IISER 2020 Admissions: Application Form (Till 08 July), Eligibility


IISER 2020 Application Form has been extended for SCB & KVPY channel. IISER 2020 Admissions is organised by Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research(IISER ). It is a national level entrance test known as IISER SCB Aptitude Test to shortlist aspirants for admission into 5-year dual degree course known as BS-MS Programme.  The admission into IISER will be through three channels – SCB, KVPY and on basis of JEE Advanced exam. The Candidates who wish to apply for the program must fill the Application Form before the last date. Candidates can read more regarding more details regarding How to Apply, Important Dates and various other important information in the article below.

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  • IISER 2020 Online Application form has been extended until 08 July 2020. Click here>> Application Form.

How to get Admissions in IISER 2020

The Admission to IISER 2020 can be done through these 3 methods:

  1. Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY): Candidates will be offered admission on the basis of valid KVPY fellowship which is given in 11th/12th Standard bypassing the KVPY Examination.

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  2. Joint Entrance Examination of Indian Institutes of Technology (JEE) channel: Aspirants with valid JEE Advanced 2020 scores with minimum Cutoff are eligible for direct admission to IISER.

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  3. State and Central Boards Channel (SCB) channel: Candidates opting for this method will have to appear in an aptitude test, the details of which are given below in the article.

IISER 2020 Admissions Important Dates

The important dates regarding the IISER 2020 exam for all the three channels are given below:

For KVPY Channel:

Events Dates (Announced)
Application form starts 24 April 2020
Last date to submit 12th marks & category certificate 08 July 2020
Seat allocation process

For JEE Advanced Channel:

Events Dates (Announced)
Application form release 01 June 2020
Last date to submit 12th marks & category certificate 10 June 2020
First seat allocation announcement 11 June 2020

For SCB (Aptitude Test) Channel:

Events Dates (Announced)
Application form release 23 March 2020
Submission of application form 08 July 2020
Admit card availability
Last date to submit 12th marks & category certificate
IISER Aptitude exam 2020
Release of answer key
Result announcement

IISER 2020 Application Form

The details regarding the IISER 2020 Application form are given below:

  • IISER 2020 application form has been released on 23 March 2020.
  • candidates can fill the form through online mode.
  • The last date to fill the application form is 08 July 2020.
  • Each channel will have its separate application form.
  • Candidates will be allowed to apply for all the three channels.
  • Candidates also have to choose the choice of examination centre as per the preference.

How to Apply for IISER 2020?

Candidates can follow the below-mentioned steps to fill the IISER 2020 application form.

  1. First of all, Candidates need to visit the official website at IISER.
  2. Candidates must select Notifications link on the official website.
  3. Applicants firstly need to register by clicking on Admissions Link on Homepage of the Website.
  4. Candidates can fill the online application with all the necessary details required.
  5. Fill all the details like Name, Date of Birth and other details in the correct manner as per the rules.
  6. Upload thumb impression, signature and photograph and other applicable documents online with the desired Quality, Size.
  7. Pay the fees online as described below.
  8. After the payment is completed, Review the Application Form and submit it.

Application official link: www.iiseradmission.in/

IISER 2020 Application Fees

The Application Fees for IISER 2020 for the different category is:

S.No. Category Application Fees
1. General Rs. 2000/-
2. SC/ST/Kashmiri Migrants Rs. 1000/-
  • Mode of Payment: Candidates can pay the application fees through online mode only via:
    • Credit Card
    • Debit Card
    • Net Banking

IISER 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates who are eligible for the IISER 2020 Admissions must have cleared the following criteria:

  • Qualification:
    • Applicants should have completed the 10th/ Matriculation along with ITI Course from a recognized board/Institution with passing marks.
    • Candidates should have completed or should be appearing in 2020 for the final examination of class 12  from any board.
  • Minimum marks:
    • Candidate must have passed with 60% aggregate marks in Physics, Mathematics and English.
  • Nationality:
    • Candidate must be a citizen of India.
  • Age Limit:
    • There is no upper or lower age limit for the Examination.

The Eligibility Criteria for the different channels are:

    • KYPY Channel: Candidates need to have a valid KYPY fellowship which is commencing for 2020-19. Also, In addition, Aspirants will have to meet the cutoff criteria that will be applicable.

    • JEE Channel: Under this Category, General Category candidates who have scored an All Inda Rank (AIR) within 10000 in the Common Rank List (CRL) in JEE Advanced 2020 can apply for IISER 2020. But in case of reserved category candidates, they need to be ranked inside the top 10000 in their respective categories.

    • SCB Channel: Aspirants seeking admission under this method must meet the minimum cutoff percentage as prescribed by IISER for their respective state boards. Also, Candidates will have to appear in the IISER 2020 Aptitude Test to be considered for admission for which candidates need to fill the Application Form and give the Entrance Test.

NOTE: PIO and OCI category Aspirants can also apply, but like their Indian counterparts they must also meet apply through any of the 3 available channels and should satisfy the applicable eligibility criteria.

IISER 2020 Exam Pattern

The details regarding the IISER 2020 Exam pattern is given below:

  • Exam Duration: The Test Duration will be 3 Hours.
  • Mode of Exam: The exam will be conducted in Offline mode.
  • No. of Question: the paper will consist of 110 questions.
  • Type of Question: The paper will consist of Multiple Choice Questions(MCQs).
  • Negative Marking: 1 Mark will be deducted for Wrong Answered questions.
  • Language: Question paper will be asked in English and Hindi language.

