IISER Admission 2023 Entrance Exam Date, Application Form, Eligibility

IISER Admission 2023: Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER 2023) is one of the famous Institutions of India. On the basis of KVPY exam (Kishor Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana) & JEE Advanced exam, IISER Admission will be based and these offer education in the field of science & research. In India, there are seven IISER Institutions located in Kolkata, Mohali, Thiruvananthapuram, Pune, Bhopal, Tirupati & Berhampur. These Institutions impart 5-year dual degree course known as BS-MS Programme. Check all the detailed information about IISER Admission 2023 below.

IISER Admission Updates

Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research, Bhopal Ph.D Application process has been started for the July 2022 Session, Interested candidates can apply till  7th April 2023.

Ph.D Admission 2022 Details at IISER Bhopal

Ph.D Programmes in Biological Sciences, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Humanities and Social Sciences (English and Philosophy), Data Science and Engineering and Physics
Last Date to Apply 07 April 2022
Online Application Form Apply Here

IISER Admission 2023 Important Dates

For KVPY Channel

Starting of Application form last week of April 2023
Last date to submit 12th marks & category certificate last week of May 2023
Seat allocation process 1st week of June 2023

For JEE Advanced Channel

Starting of Application form 1st week of June 2023
Last date to submit 12th marks & category certificate 2nd week of June 2023
First seat allocation announcement 2nd week of June 2023

For SCB (Aptitude Test) Channel

Starting of Application form last week of March 2023
Submission of application form last week of April 2023
Admit card availability 2nd week of May 2023
Last date to submit 12th marks & category certificate 3rd week of May 2023
IISER Aptitude exam 2023 last week of May 2023
Release of answer key 1st week of June 2023
Result announcement 1st week of June 2023
Counselling 3rd week of June 2023

Eligibility Criteria

KVPY Stream:

  • Indian National, PIO & OCI candidates are eligible to apply.
  • Candidates have a valid KVPY scholarship in commencing the session.

SCB Streams:

  • Indian National, PIO & OCI candidates are eligible to apply.
  • Passed 10+2 or intermediate examination with science stream in 2022 or 2023.
  • Candidates have to secure marks equal to or above the cut-off percentage on their respective boards.
  • The cut-off percentage marks are 55% in the 10+2 level for all boards for SC/ST/KM category candidates.
  • There is 5% relaxation in qualifying marks for the OBC-NC & PwD category.

JEE Advanced Stream:

  • Indian National, PIO & OCI candidates are eligible to apply.
  • Must qualify the JEE Advanced exam & secure a rank within 10000 in CRL (Common Rank List).
  • Their category rank will be considered, for OBC-NC/SC/ST/PwD category.

Application Fee

  • Candidates have to deposit Rs. 2000 as an application fee.
  • 1000 in case of SC/ST category & Kashmiri Migrants
  • The application fee can be paid through online mode. The fee will be non-refundable.

Exam Pattern

  • The questions will be multiple choice types.
  • KVPY Aptitude Test will be conducted through offline mode (pen-paper based).
  • 15 questions will be asked from each subject.
  • The duration of the exam will be 3 hours (10:00 AM to 1:00 PM).
  • The question paper will be comprised of PCMB subjects (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics & Biology).
  • The question paper will be of 180 marks.
  • 3 marks will be given to the candidates for each correct response.
  • For the incorrect answer, one mark will be deducted.
Subjects No. of Questions Total Marks
Physics 15 45
Chemistry 15 45
Mathematics 15 45
Biology 15 45
Total 60 180

Exam Centers

Bangalore, Bhubaneshwar, Bhopal, Baroda, Chennai, Calicut, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mohali, Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune, Thiruvananthapuram, Tirupati, Vijayawada, and Varanasi, etc.

Admit Card

  • The admit card of IISER 2023 will be issued from the Last week of June 2023 for an SCB channel through online mode.
  • Without an admit card, candidates will not be allowed to enter the exam center.
  • No other mode will be entertained to get the IISER 2023 Admit card.
  • Candidates have to bring a valid admit card.
  • Candidates also have to bring the filled application form, print copy in the examination hall.


