IISER Aptitude test Question Paper (Out), Paper Analysis, Answer Key, Admit Card, Exam Dates, Cut off, College Predictor
Exam Date (June 17, 2024)

About IISER (Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research)

Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER) is an autonomous Institutions which was established under Ministry of Education, Govt. of India to promote and integrate interdisciplinary science research and education. Students are offered admission in different IISERs located in Thiruvananthapuram, Mohali, Tirupati, Bhopal, Kolkata, Berhampur and Pune.

IISER (Institutes of Science Education & Research) exam takes place every year, through which students are offered admission to 5 years BS-MS & 4 years BS programs in various disciplines. In general, IISER provides admission via three channels – JEE Advanced channel, KVPY channel & IISER Aptitude test (IAT) channel.

About IISER Aptitude test Exam
Exam Name IISER Aptitude test
IISER Aptitude test Full form Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research Aptitude test
Exam Level National
Conducting Body Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research
Category Bachelor
Mode of Application Online
IISER Aptitude test  Application Form

Eligibility Criteria:

Students must be an Indian citizen or PIO or OCI. Foreign candidates can apply for admission only through the JEE Advanced channel and not through IISER Aptitude test (IAT).

Students must have completed class 10+2 with science stream and must have studied Biology, Chemistry and Physics as compulsory subjects from a recognized board are eligible to apply.

GEN/OBC students and OBC-NCL candidates must have obtained at least 60% marks whereas SC/ST/PwD students must have obtained at least 55% marks in aggregate.

The minimum age required to apply for the IISER Aptitude test (IAT) is 17 years.

Reservation Policy: -

Reservation policies for admission in IISER (Institutes of Science Education & Research)  as mandated by Govt. of India will apply.

Scheduled Tribe (ST) – 7.5% of seats

Scheduled Caste (SC) – 15% of seats

Students belonging to the Non-Creamy Layer (OBC-NCL) – 27% of seats

 Candidates with PwD (Persons with Disability) with 40% impairment – 5% of seats (supernumerary)

Economically Weaker Section (EWS) — up to 10%

Kashmiri Migrants — 3 seats

Application Form Fill-out Process:

Applicants are required to apply through the E-application process (online) only. Last date for registration for this academic year is over. Candidates can apply next year by following the process given below.

  1. Visit the official website of IISER.
  2. After that click on the IAT online Tab link.
  3. Read the instructions carefully before filling out the online application form.
  4. Fill-up all the necessary details in the application form carefully.
  5. Upload your signature, scanned photograph, thumb impression and all the necessary documents in the application form.
  6. Pay the application fee via online mode.
  7. Submit the application form before the last date of registration.

Application Fees

Rs.2,000/- for students applying under EWS, General and OBC-NCL categories.

Rs. 8,500/- for foreign nationals.

Rs.1,000/- for students applying under persons registered as Kashmiri migrants, persons with disabilities and SC/ST category.

Application fee is non-transferrable/non-refundable

Given below is a list of certificates/documents required at the time of online application for IAT 2024 and it must be scanned copies to be uploaded. The formats of the documents/certificates are given below.


File Size


Up to 200 KB


Up to 200 KB

Photo ID

200 KB - Up to 1 MB

SC/ST/OBC-NCL/EWS Certificate

200 KB - Up to 1 MB

12th Marksheet

200 KB - Up to 1 MB

10th Marksheet

200 KB - Up to 1 MB

PwD Certificate

200 KB - Up to 1 MB

NRI/OCI/ PIO/Foreign National Citizenship supporting document

200 KB - Up to 1 MB

Kashmiri Migrant Certificate

200 KB - Up to 1 MB

All other certificates/Forms

200 KB - Up to 1 MB

IISER Aptitude test  Syllabus

Syllabus: -The IAT exam syllabus generally follows the NCERT for classes XI and XII.


Structural organization in animals and plants

Diversity in the living world

Cell structure and function

Human physiology

Plant and Animal physiology

Genetics and evolution


Biology and human welfare

Ecology and environment

Biotechnology and its application


Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties

Environmental Chemistry


Structure of the Atom

Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure


States of Matter



Redox Reactions

The s-block Elements

Organic Chemistry – Some Basic Principles and Techniques

The p-block Elements

The solid state


Chemical Kinetics


Surface chemistry

Coordination compounds

General principles and processes of isolation of elements

The d- & f-block elements

Haloalkanes and haloarenes

Aldehydes, ketones and carboxylic acids

Alcohols, phenols and ethers

Organic compounds containing nitrogens



Chemistry in everyday life


Relations and functions


Trigonometric Functions

Principle of Mathematical Induction

Inverse Trigonometric Functions

Linear Inequalities

Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations

Permutations and Combinations

Sequences and Series

Binomial Theorem

Conic Sections

Straight Lines

Three-Dimensional Geometry

Mathematical Reasoning

Limits and Derivatives





Application of Derivatives

Continuity and Differentiability


Differential equations

Applications of integrals


Linear Programming

Physical World and Measurement


Laws of Motion


Motion of Systems of Particles and Rigid body

Work, Energy and Power



Properties of bulk matter


Behaviour of perfect gas and kinetic energy


Current Electricity


Magnetic effect of current and magnetism

Alternating Current

Electromagnetic Induction

Electromagnetic Waves

Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter


Electronic devices


Communication Systems


IISER Aptitude test  Exam Dates

Exam Dates:

The IISER IAT 2024 is an entrance exam conducted by Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER) for admission to 5 years BS-MS & 4 years BS programs in campuses of IISER such as Thiruvananthapuram, Mohali, Tirupati, Bhopal, Kolkata, Berhampur and Pune.

