IISER Application Form 2018 for JEE Main channel is available from  21st May 2018 . IISER (Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research) is a premier institution of science education and research in the country. IISER offers admission in BS-MS programme in its Pune, Kolkata, Mohali, Bhopal and Thiruvananthapuram campus. IISER admission will be done through the KVPY, JEE Advanced or via IISER Aptitude Test. Through this article applicants can check information about IISER Application Form 2018.

IISER 2018 Application Form Notification

Applicants of JEE channel has been started. Applicants must enter the JEE (Advanced) registration no and Application No.
SCB channel applicants must enter all subject-details for which numerical marks have been given
Latest: Important dates for IISER BS-MS admissions for the year 2018 have updated. The candidates can check the important dates related to IISER Admission 2018 from the table given below.

IISER 2018 Application Form

  • The authority has released the IISER application form 2018 via online process from 21st May 2018 (for KVPY channel).
  • Application form released on 24th May 2018 (SCB), 21st May 2018(KVPY) & 11th June 2018 (JEE Advanced) channel.
  • The IISER 2018 application can be filled till 12th June 2018 (SCB), 8th June 2018(KVPY) & 21st June 2018 (JEE Advanced) Streams.
  • Applicants have to choose the institution out of seven IISER according to their preferences in the application form.
  • Applicants had to upload their scanned images (photograph & mark sheet/rank card) at the time of form filling.
  • Preserve the printout of the filled-in application form till the admission process.
  • In the notification section we have updated the link to get the application form.
  • Applicants note down that there is no need to send the printed application form to the authority.

IISER Application Form 2018 Dates

All IISERs admit students through a common application process. One application form is valid for all IISERs. The direct link to apply online will also be provided here for the sake of applicants.

Applicants can apply through one or more channels.

  • KVPY
  • JEE Advanced
  • State and Central Boards

Schedule for IISER Application Form 2018 is given below:

EventsIISER Admission Through KVPY IISER Admission Through JEE Advanced IISER Admission Through SCB
Commencement of Online Registration21 May 201811 Jun 201824 May 2018
Last Date to Register08 Jun 201821 Jun 201812 Jun 2018

Application Form: Application Form will be available at official website www.iiseradmission.in.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have completed at least one of the following examination/standard to apply for IISER admission:

  • Applicants passed or appearing in 12thclass in the year of 2016 or 2018 with science stream are eligible to apply.
  • KVPY qualified applicants with basic science stream are also eligible to apply.
  • Applicants who have secured rank in JEE Advanced 2018 for admission in IITs and also have secured 60% marks are eligible to apply.

How to Apply

  • Visit the official website of IISER (Link is provided above).
  • Go through the “IISER Admission 2018” section.
  • Open the link “Apply Here”.
  • Read the instructions carefully & click on “Sign Up” button.
  • Register yourself with a valid Email ID.
  • Fill details in the application form.
  • Upload the scanned images in prescribed format.
  • Pay the application fee using online methods.
  • Take the printout of the application form and keep safe for future references.

How to Fill the IISER Application Form 2018

Follow these simple steps to fill the IISER application form 2018:

  • Step 1 – Registration
  • Step 2 – Filling the Online Application Form
  • Step 3 – Payment of Application Fees

Step 1 – Registration

  • The applicants have to register using their valid email id.
  • A password has to be created using 8 to 16 characters with atleast a capital letter, number and a special character.
  • After verification of the email id, the applicants will be able to login using their email id and password.

Step 2 – Filling the Online Application Form

In the next step, the applicants will have to personal, academic and other details as per the candidature selected.

Details to be Submitted by SCB Applicants:

  • Full Name provided in 10th standard certificate
  • Date of birth provided in 10th standard certificate
  • Gender
  • Category
  • 12th standard Passing Year
  • Board of 12th standard or equivalent examination
  • Roll Number of 12th standard or equivalent examination
  • Marks obtained in 12th standard or equivalent examination
  • Recipients of the eligibility note from the school board for Inspire Fellowship. (Yes / No)
  • Name of parent/guardian
  • Address for communication
  • Pin code
  • Phone/ Mobile Number
  • Email address
  • Language for Aptitude Test
  • Centre for IISER 2018 counselling
  • Choice of IISER for admission

Details to be Submitted by KVPY Applicants:

General/OBC/SC/ST Category:

  • Full Name as in 10th standard certificate.
  • Date of birth as in 10th standard certificate.
  • Gender
  • Category (GEN/OBC/SC/ST)

Physically Disabled Category:

  • 12th standard year of passing.
  • Name of parent/guardian.
  • Address for communication.
  • Pin code.
  • Phone/ Mobile number.
  • Email address.
  • KVPY Seat Number/ Roll No.
  • Centre for IISER 2018 counselling.
  • Choice of IISER for admission.
  • Passport size image in PNG/ JPG/ BMP format and not larger than 2MB in size.
  • Clear image of mark-sheet and not larger than 2MB in size.
  • Registration details of the exam.

