IISER 2024 Eligibility Criteria (Revised), Qualification – Check Here

IISER 2024 EligibilityIISER 2024 Eligibility Criteria has been revised. Candidates those wish to take admission need to fulfill IISER 2024 eligibility criteria. IISER exam or IAT aptitude test conducted for admission to BS-MS degree program at one of the seven IISERs. For admission to IISER, candidates will need to appear in IAT (IISER Aptitude Test). Given below is the detail description related to IISER eligibility criteria 2024.

IISER 2024 Eligibility Criteria  Revised

newiconIISER 2024 Eligibility has been revised. Admission to 4 Years BS & 5 Years BS-MS will be exclusively through the IISER Aptitude Test.  Check other eligibility from below.

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The eligibility criteria for IISER 2024 depends IISER Aptitude Test. Below we have given the eligibility criteria in detail.

Nationality: All candidates of Indian national and candidates belonging to Person of Indian Origin (PIO) or Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) are eligible to apply. Candidates those are appearing their 12th class will also be eligible to apply.

Educational Qualifications: Candidates must have qualified 12th or equivalent examination in 2022, 2023 & 2024 with science stream from any recognised board of Council of Boards of School Education in India (COBSE).

Compulsory Subjects: In intermediate examination, candidates must have compulsory subjects i.e. Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology in their qualifying exam.

Marks Criteria: In the qualifying exam general category candidates must obtain minimum of 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ ST/ PWD category) in their qualifying examinations.

Eligibility for J&K Candidates:

Candidates from J&K Board of School Education (JKBOSE), from Kashmir division/Winter Zone areas of Jammu division and the U.T. of Ladakh, those have passed exam in December 2021, will also eligible to apply for the IAT 2024.

Performance Criteria in Class 12th:

  • If candidates are awaited for their 12th result, will also be able to apply. However, candidates will need to satisfy minimum eligibility criteria.
  • In case of grades provided by the board, candidate must obtain a certificate from the board specifying the equivalent marks and submit it before the deadline.
  • In case, board/ school will not be able to provide a certificate, the percentage marks will be taken as follows:
     percentage marks = (CGPA or CPI Obtained X 100)/ PS
    where, PS will be the maximum value of point scale used by the resective board/ school.

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IISER 2024

IISER 2024 Application Form

Candidates those wish to apply for IISER need to appear for IISER Aptitude Test which will be conducted at various centers across the country.

Cutoff Percentage of different State and Center Board

Following below is the cut off mark of respective board as prescribed by IISER:

S.N.BOARDS/COUNCILSCut-off Marks (out of 500) for IISERs Admission
1Central Board Of Sec. Edu. (CBSE), New Delhi431420401385385
2Board Of Intermediate Education (Andhra Pradesh)469465452447447
3Assam Higher Secondary Education Council368364353322322
4Aligarh Muslim University Board Of Secondary & Sr. Sec. Education, AligarhNA*NA*NA*NA*NA*
5Bihar School Examination Board, Patna310305295299295
6Council For The Indian School Certificate Examinations, Delhi441424412381381
7Goa Board Of Sec. And Higher Sec.Education371355348349348
8Gujarat Sec. And Higher Sec. Education Board357335325299299
9Kerala Board Of Public Examinations447425402393393
10Board Of Sec. Education, Madhya Pradesh400391376360360
11Meghalaya Board Of School Education366337336345336
12Mizoram Board Of School Education364356332343332
13Nagaland Board Of School Education368368346340340
14Punjab School Education Board389387375366366
15Telangana State Board Of Intermediate Education, Nampally, Hyderabad468465454457454
16Tripura Board Of Secondary EducationNA*NA*NA*NA*NA*
17Maharashtra State Board Of Secondary And Higher Education342344325318318
18U.P. Board Of High School & Intermediate Education, U. P.358347339333333
19Board Of Secondary Education Rajasthan390391375368368
20Himachal Pradesh Board Of School Education Dharmashala, H. P.399388384383383
21Board Of School Education Haryana, Bhiwani405397381347347
22Council Of Higher Sec. Education, Manipur337340330358330
23Govt. Of Karnataka Dept. Of Pre-University Education, Karnataka419400346360346
24Council Of Higher Sec. Education, Odisha321321291266266
25Chhatisgarh Board Of Secondary Education375379355355355
26Jharkhand Academic Council, Ranchi314318300292292
27Jammu & Kashmir State Board Of School Education395383325303303
29Uttarakhand Board of School Education312310296292292
30West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Education347352327294294
31Tamil Nadu Board of Higher Secondary Education431432429409409
32National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS)343332327329327

Candidates are instructed to carefully check the IISER 2024 eligibility criteria in order to appear in the entrance test. If any candidate will find ineligible on a later stage their admission will be cancelled on the spot.

