Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research

Form Date: 01 Jul - 31 Aug 2021

Pen & Paper Mode

Form Date: 01 Jul - 31 Aug 2021

IISER ADMISSION Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 2,000
  • Examination Modes:Pen & Paper Mode

IISER Admission 2021: Exam Dates (Out), Application Form (From 01 Jul), Eligibility, Syllabus

Updated On - June 10 2021 by Swagota Nandi

IISER 2021 Exam Date has been released. The examination will be held on 17 September 2021. The application form is releasing on 1 July 2021 for SCB & KVPY stream. IISER syllabus has been released. Admission will be done through three channels SCB, KVPY, and on the basis of JEE Advanced exam. Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Aptitude Test is conducted by IISER (Indian Institute of Science Education and Research) at national-level to offer admission to the candidates in five- year dual degree BS-MS (Bachelor of Science - Master of Science) programme. This exam is conducted yearly and the candidates will be offered IISER admission through the following mentioned channels only:
  • Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) channel
  • Joint Entrance Examination (JEE-Advanced) of the Indian Institutes of Technology
  • State and Central Boards Channel (SCB)
The candidates must go through the complete article to know all about IISER Admission 2021 Important Dates, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Admit Card, Result, Counselling etc.

IISER 2021 Exam Status

Candidates can check IISER status from below:

IISER Status

Exam date has been released. The exam will be conducted on 17 September 2021.

Application Status

Registration will bein from 01 July 2021

Latest Update

  • IISER 2021 Exam Date has been announced. The examination will be held on 17 September 2021.
  • IISER 2021 Application Form is starting from 1 July 2021 for SCB & KVPY stream
  • IISER 2021 Syllabus has been released for all subjects.

IISER Admission 2021 Important Dates

Given below are some important dates related to IISER Admission 2021 for various channels:

IISER Admission 2021 Important Dates (Tentative)
EventsAdmission through KVPYAdmission through JEE AdvancedAdmission through SCB
Commencement of Online Application01 July 2021To be announced01 July 2021
Last Date to Register31 August 2021To be announced31 August 2021
Uploading Marks and Category
-To be announced-
Mock Test link available from-To be announced-
Admit Card-To be announcedSeptember 2021
Exam Date-To be announced17 September 2021
Answer key releases-To be announcedSeptember 2021

IISER Admission 2021 Application Form

The candidates must ensure that they fill the IISER Admission 2021 Application Form very carefully and submit the same before the last date. The details about IISER Admission form are provided hereby:

  • Candidates can submit their applications for the admission online at the official website.
  • Application Form for the candidates applying through SCB channel will be announced soon
  • The last date for filling up the IISER admission form will be announced.
  • The link for Registration Page can be found on the official website of IISER Admission website.
NOTE: Once registered, the same mobile number cannot be used for registering again, and cannot be changed.

IISER Admission Application Fee

The candidates need to submit the following required amount as application fee:

IISER Admission Application Fee
General, EWS, and OBC-NCL CategoryRs. 2,000/-
SC/ST and PwD categoryRs. 1,000/-
Foreign NationalsUSD 100
Mode of Payment:

The candidates can pay the application fee online through any of the following mentioned modes:

  • UPI
  • Net Banking or debit card/credit card issued by all major banks or through the  facility

IISER Admission 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Given are the important points related to IISER Admission 2021 Eligibility:

  • Candidates must have cleared their 10+2 or equivalent level exam with science stream in 2019 or 2020.
  • Indian nationals and candidate belonging to PIO (Persons of Indian Origin) or OCI (Overseas Citizen of India) category will be eligible to apply if they satisfy the eligibility criteria mentioned below:
KVPY Channel
Candidates having a valid KVPY fellowship commencing from 2019-20 academic session will be eligible to apply.
JEE-Advanced Channel
  • Candidates in General category securing a rank within 10000 in the Common Rank List (CRL) of JEE Advanced 2020 will be eligible to apply.
  • Candidates belonging to the reserved category (OBC-NC, SC, ST, PD), must have category rank within 10000.
SCB Channel
Students must have cleared their 10+2 level with science stream in 2019 or 2021 will be eligible to apply for IISER Admission 2021.
  • They will be considered for admissions to the degree programmes only if the candidate has obtained the cut-off marks specified for their board.
  • Candidate applying through SCB channel will have to appear in the IISER Aptitude Test (IAT) which will be conducted at various centres across the country.

IISER Admission 2021 Exam Pattern

The candidates who will be appearing for the IISER admission test must have an idea of the exam pattern. Given-below the IISER 2020 Exam Pattern based on previous year trends for the same.

