Indian Institute of Science Education & Research ( IISER ) 2018

Indian Institute of Science Education & Research ( IISER ) invites admission application for BS – MS Degree Programme and conducts Entrance Examinations for the academic year 2018 – 2019.

IISER Eligibility 2018

  • 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 of Indian Institutes of Technology ( JEE ) channel
    • State and Central Boards Channel ( SCB ) channel
  • 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 2018 – 19 academic session are eligible to apply for admissions. Additional cut – off criteria may be applicable.

JEE Channel

  • Candidates in General category securing a rank within 10000 in the Common Rank List ( CRL ) of JEE Advanced 2018 are eligible to apply. For candidates belonging to reserved category ( OBCNC, SC, ST, PD ), their category rank should be within 10000.

SCB Channel

  • 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 as given in the table below are eligible to apply. For the candidates belonging to the Non – Creamy Layer of the Other Backward Classes ( OBCNC ) and Persons with Disability ( PD ) categories, there is a 5% relaxation. The cut – off percentage for the Scheduled Castes ( SC ), the Scheduled Tribes ( ST ) and Kashmiri Migrants ( KM ) candidates is 55% in ( 10+2 ) level for all boards.
  • Students applying through SCB channel will have to appear in the IISER Aptitude Test which will be conducted at various centres across the country. To calculate your percentage of marks obtained, use the percentage calculation method adopted by your board.

IISER Application Form 2018

Indian Institute of Science Education & Research application form is available in the official website

IISER Important Dates 2018

1KVPY Application portal opens on21st May, 2018 ( at 9:00 AM )
2SCB Application portal opens on24th May, 2018 ( at 9:00 AM )
3KVPY Last date for applications9th June, 2018 ( till 09:00 PM )
4JEE Application portal opens on11th June, 2018 ( at 9:00 AM )
5SCB Last date for applications12th June, 2018 ( till 12:00 noon )
6KVPY List of allotted candidates published Submission of SAF begins14th June, 2018
7SCB Downloading of admit cards for IISER Aptitude Test begins18th June, 2018
8KVPY Last Date for submission of19th June, 2018
9JEE Last Date for application21st June, 2018 ( till 12:00 noon )
10SCB IISER aptitude test ( IAT )24th June, 2018
11JEE List of allotted candidates published. Submission of SAF begins28th June, 2018
12JEE Last Date for submission of SAF2nd July, 2018 ( till 5 PM )
13SCB Declaration of Results of IAT Submission of SAF for first round of allotment begins7th July, 2018
14SCB Last Date for submission of SAF for fifth ( final ) round of allotment28th July, 2018

Contact Details

Indian Institute of Science Education & Research,
Knowledge City, Sector 81, Mohali,
P.O Manauli 140306,
Punjab, India.,
Phone No. : +91 172 229 3122,
Email :,
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