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  1. Important Dates
  2. Eligibility Criteria
  3. Application Fee
  4. How to Apply
  5. Exam Pattern
  6. Courses Offered
  7. Syllabus
  8. Admit Card / Hall Ticket
  9. Results
  10. Counselling
  11. Contact Details

ISAT entrance exam is conducted by Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST) for admissions to Bachelor of Technology (B Tech) courses in various branches of engineering. The institute, which is a deemed university, offers courses in the field of engineering and technology at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Selection of the candidates is strictly done on the basis of their performance in the entrance test and counseling, which is conducted by the institute.

Candidates can get the full details of ISAT Exam 2017 such as Application Form, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Important Dates and much more on this post.

About ISAT Exam
Exam Name: IIST Admission Test
Conducting Institute: IIST
Commonly called as: ISAT
Exam Level: University Level
Stream: Engineering Entrance Exam

Important Dates

ISAT Exam Dates
Events Dates
Starting dates for IIST 2017 Online Application June 2017
Last Date for IIST 2017 Online Application: Last week of June 2017.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Indian citizens of a maximum age of 26 years are eligible for application at ISAT. However, the privileged applicants are given a relaxation up to an additional 4 years.
  • The 10+2 Examinations or any equivalent examination must have cleared from a recognized Board / University.
  • Appearing for JEE (Main) and JEE (Advanced) is absolutely necessary for the applicants. In the Advanced examination, General category applicants must score an aggregate of 20% with at least 5% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics individually. OBC category applicants must score an aggregate of 18% with at least 4.5% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics individually. SC / ST / PwD category applicants must score an aggregate of 10% with at least 2.5% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics individually.

Application Fee

ISAT Registration & Examination Fee Structure
Application fee for male candidates (GEN/OBC) Rs. 600
Application fee for female candidates (GEN/OBC) Rs. 300
Application fee for all SC/ST/PD candidates Rs. 300

How to Apply

IIST online registration for PG courses has been started from 7th April, 2017, whereas the registration for UG courses commenced from 8th June, 2017 and continue till the last week of June, 2017. The candidates applying for online application in IIST 2017 have to register themselves through the official portal of IIST 2017. After registration, candidates need to pay the application fee through Challan (for Indian candidates) and DD (for NRI candidates).

Exam Pattern

  • For General Category: candidate must have secured, at least, 74 marks out of 372 (i.e. 20% marks out of the total), along 6 marks out of 124 in each subject (i.e 5% marks out of the total)
  • For Other Backward Class (Non- Creamy Layer) Category: candidates must score minimum of 66 marks out of 372 (i.e. 18% marks out of total) and should also secure, at least, 7 marks out of 124 (i.e. 4.5% marks out of total) in all Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
  • For SC, ST and PwD Category: candidate must have secured, at least, 37 marks out of 372 (i.e. 10% marks out of the total), along 4 marks out of 124 in each subject (i.e 5% marks out of the total)

Courses Offered

IIST offers various UG and PG/M.S./PhD courses in the fields of Science, Engineering & Technology. The courses offered by the University are listed below:

Undergraduate Courses:

  • 4-year B.Tech in Aerospace Engineering and the number of available seats are 60.
  • 4-year B.Tech in Avionics with total available seats of 60.
  • 5-year Dual degree course (B.Tech/, with 20 seats only.

Postgraduate Courses:

  • M.Tech (Thermal and Propulsion)
  • M.Tech (Aerodynamics and Flight Mechanics)
  • M.Tech (Structures and Design) Avionics
  • M.Tech (RF and Microwave Engineering)
  • M.Tech (Digital Signal Processing)
  • M.Tech (VLSI and Microsystems)
  • M.Tech (Control Systems)
  • M.Tech (Power Electronics) Mathematics
  • M.Tech (Machine Learning and Computing)
  • M.Tech (Materials Science and Technology)
  • M.Tech (Optical Engineering)
  • M.Tech (Solid State Technology)Earth and Space Sciences
  • M.Tech (Geoinformatics)
  • M.S. (Astronomy and Astrophysics)

IIST 2017 also offers 5-year dual degree programme of B.Tech in Engineering Physics and M.Tech/M.S. in any one of the following streams chosen by the candidates:

  • M.S. in Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • M.S. in Earth System Science
  • M.S. in Solid State Physics
  • M.Tech. in Optical Engineering


Admit Card / Hall Ticket

Once the process of online application is completed, ISAT will release the admit cards for the applicants in the official website of IIST. Candidates who have applied for this IIST 2017 exam on or before the last date are only eligible to get the ISAT Admit Cards. Hall Tickets for IIST Exam 2017 will be provided few days before the written exam in the official site..


After the completion of Written examination, the IIST will release the results of IIST 2017 exam on its official website. Candidates who have attended the ISAT Entrance Test for the year 2017 can visit the official website for results. The complete details of IIST Entrance Test 2017 will be available on our website. The direct link for IIST 2017 Result will also be updated on our website. IISAT Exam 2017 results will be announced at the official site. Keep visiting our website for more updates.


The counselling of IIST consists of the following steps:

  • Candidates whose names are mentioned in the list are required to register for counselling.
  • The admit card must be produced at the time of IIST counselling.
  • Candidates have to attend the counselling in person and any one parent (compulsory) should accompany them.
  • Parents or guardian must carry a valid photo ID proof while accompanying their wards.
  • Candidates must carry the above mentioned documents for verification during IIST 2017 counselling.

The following documents are required for counselling:

  • Original counselling letter along with the photocopy of counselling letter.
  • Original admit card along with the photocopy of admit card.
  • All the originals and at least two photocopy of 10th and 12th class marksheets.
  • Admit Card.
  • Score Card.
  • Community certificate (SC/ ST/ OBC other) signed by the authorized authority.
  • Original certificate issued by the District Medical Board/ Competent Authority for PD candidates.
  • Passport size photographs.

Contact Details

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology
Valiamala PO, Thiruvananthapuram – 695 547,

Phones : (+91) (0471) 2568477/78/79/52

Fax : (+91) (0471) 2568480

Emails : [email protected]

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