IIST (Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology)

IIST 2024 Notification, Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Admit Cards, Syllabus, Result, Counselling

IIST 2024-IIST University provides courses in undergraduate, postgraduate, doctorate, and post-doctorate levels in the field related to space research and application. It has high-quality manpower for the Indian Space Research Organization, one of the 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 2024 and JEE Advanced 2024 examination organized by CBSE. Candidates can check more details about IIST 2024.

IIST 2024 Exam Dates (Tentatively)

Candidates must go through the following tentative schedule regarding IIST 2024:

UG Courses:

Important Events for PG

Dates (Tentatively)

IIST Application form availability

October 2024 

Late Date to apply.

October 2024 

Late Date to apply along with a late fee.

October 2024 

Interview date

November 2024 

Interview Result

December 2024 

Beginning of classes

December 2024 

IIST 2024 Application Form

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

Application Fee

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

  1. Male Candidates of the General/OBC Category must pay INR 600/-.
  2. Female candidates of the 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 the fee through the Demand Draft made in favour of “The Registrar IIST” payable at Thiruvananthapuram, India.

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

The Chairman,

Undergraduate Admission-2024

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology

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

IIST 2024 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 been born on or after 1st October 1993 and SC/ST/PwD candidates must have been born on or after 1st October 1988.

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

Examination: Must qualify for the JEE Main & JEE Advanced 2024 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 of the last date of receipt of the application. Age relaxation will be given to SC/ST & PwD candidates.

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

IIST 2024 Exam Pattern

  • The question paper of IIST 2024 will consist of 120 multiple-choice questions and there are 3 sections in IIST 2024 on the subjects of physics, chemistry and mathematics.
  • The exam for IIST 2024 is pen/paper-based.
  • The duration of the exam is 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 the IIST Entrance Exam 2024.

IIST 2024 Admit cards

 The Steps for Downloading the IIST 2024 Admit Card are as follows

  • Candidates log on to the Official Site of IIST 2024
  • Candidates must Enter the Application Number and Password to log into the Official Site.
  • Click on the Link that Indicates “IIST 2024 Admit Card”.
  • Candidates click on the Download Button.

After Downloading the IIST 2024 Admit Card Candidates must take multiple copies of Printouts for Further Usage.

IIST 2024 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, biomolecules, Physical Chemistry environmental chemistry, chemistry in everyday life and polymers.

IIST 2024 Result

The result of the Written Test/Interview of candidates will be published after the final interview.  The IIST 2024 result will be published on the official site www.iist.ac.in

IIST 2024 Counselling

UG Programme:

The rank list shall be released by the authorities on the basis of the candidate’s performance in the JEE Advanced 2024 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 the GATE / JEST / UGC NET examination in the 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 organized 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%.