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IISER Application Form – Dates, How to Apply through KVPY, SCB & JEE-A

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According to the official notification, IISER application form for admission through KVPY channel and the SCB channel is available until July 8, 2020. Moreover, IISER application form date for admission through JEE Advanced channel solely depends on the schedule, which is still to be shared by IIT. The application fee for IISER admission is Rs. 2000, Rs. 1000, and USD 100 for candidates belonging to unreserved, reserved and foreign national categories, respectively.  

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research releases the IISER application form for admission into BS-MS (Bachelor of Science-Master of Science) dual-degree programme separately through three different channels – 

  1. Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojna (KVPY)
  2. State & Central Boards (SCB)
  3. JEE Advanced

Candidates can visit the official website (iiseradmission.in) to fill the IISER application form 2020

Those aspirants who submit the IISER application form successfully before the last date will be eligible to  participate in the admission process. Candidates must also satisfy the IISER eligibility criteria (of the particular channel through which they choose to get admission) to submit the application form. 

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Latest Update The application portal for IISER admission through KVPY and SCB channel is active until July 8, 2020. Notification for the same displays on the official website as follows:

IISER Application Form – Channels of Admission

Candidates will have three options through which they can participate in the IISER admission process. IISER offers BS-MS degree at its seven campuses via one of the following channels:

  1. Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) 
  2. Indian Institute of Technology – Joint Entrance Examination (JEE-Advanced) 
  3. State and Central Boards (SCB)

Important Note: Candidates can apply for IISER admission through more than one channel or all the channels.

IISER Application Form – Important Dates

The IISER application form schedule for all three channels is different. Find the important dates for IISER application form in the table below:

Key Dates of IISER Application Form 2020

Events Important Dates for KVPY channel Important Dates forIIT-JEE channel Important Dates for SCB channel
Start of online application form April 24, 2020 IISER will announce the date soon March 23, 2020
Last Date to fill the application form July 8, 2020 IISER will announce the date soon July 8, 2020
Issuance of admit card IISER will announce the date soon
IAT Date August 12, 2020

Candidates must keep track of the important dates for the IISER application form by visiting this page frequently. 

Read More : IISER Admission Schedule – Key Dates for KVPY, SCB, IIT-JEE Channels

IISER Application Form – Eligibility for IISER Registration

The eligibility criteria for filling the IISER application form varies from all the three channels. Channel- wise eligibility criteria for IISER admission is as follows.

Eligibility Criteria to apply for admission through KVPY Channel

  • Candidates having a KVPY Scholarship commencing from the academic year 2020-21 are eligible to apply through this channel
  • Candidates must also qualify a board cutoff defined by IISER. The marks scored by the candidates in 10+2 board examination should be equal to or more than the IISER board cutoff (set for different boards of school education).

Eligibility Criteria to apply for admission through JEE Advanced Channel

  • Candidates obtaining a rank/category within 10000 in the Common Rank List of JEE Advanced are eligible to apply through this channel
  • Also, candidates have to meet the additional cutoff marks (defined by IISER) for their respective board in 10+2 level examination 

Eligibility Criteria to apply for admission through SCB Channel

  • Candidates must have completed their 10+2 level education in 2019 or 2020 to apply for IISER admission through SCB channel in the year 2020
  • Candidates must qualify as per the cutoff marks (defined by IISER) for their respective boards
  • Moreover, aspirants applying through SCB channel have to qualify the IISER Aptitude Test (IAT) to secure their final admission

State-Wise Board Cutoff by IISER 

Name of Board* Cutoff Marks out of 500 (General/EwS)
Central Board Of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi 427
Board Of Intermediate Education (Andhra

Pradesh)

468
Assam Higher Secondary Education Council 362
Aligarh Muslim University Board Of

Secondary & Sr. Sec. Education, Aligarh

406
Bihar School Examination Board, Patna 319
Council For The Indian School Certificate

Examinations, Delhi

440
Goa Board Of Sec. And Higher Sec.Education 370
Gujarat Sec. And Higher Sec. Education Board 361
Kerala Board Of Public Examinations 447
Board Of Sec. Education, Madhya Pradesh 400
Meghalaya Board Of School Education 367
Mizoram Board Of School Education 360
Nagaland Board Of School Education 360
Punjab School Education Board 386
Telangana State Board Of Intermediate

Education, Nampally, Hyderabad

467
Tripura Board Of Secondary Education 354
Maharashtra State Board Of Secondary And

Higher Education

345
U.P. Board Of High School & Intermediate

Education, U. P.

