IISER Entrance Exam Books 2024: Check best books for exam preparation

Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research Entrance Exam 2024 ( IISER Entrance Exam )

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IISER Aptitude Test books play an important role in exam preparation. The Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) conducts its entrance exam in order to offer student admission in BS-MS dual degree courses offered. On the basis of a candidate’s score in the IISER entrance exam (also known as the IISER aptitude test), they can secure admission at seven IISER campuses across India. Aspirants who are planning to appear for exam must get hold of the best books to prepare for IISER 2024 entrance exam or IISER Aptitude Test 2024. Here we bring the list of top IISER Aptitude Test books.

 

Q:   Is NCERT's syllabus enough for IISER?

A:

According to the exam authorities, the syllabus of the IISER Aptitude Test is based on Class 11 and Class 12 NCERT syllabus and curriculum. Hence, the IISER Aptitude Test books for preparation should be of a higher secondary level. Moreover, NCERT books would also suffice as IISER Entrance Exam preparation the content. However, candidates must look for other reference books and attempt as much mock tests so that it can give the variability in the preparation. Candidates can refer the following reference books in the Shiksha link https://www.shiksha.com/science/iiser-entrance-exam-books.

 

Q:   Which books are suggested for Mathematics in IISER Entrance Examination?

A:
Best IISER Aptitude Test Books for Mathematics- The most preferred books for the IISER Aptitude Test for Mathematics along with their authors are listed below. 1. Problems Plus in IIT Mathematics by A Das Gupta 2. Comprehensive Mathematics JEE Advanced by Tata McGraw Hill 3. Plane Trigonometry Part 1 by SL Loneyx.
 

Q:   Which books should I refer to prepare for IISER entrance exam?

A:
IISER entrance preparation books: Physics: 1) Concepts of Physics Volume I by H. C. Verma 2) Concepts of Physics Volume II by H. C. Verma 3) NCERT Physics Book class 11th Chemistry: 1) Organic Chemistry by Morrison and Boyd 2) Inorganic Chemistry For IIT-JEE by O. P. Tandon 3) NCERT Chemistry Book 12th Mathematics: 1) Tata McGraw Hill for Mathematics 2) Trigonometry by S L Loney Regards.
 

IISER Admission Test 2024 Exam Pattern

Before listing down the IISER Aptitude Test books, let us bring to you the exam pattern and structure for the exam.

Subject

No. of Questions

Marks

Physics

15

60

Chemistry

15

60

Biology

15

60

Mathematics

15

60

Total

60

240

Each question carries four marks and there is a negative marking of one mark for each wrong answer. No marks will be awarded or deducted for unattempted questions.

According to the exam authorities, the syllabus of the IISER 2024 Aptitude Test is based on Class 11 and Class 12 NCERT syllabus and curriculum. Hence, the IISER Aptitude Test books for preparation should be of a higher secondary level. Moreover, NCERT books would also suffice as IISER entrance exam preparation books.

Q:   What is the level of the IISER Entrance Exam 2023 syllabus?

A:

The IISER Entrance Exam syllabus is in tune with the Class 11 and 12 Board exam syllabus. The questions in the examination are asked from 4 domains of Science subject, which is Mathematics, Biology Chemistry and Physics. As per the syllabus mentioned in the information brochure of IISER 2023, it is observed that in Biology subject maximum syllabus is covered from class 12 book. For the subject of Physics. Mathematics and Chemistry the syllabus is equally distributed in class 11 and 12.

 

Q:   What will be changes made in the IISER Entrance Exam 2024 pattern?

A:

IISER 2024 Exam pattern for the academic session 2024-25 is yet to be announced. However, last year pattern remains to be same as of the previous year of IISER Entrance Exam which was also conducted in online mode i.e., computer-based. The only change which is made by the exam conducting body is the marks awarded for each correct anwer. Earlier the examination was 180 marks, but now the maximum mark of the examination will be 240 marks. The IISER Entrance Exam will be conducted in various exam centres across India. The duration of the entrance exam was 3 Hours and the medium of the IISER Entrance Exam be in English . The format of the IISER Entrance Exam is in Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ).. .

