INDIAN INSTITUTE OF SPACE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, THIRUVANANTHAPURAM
Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (Dept. of Space, Govt. of India), Valiamala, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala – 695547
Also Known as
Also known as IIST Thiruvananthapuram.
YEAR OF ESTABLISHMENT
CONNECTIVITY (How To Reach)
- Railway Station
Nearest Airport : Thiruvananthapuram International Airport
Distance from Airport : 28km
Nearest Railway Station : Thiruvananthapuram Central Railway Station
Distance from Railway Station : 24km
By NIRF in 2018 : 23
MODE OF ADMISSION
Please choose the course.
CUTOFF RANKS (OPENING & CLOSING RANKS)
|Caution Money (One Time, Refundable)||₹13,000|
|Tuition Fee (per Semester)||₹20,000|
|Hostel Charges (per Semester (4 months))||₹2,400|
|Dining Charges (per Semester)||₹12,000|
|Establishment Charges (per Semester)||₹8,000|
|Student Amenities Fee (per Semester)||₹4,000|
|Medical Fee (per Semester)||₹2,000|
IIST provides financial assistance funded by the Department of Space (DoS), Government of India for students admitted to B.Tech. and Dual degree Programmes. The assistantship covers full/part of the semester fee paid by the candidate. An additional Book allowance of Rs. 3000 per semester is also provided.
For General and OBC category students, on securing a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 7.5 and above (on a scale of 10) in any semester, the student becomes eligible for the full semester fee as DoS assistanceship and hence the full semester fee shall be refunded at the end of the semester.
For SC/ST and PD category students, on securing a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 6.5 and above (on a scale of 10) in any semester, the student becomes eligible for the full semester fee as DoS assistanceship while on securing a GPA between 5.5 and 6.5 (in a scale of 10) in any semester, the student becomes eligible for the semester tuition fee as DoS assistance.
As performance based financial assistance is provided by DOS to the B.Tech. and Dual degree program students of IIST, ISRO/DOS will have the first right to absorb them, subject to the human resource requirements of ISRO/DOS.
Students who are offered a job in ISRO/DOS are mandated to serve as Scientist/Engineer – ‘SC’ in any ISRO/DOS centres for a minimum period of 3 years. On failing to accept the job offer, a student is liable to pay Rs.10 lakhs to IIST/DOS as per the Surety Bond (on a Rs.100/- Non-Judicial paper duly signed by the student, parent and surety) executed at the time of admission to B.Tech. and Dual degree Programmes in IIST.
If absorbed, they will be posted as Scientist/Engineer-‘SC’ in any ISRO/DOS Centre. Currently, Scientist/Engineer- ‘SC’ is placed in Level 10 of the Central Government 7th pay commission Pay Matrix Table. The basic emoluments at present will be approximately Rs. 56,100/- p.m. In addition, House Rent Allowance (HRA) and Transport Allowance at the prescribed rates in force at the place of posting are applicable. The employees will be governed by the National Pension System. Other facilities are available such as medical facilities for self and dependants, Leave Travel Concession Group Insurance, etc.
For the students who are not absorbed in ISRO/DoS establishments, the placement cell of IIST shall put its best efforts to get placement opportunities, in other reputed private/government organisations through campus interviews.