IISER 2024: Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Pattern

IISER 2024IISER 2024 Examination will be held in third week of June 2024. This examination is conducted one time each year on national level. Indian Institute of Science Education & Research conducts the IISER examination to offer admission in BS & BS-MS Dual Degree Programmes. It is an autonomous institution established under ministry of education, Govt. of India. Exam qualified candidates will be able to get admission into various IISER i.e. Bhopal, Kolkata, Mohali, Pune, Thiruvananthapuram, Tirupati & Berhampur. Candidates can read this article to know complete details about IISER 2024 application form, exam dates, eligibility etc.

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IISER 2024 Overview

Exam nameIISER 2024
Level of examNational level
Conducting bodyIndian Institute of Science Education & Research
Exam frequencyOne time in a year
Courses offeredBS-MS
Mode of applicationOnline mode
Exam modeOnline (computer based test)

Programmes Offeres:

Chemical Science, Biological Science, Economic Science, Engineering Science, Integrated & Interdisciplinary Science, Physical Science, Mathematical Science, Earth & Climate Science/ Earth & Environmental Science, Geological Science

IISER 2024 Exam Dates

Check below to know the IISER exam dates and events:

Dates 2024 (Tentative)

Availability of online application form3rd week of April 20243rd week of April 2024May 2024
The deadline to submit the form4th week of May 20244th week of May 2024May 2024
Application correctionLast week of May 2024
Admit card2nd week of June 2024
Exam date3rd week of June 2024
Upload of students response form3rd week of June 2024
Answer key3rd week of June 2024
Portal open to file objections4th week of June 2024
Final answer keyLast week of June 2024
IAT result1st week of July 2024
Counselling (Documents upload and freeze IISER preference)1st week of July 2024
Admission offer (1st round)3rd week of July 2024

IISER 2024 Application Form

Below we have provided details about IISER 2024 Application Form with instructions:

  • IISER 2024 registration process will be started from third week of April 2024 for IAT & KVPY channel.
  • For JEE Advanced channel, application form will be released in May 2024.
  • Only eligible candidates will be able to fill the application form.
  • Candidates will be able to fill their application form through online mode only. No offline facility will be available to fill the form.
  • Fill application form with correct details including qualification, personal, address, category etc.
  • Candidates will be required to upload their documents i.e. photograph & signature in specific size.
  • Aspirants will be able to fill registration form till the fourth week of May 2024.
  • Application correction window will be opened in last week of May 2024.
  • There will be no need to send any hardcopy of the application form by post to the authority.
  • Take printout of the filled-in application form and keep it safe for other purpose.

Application Fee:

  • Candidates will be able to make payment through online mode.
  • Online fee will be paid through debit card/ credit card/ net banking or other online payment gateways.
  • Application fee will be non-refundable.

Check application fee for all categories below:

CategoryRegistration Fee
General/ OBC-NCL/ EWSRs. 2000/-
SC/ ST/ Kashmiri Migrants (KM)/ PWDRs. 1000/-
For foreign candidatesUSD 100
Check Here – How to Fill IISER Application Form

How to Apply for IISER 2024

  • Step 1: Go through the official website (link will be given here).
  • Step 2: Register yourself on the portal by providing basic details.
  • Step 3: Now, login using login credentials i.e. application number or password.
  • Step 4: Fill application form with required details and submit it.
  • Step 5: Upload necessary documents in the JPG/ JPEG format.
  • Step 6: Pay the application fee through online mode using debit card/ credit card.
  • Step 7: Submit the application form and take printout of the same.

IISER 2024 Eligibility

Aspirants must go through the following mentioned IISER eligibility criteria before filling the application form:

General Eligibility:

  • Nationality: Indian candidates will be eligible to apply.
  • Qualifications: Candidates must pass 12th or equivalent examination in 2023 & 2024 with science stream from any recognised board.
  • Marks Criteria: Candidates must have passed with Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology subjects in their qualifying exam.
  • Subjects: Candidates should secure at least 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ ST/ PWD category) in their qualifying examinations.

Other Eligibility:

  • IAT Channel: Candidates seeking admission through IAT channel will need to appear for IISER Aptitude Test 2024.
  • KVPY Channel: Candidates who have received the KVPY Fellowship Awards will be eligible to apply.
  • Candidates will not need to appear for IAT if they want to appear through KVPY.
  • Candidates in the extended KVPY merit list will not be eligible.
  • JEE Advanced Channel: JEE Advanced 2024 qualified candidates will be eligible to apply & they have ranked within 15000 in common rank list.
  • Candidates having JEE Advanced preparatory rank will not be eligible.
  • There will be no need to appear for IAT if candidates seeking admission through this channel.

