Amendments to BS/BS-MS Admission 2020

Due to Covid-19, the following amendments are made in the IISER Admissions 2020 as one time exception.

  • The cut-off marks in 10+2 as eligibility for IISER Admissions 2020 is modified as follows: either 60% marks in aggregate or equivalent grade for General/ OBC and OBC-NCL categories and 55% for SC/ST/PWD in any boards or the cut-off marks already announced for each of the boards in the admission website, whichever is lower.
  • The last date for receiving online applications is extended up to 16th August 2020.
UPDATE ! Last date for receiving online SCB/KVPY application is extended to August 16, 2020.      UPDATE ! IISER Aptitude Test 2020 has been postponed. New test date will be announced later      UPDATE ! Revised Time line for IISER Admission 2020.      UPDATE ! Cut-off marks for the year 2020 is released.     

Syllabus

Syllabus for the IISER aptitude test is given below. The syllabus generally follows the NCERT syllabus for classes XI and XII. You can find some sample question papers here

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