IIST Admission 2020: Application From (From 25th May), Dates, Eligibility

IIST Admission 2020IIST Admission 2020 Notification has been released on 17th January 2020 for UG courses. It will be conducted by Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology.  IIST is an autonomous institution established under the UGC Act. This institute is affiliated to ISRO. The institution offers admission into UG and PG courses in the field of space technology, space sciences and space applications. IIST offers admission on the basis of scores of national level exams for like JEE Main, JEE Advance, GATE, JEST, UGC NET etc. No entrance test will be organized by the institution for admission into the courses. Details regarding the admission dates, application form, eligibility etc. of IIST Admission 2020 can be checked by the candidates in the provided article.

Application Form Dates

Eligibility FAQs

IIST Admission 2020 Notifications – Notification Released

newiconIIST Admission 2020 Notification has been released on 17th January 2020 for UG courses. The application process is starting from 25th May 2020. Check here for application details.

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Courses Offered

IIST admits candidates in various UG/PG courses. Some of them are listed below:

UG Courses:

  • Four-year B.Tech in Physical Sciences
  • Four-year B.Tech in Avionics
  • Four-year B.Tech in Aerospace Engineering, etc.

Latest Applications Open 2020:


PG Courses:

  • M.Tech in Soft Computing & Machine Learning
  • M.Tech in RF & Microwave Engineering
  • M.Tech in Geo informatics
  • M.Tech in Optical Engineering
  • M.Tech in Machine Learning & Computing
  • M.Tech in Solid State Technology
  • M.Tech in VLSI & Microsystems
  • M.Tech in Materials Science & Technology, etc.

5-Year Dual Degree (B. Tech + M.Sc/M.Tech):

  • Master of Science (Astronomy and Astrophysics)
  • Master of Technology (Earth System Science)
  • Master of Science (Solid State Physics)
  • Master of Technology (Optical Engineering), etc.

IIST Admission 2020 Dates

IIST Admission 2020 official dates are given below for UG and PG courses offered by the institution:

EventsDates for UG Courses (2020)Dates for PG Courses (2020)
Online Registration Start25th May 20202nd week of April 2020
Online Registration Close12th June 20204th week of April 2020
Last Date of Payment of Application Fee2nd week of June 20201st week of May 2020
Publication of Rank list3rd week of June 20202nd week of May 2020
Interview (For PG)1st week of June 2020
Interview Result Declaration (For PG) —3rd week of June 2020
Counselling Starts fromJuly 20201st week of July 2020

IIST Admission 2020 Application Form

Know various details of application form of IIST Admission 2020 below:

  • For both UG and PG courses, IIST 2020 Application Form will be available online for the candidates.
  • For UG courses, candidates can apply from 25th May to 12th June 2020 and for PG courses candidates can apply between second to fourth week of April 2020.
  • Candidates have to follow various steps of application process – Registration, Filling details in the application form, uploading of images and making fee payment.
  • Candidates have to upload their scanned photograph, signature and caste certificate (if required) in the specified format.
  • Candidates are advised to take print out of both the application form and fee receipt for further process of admission.

Application Fee:

Mode of Payment: Candidates can pay their application fee debit/credit card or via net banking.

Check table below for application fee for various categories:

CategoriesUG Application FeePG Application Fee
General/ OBCRs.250
ST/SC/PD and female General & OBC candidatesRs.125Rs.300
Male General /OBC candidatesRs.600

IIST Admission 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Check IIST Admission 2020 eligibility criteria for various courses below:

For UG Courses/Dual Degree Course:

  • Nationality: Only Indian citizens can apply for the admission.
  • Educational Qualification: Candidates must have passed Class 12th with 75% aggregate marks (for SC/ST/PD candidates 65% marks) from a recognized board/university.
  • Qualifying Subjects: Candidate must have passed with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics
  • Age: Candidates of General and OBC category must be born on or after October 1, 1995 and candidates of SC/ST/PD must be born on after October 1, 1990.
  • JEE Score: Candidate must have appeared in JEE Advanced test and must have scored qualifying marks in aggregate as well as in each subject.

For PG Courses:

  • Nationality: Candidate must be an Indian citizen.
  • Age Limit: Applying candidate should be maximum 32 years as on April 2020. Age relaxation will be given to SC/ST/PD category candidates.
  • Minimum Qualification: Student must possess BE/B. Tech/ M. Sc or equivalent degree as per the branch chosen by the candidate.
  • Minimum Marks: Candidates must have minimum 60% marks or CGPA 6.5 out of 10 of general category. For reserved category, minimum 55% marks or 6.0 CGPA out of 10 is required.
  • Score Card: Candidate must have valid score card of any one of GATE/JEST/UGC NET in their relevant area.

FAQ’S (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answer: No, candidates can apply only through online mode.

Answer: No, there is no age relaxation for the women candidates.

