IISER Admission 2016

I am sure that you already know the highlight of the IISER admission is the BS-MS Dual Degree Program which is a five year dual degree program for upbeat and driven science students like yourselves who have passed class XII. The program assimilates classroom learning with research and provides abundant scope for multidisciplinary collaborations. The first two years of the program consists of core basic sciences, the third and fourth years are devoted to focus on chosen science subjects and the fifth year includes a research activity. The preparatory program enables students to pursue a vocation in academia, R&D institutes and science based activities.

BS-MS students are qualified for either KVPY or INSPIRE scholarship based on continued academic performance.

You will be educated on all disciplines of basic sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics). Then you will have to take up specialized subject(s).

In total there are 1000 available for admissions across all the IISERs.

IISER Admissions 2016 Summary
Name Indian Institute of Science Education and Research
Commonly known as IISER
Programme BS-MS Dual Degree
Conducting Authority The Government of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD)
Exam Stream Engineering Entrance Exam

IISER Entrance Exam

IISER Admission 2016 Eligibility Criteria:

You will be admitted to the Five Year BS-MS Dual Degree programme beginning August through the following channels:

  • Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) Basic Science Stream: Students qualifying in SA /SX /SB
  • Joint Entrance Examination (JEE Advanced): Aspirants attaining a minimum of 60% marks in class XII and acquiring a place in the Rank List of Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced ) for the admission to Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), do refer to the website for the details on the JEE(Advanced) Cut-off.
  • State and Central Boards: Pupils who passed the qualifying class XII exam in or appearing in science stream meeting any one condition mentioned here:
    1. Grades higher or equivalent to the cut-off percentage declared by DST (http://www.inspire-dst.gov.in) as eligibility for INSPIRE fellowship. For the OBC (Non-Creamy layer)/PD category candidates, there is a 5% relaxation in the DST cut-off. The entry level mark score for SC/ST candidates and Kashmiri Migrants(KM) is 55% in class XII for all boards


    1. Recommended note for the entitlement for Scholarship for Higher Education (SHE) under INSPIRE structure is based only on the performance in class XII board examination

Aspirants applying through State and Central Boards channel will be required to appear and qualify the IISER Aptitude Test.

IISER Admission 2016 – Registration Process

After checking out the eligibility the next step is to register. The method of admittance in all IISERs is accomplished by the Joint Admissions Committee (JAC), headed by a Chairman with members from all the five IISERs. The details regarding admissions in all IISERs is accessible on the official website the link for which is www.iiseradmission.in

One application form is valid for all IISERs, as all IISERs admit students through a mutual application process.

Students applying through State and Central Boards channel will be required to appear and only applications submitted online on the official portal are considered for the admission process.

There is an application fee of Rs.1500/- for GE and OBC groups and Rs.750/- for special sections like the SC, ST and KM classifications.

The application fee is non-refundable and once the payment is made no requests for refund are entertained.

In the event when the payment isn’t successful on the web-portal, you are advised to make the payment again. Any amount debited for the previous failed transactions is automatically refunded by the school’s banker SBI.

Read the instructions carefully before filling up the online application form; accurately fill submit the online application form; this will lead to the generation of a Unique Application number and Password. You can then upload your passport size photograph in JPG format
The online payment of Fees and printing of Application Form will complete the process.

You can choose to apply to all IISERs through multiple channels provided they meet the suitability benchmarks for each of the channels they want to apply. It requires separate application and payment of application fee for each channel.

IISER Admission 2016 Exam Pattern

The format of the Aptitude Test consists of multiple-choice questions in four subjects – Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics, with 15 questionings in each subject (total: 60 questions). You will score 3 marks for each correct answer, and zero marks for unanswered questions. Incorrect replies attract a ‘-1’ penalty score. All these questions have to be answered within 180 minutes. This is a paper-pen centered test.

State and Central Boards channel candidates can answer the Aptitude Test at any one of the places mentioned as ‘test center’. The choice of center can be made at the time of submitting the form online.

The final admission allotment is based on the seat availability, ranks in the merit list and applicant’s preferences.

IISER Admission 2016 Exam Dates

Activities Dates
KVPY IIT-JEE State & Central Boards
Opening of application portal (ALL) 25 May 2016
11:00 AM
25 May 2016
11:00 AM
25 May 2016
11:00 AM
Closing of application portal

13 Jun 2016
5:00 PM
 26 Jun 2016
 3 Jul 2016
 11:59 pm
23 Jun 2016
1:00 pm
Results of KVPY allotment 15 Jun 2016
2:00 PM
         _             _
Registration of KVPY (start date) 16 Jun 2016          _             _
Registration of KVPY (end date) 21 Jun 2016
23 Jun 2016
 4:00 PM
         _             _
KVPY Float (Final offer letters)
(Re-allocation of Float candidates)
24 Jun 2016
27 Jun 2016
         _             _
Download Hall Ticket for IISER Aptitude Test         _          _ 25 Jun 2016
26 Jun 2016
10:00 AM
IISER Aptitude Test (SCB)         _          _  3 Jul 2016
Results of Aptitude Test (SCB)         _          _ 10 Jul 2016

The above dates are tentative. No official dates have been declared yet. Keep visiting our website in order to get any updates.

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