342
Board Of Secondary Education Rajasthan 393
Himachal Pradesh Board Of School Education

Dharamshala, H. P.

401
Board Of School Education Haryana, Bhiwani 407
Council Of Higher Sec. Education, Manipur 311
Govt. Of Karnataka Dept. Of Pre-University

Education, Karnataka

449
Council Of Higher Sec. Education, Odisha 323
Chhattisgarh Board Of Secondary Education 378
Jharkhand Academic Council, Ranchi 320
Jammu & Kashmir State Board Of School

Education

395
Visva‐Bharati 379
Uttarakhand Board of School Education 316
West Bengal Council of Higher Secondary Educ 348
Tamil Nadu Board of Higher Secondary Education 437
National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) 341

*If your board is not listed in the table above, CBSE cutoff will be applicable to assess your board cutoff eligibility.  

Click here to check the board-wise additional cutoff score requirement for all the categories.

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IISER Application Form – Who all are ineligible to apply?

Candidates who are not eligible to apply through any channel for IISER admission are as follows:

  1. A candidate who has already taken admission in any of the IISERs
  2. A candidate who accepted the seat in any of the academic years but did not join
  3. A candidate whose admission at IISER was cancelled after joining, irrespective of the reason for cancellation

IISER Application Form – Internet Browser Guidelines

Candidates must use any of the following browsers with the latest versions to avoid any kind of hassles while filling the IISER application form online.

  • Internet Explorer (Version 11) OR
  • Mozilla Firefox (Version 50 and above) OR
  • Google Chrome (Version 50 and above)

IISER Application Form – Prerequisites

Candidates need to keep the following details and documents handy to fill the IISER application form seamlessly.  

  1. Soft copy of the class 12th mark sheet*
  2. Soft copy of the recent passport size colour photograph and signature as per the specifications
  3. A valid email ID and mobile number for registration
  4. Bank details for payment of application fee
  5. A valid government-approved photo ID

*Candidates whose results are not declared yet can upload the mark sheet later (within the specified deadline) 

IISER Application Form – Image Upload Specifications

Candidates have to upload multiple documents while filling the online application form. IISER prescribes certain formation and size for uploading documents . Check the table below to know the acceptable file size and format.

Image Specifications for Uploading Documents in IISER Application Form

Document Format File size
Class 12th mark sheet JPEG/JPG/PDF Up to 1 MB
Signature JPEG/JPG Up to 200 KB
Photograph JPEG/JPG Up to 200 KB

IISER Application Form – Registration Process

The application form for IISER 2020 has been released for a specified time period only.  Hence, candidates must know the stepwise procedure to apply online before the deadline. 

IISER Application Form  – Parts I & II

Candidates have to complete the IISER application form submission process in two parts, which are as follows:

  1. Part I – Common application form for all channels
    1. One time registration
    2. Entering personal details
    3. Entering qualification details
    4. Uploading documents
  2. Part II – Channel-wise application form
    1. Channel specific details
    2. Application fee payment

IISER Application Form – Common Application Form for all Channels

The first part of the IISER application form remains the same irrespective of the admission channel chosen by the candidate. The stepwise procedure to complete the common application form is as follows. 

ONE TIME REGISTRATION

Step 1 – Visit the official website for IISER admission, i.e. iiseradmission.in

Step 2 – Click on the hyperlink ‘live now (click here)’ on the homepage 

Step 3 – Click on the link reading ‘Apply Online (Click Here)’

Step 4 – Enter your basic details in the boxes with an asterisk symbol (*)

Step 5 – Click on the ‘Generate OTP’ button.

Step 6 – Enter the OTP and click the ‘Validate OTP’ button to proceed to enter the case sensitive captcha code

Step 7 – Click on the ‘Submit’ button to complete the registration

Click here to start your IISER registration

What after the completion of one-time registration?