The exam is a computer-based test (online) that has been conducted in various cities across India. Students wishing to appear for the exam must meet the eligibility conditions of the exam. IISER IAT 2024 has been conducted on June 17, 2024 and results had declared on 3 July 2024.

Application Portal opens for applications

April 15, 2024

Last date for online applications

May 25, 2024

Corrections in application form  

May 28, 2024

Release of Hall Ticket for IAT

June 10, 2024

IISER Aptitude Test

June 17, 2024

Display of answer keys

June 17, 2024

Upload of student's response form

June 20, 2024

Portal opens to file objections

June 20, 2024

Last date to file objections

June 22, 2024

Display of final answer keys

June 30, 2024

IAT result publication

July 3, 2024


IISER Aptitude test  Admit Card

Exam Admit Card:

The IISER IAT Exam 2024 Admit Card was available on the IISER official website on June 10, 2024. Students can access their hall ticket by logging in with their login id and password.

Steps to Get Admit card:

  1. Go to the official website of IISER
  2. Then after click on the "IAT Admit Card" link.
  3. Enter your login id and password.
  4. Click on the "Submit" button.
  5. Admit card/Hall ticket will be shown on the screen.
  6. Download and print your Admit card/Hall ticket for future reference.

Students are suggested to carry their admit card to the exam centre on exam date. Without the admit-card, students are not permitted for the exam.

IISER Aptitude test  Exam Centres

Exam Centres:

IISER IAT exam 2024 centres include cities such as Bhopal, Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Calicut, Delhi, Hyderabad, Guwahati, Kolkata, Nagpur, Mumbai, Pune, Tirupati, Thiruvananthapuram, Vijayawada and Varanasi.

The total number of seats available for BS-MS/BS courses is 1838, each IISER having the following number of seats distribution.

BS-MS Course

Number of Seats

IISER Bhopal


IISER Berhampur


IISER Kolkata




IISER Mohali


IISER Thiruvananthapuram


IISER Tirupati




IISER Aptitude test  Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern:

IISER Aptitude Test (IAT) will be organized as a computer-based test (online mode) in centres across India.

IAT will comprises of total 60 questions, 15 questions each from Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics.

Time duration for answering the IISER Aptitude Test (IAT) will be 180 minutes. Types of Questions will be of objective types i.e., multiple-choice type with only one correct answer.

IISER Aptitude Test (IAT) maximum marks will be 240.

Every wrong answer will lead to the deduction of 1 mark.

Every correct answer will be awarded 4 marks.

Unanswered questions will be awarded 0 mark.

IISER Aptitude test  Result

Exam Result:

The IISER IAT Exam Result 2024 has been declared on the official website of IISER July 3, 2024.  Aspirants can check their results by using their login id and password.

Steps to get Result:

  1. Go to the official website of IISER.
  2. Then after click on the " IAT Exam Result " link.
  3. Enter your login id and password.
  4. There is “Submit" button option click on it.
  5. Your result will be appeared on the screen.
  6. For future reference download your result.

The following Institutions use IISER Aptitude Test (IAT) for admitting candidates to their courses as specified below.

BS-Medical Sciences and Engineering course of IITM (Indian Institute of Technology Madras).

Bachelor of Science (Research) course of IISc (Indian Institute of Science), Bangalore.

IISER Aptitude test  Cut Off

Exam Cut-off:

The cut-off for IISER IAT 2024 Exam will be affected by a number of factors and it is also important to note that the cut-off marks vary every year.

The number of students applied for the exam.

The number of students appeared in the IISER IAT 2024.

Availability of Seats.

Lasts year’s IISER IAT 2024 cut-off scores.

The number of students qualified in the exam.

The difficulty level of the entrance exam

The details mentioned above including the application registration process, exam dates, eligibility conditions, exam pattern, syllabus is based on analysis and statistics. Students are advised to refer to the official website on a regular basis for latest updates and notifications.


Students having any queries regarding Technical Problems and other problems including admissions can call the helpline or email on the given email addresses:

The Chairperson

Joint Admissions Committee 2024

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Mohali

Sector 81, SAS Nagar, Knowledge City, Punjab (140306)

Email Id: ask-jac2024@iisermohali.ac.in