IIST Thiruvananthapuram – Info, Ranking, Cutoff & Placements 2018

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IINDIAN INSTITUTE OF SPACE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, THIRUVANANTHAPURAM

ADDRESS

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

2007

CONNECTIVITY (How To Reach)

  • Airport
  • Railway Station

Nearest Airport : Thiruvananthapuram International Airport

Distance from Airport : 28km

Nearest Railway Station : Thiruvananthapuram Central Railway Station

Distance from Railway Station : 24km

CAMPUS FACILITIES

RANKING

  • National

By NIRF in 2018 : 23

MODE OF ADMISSION

  • It is a two step process. One need to qualify JEE (Main) and then take JEE (Advanced) examination.
  • One must separately apply for IIST Counselling.
  • Admissions are based on the aggregate marks scored in JEE (Advanced).
  • UPDATE: IIST Admissions 2018 notification has been released. Read more here.

COURSES OFFERED

Choose Course Duration

CUTOFF RANKS (OPENING & CLOSING RANKS)

  • 2017
  • Older

FEE STRUCTURE

Fees

ParticularsAmount
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
Total₹61,400

Scholarship

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.

PLACEMENTS

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.

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