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Postgraduate : IIST
  • 11:09 PM, Friday, 15 Dec 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.

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

IIST offers M.Tech and Master of Science programmes in the following disciplines

 

DepartmentProgramme CodeProgramme
Aerospace Engineering MAE01M.Tech in Thermal and Propulsion
MAE02 M.Tech in Aerodynamics and Flight Mechanics
MAE03M.Tech in Structures and Design
AvionicsMAV01M.Tech in RF and Microwave Engineering
MAV02 M.Tech in Digital Signal Processing
MAV03M.Tech in VLSI and Microsystems
MAV04M.Tech in Control Systems
MAV05M.Tech in Power Electronics
MathematicsMMA01M.Tech in Machine Learning and Computing
ChemistryMCH01M.Tech in Materials Science and Technology
PhysicsMPH01M.Tech in Optical Engineering
MPH02M.Tech in Solid State Technology
Earth and Space SciencesMES01M.Tech in Earth System Science
MES02M.Tech  in Geoinformatics
MES03Master of Science in Astronomy and Astrophysics

 

Fellowship
  • Fellowship will be as per UGC/MHRD norms
  • The M. Tech/Master of Science students will be required to assist the Departments in academic activities as and when required.
Selection Procedure
  • Every year applications will be received during April - May, only through on-line submission .
  • Number of seats in each programme is 6 (SIX).
  • Reservation of seats for SC/ST/OBC/PD is applicable as per Govt. of India Orders.
  • The applicants who are shortlisted for M. Tech/Master of Science programmes are required to appear for a written test/Interview at IIST as the case may be.
  • No TA/DA is admissible for appearing in written test/interview. The shortlisted students are advised to make their own arrangements for travelling and lodging for attending written test/interview in Thiruvananthapuram.
  • List of shortlisted students will be displayed in IIST website. Shortlisted students are required to download call letter from the website www.iist.ac.in
  • Candidates who are employed in Government/Semi Government/PSUs/Autonomous Bodies need to produce a “No Objection Certificate(NOC)” at the time of Interview.
  • Students who are selected for the admission have to join the course on the notified date.
  • Classes for the selected MTech/Master of Science students will tentatively commence on 24th July 2017.
How to Apply
  • Applications should be submitted online only. Applications received online only will be considered for further processing.
  • While applying online, SC/ST/OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)/Persons with Disabilities -PWD candidates should upload the relevant certificate before the prescribed date. Applications will be processed only after the receipt of the above proof online. In other words, non-submission of proof online will lead to rejection of application.
  • While applying online, applicants will not be allowed to make any changes in the profile registration once submitted. Hence utmost care should be taken by the student while filling the profile.
  • The applicants who wish to apply for more than one programme shall exercise their order of preference/option of Post Graduate Programmes, at the time of applying itself. The option once exercised shall be final.
  • If the student is eligible and wishes to apply for more than one Department, he/she has to pay application fee for each Department separately.
  • Application fee is Rs.600 per Department (Rs 300 for SC, ST, PD and women candidates).

 

IMPORTANT DATES (Tentative)
Sl. NoEventDate
1Opening of IIST website for online submission of applicationsApril 06, 2017
2Closing date for online submission of applicationsApril 30, 2017
3Last Date for Payment of application fee through SBI CollectMay 03, 2017
4Display of shortlisted students on websiteMay 17, 2017
5Tentative Schedule of InterviewJune 05-09, 2017
6Display of Provisionally selected candidates(First List)June 16, 2017(Friday)
7Last date for remittance of fee (First List)June 22,2017(Thursday 11.45pm)
8Second list for provisionally selected candidates (If vacancy arises)June 24,2017(Saturday 05.00pm)
9Last date for remittance of fee (Second List)June 30,2017(Friday, 11.45pm)
10Third List for provisionally selected candidates (If vacancy arises)July 3,2017(Monday 05.00pm)
11Last date for remittance of fee (Third List)July 7,2017(Friday 11.45pm)
12Reporting date at the InstitutionJuly 21, 2017
13Classes begins for all PG ProgrammesJuly 24, 2017 (Monday)

 

 

Nationality

Applicant should be an Indian citizen

Age Limit

32 years as on 30.04.2017. Age relaxation is applicable to SC / ST / Persons with disability (PD) category as per Government of India Orders. No age relaxation for OBC and women candidates.

