Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology
Deemed to be University under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956
IIST offers Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech.) programmes in three branches, namely
(i) Aerospace Engineering
(ii) Avionics and
(iii) Physical sciences.
The total number of seats for the B.Tech Programmes in IIST for the academic year 2014-15 is 156. The seat matrix for different programmes is as follows:
B.Tech. in Aerospace Engineering : 60
B.Tech. in Avionics : 60
B.Tech. in Physical Sciences : 36
Candidates who are desirous to join B.Tech Programmes in IIST must appear for the Joint Entrance Examination (Main)-2014 conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi to qualify themselves to appear for Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced)-2014 conducted by IITs and secure the minimum prescribed category-wise marks in JEE (Advanced)-2014 as given below:-(a) General Candidates (GEN): At least 20% marks in aggregate and at least 5% marks in each of the three subjects (Physics Chemistry and Mathematics).(b) Other Backward Community – Non Creamy Layer (OBC-NCL) Candidates: At least 18% marks in aggregate and at least 4.5% marks in each of the three subjects (Physics Chemistry and Mathematics).(c) Scheduled Caste(SC), Scheduled Tribe(ST) and Persons with Disabilities(PD) Candidates: At least 10% marks in aggregate and at least 2.5% marks in each of the three subjects (Physics Chemistry and Mathematics).
More details of JEE (Main) – 2014 may be viewed at http://www.jeemain.nic.in
More details of JEE (Advanced) – 2014 may be viewed at http://www.jee.iitd.ac.in
• B.Tech. PROGRAMMES•
ELIGIBILITY FOR B.TECH. ADMISSION
B.Tech. ProgrammesIIST currently offers B.Tech programmes in Aerospace Engineering, Avionics and Physical Sciences.
1. B.Tech. (AEROSPACE ENGINEERING) : is a 4-year undergraduate degree programme oriented towards the needs of space technology, and has significant overlap with Mechanical Engineering, including Mechanical Design and Manufacturing Sciences, and Space Dynamics. This is similar to programmes of the same title available in many reputed Institutions in India and abroad.People with B.Tech. degree in Aerospace Engineering can further specialize in Flight Mechanics, Aerodynamics, Thermal and Propulsion, Structure and Design, and Manufacturing Science. …………..more
2. B.Tech. (AVIONICS) : is a 4-year undergraduate degree programme comprising of subjects of study in Electronics and Communications Engineering programmes, in addition to study of Advanced Electronics in Digital Communication, Control Systems and Computer Systems used in Aerospace Systems.People with B.Tech. degree in Avionics can later specialize in areas like DSP, RF and Communication, Antenna, Power Electronics, Micro Electronics, Control Systems etc. …………….more
3. B.Tech. (PHYSICAL SCIENCES) : is a 4-year undergraduate degree programme oriented towards application of basic sciences in Space Science and Technology. The programme lays a strong foundation in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics, and gives exposure to important applications of space technology such as Remote Sensing and GIS, Astronomy and Astrophysics, and Earth System Sciences.People with B.Tech. degree in Physical Sciences can later specialize in areas like Atmospheric and Ocean Sciences, Solid Earth Science, Astronomy and Astrophysics, Remote Sensing and GIS, and Chemical Systems.
The total number of seats for the undergraduate programmes in IIST is 156. The branch-wise distribution of seats is as follows:
B.Tech. in Aerospace Engineering: 60 seats
B.Tech. in Avionics: 60 seats
B.Tech. in Physical Sciences: 36 seats
Reservation of Seats
Candidates belonging to certain categories are admitted to seats reserved based on relaxed criteria, as per applicable rules of the Government of India. Categories included are:* Scheduled Castes (SC).* Scheduled Tribes (ST).* Other Backward Castes (OBC) belonging to Non-Creamy Layer (NCL).
For more information: http://www.iist.ac.in/b-tech-programmes-2
ELIGIBILITY FOR B.TECH. ADMISSION
Candidates must make sure that they satisfy the criteria given below for applying for admission to B.Tech Programmes in IIST.
CitizenshipOnly Indian citizens are eligible to apply for admission in IIST.
Date of BirthCandidates belonging to General category (GEN) and Other Backward Classes (OBC) categories must have been born on or after October 1, 1989. Candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST) and Persons with Disabilities (PD) categories must have born on or after October 1, 1984.The date of birth as recorded in the high school/first Board /or its equivalent will be accepted. If the certificate does not mention the date of birth, candidate must submit an authenticated document from competent authority indicating the date of birth at the time of Counselling.
Qualifying Examination (10+2 or Equivalent)
Candidates seeking admission to IIST should have passed their Qualifying Examination, with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as subjects of the curriculum Candidates belonging to GEN and OBC categories must secure an aggregate of at least 70% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM) in the qualifying examination and those belonging to SC/ST/PD should have an aggregate of at least 60% marks in PCM subjects in the qualifying examination.
The qualifying examination should be any of the following:The final examination of the 10+2 system, conducted by any recognized Central/State Board, such as Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi; Council for Indian School Certificate Examination (ISCE), New Delhi, etc.Intermediate or two-year Pre-University examination conducted by a recognized Board/University.
Final examination of the two-year course of the Joint Services Wing of the National Defence Academy.Vocational Higher Secondary Examination.Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Institute of Open Schooling with a minimum of five subjects.Any Public School/Board/University examination in India or in any foreign country recognized as equivalent to the 10+2 system by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).General Certificate Education (GCE) examination (London / Cambridge /Sri Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level.
High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva.In case the relevant qualifying examination is not a public examination, the candidate must have passed at least one public (Board or Pre-University) examination at an earlier level.
Detailed IIST B.Tech Admission Brochure containing Application and Counselling procedures with important dates will be published in April, 2014.
Contact numbers : 0471-2568477 and 0471-2568478
For more information: http://www.iist.ac.in/admission/under-graduate
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