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IIST Kerala 2020: Admission, Courses, Fee & More!

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology Kerala

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology is a public university located in the Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. It is also known as IIST Kerala and it was established in the year 2007. IIST was set up by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) under the Department of Space, Government of India. 

IIST offers various undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in areas that are relevant to space studies. Throughout this article, we are going to share all the essential details about Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Kerala like Affiliations, Admission Process, Courses, Cutoff Details, Eligibility Criteria, Fee Structure & more….

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Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology

College Summary

Before we go to complete college review, let us have a look at the major details of the Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Kerala.

Name of InstituteIndian Institute of Space Science and Technology
Popular NameIIST Kerala, IIST
LocationThiruvananthapuram, Kerala
EstablishmentSeptember 2007
Affiliated Department of Space, Indian Space Research Organisation
Approved byUGC, NAAC-A
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Official Websitehttps://www.iist.ac.in/
CategoryIIT Colleges in India

Affiliations, Recognition, and other Achievement:

  • Affiliated with: Department of Space, Indian Space Research Organisation
  • Aid Status: Public (Deemed University)
  • Approved by: UGC, NAAC-A

Facilities

  • Central Research Facilities
  • Separate Hostels for Girls and Boys college bus for a day
  • Canteen & Cafeteria
  • Indoor and Outdoor Games
  • Wi-fi enabled campus
  • 24 hrs Internet facilities
  • College Bus for Day scholars and Hostilities
  • Soft skill and English communication Lab
  • Industrial Tour
  • Yoga and Meditation Centre
  • Blazer and Uniforms
  • High Performing Computer Lab
  • Nano-Scale Research Facility

Course offered

Below we have mentioned the Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST Kerala) courses offered information candidates can check the details.

UG CoursesDuration
B.Tech. ( Aerospace Engineering )4 Years
B.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering4 Years
Dual Degree (B.Tech + M.Tech)Duration
B.Tech. (Engineering Physics)5 Years
Master of Science (Astronomy & Astrophysics)5 Years
Master of Technology (Earth System Science)5 Years
Master of Science (Solid State Physics)5 Years
Master of Technology (Optical Engineering)5 Years
PG CoursesDuration
M.Tech Thermal and Propulsion2 Years
M.Tech Aerodynamics and Flight Mechanics2 Years
M.Tech Structures and Design2 Years
M.Tech RF and Microwave Engineering2 Years
M.Tech Digital Signal Processing2 Years
 M.Tech VLSI and Microsystems2 Years
M.Tech Control Systems2 Years
M.Tech Power Electronics2 Years
M.Tech. Machine Learning and Computing2 Years
M.Tech Materials Science & Technology2 Years
M.Tech Optical Engineering2 Years
M.Tech Solid State Technology2 Years
M.Tech Earth System Sciences2 Years
M.Tech GeoInformatics2 Years
Master of Science in Astronomy and Astrophysics2 Years
PhD (Aerospace Engineering, Avionics, Chemistry, Earth and Space sciences, Humanities, Mathematics & Physics)3 Years

Seat Matrix

ProgrammeSeats
B.Tech. (Aerospace Engineering)66
B.Tech. (Electronics & Communication Engineering)66
Dual Degree (B.Tech. + Master of Science/Master of Technology)22
NOTE: Beginning 2019 academic year and as per the recent directive, reservation for the Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) to the extent of 6 (six), 6 (six), and 2 (two) seats (10% of last year‟s total strength) in the branches of Aerospace Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering and Dual Degree, respectively is being implemented.

Seat Reservation

CategoryReservation
Scheduled Castes (SC)15%
Scheduled Tribes (ST)7.5%
Other Backward Classes (OBC) belonging to Non-Creamy Layer (NCL)27%
Persons with Disabilities (PD)-(Horizontal Reservation)5%
Economically Weaker Section (EWS)**
**NOTE: Beginning 2019 academic year and as per the recent directive, reservation for the Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) to the extent of 6 (six), 6 (six), and 2 (two) seats (10% of last year‟s total strength) in the branches of Aerospace Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering and Dual Degree, respectively is being implemented.

Admission Procedure

  • B.Tech & Dual Degree Courses: To Get admission in B.Tech & Dual Degree courses one needs to clear the Joint entrance examination (JEE Main).
  • M.Tech: Admission in M.Tech Courses will be based on the GATE Entrance Exam
  • PhD Course: Admission in Phd Course will be based on Online screening test & Interview.

PG 2020 Seat Matrix

How to Apply (For PhD Courses)

  • Applications shall be submitted online at the IIST official website
  • Application fee for General/EWS/OBC candidates who are male is Rs. 700/- per Department (for SC/ST/PD and Women applicants – Rs.350/- per Department).
  • The application fee shall be paid through online after the course registration only.
  • Applicants who are employed in Government/Semi Government/PSUs/ Autonomous Bodies need to produce a “No Objection Certificate (NOC)” from the current employer at the time of Interview.
  • SC/ST/OBC / EWS/Persons with Disabilities (PD) applicants shall upload the relevant certificate in the website before the prescribed date.

NOTE: The candidates will not be allowed to make any changes in their registration profile once submitted. Hence utmost care should be taken by the applicants while filling their profile.

