Eligibility Criteria- ISAT 2010



ELIGIBILITY FOR ISAT-2010

Candidates must make sure that they satisfy all the eligibility conditions given below for appearing in ISAT-2010:

Citizenship

Only Indian citizens are eligible to appear in ISAT-2010.

Date of Birth

The date of birth of candidates belonging to GEN and OBC categories should be on or after October 1, 1985, while the date of birth of those belonging to SC, ST and PD categories should be on or after October 1, 1980.
The date of birth as recorded in the high school/first Board /or its equivalent will be accepted. If the certificate does not mention the date of birth, candidate must submit at the time of Counselling an authenticated document from competent authority indicating the date of birth.

Qualifying Examination (QE)
A candidate must have passed the QE for the first time, in the calendar year 2009 or 2010, provided the results are available before 1 July 2010. Those who are expecting the results of QE later than July 1, 2010 are not eligible to apply for ISAT-2010. The qualifying examinations are listed below:
(i) The final examination of the 10+2 system, conducted by any recognized Central / State
Board, such as Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi; Council for Indian School Certificate Examination, New Delhi, etc.
(ii) Intermediate or two-year Pre-University examination conducted by a recognized Board / University.
(iii) Final examination of the two-year course of the Joint Services Wing of the National Defence Academy.
(iv) General Certificate Education (GCE) examination (London / Cambridge / Sri Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level.
(v) High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva.
(vi) Any Public School/Board/University examination in India or in any foreign country recognized as equivalent to the 10+2 system by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
vii) H.S.C. vocational examination.
viii) Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Institute of Open Schooling with a minimum of five subjects. In case the relevant qualifying examination is not a public examination, the candidate must have passed at least one public (Board or Pre-University) examination at an earlier level.

Minimum Percentage of Marks in Class X or equivalent examination
Candidates belonging to GEN and OBC categories must have at least 70% in all subjects combined and those belonging to SC, ST and PD categories must have at least 60%.

Minimum Percentage of Marks in 10 + 2 or equivalent examination

  • Candidates belonging to GEN and OBC categories must have at least 70% in aggregate in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM) papers and those belonging to SC, ST and PD categories must have at least 60%.
  • For both Class X and 10 +2 examinations, the percentage of marks awarded by the Board will be treated as final. If the Board provides the equivalent percentage of marks against grades, then the candidate has to base his/her calculations in percentage. If a Board awards only letter grades without providing an equivalent percentage of marks on the grade sheet, the candidate should obtain a certificate from the Board specifying the equivalent marks as percentages (total aggregate in Class X and PCM for Class 10 +2, and submit it at the time of counseling. Candidates should produce equivalence certificate if required at the time of counseling.

Points to be noted
(i) The year of passing the Qualifying Examination is the year in which the candidate has passed, for the first time, any of the examinations listed in IV.3. above.
(ii) The offer of admission is subject to verification of original certificates/ documents at the time of Counselling. If any candidate is found ineligible at a later date, even after admission to the Institute, his/ her admission will be cancelled.
(iii) If a candidate is expecting the results of the QE in 2010, he/she shall submit the relevant documents in support of passing the examination and obtaining 70% aggregate in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (60% in case of SC/ST candidates) on or before 1 July 2010.
(iv) If a candidate has passed any of the examinations listed in Clause 3 for the first time before the calendar year 2009, he/she is not eligible to appear in ISAT-2010.
(v) If a Board invariably declares the results of the QE late (only after July 1, every year), the candidate is advised to attempt ISAT in 2011 or later, unless he has already passed his/her QE in 2009.
(vi) The decision of “The Director, IIST” regarding the eligibility of any applicant shall be final.

RESERVATION OF SEATS

As per Government of India rules, candidates belonging to certain categories are admitted to seats reserved for them based on relaxed criteria. These categories are:

  • Scheduled Castes (SC)
  • Scheduled Tribes (ST)
  • Other Backward Castes (OBC) belonging to Non-Creamy Layer (NCL)
  • Persons with Disability.

Benefit of reservation shall be given only to those castes/ tribes which are recognized by the Government of India and are included in the respective central list published by the Department of Personnel and Training.


