IIST Admission to Undergraduate Programmes (B.Tech. 2013)

(Declared as Deemed to be University under Section 3 of the UGC Act 1956)
Valiamala P.O., Thiruvananthapuram – 695547, Kerala


The Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), an autonomous body under Department of Space was formed in 2007. IIST was set up with the primary objective of generating high quality human resources to meet the requirements of DOS/ISRO. IIST presently functions from a 100 acre campus at Valiamala, located about 18 Km from Thiruvananthapuram city.

IIST offers a range of academic programmes namely B. Tech. and M.Tech. with specific focus on space science and space technology and applications.
Admission to B.Tech. Programme 2013

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), announces admission to its 4-year B.Tech Degree Programmes in Aerospace Engineering, Avionics and Physical Sciences for the academic year 2013-14.

Aerospace Engineering programme includes foundation level courses in Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer, Aerodynamics, Flight Mechanics, Solid Mechanics and Material Science and applied courses in Propulsion Systems, Aerospace Structures and Precision manufacturing processes for launch vehicles, aircrafts and spacecrafts.

Avionics programme covers courses in Electronics and Electrical Engineering that includes Control system, Digital Electronics. VLSI, MEMS design. Communication and Computer systems with thrust on aerospace vehicle and satellite systems, flight navigation systems, satellite communication, microwave and antenna engineering.

Physical Sciences programme has been designed to cater to the science requirements of the country in general and space research in particular. The curriculum include foundation and advanced level courses on Applied Mathematics, Classical and Modern Physics as well as courses in the areas of space sciences such as Astronomy & Astrophysics, Remote Sensing and Earth System Sciences.

RESERVATION OF SEATS: IIST follows the reservation policy of Government of India as applicable to Higher Educational Institutions for reservation of seats for various categories.

ASSISTANCESHIP: The full assistanceship per semester for tuition fees, hostel accommodation and boarding, etc. shall be borne by IIST for each student, subject to meeting the performance standards set by IIST, from time to time.

PLACEMENT: On successful completion of the Under Graduate Programme in IIST, students meeting the specified academic standards of IIST may be absorbed in DOS/ISRO as Scientists/Engineers as per recruitment norms of DOS/ISRO centres for IIST Groduates.

• Only Indian citizens can apply for admission to IIST
• The date of birth of the candidates belonging to GEN and OBC (NCL) categories should be on or after October 1, 1988, while the date of birth of those belonging to SC, ST and PD categories should be on orofter October 1,1983.
• After qualifying the Joint Entrance Examination, JEE (Main)-2013 conducted by CBSE, the candidate must appear for IIT-JEE(Advanced)-2013 and score the following minimum prescribed category-wise marks in JEE(Advanced)-2013:

[a] General Candidates: At least 5% marks in each of the three subjects (Physics. Chemistry and Mathematics) and 20% marks in aggregate.
[b] OBC (NCL) Candidates: At least 90% of the marks prescribed for General Candidates as given in (a).
[c] SC. ST & PD Candidates: At least 50% of the marks prescribed for General Candidates as given in (a).

The marks secured by the candidate in JEE(Advanced)-2013 examination will be used only for deciding his/her eligibility for admission.

Admission to Undergraduate Programmes (B.Tech) for the year 2013 will be based on the All India Rank List (including category rank list) prepared and published for the year 2013 by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). This rank list is based on 60% weightage of score in the Joint Entrance Examination JEE(Main)-2013. and 40% of normalized score in Class 12th or other qualifying examinations.

Online registration of application for admission to IIST will commence on 17th May 2013 at our Website www.iist.ac.in and end on 8th July 2013. Detailed information and IIST Admission Brochure will be published in our website by 30th April, 2013.

More details of JEE (Main) – 2013 may be viewed at http://www.jeemain.nic.in

More details of JEE (Advanced) – 2013 may be viewed at http://www.jee.iitd.ac.in

Detailed Information and Admission Brochure shall be published by 30th April 2013. For more information, please visit http://www.iist.ac.in/admission/

Contact email: ugadmission@iist.ac.in

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