|Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] + Master of Science [MS]||5 year(s)||1,00,000|
|Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] + Master of Technology [M.Tech]||5 year(s)||1,00,000|
|Master of Technology [M.Tech]||2 year(s)||20,000|
|Master of Science [M.Sc]||2 year(s)||20,000|
IIST offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Engineering. The fee structure for the major courses is mentioned below:
Indian Institute of Space and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram functions as an autonomous body under the Department of Space, Government of India. IIST was the eighth ranked University among all Deemed Universities in 2016 in the first National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) by MHRD. This Institute offers various undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in areas that are relevant to space studies. Indian Institute of Space and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram currently offers two B.Tech courses in Aerospace Engineering and Avionics and a Dual Degree (B.Tech + Master of Science/ M.Tech) programme with B.Tech in Engineering Physics and Postgraduate specializations in Master of Science (Astronomy & Astrophysics), M.Tech (Earth System Science), Master of Science (Solid State Physics) and M.Tech (Optical Engineering).
Quick Facts about the Indian Institute of Space and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram
Type of University
B.Tech, M.Tech, Ph.D
|IIST, Thiruvananthapuram Admissions|
Course Duration:5 year(s), Full Time
Total Tuition Fees:
Rs. 1 Lakh
The Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology [IIST] is a space institute, functions as autonomous body under the Department of Space, Government of India and is sponsered by Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO). It was inaugurated in 2007 by G. Madahvan Nair, the then chairman of ISRO.
It is the first in Asia and the first in the world to offer the complete range of programs in space science and technology
It is located at Valiamala and is just 18 kms from the Thiruvananthapuram Central Railway Station.
The Chancellor of the University is none other the Missile Man, the former President of our country Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam.
IIST got recognition from the UGC as ‘Deemed University’ (Section 3 of UGC Act, 1956) in 2008.
IIST has signed MoU with USRA (Universities Space Research Association) of USA and California Institute of Technology (Caltech) for exchange of students and faculty.
The students passed out from IIST are recruited as scientists and engineers in the Department of Space facilities and Indian Space Research Organization centres all over India.
Academic Overview: IISC Offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs in space science and technology. Some post-doctoral fellowship (PDF) programs are also offered. Except these regular courses IIST also provides part time postgraduate and doctoral programs for ISRO/DoS employees.
To be a world class educational and research institution contributing significantly to the Space endeavours.
Create a unique learning environment enriched by the challenges of the Space Programme.
Nurture the spirit of innovation and creativity.
Establish Centres of Excellence in niche areas.
Provide ethical and value based education.
Promote activities to address societal needs.
Network with national and international institutions of repute.
Currently the institute has 96 faculty members from 11 different states of the country, ably aided by a large number of non-teaching staff. Lady faculty members account for about 23 % of the total faculty strength of the institute while 22 % of the total student community in the campus is girl students. There are around 600 BTech students, 150 MTech/MS students, and 90 PhD scholars. The campus is fully residential for students. It has an area of about 100 acres, and is located in one of the most scenic places in Kerala, very near the majestic mountain range of Western Ghats.