IISER Aptitude Test (IAT) 2019 Notification Released
The Government of India has established Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER) at Berhampur, Bhopal, Kolkata, Mohali, Pune, Thiruvananthapuram and Tirupati to integrate and promote interdisciplinary science education and research. Over the years IISERs have been successfully attracting talented young minds. An overarching goal of the IISERs is to enable students to shape the nation by inventing and implementing sustainable solutions for societal problems through research in sciences. This is being achieved by our faculty of international repute together with bright students. In a short span of time IISERs have generated an incredible amount of intellectual property in the form of publications and patents.
BS-MS (Dual Degree)
Earth and Environmental Sciences.
Candidates who have passed 10+2 or equivalent level exam with science stream in 2018 or 2019 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.
Candidates having a valid KVPY fellowship commencing from 2019-20 academic session are eligible to apply for admissions. Additional cut-off criteria for marks obtained in 10+2 board examination is also applicable.
Candidates in General category securing a rank within 10000 in the Common Rank List (CRL) of JEE Advanced 2019 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.
Students who have passed 10+2 level with science stream in 2018 or 2019 are eligible to apply for admissions and appear for IAT 2019.
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.
Mode of Exam: Online
For General/ OBC Candidates: Rs. 2000/-
For SC/ ST and PD Candidates: Rs. 1000/-
KVPY scholars admitted to IISERs would draw fellowship as per KVPY norms. In addition, a limited number of INSPIRE scholarships will be available for candidates admitted through JEE Advanced and SCB channel as applicable as per the norms prescribed by DST INSPIRE scheme. This supersedes all earlier announcements regarding scholarship.
|Dates||KVYP Channel||JEE Advanced Channel||SCB Channel|
|Sunday, March 31, 2019||Application portal opens|
|Sunday, April 28, 2019||Application portal closes at 5 PM|
|Monday, May 20, 2019||Downloading of hall tickets begins (tentative – earlier start date is likely)|
|Sunday, May 26, 2019||Application portal opens at 9 AM (tentative)|
|Sunday, June 02, 2019||IISER Aptitude Test during 11 AM-2PM (tentative)|
|Saturday, June 15, 2019||Application portal opens at 9 AM (tentative)|
|Thursday, June 20, 2019||Application portal closes at 5 PM (tentative)||Application portal closes at 5 PM (tentative)|