Minimum Qualifications
  • BE/B.Tech/M.Sc/M.S. or equivalent degree mentioned with a minimum of 60% marks or CGPA 6.5 out of 10 for General & OBC category and minimum of 55% marks or CGPA 6.0 out of 10 for SC/ST & PD categories. A valid score in GATE/JEST/UGC NET in relevant area as the case may be, as specified below is essential.

 

Programme CodeDepartmentProgrammeEducational Qualification
MAE01Aerospace EngineeringThermal and Propulsion(i)B.Tech. or equivalent degree in Aerospace Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Chemical Engineering.
(ii) A valid GATE Score in Aerospace Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering or Chemical Engineering.
MAE02Aerodynamics and Flight Mechanics
MAE03Structures and Design(i)B.Tech. or equivalent degree in Aerospace Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering or Production Engineering
(ii)A valid GATE Score in Aerospace Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering or Civil Engineering
MAV01AvionicsRF and Microwave Engineering(i)BE/B.Tech or equivalent degree in Avionics/ Electronics and Communication/ Electronics Engineering/ Electrical Engineering
)(ii)A valid GATE Score in Electronics and Communication Engineering.
MAV02Digital Signal Processing(i)BE/B. Tech or equivalent degree in Avionics/ Electronics and Communication/ Telecommunication/Electrical and Electronics Engineering/ Electrical Engineering.
(ii)A valid GATE Score in Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Electrical and Electronics Engineering .
MAV03VLSI and Microsystems(i) BE/B. Tech or equivalent degree in Avionics/ Electronics and Communication/ Electrical Engineering.
(ii) A valid GATE score in Electronics and Communication Engineering.
MAV04Control Systems(i)BE/B. Tech or equivalent degree in Avionics/ Electrical and Electronics / Electronics and Communication/ Electronics and Instrumentation/ Electronics and Electrical /Instrumentation and Control Engineering. 
(ii)A valid GATE score in Electronics and Communication Engineering/ Electrical Engineering/ Instrumentation Engineering.
MAV05Power Electronics(i) BE/B. Tech or equivalent degree in Avionics/ Electrical Engineering / Electrical and Electronics / Electronics and Communication/ Electronics and Electrical/ Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering / Instrumentation and Control Engineering. 
(ii) A valid GATE score in Electronics and Communication Engineering/ Electrical Engineering / Instrumentation Engineering.
MMA01MathematicsMachine Learning and Computing(i) M.Sc in Mathematics/ Statistics/Computer Science/Mathematics and Computing.
OR
BE/B. Tech or equivalent degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering/ Electrical Engineering/ Information Technology/ Computer Science and Engineering
(ii)A valid GATE Score in Mathematics/ Statistics/ Computer Science and Information Technology/ Electronics and Communication Engineering/ Electrical Engineering .
MCH01ChemistryMaterials Science and Technology(i)BE/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
(ii) A valid GATE score in Engineering Sciences/Chemical Engineering/ Metallurgical Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering/ Production and Industrial Engineering/ Chemistry/Physics.
MPH01PhysicsOptical Engineering(i) BE/B.Tech  in Aerospace Engineering / Avionics / Electronics /Electrical Engineering / Electronics and Communication Engineering / Mechanical Engineering/ Engineering Physics / Physical Sciences or an equivalent degree.
OR
M.Sc, MS, BS-MS in Physics/ Applied Physics or an equivalent degree.
(ii) A valid GATE score in Electronics and Communication/ Electrical/ Mechanical Engineering/Physics.
MPH02Solid State Technology(i) BE/B.Tech in Avionics / Electronics / Electrical Engineering / Electronics and Communication Engineering/ Engineering Physics / Physical Sciences or an equivalent degree 
OR
M.Sc, MS, BS-MS in Physics/ Applied Physics or an equivalent degree. .
(ii)A valid GATE score in Electronics and Communication/ Electrical Engineering /Physics.
MES01Earth and Space SciencesEarth System Science(i)BE/B. Tech or equivalent degree in Aerospace Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Avionics,  Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, Instrumentation and Control Engineering, Physical Sciences, Agricultural Engineering, Engineering Science , Instrumentation Engineering, Engineering Physics.
OR
M.Sc. in Physics/Mathematics.
(ii)A valid GATE score in Aerospace Engineering/ Civil Engineering/ Chemical Engineering/ Electronics and Communication Engineering/ Electrical Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering/ Engineering Sciences/ Agriculture Engineering/ Instrumentation Engineering/ Physics/ Mathematics.
Note: Students with M.Sc degree must have studied Physics, Mathematics at the B.Sc level. Students 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
MES02Geoinformatics(i) BE/B. Tech or equivalent degree in Computer Science Engineering/ Information Technology/ Electrical and Electronics Engineering/Electronics and Communication Engineering/ Civil/ Avionics / Physical Sciences / Engineering Sciences / Geoinformatics / Agricultural Engineering 
OR
M.Sc in Mathematics/Physics
(ii)A valid GATE score in Computer Science and Information Technology/Electrical Engineering/ Electronics and Communication Engineering/Civil Engineering/Engineering Sciences/Agricultural Engineering /Mathematics/Physics.
MES03Astronomy and Astrophysics(i)BE/B. Tech or equivalent degree in Aerospace Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Avionics, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Electrical Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, Instrumentation and Control Engineering, Physical Sciences, Engineering Science , Instrumentation Engineering, Engineering Physics,Electronics Engineering.
OR
M.S./ M.Sc. in Physics, Space Physics, Space Science, Space Science and Technology
(ii)A valid score in any one of the following:
a. GATE in any one of these subject: Physics/Electronics and Communication Engineering/Electrical Engineering/ Engineering Sciences.
b. Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST) in Physics
c. UGC NET (Physical Sciences).