IISER 2024 Exam Pattern

Aspirants must check below to know details about IISER 2024 Exam Pattern & marking scheme:

  • Mode of Exam: IISER 2024 examination will be held in online mode (computer based test).
  • Duration: 3 hours will be provided to the candidates to solve the question paper.
  • Language: Examination will be conducted in Hindi & English languages.
  • Type of Questions: Multiple choice type questions will be asked in the examination.
  • Number of Questions: There total 60 questions will be available in the question paper.
  • Marking Scheme: For every correct response 4 marks will be provided.
  • Negative Marking: one mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.

In the below table we have provided subject wise mark criteria:


IISER 2024 Syllabus

IISER 2024 syllabus will be generally followed by NCERT syllabus of class 11th and 12th. Candidates can check some of the important topics for all subjects here:

Chemistry: State of matter, structure of atom, hydrogen, thermodynamics, the solid state, chemical kinetic, surface chemistry, hydrocarbons, chemical bonding and molecular structure, equilibrium, redox reaction, general principle and processes of isolation of element, alcohol, phenol and ethers

Mathematics: Binomial theorem, sets, relation and functions, complex number and quadratic equations, linear inequalities, conic sections, straight lines, determinant, integral, vector, linear programming, sequences and series, three dimensional geometry, applications of integral, differential equation

Physics: Electrostatics, current electricity, waves, atoms, nuclei, electromagnetic induction, work, energy and power, law of motion, kinematics, physical work and measurements, gravitation, properties of bulk matter, magnetic effect of current and magnetism

Biology: Human physiology, cell structure and function, diversity in the living world, reproduction, biotechnology and its application, plant and animal physiology, biology and human welfare, stratal organisation in animals and plants, genetics and evolution, ecology and environment

IISER Preparation Tips

Here we have provided some important preparation tips which will help out the candidates to prepare well for the exam:

  • Make a proper time table and follow it on the regular basis.
  • Understand the exam pattern and marking scheme well before starting your preparation.
  • Try to solve previous years question papers and attempt mock tests.
  • Choose a good study material from which you can prepare better.
  • Make short notes of the important topics and try to do revision daily.
  • Take a healthy meal to stay fit.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Answer: No, you must fill only one application form. There will be a common application process for all IISERs.

Answer: Yes, you will be eligible to apply for any of the channel.

Answer: No, IISER 2024 application form will only be released through online mode.

Answer: No, candidate who will apply through IAT channel will only be eligible to appear for IISER aptitude test.

Answer: No, you will not be eligible to apply. Candidate who have passed 12th in year 2023 and 2024 will be eligible to apply.

Answer: There will be no specific upper or lower age limit criteria.

Answer: No marks will be deducted for unanswered question in IISER 2024 exam.

IISER 2024 Admit Card

IISER Admit Card will be released through online mode on the website. Candidates will be able to download their admit card from second week of June 2024. Admit will be the important document which will be needed on the day of exam. IISER 2024 Admit card will have details i.e. name of the candidates, exam venue, exam date and time, roll number etc.

Candidates must bring their IISER 2024 hall ticket on the day of exam. Also one photo identity proof and passport size photograph will be needed. Without a valid admit card, candidates will not be allowed to enter the examination centre.

There will be no need to bring any other unnecessary items on the examination hall including electronic devices, mobile, smart watch, bags, foods etc.

IISER 2024 Answer Key

IISER answer key will release after few days the conduct of exam. It will be available in third week of June 2024. IISER 2024 answer key will contain correct answer of the questions asked in the examination. Candidates will be able to take a general idea about their marks obtained in the examination.

Candidates will also be able to make objections against the IISER 2024 answer key, if there is any discrepancy in answers. Final answer key will be released after clearing all submitted objections. It will be made available in the PDF format. Final answer key will be released in the last week of June 2024.

IISER 2024 Result

Authority will declare the IISER Result through online mode. It will be declared in first week of June 2024. Aspirants will be able to get their result using login credentials i.e. application number or date of birth. Result will be available for different channels separately.