  • Candidates can check their results of IISER 2023 from the 2nd week of July 2023 for SCB channel through online mode by entering their roll no. & registration id.
  • Candidates can register for allotment of seats, after the result declaration.
  • The seat will be allotted on the basis of merit secured in the exam.

Cut Off

Board Cut-Off (in percentage %) Board Cut-Off (in percentage %)
AMU 81.4 CISCE (ISC) 93.3
CBSE 88.3 Haryana 85.5
Gujarat 60.2 Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) 86.2
Himachal Pradesh 79.3 Madhya Pradesh 85.2
Jharkhand 60.0 Mizoram 63.8
Maharashtra 76.1 Orissa 68.6
Punjab 80.4 Rajasthan 76.9
Uttarakhand 66.1 Uttar Pradesh 74.3
Andhra Pradesh 94.8 West Bengal 75.9
Bihar 70.0

IISER Admission 2023

  • On the basis of JEE Advanced & KVPY scores, the 50% seats of IISERs Institutions will be filled.
  • The remaining seats will be filled through SCB (State & Central Boards) which is based on the IISER Aptitude Test 2023.
  • The conducting authority will not release any IISER cut-off list for admission.
  • The allotment of seats will be based on the candidate preferences, merit list, availability of seats.
  • Top candidates who qualify the KVPY & JEE Advanced exam will get admission into IISERs.

Documents Required at the time of IISER Admission 2023

  • Class 12th Mark sheet & Passing Certificate
  • Class 10th Mark sheet & Passing Certificate
  • IISER Aptitude Test 2023 Admit Card
  • A printed copy of the application form
  • Character Certificate
  • Category Certificate
  • Offer Letter
  • ID Proof

Check here: University Admission 2023


The syllabus of the IISER 2023 entrance exam will consist of Mathematics, Biology Physics and Chemistry subjects. The IISER 2023 Syllabus will comprise of Class 11th & 12th.

  • Physics: Work, Energy and Power, Gravitation, Properties of bulk matter, Physical World and Measurement, Kinematics, Laws of Motion, Thermodynamics, Oscillations, Waves, Electrostatics, Current Electricity, Electromagnetic Waves, Optics, Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter Electromagnetic Induction, Alternating -Current.
  • Mathematics: Permutations and Combinations, Binomial Theorem, Sets, Relations and Functions, Trigonometric Functions, Sequences and Series, Limits and Derivatives, Mathematical Reasoning, Continuity and Differentiability, Integrals, Applications of integrals, Statistics, Probability, Matrices, Determinants, Differential equations, Vectors, Three-dimensional geometry.
  • Biology: Structural organization in animals and plants, Diversity in the living world, Cell structure and function, Plant physiology, Human physiology, Biology and human welfare, Biotechnology and its application, Reproduction, Genetics, and Evolution, Ecology and environment.
  • Chemistry: Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure, States of Matter, Some Basic Concept of Chemistry, Structure of Atom, Thermodynamics, Redox Reactions, Hydrogen, Organic Chemistry, Hydrocarbons, Environmental Chemistry, The s-block Elements, The p-block Elements, The solid-state, Solutions, Electrochemistry, Chemical Kinetics, Organic compounds containing nitrogens, Biomolecules, Polymers, Chemistry in everyday life, Surface chemistry, The d- & f-block elements.

IISER Admission 2023: Important Points

  • The admission into IISERs will be based on the IISER Aptitude Test, KVPY & JEE Advanced.
  • All IISERs admit students through a common application form.
  • You can apply through more than one stream, i.e. KVPY, JEE Advanced & SCB channel.
  • You may apply to IISERs through multiple channels provided you meet the eligibility criteria for each of the channels you want to apply through. It requires a separate application and payment of application fee for each channel.
  • The application form will be filled through online mode from the 4th week of May 2023.
  • You will be asked to give your preferences in the online application form. The details of the application procedure will be announced on this website in due course.
  • The IISER exam will be held through offline mode. The duration of the exam will be 3 hours. For more details, check the exam pattern section above.
  • You can apply if you do not have Biology/Mathematics at +2 level.

Check here official details of IISER Admission 2023: https://www.iiseradmission.in/

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