IISER Admission 2017 will be done on the basis of JEE Advanced, KVPY, and SCB. The candidates will be first required to register and then carry forward with the admission process. In all, there are seven IISER in India and the selection process for each of it is the same. The Institute offer 5 year BS-MS Degree Programme and the admission is only granted to eligible candidates. Check more details on IISER Admission 2017 from this page.
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), as the name suggests are dedicated to science research. Considered among top institute in India, IISER have among the institute of national importance. The institutes were established by Government of India and are aimed at being the IITs of basic science. These are autonomous institutes, which award the degree on its own.
There are total 7 IISER and these are:
- IISER Kolkata (2006)
- IISER Pune (2006)
- IISER Mohali (2007)
- IISER Bhopal (2008)
- IISER Thiruvananthapuram (2008)
- IISER Tirupati (2015)
- IISER Berhampur (2016)
Note: Very soon there will be an IISER in Nagaland as well. The establishment of the new branch was introduced in 2015-16 budget. However, the possibility of it is debased by the fact that Nagaland government is more eager to have School of Planning and Architecture.
The candidates may keep track of all the events of IISER Admission 2017 from the table below:
|Online Registration Begins||May 24, 2107||June 19, 2017||May 26, 2017|
|Last Date to Register||June 05, 2017||July 10, 2017||June 18, 2017|
|IISER Aptitude Test||–||–||June 25, 2017|
|Result/Merit List||–||July 04, 2017|
|Seat Allocation||June 15, 2017||–||July 05, 2017|
|Semester Begins From||Late July or Early August 2017|
Study Material / Resources for IISER Admission 2017
What sets the institutes apart from the rest is that they do not granted admission only on the basis of an entrance exam. Instead, consider multiple mediums to find the finest brain with inclination toward science research.
The medium of selection are as below:
- Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY)
- Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced
- State and Central Boards Channel (SCB)
KVPY – is a fellowship, which is awarded by IISc Bangalore to class XI, XII and Graduation 1st year students. It is granted to them.
JEE Advanced – is national level exam, which is conducted by IITs for admission in the institute. The candidates are first required to qualify JEE Main and only then they may appear for the Advanced paper.
SCB – Candidates, who have passed class 12th in 2016 and 2017 may apply for the entrance test of IISER.
The application form for all of these mediums will be released online. The candidates will be able to access it from the link above, on the dates mentioned in the table above. The candidates will be allowed to apply through more than one medium. However, they will be required to submit separate form and fee for each medium.
The Application fee is non-refundable:
- Rs 2000 – for General and OBC-NCL candidates.
- Rs. 1000 – for SC/ST/PwD/Kashmiri Migrants.
Candidates should note that there is no other medium to submit the application fee but through online payment gateway.
Details About Various Channels of IISER
Out of the total seats, 50% will be filled through KVPY and JEE Advanced 2017. However, the remaining 50% will be filled on the basis of SCB medium. Even the seats vacant under KVPY and JEE Advanced will be changed to SCB seats
The details about IISER Admission 2017 via these mediums is as below:
IISER Admission Through KVPY
Under this medium, those KVPY qualifiers may apply who possed valid fellowship. The KVPY 2016 has ended just now and the candidates must have been awarded a fellowship through it or before that. However, it should be ensured that the fellowship must be valid as per the norms of conducting body, IISc.
IISER 2017 Admission Through JEE Advanced
The score of JEE Advanced 2017 will only be considered for the admission. The 2017 Advanced exam has been held on May 21, 2017. The Result of JEE Advanced 2017 will be available on June 11, 2017. Only the JEE Advanced 2017 qualified candidates will allowed to participate in the admission process.
IISER Admission 2017 Through SCB
SCB is actually entrance test for the admission. Through this medium, the candidates can only apply if:
- Candidates have qualified 10+2, in 2016 or 2017.
- The 10+2 qualifiers will also have to fulfil the below mentioned cutoff criteria as well.
The cutoff for IISER Admission 2017 is as below:
- The cutoff for the SC/ST/Kashmiri Migrants is 55%, in all the Boards.
- However, the cutoff for the General category candidates is as below. However, it should be noted that PwD and OBC candidates are entitled to 5% relaxation.
|Name of Board||Cut-off percentage||Name of Board||Cut-off percentage|
|AMU Board||81.4||Andhra Pradesh||95.4|
|Himachal Pradesh||79.7||Jammu Kashmir||84.4|
IISER 2017 SCB Exam Pattern – The pattern of the exam is as below:
- The exam will be of 180 minutes.
- It will have 60 Multiple Choice Questions.
- The question paper will be divided into four sections of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics.
- The weightage of section will be the same.
- Each correct answer will carry 3 marks.
- For marking wrong answers, negative marking of 1 mark will be done.
Syllabus for SCB – The candidates can check the complete syllabus of SCB from here.
IISER Admission 2017 Seat Matrix
There are 1285 seats in seven IISER and the matrix of these are as below:
FAQs on IISER Admission 2017
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