IIST Admission to B.Tech. Programme – 2014

IIST AdmissionsGovernment of India, Department of Space
(Declared as Deemed to be University under Section 3 of the UGC Act 1956)
Valiamala P.O., Thiruvananthapuram – 695547, Kerala

The Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), a Deemed to be University and an autonomous body under Department of Space (DOS) was formed in 2007. IIST was set up with the primary objective of generating high quality human resources to meet the requirements of DOS/ISRO. IIST presently functions from a 100 acre campus at Valiamala, located about 20 Km from Thiruvananthapuram city.

IIST offers a range of academic programmes namely B. Tech. and M.Tech. with specific focus on space science and space technology and applications.


Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), announces admission to its 4- year B. Tech. Degree Programmes for the academic year 2014-15, to eligible Indian citizens, in the following disciplines:
Aerospace Engineering (60 Seats)
Avionics (60 Seats)
Physical Sciences (36 Seats)

Candidates who are desirous to join B.Tech Programmes in IIST must appear for the Joint Entrance Examination (Main)-2014 conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi to qualify themselves to appear for Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced)-2014 conducted by IITs. They must also appear for JEE (Advanced)-2014 and secure the minimum prescribed category-wise marks in JEE (Advanced)-2014 as given below:
(a) General (GEN) Candidates: At least 20% marks in aggregate and at least 5% marks in each of the three subjects (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics).
(b) Other Backward Community-Non Creamy Layer (OBC-NCL) Candidates: At least 18% marks in aggregate and at least 4.5% marks in each of the three subjects (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics).
(c) Scheduled Caste(SC), Scheduled Tribe(ST)& Persons with Disabilities(PD) Candidates: At least 10% marks in aggregate and at least 2.5% marks in each of the three subjects (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics).

More details of JEE (Main)- 2014 may be viewed at http://www.jeemain.nic.in. More details of JEE (Advanced)- 2014 may be viewed at http://www.jee.iitd.ac.in. For more details on the eligibility and procedures for B.Tech Admission in IIST, please visit http://www.iist.ac.in/admission/under-graduate.

IIST ADMISSION RANK LIST: IIST Admission Rank list will be generated only for those candidates who register online for the admission to IIST and satisfying all the eligibility criteria. The IIST web portal for online registration will be opened in the month of May 2014. IIST Admission Rank list will be based on candidates’ position in the All-India Rank list (including category rank) prepared and published by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). CBSE prepares All-India rank list giving 60% weightage to the score in JEE (Main) examination and 40% weightage to the normalised score in Class 12th qualifying examination and is expected to be published in the first week of July, 2014. (Please visit http://www.jeemain.nic.in for more details about the CBSE All-India rank list.)

RESERVATION OF SEATS: IIST follows the reservation policy of Government of India as applicable to Higher Educational Institutions for reservation of seats for various categories.

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Each Semester, IIST provides Financial Assistance (funded by Department of Space, Government of India) for students who meet the performance standards set by IIST. This assistance covers the expenses of education viz. Tuition Fee, Students Amenity Fee, Hostel charges including dining, Establishment charges and Medical needs. In addition, a Book Allowance of Rs.3000/- per semester is also provided to each student.( For more details, visit http://www.list.ac.in/admlssion/under-graduate)

ABSORPTION IN ISRO/DOS: On successful completion of the B.Tech programme, the students who meet the specified academic standards set by IIST, may be absorbed in DOS/ISRO as Scientists/Engineers. As performance based financial assistance is provided by DOS to the B.Tech students of IIST, ISRO/DOS will have the first right to absorb them, subject to the human resource requirements of ISRO/DOS. The job absorption will be as per the recruitment norms of ISRO/DOS Centres for IIST graduates. (For more details on absorption in ISRO/DOS. visit http://www.llst.ac.in/admisslon/under-graduate)

Detailed information and IIST Admission Brochure shall be published by 30th April 2014. For latest information please visit http://www.iist.ac.in/admission/under-graduate Contact email: admission2014@iist.ac.in

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