IISER Aptitude Test Counselling Process 2019

Deepika Narwal Updated On: 24 Apr, 2019 11:45 IST

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IISER Aptitude Test 2019 Counselling Process

IISER Aptitude Test 2019 counselling will be held for those candidates who are shortlisted based on their respective channels i.e KYPY, JEE and SCB. The counselling will be organised separately for each of the 3 channels (KYPY, JEE and SCB), and there will be separate seat allotment lists as well. The seat allocation process will start in the month of July 2019. The candidates will have to appear for the counselling to get admission in IISER.

IISER Admission 2019 Counselling Schedule

IISER Admission 2019 Counselling Schedule for SCB Channel (IISER Aptitude Test)



Declaration of Result

July 2019

Submission of Seat Acceptance Fee (SAF) for the first round of allotment begins

July 2019

Last Date for Submission of SAF for Final Round of allotment

July 2019

IISER Admission 2019 Counselling Schedule for KVPY Channel



Declaration of KVPY channel result

July 2019

Submission of SAF beings

July 2019

Last Date for Submission of SAF

July 2019

IISER Admission 2019 Counselling Schedule for JEE Channel



Allotment of seats

June 2019

Submission of SAF begins

June 2019

Last Date for Submission of SAF

June 2019

Steps for IISER Aptitude Test 2019 Counselling:

Following are the steps which are to be followed at the time of counselling:

Filling of Application Form

Candidates whose names appear in the IISER 2019 merit list will have to fill the application form to become eligible to participate in IISER counselling 2019.

IISER First Round Allotment List

Once IISER Aptitude Test 2019 result is announced, the first seat allotment list for SCB Channel has also been declared. The list of seat allotment will have the roll numbers of those candidates who are allocated seats through SCB, KVPY, JEE channels.

Download IISER Offer Letter

Those candidates whose roll numbers appear in the first round allotment list must log in to their application portal to download the offer letters.

Payment of IISER Seat Acceptance Fee (SAF)

Seat Acceptance Fee (SAF) has to be paid by those candidates who are offered a seat for each channel of admission under each category. Candidates are required to pay the requisite amount as the Seat Acceptance Fee (SAF) by 2 p.m. on 11th July 2019. To partcipate in the other floating rounds, candidates must make the payment on the asked date.



General/ OBCNC

INR 25,000


INR 12,500

  • After the SAF payment, a candidate gets the right to avail the Float option, but only when they select “Yes” for the Float option in the online application form.

  • If the candidate chooses “No” as the Float option in the application form, then the first allotment of the candidates to an IISER will be final. However, if a candidate chooses “Yes” as the Float option in the application form and if he/she does not get an IISER of his/her choice in the first allotment, then his/her application will be considered in subsequent rounds allotment.

Refund Policy for Seat Acceptance Fee

  • If the candidate withdraws his/her claim for a seat any time before 5 PM on 17th July 2019, no cancellation fee will be applicable.

  • Only online withdrawal is possible through the candidate’s application portal until 5 PM on 17th July 2019. No other form/method of withdrawal is accepted.

  • A cancellation fee of Rs. 1000/- is applicable if withdrawal is not exercised by the candidate on or before 5 PM on July 17, 2019.

  • IISER is not liable for losses incurred if a candidate's application is not withdrawn in the above manner and on the specified date and time.

  • A cancellation fee of Rs. 1000/- is applicable if the candidate fails to join in person at the offered IISER on the joining date mentioned in the offer letter of the respective IISER.

IISER Second Round Allotment List

  • After the first allotment list, the institute also releases a second round allotment list in which there are roll numbers of candidates who are either allocated a seat in the IISERs or floated in the SCB second round.

  • After this, the candidates can repeat the process of paying the SAF, downloading the offer letter and confirming their admission.

Seat Intake at IISER Admissions 2019

Following are the number of seats at each institute of IISER: 

IISER Institute

Number of Seats















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