Criteria 2024
IISER Application Form 2024
IISER 2024 application window will open soon on the official website after the announcement of application dates by the authorities. Candidates could visit the official website to access IISER application form 2024. Candidates can apply for IISER through 3 channels, i.e., IAT, KVPY and JEE Advanced.
Document Specifications for IISER Application Form 2024
While filling out the application form for IISER 2024, candidates must upload scanned documents such as a class 12 mark sheet, signature, photograph etc. The following table has details about these documents.
|Class 12/Equivalent Program Marksheet||Scanned Copy of the Marksheet||Max 1 MB||PDF/JPEG/JPG|
|Photograph||Scanned Image of a Recent Photograph||200 KB||PDF/JPEG/JPG|
|Signature||Scanned Image of Signature||200 KB||PDF/JPEG/JPG|
IISER Application Fee 2024
General category candidates have to pay the IISER Application Fee 2024 of INR 2000, and the candidates under the SC/ST/Kashmiri Migrant category are required to pay a fee of INR 1000 only.
|Application Mode||Only Online|
|Registration Fee||INR 2000 for General Candidates|
|INR 1000 for Reserved Candidates|
|Foreign Nationals Registration Fee||USD 100 for Foreign Nationals|
Documents Required for IISER 2024 Application
Documents required by the candidates to apply for IISER are as follows.
- Recent Passport size photograph in jpg/jpeg format (maximum size 200 KB)
- Candidate's Signature in jpg/jpeg format (maximum size 200 KB)
- Class 12th/Equivalent Program Marksheet in JPG/JPEG/PDF format
- Caste Certificate (if applicable)
- PwD Certificate (If applicable)
- Income Tax Certificate (If applicable).
IISER 2024 Registration
Candidates can apply to IISER only through the online application form. Candidates are given 7 options (for both course and IISER) on 7 IISER campuses based on their choice while filling out the online IISER Application Form 2024.
Steps to Apply for IISER 2024
The initial application process is similar to all the channels and the later stages are different. The common initial application process is as follows.
- Step 1: Candidates must visit the official website of IISER. Go to the registration page.
- Step 2: Enter the basic details along with a valid mobile number and email ID.
- Step 3: Once registration is complete, an email and an SMS will be sent with login credentials like login ID and password.
- Step 4: Log in with the credentials and change the password if required.
- Step 5: Then enter the personal details and click on the 'Submit' button.
- Step 6: Enter the academic qualification details and submit them.
- Step 7: Upload the required documents, enter the captcha code and then click on 'I Agree after reading the declaration.
Steps to Apply for IISER 2024 Through IAT Channel
After completing the initial application details, candidates can follow these steps to apply through the SCB channel.
- Step 1: Besides the application details, click on the 'IAT Channel' option and click on the 'Click Here to Fill the Application' icon.
- Step 2: Enter personal details like application number, reference number, name, and date of birth.
- Step 3: Then fill in the city preferences for IISER Aptitude Test.
- Step 4: Now choose the preferred course in the particular IISER and fill them in from top priority to low priority. Now click on the 'Submit' button and it will be directed to the payment gateway.
- Step 5: Pay the application fee through RTGS/NEFT or net banking/debit card/credit card/UPI. Enter the mobile number, email ID, and payer name. After this, click on the 'Generate Challan' icon to generate challan.
- Step 6: With the payment of the application, the application process is completed.
Steps to Apply for IISER 2024 Through KVPY Channel
Students can refer to the following steps to apply for IISER through KVPY Channel.
- Step 1: Once the application details are entered, click on the 'KVPY Channel' tab and click on the 'Click Here to Fill the Application' icon.
- Step 2: Now enter the application number, reference number, name and date of birth.
- Step 3: After that, enter KVPY details like KVPY Qualifying Rank, KVPY Roll Number and KVPY Application Number.
- Step 4: Now give the college and course preferences and click on the 'Submit' button.
- Step 5: Application fee can be paid online through net banking/credit card/debit card/UPI/RTGS/NEFT. Enter the mobile number, email ID and payer name. After this click on the 'Generate Challan' icon to generate challan.
