IISER Aptitude Test Exam Pattern 2021: Types of Question, Marking Scheme & More!

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The IISER Aptitude Test Examination Authority will conduct the IISER 2021 Entrance Examination for those candidates who want to get admission in a 5-year BS-MS degree programme. The IISER admissions 2021 will be conducted in three channels: JEE, KVPY and SCB. Candidates applying for JEE or KVPY channel will be invited for direct admissions, while candidates opting for the SCB channel will have to appear for the IISER aptitude test 2021, which will be a computer-based test (CBT).

Aspirants are advised to read the full article carefully to get every bit of information related to this IISER Aptitude Test 2021 examination. One needs to read the Exam Pattern for the IISER Aptitude Test 2021 to get detailed knowledge about the Exam Pattern.

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[Page Index]
1. IISER Aptitude Test 2021 Useful Resources
2. Quick Facts
3. Important Dates
4. Exam Pattern
5. Syllabus
6. Contact Details
7. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

IISER Aptitude Test 2021 Useful Resource

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Quick Facts about IAT 2021

The IISER Aptitude Test 2021 is also known as the IAT entrance exam. The Institution will organize a national level examination, that is, the IISER Aptitude Test. Through this exam, admission in BS and BS-MS (Dual-Degree) programmes in seven institutes, namely Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISERs) at Berhampur, Bhopal, Kolkata, Mohali, Pune, Thiruvananthapuram, and Tirupati.

FeaturesSpecification
Name of ExaminationIISER Aptitude Test (IAT)
Conducted byIndian Institutes of Science Education and Research
Level of IISER ExaminationNational Level
CategoryBS and BS-MS (Dual-Degree) programmes
Mode of ExamComputer-Based Test (CBT)
Duration of Examination3 Hours (180 Minutes)
Total Number of Questions15 questions will be asked from each subject
(Total number of question is 60)
Languages for the ExaminationHindi and English Separately

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Important Dates

Below we have mentioned the Schedule and Important Dates for the IISER Aptitude test 2021 Examination. According to the Schedule, the IAT 2021 Entrance Exam will be Update Soon.

For KVPY Channel

ParticularsDates
Application form startsUpdate Soon
Date of Closing of Online ApplicationUpdate Soon
Download Admit CardUpdate Soon
Exam DateUpdate Soon

For JEE Advanced Channel

ParticularsDates
JEE Advanced Application form startsUpdate Soon
JEE Advanced Registration (END)Update Soon
Last day of Fee PaymentUpdate Soon
JEE Advanced Admit Card DownloadUpdate Soon
Exam DateUpdate Soon
ResultUpdate Soon

For SCB Advanced Channel

ParticularsDates
Application form starts (Live)Update Soon
Application portal closesUpdate Soon
Admit CardUpdate Soon
IISER Exam DateUpdate Soon
ResultUpdate Soon

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Exam Pattern

The IISER Aptitude Test (IAT) will be an Online mode (Computer Based Test) held in India. The questions will be 15 questions will be asked from each subject wise that means the total number of question is 60.

Exam Description

ParticularsDetails
Mode of ExaminationOnline (Computer-based test mode)
Medium of ExaminationHindi and English Separately
Duration of Exam3 Hours
Type of ExaminationMultiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Total Number of Questions and Marks in Examination60 Questions and Marks 180
Marking Scheme3 marks will be awarded for each correct response, 1 mark will be deducted (negative marking) for the wrong attempt.

Subject wise questions distribution for SCB Aptitude Test:

SubjectsNumber of QuestionsMaximum Marks
Physics1545
Chemistry1545
Mathematics1545
Biology1545
Total60180

Basic Guidelines

  • Number of Question: A total of 180 questions will be asked in the exam.
  • Exam Mode: The exam will be conducted through online (computer-based) mode.
  • Marking Scheme: 3 marks will be given for each correct response.
  • Exam duration: The duration of the exam will be about 3 hours.
  • Subjects: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology subject from any recognised Board for Secondary Education.
  • Type of Question: In the examination, 180 multiple choice type questions will be asked.
  • Negative Marking: For each incorrect answer, 1 mark will be deducted.

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Syllabus

The IISER syllabus 2021 will be followed by the Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER). The syllabus generally follows the NCERT syllabus for classes XI and XII. The Subject wise syllabus for IISER Aptitude Test is given below:

IISER Syllabus for Mathematics and Physics

MathematicsPhysics
Sets, Relations and Functions, Trigonometric Functions, Inverse Trigonometric Functions, Principle of Mathematical Induction, Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations Physical World and Measurement, Kinematics, Laws of Motion, Work, Energy and Power
Linear Inequalities, Permutations and Combinations, Binomial Theorem, Sequences and Series, Straight Lines, Conic Sections, Introduction to Three Dimensional Geometry, Limits and DerivativesMotion of Systems of Particles and Rigid body, Gravitation, Properties of bulk matter, Thermodynamics

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Contact Details

DetailsContact
AddressThe Chairperson Joint Admissions Committee 2021
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata
Mohanpur, Nadia – 741 246,
E-Mailask-jac2021@iisertvm.ac.in
Websitewww.iiseradmission.in/

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q. What are the channels available for admission to IISERs?

A. There are three channels available for admission into IISERs:
KVPY (Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana)
IIT-JEE (Advanced)
SCB (State and Central Boards).

Q. Who awards the BS-MS degree?

A. Each IISER is an autonomous institution. Therefore, the degree award by individual IISERs.

Q. I am an OCI/PIO cardholder. Should I apply as a foreign candidate?

A. No. You should apply through our regular application portal. International students are those candidates who are NOT citizens of India by birth or naturalized and do not belong to PIO/OCI category, and whose parents are not citizens of India and do not come under PIO/OCI category at the time of applying.

Q. Are there seats for foreign candidates other than PIO/OCI cardholders?

A. Yes. The top 10000 rank holders (including the foreigners) in the CRL of IIT JEE (Advanced) become eligible for admission to the BS/BS-MS programme of IISERs. Foreign candidates can apply only through the JEE-Advanced channel. Application of a foreign candidate through any channel other than JEE-Advanced will reject.

Q. Do I need to apply separately for each channel?

A. Yes. Applicants are required first to do the registration on the application portal. Then, this registration account could use to Fill the application form(s) of any of the three channels. Each channel requires a separate online application and payment of the application fee. The applicant must check the eligibility criteria for each channel through which they wish to apply.

Q. Do I have to write the IISER aptitude test?

A. Yes, only if you are applying through the SCB channel.

Q. What will be the mode of the exam?

A. The mode of IISER 2021 is computer-based (online).

Q. In which language will the test conduct?

A. The IISER 2021 question paper will be available in Hindi & English languages. Candidates will be able to choose as per their preference.

Q. I will be waiting for my 12th result in 2021. Am I eligible for an exam?

A. Yes, you will be eligible to apply for IISER 2021.

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