Details to be Submitted by JEE Advanced 2018 Applicants:

  • Full Name as in 10th standard certificate
  • Date of birth as in 10th standard certificate
  • Gender
  • Category
  • Year of passing 12th standard
  • Board of 12th standard or equivalent examination
  • Roll Number of 12th standard or equivalent examination
  • Marks obtained in 12th standard or equivalent examination
  • Name of parent/guardian
  • Address for communication
  • Pin code
  • Phone/Mobile number
  • Email address
  • JEE Advanced 2018 Roll Number
  • Centre for IISER 2018 counselling
  • Choice of IISER for admission
  • Passport size image in PNG/ JPG/ BMP format and not larger than 2MB in size.
  • Clear image of mark-sheet and not larger than 2MB in size.
  • Registration details of the exam.

Step 3 – Payment of Application Fee

Finally, the applicants have to pay the online application fees of IISER Admission 2018. The payment has to be done in online mode i.e., through net banking/debit card/credit card. All of the applicants will have to pay the required fees to successfully submit the IISER 2018 application form. The application fees is refundable.

Application Fees

S.NoCategoryApplication Fee
1GeneralRs. 2000
2OBC (NCL)Rs. 2000
3OthersRs. 1000

If the applicants wish to make any changes in the submitted application form of IISER 2018, then he/she will have to login using the registered email id and password. All information can be edited except for name and email address. The latest version of the filled application form has to be printed out.

IISER Application Form 2018 Correction

Applicants can make corrections in the details filled in IISER application form 2018 by login to the official site. Applicants will be able to make corrections in some particular fields such as address, phone number, images, etc.

FAQ’s (Frequently Asked Question)

Ques. How do I apply?

Ans. Only applications through our online admission portal will be accepted. The step-wise details of the application procedure is given here.

Ques. What are the channels available for admission to IISER?

Ans. There are three channels available for admission into IISERs:

  • KVPY (Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana),
  • IIT JEE (Advanced)
  • SCB (State and Central Boards).

Ques. Can I apply through more than one channel?

Ans. Yes.

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

Ans. Yes. Each channel requires a separate online application and payment of application fees. You must meet the eligibility criteria for each channel through which you wish to apply.

Ques. Is there an application fee?

Ans. There is a non-refundable application fee of Rs.2,000/- for applicants applying under General and OBCNC categories, and Rs.1,000/- for Kashmiri Migrants, physically handicapped applicants, and applicants under SC/ST category.

Ques. Can I pay application fees by Cash/DD/Cheque?

Ans. No. All payments will be accepted only through secure payment gateway on our application portal.

Ques. What should I do if I have paid the application fees more than once for a single application?

Ans. You must send your proof of payments to ask-jac2018[AT]iisermohali.ac.in. All legitimate refund claims will be processed once the admission process is over.

Ques. What should I do if I have already paid the application fees, but the payment has been reversed?

Ans. Immediately notify through email to ask-jac2018[AT]iisermohali.ac.in, else your application may stand canceled.

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

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

Ques. What is the intake through different channels?

Ans. 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.

Ques. Are all applicants who are eligible to apply, get offers for admission to IISERs?

Ans. No. Admission to IISERs, for each channel, is based on merit and the total number of available seats in respective channels in different IISERs.

Ques. How do I make my choice of IISER?

Ans. You will be asked to give your preferences in the online application form.

Ques. Will I get the IISER of my choice?

Ans. The allotment is based on the availability of seats in respective IISERs, your rank in the merit list, and your preferences.

Ques. Will I get admission to the stream of my choice?

Ans. The allotment is based on the availability of seats in each stream, your rank in the merit list, and your preferences.

Ques. What is ‘Float’ option?

Ans. Check below:

  • Float option allows a applicant to either retain the seat in the IISER allotted to them or opt for a change as per the applicant’s preference mentioned in his/her application form and as per merit.
  • If you select “No” under the Float option in your application form, then your first allotment (if any) to one of the IISERs is final.
  • If you have selected “Yes” as the Float option and if you did not get the IISER of your first preference during allocation, then your application will be considered in subsequent rounds of allocation.

Ques. My percentage marks have changed after scrutiny/revaluation. I have two sets of marks related documents (instead of only one otherwise). What should I do?

Ans. You need to upload your original mark sheet in the application portal but the percentage in the application form should be the revised one. The revised marks statement from your board confirming the change of marks must be sent to ask- jac2018[AT]iisermohali.ac.in with subject line “Revised Marks”. You should also mention your application number in the subject line.

Please note if the subject line is not as mentioned above, we may not be able to help you.

Ques. My name is incorrect in my application and I want to change it. What should I do?

Ans. Please write an application addressed to “The Chairperson, Joint Admission Committee 2018” requesting the change of your name. Please send the application to ask- jac2018[AT]iisermohali.ac.in

Ques. I want to change my choice of IISERs/I want to change my guardian’s name, etc. What should I do?

Ans. Aside from your name and category, you can change any other detail in your application till the last date to submit application. Please remember to re-download you application after you have made the change.

Ques. I have paid the application fees. Is my application complete?

Ans. Your application is not complete until you can download the application form after you make the payment (appropriate application fee). In case you experience any issue in downloading your application form, please write an email to ask-  ac2018[AT]iisermohali.ac.in.

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