  1. You will be able to view an application sequence number/user ID. The same credentials must be retained to perform future login attempts 
  2. You will receive an email consisting of your user ID and password
  3. In order to proceed further and fill the application form, use the login credentials which the IISER has sent via an email 

FILLING DETAILS IN IISER APPLICATION FORM

Step 1 – Login using your user ID and password

Step 2 – Click on the button reading ‘Go to Personal Details Form’ in the login dashboard

Step 3 – Enter all your details including personal details and qualification details

Step 4 – Upload photograph and signature by clicking ‘Click here to upload’

Step 5 – Browse the file from the system and upload the same

Once you see the text stating “File Uploaded Successfully” in green colour, you may proceed further with the completion of the application process

Step 6 – Click on the ‘I Agree’ checkbox to accept all the terms and conditions

Step 7 – Enter the case sensitive captcha code to get the following options: 

  1. Preview – Click the button with the ‘Preview’ option to check all the details in the application form
  2. Submit – Click the button with the ‘Submit’ option to proceed further with the application process

After clicking the ‘Submit’ option, you complete the common application form. Candidates may now proceed to fill the channel-specific IISER application form.

IISER Application Form  – Channel-Wise IISER Application Form

After the completion of the common application form, candidates have to provide channel-specific details. The stepwise procedure for all the three channels is as follows.

FILLING IISER APPLICATION FORM FOR ADMISSION THROUGH SCB CHANNEL

Step 1 – After submitting the common application form, candidates will be able to view different tabs of all the three channels as per the schedule

Step 2 – Click on the tab for SCB channel, and further, click on the button reading ‘Click here to fill application form’

Step 3 – You will be redirected to a new window wherein you have to choose five test centres in order of preference to appear for IISER Aptitude Test

Step 4 – Enter your desired courses and IISER campuses in order of preference

Step 5 – Choose the payment Gateway i.e. ICICI and click the checkbox against ‘I Agree’ to accept the declaration

Step 6 – Choose the mode of payment and click on ‘Proceed Now’ button to pay the application fee

FILLING IISER APPLICATION FORM FOR ADMISSION THROUGH KVPY CHANNEL

Step 1 – After submitting the common application form, candidates will be able to view two different tabs of SCB and KVPY

Step 2 – Click on the tab for KVPY channel, and further click on the button reading ‘Click here to fill application form’

Step 3 – Enter your KVPY scholarship details including the stream, seat number and application number

Step 4 – Choose the campus and course in order of preference

Step 5 – Choose the payment Gateway i.e. ICICI and click the checkbox against ‘I Agree’ to accept the declaration

Step 6 – Choose the mode of payment and click on ‘Proceed Now’ button to pay the application fee

FILLING IISER APPLICATION FORM FOR ADMISSION THROUGH IIT-JEE CHANNEL*

Step 1 – After filling the common application form, candidates will have to click on the JEE Advanced tab

Step 2 – Click on the button reading ‘Click here to fill application form’

Step 3 – Enter your details of the JEE Advanced 2020 including roll number, AIR, etc.

Step 4 – Choose the IISER campus and course in order of preference

Step 5 – Click on the ‘I Agree’ checkbox to accept terms and conditions

Step 6 – Pay the application fee in the requisite mode of payment

*IISER is yet to release the application form for admission through IIT-JEE channel. We will be updating this page in case of a change in the process

IISER Application Form – Application Fee

After completing the application form filling process, candidates have to pay a non-refundable application fee as per their category. 

IISER Application Fee 2020

Category Application Fee Amount
General/EwS/Kashmiri Migrants Rs. 2,000
OBC/OBC-NCL Rs. 2,000
SC/ST/PwD Rs. 1,000
Foreign Nationals USD 100

Important Note: Candidates choosing to fill the application form for admission through more than one channel have to pay the application fee for the respective channels separately

Modes of Payment 

  • UPI
  • Net Banking
  • Credit  Card
  • Debit  Card 

IISER Application Form – Details to be Entered

Candidates have to enter certain details while filling the part I & II of the IISER application form, which are as following:

Details to be filled in the registration form

  1. Name of the applicant as per the academic record
  2. Date of birth in the DD/MM/YYYY format
  3. Gender (Male/Female/Transgender)
  4. Mobile number

Personal details while filling the application form

  1. Father’s name
  2. Mother’s name
  3. Guardian’s name (Optional field)
  4. Category
  5. Applicant photo ID with ID number
  6. Disability status
  7. Kashmiri migrant or not
  8. Citizenship/immigration status
  9. Parent’s qualification
  10. Annual family income
  11. Alternate contact details
  12. Alternate Email ID (Optional field)
  13. Current address details

Qualification details while filling the application form

  1. Select year of passing SSLC
  2. Choose the name of the board
  3. Passing year of class 12th 
  4. Roll number of class 12th
  5. Qualifying exam name
  6. Board name
  7. Name and address of the institute
  8. Whether the institution is private or Government?
  9. Institute is at an Urban or Rural location?
  10. Result status
  11. Enter the percentage of marks
  12. Subject wise marks
  13. Whether studied Mathematics as a core subject in class 12th or not?