 

Q:   What are the types of questions asked in the IISER 2023 exam?

A:
The IISER Entrance Exam questions are objective and carries multiple choices (MCQs). Each question will have four answer options. Candidates will have to deduce the correct answer option and click on it with the help of mouse. Since IISER 2023 exam will be conducted in a computer-based mode, test-takers will be able to mark only one answer option. In case it is the correct option, they will get full marks and in case of wrong answer, negative marking scheme will be applied. Hence, candidates must ensure the accuracy of the answer before selecting the answer. Before the final submission, they can change the answer option in case they realise that they have entered a wrong answer option earlier.
 

Best IISER Aptitude Test Books for Physics

The following table brings the list of top books for the IISER Aptitude Test Physics section.

Books

Author

Concepts if Physics Volume I

H.C Verma

Concepts if Physics Volume II

H.C Verma

NCERT Physics Class XI

NCERT

NCERT Physics Class XII

NCERT

Fundamentals of Physics

Halliday, Resnik, Walker

Problems in General Physics

I.E Irodov

Q:   Which books are suggested for Physics in IISER Entrance Examination 2023?

A:
Best IISER Aptitude Test Books for Physics- The following table brings the list of top books for the IISER Aptitude Test Physics section. 1. Concepts if Physics Volume I by H. C Verma 2. Concepts if Physics Volume II by H. C Verma 3. NCERT Physics Class XI 4. NCERT Physics Class XII 5. Fundamentals of Physics by Halliday, Resnik, Walker 6. Problems in General Physics by I. E Irodov.
 

Q:   What are the factors to select the right IISER aptitude test preparation books?

A:
Aspirants should keep in mind the following factors while selecting the right preparation books for the IISER Aptitude Test: Content of books You must refer to the reviews of the best books for IISER Aptitude Test preparation to know how easy it would be to read and understand those books. The factors in the content that should be checked include the quality of language or ease of understanding or comprehension, coverage of topics and chapters from the IISER Aptitude Test syllabus, among others. Edition Candidates should always refer to the latest edition of IISER entrance preparation books. Older editions may contain outdated content, which would not aid their preparation properly. Practice Materials While selecting the best books for the exam, you should also check whether along with chapter-wise theoretical content, the books also have sufficient practice questions along with their answer keys and solutions, or previous years solved question papers.
 

Best IISER Aptitude Test Books for Chemistry

Here we bring the list of top books for the IISER Aptitude Test Chemistry section.

Books

Author

NCERT Chemistry Class XI

NCERT

NCERT Chemistry Class XII

NCERT

Organic Chemistry

Morrison and Boyd

Inorganic Chemistry for IIT JEE

O.P Tandon

Concise Inorganic Chemistry for JEE

J.D Lee

Numerical Chemistry

P Bahadur

Chemical Calculations

R.C Mukherjee

Best IISER Aptitude Test Books for Mathematics

The most preferred books for the IISER Aptitude Test for Mathematics along with their authors are listed below.

Books

Authors

Problems Plus in IIT Mathematics

A Das Gupta

Comprehensive Mathematics JEE Advanced

Tata McGraw Hill

Plane Trigonometry Part 1

SL Loneyx

Best IISER Aptitude Test Books for Biology

The best Biology books for IISER Aptitude Test are listed in the table below.

Books

Authors

Objective Biology Volume I & II

Trueman’s

Objective NCERT at Your Fingertips

MTG Editorial Board

NCERT Biology Book for Class 12

NCERT

Master The NCERT for NEET 11 & 12 Biology 

Sanjay Sharma

Handbook of Biology

Arihant

Factors to Select Right IISER Aptitude Test Preparation Books

Aspirants should keep in mind the following factors while selecting the right preparation books for the IISER Aptitude Test:

  • Content of books – You must refer to the reviews of the best books for IISER Aptitude Test preparation to know how easy it would be to read and understand those books. The factors in the content that should be checked include the quality of language or ease of understanding or comprehension, coverage of topics and chapters from the IISER Aptitude Test syllabus, among others.

