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Indian Institutes of Science Education & Research (IISER) Aptitude Test 2020 Exam Dates Released

Notification Date:2019-10-29
Expiry Date:2020-11-30
  • The Government of India has established IISERs 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 science.
  • 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.

Courses Offered:

BS-MS Dual Degree Program:

  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemical Sciences
  • Data Science
  • Earth & Climate Sciences/ Earth & Environmental Sciences
  • Economic Sciences
  • Engineering Sciences (Chemical Engineering, Data Science & Engineering, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Engineering)
  • Geological Sciences
  • Physical Sciences

BS# Degree Program:

  • # Four-year BS program in Engineering Sciences and Economics only at IISER Bhopal.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Candidates who have passed 10+2 or equivalent level exam with science stream in 2019 or 2020 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.

KVPY Channel:

  • Candidates having a valid KVPY fellowship commencing from 2020-21 academic session are eligible to apply for admissions.
  • Additional cut-off criteria for marks obtained in 10+2 board examination is also applicable.

JEE-Advanced Channel:

  • Candidates in General category securing a rank within 10000 in the Common Rank List (CRL) of JEE Advanced 2020 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.

SCB Channel

  • Students who have passed 10+2 level with science stream in 2019 or 2020 are eligible to apply for admissions and appear for IAT 2020.
  • However, they will be considered for admissions to the degree programmes only if they obtain the cut-off marks specified for their board.
  • Must have passed English in the '10+2' examination with at least 30% marks.
  • 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.

Syllabus:

Mathematics

1. Sets
2. Relations and functions
3. Trigonometric Functions
4. Inverse Trigonometric Functions
5. Principle of Mathematical Induction
6. Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations
7. Linear Inequalities
8. Permutations and Combinations
9. Binomial Theorem
10. Sequences and Series
11. Straight Lines
12. Conic Sections
13. Introduction to Three Dimensional Geometry
14. Limits and Derivatives
15. Mathematical Reasoning
16. Statistics
17. Probability
18. Matrices
19. Determinants
20. Continuity and Differentiability
21. Application of Derivatives
22. Integrals
23. Applications of integrals
24. Differential equations
25. Vectors
26. Three dimensional geometry
27. Linear Programming

Physics

1. Physical World and Measurement
2. Kinematics
3. Laws of Motion
4. Work, Energy and Power
5. Motion of Systems of Particles and Rigid body
6. Gravitation
7. Properties of bulk matter
8. Thermodynamics
9. Behavior of perfect gas and kinetic energy
10. Oscillations
11. Waves
12. Electrostatics
13. Current Electricity
14. Magnetic effect of current and magnetism
15. Electromagnetic Induction
16. Alternating Current
17. Electromagnetic Waves
18. Optics
19. Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter
20. Atoms
21. Nuclei
22. Electronic devices
23. Communication Systems

Chemistry

1. Some Basic Concept of Chemistry
2. Structure of Atom
3. Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties
4. Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
5. States of Matter
6. Thermodynamics
7. Equilibrium
8. Redox Reactions
9. Hydrogen
10. The s-block Elements
11. The p-block Elements
12. Organic Chemistry - Some Basic Principles and Techniques
13. Hydrocarbons
14. Environmental Chemistry
15. The solid state
16. Solutions
17. Electrochemistry
18. Chemical Kinetics
19. Surface chemistry
20. General principles and processes of isolation of elements
21. The p-block elements
22. The d- & f-block elements
23. Coordination compounds
24. Haloalkanes and haloarenes
25. Alcohols, phenols and ethers
26. Aldehydes, ketones and carboxylic acids
27. Organic compounds containing nitrogens
28. Biomolecules
29. Polymers
30. Chemistry in everyday life

Biology

1. Diversity in the living world
2. Structural organization in animals and plants
3. Cell structure and function
4. Plant physiology
5. Human physiology
6. Reproduction
7. Genetics and evolution
8. Biology and human welfare
9. Biotechnology and its application
10. Ecology and environment

Examination Centers:

ANDHRA PRADESH

1. Anantapur
2. Eluru
3. Guntur
4. Kakinada
5. Kurnool
6. Nellore
7. Rajahmundry
8. Tirupati
9. Vijayawada
10. Visakhapatnam
11. Vizianagaram

ARUNACHAL PRADESH

1. Naharlagun

ASSAM

1. Dibrugarh
2. Guwahati
3. Jorhat
4. Silchar
5. Tezpur

BIHAR

1. Aurangabad
2. Bhagalpur
3. Darbhanga
4. Gaya
5. Muzaffarpur
6. Patna
7. Samastipur

CHANDIGARH

1. Chandigarh
2. Bhilai
3. Bilaspur
4. Raipur

DELHI

Delhi
New Delhi

GOA

1. Madgaon
2. Panaji

GUJARAT

1. Ahmedabad
2. Bhavnagar
3. Gandhinagar
4. Rajkot
5. Surat
6. Vadodara

HARYANA

1. Ambala
2. Bahadurgarh
3. Gurugram
4. Hisar
5. Karnal
6. Kurukshetra
7. Panipat

HIMACHAL PRADESH

1. Hamirpur
2. Kangra
3. Shimla

JAMMU & KASHMIR

1. Jammu

JHARKHAND

1. Bokaro
2. Dhanbad
3. Jamshedpur
4. Ranchi

KARNATAKA

1. Bengaluru
2. Dharwad
3. Gulbarga
4. Hubballi(Hubli)
5. Mangaluru(Mangalore)
6. Mysuru(Mysore)
7. Shivamogga

KERALA

1. Alappuzha
2. Idukki
3. Kannur
4. Kasargod
5. Kochi(Ernakulam)
6. Kollam
7. Kottayam
8. Kozhikode
9. Malappuram
10. Palakkad
11. Pathanamthitta
12. Thrissur
13. Trivandrum
14. Wayanad

