IIST Admission 2020: Counselling (Started), Allotment, Rank List (Out)

IIST Admission 2020IIST Admission 2020 Seat Allotment (UG) has been started from 12th October 2020. It is 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.

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IIST Admission 2020 Eligibility criteria has been revised. Minimum qualifying marks has been relaxed for the year 2020.  Check details below.  

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.

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.

Admissions Closing Shortly

    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:

    For UG:

    EventsDates (2020)
    Starting of online registration and filling- in branch preferences27th September 2020
    Online Registration Close7th October 2020
    Publication of IIST admission rank list8th October 2020
    Closing date for modification of branch preferences9th October 2020
    Seat allotment/ acceptance roundFrom 12th October 2020 
    Re-validation of registration of waiting list candidatesRe-validation I- 21st October 2020

    Re-validation II- 2nd November 2020 

    Joining IIST16th November 2020 
    Spot admission notification (if required)16th November 2020
    Spot admission registration (if required) only for remaining waitlisted candidates after last round of seat allotment16th to 18th November 2020 
    Spot admission registration- online (if required) only for remaining waitlisted candidates after last round of seat allotment18th November 2020 
    Closing of admission joining IIST20th November 2020 
    Commencement of classes23rd November 2020 
    Induction programme18th to 22nd November 2020 

    For PG:

    EventsDates (2020)
    Online Registration Start15th May 2020
    Online Registration Close8th June 2020
    Last Date of Payment of Application Fee8th June 2020
    Display of shortlisted candidates For interview (Video Conferencing)19th June 2020
    Display of rank list for PG courses (Non- interview branches)17th July 2020
    Display of shortlisted rank list PG programmes based on GATE scores and interview22nd July 2020
    Date of Reporting at the Institution28th August 2020
    Starting of Classes for all PG courses1st September 2020
    PG Admission Closes14th September 2020

    IIST Admission 2020 Merit List

    IIST Admission 2020 Merit List has been released 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 has been declared on the website on 9th October 2020 (UG). IIST Merit list is prepared based on the score of JEE (Advanced).

    For PG courses merit list has been released on 19th June 2020. Merit list is prepared 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 can get admission who have completed all the processes successfully.

    IIST Admission 2020 Seat Reservation

    IIST Admission 2020 Seat Reservation can 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%

    Also Check:

    IIST 2020 Cut Off

    IIST Admission 2020 Counselling

    IIST Admission 2020 Counselling has been started for PG courses and for UG (Seat Allotment) will be released from 12th October 2020. 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 IIST 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 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. Interview has been started from 22nd June 2020. 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 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.

    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 Application Form

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

    • For PG courses, IIST 2020 Application Form has been made available online for the candidates.
    • For UG courses, candidates can apply from 27th September 2020 and for PG courses candidates can apply from 15th May 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 can fill their application form till 7th October 2020 for UG courses.
    • 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 through online mode via debit/credit card or net banking.

    Check table below for application fee for various categories:

    For UG:

    CategoriesApplication Fee
    Male candidates in General/ OBC- NCLRs. 600/-
    Female candidates in General EWS & OBC- NCLRs. 300/-
    SC/ ST/ PD candidatesRs. 300/-

    For PG:

    CategoriesApplication Fee
    Up to 3 preferences (Within or across all departments)
    General/ OBC/ EWS (Male candidates)Rs.600
    ST/ SC/ PD  & All Female candidatesRs.300
    For 4 to max 6 preferences (Within or across all departments)
    General/ OBC/ EWS (Male candidates)Rs.1200
    ST/ SC/ PD  & All Female 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  or equivalent examination from a recognised board/university.
    • Marks Criteria: Minimum qualifying marks has been relaxed for the year 2020.
    • 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.
    • Marks Criteria in JEE Advanced: General category candidates must have passed at least 20% aggregate and at least 5% marks in each of three subjects (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics).
    •  EWS/ OBC- NCL category candidates must obtain minimum 18% aggregate and 4.5% marks in each of three subject. SC/ ST candidates should secure 10% aggregate and at least 2.5% aggregate in each of three subject.