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Comments

 
# MOINAK BANERJEE 2011-04-27 22:13
gud evening.....my question is_i have scored an avg. of 95% in PCM in X boards....and the avg. in class 11 was 75%(85%-phy,75% -chem,70%-maths ).....i want to noe if or not i am a candidate that can sit for ISAT in 2012..........a nd i also wnt to noe if r not prep. for iitjee enough for isat?
 
 
# kakarot goku 2010-11-19 01:50
i am 12 passed student but gets only 69.3 % in pcm
can i eligible for exam
 
 
# kakarot goku 2010-11-19 01:32
sir i am twelve pass student am i eligible for appearing in exam because i get 69.3 % marks in pcm 12 cbse
 
 
# VINAY KUMAR 2010-10-15 20:53
Is it must and should to have more than70&#xin; 10th CBSE even if i have secured more than 90% in 10+2 in state board .And i have 65&#xin; my 10th CBSE. I wait for a pleasant reply.
 
 
# amit kumar ray 2010-08-12 01:19
sir i passed class-12 in 2009.I have not appear in iist exam till now due to some problem.plz tell me that i am eligible for 2011 exam or not.
 
 
# Roshni mishra 2010-07-03 22:48
sir i have passed +2 in 2009 & was appeared in isat 2010 bt disqualified. Am i eligible for isat 2011.
plz reply soon sir
 
 
# abhinav mishra 2010-05-21 21:44
sir i am in 10th and i want to know that how i will appeared in this exam.And also send me all necessary details.
 
 
# shasank 2010-05-21 04:53
i am studing b.tech 1st year ECE can i eligible in this exam,
is there any expensive fee
 
 
# prasanth.p 2010-05-18 12:17
thank u sir
 
 
# prasanth.p 2010-05-18 12:15
my doubt:a student has appeared for isat 2010 well.after that he got the result of plus 2.unfortunatley he didnot get the required percentage in physics,chemist ry and mathematics.is there any option toget admission for this time or next year
 
 
# akhil kumar golla 2010-05-16 12:27
thanking you sir for keeping this exam :D
 
 
# geethu thulasi 2010-05-10 12:41
i have scored 80.4 % in 10th cbse & 2nd puc my percentage in PCM IS 69% and i am in general category. i have written isat -2010
am i elligible now?
 
 
# tuleka basu 2010-04-22 15:01
I am a student of class 12th preparing for IIT-JEE 2011. I am eagerly waiting for a chance to get qualified in your exam . I had a dream from class 6 to work with ISROorNASA.And ihad no idea of how to go through them .I felt very when I knew that Icould reach my destination by passing this exam .So I request you to kindly me aware of how to prepare for the exam and what are the books I have to read in order to attend&pass the exam
UPTO HOW MUCH LEVEL I NEED TO PREPARE.
Thanking you.
 
 
# srivatsa 2010-03-24 23:32
Is there a chance to succeed in ISAT from the syllabus level of state board.
 
 
# FARHEEN ALI 2010-03-23 19:06
i want to know that for clearing ISAT do we need JEE kind of preparation or only what we study for CBSE Boards,
 
 
# shreyagupta 2010-02-20 08:19
i m studying in 11th standard n wanna clear this exam as i want 2 work with isro that's my dream so can u plese guide me
n kindly aware how 2 prepare and which books 2 study
 
 
# Prateeksha Das 2010-02-01 03:45
I am a presently studying in 11th Grade . I want to know how to prepare for ISAT ,which books are to be referred .Do i have to prepare as for IIT...???
 
 
# prateek nevatia 2010-01-30 22:46
first jee and then immediately after that isat ...!!!

my questio is : would cbse style of preparation be enough to clear isat ...or do we require more deep study like for the iit-jee ??
 
 
# sai chaitanya 2010-01-13 00:49
can you send me fee details also pls
 
 
# sai chaitanya 2010-01-13 00:38
I am a student of class 11preparing for IIT-JEE 2011. I am eagerly waiting for a chance to get qualified in your exam . I had a dream from class 6 to work with ISROorNASA.And ihad no idea of how to go through them .I felt very when I knew that Icould reach my destination by passing this exam .So I request you to kindly me aware of how to prepare for the exam and what are the books I have to read in order to attend&pass the exam .Thanking you.