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IISER Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research Admission 2019

Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER) will conduct IISER 2019 admission for 5-year BS-MS degree programmes at its seven participating institutes. IISER admission 2019 will be conducted through three channels- KVPY, SCB and JEE. The IISER 2019 admission process is expected to start from the fourth week of May. An aptitude test will be conducted for the candidates opting for SCB channel while the candidates seeking admission through other two channels will be eligible to take direct admission. Candidates are allowed to apply for all the three channels but they must fulfil the eligibility criteria of each channel they are applying. Candidates have to submit the application form of IISER before the prescribed deadline. Candidates can check all the details regarding IISER admission 2019 given in the article below.
Latest: IISER Admission 2019 Aptitude Test will now be conducted as a computer-based test.

Admission to IISER 2019 will be through three channels:

  1. Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) – Candidates will be offered admission on the basis of valid KVPY fellowship.
  2. State and Central Boards Channel (SCB) channel – Candidates opting for this channel will have to appear in an aptitude test, the details of which are given below.
  3. Joint Entrance Examination of Indian Institutes of Technology (JEE) channel – Candidates with valid JEE Advanced 2019 scores are eligible for direct admission. 

Quick Facts about IISER 2019 Admission

Events Overview
Name Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research Admission
Short Name IISER Admission
Conducting Institute Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research
Purpose Admission to 5 year BS-MS Degree programmes at one of the seven IISERs.
Mode of Application Online
Channels of Admission Admission is conducted through 3 channels: KVPY, JEE, and SCB Candidates opting for SCB channel have to appear for IISER Aptitude Test 2019.  While those opting for the other two channels will be eligible for direct admission.
Application Fee Non-refundable application fee of Rs. 2000 (Rs. 1000 for SC/ST/Kashmiri Migrants/Physically Handicapped candidates).
Reservation of Seats According to guidelines specified by Government of India a maximum of 50% seats will be filled by KVPY and JEE candidates. Remaining seats will be open to SCB candidates.
Combined Total Seats Approximately 1285
Details of IISER Aptitude Test for candidates opting for SCB channel
Mode of Exam Computer Based Test (Online)
Test Duration 3 hours
Subjects Comprises four subjects of equal weightage: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biology
Total Marks 180
Type of Questions Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Questions asked per paper 15
Total number of questions 60
Marking Scheme 3 marks will be awarded for each correct response. There is negative marking. 1 mark will be deducted for wrong attempt.
Exam Date Fourth week of June, 2019 (Tentative)

IISER Admission 2019 Important Dates: JEE Channel

S.No Event Date (Tentative)
1 Application portal opens Second week of June 2019
2 Deadline to submit application form Third week of June 2019
3 Allotment of seats Fourth week of June 2019
4 Submission of SAF begins Last week of June 2019
5 Last Date for Submission of SAF First week of July 2019

IISER Admission 2019 Important Dates: SCB Channel

S.No Event Date(Tentative)
1 Opening of Application Portal Fourth week of May 2019
2 Last date to submit application forms Second week of June 2019
3 Release of Admit Card for IISER Aptitude Test 2019 Third week of June 2019
4 IISER Aptitude Test 2019 Fourth week of June 2019
5 Result Declaration First week of July 2019

IISER Admission 2019 Important Dates: KVPY Channel

S.No Event Date
1 Application portal opens Fourth week of May 2019
2 Deadline to submit application form Second week of June 2019
3 Allotment of seats for KVPY channel Third week of June 2019
4 Submission of SAF beings Third week of June 2019
5 Last Date for Submission of SAF Fourth week of June 2019

IISER Eligibility Criteria 2019

The eligibility criteria for IISER 2019 will be for the different channels through which admission is sought. Candidates can check the IISER 2019 eligibility criteria given below.

JEE Channel: Candidates should have scored an All India Rank (AIR) within the rank which will be prescribed by the authorities according to their category.

SCB Channel: Students seeking admission under this channel must meet the minimum cutoff percentage prescribed by IISER for their respective state boards. Additionally, candidates will have to appear in the IISER Aptitude Test to be considered for admission.

KYPY Channel: Under this category, candidates need to have a valid KYPY fellowship commencing 2019-20. In addition, candidates will have to meet the cutoff criteria that may be applicable.

Nationality: Indian nationals are eligible to apply for IISER admission 2019. PIO and OCI category candidates can also apply, but like their Indian counterparts they must also meet apply through any of the three available channels and satisfy applicable eligibility criteria.

IISER Admission Application Form 2019

IISER 2019 application form is expected to be available in the last week of May. The candidates will be allowed to apply for all the three channels but the separate application form has to be filled along with the fee payment for each channel. Meeting the eligibility criteria for each applied channel is mandatory. 