IISER 2021 Exam Pattern
Mode of ExaminationPen and Paper Based Test
Nature of QuestionsMultiple Choice Question
Language of the QuestionEnglish and Hindi
Total Time Allotted180 minutes
Total NUmber of Question60
Total Number of Sections4
 The question distribution in each section is as follows:
Section-Wise distribution of Marks for IISER 2021
Name of the SectionNumber of Questions

IISER Admission 2021 Syllabus

Candidate must go through the syllabus to prepare better for the exam. Given below the whole syllabus Indian Institute of  Science Education and Research 2021 exam.

  • 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
  • Physical World and Measurement
  • Kinematics
  • Laws of Motion
  • Work, Energy and Power
  • The motion of the Particle and RRigid Body Structures
  • Gravitation
  • Properties of bulk matter
  • Thermodynamics
  • The behaviour 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
  • 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
  • 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

IISER Admission 2021 Admit Card

Applicants will be able to download their IISER Admission test 2021 admit card/Hall Ticket for an SCB channel through online mode.

  • The Hall Ticket will be issued for SCB Channel. No other mode will be entertained to get IISER 2021 Admit Card.
  • Without an admit card, candidates will not be allowed to enter the exam centre.
  • Candidates have to bring a valid admit card along with the filled application form, print copy in the examination hall without which the candidate is not allowed to give the exam.

IISER Admission 2021 Answer Key

IISER 2020 Answer Key shall be released after the exam will be conducted. It will be released on IISER's official website. This shall be a provisional answer key. The authority will give ab opportunity to those who feel that there is a mistake in the IISER 2021 Answer Key, they can raise challenges for the same. For this, they may also need to provide some evidence for the response they are questioning.
One important thing which the candidates must ensure is that they submit the challenges well before the last date. After it, no challenges shall be accepted. All the challenges will be reviewed by the expert committee all then the final riser 2021 Answer Key will be issued.
Note: The answer key announced earlier remains unchanged.

IISER Aptitude Test 2021 Cutoff

Indian Institute of  Science Education and Research released the previous year cutoff marks required for admission for various boards. Also clarify that if the cut off for boards are unavailable, cut-off scores of CBSE board will be applicable. Read about IISER IAT Cutoff Here.

IISER Admission 2021 Result

The result of IISER 2021 will be declared after the final IISER 2021 Answer Key has been released. It will be available online on IISER's official website.
  • The result will be different for all the 3 categories which are through KVPY, through JEE Advanced and SCB channel.
  • The eligible candidate will be offered admissions to the college as per the rank obtained by them in the entrance exam or the other way around.

IISER Admission 2021 Counselling 

For short-listed applicants, the IISER counselling process is carried out. For each channel, different counselling is coordinated. Based on the reservation policy and various other variables, seats were allocated to candidates. Applicants are expected to fill in the option of the institution's programme in which they may apply for admission. Candidates must report a fee to the allocated institution to validate their admission, along with the following documents required:

  • Class 10th mark sheet & passing certificate
  • Class 12th mark sheet & passing certificate
  • IISER 2021 Admit Card
  • Application Form (print out)
  • Character certificate
  • Category certificate
  • Offer letter
  • ID proof

IISER Admission 2021 Preparation Tips

A candidate who has prepared well for major engineering entrance exams such as JEE Advanced and Jee Main will be able to sail through this examination. The given below tips will immensely help the candidate in clearing the doubts about this exam. Read on for some relevant IISER 2021 Exam preparation tips.
  1. Practice a lot of questions. This will help you develop the habit of approaching a question. with all the possible solution.
  2. Make brief notes on various subjects that are important for the exam.
  3. Practice from the previous year papers. Doing this will help the candidates to get an idea of what type of questions have been asked in the examination and what they can expect in the upcoming exam.
  4. Have proper rest and food. The mind must be fresh and engaged on the day of the test.

List of Institution participating in the entrance exam

The candidates applying through SCB channel will need to appear in IISER Admission Test and hence qualify for this exam. Besides this, the candidates will be admitted into 7 IISER branches across India. These 7 IISER are as follows:

  •  IISER Berhampur
  •  IISER Bhopal
  •  IISER Kolkata
  •  IISER Mohali
  •  IISER Pune
  •  IISER Thiruvananthapuram
  •  IISER Tirupati

IISER Admission 2021 Exam Centres

IISER exam is conducted at following exam centres. candidates are advised to choose the exam centre at their convenience:

