IIST 

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST) is a government-aided institute and deemed university for the study and research of space science, located at Valiamala, .

IIST offers regular engineering undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate programmes with focus on space science, technology and applications.

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology was ranked 23 by the  (NIRF) engineering category in 2018.

 

  • UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES at IIST

    • 4-Year B.Tech. in Aerospace Engineering

    • 4-Year B.Tech. in Electronics & Communication Engineering (with specialization in Avionics)

    • 5-Year Dual Degree (B.Tech. + Master of Science/Master of Technology)

    • The 5-year Dual Degree programme leads to B.Tech. degree in Engineering Physics and any of the following Post-Graduate degree specializations:

(i) Master of Science (Astronomy & Astrophysics) (ii) Master of Technology (Earth System Science) (iii) Master of Science (Solid State Physics) (iv) Master of Technology (Optical Engineering) (There is no exit option at the end of four years).

Scope of IIST:

  • ISRO shall provide job absorption in its establishments to the eligible B.Tech and DualDegree students of IIST, in the order of merit and only to the extent of vacancies notified for IIST absorption .

  • The eligibility criteria are: (i) Completion of the B.Tech. Programme in 4 years or the Dual Degree programme in 5 years (ii) A minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 7.5 out of 10 (iii) Fully medically fit as per ISRO norms

  • Students who are offered a job in ISRO/DOS are mandated to serve as Scientist/Engineer-‘SC’ in any ISRO/DOS centres for a minimum period of 3 years

  • If absorbed, they will be posted as Scientist/Engineer-‘SC’ in any ISRO/DOS Centre. Currently, Scientist/Engineer- ‘SC’ is placed in Level 10 of the Central Government 7th pay commission Pay Matrix Table.

Eligibility for Admissions to Undergraduate Programmes 2019

Candidates must make sure that they satisfy the criteria given below for applying for admission to Undergraduate Programmes in IIST.

    • Citizenship

      Only Indian citizens are eligible to apply for admission in IIST.

    • Date of Birth

      Candidates belonging to General category (GEN) and Other Backward Classes (OBC) categories must have been born on or after October 1, 1994. Candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST) and Persons with Disabilities (PD) categories must have born on or after October 1, 1989.
      The date of birth as recorded in the high school/first Board /or its equivalent will be accepted. If the certificate does not mention the date of birth, candidate must submit an authenticated document from competent authority indicating the date of birth at the time of Counselling.

Qualifying Examination (10+2 or Equivalent)

Must have secured at least 75% aggregate marks in the Class XII (or equivalent) Board examination. The aggregate marks for SC, ST and PD candidates should be at least 65%. The marks scored in the following five subjects will be considered for calculating the aggregate marks criterion.

The qualifying examination should be any of the following:

Marks scored in JEE(Advanced)-2019 Examination

Candidates who are desirous to join B.Tech. Programmes in IIST must appear for the Joint Entrance Examination (Main)-2019 conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi to qualify themselves to appear for Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced)-2019 conducted by IITs and secure the minimum prescribed category-wise marks in JEE (Advanced)-2019 as given below

More details of JEE (Main) – 2019 may be viewed at http://www.jeemain.nic.in
More details of JEE (Advanced) – 2019 may be viewed at http://www.jeeadv.ac.in 

IMPORTANT: The candidates applying for IIST admission are advised to make sure that they have secured the above minimum prescribed subject-wise marks and aggregate marks, when the JEE (Advanced) website displays the answer keys.

IIST Admission Rank list will be generated only for those candidates who register online for admission to IIST and satisfy all the eligibility criteria. Please note that IIST Admission Rank list will be prepared based on their marks scored in JEE(Advanced)-2019. The IIST admission web portal for online registration will be open from 22 May, up to 5 June 2019.

  1. Financial Assistance

 

