IIST 2018: Know About This Reputed Exam

IIST (Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology)

IIST (Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology) is a deemed university which offers education in space sciences & space technology. It is a government aided institution which seeks admission on the basis of JEE Main & Advanced 2018 score. Thousands of candidates want to take admission in IIST for completing their under graduate and post graduate degree. Candidates who have ranked well in JEE Main or Advanced exam are eligible to take part in the admission process of IIST. This institute offers various UG/PG/Doctoral/Post Doctoral courses which are related to space research. Here candidates can easily find all information about IIST Admission 2018.

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Some Important Dates IIST 2018

Before applying, candidates must check the recent declarations of all the activities including, filling application form, last date of submission, exam date & result out date of IIST 2018. The tentative dates of IIST2018 for UG/PG courses are mentioned below. Candidates can check the dates from here:

Candidates can check here the tentative dates of IIST Admission 2018 for UG courses:

Events Dates
Online registration starts 4th week of May 2018
Last Date of online registration 2nd week of June 2018
Last Date for remitting application fee in Bank last week of June 2018
Rank list release last week of June 2018
Counselling starts 1st week of July 2018

Candidates can check here the tentative dates of IIST Admission 2018 for PG courses:

Events Dates
Online application release 2nd week of April 2018
Closing for online submission of applications 1st week of May 2018
Last date for payment of application fee 2nd week of May 2018
List of short listed students for interview 3rd week of May 2018
Interview round 1st week of June 2018
Declaration of interview result 4th week of June 2018
Counselling starts 1st week of July 2018


IIST Application Form 2018

Candidates who wish to take part in admission procedure can fill the application form via official site of institute and submit the form on site as well. Candidates can fill their form from the 4th week of May’18 for UG courses and 2nd week of April ’18 for PG courses. After successful registration, fill all details correctly, like personal, educational, communication, rank in JEE Advanced, and many other details. Enter all the required details of yours in the registration form opened on the screen and then click on “Submit” button. Candidates must upload the scanned documents like latest photograph, signature, medical certificate, caste certificate (if applicable). Take printout of the filled application for future use.

Apply Online for IIST 2018 from official website at – www.iist.ac.in

Application Fee

Candidate can pay fee to the institute via online/offline method. The application fee is nonrefundable. Applicant can pay fee through bank challan from any branch of SBI/UBI.  NRI Candidate can pay fee thru demand draft (DD).Application fee are different for UG/PG course which mentioned below:

UG COURSES        

  • Gen                                 250/-
  • SC/ST/PWD/women 125/-       


  • Gen(male)/OBC (male)        600/-
  • Female (Gen/OBC,SC,ST)   300/-

DD should be drawn in favour of “THE REGISTRAR, IIST” at thriuvanathapuram, India. In any case application form incomplete, DD is wrongly enclosed, not affixed photograph, fill not complete basic details, will be invalid or not processed.


The Chairman,

Undergraduate Admission-2016

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology

Valiamala (P.O.), Thiruvanathapuram-695547, Kerala, India.

Eligibility Criteria

 Eligibility for UG Courses

  • Candidate nationality should be Indian
  • Passed 12th with reputed board
  • Secure minimum 75% marks in 12th exam with physics, chemistry and mathematics are compulsory subject
  • Must have born on or after October 1,1993 for general and OBC category
  • For SC/ST Candidate passed with at least 65% marks
  • Who belongs SC/ST category must have born on or after October 1,1988

Eligibility for PG Courses

  • Candidate must belong to India nationality
  • Must have qualified BE/B.Tech/M.Sc/M.S OR equivalent degree from a recognized university
  • Candidate must have ranked in GATE/JEST/UGC NET
  • Age limit 28 years as on the last date of application
  • Age relaxation for SC/ST candidate



Seat Reservation for IIST 2018

Candidates whose will qualify both examination (JEE Main & JEE Advanced), they will get admission in IIST. Institute have reserved seats for some categories which mentioned below:

S. No. Category Name Reserved Seats
1 Other Backward Class Category Candidates 27%
2 Scheduled Caste Category Candidates 15%
3 Scheduled Tribe Category Candidates 7.5%
4 Persons With Disabilities Category Candidates 3%

Courses Offered

Undergraduate courses
  • B.Tech (Avionics, Aerospace Engineering)
  • M.Tech+M.S./M.Tech  (dual degree)
  • M.Tech in (Thermal and propulsion, Geoinformatics, VLSI and Microsystems, Machine Learning and Computing, Optical Engineering, Materials Science and Technology
  • M.S  in (Astronomy and Astrophysics)
Postgraduate courses