IISER 2017 will be conducted for admission to any of seven IISERs set up by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. It is mandatory for candidates to qualify the Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research Entrance Exam 2017 to take admission to BS-MS degree offered by these IISERs. BS-MS is a five-year degree program for bright and motivated undergraduate science students.
To know more about IISER entrance exam 2017, read further.
The candidates who have passed 12th in 2016 (with Science stream) are eligible to apply. However, candidates appearing for 12th boards this year are also eligible to apply for IISER 2017.
Below check the detailed eligibility conditions for IISER 2017.
There are three channels of admission. Candidates will be admitted to IISER only through these channels.
Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) channel
Joint Entrance Examination of Indian Institutes of Technology (JEE) channel
State and Central Boards Channel (SCB) channel
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 the 2017-18 academic session are eligible to apply for admissions. Additional cut-off criteria may be applicable.
Candidates in General category securing a rank within 10000 in the Common Rank List (CRL) of JEE Advanced 2017 are eligible to apply. For candidates belonging to reserved category (OBCNC, SC, ST, PD), their category rank would be used. Additional cut-off criteria may be applicable.
Students who have passed (10+2) level with science stream in 2016 or 2017 with marks equal or above the cut-off percentage in their respective boards as given in the table below are eligible to apply. For the candidates belonging to the Non-Creamy Layer of the Other Backward Classes (OBCNC) and Persons with Disability (PD) categories, there is a 5% relaxation. The cut-off percentage for the Scheduled Castes (SC), the Scheduled Tribes (ST) and Kashmiri Migrants (KM) candidates is 55% in (10+2) level for all boards. Students applying through SCB channel will have to appear in the IISER Aptitude Test which will be conducted at various centers across the country. To calculate your percentage of marks obtained use your board’s method.
Name of Board
Name of Board
IISER 2017 syllabus is generally based on the NCERT syllabus for classes XI and XII.
Below you can check the detailed IISER 2017 syllabus.
Relations and functions
Inverse Trigonometric Functions
Principle of Mathematical Induction
Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations
Permutations and Combinations
Sequences and Series
Introduction to Three Dimensional Geometry
Limits and Derivatives
Continuity and Differentiability
Application of Derivatives
Applications of integrals
Physical World and Measurement
Laws of Motion
Work, Energy, and Power
Motion of Systems of Particles and Rigid body
Properties of bulk matter
Behavior of perfect gas and kinetic energy
Magnetic effect of current and magnetism
Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter
Some Basic Concept of Chemistry
Structure of Atom
Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties
Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
States of Matter
The s-block Elements
The p-block Elements
Organic Chemistry – Some Basic Principles and Techniques
The solid state
General principles and processes of isolation of elements
The p-block elements
The d- & f-block elements
Haloalkanes and haloarenes
Alcohols, phenols, and ethers
Aldehydes, ketones and carboxylic acids
Organic compounds containing nitrogens
Chemistry in everyday life
Diversity in the living world
Structural organization in animals and plants
Cell structure and function
Genetics and evolution
Biology and human welfare
Biotechnology and its application
Ecology and environment
Candidates are required to apply online for the test.
There are three channels available for admission into IISER:
KVPY (Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana),
JEE (Indian Institute of Technology JEE Advanced) and
SCB (State and Central Boards).
Candidates can apply for admission through more than one channels, provided you meet the required eligibility criteria.
Each channel requires a separate online application and payment of application fees.
Candidates are required to apply through the online form available on the official website. IISER 2017 application form will be displayed on the official website on the given date.
The application fee for IISER 2017 is Rs. 2000/- for the OBCNC and general category candidates.
For candidates applying under SC/ST category, Kashmiri Migrants and physically handicapped candidates, IISER 2017 application fee would be Rs. 1000/-.
The IISER 2017 application fee will be non-refundable. All payments will be accepted through secure payment gateway on the IISER 2017 application portal.
IISER 2017 exam pattern is mentioned in detail below:
• Multiple-choice questions in four subjects –- Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics with equal weightage
• 15 questions in each subject (total: 60)
• Duration: 180 minutes
• Evaluation: +3 (correct response), 0 (no response), -1 (wrong response)
IISER 2017 result will be displayed on the official website on the given date.
IISER 2017 Application Open for All Channels
Last Date for Applications Through KVPY Channel
Seat Allocation Begins for KVPY Channel
Last Date for Applications Through SCB Channel
Last Date for Applications Through JEE Channel and Seat Allocation Begins for JEE Channel
IISER Aptitude Test for SCB Channel
Results of the Aptitude Test
Category: Science + Mathematics