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IISER 2024 Admissions: Important Changes and How to Apply!

The Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISERs) are now accepting applications for their BS-MS (Dual Degree) and four-year BS degree programs for the 2024-25 academic year. Here's a breakdown of the key information and application process:
IISER 2024 Admissions
IISER 2024 Admissions

Big Update! New Admission Criteria for 2024

This year, admissions will solely be based on the IISER Aptitude Test (IAT) 2024 score. Scores from KVPY and IIT-JEE Advanced will not be considered.


Passed Class 12 (or equivalent) in Science stream in 2022, 2023, or 2024

Minimum marks:

  • General candidates: 60%
  • SC/ST/PwD candidates: 55%

Significant changes have been made to the IISER admission criteria for 2024, as outlined below:

  • Only IAT 2024 scores will be considered for admissions to IISERs
  • Kishore Vaigyanik ProtsahanYojana (KVPY) and IIT-Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced scores will not be considered for IISER 2024 UG admission
  • Applicants who have passed the Class 12 or equivalent examination in the science stream in 2022, 2023, or 2024, with a minimum of 60% marks (general candidates), are eligible to apply for IAT 2024. For candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), and Person with Disability (PwD) categories, the minimum score requirement is 55% to apply for IAT 2024

Why Choose IISER?

  • Rigorous Academics: Integrate fundamental sciences with cutting-edge research.
  • Renowned Faculty: Collaborate with leading scientists and researchers.
  • Advanced Facilities: Access state-of-the-art labs to foster innovation
  • Vibrant Ecosystem: Develop intellectual curiosity and critical thinking.
  • Interdisciplinary Research: Explore diverse scientific fields.

How to Apply for IAT 2024:

  • Visit the IISER Admissions 2024 website.
  • Go to "Apply for IAT-2024" on the homepage.
  • Register to get your User ID and Password.
  • After registration, fill out the application form, upload documents, and pay the fees.

Important Dates:



Application Deadline:

May 13th 2024

Application Edit Window:

May 16th-17th 2024

Exam Hall Ticket Release:

June 1st 2024

IAT 2024 Exam Date:

June 9th 2024


IISER 2024 Admissions Notification PDF

Published date : 20 Apr 2024 01:06PM

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