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Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST) 2019 Counselling Schedule Released

Notification Date:2019-06-01
Expiry Date:2019-11-30

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), situated at Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, is a Deemed to be University under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956.

IIST, established in 2007, functions as an autonomous institution under the Department of Space (DoS), Government of India.

IIST was conceived with a vision to nurture exceptional manpower for the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), one of world's leading scientific organizations engaged in space research and space applications.

Courses Offered:

Undergraduate Programmes:

  • B. Tech in Aerospace Engineering
  • B. Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering (Avionics)

Dual Degree (B. Tech in Engineering Physics + Master of Science/ M. Tech in one of the following:

  • Master of Science in Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Master of Science in Solid State Physics
  • M. Tech in Earth System Science
  • M. Tech in Optical Engineering

Eligibility Criteria:

Candidates desirous of admission to IIST must satisfy ALL eligibility criteria detailed below:

  • Citizenship: Only Indian citizens are eligible to apply for admission in IIST.
  • Date of Birth: Candidates belonging to General, EWS and OBC - NCL categories must have been born on or after October 1, 1994. Candidates belonging to SC/ ST and PD categories must have born on or after October 1, 1989.
    The date of birth as recorded in the certificate of high school/ first Board/ or its equivalent will be accepted. If the certificate does not mention the date of birth, candidate must, at the time of accepting the seat, submit an authenticated document from a competent authority indicating the same.
  • Minimum Marks Requirement in Qualifying Examination: Candidates must have secured at least 75% aggregate marks in the Class XII (or equivalent - see below for list of Qualifying Examinations) Board examination. The aggregate marks for SC, ST and PD candidates should be at least 65%. The marks scored in the following five subjects will be considered for calculating the aggregate marks:
    • Physics
    • Chemistry
    • Mathematics
    • A language (if the candidate has taken more than one language, then the language with the higher marks will be considered).
    • Any subject other than the above four (the subject with the highest marks will be considered).
  • Minimum Marks Requirement in JEE (Advanced) - 2019 Examination:
  • Candidates should have appeared for the Joint Entrance Examination (Main) - 2019 conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA), to qualify themselves to appear for the Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) - 2019 conducted by IITs and secure the minimum prescribed marks as given below:

    Category Minimum Marks
    General At least 20% marks in aggregate and at least 5% marks in each of the three subjects (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics)
    EWS/ OBC - NCL At least 18% marks in aggregate and at least 4.5% marks in each of the three subjects (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics)
    SC/ ST/ PD At least 10% marks in aggregate and at least 2.5% marks in each of the three subjects (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics)

List of Qualifying Examinations:

Any one of the following will be accepted as the Qualifying Examination

  • The final examination of the 10+2 system, conducted by any recognized central/ State Board, such as Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi; Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, 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 Defense Academy.
  • 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).
  • H.S.C. vocational examination.
  • 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.

Mode of Application: Online

Payment Mode: Online

Registration Fee:

Sl. No Category Amount (INR)
1 Male candidates in General/ EWS/ OBC - NCL 600
2 Female candidates in General/ EWS/ OBC - NCL 300
3 All SC/ ST/ PD candidates 300

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Reservation of Seats:

  • Scheduled Castes (SC): 15%
  • Scheduled Tribes (ST): 7.5%
  • Other Backward Classes (OBC) belonging to Non-Creamy Layer (NCL): 27%
  • Persons with Disabilities (PD): 5% (Horizontal Reservation)
  • Economically Weaker Section (EWS): As below

EWS Candidates: Eligible candidates applying under EWS category are required to produce a EWS certificate issued by a competent authority. Certificates in any other format will not be accepted. The certificate (in original) must be produced at the time of verification at the specified Reporting Centres, failing which the candidature will not be considered for admission under the EWS category.

