Indian Institute Of Space Science & Technology (IIST), Thiruvananthapuram Campus & Infrastructure

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The campus is located at Valiamala,about 25 kms from Thiruvananthapuram city, on the way to the famous hill resort of Ponmudi. The sitemap has two campuses planned spread over a total area of around 100 acres situated close to the foot hills of Sahyadri ranges. At present, the Academic campus which also houses the student hostels is nearing completion. The institute provides full-fledged infrastructure of international standards to develop an excellent academic and research atmosphere. Modern environment friendly buildings of unique architecture merge well with the surrounding forest area. The academic activities spread across four blocks – Aerospace, Physical Sciences, Avionics and Interdisciplinary. Of these the first two are fully functional and host all the seven departments. The Academic blocks are equipped with spacious lecture halls and well-designed research and curriculum laboratories. The Academic blocks also house the offices of the faculty members and research scholars. An imposing Library building is centrally located. IIST also has an Astronomical Observatory situated on the roof top of the Physical Sciences building.

  • Area
    100 Acres
  • Buit up area
    100 Acres
  • Total Students
  • Hostel Facility

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IIST Hostel and Fees Structure

IIST has currently 11 hostels functioning in the campus, built based on contemporary architecture. The hostels are named after the mythological constellations ‘nakshatras‘.

Each of these hostel-blocks has well-ventilated rooms designed to accommodate students on single and shared occupancy basis. The hostel rooms are furnished with cots, study-tables, chairs, cupboards and bookshelves, enabling comfortable stay and to ensure a learning conducive environment. Each floor has common washrooms with modern sanitation facilities. Hygiene and cleanliness of the rooms, floors and surroundings are taken care of by routine house-keeping services.

There are separate hostels for B.Tech, M.Tech and Research Scholars and around 800+ students reside in the campus B.Tech and M.Tech programs being fully residential. Hostels are located in the quieter part of the campus with proximity to mess and cafeteria and a medical centre which functions round the clock. Each hostel has provision for safe drinking water with hot and cold water dispensers, 24 Hr uninterrupted power supply with generator backup, housekeeping services, reading room with national and vernacular newspapers, indoor games facility, LCD television with satellite connection etc. and centralized gym facility with modern fitness equipments. All hostels are WiFi enabled with High-Speed Access to the Internet, Digital Library and other Digital Learning Resources. A laundry service provider, a nationalised Bank with ATM facility and a book stall is available in the campus in the close vicinity to the hostels to meet the needs of resident students.

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Students Activities & Clubs

Music club
Dance club
Quiz club
Photography club
Astronomy club
Nature Club

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