Answer: Minimum of 55% marks or 6.0 CGPA out of 10 is required for admission of OBC category candidates.

Answer: If you have submitted information of registration, you cannot make changes in the information.

Answer: Yes, candidates can apply for more than one course at the time of filling application form in order of their preference.

Answer: No, candidates can pay their application fee only through online mode.

Answer: For OBC candidates, minimum 75% marks in 12th standard are required for UG admission.

Answer: If a candidate belongs to General category, he must score 20% marks in JEE advance. For OBC 18% marks are required while for SC/ST/PD 10% marks are required.

IIST Admission 2020 Seat Reservation

IIST Admission 2020 Seat Reservation will be done for the eligible candidates belonging to various categories. This relaxed criterion is as per the norms of government of India which is given below in the table:

CategoriesReserved seats (In percent)
Scheduled Tribe (ST)7.5%
Scheduled Caste (SC)15%
Other Backward Caste (OBC) belonging to Non-Creamy Layer (NCL)27%
Persons with Disability (PwD)5%

IIST Admission 2020 Merit List

IIST Admission 2020 Merit List will be declared by online mode after the completion of registration process. Candidates can check their rank with the help of registration number and password. For UG courses merit list will be declared on the website in the third week of June 2020. Merit list will be based on the score of JEE (Advanced).

For PG courses merit list will be declared in the second week of June 2020. Merit list will be based on the national level exam score cards secured by the candidates. Candidates can download their rank card from the website.

Name of the candidates in the merit list doesn’t assure for admission. Only those candidates will get admission who will complete all the processes successfully.

IIST Admission 2020 Interview

Based on the merit list, candidates will be called for IIST Admission 2020 Interview. Interview will be conducted for PG courses only. Candidates will deal with some personal and educational questions here.

A written test for the candidates instead of interview for some courses may be conducted. The University will clarify the candidates online in the call letter which process will be conducted for which course. Candidates are advised to carry their documents for the process of interview.

IIST Admission 2020 Counselling

IIST Admission 2020 Counselling will start in the month of July 2020 for all the eligible candidates. Candidates for PG courses will be called for counselling based on the result of interview while for UG course candidates will be called based on merit list. Candidates have to download their counselling letter.

During the process of counselling, candidates can choose their branch as per their choice of courses available in the university. Counselling will be held online but candidates need to visit the counselling venue for the process of counselling.

Candidates are advised to carry their original documents and a set of photocopies of originals for the process of counselling. After the successful completion of counselling, candidates will be called for the process of admission. Documents listed below are required during the counselling process:

  • Educational Certificates
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Caste certificate (if needed)
  • Score card of the national level exam
  • Admit card of the exam through which candidate is applying
  • Printed application form of IIST 2020

IIST 2020 Admission Procedure

After the successful completion of counselling, IIST 2020 Admission Procedure will start. Candidates are required to visit the university for the process of admission. Candidates will be required to submit the fee of the applied course.

In case candidates does not pay course fee within stipulated time period, then their candidature will get cancelled by the officials automatically.

If any candidate has any query regarding IIST Admission 2020, he/she can ask query in the comments section given below.

Displaying 17 Comments
  1. Chandan Maity says:

    Sir I have got overall 73% with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics .How can I apply the for IIST

  2. Savan A Chaudhari says:

    Does marks of JEE MAINS are taken into account or only JEE ADVANCED marks are valid?
    Please Reply

  3. sherin says:

    can we apply for ug courses at IIST on the basis of +2 marks

  4. setti siva says:

    i’ve gone through many articles relating to IIST
    i came to know that this time IIST is going take the candidates basing on the merit performance in IIST admission test ,but not as previous (basing on JEE MAINS,ADVANCED,UGC NET,e.t.c.,
    so i need some clarity regarding this whether IIST going to take the students basing on entrance test this year
    kindly please clarify&conclude..

  5. Santhoshi says:

    Is there any sports quota reservation seats available in iist??

  6. Roni says:

    Sir Can we get admission in IIST without any entrance exam
    On the basis of our +2 percentage.

  7. Maddisidda.S.Chattaraki says:

    application fee about general cast..

  8. Bhavish balaram.u says:

    Inspired by my cousins both retaired from isro.

  9. okay meena says:

    sir, if anyone very ill at the time of 12th exam so he got 58.8% in cbse .and he is good in study.
    can he apply for this?

  10. Dasariyenoshan says:

    Sir I interested to join in iist how can I apply sir

  11. PrajjwalPandey says:

    Sir,I belongs to UP board,Can I apply for IISF

  12. Prajjwal Pandey says:

    Sir, I belongs to UP board.
    Can I apply the form IIST.

  13. Satyanath M Bhosale says:

    Is there any quota for admission for children of defence personnel..

  14. Praveen dhanavath says:

    can’t we get admission directly through jossa ? shall we have to apply it separatly ?

  15. Amanjyoti Mullick says:

    I am verymuch interested to join IIST.

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