Filling the application form of IISER Admission 2019

The candidates will have to register using a valid email id and entering the required details. After the successful registration candidates will have to login and filled the entire application form. Candidates opting for the SCB channel will have to enter the marks scored in the aptitude test. Candidates will have to upload the required documents in the prescribed format. The prescribed application fee has to be paid in online mode.

IISER Admission Test Centres 2019

The IISER Aptitude Test 2019 will be conducted for candidates opting for admission under SCB channel in multiple cities across India. Candidates have to select the test centre according to their preference while filling up the online application form of IISER.  Given below are the expected test centres of IISER Admission 2019.

IISER Admission 2019 Test Centre

S.No. Test Centre S.No. Test Centre
1 Bangalore 11 Mohali
2 Baroda 12 Mumbai
3 Bhopal 13 Nagpur
4 Bhubaneshwar 14 Pune
5 Calicut 15 Thiruvananthapuram
6 Chennai 16 Tirupati
7 Delhi 17 Varanasi
8 Guwahati 18 Vijayawada
9 Hyderabad    
10 Kolkata    

IISER Admit Card 2019 – For candidates opting for SCB Channel

 The Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research will release the IISER 2019 admit card in the online mode most probably in June. The candidate will have to enter their email id and password to download the admit card of IISER 2019.  The IISER admit card 2019 will have the details mentioned on it like the name of the candidate, roll number, allotted exam centre, time and date of the exam, and also exam instructions. Before downloading the IISER 2019 admit card, the candidates are advised to check whether the information displayed is correct. 

How to download IISER Admit card 2019

Candidates will have to follow the given steps to download the admit card of IISER 2019

  • Click on the admit card download link
  • Log-in to portal using the details like email id, password, security code
  • The admit card will be displayed on screen.
  • Check that all the details mentioned in it are correct.
  • Download and take printout of the IISER 2019 admit card.

IISER Admission Syllabus 2019

The syllabus of IISER 2019 for the SCB channel will help the candidates get familiar with the topics and sub-topics of all four subjects that they will have to prepare for the aptitude test. 

Syllabus of IISER Aptitude Test 2019

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
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
Mathematics Sets, Relations and functions, Trigonometric Functions, Inverse Trigonometric Functions, Principle of Mathematical Induction, omplex 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
Biology Diversity in the living world, Structural organization in animals and plants, Human physiology, Reproduction, Cell structure and function, Plant physiology, Genetics and evolution, Biology and human welfare Biotechnology and its application, Ecology and environment

IISER Answer Key 2019

The answer key of IISER Aptitude Test 2019 will be released by the official authorities. Using the IISER 2019 answer key, candidates will be able to calculate correctly their expected score in the aptitude test, which for the record will be conducted only for SCB candidates. To count their expected mark in the test, the candidate can check their responses with those given in the answer key. 

Previous year’s answer key of IISER Aptitude Test

Answer key  Link to download
Provisional answer key of IISER Aptitude Test 2018 Click Here
Revised answer key of IISER 2018 Aptitude Test Click Here

Candidates will have an opportunity to challenge the IISER answer key 2019 within the prescribed time. Candidates can send their representations via email to rep-iat2018@iisermohali.ac.in. The given format has to be followed while sending the mail.

  • Subject line of email: QP-set __ Q. No. __
  • Application Number and Applicant Name:
  • Centre Code (as written on top-right corner of Hall Ticket):
  • Question Paper set (A/B/C):
  • Question Number and Subject (Biology/Chemistry/Mathematics/Physics):
  • Published key:
  • Your answer:
  • Explanation of why your answer is correct:

IISER Result 2019

The result of the aptitude test will be announced in online mode for the candidates who will appear in the aptitude test. Candidates will have to go to the result page and check their result. The result page will display the role numbers of candidates who have been offered seats. Candidates will have to download the offer letter by logging in using the credentials. Candidates opting for KVPY channel will also have to follow the same procedure to check and download their offer letter. 

IISER Counselling 2019

The counselling of IISER 2019 will be conducted for the candidates who will be shortlisted in their respective channels. Separate counselling will be conducted for each of the three modes of admission and there will be separate seat allotment lists as well. The allotment of seats will be based on factors like the number of seats available, rank of the candidate in the merit list, and choice filling. 

IISER 2019 Participating Institutes

The participating institutes of IISER 2019 are the institutes where successful candidates will be offered seats. There are seven IISER participating institutes. There are a total of 7 participating institutes which provide admission to approximately 1125 seats. IISER 2019 participating institutes will offer admission through three channels – Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY), JEE Advanced 2019, and State and Central Board (SCB). It is advisable to the candidates to choose their participating institute wisely as based on it they will be allocated seats during IISER 2019 counselling process.

IISER 2019 Participating Institutes

S. No. Participating Institutes Total Number of Seat Intake
1 Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhopal 260
2 Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Mohali 200
3 Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune 200
4 Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Kolkata 200
5 Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Thiruvananthapuram 200
6 Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Tirupati 125
7 Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Berhampur 100