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

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) Estd : 2007 Approved by : UGC Type : Government
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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
  • Total Students 840
  • Hostel Facility True



Indian Institute Of Space Science & Technology IIST Thiruvananthapuram, with facilities including Canteen, Gym, Mess, Medical Facilities, Shopping, WiFi, Cupboards Availability, Curtains, Bed, Table, Chair, Laundry, TV room, Badminton Court, TT Room, Carom Board, Volleyball Ground, Power Backup, Hot Water, Cold Water

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Quiz club

Photography club

Astronomy club

Nature Club

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