IISER Aptitude Test (SCB)

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IISER Aptitude Test (SCB) 2019

Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISERs) are autonomous institutions under Ministry of Human Resource and Development (MHRD), Govt. of India to promote extraordinary scientific education, research and training. There are seven such institutions set by Government of India, at Berhampur, Bhopal, Kolkata, Mohali, Pune, Thiruvananthapuram and Tirupati.

IISER Under Graduate Program: BS-MS Dual Degree Program

This is the flagship programme of IISERs in India available to students after passing 10+2 science education. This programme is a combination of classroom programme as well as research enabling high level of multi-disciplinary interactions. The five year curriculum divided into 3 parts. First five years dedicated to basic science courses, the third and fourth year earmarked for specialization studies and the fifth year is exclusively devoted for research project.

IISER BS-MS Dual Degree Job Opportunities

IISER students are highly fit for academia, Research and Development and Science based industry. The combination of academic curriculum with research in a highly conducive learning atmosphere makes every IISERian a fitting person for science and research based industry.They do to their perfection every time and that is the key reason for their demand in job field.

IISER BS-MS Dual Degree Admission 2018

There are three channels through which one can get into IISER for the programme BS-MS dual degree integrated course. Candidates from Stream 1 (KVPY) and Stream 2 (JEE Main) can qualify for 50% of the total seats available at all IISERs in India. The balance 50% seats shall be for State and Central Board candidates filled through an aptitude test called IISER Aptitude Test comprising of questions from Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology in equal proportion.

Note: Candidates seeking admission through SCB channel i.e. aptitude test need to have scored the minimum percentage of marks as mentioned in IISER Admission website. Check the Cut-off percentage for IISER.

Stream 1:
Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY)
Stream 2:
Joint Entrance Examination: JEE Main 2018
Stream 3:
Students who have passed (10+2) level with science stream in 2017 or 2018 with marks equal or above the cut off percentage in their respective boards are eligible to apply. Check Cut-off percentage for IISER eligibility.

IISER Aptitude Test

The Aptitude Test for SCB (State and Central Board) candidates on the basis of which fifty percent seats across all IISERs are to be filled is going to be held on 24 June, 2019 (Sunday).
The format of the IISER Aptitude Test is as follows:

  • Multiple-choice questions in four subjects – Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology
  • 15 questions in each subject (total: 60 questions)
  • Duration: 180 minutes
  • Score: +3 marks for correct response, 0 marks for no response and -1 mark for wrong response

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IISER Application Fee

There is a non-refundable application fee of Rs. 2000/- (For General and OBCNC category)
Non-refundable fee of Rs. 1000/- for candidates applying under SC/ST category, Kashmiri Migrants, and physically handicapped candidates.

IISER Number of Seats

There are total 1300 seats for BS-MS dual degree programme across all 7 (seven) IISERs put together.
Number of seats available in each IISER is:
Berhampur — 100
Bhopal — 250 (Basic Sciences – 200; Engineering Sciences – 50)
Kolkata — 200
Mohali — 200
Pune — 200
Thiruvananthapuram — 200
Tirupati — 150

IISER Cut-off Marks

The SCB stream candidates are eligible for applying for the aptitude test based on their cut off score at Board examination. The cut-off mark is decided based on the board and may vary from 60% to 98%. To have a look at the Board cut off you may refer to the following link IISER 2018 Cut Off.
IISER SCB Aptitude Test Cut Off Score for Various Boards
To calculate your percentage of marks obtained use your board’s method.

IISER Important Dates

The following table depicts Schedule or important dates for BS-MS IISER Admission 2019. Check your stream and date as per the table below.
Schedule for BS-MS IISER Admission 2018
21 May, 2018
Applications open at 9:00 AM
24 May, 2018
Applications open at 9:00 AM
8 June, 2018
Last date for applications
till 12 noon
11 June, 2018
Applications open at 9:00 AM
12 June, 2018
Last date for applications
till 12 noon
13 June, 2018
List of allotted candidates
14 June, 2018
Submission of SAF begins
18 June, 2018
Downloading of admit cards for
IISER Aptitude Test begins
19 June, 2018
Last Date for submission of SAF
21 June, 2018
Last Date for application
till 12:00 noon
24 June, 2018
IISER aptitude test
25 June, 2018
List of allotted candidates
26 June, 2018
Submission of SAF begins
30 June, 2018
Last Date for submission of SAF
3 July, 2018
Results of the aptitude test
4 July, 2018
Submission of SAF for
first round of allotment begins
21 July, 2018
Last Date for submission of SAF
for final round of allotment begins

Note: On the test date candidates are expected to make themselves available at the test centre at least one hour before the commencement of the test.

IISER 2018 Aptitude Test Exam Centres

There will be test centres for IISER Aptitude across India. There may be multiple test centres in one city. IISER Aptitude test going to be held on 24th June 2019 at 10 A.M. For list of test centres available in India please visit the following link.

List of Test Centres for IISER Aptitude Test

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