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • A language (if the candidate has taken more than one language, then the language with the higher marks will be considered)
  • Any subject other than the above four (the subject with the highest marks will be considered)
  • The final examination of the 10+2 system, conducted by any recognized Central/State Board, such as Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi; Council for Indian School Certificate Examination (ISCE), New Delhi, etc., recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
  • Intermediate or two-year Pre-University examination conducted by a recognized Board/University.
  • Final examination of the two-year course of the Joint Services Wing of the National Defence Academy.
  • Vocational Higher Secondary Examination.
  • Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Institute of Open Schooling with a minimum of five subjects.
  • Any Public School/Board/University examination in India or in any foreign country recognized as equivalent to the 10+2 system by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
  • General Certificate Education (GCE) examination (London / Cambridge /Sri Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level.
  • High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva.
  • In case the relevant qualifying examination is not a public examination, the candidate must have passed at least one public (Board or Pre-University) examination at an earlier level.
  • General Candidates (GEN): At least 20% marks in aggregate and at least 5% marks in each of the three subjects (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics).
    • Other Backward Community – Non Creamy Layer (OBC-NCL) Candidates: At least 18% marks in aggregate and at least 4.5% marks in each of the three subjects (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics)
    • Scheduled Caste(SC), Scheduled Tribe(ST) & Persons with Disabilities(PD) Candidates: At least 10% marks in aggregate and at least 2.5% marks in each of the three subjects (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics).

As performance based financial assistance is provided by DOS to the B.Tech. and Dual degree program students of IIST, ISRO/DOS will have the first right to absorb them, subject to the human resource requirements of ISRO/DOS.

    • DoS/ISRO shall provide job absorption in its establishments to the eligible undergraduate students of IIST, in the order of merit and only to the extent of vacancies notified for IIST absorption (generally, this notification will be made in the final year of the programme).
    • The eligibility criteria are:
      • Completion of the B.Tech. Programme in four years or the Dual Degree programme in five years
      • A minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 7.5 out of 10
      • Fully medically fit as per ISRO norms
    • DoS/ISRO does not guarantee ISRO/DoS job absorption of all eligible students. Students who are not offered absorption by ISRO/DoS are free of any financial obligations notwithstanding the DoS assistanceship that they have availed.
    • Students who are offered a job in ISRO/DOS are mandated to serve as Scientist/Engineer-‘SC’ in any ISRO/DOS centres for a minimum period of 3 years. On failing to accept the job offer, a student is liable to pay Rs.10 lakhs to IIST/DOS as per the Surety Bond (on a Rs.100/- Non-Judicial paper duly signed by the student, parent and surety) executed at the time of admission to B.Tech. and Dual degree Programmes in IIST. If absorbed, they will be posted as Scientist/Engineer-‘SC’ in any ISRO/DOS Centre. Currently, Scientist/Engineer- ‘SC’ is placed in Level 10 of the Central Government 7th pay commission Pay Matrix Table. The basic emoluments at present will be approximately Rs. 56,100/- p.m. In addition, House Rent Allowance [HRA] and Transport Allowance at the prescribed rates in force at the place of posting are applicable. The employees will be governed by the National Pension System. Other facilities are available such as medical facilities for self and dependants, Leave Travel Concession Group Insurance, etc.

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ELIGIBILITY FOR UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSION : ( 2018 )

  • Only Indian citizens are eligible to apply for admission in IIST.

  • Candidates belonging to General category (GEN) and Other Backward Classes (OBC) categories must have been born on or after October 1, 1993. ( For 2018 eligibility)

  • Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST) and Persons with Disabilities (PD) categories must have born on or after October 1, 1988.

  • Must have secured at least 75% aggregate marks in the Class XII (or equivalent) Board examination. The aggregate marks for SC, ST and PD candidates should be at least 65%.

  • JEE (Advanced) :

General Candidates (GEN): At least 20% marks(i.e.72 marks out of 360) in aggregate and at least 5% marks (i.e. 6 marks out of 120) in each of the three subjects (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics).

b. Other Backward Community – Non Creamy Layer OBC (NCL) Candidates: At least 18% marks(i.e. 65 marks out of 360) in aggregate and at least 4.5% marks (i.e. 5 marks out of 120) in each of the three subjects (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics).

c. SC, ST & PD Candidates: At least 10% marks(i.e.36 marks out of 360) in aggregate and at least 2.5% marks(i.e. 3 marks out of 120) in each of the three subjects (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics).

 

IIST UG ADMISSION PROCESS ;

  • ONLINE REGISTRATION and APPLICATION FEE PAYMENT

  • RANKLIST ;Please note that IIST Admission Rank list will be prepared based on their aggregate marks scored in JEE(Advanced)-2018.

  • ONLINE CHOICE FILLING-IN BY CANDIDATES

IIST Exam Date 2019

Here we are providing the official dates for various UG, PG & other courses:

For UG Courses:

Events Dates (Announced)
Release of admission brochure 7th May 2019
Registration starts 22nd May 2019
Last date for registration 5th June 2019
Last Date to submit the application fee June 2019
Release of rank list Last week of June 2019
Counselling begins 1st week of July 2019

 

 

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