Indian Institute Of Space Science & Technology (IIST), Thiruvananthapuram Admissions 2018

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) Estd : 2007 Approved by : UGC Type : Government
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MTech/MSc admissions at IIST: Apply by April 30

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Valiamala PO, Thiruvananthapuram is inviting applications for the admissions to various Master of Technology and Master of Science programme for the 2018-19 academic session. Each programme is offering 6 seats

IIST Application Fee 2018:

  • The application fee for women candidates is Rs.300 and is Rs. 600 for SC/ST/ PD candidates.

  • The application fee is payable only after two days of registration and is payable only through SBI collect.

  • The last date for application 30 April 2018 and the last day to pay the application fee is 2 May 2018.

IIST Eligibility  M.Tech/ MSc Criteria 2018

  • For admission to the M.Tech/ M.Sc programmes applicants must be an Indian citizen.

  • Applicants should not be more than 30 years of age on 30 April 2018.

  • As per government of India, age relaxation is applicable for SC/ST and physically disabled candidates. However, there is no age relaxation for OBC/ women candidates.

  • Candidates must have a B.Tech/ B.E./ Masters of Science or equivalent degree to apply for the same, with a minimum aggregate of 60 %.

  • The minimum aggregate required for the reserved category ( SC/ST) is 55%.

Also, SC/ST/OBC and persons with disabilities are required to upload their respective certificates within the given time period. As the application for them will only be processed after the receipt of proofs online.

IIST M.Tech/ MSc Selection Process 2018

  • Candidates who are shortlisted for M.Tech/ M.Sc in the following department need to appear in the interview/written test. The list of shortlisted candidates will be released on the official IIST website.

  1. Department of Chemistry

  2. Earth and Space Sciences

  3. Mathematics and Physics

  • For the admission to the M.Sc/ M.Tech programme offered by Department of Aerospace Engineering and Avionics, shortlisting of candidates will be based on the valid GATE score.

  • In case the shortlisted candidate fails to pay the application fee within given time, the seat will be alloted to the next candidate in the merit list.

IIST Scholarships 2018:

Students shortlisted for Masters in Science Programme will be provided scholarship by IIST. However, candidates who are applying for M.Tech programme via GATE score will be provided scholarship through AICTE. Also, candidates who are employed in Government/ PSUs/ Semi Government bodies need to provide the institute with a No Objection Certificate during the time of interview.

Contact Details of Indian Institute Of Space Science & Technology, Thiruvananthapuram

  • Contact No:
    +91 (471) 2568452 , 2568600
  • Email ID:
  • Website:
  • Address:
    Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, (Dept. of Space, Govt. of India) Valiamala, Thiruvananthapuram-695 547, Kerala, India.
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