IAT result will be declared to those candidates who have successfully appeared in the aptitude test. For other channels it will be announced separately. Merit list will be prepared by the authority for all three channels. Candidates must take a hardcopy of the result and keep it safe for admission procedure.

IISER 2024 Cut Off

Cut off will be the minimum marks that candidates have to obtained in the exam. IISER Cut off list will be released in the month of June 2024. IISER 2024 cut off will be different for all categories and channels. Based on the cut off marks, aspirants will be called for further admission rounds.

In the below table, we have provided the reservation criteria for all categories:

EWSupto 10%
Kashmiri Migrants3 seats per IISER

IISER 2024 Counselling

Candidates who have appeared the exam and obtained good rank will be called for IISER counselling. Seat allotment process will be done during the counselling. Candidates who have selected, will be able to download their call letter from the website. Counselling will be started from first week of July 2024.

IISER Admission Procedure will be organised through online mode. There will be no need to visit IISERs in person for counselling. Admission will be offered to the candidates based on various factors i.e. availability of seats at each IISER, IAT/ JEE Advanced/ KVPY rank, preference filled by the candidates and category.

Candidates will be provided to choose freeze and float options after accepting the fee and paying acceptance fee. Online seat allotment will be provisional. Final confirmation of seats will be provided to the candidates on the day of reporting. Candidates must reach at the reporting venue on the given day with required documents.

List of IISERs in India

  • IISER Mohali
  • IISER Bhopal
  • IISER Pune
  • IISER Kolkata
  • IISER Berhampur
  • IISER Tirupati
  • IISER Thiruvananthpuram

If you have any other query related to the IISER 2024, then you can leave your queries in the comment section below.

Displaying 49 Comments
  1. Aman rathore says:

    I passed my 12th board exam in 2022 from mp so I m eligible for IAT 2024?

  2. Rizwana says:

    Is a PCB student eligible for IISER?

  3. Gayathri k says:

    I’m currently preparing for 12th boards 2024.When should I apply for IAT? When will the registration starts to attend the examination?

  4. Hemanshu kadwe says:

    I have taken admission in engineering 1st year so if I used to clear this exam will i get scholarship at iiser

  5. Parth says:

    I want to do space science in IISER college how many and which cources cources or field are there for space science like astronomy?

  6. Parth Joshi says:

    Can i eligible to give IAT without Jee or KVPY exam with 60 percent above in HSC boarsd?

  7. Princi Gangwar says:

    I am interested to doing iat entrance exam

  8. Saurav Tiwari says:

    Who appear for jee advance 2024 can fill registration form or not ??

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      JEE Advanced 2024 qualified candidates will be eligible to apply & they must have ranked within 15000 in common rank list.

  9. Anirban Das says:

    Can 2 year dropper apply for iiser or iat ?

  10. Sakshi says:

    Can general category students apply for this examination?

  11. Richa says:

    Is attempting all sections ( biology, physics, chemistry, maths) compulsory?

  12. Richa says:

    I’m a pcm student am i eligible for iat 2024 ?

  13. Namrata Dabhade says:

    Will you please tell me how many marks are required for iat
    For sc category.

    And is ncert sufficient for this iat exam

  14. Namrata Dabhade says:

    I was clear my board exam in 2023 with 66% from sc category.

    Will I eligible for iat exam

  15. Pratiksha says:

    2022 me board exam diya hai to ab iiser entrance deli to chalega kya

  16. Vaishali says:

    IISER dwara paramedical course s me addmission milta hai kya?

  17. Snehal Sadhu says:

    IAT has questions related to class 10 bio only right?

  18. vihan says:

    the given rank criteria (under 15,000) is for JEE adv. or mains?

  19. Sharad Deshmukh says:

    Centres for Examination in Maharashtra state?
    Where last year question papers available?

  20. Sambiti Ghorai says:

    What is the full form of IAT ?

  21. Swarnalatha says:

    12 th board exam International baccalaureate completed in November 2022 and results declared in January 2023..am I eligible to write IISER 2024 exam ?

  22. Ishita says:

    I’m a pcb student so will i be able to give this exam without maths?

  23. Dhirendra Kalita says:

    How many seats for general categories students

  24. DIYA RAJ says:

    From where could I see the marks scored in IISER Aptitude test?

  25. Shine says:

    If student can pass 11th and 12th with PCB then it compulsory to attempt the maths question??

  26. Ranjeet kumar Verma says:

    Math and bio question attempt compulsory for this exam

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