IIST Trivandrum Admission 2022: Eligibility, Application Process & Dates

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IIST Trivandrum Admission

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  • May 16, 2022: IIST Admission 2022 is open. The last date to apply is May 26.

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST) is a Deemed to be University that offers admissions for a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate, doctoral, and post-doctoral programs. Admission to IIST for UG courses based on their performance in JEE Main entrance examination and for the M.Tech courses, the institute accepts valid GATE scores.

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Highlights of IIST Admission 2022

The highlights of the Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology admission are mentioned in the table below.

Institution  Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram
Type of Institution Autonomous Institute
Courses Offered UG, PG, Doctoral
Application Mode Online/ Offline
Entrance Examination JEE Advanced, GATE
Selection Criterion Entrance exam

IIST B.Tech Admission 2022

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology admission for B.Tech course is available for various specializations. The course duration is 4 years. The Institute also offers a dual degree in B.Tech+M.Tech, for the course duration of 5 years. 

Course Specializations
B.Tech Aerospace Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering (Avionics)

B.Tech Eligibility Criteria 

The candidates are eligible for the B.Tech course at IIST if they have completed senior secondary school with an average minimum of 75% marks (65% marks for SC/ ST/ PD candidates) from a recognized board or passed an examination holding equivalent value and must have studied Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, a language and a fifth subject, different from the above listed four subjects.

B.Tech Selection Process

The candidates selected in the course are based on the 10+2 merits and JEE Advanced scores.

IIST M.Tech Admission 2022

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology course admission for the M.Tech program is available for various specializations. The course duration is 2 years. IIST PG admission is also described below.

Course Specializations
M.Tech Thermal and Propulsion, Aerodynamics and Flight Mechanics, Structures and Design, RF and Microwave Engineering, Digital Signal Processing, VLSI and Microsystems, Control Systems, Power Electronics, Machine Learning & Computing, Materials Science and Technology, Optical Engineering, Solid State Technology, Earth System Science, Geoinformatics, Astronomy & a dual degree in Astrophysics

M.Tech Eligibility Criteria 

Indian Institute of space science and technology admission criteria for IIST for the M.Tech course is for the candidate to possess BE/ B.Tech with 60% marks in the qualifying examinations.

M.Tech Selection Process

Indian Institute of space science and technology entrance exam for the M.Tech program is GATE.

IIST PhD Admission 2022

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram admission for PhD courses are available. The course is offered for various research areas related to the subjects Aerospace Engineering, Avionics, Earth & Space Science, Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics. The course duration is 2 years. 

PhD Eligibility Criteria 

The candidates are eligible for the PhD courses at IIST if they have completed a Master’s Degree in Engineering/ Technology and must have secured 65% marks or 7.00 CGPA on a scale of 10 or equivalent in the Qualifying Master’s degree (60% marks or 6.50 CGPA on a scale of 10 for OBC/ EWS, 55% marks or 6.00 CGPA on a scale of 10 for SC/ ST/ PD). They must have pursued their Master’s degree based on a qualified GATE score. 

PhD Selection Process

The candidates selected in the course are based on the online screening test followed by an interview. The interview will be conducted through Video Conference mode. However, candidates with a valid CSIR/ NET-JRF or Lectureship post their ME/ M.Tech will be directly called for the interview through Video Conference mode. 

IIST Admission Process 2022

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram offers several courses at UG, PG, and PhD levels for fields of Science, Engineering, and Technology. Valid scores in the entrance examinations are required for IIST admission criteria. For the UG courses, the accepted entrance examination is JEE Advanced and GATE for PG courses. Candidates must fulfil the eligibility criteria for getting enrolled into the Institute. 

IIST, Thiruvananthapuram admission rank list will only be generated only for those applicants who have registered online for admission in the institute. Admission rank list will be prepared based on their aggregate marks scored in entrance examinations.