 

General Conditions:
  1. Only Indian citizens are eligible to apply.
  2. Applications received online only will be considered for processing under any circumstances.
  3. The applicants will not be allowed to make any changes in the profile registration once submitted. Hence utmost care should be taken by the candidate while filling the profile.
  4. The applicants who wish to apply for more than one programme shall exercise their order of preference/option of Post Graduate Programmes, at the time of applying itself. The option once exercised shall be final.
  5. SC/ST/OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)/Persons with Disabilities (PD) candidates shall upload the relevant certificate before the prescribed date. 
  6. Applications in respect of SC/ST/OBC/PD will be processed only after the receipt of the above proof online. In other words, non-submission of proof online will lead to rejection of application.
  7. Reservation of seats for SC/ST/OBC/PD is applicable as per Govt. of India Orders.
  8. Application fee is Rs.600/- per Department (for SC, ST, PD and women candidates- Rs.300/- per Department).
  9. The application fee shall be paid after two days of registration through "SBI Collect" only.
  10. The application fee is non-refundable.
  11. The applicants who are shortlisted for M.Tech/Master of Science programmes are required to appear for a written test/Interview as the case may be.
  12. No TA/DA is admissible for written test/interview. The shortlisted students are advised to make their own arrangements for travelling and lodging for attending written test/interview in Thiruvananthapuram.
  13. List of shortlisted students will be displayed in IIST website. Shortlisted students may download call letter from the website.
  14. Students who are expected to complete the degree course in the academic year 2017-2018 are also eligible to apply provided the consolidated marklist/marklists of all semesters along with Degree Certificate shall be produced on or before October 31, 2017. Till the date of submission of Degree Certificate, the admission will be treated as provisional and such students who have not submitted the Degree Certificate will not be eligible for scholarship. Also those students who have not submitted the Degree certificate before 1700hrs on October 31, 2017 shall be disqualified and such students shall not be eligible to continue their studies at IIST further. On submission of the certificate on or before October 31, 2017, 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.
  15. Selected students will be given scholarship as per UGC/MHRD norms.
  16. Candidates who are employed in Government/Semi Government/PSUs/Autonomous Bodies need to produce a “No Objection Certificate(NOC)” at the time of Interview
  17. The M.Tech/Master of Science students will be required to assist the Departments in academic activities as and when required.
  18. Students who are selected for the admission have to join the course immediately. Classes for these students will tentatively commence on July 24, 2017 .