The Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) are a group of premier science education and research institutes in India. These institutions have been declared by an Act of Parliament as Institutes of National Importance, and are intended to be the leading institutes in the country in the field of basic sciences. The institutes were created by the Government of India, through the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD).
- BS-MS Dual Program
- Academic Qualification: Candidates who have passed 10+2 or equivalent level exam with science stream in 2019 or 2020 are eligible to apply for admissions.
How to apply
Step 1: Register Online
Step 2: Fill the Application form
Step 3: upload your photo, signature & 12th Marksheet in jpg/jpeg format
Step 4: Pay the Application fee & submit
- Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) channel
- Joint Entrance Examination (JEE-Advanced) of the Indian Institutes of Technology
- State and Central Boards Channel (SCB)
Candidates having a valid KVPY fellowship commencing from 2020-21 academic session are eligible to apply for admissions. Additional cut-off criteria for marks obtained in 10+2 board examination is also applicable.
Candidates in General category securing a rank within 10000 in the Common Rank List (CRL) of JEE Advanced 2020 are eligible to apply. For candidates belonging to the reserved category (OBC-NC, SC, ST, PD), their category rank should be within 10000. Additional cut-off criteria for marks obtained in 10+2 board examination is also applicable.
- Students who have passed 10+2 level with science stream in 2019 or 2020 are eligible to apply for admissions and appear for IAT 2020.
- However, they will be considered for admissions to the degree programmes only if they obtain the cut-off marks specified for their board.
- Students applying through SCB channel will have to appear in the IISER Aptitude Test (IAT) which will be conducted at various centres across the country.
Syllabus of IAT
- SCB Application start date: 23rd March 2020
- SCB Last date: 24th April 2020
- Admit card: 18th May 2020
- Last date of Uploading XII Marks & Category Certificate: 22nd May 2020
- IAT Exam date: 31st May 2020
- KVPY Application start date: 24th April 2020
- JEE Application start date: 1st June 2020