Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST) M.Tech Admissions 2018

Last Updated - February 17 2018

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Thiruvananthapuram is a government-aided institute and deemed university for the study and research of space science. The institute provides Master of Technology (M.Tech.) programme at postgraduate level in different branch every year.

Aspirants who seek admission to M.Tech. programme should register via the online application procedure from the official IIST website and pay the need procedures fee via the generated challan.Applications submitted online only will be considered for procedures under any circumstances.

Applicable aspirants will need to appear for written test and interview for admission to M.Tech. programme. Final selection of aspirants will be done on the basis of aspirant’s performance in the entrance test and interview.


    06th Apr, 2018 - 30th Apr, 2018

  • Method of Application



    17th May, 2018

IIST M.Tech Admissions 2018 Important Dates

Registration06th Apr - 30th May, 2018
Last Date for payment of Application fee via challan03rd May, 2018
Releasement of Results17th May, 2018
Interview date05th - 09th Jun, 2018

Eligibility Criteria for IIST M.Tech Admissions 2018


Master of Technology (M.Tech.)

The university provides M.Tech. programme in the following branches:

  • Machine Learning and Computing
  • Aerodynamics and Flight Mechanics
  • Geoinformatics
  • Thermal and Propulsion
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • VLSI and Microsystems
  • Control Systems
  • RF and Microwave Engineering
  • Optical Engineering
  • Materials Science and Technology
  • Solid State Technology
  • Digital Signal Processing
  • Structures and Design
  • Earth System Sciences


  • The aspirant must possess BE/B.Tech/M.Sc/M.S. or equivalent degree mentioned with an at least aggregate of 60% marks or CGPA 6.5 out of 10
  • The aspirant should be an Indian citizen and 28 years as on May 8, 2018 (tentative). Age relaxation is eligible for SC / ST / PWD category as per Government of India Order
  • Aspirants in the final year of their qualifying degree are also applicable to apply offered they produce the consolidated mark list /mark lists of all semesters along with Degree Certificate on or before October 31, 2018 (tentative)
  • Aspirant should also possess a valid score in GATE/JEST/UGC NET in relevant area

IIST M.Tech Admissions 2018 How to Apply


Aspirants should register for admission only via on-line application procedure via the official university website. Only the applications received online will be considered for further procedures

  • The application fee is Rs.600/- per department (Rs. 300/- per department for SC, ST, PWD and women aspirants). The application fee is non-refundable
  • Aspirants should submit the bank transaction details using their login and upload the receipt of bank challan for completing the registration procedure
  • Aspirants should submit the procedure fee in the bank with the help of Challan and obtain the transaction details
  • Upon successful submission of all the details, aspirants should download and take the print-out of the generated “Bank Challan” for remitting the need application fee
  • Applicable aspirants who wish to apply for more than one programme should submit separate application for each programme along with the application fee

IIST M.Tech Admissions 2018 Admission Procedure


Aspirants will be shortlisted for M. Tech. programmes on the basis of their performance in Written Test/ Interview to be organized at IIST Thiruvananthapuram

List of shortlisted aspirants will be uploaded to the IIST website. Shortlisted aspirants will need to download the call letter from the website.

IIST M.Tech Admissions 2018 Reservation Criteria

Reservation of seats for SC/ST/OBC/PWD aspirants is eligible as per Govt. of India Orders

IIST M.Tech Admissions 2018 Important Notes

  • Aspirants will not be allowed to make any changes in the profile registration once submitted. Hence, aspirant should check all the entries cautiously before submitting the application
  • While applying online, category aspirants should upload the relevant (SC/ST/OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)/Persons with Disabilities -PWD) certificate
  • Aspirants who are employed in Government/Semi Government/PSUs/Autonomous Bodies must produce a “No Objection Certificate (NOC)” at the time of Interview
  • M.Tech. students will need to assist the Departments in academic activities as and when the need
  • Students who are unable to submit their qualifying degree certificate before October 31, 2018 (tentative) shall be disqualified and will not be allowed to continue their studies at IIST any further
  • All the aspirants must bring the challan copy for the respective courses at the time of the interview as proof
  • Upon submission of the degree certificates on or before the specified date, the scholarship will be paid with effect from the date of commencement of classes or from the date of admission to the programme, whichever is later. Selected aspirants will be given scholarship as per AICTE norms

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