IINDIAN 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
Among top 5 space science engineering colleges in India
MODE OF ADMISSION
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- Aerospace Engineering
- Engineering Physics and M.Tech. in Optical Engineering
- B.Tech. in Engineering Physics and MS in Astronomy and Astrophysics
- B.Tech. in Engineering Physics and MS in Earth System Science
- B.Tech. in Engineering Physics and MS in Solid State Physics
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 Amenity 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 the expenses such as Tuition fee, Students Amenity fee, Hostel and dining charges, Establishment charges and medical expenses. An additional Book allowance of Rs. 3000 per semester is also provided. So, the fees is NIL.
For General and OBC category students, this assistantship will be continued beyond the first semester for those students who secure a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 7.5 (in a scale of 10) in the previous semester. Failing this they have to remit the the complete fees.
For SC/ST and PD category students, this assistantship will be continued beyond the first semester for those students who secure a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 6.5 (in a scale of 10) in the previous semester while for students who secure a GPA of 5.5 in the previous semester will only get Tuition fee waived. Failing both of these, they have to remit the the complete fees.
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.