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Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram

7.8 / 10

Based on 8 Student Reviews

About Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram


Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram was established in 2007 and it is declared Deemed to be University from the University Grants Commission [UGC]. It is an autonomous body which is under the Department of Space, Government of India. The institute's first chancellor was Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. This institute was formed with the idea of producing high-quality manpower for the Indian Space Research Organization [ISRO].

The Institute is offering high quality of education at undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and postdoctoral levels on areas with special focus to space sciences, space technology, and space applications. The institution has a mission of creating a unique learning environment enriched by the challenges of Space exploration, by nurturing the innovation and creativity. The college is offering Indian Institution of Space Science and Technology Admissions application forms in online.

It is one of the leading space studies institutions of the country. In 2017, IIST was ranked 28th place, among all engineering institutions, 35th among all universities, and 56th overall in the second NIRF ranking, by MHRD. 

It is a fully residential campus, that has around 560 undergraduate students, 160 M.Tech and MSc. students, and over 100 PhD scholars. It is located at Valiamala, about 25 kilometres from Thiruvananthapuram city, on the way of famous hill resort of Ponmudi. It has two campuses planned spread over an area of 100 acres situated close to foothills of Sahyadri Mountain Range.


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Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, [IIST] Thiruvananthapuram Highlights:

Year of Establishment 2007
Institution Type Deemed-to-be-University
Approvals University Grants Commission [UGC]
Faculty Count 38
IIST Address Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Valiamala P.O., Thiruvananthapuram - 695547, Kerala, India.
Programmes Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Doctoral, Post-Doctoral Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology Fee Structure

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, [IIST] Thiruvananthapuram Departments:

Aerospace Engineering:

  • Aerospace engineering deals with a design and development of aircraft, launch vehicle, and spacecraft.
  • It offers B.Tech, M.Tech, and PhD courses

Avionics:

  • This department was established in the year 2007
  • It offers a graduate course in Avionics  and postgraduate courses in RF and Microwave Communication, Digital signal processing, Control system, and VLSI and Microsystem

Chemistry:

  • Department of Chemistry to established undertake to teach in the undergraduate and postgraduate levels
  • It offers M.Tech,PhD. courses.

Earth and Space Sciences:

  • The Earth and Space Science is the youngest department in the Institution
  • It is inter-disciplinary in nature, bridging a gap between technology and its application to fundamental research in Physical Science

Humanities:

  • The Department of Humanities is firmly believed in the developing interpersonal communication between teacher and student as well as creating an environment that will synergistically link scientific development and thoughts to enhance the socio-economic, linguistic, managerial, and humanistic of the country 

Mathematics:

  • The Department of Mathematics was established in the year 2007
  • It is offering both Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses
  • It is also actively engaged in other activities like organizing training programmes and sessions for the undergraduate and postgraduate students

Physics:

  • The Department of Physics is mainly focused on Applied and Adaptive optics, Atomic and Molecular Physics, Nanotechnology

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, [IIST] Thiruvananthapuram Placements:

  • The placement cell continually has liaisons with industry, R&D organization, and management organization, with the foresight of Training, career, guidance and placements
  • The placement cell takes feedback from industry, regarding academic programme into consideration, when making the courses
  • The institution placement cell is building a strong link between students and company

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram Ranking


Engineering Ranking
Publication Name Rank
NIRF 30

Student Satisfaction Rating 

Based on 8 Student's Reviews 7.8/10  
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This institute is recommended by 6/8 students
This college rates in the top 10% in India for
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Contact Details and Location


Address : Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Valiamala P.O., Thiruvananthapuram - 695547, Kerala, India
Website : http://www.iist.ac.in

Affiliation and Accreditation


The college is accredited by UGC.

Facilities


Computer labs
Sports
Medical
Cafeteria
Laboratory
Library
Auditorium
Hostel

Entrance Exams for Admission


Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram Entrance Exams
Exam Name Course Name
JEE MAIN
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] + Master of Science [MS]

Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure


Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, [IIST] Thiruvananthapuram Eligibility Criteria:

Courses

Eligibilty

B.Tech

  • The candidate must have passed class 12 with 75% minimum marks or 65% marks for SC/ ST.
  • Students must have appeared for JEE Advanced.

B.E

  • The candidate must have passed class 12 with 75% minimum marks or 65% marks for SC/ ST.
  • The candidate must have appeared for JEE Main.

M.Tech 

  • The candidate must have BE/B.Tech in Aerospace Engineering/ Avionics/ Electronics/ Electrical Engineering/ Electronics and Communication Engineering/ The required field.
  • He/ She can have M.Sc, MS, BS-MS in Physics/ Applied Physics or an equivalent degree.
  • The applicants must have a valid GATE score.

PhD.

  • The applicants must be below 35 years to join the Ph.D. course
  • Applicants must have master's degree in Engineering/ Technology as their highest qualification degree

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, [IIST] Thiruvananthapuram Admissions:

  • For IIST admissions 2018, candidates have to fill the forms online.

Courses and Fees Structure of Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram

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Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram Engineering Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] + Master of Science [MS]  5 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1 Lakh
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] + Master of Technology [M.Tech]  5 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1 Lakh
Master of Technology [M.Tech]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 20,000
Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram Science Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Science [M.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 20,000

Hostel Details


Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, [IIST] Thiruvananthapuram Hostel Details:

  • Separate hostels are available for boys and girls.
  • Hostels are provided at very reasonable rates.
  • Along with hostels, the IIST Infrastructure is state-of-the-art.

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