IISER Admission 2018 will be done on the basis of KVPY, JEE Advanced, and SCB. Indian Institute of Science Education and Research offers admission in 5 years Degree Programme of BS-MS. While JEE Advanced and KVPY are a national level examination, SCB is the only stream through which candidates get admission on the basis of entrance test conducted by IISER. In all, there will be around 1285 seats in the all the campuses of IISER.

Candidates planning to participate in IISER Admission 2018 are advised to first check the eligibility criteria and then register. The application form for admission through each stream will be released separately. So the candidates will have to keep track of this page to know all the latest updates. The candidates can check the details regarding the application process, eligibility criteria, selection process, exam pattern, admit card, result and counseling process on this page.

IISER Admission 2018

IISER was established by Government of India and is aimed at being the IITs of basic science. In all, there are 7 IISERs in India and these are in – Kolkata, Pune, Mohali, Bhopal, Thiruvananthapuram, Tirupati, and Berhampur. The candidates can check the important dates related to IISER Admission 2018 from the table given below.

Events IISER Admission Through KVPY  IISER Admission Through JEE Advanced  IISER Admission Through SCB
Commencement of Online Registration 3rd week of May 2018 2nd week of June 2018 3rd week of May 2018
Last Date to Register 1st week of June 2018 2nd week of July 2018 2nd week of June 2018
Exam Date 1st and 2nd week of Nov 2017 20 May 2018 3rd week of June 2018
Result/Merit List  – 1st week of July 2018
Seat Allocation 2nd week of June 2018 2nd week of Jul 2018 1st week of July 2018
Semester Begins From Late July or Early August 2018

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IISER 2018 Selection Process

IISER allows admission on the basis entrance examination, as well as, national level examinations. The mediums for admission have been explained below:

  • Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY)
  • Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced
  • State and Central Boards Channel (SCB)

KVPY – It is an online aptitude test conducted by IISc Bangalore. It encourages the students towards the research in Science field. According to the score of the candidate in KVPY exam, the students will get selected for IISER Admission.

JEE Advanced – JEE Advance is the computer-based exam through which the candidates get admission in the undergraduate engineering courses, offered by IITs. On the basis of the score of JEE Advance, the candidates get selected for IISER admission.

  • Click Here for more details regarding JEE Advanced.

SCB – The candidates who have passed class 12 will be able to apply for SCB. It is an aptitude test conducted by IISER. To get the admission on IISER, the candidates will have to score minimum qualifying marks in SCB.

IISER 2018 Eligibility Criteria

To get admission in IISER, the candidates will have to fulfill the eligibility criteria of these three exams.

JEE Advanced: The General Category Candidates who will secure within 10,000 ranks in common rank list of JEE Advanced 2018 will be able to apply for IISER Admission 2018. The SC/ST/OBC/NC/PD category candidates will have to secure rank within 10000 to get admission in IISER 2018.

KVPY: The candidates who will have a valid KVPY fellowship commencing from the 2018-19 academic session will be eligible for IISER admission. For the admission, the additional cut-off might be applicable.

SCB: The eligibility criteria for SCB is given below.

  • The candidates who have passed 12th with Science stream.
  • The 12th pass candidates belong to SC/ST/Kashmiri Migrants should have 55% marks in 12.
  • The SC/ST/OBCNC/PD candidates belonging to no-creamy layer will get 5% relaxation in the marks.
  • The candidates should have the marks according to the cut-off given below.
Name of Board Cut-off percentage Name of Board Cut-off percentage
AMU Board 81.4 Andhra Pradesh 95.4
Assam 74.5 Bihar 71.0
CBSE 90.0 CISCE (ISC) 92.9
Chattisgarh 76.6 Goa 83.3
Gujarat 65.9 Haryana 86.3
Himachal Pradesh 79.7 Jammu Kashmir 84.4
Jharkhand 57.3 Karnataka 87.5
Kerala 93.3 Madhya Pradesh 82.0
Maharashtra 77.9 Manipur 77.6
Meghalaya 68.3 Mizoram 67.4
Nagaland 66.5 Orissa 71.6
Punjab 80.7 Rajasthan 78.7
Tamil Nadu 95.2 Telangana 97.3
Tripura 68.2 Uttar Pradesh 74.2
Uttarakhand 67.9 West Bengal 78.9
Visva-Bharati 83.1

IISER 2018 Application Process

The candidates can check the application process details from below.

Application Fee: The application fee is non-refundable. The candidates can check the application fee category wise as per last year:

  • For General/OBC-NCL Candidates – Rs. 2000/-
  • For SC/ST/PWD/Kashmiri Migrants – Rs. 1000/-

Mode of Payment: The candidates can only make the payment online. There will be no other way to pay the application fee.

How to Apply?

IISER Application forms will be issued in online mode only. The candidates will have to go to the official website and then they have to fill the required credentials for the application. After filling up the details, they can submit the application form.

The candidates will be able to apply for various programmes like JEE Advanced, KVPY, and SCB in various ways. Every programme will have its own online application portal and there will be different ways to fill the application form of different exams. The candidates are advised to go the official websites of the programmes and check the application process. The application portals will be open according to the forms availability dates.

IISER 2018 SCB Exam Pattern

The candidates can check the exam pattern of IISER SCB 2018 aptitude test below.

  • The SCB Aptitude Test will be a multiple choice paper.
  • The test will include four subjects, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics with the equal weightage.
  • There will be total 15 questions in each subject.
  • The total number of questions will be 60.
  • The time duration of the questions will be 180 minutes.
  • 3 marks will be given to every correct answer.
  • There will be negative marking of 1 mark on each wrong answer.
  • If the candidate will not attempt any question then there will be no penalty.

The exam pattern can be seen in the table form given below.

Subjects Number of Questions Time-Duration
Biology 15 45
Chemistry 15 45
Physics 15 45
Mathematics 15 45
Total 60 180

IISER 2018 Syllabus for SCB

The candidates can check the syllabus for SCB from the image below.

IISER 2018 Admit Card

IISER 2018 Admit Card will be issued in online mode only. The candidates will have to go to official website. Then they will have to login by entering the details email id, password, and captcha. Then they will get the admit card for IISER admission 2018. There will be the name, roll number, date of birth, exam center, photo, sign etc on the admit card. It is mandatory to carry the admit card while appearing for the exam. Without the admit card, the candidate will not be allowed to appear for the examination.

IISER 2018 Result

IISER 2018 Result will be declared in the month of July 2018. The candidates will be able to check the result by entering the roll number and registration id to login. The candidates will be able to check the result of the aptitude test SCB. The candidates who will score minimum qualifying marks will get their result. Those candidates will be able to get admission in IISER. For JEE Advanced the result will be announced for the three subjects combined. The JEE Advanced rank will be based on the marks obtained in JEE. The KVPY result and cut-off will be released by Indian Institute of Science. The cut-off will be made according to the minimum qualifying marks and obtained marks of the candidate.

IISER 2018 Counseling

The candidates who will get minimum qualifying marks in SCB will be able to appear in the counseling process. The candidates will get the seats in IISER Institutes according to their score in SCB. The seat allocation process will start in the month of July 2018. The candidates will have to appear for the counseling to get admission in IISER.

IISER Admission 2017 Seat Matrix

As per last year, there were 1285 seats in seven IISER and the matrix of these is given below:

IISER Intake Capacity
Berhampur 100
Bhopal 260
Kolkata 200
Mohali 200
Pune 200
Thiruvananthapuram 200
Tirupati 125
Total 1285

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