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 innovation and creativity. The college is offering Indian Institution of Space Science and Technology Admission 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.
|Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology Highlights|
|Year of Establishment||2007|
|Approvals||University Grants Commission [UGC]|
|IIST Address||Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Valiamala P.O., Thiruvananthapuram - 695547, Kerala|
|Programmes||Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Ph.D, Post-Doctoral||IIST Fee Structure|
|Contact Details||(0471) 2568418, 2568618|
|[email protected], [email protected], [email protected]|
Earth and Space Sciences:
Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram Engineering Courses and Fees Structure
|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
|Master of Science [M.Sc] 2 year(s), Full Time||Rs. 20,000|
|Address :||Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Valiamala P.O., Thiruvananthapuram - 695547, Kerala, India|
Life in the college is awesome. We have societies for technical, arts, sports, astronomy, visual arts, movies.
Class timing is from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm. Everything is good here.
Robotics club, Satellite club, Movie club, astronomy clubs are there in the campus.
Asked By: Anonymous 16 May 2016
|Seat Matrix for Different Programmes|
|B.Tech. (Aerospace Engineering)||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|
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.
Only Indian citizens are eligible to apply for admission in IIST.
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.
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:
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
Answer By: Getmyuni
18 May 2016