IIST Thiruvananthapuram B.Tech Admissions 2021

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Overview

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST) Thiruvananthapuram is an autonomous institute under the Department of Space, Govt. of India. It conducts institutional level counselling for admission to its B.Tech and Dual Degree programmes.

Admissions will be done based on the marks scored in JEE (Advanced) 2021.

UPDATE (September 1, 2021): IIST Thiruvananthapuram has released the admission notification for the academic year 2021-22. Registrations will start from October 6, 2021.

Candidates need to apply for IIST Thiruvananthapuram admissions separately after taking the JEE (Advanced) 2021 exam. The online registrations will start after conduct of JEE Advanced exam.

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Eligibility

Citizenship

The candidate must be an Indian citizen.

Date of Birth

  • Candidates must have been born on or after October 1, 1996.
  • There’s a relaxation of 5 years for SC, ST and PD candidates.

Marks in Qualifying Examination

  • Candidates should have secured at least 75% aggregate marks passed in the Class XII (or equivalent) Board examination.
  • The aggregate marks for SC, ST and PD candidates should be at least 65% passing marks.
  • Marks scored in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, any one language, and any other subject will be considered for calculating the aggregate marks criterion.

Marks in JEE (Advanced)

  • General Candidates (GEN) Candidates: At least 16% marks in aggregate and at least 4% marks in each of the three subjects (Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics).
  • Economically Weaker Sections (EWS), Other Backward Community Non-Creamy Layer (OBC-NCL) Candidates: At least 14.4% marks in aggregate and at least 3.6% marks in each of the three subjects (Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics).
  • Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons with Disabilities (PD) Candidates: At least 8% marks in aggregate and at least 2% marks in each of the three subjects (Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics).

Criteria of Selection

Admissions will be based on the aggregate marks scored in JEE (Advanced) – 2021 Examination.

Application Fee

The prescribed fee for IIST Admissions 2021 is as follows:

CategoryApplication Fee
GEN/ EWS/ OBC-NCL Male candidate₹600
GEN/ EWS/ OBC-NCL Female candidate₹300
All SC/ ST/ PD candidates₹300

Registration

  • The registration for IIST Thiruvananthapuram Admissions 2021 will begin on October 6, 2021.
  • The last date to register is October 20, 2021.

Application Procedure

  1. The aspiring candidate should go to the IIST Admissions portal.
  2. Click on the “Create Login and Register Online” link.
  3. Enter valid JEE (Advanced) roll number and Date of Birth and click on Proceed.
  4. Fill the Application form with the required information and click on Submit.
  5. Upload soft copy of the same photograph that you have used for JEE (Advanced) registration.
  6. Note the IIST Registration Number generated after submitting the form.
  7. Use SBI-COLLECT to remit the registration fee.

Rank List

  • Category-wise Rank list will be generated only for those candidates who register online for admission to IIST and satisfy all the eligibility criteria.
  • Rank list will be prepared based on the aggregate marks obtained by the candidate in JEE (Advanced) – 2021 Examination.

Choice Filling

  • All the registered eligible candidates whose name appear in the IIST UG Admission rank list have to fill their choice of branch in the order of preference.
  • At the end of the specified date/time, their choices will be automatically locked. Further change of choices will not be possible.
  • Students are strictly advised to choose a branch of study based on their interest and preference. It is NOT mandatory to give all three choices.

Seat Acceptance

  • A candidate who secures a confirmed seat during a seat allocation round has to accept the seat by paying the total fee for the first semester online, before the specified date/time.
  • Candidates (all categories) are required to make an online payment of First Semester Fee amounting to ₹20,700 before the specified date/time.
  • Candidates are also required to upload the scanned images of all the mark sheets and certificates, before the specified date/time.
  • Candidates who are satisfied with the seat allotment are required to choose the FREEZE option and proceed to confirm seat acceptance. Such candidates will not be further considered for their higher preferences if any.
  • Candidates who wish to be considered for their higher preferences but would like to confirm their allotted seat are required to choose the SLIDE option and proceed to confirm seat acceptance. Such candidates shall be automatically slid to their higher preference/choice when the vacancy arises during the subsequent seat allocation rounds.
  • If a candidate does not accept a seat allotted to him/her in any round, the allotment will be cancelled and he/she will be removed from all the subsequent seat allotment rounds.

Waiting List

  • Candidates whose names are present in the Rank List and haven’t been allotted a seat will be placed on Waiting List.
  • All registered candidates who are on the published Waiting List are required to confirm their willingness to be considered in the subsequent rounds of seat allotment by logging into the Online Admission portal and selecting the RE-VALIDATE option on specified dates .
  • Candidates who do not RE-VALIDATE their registrations within the specified dates will no longer be included in the subsequent Waiting List and hence shall NOT be considered for further admission.

Withdrawal

  • Candidates who have accepted the seat by remitting the First Semester Fee and who wish to forfeit their accepted seat can select the WITHDRAWAL option and fill the Withdrawal Form indicating their bank account details for fee refund.
  • The refund amount will be as per the IIST Refund Policy.

Academic Fees

ParticularsAmount
Caution Money (One Time, Refundable)₹5,000
One Time Fees₹1,500
Tuition Fee (per Semester)₹62,500
Other Fees (per Semester)₹5,450
Total₹74,450
1. Tuition Fee for SC/ST/PH students is ₹0.
2. Tuition Fee for General, EWS, and OBC-NCL students whose family income is less than Rs.1 lakh per annum is ₹0.
3. Tuition Fee for General, EWS, and OBC-NCL students whose family income is less than Rs.5 lakh per annum is ₹20,850.

Scholarship

  • Merit Scholarship I: The top 5 students admitted who have secured JEE Advanced AIR up to 1000 would be entitled to a full fee waiver for the first year. Candidates have to maintain a CGPA of 9.0 and above at the end of each year to obtain a full fee waiver for the subsequent year.
  • Merit Scholarship II: 10% of the students admitted who secure a CGPA of 9.0 and above in a given semester would receive a 50 percent Tuition fee waiver in the next semester.

Refund Policy

Date of Receipt of Withdrawal ApplicationRefund Amount
15 days or more before the formally notified last date of admissionAggregate fees deposited after deduction of Rs. 1000
Less than 15 days before the formally notified last date of admissionAggregate fees deposited after deduction of 10% fees & medical charges
15 days or less after the formally notified last date of admissionAggregate fees deposited after deduction of 20% fees & medical charges
30 days or less after the formally notified last date of admissionAggregate fees deposited after deduction of 50% fees & medical charges
More than 30 days after the formally notified last date of admissionNil of the Aggregate fees
Note 1: The Caution Money will be refunded to all the candidates.
Note 2: The formally notified last date of admission is yet to be announced.

Important Dates

Opening of Online RegistrationOctober 6, 2021
Closing of Online RegistrationOctober 20, 2021
Publication of IIST Admission Rank listOctober 21, 2021
Choice Filling closesOctober 22, 2021
Counselling RoundsOctober 23 – December 2, 2021
Commencement of ClassesDecember 7, 2021

Know More

To know more about IIST Thiruvananthapuram, go here.

Contact Information

Candidates can contact IIST through written communication, phone, or email.

IIST Contact Information
AddressChairperson, UG Admissions,
Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology,
Valiamala, Thiruvananthapuram-695547, Kerala (India)
Phone0471-2568477, 0471-2568478, 0471-2568618, 0471-2568418
Email[email protected]

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