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Indian Institute of Science Education & Research (IISER) is one of the premier institutes that offers comprehensive courses in the field of Science. It was set up by the Government of India and Ministry of Human Resource Development. At present, IISER has 7 branches in cities like Kolkata, Mohali, Pune, Bhopal, Thiruvananthapuram, Tirupati and Behrampur. 

Eligibility criteria for admission into IISER:

Indian nationals and students belonging to PIO or OCI categories are eligible to apply provided they satisfy the eligibility criteria described below. 

There are three channels of admission into IISER, that are as follows:

- Candidates having a valid Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) fellowship.

- Joint Entrance Examination of Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT–JEE) channel for candidates of the General category securing a rank within 10000 in the Common Rank List (CRL) in JEE Advanced of the current year you apply in. For candidates of the Reserved category, the corresponding category ranks will be used. Also, additional cut-off criteria may be applicable.

- State and Central Boards Channel (SCB) channel - 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 in 10+2 of the science stream. 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.

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