Nikhil Hubballi

Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Agricultural Engineering) | Batch of 2017

Nikhil Hubballi's Review on Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram

Overall Rating : 9 / 10

Written on 16 Nov 2016

Academics & Faculty
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10 /10

  • Class timings vary from 9 am to 5.30 pm with classes, labs throughout the day. We get projects, assignments to attend the need to enhance skills in each subject. Quality and method of teaching are pretty good with faculty being mostly researched fellows and scientists. 
  • The overall experience of the college is excellent.

Fees & Scholarship
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10 /10

  • The course fee is null as long as you secure 7.5 GPA in a given semester. The scholarship is available to every student in a bachelor's course. Loans are not necessary, in case one doesn't secure required GPA, the course fees are INR48000

Placements & Alumni Network
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6 /10

  • On selection for the course, the entire fees are funded by the department of space as long as one secures a score of 7.5 GPA in any given semester.
  • Mainly the recruitment happens into ISRO, a new placement cell being established to cater the needs. A pretty good alumni network with people working in ISRO, doing research jobs, MS and PhD courses in India and abroad also few startups.

Infrastructure & Transportation
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10 /10

  • 12 Hostels, (9 for boys, 3 for girls). There are no Hostel fees as long as you secure required GPA. The living is restricted to only in hostels, no option to live outside the college. Food is pretty good with various options of north and south Indian food varieties. Infrastructure is excellent in classrooms, labs, library, dining halls. Wifi is also available in the academic area as well as the residential area. Lab facilities are the best available.

Clubs & Associations
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8 /10

  • There are no societies as such but there are many clubs active in the college. Aeroclub. astronomy club, physics club, cinema club etc to cover technical, social, environmental aspects of life. Onam is the biggest festival celebrated along with it all other major festivals are celebrated by students. College life, in general, is good. 

Eligibility Criteria & Admission Process
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  • 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.

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