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IISER Exam

Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISERs) conduct an entrance exam in order to provide admission to candidates in five-year long BS-MS dual degree programme offered by them.

 

On the basis of a candidate’s score in IISER entrance exam (also known as IISER aptitude test), he/she can secure admission at IISER located in Berhampur, Bhopal, Kolkata, Mohali, Pune, Thiruvananthapuram, or Tirupati.

 

Candidates who have cleared their Class XII in Science stream are eligible to apply for IISER entrance exam.

 

As per IISER entrance exam pattern there are a total of 60 objective questions that candidates need to complete in three hours duration.

Eligibility

All candidates who are Indian nationals and belong to Person of Indian Origin (PIO) or Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) category are eligible for IISER admissions 2018. However, admissions at IISER are done through three different channels mentioned below.

 

It is mandatory for candidates to meet IISER eligibility criteria under any one of the channels for admissions.

 

IISER Entrance Exam Eligibility Criteria under State and Central Boards (SCB) Channel:

 

All candidates who have cleared Class XII exams in Science stream fulfill IISER entrance exam eligibility criteria. However, candidates should also score marks (in their respective boards) equal or above the cutoff percentage as stipulated by IISER (mentioned in the table below) in order to meet IISER entrance exam eligibility criteria.

Board

Cutoff Percentage

Board

Cutoff Percentage

AMU

81.4

Maharashtra

77.9

Andhra Pradesh

95.4

Manipur

77.6

Assam

74.5

Meghalaya

68.3

Bihar

71.0

Mizoram

67.4

CBSE

90.0

Nagaland

66.5

Chhattisgarh

76.6

Orissa

71.6

ICSE

92.9

Punjab

80.7

Goa

83.3

Rajasthan

78.7

Gujrat

65.9

Tamil Nadu

95.2

Haryana

86.3

Telangana

97.3

Himachal Pradesh

79.7

Tripura

68.2

Jammu & Kashmir

84.4

Uttar Pradesh

74.2

Jharkhand

57.3

Uttarakhand

67.9

Karnataka

87.5

West Bengal


78.9

 

Kerala

93.3

Viswa Bharthi

83.1

Madhya Pradesh

82.0

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