IIST (Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology)

IIST 2018 Notification, Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Admit Cards, Syllabus, Result, Counselling

IIST 2018-IIST University provides courses in undergraduate, post graduate, doctorate and post doctorate level in the field related to space research and application. It has high quality manpower for the Indian Space Research Organization, one of world’s leading scientific organizations engaged in space research and space applications. For getting admission to this institute the candidates have to qualify in the JEE Main 2018 and JEE Advanced 2018 examination organised by CBSE. Candidates can check more details IIST 2018.

IIST 2018 Notification

IIST 2018 Exam Dates (Tentatively)

The Exam Dates for UG Courses



Online Registration

1st week of June 2018

Last Date of Registration

3rd week of June 2018

Publication Of Rank List

Last week of June 2018

Counselling begin

1st week of July 2018


The Exam Dates for PG Courses            



Online Application

2nd week of April 2018

Last date for online Application

1st week of May 2018

Scheduled interview Date

3rd week of May 2018

Interview Result

Last week of June 2018

Counselling Starts

1st week of July 2018


IIST 2018 Application Form

  1. Candidates can fill and submit the IIST application form via online mode through the website.
  2. Candidates have to fill all the required details like personal, academic, communication, JEE Advanced examination and many other details.
  3. Upload the scanned images of photograph, signature, medical certificate (PwD candidate) and cast certificate (if applicable).
  4. Upload the scanned image of Challan payment.
  5. After submitting the application, take printout of the application form for future references.

Application Fee

The payment of application fee can be made through bank challan of SBI or Union Bank of India.

  1. Male Candidates of General/OBC Category must pay INR 600/-.
  2. Female candidates of General/OBC Category must pay INR 300/-
  3. Application Fee for all Male and Female candidates of SC/ST/PD must pay Rs.300/-

The application fee is non-refundable. NRI candidates can make the payment of fee through Demand Draft made in favour of “The Registrar IIST” payable at Thiruvananthapuram, India.

In case of DD should be sent to the following address:

The Chairman,

Undergraduate Admission-2018

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology

Valiamala (P.O.), Thiruvananthapuram-695547, Kerala, India.


IIST 2018 Eligibility

Eligibility for UG Courses (B.Tech)

Qualification: 12th or equivalent exam passed with 75% aggregate (65% marks for SC/ST & PwD).

Age Limit: General & OBC candidates must have born on or after 1st October 1993 and SC/ST/PwD candidates must have born on or after 1st October 1988.

Subjects: Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics are compulsory subjects in 12th standard.

Examination: Must qualified the JEE Main & JEE Advanced 2018 examinations.

Eligibility for PG Courses (M.Tech/MS)

Qualification: Students must hold BE / B.Tech / M.Sc / M.S. or equivalent degree securing at least 60%.

Age Limit: The age limit is 28 years as on the last date of receipt of application. Age relaxation will be given to SC/ST & PwD candidates.

Examination: Must have valid score in GATE / JEST / UGC NET in relevant area.

IIST 2018 Exam Pattern

  • The question paper of IIST 2018 will consists of 120 multiple choice questions and there are 3 sections in IIST 2018 on the subjects of physics, chemistry and mathematics.
  • The exam of IIST 2018 is a pen/paper based.
  • The duration of the exam 2 hours.
  • Three marks will be provided to the students for each right answer.
  • One mark will be deducted from the total marks scored in IIST Entrance Exam 2018.

IIST 2018 Admit cards

 The Steps for Downloading IIST 2018 Admit Card are as follows

  • Candidates log on to the Official Site of IIST 2018
  • Candidates must Entre the application Number and Password for Logging into the Official Site.
  • Click on the Link that Indicates “IIST 2018 Admit Card”.
  • Candidates click on the Download Button.

After Downloading IIST 2018 Admit Card Candidates must take multiple copies of Printouts for Further Usages.

IIST 2018 Syllabus

Mathematics: Statistics and Probability, Matrices and Determinants, Permutations and Combinations, Three Dimensional Geometry, Trigonometry, Vector Algebra, Continuity and Differentiability, Sets, Co-Ordinate Geometry, Integral Calculus, Limit, Relations and Functions, Mathematical Induction, Binomial Theorem, Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations, and its Simple Applications etc.

Physics: Thermodynamics, Properties of Matter, Electromagnetism, Optics and Waves, Mechanics and laboratory related questions.

Chemistry: Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, bio molecules, Physical Chemistry environmental chemistry, chemistry in everyday life and polymers.

IIST 2018 Result

The Result of Written Test/Interview of candidates will be published after the final interview.  The IIST 2018 result will be published in the official site www.iist.ac.in

IIST 2018 Counselling

UG Programme:

Rank list shall be released by the authorities on the basis of the candidate’s performance in the JEE Advanced 2018 and marks obtained in the entrance test. The rank list will be generated for the candidates who have registered themselves online for admission to IIST and fulfil all the eligibility criteria prescribed by the authorities.

PG Programme:

The candidates shall be shortlisted for admission to IIST, on the basis of marks secured in GATE / JEST / UGC NET examination in relevant area for those who have applied online for admission to IIST. The candidates who qualify in the examination have to appear for the interview organised by the institution. The candidates must bring all the relevant documents in original while reporting for the interview.

Seat Reservation for IIST: The seat reservation for UG courses are as follows: Schedule Cast (SC) – 15%, Schedule Tribe (ST) – 7.5%, Other Backward Cast (OBC) – NCL – 27%, Person with disability (PD) – 3%.