  • Edition – Candidates should always refer to the latest edition of IISER entrance preparation books. Older editions may contain outdated content, which would not aid their preparation properly.

  • Practice Materials – While selecting the best books for the exam, you should also check whether along with chapter-wise theoretical content, the books also have sufficient practice questions along with their answer keys and solutions, or previous years’ solved question papers.

FAQs Regarding IISER Aptitude Test Books

Here are some FAQs on IAT 2024 Books

Q:   Which books are suggested for Chemistry in IISER Entrance Examination?

A:
Best IISER Aptitude Test Books for Chemistry- Here we bring the list of top books for the IISER Aptitude Test Chemistry section. 1. NCERT Chemistry Class XI 2. NCERT Chemistry Class XII 3. Organic Chemistry by Morrison and Boyd 4. Inorganic Chemistry for IIT JEE by O. P Tandon 5. Concise Inorganic Chemistry for JEE by J. D Lee 6. Numerical Chemistry by P Bahadur 7. Chemical Calculations by R. C Mukherjee.
 

Q:   Which books are suggested for Biology in IISER Entrance Examination preparation?

A:
Best IISER Aptitude Test Books for Biology- The best Biology books for IISER Aptitude Test are listed in the table below. 1. Objective Biology Volume I & II by Truemans 2. Objective NCERT at Your Fingertips by MTG Editorial Board 3. NCERT Biology Book for Class 12 by NCERT 4. Master The NCERT for NEET 11 & 12 Biology by Sanjay Sharma 5. Handbook of Biology by Arihant.
 

Q:   Where to get IISER previous year's question papers?

A:
Candidates can visit the official website for downloading the IISER Entrance Examination previous year's question papers. Candidates can also visit the Shiksha IISER 2023 examination page for downloading the IISER entrance examination question papers. The link is provided below- https://www.shiksha.com/science/iiser-entrance-exam-question-papers. However, if the candidates want the hard copy of the previous year's question papers then the candidate can visit the Amazon website and can search for the IISER previous year's question paper booklet. There are many publication houses that release the updated previous year's IISER question paper booklet.
 

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Successfully registered candidates of IISER entrance exam 2024 application form will be able to download their IAT 2024 admit card. To download their IAT admit card 2024, candidates need to visit the official website of IISER admissions which iiseradmission.in.

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In calss 12, you are required to take at least on eof the two subjects: biology and mathematics. Be aware that the IAT will have questions with equal weighting from the following subjects: physucs, maths, chemistry, and biology. However, there are no cutoff markers that are subject-specific. 

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Nidhi Prasad

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You can give the IAT exam without having maths. The eligibility criteria is that candidate must have at least three subject with them which can be any from physics, chemistry, biology, or maths but the board must be recognised by COBSE and must score at least 60 percentage for general and for others

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The IAT exam 2024, also known as the IISER Aptitude Test, is conducted by the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) to assess candidates' problem-solving skills and conceptual clarity. Here are the key details about the IAT exam 2024:
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There is no provision for re-evaluation/re-checking of IAT result. The official notification reads, No correspondence in this regard shall be entertained. The candidates can only raise objections against the provisional answer key. Based on the objections raised by the candidates the final answer ke

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Yes, one can appear again in the IISER aptitude test if they have the following educational qualifications: 

  • The candidates must have passed the Class XII or equivalent level examination in 2022 or 2023 or 2024 from any board recognised by the Council of Boards of School Education in India COBSE.

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You can re-generate your IISER application number by clicking on the Forgot Application link available on the account login window. The steps to get the application number have been given below for the candidates:

a) Go to the application window/result window 

b) Click on the forgot application number

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Candidates need to enter the application number and password/date of birth as the login details to check your IAT result. Other than this, security question or the captcha that is provided on the login page. If you have forgotten your application number then you will need your registered mobile numb

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IISER Entrance exam 2024 results will be announced in the fourth week of June, 2024, tentatively. Test takers who successfully appeared in the IAT 2204 exam will be able to download their score card by visiting the official website of IISER 2024. 

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