If you have any other queries regarding IISER 2024 Eligibility Criteria, you can ask your queries in the comment below.


  1. I have 6 subjects in class 12 cbse science stream with mass media as additional subject.Which 5 subjects are considered for calculating eligible criteria?

  2. I am 12th CBSE student and have also taken KVPY and will appear for JEE. If I apply through current opton for IAT with eligibility cut off marks of CBSE, can I apply again with KVPY and JEE rank, if I get better in KVPY & JEE?

  3. Sir, I have passed 10+2 exam through CBSE Board in 2020.Can I apply to appear for IISER 2022 entrance test?

    1. No, you can not apply. Candidates those have passed 10+2 with science stream in 2021 or 2022 with marks equal or above the cut off percentage in their respective boards will be eligible.

  4. Is there a age limit restriction in iiser exam and can someone from gap year able to appear for this test, what is overall eligibility actually???

  5. I have given my 12th std board exam this year from maharashtra. I have applied for JEE mains. So should I apply for scb also ? I am confused.please guide

  6. Is the board cutoff marks for only 1st year or including both years ? I am from andhra pradesh and i have scored 887 marks in total 2years please help me

  7. My subjects in 12 th are maths, physics, chemistry, computer science. Can I eligible to appear the IISER entrance test.

  8. Sir, I am going to appear 10+2 exam this year 2022. Can I eligible to appear the IISER entrance test

  9. Is there any upper age limit beyond which you are not eligible to take admission to IISER even if you qualify for admission ?

  10. I got 88.7 % in intermediate from Board of Intermediate education Andhra pradesh . Am i eligible for appearing through SCB channel for IISER Aptitude test

  11. Can i get addimition in IISER with 87% in 12th class with PCM group which entrance should i give to take addimition in IISER

    1. Step by step procedure for filing the application form will be updated in our article after the confirmation from authority, till then stay tuned and keep checking our article regularly for latest updates.

  12. I am complete my board exam of class 12 but my result is not declared because of pandemic my board exam will be cancelled so can I eligible to appearing IISER exam 2021. Please send me your reply..

  13. I got 76 percent in class 12th
    and 89 percent in class 10th cbse board in 2020,obc ncl categorym. Am l eligible for iiser entrance exam 2021?

  14. How our mark is converted to 500 but actually we are writing it for 600 in our board and in some of ur websites cut off for tn board is given as 95% in some others it is given as 437 which is true

  15. for Tamilnadu board cut off marks is 431 out of 500. how much shud i score in class 12 board exam which is out of 600. what does gen-EWS AND OBC-NCL MEAN ? WHAT IS NON CREAMY LAYER ?

  16. Cut off marks relaxed to 60percent last year due to COVID.I secured 76percent in 10+2 last year.Can I eligible for IISER 2021 if it is relaxed this year also.

  17. If I cancel my IISER admission by refunding my seat acceptance fee, then shall I be eligible to get IISER next year by giving the exam?

    1. IISER 2020 Application Forms are close now and IISER 2021 Eligibility Criteria is yet to declare, so you can wait till then.

  18. I have secured 74.4 per cent marks in CBSE in I eligible for appearing in iiser exam 2020 ? Please let me know.

  19. Sir I jwalit already applied online date at (16-04-2020)in iiser throw SCB Channel. we are not get any intimation. In 12th board CBSE Science out of 476/500 score.we can’t apploed 12th marks also. Please give answer.

  20. I have applied for iiser admission . is it necessary to inform the marks? If it so how can l give it?

  21. I’ve scored 429/500 in ISC board, will I be able to sit for the IAT exams, if yes then will I be eligible for admission if I get a descent score at IAT 2020.

  22. sir i am from maharashtra in HSC 2020 i got 345/500 (OBC) then i am eligible or not plz conformation message sir

  23. I paid the application fee. But yesterday I got my plus two result But I have only 80 percentage marks. So can I return my application fees.

  24. sir , if i am applying for scb and kvpy for iiser. what is the fee for applying both ……….for both is 2000 or for one channel 2000….because in diff website diff ans that for scb-2000 and kvpy 1000………..
    kindly reply early as possible.!

    1. General category candidates will have to submit Rs. 2000/- while SC/ST & Kashmiri Migrants will have to submit Rs. 1000/-.

  25. Sir, I am going to appear 10+2 exam this year. Can I eligible to appear the IISER entrance test

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