IIST Application Process 2022

The application process for the Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology is done through online mode. The candidates can choose their desired courses and apply through the official website along with the application fee as mentioned in the Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology Fee Structure.

Application Form for IIST Admission 2022

The application form for every program is available on the official portal of the Institute. 

Documents Required for IIST Admission 2022

The required documents for the application process are:

  • HSC Marksheet
  • SSC mark sheet
  • JEE [Advance] Rank card
  • Transfer certificate
  • Migration certificate, if any
  • Caste certificate
  • Birth certificate

Steps to Apply for IIST Admission

The steps required for the application process are mentioned below.

  1. Visit the official website of the Institute.
  2. Click on the Admission Tab.
  3. Select the desired course among the options.
  4. Select Online Application Portal and the page will be directed to the registration page.
  5. Fill out with required details.
  6. Upload the scanned documents.
  7. Upon completion, submit the required application fee.

IIST Admission Helpline 

The contact details for IIST, Thiruvananthapuram are mentioned below. 

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology Contact Details
Phone +91 (471) 2568477, 2568478
Address Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Valiamala P.O., Thiruvananthapuram - 695547, Kerala, India
Email [email protected]

IIST Trivandrum Admission Highlights

Courses Exams Accepted Admission Form
B.Tech [Bachelor of Technology] JEE Main

M.Sc [Master of Science] -
M.Tech [Master of Technology] -

FAQs

What are the courses offered at IIST, Thiruvananthapuram?

The courses offered are B.Tech, B.Tech+M.Tech, M.Tech and PhD in the field of Science, Engineering, and Technology. 

How many specializations are offered for the B.Tech course at IIST, Thiruvananthapuram?

The B.Tech course offers two specializations: Aerospace Engineering, Electronics, and Communication Engineering(Avionics).

What are the eligibility criteria for M.Tech at IIST, Thiruvananthapuram?

The candidates must have a BE/ B.Tech with 60% marks in the qualifying examinations to be eligible for the M.Tech courses.

IIST Trivandrum Reviews

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Academics & Faculty

4.5

Fees and Scholarship

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Placements & Internships

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College Infrastructure

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Hostels & Food

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Social Atmosphere

4.5

Clubs & Associations

3.9

Sudhanshu | Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Aerospace Engineering), batch of 2017

Reviewed on Nov 02, 2016

  • 3.5
  • Admission 3.5
Admission
  • Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology provides an environment which is conducive to a research enterprise.
  • Advanced facilities like Cryogenic lab, Advanced Propulsion and Laser Diagnostic lab, Nanotechnology lab are centres where cutting-edge research takes place.
  • The researches are advanced by collaborative efforts between student, faculty and Scientists and Engineers community from Liquid Propulsions Systems Center LPSC and Vikram Sarabhai Space Center VSSC, ISRO.
  • Successful students-led projects like VYOM - Sounding rocket and IIST Nano-satellite are a testament to the claim. IIST offers B.Tech. program in Aerospace Engineering, Avionics and Physical Sciences. 
  • The eligibility criteria are to clear JEE MAIN which is used to prepare merit list for those who apply for IIST at its website.
  • JEE Advanced is used as minimum eligibility criteria.
  • An all India rank below 5000 can help you secure branch of your choice. 

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

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2017

  • 4.5
  • Admission 4.5
Admission

A good rank in JEE ADVANCED is enough to get into Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram. A cutoff is up to AIR 8000 for general category. So it's very much easier to get into Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram.

Nikhil | Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Agricultural Engineering), batch of 2017

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2016

  • 4.5
  • Admission 4.5
Admission
  • 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.

Gaurav | B tech , batch of 2011

Reviewed on May 28, 2018

  • 4
  • Admission 4
Admission

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

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

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2017

  • 2.5
  • Admission 2.5
Admission

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

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

Reviewed on Feb 26, 2018

  • 3
  • Admission 3
Admission

Students can take the admission through the JEE ADVANCED 2019 marks. 

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