IISER Aptitude Test 2015

IISER Aptitude Test 2015

Candidates may appear for the Aptitude Test for admission to the five IISERs. The choice of IISER where a candidate wants to appear for Aptitude Test and counseling needs to be indicated at the time of filling on-line application form.

Date of IISER Aptitude Test 2015: July 12, 2015.

IISER aptitude test 2015 application form can be filled by candidates who are applying through SCB channel from June 1, 2015 to July 4, 2015.

IISER Aptitude Test 2015 Centres for Aptitude Test for State and Central Boards Channel

The Actual Venue and address will be shown here soon

  • Bangalore
  • Baroda
  • Bhopal
  • Bhubaneswar
  • Calicut
  • Chennai
  • Delhi
  • Guwahati
  • Hyderabad
  • Kolkata
  • Mohali
  • Mumbai
  • Nagpur
  • Pune
  • Thiruvananthapuram
  • Tirupati
  • Varanasi
  • Vijayawada

Last year’s venues were as follows.

Bangalore Indian Institute of Science Kendriya Vidyalaya, Bangalore
Baroda The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda
Bhopal Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Bhopal
Bhubaneswar National Institute Science Education and Research Bhubaneswar
Calicut To be announced
Chennai Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Delhi Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
Guwahati Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
Hyderabad Kendriya Vidyalaya, Uppal No. 1, Hyderabad
Kolkata Kendriya Vidyalaya No. 1, Salt Lake, Kolkata
Mohali Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Mohali
Mumbai Institute of Chemical Technology, Matunga, Mumbai
Nagpur Laxminarayan Institute of Technology, Nagpur
Pune Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Pune
Thiruvananthapuram Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram
Varanasi Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University), Varanasi

IISER Aptitude Test Exam Pattern

The paper shall consist of four sections of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology. There will be 15 questions each in Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics. Each question will carry equal marks. Duration of IISER entrance exam 2015 is 180 minutes (3 hours).

For each correct answer, candidate will get +3 marks, and 1 mark shall be deducted as negative marking for incorrect answers. Zero (0) mark is given for no response.

To download model papers for IISER Aptitude Test

  • Go to IISER Admission Main Page (click here).
  • Download Model Paper I and II as given on the page.

IISER Aptitude Test Syllabus

IISER Aptitude Test Syllabus of 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

IISER Aptitude Test Syllabus of 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
  • Behavior 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

IISER Aptitude Test Syllabus of 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
  • Hydrocarbons
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • The solid state
  • Solutions
  • Electrochemistry
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Surface chemistry
  • General principles and processes of isolation of elements
  • The p-block elements
  • The d- & f-block elements
  • Coordination compounds
  • Haloalkanes and haloarenes
  • Alcohols, phenols and ethers
  • Aldehydes, ketones and carboxylic acids
  • Organic compounds containing nitrogens
  • Biomolecules
  • Polymers
  • Chemistry in everyday life

IISER Aptitude Test Biology Syllabus

  • Diversity in the living world
  • Structural organization in animals and plants
  • Cell structure and function
  • Plant physiology
  • Human physiology
  • Reproduction
  • Genetics and evolution
  • Biology and human welfare
  • Biotechnology and its application
  • Ecology and environment

* Syllabus follows a general guideline of NCERT syllabus for class XI and XII

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