IISER Admission Cut-off percentage of different State and Central Boards

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About IISERs

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.

BS-MS Degree Programme

It is a five year degree program for bright and motivated science students who have passed (10+2) level. The program integrates classroom learning with research and provides ample scope for multidisciplinary interactions. The first two years of the program consist of core courses in basic sciences, the third and fourth years are dedicated to specialization in chosen science subjects and the fifth year includes a research project. The training during the program enables students to pursue a career in academia, R&D institutes, and science-based industries. For candidates seeking admission to BS-MS dual degree in Engineering Sciences stream of IISER Bhopal, Mathematics at 10+2 level is mandatory.

From this year onward a four year BS programme in Economic Sciences is also being introduced in IISER Bhopal for students having mathematics at 10+2 level.

SCB Channel

Students who have passed (10+2) level with science stream in 2017 or 2018 with marks equal or above the cut off percentage in their respective boards as given in the table below are eligible to apply. For the candidates belonging to the Non-Creamy Layer of the Other Backward Classes (OBCNC) and Persons with Disability (PD) categories, there is a 5% relaxation. The cut-off percentage for the Scheduled Castes (SC), the Scheduled Tribes (ST) and Kashmiri Migrants (KM) candidates is 55% in (10+2) level for all boards.

Students applying through SCB channel will have to appear in the IISER Aptitude Test which will be conducted at various centres across the country. To calculate your percentage of marks obtained, use the percentage calculation method adopted by your board.

The cut-off percentage for different boards for this years admission are as follows:

IISER Aptitude Test 2018

Cut-off percentage of different State and Central Boards

Name of the Board Cut-off
AMU Board 81.4
Andhra Pradesh 94.8
Assam 71.9
Bihar 70.0
CBSE 88.3
Chattisgarh 74.1
Goa 82.6
Gujarat 60.2
Haryana 85.5
Himachal Pradesh 79.3
ICSE 93.3
Jammu & Kashmir 86.2
Jharkhand 60.0
Karnataka 88.0
Kerala 93.1
Madhya Pradesh 85.2
Maharashtra 76.1
Manipur 79.0
Meghalaya 67.0
Mizoram 63.8
Nagaland 63.0
National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) 83.6
Odisha 68.6
Punjab 80.4
Rajasthan 76.9
Tamil Nadu 95.1
Telangana 94.7
Tripura 60.0
Uttarakhand 66.1
Uttar Pradesh 74.3
Visva-Bharati 83.1
West Bengal 75.9




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