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ISRO / DoS Admissions : IIST
  • 10:03 PM, Tuesday, 21 Feb 2017

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology envisions the integration of Space Technology and Space Science educational programs with basic and applied research for meeting the national R&D requirements of science and technology in general and of the Indian Space Programme in particular. The institute provides a vibrant research atmosphere and offers doctoral and postdoctoral programmes.

In the  ‘National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) – India Rankings 2016’ brought out by Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India, IIST has been ranked as 8th among the Indian Universities.

Applications are invited from highly motivated candidates for admission to the Postgraduate Programme starting in July, every year, in the areas of Aerospace Engineering, Avionics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics and Earth and Space Sciences.

IIST offers M.Tech and M.S programmes in the following disciplines

 

DepartmentProgramme CodeProgramme
Aerospace Engineering MAE01M.Tech (Thermal and Propulsion)
MAE02 M.Tech (Aerodynamics and Flight Mechanics)
MAE03M.Tech (Structures and Design)
AvionicsMAV01M.Tech (RF and Microwave Engineering)
MAV02 M.Tech (Digital Signal Processing)
MAV03M.Tech (VLSI and Microsystems)
MAV04M.Tech (Control Systems)
MAV05M.Tech (Power Electronics)
MathematicsMMA01M.Tech (Machine Learning and Computing)
ChemistryMCH01M.Tech (Materials Science and Technology)
PhysicsMPH01M.Tech (Optical Engineering)
MPH02M.Tech (Solid State Technology)
Earth and Space SciencesMES01M.Tech (Earth System Science)
MES02M.Tech (Geoinformatics)
MES03M.S. (Astronomy and Astrophysics)

 

Fellowship
  • Selected candidates are not eligible for fellowship in addition to their applicable emoluments as ISRO/DoS employees
Selection Procedure
  • The applicants who are shortlisted for M.Tech/M.S. programmes are required to appear for an interview. List of shortlisted candidates will be intimated to the concerned authorities of DOS/ISRO Units/Centres. Application forms received after the last date will not be considered under any circumstances.
  • Number of seats in each programme is 4 (FOUR).
  • Candidates who are selected for the admission have to join the course on the notified date.
  • Classes for the selected MTech/M.S candidates will tentatively commence on last week of July.
How to Apply
  • Application forms can be downloaded from below

Download application form

  • The duly filled in application form may be sent through proper channel to the The Administrative Officer, Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Valiamala PO, Thiruvananthapuram - 695 547 along with the attested copies of certificates / testimonials on or before last date.

 

Age Limit

45 years as on last date.

 

Minimum Qualifications
Programme CodeDepartmentProgrammeEducational Qualification
MAE01Aerospace EngineeringThermal and PropulsionBE/B.Tech or equivalent degree in Aerospace Engineering/ Aeronautical Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering/ Chemical Engineering.
MAE02Aerodynamics and Flight Mechanics
MAE03Structures and DesignBE/B.Tech or equivalent degree in Aerospace Engineering/ Aeronautical Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering/ Civil Engineering or Production Engineering.
MAV01AvionicsRF and Microwave EngineeringBE/B.Tech or equivalent degree in Avionics/Electronics and Communication / Electronics Engineering/Electrical Engineering.
MAV02Digital Signal ProcessingBE/B. Tech or equivalent degree in Avionics/Electronics and Communication/ Telecommunication/Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
MAV03VLSI and MicrosystemsBE/B. Tech or equivalent degree in Avionics/Electronics and Communication/ Electrical Engineering.
MAV04Control SystemsBE/B. Tech or equivalent degree in Avionics/Electrical and Electronics/ Electronics and Communication/Electronics and Instrumentation / Instrumentation and Control Engineering.
MAV05Power ElectronicsBE/B. Tech or equivalent degree in Avionics/Electrical and Electronics / Electronics and Communication/ Electronics and Instrumentation / Instrumentation and Control Engineering.
MMA01MathematicsMachine Learning and ComputingM.Sc in Mathematics/ Statistics/Computer Science.
OR
BE/B. Tech or equivalent degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering/ Electrical Engineering/ Information Technology/ Computer Science and Engineering.
MCH01ChemistryMaterials Science and TechnologyBE/B.Tech or equivalent degree in Polymer Science and Technology/Chemical Engineering/Rubber Technology/ Metallurgy and Materials Science/Mechanical Engineering/ Production and Industrial Engineering
OR
M.Sc/M.S. in Chemistry (all branches)/Physics/Material Science/ Nanoscience and Technology

MPH01PhysicsOptical EngineeringBE/B.Tech or equivalent degree in Electronics/Electrical Engineering/Electronics and Communication Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering/ Engineering Physics
OR
M.Sc in Physics/ Applied Physics/M.S. in Integrated Physics.

MPH02Solid State TechnologyBE/B.Tech or equivalent degree in Electronics/Electrical Engineering/Electronics and Communication Engineering/ Engineering Physics
OR
M.Sc in Physics/ Applied Physics/M.S. in Integrated Physics.

MES01Earth and Space SciencesEarth System ScienceBE/B. Tech or equivalent degree in Aerospace Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, Instrumentation and Control Engineering, Physical Science, Agricultural Engineering, Engineering Science , Instrumentation Engineering, Engineering Physics.
OR
M.Sc. in Physics/Mathematics.

Note: Candidates with M.Sc degree must have studied Physics, Mathematics at the B.Sc level. Candidates having B. Tech or BE in other branches of Engineering will be considered only if they have appropriate experience in related areas of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences/ Meteorology/ Geology/ Remote Sensing etc
MES02GeoinformaticsBE/B. Tech or equivalent degree in Computer Science Engineering/ Information Technology/ Electrical and Electronics Engineering/Electronics and Communication Engineering/ Civil/Physical Science/ Engineering Sciences/ Geoinformatics/ Agricultural Engineering
OR
M.Sc in Mathematics/Physics
MES03Astronomy and AstrophysicsBE/B. Tech or equivalent degree in Aerospace Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Electrical Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, Instrumentation and Control Engineering, Physical Science, Engineering Science , Instrumentation Engineering, Engineering Physics.
OR
M.S./ M.Sc. in Physics, Space Physics, Space Science, Space Science and Technology

 

  • BE/B.Tech/M.Sc/M.S. or equivalent degree mentioned above should be in first class with an aggregate minimum of 60% marks or CGPA 6.5 out of 10.