    For PG Courses:

    • Nationality: Candidate must be an Indian citizen.
    • Age Limit: Applying candidate should be maximum 32 years as on 8th June 2020. Age relaxation will be given to SC/ ST/ PD category candidates as per the orders of Govt. of India. No age relaxation is provided to OBC/ women & EWS 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.

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

    Displaying 44 Comments
    1. chirag says:

      hello my waiting list in iist general catagory 196 now chances to get addmision

    2. Jayshree Pote says:

      Can we apply now for ug program

    3. Rekha .M R says:

      I can join iist by jee main

    4. Shraddha jadhav says:

      Can get admission in iist with PCMB group

    5. Harishchandra Sharma says:

      Sir I am scored in +2exam is 90.8% so can I take admission

    6. Harishchandra Sharma says:

      Can I Take admission through jeemains result

    7. Karthik jayaram says:

      For admission into iist.. If the application registration starts at 27th..how the score of jee advanced can be given.. The results will be published only on 5th oct.. So is the entry afyer the result

    8. Prince panwar says:

      I belong from up and I have the 12 passed

    9. Chhanda Mazumdar says:

      Sir now I can apply for UG Program in IISER

    10. varshitha says:

      sir, i have completed diploma in civil engg.
      am i eligible for iist..

    11. Anitha says:

      Can I get admission in IIST with +2score.I have 98.5%in+2.

    12. Sushmita says:

      When the application form will release? I am 12 pass out

    13. Anushka Kale says:

      As IIT’s changed the eligibility criteria i.e the 12th board marks are not necessary for admission. Is IIST going to change there criteria?

    14. Diya says:

      Please explain about the counselling session for B.Tech. How it is held? What do they ask or tell in it?

    15. manya says:

      if i have the required JEE score, and not the boards aggregate, will i be able to apply?

    16. ATHULYA JAISON says:

      your site gives the information that the application for ug programme in iist will begin on 25th may.I checked the official website but the application form is not yet published.COULD YOU PLEASE VERIFY wheather it is not provided by the authority or should i do something other than that for the application.i am tensed as the application is only till june 12th according to the information provided by you.

      • Sarvgyan Team says:

        It was earlier declared that authority will release UG application form from 25th May. But it has been postponed now, don’t get panic. We will update it in our article whenever official will announce it.

    17. Pidugu Chaithanya says:

      I want to become space scientist which cource I should select?

    18. Archit Anand says:

      Sir,I scored 73% marks in 12th in Bihar Board of secondary education .Am I eligible for admission in IIST

    19. Rithika R says:

      To join IIST -After completing 12th in 2020,how many marks we need to score in jee advance2020(merit list).Can you please provide me the update ASAP.

    20. kottana pallavi says:

      how much should be gained in jee advance

    21. mayoogha says:

      sir i appeared only jee main .can i apply for iist

    22. Chockalingam says:

      Is jee exam is compulsory?
      With 12th mark can i join in this 🤔🤔

    23. JENISH says:

      Sir jee mains mark important or advanced?

    24. Chandan Maity says:

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

    25. Savan A Chaudhari says:

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

    26. sherin says:

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

    27. 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..

    28. Santhoshi says:

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

    29. Roni says:

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

    30. Maddisidda.S.Chattaraki says:

      application fee about general cast..

    31. Bhavish balaram.u says:

      Inspired by my cousins both retaired from isro.

    32. 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?

    33. Dasariyenoshan says:

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

    34. PrajjwalPandey says:

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

    35. Prajjwal Pandey says:

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

    36. Satyanath M Bhosale says:

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

    37. Praveen dhanavath says:

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

    38. Amanjyoti Mullick says:

      I am verymuch interested to join IIST.

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