IISER Eligibility Criteria 2020: Qualification, Nationality

IISER Application Form 2020 is released by the concerned authority i.e., Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER).  The authority conducts the exam yearly to provide admissions into 7 IISER institutes across the country. It is a national level entrance examination. The  admissions will be offered to the merit students into Dual Degree BS-MS courses. As the notification is out we are here with the IISER Eligibility 2020 for the exam. Check before you apply.

IISER Eligibility Criteria 2020

The admissions for the IISER are open now and the eligibility criteria for the openings are given here.  Candidates are requested to fill the application forms before the last date. Candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria to know the details in first place.  It would be good if students are aware of the criteria before they apply. This is because it wouldn’t be possible for the ineligible candidates to sit for the exam. The main intention of setting the IISER Eligibility is to cut off the candidates that are considered ineligible by the board in the first step itself.  It will be easier for the board further as the number of students taking the exams has been reduced even before applying.  This article has complete info about the eligibility criteria for the IISER exam 2020.

IISER Eligibility Criteria
IISER Eligibility Criteria

As per the notification released, the exam will be conducted in the month of June. Most likely the exam will be scheduled for the last week.  Students need to set everything ready along with their preparation to take the exam. It will be an online exam conducted in CBT mode. Students once found eligible should start the preparation for the exam.   There is a great need for the students to study hard in order to crack the exam. Before that check the eligibility here.

Nationality: Indian Nationals are eligible to apply for the IISER exam 2020.  Also, PIO and OCI candidates can apply.

The IISER Eligibility Criteria is not the same for all the three channels.  It varies from channel to channel. Check the qualification and relaxation channel wise.

For SCB Channel:

  • Qualification: Applicants of SCB Channel must have passed 10th and 12th exam in science stream from any recognized board.  Candidates must have acquired equivalent or above the cut off percentage marks in the exam.
  • Marks Relaxation: There is 5% of relaxation for SC/ST/PWD candidates.

For KVPY Channel:

Applicants of KVPY channel must have valid scholarship starting from 2020-2021 academic sessions.

For JEE Advanced:

Applicants of JEE advanced channel belonging to General category must secure rank within 10000 in common rank list of JEE Advanced 2020.

Students are advised to apply for the exam only after knowing that they have satisfied each and every criteria as set by the authority.  Once they are aware that they are eligible they can quickly apply.

This is the brief IISER Eligibility 2020 that we have covered here.  For detailed eligibility criteria and other details visit the official website of IISER.  Students can also get the other details from our website – KVPY.ORG.IN.

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