How to Apply for IISER Aptitude Test 2018

Nidhi Bahl Updated On: 20 Aug, 2018 16:57 IST

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How to Apply for IISER Aptitude Test 2018

IISER Aptitude Test 2018 application form is available in online mode. Candidates need to fill IISER online application through SCB (State & Central Boards) streams, KVPY Stream and JEE (Advanced) Stream. Only one application will be accepted for each channel from eligible candidates with valid details. The application form involves six or seven steps depending on which channel you chose.

Before you apply, please note, you will need:

  • Scanned photograph (as per given specifications)

  • Scanned mark-sheet in which your subject-wise marks are clearly visible.

  • Debit / Credit Card/ Net Banking details for online payment of the application fee.

  • Applying through the KVPY or IIT(JEE) Channel, then you will have your registration details for the respective exams.

  • A valid Email address and Phone Number

IISER Aptitude Test 2018 Important Dates



JEE Advanced 2018


Start of Application Process

21st May, 2018

11th June, 2018

24th May, 2018

Last Date of Application Process

9th June, 2018

21st June , 2018

12th June, 2018

Steps to fill IISER Aptitude Test 2018 Application Form


  • Visit the official website of IISER.

  • You must sign up using a valid email ID.

  • You will have to select your password between 8 to 16 characters, with at least a Capital letter, a number and a special character.

  • After that, to avoid any discrepancy in your application form, enter your name as printed in your class 12 mark sheet.

  • Click on 'Submit' tab.

  • After verification of the email ID, you will be able to login using your email ID and password.

Filling of Application Form

  • In the next step, you will have to provide your personal, academic qualification and other details. In this step, you have to select your channel of admission and fill the requisite details.

  • If you are applying through SCB channel, then you have to enter your subject-wise marks such as name of the subject, marks obtained out of maximum marks.

  • If your board considers XI and XII performance to calculate percentage, then you have to add the total number (in addition to XI and XII entries) for that subject.


  • During the process of filling in the application, at one step, you will be asked whether you had Mathematics in 10+2 level or not.

  • If you had Mathematics, you would get 9 choices in the preferences to join different IISERs. Otherwise, you will get 7 preferences to join in different IISERs. This is because, for admission to the BS-MS in Engineering Sciences and BS in Economic Sciences programmes of IISER Bhopal, Mathematics in 10+2 is mandatory.

Uploading of Documents:

After successful filling of the application form, you have to upload a photograph according to the following specifications:

  • Must be recent, coloured passport size photograph

  • Format: PNG/JPG/BMP

  • Size: less than 2 MB

  • The file name should have alphanumeric characters only.

Payment of Fees

  • The last step in the application process is the payment of application fees. The payment has to be done in online mode i.e. through net banking/debit card/credit card.

  • The application fee is not refundable.

Application Fee


Application Fee

General and OBC (NCL)

INR 2000


INR 1000

  • Once the payment is successful, you can find your completed application under the 'My Applications' tab on the official website.

  • You can download a copy of the application form for your records.

FAQs on IISER Aptitude Test 2018 Application Process

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

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 want to apply.

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

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

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