How Difficult is to Get Admission in IISc and IISER? Admission Process 2022

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IISc is the top institute of the country. IISc admits students who are top rankers in some of the prestigious entrance examinations like KVPY, JEE and NEET. So getting admission in IISc is as difficult as getting top ranks in these exams.

IISERs consider KVPY and JEE score, but not NEET. IISER also gives admission to students on the basis of its own aptitude test for science stream students who pass class 12 with marks equal or above the cut off percentage. If your concepts are strong, then it will be easy for you to clear the IISER aptitude test.

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IISc Admission Process for BS Program 2022

IISc Bangalore takes admission in BS program on the basis of KVPY, JEE Main, JEE Advanced and NEET-UG exams. To apply for admission in the Bachelor of Science (Research) i.e. BS program in IISc, eligible candidates should fill the online application form on IISc website till 30th June 2022.

IISc online application portal : IISc UG Admission

In 2021, candidates with All India Rank up to 230 (General category) in KVPY, JEE Main, JEE Advanced and NEET-UG were invited in IISc counseling process for admission in BS Program. You can see the required AIR in other categories here : IISc-UG Updates

FAQs about IISc UG Admissions

Can I get into IISc UG through the JEE Mains only?

Yes, you can get admission in IISc UG through JEE Main. If you score a very good rank in JEE Main but not in JEE Advanced, then you can get into IISc on the basis of JEE Main rank only.

Does IISc accept JEE Mains?

Yes, IISc accepts JEE Main for admission in undergraduate research programs.

What JEE rank is required for IISc?

Candidates should target AIR below 200 in either JEE Main or JEE Advanced to get admission in IISc.

Can I get into IISc through NEET?

Yes, you can get into IISc through NEET by securing a top rank in the medical entrance exam.

How much should I score in NEET to get into IISc?

You should score the top marks in NEET i.e. a rank below 220 to get into IISc.

What rank is required for IISC in KVPY?

A rank up to 220 in KVPY SA/SX is generally required for IISc.

Is it worth going to IISc?

Yes, it’s absolutely worth going to IISc. IISc is the top institute in the country for Science aspirants. IISc Bangalore is continuously ranking number 1 in NIRF (National Institutional Ranking Framework) rankings declared every year.

IISER Admission Process for BS and BS-MS Dual Degree Program

To promote high-quality science education, research, and training, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India, has set up seven Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISERs) at Berhampur, Bhopal, Kolkata, Mohali, Pune, Thiruvananthapuram, and Tirupati.

IISER takes admission on the basis of Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) and Joint Entrance Examination of Indian Institutes of Technology (JEE). Candidates having a valid KVPY fellowship will be eligible to apply for admissions. Candidates in General category securing a rank within 10000 in the Common Rank List (CRL) of JEE Advanced will be eligible to apply.

IISER Aptitude Test for Admission

You can also take admission in IISER through SCB Channel (Percentage in State and Central Boards). Students who are appearing or have passed (10+2) level with science stream with marks equal or above the cut off percentage in their respective boards are eligible to apply.

Students applying through SCB channel will have to appear in the IAT (IISER Aptitude Test) which will be conducted at various centres across the country.

IISER Aptitude Test 2022 Exam Date and Application Form

The IISER Aptitude Test (IAT) 2022 will be conducted on June 12, 2022. IISER Admission Test 2022 has been postponed to Sunday July 3, 2022 (2:00 PM t0 5:00 PM).

The application form for those appearing through the SCB stream (IISER Aptitude Test) is available from 25th May 2022. The IISER registration portal will close on 15th June 2022 at 11:59 PM. The application portal for those appearing through the KVPY/ JEE channel will open later.

Eligibility Criteria for Admission to IISER

In view of the current uncertainties in the board examinations it has been decided that the eligibility criteria for admission to IISERs this year will stand at 60% (or equivalent) at the +2 level for General candidates and at 55% for SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy) candidates for all eligible boards.

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