- Step 6: On successful transaction, the application process is completed.
Steps to Apply for IISER 2024 Through JEE Advanced Channel
Check the following steps to understand the application process for JEE Advanced Channel.
- Step 1: After entering the personal detail, click on the 'JEE Channel' option. There click on the 'Click Here to Fill the Application' icon.
- Step 2: Now enter personal details like the application number, reference number, name, and date of birth.
- Step 3: After that, enter the roll number, registration number, and qualifying rank.
- Step 4: Now, enter the course and IISER preferences. Click on the 'Submit' button.
- Step 5: The link will be redirected toward the payment gate where the IISER application fee can be paid online through RTGS/NEFT/net banking/credit card/debit card/UPI.
- Step 6: Enter the mobile number, email ID, and the name of the payer. After this click on the 'Generate Challan' icon to generate challan.
- Step 7: The application process will end upon successful payment of the fee.
Read More: IISER Application Form 2024
IISER Admit Card 2024
IISER 2024 admit card will be announced on the official website soon by the IISER authorities. Candidates must use IISER 2024 login link to check and download the hall ticket/admit card. They must take at least 2 photocopies for future reference.
IISER 2024 admit card will contain the student's name, roll number, exam centre, complete address of the exam centre, and the date and time of the exam. It is mandatory to take a photo ID proof along with the admit card to the examination hall to appear in IISER 2024 Aptitude Test.
If a candidate finds any mistakes or discrepancies in the downloaded IISER admit card 2024, then they should report the issue to the exam conducting body, IISER Berhampur, as soon as possible and get it rectified to avoid any possible disqualification on the exam day. Photo ID proof can be PAN Card, Aadhar Card, Voter ID Card etc.
Read More: IISER Admit Card 2024
IISER Exam Centres 2024
Candidates have to choose an exam centre from the list of exam centres while filling out IISER 2024 exam application form. There are various test venues across India where IISER 2024 will be conducted and the allotment of seats is based on the availability of the seats at each centre.
If the examination cannot be conducted in any of the centres due to unforeseen reasons, the candidate will be allotted an alternate centre, and such information will be communicated in due time. No objection in this regard is entertained.
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IISER Exam Pattern 2024
The exam pattern of IISER 2024 comprises 4 subjects; Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology. Each section has 15 Multiple Choice Questions and the time duration for all the sections is 180 minutes. Every correct response fetches (+3) marks. (-1) mark is deducted for an incorrect response. No marks are deducted for unattempted responses.
|Exam Mode||Online - Computer-Based Test (CBT)|
|Question Type||Multiple Choice Question (MCQ)|
|Exam Duration||180 Minutes|
|Total Number of Questions||60|
|Marking Scheme||Correct Answer: + 3 Marks|
|Incorrect Answer: - 1 Mark|
Note: IISER exam pattern is relatively easy compared to ISRO 2024 entrance exams in India.
IISER 2024 Section-Wise Exam Pattern
The section-wise exam pattern is tabulated below.
|Section||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks|
Read More: IISER Exam Pattern 2024
IISER Syllabus 2024
To prepare well for IISER 2024, candidates are advised to go through the syllabus for the exam carefully to avoid unnecessary mistakes during the attempt. The syllabus for IISER Aptitude test will be focused on 4 basic streams as below.
Relations and functions
Inverse Trigonometric Functions
Principle of Mathematical Induction
Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations
Permutations and Combinations
Sequences and Series
Introduction to Three Dimensional Geometry
Limits and Derivatives
Continuity and Differentiability
Application of Derivatives
Applications of integrals
Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter
Physical World and Measurement
Laws of Motion
Work, Energy, and Power
The motion of Systems of Particles and Rigid body
Properties of bulk matter
The behaviour of perfect gas and kinetic energy
Magnetic effect of current and magnetism
|Chemistry||Some Basic Concepts of Chemistry
Structure of Atom
Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties
Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
States of Matter
The s-Block Elements
The p-Block Elements
Organic Chemistry – Some Basic Principles and Techniques
General principles and processes of isolation of elements
The p-block elements
The d- & f-block elements
Haloalkanes and haloarenes
Alcohols, phenols and ethers
Aldehydes, ketones and carboxylic acids
Organic compounds containing nitrogens
Chemistry in everyday life
|Biology||Diversity in the living world
Structural organization in animals and plants
Cell structure and function
Genetics and evolution
Biology and human welfare
Biotechnology and its application
Ecology and environment
The syllabus for IISER 2024 admission test generally follows the NCERT syllabus of classes 11 and 12 of the above-mentioned subjects. The level of difficulty of KVPY and JEE Advanced is also different from that of the IISER Aptitude test.