MADHYA PRADESH

1. Bhopal
2. Indore
3. Jabalpur
4. Gwalior
5. Satna

MAHARASHTRA

1. Amravati
2. Aurangabad
3. Kolhapur
4. Mumbai
5. Nagpur
6. Nasik
7. Navi Mumbai
8. Pune

MANIPUR

1. Imphal

MEGHALAYA

1. Shillong

MIZORAM

1. Aizawl

NAGALAND

1. Kohima

ODISHA

1. Berhampur
2. Bhubaneswar
3. Cuttack
4. Rourkela

PUNJAB

1. Amritsar
2. Batinda
3. Jalandhar
4. Ludhiana
5. Mohali
6. Patiala

PUDUCHERRY

1. Puducherry

RAJASTHAN

1. Ajmer
2. Alwar
3. Bikaner
4. Jaipur
5. Jodhpur
6. Udaipur

SIKKIM

1. Sikkim

TAMILNADU

1. Chennai
2. Coimbatore
3. Kanyakumari
4. Madurai
5. Nagercoil
6. Salem
7. Tirunelveli
8. Tiruchirappalli
9. Thoothukudi
10. Tiruppur
11. Virudhunagar

TELANGANA

1. Hyderabad
2. Karimnagar
3. Khammam
4. Mahbubnagar
5. Nizamabad
6. Warangal

TRIPURA

1. Agartala

UTTARAKHAND

1. Dehradun
2. Haldwani
3. Haridwar
4. Roorkee

UTTAR PRADESH

1. Agra
2. Allahabad
3. Bareilly
4. Faizabad
5. Gorakhpur
6. Jhansi
7. Kanpur
8. Lucknow
9. Noida
10. Varanasi

WEST BENGAL

1. Asansol
2. Durgapur
3. Hooghly
4. Kalyani
5. Kharagpur
6. Kolkata
7. Siliguri

ANDAMAN & NICOBAR ISLANDS

1. Port Blair

Important Dates:

Date Activity
KVPY JEE SCB
March 23, 2020 Application portal goes live at 11 AM (accessible via www.iiseradmission.in)
April 24, 2020 Application portal opens at 11 AM
April 30, 2020 Application portal closes at 5 PM
May 18, 2020 Downloading the Hall Ticket
May 22, 2020 Last date of Uploading XII Marks and Category Certificate. Application portal closes at 5 PM Last date of Uploading XII Marks & Category Certificate closes at 5 PM
May 31, 2020 IISER Aptitude Test 9.00 AM to 12.00 Noon
June 1, 2020 First round of seat allotment. SAF begins with float/freeze Application portal opens at 11 AM Release of answer key
June 2, 2020 Response Sheet and Representation starts at 9AM
June 4, 2020 Response Sheet and Representation Ends at 5 PM
June 5, 2020 First round SAF closes at 5PM
June 6, 2020 Second round of seat allotment SAF begins with float/ freeze
June 8, 2020 Revised Answer key released at 5 PM if there is any change
June 10, 2020 Second round SAF closes at 5PM Last date of Uploading XII Marks and Category Certificate. Application portal closes at 5 PM
June 11, 2020 First round of seat allotment SAF begins with float/ freeze
June 15, 2020 First round SAF closes at 5PM
June 16, 2020 Second round of seat allotment SAF begins with float/freeze
June 20, 2020 Second round SAF closes at 5PM
June 22, 2020 First round of seat allotment SAF begins with float/ freeze
June 26, 2020 First round SAF closes at 5PM
July 27, 2020 Second round of seat allotment SAF begins with float/freeze
July 01, 2020 Second round SAF closes at 5PM
July 02, 2020 Third round of seat allotment SAF begins with float/freeze
July 06, 2020 Third round SAF closes at 5PM
July 08, 2020 Fourth round of seat allotment SAF begins with float/ freeze
July 12, 2020 Fourth round SAF closes at 5PM
July 14, 2020 Withdrawal of SAF closes at 5PM Withdrawal of SAF closes at 5PM Withdrawal of SAF closes at 5PM
July 15, 2020 Fifth and Final round of seat allotment SAF begins with freeze only
July 19, 2020 Fifth round SAF closes at 5PM; Channel Counselling Closed
July 29, 2020 Reporting at allotted IISER for registration Reporting at allotted IISER for registration Reporting at allotted IISER for registration
August 03, 2020 Tentative date of commencement of classes Tentative date of commencement of classes Tentative date of commencement of classes

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