(4 out of 5 based on 233 Ratings)

To foster quality scientific education, research and training the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India has set up five Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISERs) at Bhopal, Kolkata, Mohali, Pune and Thiruvananthapuram. IISER offers five year BS-MS Dual Degree Programme for bright and motivated science students who have completed class XII. IISER Entrance Test or IISER aptitude exam is a entrance assesement conducted by the Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER) for admission to its intergrated five year BS-MS dual degree programme.
Eligibility for IISER Entrance Test 2020:-
Candidates who have passed 10+2 or equivalent level exam with science stream in 2019 or 2020 are eligible to apply for admissions. Candidates will be admitted to IISER only through following three channels.
Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) channel
Joint Entrance Examination (JEE-Advanced) of the Indian Institutes of Technology
State and Central Boards Channel (SCB)
These channels will be referred to as KVPY, JEE, and SCB, respectively.
Indian nationals and students belonging to PIO or OCI category are eligible to apply provided they satisfy the eligibility criteria described below.
KVPY Channel -
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.
JEE Advanced Channel -
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.
SCB Channel -
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.


IISER Entrance Test Registration / Application Form

IISER 2020 Online Application Form / Registration:-
Apply online at website - http://www.iiseradmission.in from 23rd March 2020 to 30th April 2020
Non-refundable application fee of Rs.2,000/- for candidates applying under General, EWS, and OBC-NCL categories, and Rs.1,000/- for Persons with Disabilities and candidates under SC/ST category.
Payments will be accepted only through secure payment gateway on application portal.


IISER Entrance Test Exam Dates

IISER 2020 Date:-

IISER Aptitude Test 2020 Date - 31st May 2020 (9.00 AM to 12.00 Noon).



IISER Entrance Test Syllabus

IISER Syllabus 2020:-

Syllabus for IISER aptitude Test -


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
Continuity and Differentiability
Application of Derivatives
Applications of integrals
Differential equations
Three dimensional geometry
Linear Programming


Physical World and Measurement
Laws of Motion
Work, Energy and Power
Motion of Systems of Particles and Rigid body
Properties of bulk matter
Behavior of perfect gas and kinetic energy
Current Electricity
Magnetic effect of current and magnetism
Alternating Current
Electromagnetic Waves
Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter
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
Redox Reactions
The s-block Elements
The p-block Elements
Organic Chemistry – Some Basic Principles and Techniques
Environmental Chemistry
The solid state
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
Chemistry in everyday life


Diversity in the living world
Structural organization in animals and plants
Cell structure and function
Plant physiology
Human physiology
Genetics and evolution
Biology and human welfare
Biotechnology and its application
Ecology and environment

Syllabus follows a general guideline of NCERT syllabus for class XI and XII.

Paper Pattern

IISER Aptitude Test Pattern 2020:- 
Mode - computer-based test
Multiple-choice questions (each with only one correct answer) in four subjects – Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics with equal weightage
15 questions in each subject (total: 60) Duration: 180 minutes
Evaluation: +3 (for each correct response), 0 (for each no response), -1 (for each wrong response).


IISER Entrance Test Preparation

IISER Entrance Test Preparation
Eduvidya.com presents you with some tried and test tip and techniques for IISER test preparation 
Remember this is a competitive exam that requires effort. Students who have applied for this exam are required to be prepared in the best possible manner understanding the syllabus, the pattern of the exam and the type of questions for which you need to prepare. 
• Do a SWOT test to know your strengths and weaknesses.
• Assess your strengths and weaknesses
• Understand the exam syllabus well
• Prepare a timetable for study based on your strengths/weaknesses and also on understanding the course of study
• Allocate sufficient time for covering topics in each subject.
• Solve sample papers (this will help you to assess how prepared you are for the exam)
• Revise what you study on a regular basis. 
Model Questions -

IISER Entrance Test Notification

IISER 2020 Notification:-
Apply online at website - http://www.iiseradmission.in from 23rd March 2020 to 30th April 2020
Downloading Hall Ticket from - 18th May 2020
Last date of Uploading XII Marks & Category Certificate closes at 5 PM - 22nd May 2020
IISER Aptitude Test 2020 Date - 31st May 2020 (9.00 AM to 12.00 Noon).

Click Here to know more.