IIST Admission 2017 – IIST Thiruvananthapuram B.Tech and Dual Degree

IIST Admission 2017 – IIST Thiruvananthapuram B.Tech and Dual Degree

IIST 2017 B.Tech Admission begins from June 1st, 2017, with online registration. Advanced JEE Proponents who meet the eligibility criteria can now app

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IIST 2017 B.Tech Admission begins from June 1st, 2017, with online registration. Advanced JEE Proponents who meet the eligibility criteria can now apply for IIST 2017. The deadline for filing the registration form for the IIST Admission is June 15, 2017. The list of IIST and the guidance details Will be announced on June 21, 2017, with the rank list.

Latest: – the list of candidates for the allocation of seats / waiting list is published. See below.

Does provide admission to B.Tech’s avionics, aerospace and dual degree program Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST). If you are considering studying space science IIST, then this article will help you understand the admission process, eligibility criteria, the selection process, the chances of getting admission and more details about its admission To the IIST.

Let’s start with IIST

The Indian Institute of Space Science (IIST) was established in 2007. Even at the infant stage, the institute has gained a place among the best universities in India. It is a school aided by the government, which is also considered a university. It is located in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India and is entirely dedicated to study and research in space. Therefore, if you plan to conduct the next ISRO space mission, then this is the right place to be.

Admission Criteria

Selection Process – Rankings for 2017 Admission IIST will be based on JEE 2017 Range Adv. As a result, candidates must be qualified and appear for JEE Adv 2017 and obtain the minimum cut to be considered for the IIST 2017 Range List. They must also meet the eligibility requirements established by the Indian Institute of Science and Technology Space technology.

Eligibility Criteria – The criteria for eligibility is that the candidate should:

  • Be a citizen of India.
  • Has passed 10+2 with 75% marks (65% for SC/ST/PD), with core subjects as Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, any Language, and one other course other than these.
  • Was born on or after October 01, 1992 (October 01, 1987 for SC/ST/PD).

JEE Advanced 2017 Criteria – Just qualifying JEE Advanced is not sufficient, candidates must also have cut off score.

CategoryTotal MarksMinimum Marks to be Scored in Each SubjectMinimum Marks to be Scored Overall
General3666 (5%)73 (20%)
OBC3665 (4.5%)65 (18%)
SC/ST/PD3663 (2.5)36 (10%)

Important Dates

IIST Admission registration (application form) available online from01.06.2017 (Thursday)
10:00 AM
Last date to apply online15.06.2017 (Thursday)
11:00 PM
Last date to remit registration fee online through SBI Collect16.06.2017 (Friday)
11:00 PM
IIST Admission Rank list release with details of counselling21.06.2017 (Wednesday)
11:30 AM

Seat Allotment / Waitlist

Seat Allotment & waitlist of candidates for IIST Admission 2017 has been uploaded on the official website, which can be checked through the direct link provided below.

Counselling 2017 Registration & Admit Card

Application Form is filled as per schedule date. Candidates can fill their registration form for counselling & download their Admit Card to attend the counselling process from here. Counselling Admit Card is also known as Call Letter. The direct link to fill the registration form & download the Counselling Admit Card 2017 is given below.

Application Form 2017

Application Process – The candidates may apply for IIST 2017 admission, from the link above. First, the candidates will have to register by submitting the JEE Advanced Roll Number and Date of Birth. Only then the candidates will be able to access the application form and fill details in it.

The last step to submit the form will payment of application fee. The application fee for the IIST 2017 admission is as below:

  • Rs. 600 for Gen and OBC candidates
  • Rs. 300 for SC/ST/PD candidates
  • Rs. 300 for Female Candidates

Rank List

IIST 2017 Merit List – When the application process will end, the institute will release the rank list for the candidates. It will be prepared after considering the above mentioned factors and the AIR of candidate in JEE Advanced 2017.

If during the merit allocation, tie happens between two or more candidates then the following method will be used to break it:

  • The candidates with more marks in Mathematics will be allocated higher rank.
  • If the tie does not breaks, marks in Physics will be checked.
  • Lastly, to break the tie, marks in JEE Main 2017 will consider but category wise.

Seats Intake

Number of seats in IIST for admission 2017-18 presents a good idea for your chances of admission. 2.2 lakh candidates were allowed to appear for JEE Advanced. The number is not less but this does not mean that your chances of getting admission are small. There are only three courses in space science which the institute offers but not all the aspirants aim for the same course. Check the details on your own and know your chances of admission.

IIST 2017 Course and Seat Matrix – There are total three UG engineering courses offered by IIST. The total intake capacity is 140. Candidates may check the details from the table below:

CourseSeat Matrix
B.Tech Aerospace60
B.Tech Avionics60
B.Tech + M.S/M.Tech (Dual Degree)20

Reservation of Seat

The seat reservation under IIST Admission will be as below:

  • Scheduled Castes (SC) – 15%
  • Scheduled Tribes (ST) – 7.5%
  • Other Backward Castes Non-Creamy Layer (OBC-NCL) – 27%
  • Persons with Disabilities (PD) – 3%

Opening and Closing Rank of IIST

Now that the chances of getting admission in IIST are being discussed, one should have a look at the previous year opening and closing rank. The opening rank is the highest rank which gets the admission, whereas, the closing rank is the lowest rank with which the admission ends.

Previous year opening and closing rank are as below:

CategoryAerospace EngineeringAvionicsDual Degree(B.Tech and M.S/M.Tech)

Note: OR is Opening Rank and CR is Closing Rank

When the merit list for IIST Admission 2017 will be released, the candidates may refer to the table above to check if they will get admission or not, if they will get then in which and more details.