Important Dates (PhD Course)

EventDate
Opening of IIST website for online submission of applicationsMay 15, 2020
Closing of IIST website for online submission of applicationsJune 15, 2020
Display of shortlisted candidates for TestJune 24, 2020 – 1700 hrs
Date of online screening testWill be announced later
Publishing of screening test resultsWill be announced later
Interview DatesJuly 06 – 10, 2020
Display of Provisionally selected candidatesWill be announced later
Last Date of remittance of semester feeWill be announced later
Reporting date at the InstitutionWill be announced later
Classes begin for Ph.D ProgrammeWill be announced later

NOTE: These dates are tentative and could change depending on the situation of the pandemic Covid-19 in the country.

Important Dates (For M.Tech)

EventDate
Opening of IIST website for online submission of applicationsMay 15, 2020
Closing date for online submission of applicationsJune 08, 2020
Last Date for Payment of application feeJune 08, 2020
Display of shortlisted candidates for the branches which have GATE as well as InterviewJune 17, 2020
Display of shortlisted rank list for PG programmes which is based only GATE scoreJune 17, 2020
Interview for candidates for Departments of Chemistry, Earth and Space Sciences, Physics and AvionicsJune 22
Display of short listed rank list Departments of Chemistry, Earth and Space Sciences, Physics and AvionicsJuly 08, 2020
Reporting date at the InstitutionAugust 28, 2020
Classes begins for all PG ProgrammesSeptember 01, 2020
PG Admission ClosesSeptember 14, 2020
NOTE: These dates are tentative and could change depending on the situation of the pandemic Covid-19 in the country.

Eligibility Criteria

Here, in this section, you can get the complete information about Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST Kerala) candidates are advised to check out the eligibility criteria before filling the application form.

CoursesEligibility Criteria
B.TechApplicants must have completed 10+2 with an average minimum of 75% marks (65% marks for SC/ST/PD candidates) from a recognized board or passed an examination holding equivalent value.
M.TechMinimum Qualifications: B.E./B.Tech./Master of Science or equivalent degree with a minimum of 60% marks or CGPA 6.50 out of 10 for General/EWS& OBC category and minimum of 55% marks or CGPA 6.00 out of 10 for SC/ST&PD category . A valid score in GATE/JEST/UGC NET/CSIR-NET in relevant area as the case may be, as specified above is essential
Nationality: Applicant should be an Indian citizen
Age Limit: 32 years as on 08.06.2020. Age relaxation is applicable to SC / ST / Persons with disability (PD) category as per Government of India Orders. No age relaxation for OBC/EWS and women candidates.
PhDNationality: Applicant should be an Indian citizen
Age Limit: Applicant should be below 35 years as on 15.06.2020. Age relaxation is applicable as per Government Rules.
Candidates must have master degree in Engineering /technology with relevant score and clear the written test+Screening Test+Personal interview round.
NOTE: To know more information about Eligibility Criteria you can visit the official website of IIST Kerala.

Fee Structure

Here in this section we have mentioned the information about IIST Keral fee structure, candidates can check the complete details of fee.

IIST Kerala UG Fee

UG Programmes Fee 
Description  Fee
Tuition fee 20,000/-
Students Amenities Fee 4,000/-
Hostel Charges 2,400/-*
Dining Charges 12,000/-
Establishment Charges 8,000/-
Medical  Charges 2,000/-
Total 48,000/-
Caution Deposit (Refundable) 13,000/-
PG Programmes Fee 
Description  Fee
Tuition fee 5,000/-*
Students Amenities Fee 1,300/-
Hostel Charges 45,00/-
Dining Charges Nill
Establishment Charges 8,000/-
Medical  Charges 800/-
Total 19,650/-
Caution Deposit (Refundable) 3000/-

IIST Kerala Fee For Ph.D

Description Full Time (All)% Part Time/Full Time (ISRO/DoS)
Tuition Fee Rs- 1500/- Rs- 1500
Student/Statutory Amenities Fee Rs- 1350/-
Hostel Charges Rs- 4500/-
Establishment Charges Rs- 4000/- Rs- 2000/-
Medical Charge Rs- 800/-
Total Rs- 12,150 Rs- 35,00
Registration Fee Rs- 1000/- Rs- 1000/-
Thesis Submission Fee Rs- 1000/- Rs- 1000/-
Re-Registration Fee (if any) Rs- 1500/- Rs- 1500/-

IIST Kerala PG Fee

IIST Cutoff

Opening and Closing Rank

Category B.Tech. ( Aerospace Engineering ) B.Tech. ( Electronics and Communication ) Dual Degree 
(B.Tech. + Master of Science/Master of Technology)
  Open Close Open Close Open Close
General 43.89% 34.17% 66.94% 33.05% 52.78% 36.39%
OBC 47.78% 30.28% 33.05% 27.22% 33.33% 26.11%
SC 33.89% 19.44% 32.22% 15.83% 22.22% 13.05%
ST 14.44% 11.94% 20.28% 11.11% 15.00% 10.28%

IIST Kerala GATE 2019 Cutoff

Placement

The Institute is famous for it’s out of box placement assistance and global exposure. Every year some of the reputed companies in the field of fashion technology visit the campus to select the students for their company. The Placement Cell of IIST continually liaisons with industry, R&D organizations, and management organizations, with the foresight of Training, Career-Guidance, Internship/Project, and Campus Placements. The Placement Cell works closely in line with the policies of the Institute and tries to coherently match the interests of students with an appropriate job profile.

Rankings and Reputation

Name of InstituteIndian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Kerala
Rating3.7/5
ReputationExcellent
Education3.5/5
FacultyGood
InfrastructureExcellent

Contact Details

Address: Valiamala Road, Valiamala,
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695547
Phone: +9133-24146666
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