10 June 2018
IIST Admission in B.Tech and Dual Degree programme is based on JEE Main and JEE Advanced Score. Only those students are eligible to apply for IIST who qualify for JEE advanced and also appear in the exam. IIST Admissions 2018 will be done on the basis of the marks secured in JEE Advanced 2018. IIST invites admission for the undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and post-doctoral levels in areas with special focus space sciences, space technology, and space applications. The brochure for the IIST is available on the website from 2 May 2018. IIST Admission process will be started from 22 May 2018. Interested candidates can apply for the B.Tech and the Dual Degree Programme until 10 June 2018.
|IIST Admission Brochure Release Date||2 May 2018|
|Online Registration for IIST admission begins||22 May 2018|
|Registration Closes||10 June 2018|
|Last Date for Payment of Registration Fees for B.Tech Admission||Second week of June 2018|
|Date of Publishing IIST Admission Rank List 2018||Third week of June 2018|
|IIST Counselling begins||First week of July 2018|
The IIST offers the B.Tech Course with specialization in following subjects
|General/OBC||Born on or after 1 October 1992|
Born on or after 1 October 1987.
The candidates need to fulfill the eligibility for qualifying examination. The candidates must ensure that they meet the eligibility criteria before applying for admission in IIST.
The candidates must have obtained the minimum qualifying marks in Class 12 or equivalent examination to get admission in IIST. The minimum qualifying marks are different for each category which is given below
|Gen/ OBC||Minimum 75% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics (PCM)|
|SC/ST/PD||Minimum 65% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics (PCM)|
The candidate desirous to take admission in B.Tech courses at IIST should have taken Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM) in Class 12 or equivalent
For undertaking B.Tech Programmes in IIST the candidate must appear for:
JEE Main 2018 is conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi to qualify themselves to appear for JEE Advanced 2018 conducted by IITs.The minimum marks to be secured by the candidate in JEE Advanced 2018 are
|Minimum Aggregate Marks||Minimum Marks In Physics, Chemistry
Mathematics in JEE Advanced
|General||20%||5% marks in each of the three subjects
(Physics Chemistry and Mathematics).
|OBC- NCL||18%||4.5% marks in each of the three subjects|
|SC, ST & PD||10%||2.5 % marks in each of the three subjects|
IIST Admission process will be started from 22 May 2018 and the candidates interested in pursuing the B.Tech and Dual Degree can apply online. The candidates should know that the application form can only be made through online mode. There is no procedure to fill the offline application.
Click Here to Apply Online
(Link will be activated on 22 May 2018)
The last date to apply for IIST Admission is 10 June 2018. To fill the application form, the candidates need their JEE Main 2018 Roll Number and JEE Advanced 2018 Roll Number and valid e-mail id.
The application process has now been started. The link to apply online for IIST admission is available on this page. To apply online, the candidates are suggested to click on the given link and follow the steps given below.
The NRI candidates need to upload the scanned copy of the Demand Draft drawn in favour of “The Registrar, IIST” payable at Thiruvananthapuram, India. They must write their name and Registration number on the back side of the Demand Draft.
View Application Status
Once the Application Form has been filled, and all formalities have been done, candidates can check their Application status. Candidates need to enter the IIST Registration No. and Password to check the status.
Chairman, Undergraduate Admissions-2018,
Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology,
Candidates are suggested to check the details of the application form before the final submission because once the application processed then the candidates will not be able to do any changes.
The candidates do not need to send any hard copy of the duly filled in IIST Application Form to the authority. Candidates have to submit their Application Form through Online mode only. However, candidates are requested to take a print out of the duly filled in Application Form for future use.
|Male candidates in GEN and OBC-NCL||Rs. 600|
|Female candidates in GEN and OBC-NCL||Rs. 300|
|All SC, ST, PD candidates||Rs.300|
IIST Admission Rank list will be generated only for those candidates who register online for admission to IIST and satisfy all the eligibility criteria. IIST Admission Rank List is based on candidates’ position in the All-India Rank list (including category rank) prepared and published by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).
IIST has in total 140 seats for 2018-19 session combined in all the B.Tech Courses. The candidates can see the distribution of seats according to the specialization.
|Specialization||No. of seats|
|Dual Degree (B.Tech. and M.S./M.Tech.)||20|
IIST Admission 2018 - Reservation of Seats
Candidates belonging to certain categories are admitted to seats reserved based on relaxed criteria as per applicable rules of the Government of India. The categories included are:
IIST B.Tech Admission Cut-off list
The B.Tech cut-off list for the year 2018-19 has not been released yet. Once it gets declared, the table with the latest IIST B.Tech Admission cut-off list will be updated. However, the last year Rank list is given below. Candidates can check the last year cut-off list
Opening & Closing Rank as per JEE Main Rank List
Opening & Closing Rank as per IIST Rank List
Financial Assistance for B.Tech Students Joining IIST- Scheme Valid from the academic years 2013-14 onwards
Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology
Dept.of Space, Govt.of India,
Valiamala P.O., Thiruvananthapuram - 695 547
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