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IISER Aptitude Test 2017

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.

Latest – Answer keys for IISER Aptitude Test has been published. To download, Click on the link provided below.

Important Dates

Particulars Dates
IISER Aptitude Test June 25, 2017
Result/Merit List July 04, 2017
Seat Allocation July 05, 2017
Semester Begins From Late July or Early August 2017

Answer keys

Answer keys for IISER Aptitude Test has been published by the officials. Candidates are advised to carefully cross check answer keys with question paper of similar set in order to get Correct idea about their marks.Check answer keys through the link given below.

Hall Ticket

Hall tickets for the IISER Aptitute Test are available for downloading on the official website. Candidates can also download the hall tickets through the direct link below.

Note – Download your hall ticket for IISER Aptitude Test (SCB channel) by logging into the application portal.

The format of the aptitude test is as follows:

  • Multiple-choice questions in four subjects –- Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics with equal weightage
  • 15 questions in each subject (total: 60)
  • Duration: 180 minutes
  • Evaluation: +3 (correct response), 0 (no response), -1 (wrong response)

It is conducted in various cities across India. The details of the test centres will be available on this website soon. Choices for the city where the candidate wishes to write the aptitude test have to be indicated while completing the online application form. A single city may have multiple centres for the aptitude test. The hall ticket will have the centre details printed. If the examination cannot be conducted in any of the centres due to unforeseen reasons, the candidate would be allotted an alternate centre.

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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