The Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), a ‘Deemed to be University’ under Section 3 of the UGC Act 1956, established by the Department of Space(DOS),Government of India, offers undergraduate, post-graduate, doctoral and post-doctoral programmes in broad areas of space science, technology and applications. The institute is committed to excel in teaching, learning and research. IIST fosters state-of-the-art
research and development in space studies and creates a think-tank to explore new directions for the Indian space programme.
IIST offers Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) programmes in three branches, namely
(i) Aerospace Engineering
(iii) Physical Sciences.
The total number of seats for the B.Tech Programmes in IIST for the academic year
2014-15 is 156. The seat matrix for different programmes is as follows:
B.Tech. in Aerospace Engineering : 60
B.Tech. in Avionics : 60
B.Tech. in Physical Sciences : 60
IIST provides Financial Assistance Package funded by Department of Space (DOS), Government of India for students admitted to B.Tech programme, once in a semester, to meet the expenses of education viz. Tuition Fee, Students Amenity Fee, Hostel charges including dining, Establishment charges and Medical cover. An additional Book Allowance of Rs.3000/- is also provided to each student for every semester. In the event a student, while studying in IIST, fails to secure a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 7.5 out of 10 point scale, in any semester, the Student will not be paid full
Assistanceship for the succeeding semester. In such cases, the student will have to remit the pre-notified Fee (Tuition Fee, students’ amenity fee, Hostel charges including dining, establishment charges and medical coverage to students) for the particular semester to continue the studies.
* Candidates must make sure that they satisfy ALL the eligibility criteria described below for applying for admission to B.Tech Programmes in IIST.
* Citizenship Only Indian citizens are eligible to apply for admission in IIST.
* Candidates seeking admission to IIST should have passed their Qualifying Examination, with
* Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as subjects of the curriculum.
* Candidates belonging to GEN and OBC categories must secure an aggregate of at least 70% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM) in the qualifying examination and those belonging to SC/ST/PD should have an aggregate of at least 60% marks in PCM subjects in the qualifying examination.
(i) 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.
(ii) Intermediate or two-year Pre-University examination conducted by a recognized Board/University.
(iii) Final examination of the two-year course of the Joint Services Wing of the National Defence Academy.
(iv) Vocational Higher Secondary Examination.
(v) Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Institute of Open Schooling with a minimum of five subjects.
(vi) 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).
(vii) General Certificate Education (GCE) examination (London / Cambridge /Sri Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level.
(viii) 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.
For online registration of the application, the candidate should have access to a computer, a laser printer and Internet connection. They should also have their JEE (Main)-2014 Roll Number, JEE (Advanced)-2014 Roll Number and a valid email id.
Candidates should register their application only through online portal admission2014.iist.ac.in and Download/Print the Challan to remit the registration fee as given in the table below:
Male candidates in GEN and OBC : Rs. 600/- (Six Hundred only)
Female candidates in GEN and OBC : Rs. 300/- (Three Hundred only)
All SC, ST, PD candidates : Rs.300/-(Three Hundred only)
The payment can made in any one of the branches of State Bank of India (SBI) or Union Bank of India (UBI), on the next working day onwards, after the date of successful completion of Online Registration, using a Challan that has been downloaded and printed from our website. The Registration fee is non-refundable.
Online registration of application opens on - 8 th June, 2014 (10 a.m.)
Online registration of application closeson - 7 th July, 2014 (11:00 p.m.) **
Last date for remitting Registration fee in Bank 8 th July, 2014 **
Last date for entering payment details by the candidate in the online application portal - 8 th July, 2014 **
Last date of uploading the scanned image (PDF/JPEG) of the Institute copy of Challan (with Bank Seal) - 8th July, 2014 **
For NRI Candidates:
-Last date for uploading the scanned image (PDF/JPEG) of the Demand Draft - 8 th July 2014 **
- Last date of receipt of Demand Draft at IIST by POST 10 th July 2014
Publication of IIST Admission Rank list - 11 th July 2014
** Dates may change subject to the actual date of publishing of All India Rank List (AIR) of JEE(Main)-2014. Change of date, if any, will be published at www.iist.ac.in
Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology
Thiruvananthapuram - 695547
Help Line: 0471-2568477, 2568478, 2568555
Email: [email protected]
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