IIST Trivandrum: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Admission, Placements

  • Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
  • 4.2

    Academics & Faculty

    4.5

    Fees and Scholarship

    4.4

    Placements & Internships

    2.8

    College Infrastructure

    4.4

    Hostels & Food

    5

    Social Atmosphere

    4.5

    Clubs & Associations

    3.9

    (8)
  • 1 Questions Answered
  • Public 4.2

    Academics & Faculty

    4.5

    Fees and Scholarship

    4.4

    Placements & Internships

    2.8

    College Infrastructure

    4.4

    Hostels & Food

    5

    Social Atmosphere

    4.5

    Clubs & Associations

    3.9

    (8)
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IIST Trivandrum Overview

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
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
Programmes Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Ph.D, Post-Doctoral IIST Fee Structure
Contact Details (0471) 2568418, 2568618
Email [email protected], [email protected][email protected]
Website https://www.iist.ac.in/

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology Quick Links:

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology Departments:

Aerospace Engineering:

  • Aerospace engineering deals with the design and development of aircraft, launch vehicles, and spacecraft.
  • It offers B.Tech, M.Tech, and Ph.D. 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, Ph.D. 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 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 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 the industry, regarding academic programs into consideration when making the courses.
  • The institution placement cell is building a strong link between students and the company.

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology 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 Admissions:

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

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology 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.

IIST Trivandrum Highlights

Institution Type Public
Faculty Student Ratio 8
Total Faculty 100

IIST Trivandrum Rankings

Publisher Ranking Criteria
40 Engineering

Exams Accepted by IIST Trivandrum

JEE Main

Exam Date: Jul 21, 2022

IIST Trivandrum Reviews

Overall Rating (Out of 5)

4.2

Based on 8 Verified Reviews

Distribution of Rating

>4-5 star

5

>3-4 star

3

>2-3 star

0

1-2 star

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Component Rating (Out of 5)

Academics & Faculty

4.5

Fees and Scholarship

4.4

Placements & Internships

2.8

College Infrastructure

4.4

Hostels & Food

5

Social Atmosphere

4.5

Clubs & Associations

3.9

Gaurav | B tech , batch of 2011

Reviewed on May 28, 2018

  • 3.9
  • Placements & Internships 4
  • College Infrastructure 3.5
  • Clubs & Associations 4
Placements & Internships

Most of the students get absorbed in ISRO. Others have opened startups.

College Infrastructure

Hostels are free and it has all the facilities. There are 10 hostels. Separate for boys and girls.

Sanidhya | Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech], batch of 2019

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2018

  • 3.2
  • Clubs & Associations 4
  • College Infrastructure 3.5
  • Academics & Faculty 4
  • Fees and Scholarship 5
  • Placements & Internships 1.5
Clubs & Associations

Robotics club, Satellite club, Movie club, astronomy clubs are there in the campus. 

College Infrastructure

There is 11 hostel facility available for the students. This college fully residential. 

Haritha | Master of Commerce [M.Com] (Finance), batch of 2017

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2017

  • 2.5
  • Placements & Internships 1
  • Fees and Scholarship 1
  • Academics & Faculty 5
Placements & Internships

There is one internship to be done. There is no placements in the college. 

Fees and Scholarship

The course fee is INR 15000 per semester. There are no scholarships.

Gopal | Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech], batch of 2021

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2017

  • 4.4
  • Clubs & Associations 4
  • College Infrastructure 4.5
  • Academics & Faculty 5
  • Fees and Scholarship 5
  • Placements & Internships 3.5
Clubs & Associations

Clubs here are very much inactive. Students are very much focused on their studies, assignments and project works. College life here will be awesome if you focus on studies and also you will get many live projects to work. 

College Infrastructure

There are around 14 hostels and most of the rooms are vacant as of now. As mentioned earlier, hostels and mess have no proper facility. Food is average. You'll get used it to gradually. There is an option for special meals and dinner for the first 90 students those who book in advance for it and its free. Labs are well equipped but lesser in number. The library is completely air-conditioned and you can study very much peacefully there.

Manohar | Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Agricultural Engineering), batch of 2015

Reviewed on Jan 02, 2017

  • 4.6
  • Fees and Scholarship 5
  • Placements & Internships 4.5
  • College Infrastructure 5
  • Social Atmosphere 4.5
  • Academics & Faculty 4.5
Fees and Scholarship
  • If you get admission in Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, it is completely free.
  • If you get a CGPA of 7.5 and above it is free.
  • Course fee in Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology is Rs. 45000/- per semester.
Placements & Internships
  • Internship- there are a lot of options under ISRO for an internship at Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, you can do it anywhere you like.
  • Above 7.5 you will get into ISRO institutes all over the country (there are some 15 of them) private companies are also started coming this year onwards.
  • The average salary figure of ISRO is Rs. 6,00,000 per annum.
  • Alumni are very supportive. They interact with students every semester.
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