The examination pattern of the IISER aptitude test is :
- 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)
The exam can be considered as just above JEE Main level, but below JEE Advanced. KVPY belongs to the same category. Unlike KVPY (SX), you have to attempt Mathematics and Biology both sections, whether you are PCB or PCM student.
Syllabus and Books for IISER Aptitude Test
The IISER test syllabus generally follows the NCERT syllabus for classes XI and XII. See detailed syllabus of IISER aptitude test.
For IISER aptitude test, you can study from same books that you use for JEE preparation. NCERT (especially for Chemistry & Biology) + Study material, is a good combination. You need strong concepts understanding. Practice conceptual questions.
IISER Sample Papers 2018 :
A maximum of 50% of the seats will be filled through KVPY and JEE channels. Remaining seats will be filled through the SCB channel based on the merit in the IISER Aptitude Test. Unfilled seats from KVPY and JEE channels will be added to the SCB channel for allotment.
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