Exam Cities

Andhra Pradesh

  • Anantapur

  • Eluru

  • Guntur

  • Kakinada

  • Kurnool

  • Nellore

  • Rajahmundry

  • Tirupati

  • Vijayawada

  • Visakhapatnam

  • Vizianagaram

Arunachal Pradesh



  • Dibrugarh

  • Guwahati

  • Jorhat

  • Silchar

  • Tezpur


  • Aurangabad

  • Bhagalpur

  • Darbhanga

  • Gaya

  • Muzaffarpur

  • Patna

  • Samastipur


  • Chandigarh

  • Bhilai

  • Bilaspur

  • Raipur


  • Delhi

  • New Delhi


  • Madgaon

  • Panaji


  • Ahmedabad

  • Bhavnagar

  • Gandhinagar

  • Rajkot

  • Surat

  • Vadodara


  • Ambala

  • Bahadurgarh

  • Gurugram

  • Hisar

  • Karnal

  • Kurushetra

  • Panipat

Himachal Pradesh

  • Hamirpur

  • Kangra

  • Shimla

Jammu and Kashmir



  • Bokaro

  • Dhanbad

  • Jamshedpur

  • Ranchi


  • Bengaluru

  • Dharwad

  • Gulbarga

  • Hubballi(Hubli)

  • Mangaluru(Mangalore)

  • Mysuru(Mysore)

  • Shivamogga


  • Alappuzha

  • Idukki

  • Kannur

  • Kasargod

  • Kochi(Ernakulam)

  • Kollam

  • Kottayam

  • Kozhikode

  • Malappuram

  • Palakkad

  • Pathanamthitta

  • Thrissur

  • Trivandrum

  • Wayanad

Madhya Pradesh

  • Bhopal

  • Indore

  • Jabalpur

  • Gwalior

  • Satna


  • Amravati

  • Aurangabad

  • Kolhapur

  • Mumbai

  • Nagpur

  • Nasik

  • Navy Mumbai

  • Pune










  • Berhampur

  • Bhubaneswar

  • Cuttack

  • Rourkela


  • Amritsar

  • Bhatinda

  • Jalandhar

  • Ludhiana

  • Mohali

  • Patiala




  • Ajmer

  • Alwar

  • Bikaner

  • Jaipur

  • Jodhpur

  • Udaipur



Tamil Nadu

  • Chennai

  • Coimbatore

  • Kanyakumari

  • Madurai

  • Nagarcoil

  • Salem

  • Tirunelveli

  • Tiruchirappalli

  • Thoothukudi

  • Tirupur

  • Virudhunagar


  • Hyderabad

  • Karimnagar

  • Khammam

  • Mahbubnagar

  • Nizamabad

  • Warangal




  • Dehradun

  • Haldwani

  • Haridwar

  • Roorkee

Uttar Pradesh

  • Agra

  • Allahabad

  • Bareilly

  • Faizabad

  • Gorakhpur

  • Jhansi

  • Kanpur

  • Lucknow

  • Noida

  • Varanasi

West Bengal

  • Asansol

  • Durgapur

  • Hooghly

  • Kalyani

  • Kharagpur

  • Kolkata

  • Siliguri

Andaman Nicobar Islands

Port Blair

IISER Admission 2021 Highlights

Given-below the major points of the Indian Institute of  Science Education and Research 2021

Exam NameIndian Institute of Science Education and Research Admission (IISER Admission 2020)
Conducting BodyIndian Institute of Science Education and Research
Application linkReleasing Soon
Exam ModeOnline
Exam purposeto offer admission to the candidates in the five- year dual degree BS-MS (Bachelor of Science - Master of Science) programme.

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Indian Institute of Science Education and Research

The Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISERs) is a consortium of leading research institutes and scientific education institutions in India. These institutions have been designated as Institutes of National Significance by an Act of Parliament and are intended to be the country's leading institutes in the field of basic sciences. Seven IISERs, namely IISER Kolkata in West Bengal, IISER Pune in Maharashtra, IISER Mohali in Punjab, IISER Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh, IISER Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala, IISER Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh and IISER Berhampur in Odisha, have been developed nationally. IISERs are envisioned to be unique institutes in Basics Sciences

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IISER ADMISSIONS 2021 Form Date01 Jul - 31 Aug 2021
Admit card06 Sep - 17 Sep 2021 (Tentative)
IISER ADMISSIONS 2021 Exam Date17 Sep 2021

Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

3 hours

Total Marks:


Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:



Instructions:There are three channels of admission. Candidates will be admitted to IISER only through these channels. Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) channel Joint Entrance Examination (JEE-Advanced) of the Indian Institutes of Technology State and Central Boards Channel (SCB)

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Form Start Date:

01 Jul 2021

Form End Date:

31 Aug 2021

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Examination Date (Online):

17 Sep 2021

Application Fees:

₹ 2,000

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