Opening and Closing Percentage of JEE (Advanced) Marks for 2018:

Category B. Tech (Aerospace Engineering) B. Tech (Electronics and Communication) Dual Degree (B. Tech + Master of Science/ Master of Technology)
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General 43.89% 34.17% 66.94% 33.05% 52.78% 36.39%
OBC 47.78% 30.28% 33.05% 27.22% 33.33% 26.11%
SC 33.89% 19.44% 32.22% 15.83% 22.22% 13.05%
ST 14.44% 11.94% 20.28% 11.11% 15.00% 10.28%

Reporting Centres for Certificate Verification:

Sl. No Reporting Centre Address
1 Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST) Valiamala P.O., Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala - 695 547
2 Semi-Conductor Laboratory (SCL) Sector 72, SAS Nagar, Near Chandigarh, Punjab - 160 071
3 National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC) Balanagar, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh - 500 037
4 Regional Remote Sensing Centre (RRSC Central) Shankar Nagar P.O, Amravati Road, Nagpur, Maharashtra - 440 033
5 Regional Remote Sensing Centre (RRSC West) CAZRI Campus, Jodhpur, Rajasthan - 342 003
6 Regional Remote Sensing Centre (RRSC East) Plot No. BG-2, Street No 77, Sub Central Business District (Action Area 1B), New Town, Kolkata, West Bengal - 700 156
7 Physical Research Laboratory (PRL) Navrangpura, Ahmedabad, Gujarat - 380 009
8 North Eastern Space Applications Centre (NESAC) Umiam, Ri - Bhoi District, Meghalaya, 793 103
9 ILF-ISRO Telemetry Tracking & Command Network (ISTRAC) Sector C, Sitapur Road Scheme, Kursi Road, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh - 226 021
10 ISRO Liaison Cell No.461, 15th Road, Khar (West), Khar Gymkhana, Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400 052
11 DOS Branch Secretariat Dept. of Space, ISRO Office, Integrated Office Complex, 3rd Floor, Plot No. 7, JB Tito Marg, Sadiq Nagar, New Delhi - 110 049 (Landmark: beside Indian Oil Petrol Pump)
12 Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC SHAR) Sriharikota Range PO, Nellore District, Andhra Pradesh, 524 124
13 ISRO Transit Guest House No.4, Dr. Ambedkar Road, Backside of Contonment Board School, Pallavaram, Chennai, Tamil Nadu - 600 043
14 Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS) 4, Kalidas Road, Dehradun, Uttarakhand - 248001
15 ISRO Head Quarter Ankariksh Bhavan, New BEL Road, Bangalore, Karnataka - 560 231

Schedule for Seat Allotment/ Acceptance Rounds:

Date/ Time Events
21 June 2019 (11:00 hr) Seat Allocation - Round 1
21 June 2019 and 22 June 2019 (two days) Acceptance of seats for Round 1 by paying First Semester Fees and uploading scanned copies of all mark sheet and certificates
24 June 2019 (11:00 hr) Seat Allocation - Round 2
24 June 2019 and 25 June 2019 (two days) Acceptance of seats for Round 2 by paying First Semester Fees and uploading scanned copies of all mark sheet and certificates
26 June 2019 (11:00 hr) Seat Allocation - Round 3
26 June 2019 and 27 June 2019 (two days) Acceptance of seats for Round 3 by paying First Semester Fees and uploading scanned copies of all mark sheet and certificates
27 June 2019 (10:00 hrs - 16:00 hrs) Certificate verification at the nearest Reporting Centre for candidates who have paid the First Semester Fees for Round 1, 2, and 3
28 June 2019 (11:00 hr) Seat Allocation - Round 4
28 June 2019 and 29 June 2019 (two days) Acceptance of seats for Round 4 by paying First Semester Fees and uploading scanned copies of all mark sheet and certificates
1 July 2019 (11:00 hr) Seat Allocation - Round 5
1 July 2019 and 2 July 2019 (two days) Acceptance of seats for Round 5 by paying First Semester Fees and uploading scanned copies of all mark sheet and certificates
3 July 2019 (11:00 hr) Seat Allocation - Round 6
3 July 2019 and 4 July 2019 (two days) Acceptance of seats for Round 6 by paying First Semester Fees and uploading scanned copies of all mark sheet and certificates
4 July 2019 (10:00 hr - 16:00 hr) Certificate verification at the nearest Reporting Centre for candidates who have paid the First Semester Fees for Round 4, 5, and 6
3 July 2019 (11:00 hr) to 4 July 2019 (17:00 hr) RE-VALIDATION of registration for Waiting List candidates upto Round 6
5 July 2019 (11:00 hr) Seat Allocation - Round 7
5 July 2019 and 6 July 2019 (two days) Acceptance of seats for Round 7 by paying First Semester Fees and uploading scanned copies of all mark sheet and certificates
8 July 2019 (11:00 hr) Seat Allocation - Round 8
8 July 2019 and 9 July 2019 (two days) Acceptance of seats for Round 8 by paying First Semester Fees and uploading scanned copies of all mark sheet and certificates
10 July 2019 (11:00 hr) Seat Allocation - Round 9
10 July 2019 and 11 July 2019 (two days) Acceptance of seats for Round 9 by paying First Semester Fees and uploading scanned copies of all mark sheet and certificates
11 July 2019 (10:00 hrs - 16:00 hr) Certificate verification at the nearest Reporting Centre for candidates who have paid the First Semester Fees for Round 7, 8, and 9
12 July 2019 (11:00 hr) Seat Allocation - Round 10
12 July 2019 and 13 July 2019 (two days) Acceptance of seats for Round 10 by paying First Semester Fees and uploading scanned copies of all mark sheet and certificates
15 July 2019 (11:00 hr) Seat Allocation - Round 11
15 July 2019 and 16 July 2019 (two days) Acceptance of seats for Round 11 by paying First Semester Fees and uploading scanned copies of all mark sheet and certificates
15 July 2019 (11:00hr) to 16 July 2019 (17:00hr) RE-VALIDATION of registration for Waiting List candidates upto Round 11
17 July 2019 (11:00 hr) Seat Allocation - Round 12
17 July 2019 and 18 July 2019 (two days) Acceptance of seats for Round 12 by paying First Semester Fees and uploading scanned copies of all mark sheet and certificates
18 July 2019 (10:00 hrs - 16:00 hr) Certificate verification at the nearest Reporting Centre for candidates who have paid the First Semester Fees for Round 10, 11, and 12
19 July 2019 (11:00 hr) Seat Allocation - Round 13
19 July 2019 and 20 July 2019 (two days) Acceptance of seats for Round 13 by paying First Semester Fees and uploading scanned copies of all mark sheet and certificates
22 July 2019 (11:00 hr) Seat Allocation - Round 14
22 July 2019 and 23 July 2019 (two days) Acceptance of seats for Round 14 by paying First Semester Fees and uploading scanned copies of all mark sheet and certificates
24 July 2019 (9:00 hr) Reporting at IIST for joining for candidates who have paid the First Semester Fees for Round 13 and 14
24 July 2019 (11:00 hr) Publication of vacancies, if any, for Spot Admission
27 July 2019 (9:00 hr) Spot Admission at IIST (in case of vacancies and will be applicable only for remaining wait-listed candidates after Round 14 of seat allotment)

Candidates are required to submit the following documents at the time of joining IIST:

  • ADMIT CARD issued by the Reporting Centre or SEAT ALLOTMENT LETTER for candidates who accept the seat allotment in Rounds 13 and 14.
  • Self-attested copies of Class X/ Class XII Mark sheet/ Certificates.
  • Category (SC/ ST/ OBC - NCL/ PD/ EWS) certificates.
  • Transfer Certificate from the institute last attended.
  • Caution-deposit of INR 13000 (see Section 5) to be paid in the form of Demand Draft (from any nationalized bank) drawn in favour of Registrar, IIST, payable at Thiruvananthapuram.
  • Medical Examination Report in the prescribed format given in APPENDIX-VI.
  • Three copies of recent passport size (3.5 x 4.5 cm) colour photographs.
  • A copy of student's AADHAR Card.

Important Dates:

Opening of Online Registration and Filling-in of Branch Preferences 3 June 2019 10:00 hr
Closing of Online Registration 17 June 2019 11:00 hr
Publication of IIST Admission Rank List 19 June 2019 17:00 hr
Closing date for Filling-in of Branch Preferences 20 June 2019 12:00 hr
Seat Allotment/ Acceptance rounds Starts on 21 June 2019 11:00 hr (First seat allocation round) Ends on 23 July 2019 (Last seat acceptance round)
Re-validation of registration upto Round 6 3 July 2019 (11:00 hr) to 4 July 2019 (17:00 hr)
Re-validation of registration upto Round 11 15 July 2019 (11:00 hr) to 16 July 2019 (17:00 hr)
Joining IIST 22 July 2019 (Reporting time 9:00 hr)
24 July 2019 (for candidates who have accepted seats in Rounds 13, 14)
Mandatory Induction Programme at IIST 23 - 26 July 2019
Spot Admissions, if required, to be held at IIST, Trivandrum (applicable only for remaining wait-listed candidates after Round 14 of seat allotment) 27 July 2019 9:00 hr
Commencement of Classes 29 July 2019

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