Read More: IISER Syllabus 2024
IISER Answer Key 2024
IISER 2024 answer key will be released on the official website by the exam conducting body. Candidates can calculate the probable score with the help of the final answer key. Candidates can download the final answer key pdf from the official website once announced.
Read More: IISER Answer Key 2024
IISER Results 2024
IISER 2024 aptitude test results will be declared after the results are announced on the official webpage. Candidates can check IISER Results 2024 online on the official website of IISER. They should enter IISER 2024 login ID and password to check their results and the shortlisted candidates will be called for further counselling process based on the marks scored.
Candidates must score a minimum of the cut-off marks to be ranked/qualified for seeking admissions through the IISER 2024 SCB channel. The cut-off is arrived at by keeping a ratio of available seats this year and the relative performance in the aptitude test. Also, the cut-off varies within the various IISER campuses.
Read More: IISER Results 2024
IISER Counselling 2024
IISER 2024 counselling process will commence after results are announced on the official webpage. The qualified students will be able to apply for the further round of the counselling process of IISER 2024. Admissions will be based on the merit list prepared by IISER. The seat allotment admission process commence soon. Candidates must download the offer letter within deadlines, on the candidate portal at cdn.digialm.com.
While appearing for the counselling, the candidates should produce documents such as an IISER Admit Card 2024, a Copy of the Application Form, Class 10+2 Mark Sheets, Identity Proof, Address Proof, and Date of Birth Proof.
IISER 2024 Relaxation in Qualifying Marks
Candidates who score marks equal to or more than the cut-off mark provided in the list mentioned below are eligible to apply for the Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER) 2024 Aptitude test. There is a relaxation of 5% for students from the OBC-NC and PWD categories. For candidates from SC, ST categories and Kashmiri migrants, the cut-off off is 55% for all boards in class 12.
IISER 2024 Admission Reservation
Along with relaxation in the marks, IISER has certain seats reserved for the SC, ST, OBC - NC, PWD and KM (Kashmir Migrant) candidates. The details of reserved seats are given below.
|Category||Percentage of Seats Reserved|
|Scheduled Caste||15 %|
|Scheduled Tribe||7.5 %|
|Persons with Disability||5% (Supernumerary)|
|Other Backward Class - Non-Creamy Layer||27 %|
|Kashmir Migrants||3 Seats per IISER (Supernumerary)|
Read More: IISER Counselling 2024
IISER Contact Details 2024
In case of doubts or queries, candidates can reach out to the concerned authorities through the following contact details.
When IISER 2023 final answer key was released?
IISER 2023 final answer key was out on Jun 29, 2023, after considering the objections raised by cnadidates.
When IISER 2023 scorecard will be out?
IISER 2023 result has been released on Jul 4, 2023, candidates can download the result using their login credentials.
What is SCB Channel for IISER?
SCB means state and central board. This is for the candidates who do not have KVPLY fellowship or who have not cleared IISER.
What are the courses available in IISER?
IISER courses 2023 include 5 Years of an Integrated BS-MS program and 4 years of a BS program (IISER Bhopal).
Which is the best IISER 2023 ?
IISER Kolkata is the best IISER.
Is the IISER aptitude test difficult?
IISER aptitude test 2023 difficulty level is considered above that of JEE Mains.
When will the answer key and admit card for IISER 2023 be released?
IISER admit card 2023 was released on Jun 10, 2023, on the official website.
How do I admit in IISER 2023?
You can get admission in IISER by applying through one of the 3 channels.