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Are you a science enthusiast seeking a challenging and rewarding career in academia or industry? The Indian Institute of Science (IISc), one of India’s premier institutions of higher learning, offers a Four-year Bachelor of Science (Research) Programme that could be your perfect platform to achieve your aspirations. This blog will delve into the critical details about IISc admission through the IISc Aptitude Test (IAT).

The B.Sc. (Research) program offered by IISc is a four-year undergraduate programme designed to provide a balanced blend of core science and interdisciplinary topics. The programme aims to provide students with a solid foundation in fundamental scientific concepts and equip them with skills to conduct cutting-edge research. The interdisciplinary nature of the programme makes it a unique offering, providing students with a diverse range of opportunities to explore their interests and excel in their chosen field

  • Admission:– It is through five ways: 
  1. KVPY SA 2021
  2. JEE MAIN 2023
  3. JEE ADVANCED 2023
  4. NEET 2023
  5. IAT 2023: IISER Aptitude Test is introduced as a new mode of Entry for the Academic Year 2023-24. Candidates have to apply directly on the IISc admission portal to apply through this mode of Entry.
  •  Cut-off : For the various year cut-off for different channels, you can find the data in the official website. Here is the link

And, for IAT 130-140 marks to get admission into IISC not counseling. 


  • Eligibility Criteria : 
Mandatory Educational Qualifications.

(Qualifying exam)

National Entrance Exam (i.e., Mode of

Entry) Requirements

(a) Candidates who have completed their

10+2 (or equivalent) examination in 2022

and those expecting to complete their 10+2 (or equivalent) examination in 2023.

(b) The candidates must have studied

Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as

main subjects in their qualifying exam, along with any other subjects.

(c) The candidates must have secured a first class or 60% or equivalent grade (relaxed to pass class for SC/ST candidates) in the qualifying examination (i.e., 10+2 or equivalent)

Selection will be based on the merit list of

one of the following national examinations.

1. Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana

(KVPY) KVPY-2021, Stream-SA

Candidates selected through Empowerment

Initiative (SC/ST/PwD categories) in KVPY2021, Stream-SA

2. JEE Main -2023

3. JEE Advance-2023

4. NEET(UG)-2023

5. IISER Aptitude test 2023

Note: Candidate must be qualified in any of the exams mentioned above, and the exam result must be valid as of 01 August 2023.

  • Application process: The online application may be prepared and submitted by accessing the following website from 15. 03. 2023.
  1. www.iisc.ac.in → Admissions → click Apply Online
  2. https://bs-ug.iisc.ac.in/→Prospective students →Click Apply online
  • Application Fee: 
Category Application Fee
General / OBC / EWS (economically weaker section)  Rs. 500
SC / ST / PwD (person with disability)  Rs. 250


  1. *The application fee is non-refundable; the applicant must bear any bank or payment gateway service charges.
  2. Payment options: Online payment through net banking, debit card, visa/master credit card/UPI.

Those seeking guidance and preparation for the IAT can access free resources and study materials, including courses, through the Sciastra app. 

We provide ample guidance to students looking to qualify for the test, and the channel has successfully assisted over 400 students in securing admissions. Several students who have taken our courses are studying at various prestigious programs, including those ranked 12th and 13th in All India. 

Sciastra provides students with vital information, mock tests, and an analysis of their performance. It allows them to identify their strengths and weaknesses and work on areas that require improvement.

The competition for the aptitude test is expected to increase significantly. However, students who enroll in courses and follow the study material have the necessary skills and knowledge to succeed in the exam.

If you plan to appear for this year’s IAT, you should check out our crash courses at our Website We have a range of study materials, mock tests, doubt-clearing sessions, and more. Whether you take our courses or not, you can contact us for career counseling or doubts regarding these research institutes in India.

If this blog was helpful to you, please check out other blogs for more informative content. We wish you all the best in your academic journey and hope to see you at your dream institute soon.

Good luck!

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