M.Tech Admissions 2019 at Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram

Admission Eligibility Criteria:


 Master of Technology (M.Tech.)

The university offers admission for M.Tech. programme in the following disciplines:

  • Thermal and Propulsion.
  • Aerodynamics and Flight Mechanics.
  • Structures and Design.
  • RF and Microwave Engineering.
  • Digital Signal Processing.
  • VLSI and Microsystems.
  • Control Systems.
  • Earth System Sciences.
  • Geoinformatics.
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics.
  • Machine Learning and Computing.
  • Materials Science and Technology.
  • Optical Engineering.
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Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process 2019 for Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram Reviews

Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Agricultural Engineering), batch of 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
  • JEE-Mains Was the entrance exam considered, with eligibility varying each year based on the performance of overall students, typical cutoffs is around 7000 rank in JEE-Mains general category.

B tech , batch of 2011
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

Entrance is through JEE Advanced. Rank is around 4-7 thousand typically to join the institute in different branches.

Master of Commerce [M.Com] (Finance), batch of 2017
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

The eligibility criteria was to get good percentage in 12th. There was no entrance examination.

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Seat Matrix for Different Programmes
Programme Seats Available
B.Tech. (Aerospace Engineering) 60
B.Tech. (Avionics) 60
Dual Degree (B.Tech. + M.S./M.Tech.) 20


Reservation of Seats
Candidates belonging to certain categories are admitted to seats reserved based on relaxed criteria as per applicable rules of the Government of India. The categories included are
  • Scheduled Castes (SC) --- 15%
  • Scheduled Tribes (ST) --- 7.5%
  • Other Backward Castes (OBC) belonging to Non-Creamy Layer (NCL) --- 27%
  • Persons with Disabilities (PD) --- 3% (Horizontal Reservation)

Eligibility for Admissions to B.Tech. Programmes

Candidates must make sure that they satisfy the criteria given below for applying for admission to B.Tech. Programmes in IIST.

  • Citizenship

    Only Indian citizens are eligible to apply for admission in IIST.

  • Date of Birth

    Candidates belonging to General category (GEN) and Other Backward Classes (OBC) categories must have been born on or after October 1, 1991. Candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST) and Persons with Disabilities (PD) categories must have born on or after October 1, 1986.
    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 an authenticated document from competent authority indicating the date of birth at the time of Counselling.

  • Qualifying Examination (10+2 or Equivalent)

    Candidates seeking admission to IIST should have passed their Qualifying Examination, with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as subjects of the curriculum Candidates belonging to GEN and OBC categories must secure an aggregate of at least 70% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM) in the qualifying examination and those belonging to SC/ST/PD should have an aggregate of at least 60% marks in PCM subjects in the qualifying examination.

    The qualifying examination should be any of the following:

    • The final examination of the 10+2 system, conducted by any recognized Central/State Board, such as Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi; Council for Indian School Certificate Examination (ISCE), New Delhi, etc.
    • Intermediate or two-year Pre-University examination conducted by a recognized Board/University.
    • Final examination of the two-year course of the Joint Services Wing of the National Defence Academy.
    • Vocational Higher Secondary Examination.
    • Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Institute of Open Schooling with a minimum of five subjects.
    • 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).
    • General Certificate Education (GCE) examination (London / Cambridge /Sri Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level.
    • High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva.
    • 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.
  • Marks scored in JEE(Advanced)-2016 Examination

    Candidates who are desirous to join B.Tech. Programmes in IIST must appear for the Joint Entrance Examination (Main)-2016 conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi to qualify themselves to appear for Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced)-2016 conducted by IITs and secure the minimum prescribed category-wise marks in JEE (Advanced)-2016 as given below

      • General Candidates (GEN): At least 20% marks in aggregate and at least 5% marks in each of the three subjects (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics).
      • Other Backward Community – Non Creamy Layer (OBC-NCL) Candidates: At least 18% marks in aggregate and at least 4.5% marks in each of the three subjects (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics)
      • Scheduled Caste(SC), Scheduled Tribe(ST) & Persons with Disabilities(PD) Candidates: At least 10% marks in aggregate and at least 2.5% marks in each of the three subjects (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics).


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