The details regarding the paper pattern of each subject are given below:

Subjects No. of Questions Total Marks
Physics 15 45
Chemistry 15 45
Mathematics 15 45
Biology 15 45
Total 60 180

IISER 2020 Admit Card 

The details regarding the IISER 2020 Admit card are given below:

  • The IISER Admit card will be released on 18 May 2020.
  • The Admit Card will be released in online mode.
  • Candidates can download the admit card from the official websites of IISER.
  • It is mandatory to carry the admit card along with an ID proof to appear for the IISER 2020.
  • Admit card can be downloaded from the official website and can be printed further.
  • Make sure, the details on Admit Card is correct and also the Photograph on Admit Card is clear, if not then contact the authorities as soon as possible.

How to Download the IISER 2020 Admit Card?

The Admit Card can be downloaded using the following steps:

  1. Visit the official website and then click on the link to download the admit card.
  2. Finally, Candidate shall be required to use the following information for downloading the admit card:
    1. Registration Number/Roll No/Email Id
    2. Password/Date of Birth in dd-mm-yy format

IISER 2020 Syllabus

The detailed information regarding the IISER 2020 syllabus is given below:

S.No. Subject Units
1. Chemistry Solutions, Chemical Kinetics & Surface Chemistry
2. p, d & f block Elements and Environmental Chemistry
3. Hydrogen & s – Block Element
4. Atomic Structure, States of Matter & Thermodynamics
5. Basic Concepts of Organic Chemistry
6. Oxygen, Nitrogen, Polymers & Biomolecules
7. Mathematics Matrices, Vectors & Reasoning
8. Biomolecules
9. Limit, Integration & Differentiation
10. Permutation-Combinations & Binomial Theorem
11. Probability & Trigonometry
12. Geometry
13. Physics Kinematics, Gravitation & Oscillations
14. Thermal Physics
15. Motion
16. Electricity & Magnetism
17. Atomic Structure & Optics
18. Electrical & Electronics
19. Biology Diversity in the living world
20. Structural organization in animals and plants
21. Human physiology
22. Reproduction
23. Cell structure and function
24. Plant physiology
25. Genetics and evolution
26. Biology and human welfare
27. Biotechnology and its application
28. Ecology and environment

IISER 2020 Result

The details regarding the IISER 2020 result are mentioned below:

  • The result will be announced on 02 June 2020.
  • The result will be released in online mode.
  • Candidates can download the result from the official website.
  • Candidates will need to log in with their login id and password to check the result.

IISER 2020 Counselling

The details regarding the IISER 2020 Counselling are mentioned below:

  • IISER 2020 Counselling will start from 22 June 2020.
  • The IISER 2020 Counselling for admissions in IISER will be conducted for the Aspirants who will be shortlisted in their respective channels.
  • The seat allotment will be based on factors like the number of seats available, rank of the candidate, and the choice filled.
  • Counselling will be conducted separately for each of the three modes of admission.
  • Candidates who are placed higher in the merit rank of IISER 2020 will have more preference during the counselling process of IISER 2020.

Documents Required at the time of Counselling Under IISER 2020?

The Candidates need to produce the following original documents along with the photocopy at the time of admission after the clearance of entrance examination:

  1. TC (Transfer Certificate).
  2. 10th/High School Certificate/equivalent Certificate.
  3. 12th(Intermediate (+2)) Certificate/equivalent Certificate.
  4. Migration Certificate
  5. Mark Sheet of 10th/High School Certificate/equivalent
  6. Mark sheets of 12th(Intermediate (+2)) Certificate/equivalent.
  7. Mark sheet of the Qualifying Examination.

IISER 2020 Examination Centres

While filling the Application Form, The Candidate will be asked to fill the Examination Centre. The candidate will be allowed to fill the choices from which He/She will get any centre according to the available seats. The Locations available for IISER 2020 are:

IISER 2018 Test Centres
IISER 2020 Test Centres

IISER 2020 Participating Institutes

The Institutes participating in IISER 2020 Admissions Procedure are:


IISER Institute

Total Number of Seats























IISER Contact Details and Official Links

  • The Chairperson
  • Joint Admissions Committee 2018
  • Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Pune
  • Dr Homi Bhabha Road, Pashan,
  • Pune – 411008, India

For More details, Candidates can visit the official website here.

IISER 2020 Admissions Highlights

Name of Exam: IISER Aptitude Test (IAT)

Exam Conducting Body: Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research

Ways of getting admission into IISER: KVPY, JEE Advanced and SSB-IISER Aptitude Test

Courses: BS-MS Degree Programme

Campuses: Seven Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISERs) at Berhampur, Bhopal, Kolkata, Mohali, Pune, Thiruvananthapuram, and Tirupati.


Can OCI/ PIO holder apply for the test?

Yes, OCI/PIO holder can apply for the exam.

Do I have to apply separately for different campuses of IISER?

No, candidates can apply through the common application process for all the campuses.

Can I apply for more than one channel?

Yes, the candidate can apply for al the three channels.

What is the mode of the exam?

The exam will be in online mode only(CBT).

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