Other details to be filled in the IISER Application Form for SCB channel

  1. Five preferences of IAT centre
  2. Course and campus preference

Other details to be filled in the IISER Application Form for KVPY channel

  1. KVPY Stream (SA/SB/SX)
  2. KVPY qualifying rank
  3. KVPY seat number
  4. KVPY application number
  5. Course and campus preference

Other Details to be filled in the IISER Application Form for IIT-JEE channel

  1. JEE Advanced application number
  2. JEE Advanced roll number
  3. All India Rank
  4. Course and campus preference

IISER Application Form – Important Guidelines

  • The IISER application form is available in online mode only on the official website (iiseradmission.in.)
  • Candidates have to pay the application fee for each channel separately.
  • Candidates cannot use the same mobile number for a second IISER registration (in case applying through more than one channel).
  • Foreign nationals are only eligible to apply through the IIT-JEE channel for admission
  • IISER advises candidates to wait for 24 hours to proceed for the second payment attempt if they are not able to see the payment confirmation and the money has been debited.
  • In case the money has been debited twice, the extra money paid by the candidate will be refunded within seven working days to the payment source.
  • Candidates can use the same registration ID to apply for admission through all the three channels.
  • Do not refresh or click the back button before you see the payment success/failure message.
  • In case of any queries while filling the IISER application form, you can contact the IISER helpdesk via an email at –  IISER2020.helpdesk@gmail.com

IISER Application Form – How can I retrieve Login Credentials?

Steps to recover the IISER login credentials are as follows.

Step 1 – Visit the official login portal of IISER @ iiseradmission.in

Step 2 – Click on the link stating ‘Forgot Password?’

Step 3 – Enter your user ID in the specified box

Step 4 – Enter the case sensitive captcha code as shown in the image

Step 5 – You will receive an SMS with the password right after clicking on the ‘Get Password’ button

Step 6 – Use the password and the user ID to login to the IISER dashboard

Candidates can also check the email received at the time of registration. The email contains the User ID and the password

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IISER Application Form – FAQs

✔️ How can I fill the IISER application form?

Candidates will be able to fill the IISER application form in online mode only on the official website at iiseradmission.in. No other mode is available for filling the application form.

✔️ Can I fill the IISER application form for admission through more than one channel?

Yes, candidates can fill the IISER application form through all the three channels. Candidates have to use the same registration ID for applying through different channels. However, candidates have to pay the IISER application fee for all the three channels separately.

✔️ What is the application fee for IISER 2020?

Candidates belonging to General/EWS/OBC/OBC-NCL/KM have to pay an amount of Rs. 2,000 as the application fee. On the other hand, applicants belonging to SC/ST/PwD categories will have an application fee waiver of Rs. 1,000. Thus, such candidates have to pay only Rs. 1,000 as the application fee. Also, candidates applying as a foreign nationals have to pay USD 100 as IISER application fee.

✔️ What is the minimum score requirement in class 12th to be eligible for the IISER admission?

IISER notifies the class 12th board cutoff marks every year. If the marks of the candidate as per his/her respective board are less than the cutoff marks, he/she will not be eligible for admission. Cutoff scores of CBSE board will be applicable if the IISER board-wise cutoff list does not enlist your board’s name.

✔️ What if a candidate accidentally pays the application fee for one application multiple times?

In case a candidate has paid the application fee more than once, he/she must send the proof of payments to ask-jac2020@iisertvm.ac.in keeping the subject of the email as ‘Problem with application fee’. IISER will initiate the legitimate refunds within seven working days to the payment source.

✔️ I am an Overseas Citizen of India (OCI)/Person of Indian Origin (PIO) cardholder. Do I need to apply as a foreign candidate?

No. Candidates holding OCI/PIO cards have to apply as Indian nationals only. IISER will only consider candidates under the status of the foreign national who are not the citizens of India by birth, do not belong to PIO/OCI category, and whose parents are not citizens of India.

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