IIST PG Admissions 2022 (M.Tech and MSc): Application Form, Dates

IIST PG Admissions

IIST PG Admissions 2022 – Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala invites application for Post Graduate programmes for the academic year 2022-2023.

Check full details on IIST PG Admissions 2022 below here.

Latest: Application for M.Tech and M.Sc Admission 2022 is available now

About IIST

IIST is an autonomous academic institution under Department of Space, Govt of India for providing quality human resources to the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) and other National Research and Development Organizations and Industries

PG Programs Offered by IIST

Aerospace Engineering

Programme CodeProgramme
MAE01M.Tech in Thermal and Propulsion
MAE02M.Tech in Aerodynamics and Flight Mechanics
MAE03M.Tech in Structures and Design

Avionics

Programme CodeProgramme
MAV01M.Tech in RF and Microwave Engineering
MAV02M.Tech in Digital Signal Processing
MAV03M.Tech in VLSI and Microsystems
MAV04M.Tech in Control Systems
MAV05M.Tech in Power Electronics

Earth and Space Sciences

Programme CodeProgramme
MES01M.Tech in Earth System Science
MES02M.Tech  in Geoinformatics
MES03Master of Science in Astronomy and Astrophysics

Physics

Programme CodeProgramme
MPH01M.Tech in Optical Engineering
MPH02M.Tech in Solid State Technology

Chemistry

Programme CodeProgramme
MCH01M.Tech in Materials Science and Technology

Mathematics

Programme CodeProgramme
MMA01M.Tech in Machine Learning and Computing

Schedule for IIST PG Admissions 2022

EventDates
Availability of Application FormApril 30, 2022
Last date to Submission of FormMay 26, 2022
Display of shortlisted candidates for the branches
which have GATE as well as online interview
June 07, 2022
Display of shortlisted rank list for PG programmes
which is based on only GATE score
June 08, 2022
Fee payment of First AllotmentJune 10, 1700 hrs – June 13,
1100hrs
Interview for candidates for Departments of Chemistry,
Earth & Space Sciences and Mathematics
June 13-21, 2022
Display of rank list for Departments of Chemistry,
Earth & Space Sciences and Mathematics
June 28, 2022
Reporting date at the InstitutionJuly 29, 2022
Classes begins for M. Tech/Master of Science (Tentative)August 01, 2022

IIST PG Admissions 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Nationality – Applicant should be an Indian citizen.

Age limit: 32 years as on 26.05.2022

Age relaxation is applicable to SC/ST/Persons with disability (PD) category as per Government of India Orders.

Minimum Qualifications 

  • B.E./B.Tech./Master of Science or equivalent degree with a minimum of 60% marks or CGPA 6.50 out of 10 for General/ EWS & OBC category and minimum of 55% marks or CGPA 6.00 out of 10 for SC/ST&PD category. A valid score in GATE in relevant area as the case may be is essential.
  • When CGPA & equivalent percentage are both provided in the mark list/certificate, CGPA alone would be considered for eligibility.

Educational Qualification

Aerospace  Engineering

Programme Code Name of the   Branch Educational Qualification
MAE01Thermal and   Propulsion(i) B.Tech. or equivalent degree in Aerospace Engineering,  Aeronautical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering,  Chemical Engineering or equivalent  
(ii) A valid GATE Score in Aerospace Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or Chemical Engineering 
MAE02 Aerodynamics and Flight Mechanics(i) B.Tech. or equivalent degree in Aerospace Engineering,  Aeronautical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering,  Chemical Engineering or equivalent  
(ii) A valid GATE Score in Aerospace Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or Chemical Engineering 
MAE03 Structures and   Design(i) B.Tech. or equivalent degree in Aerospace Engineering,  Aeronautical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering,  Civil Engineering, Production Engineering, Mechatronics or equivalent
(ii) A valid GATE Score in Aerospace Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or Civil Engineering
MAV01RF and Microwave Engineering(i) B.E./B.Tech. or equivalent degree in  Avionics/Electronics and Communication/ Electronics  Engineering/ Electrical Engineering/ Electronics and  Telecommunication/ Electrical and Electronics  Engineering 
(ii) A valid GATE Score in Electronics and Communication  Engineering.
MAV02 Digital Signal   Processing(i) B.E./B.Tech. or equivalent degree in Avionics/  Electronics and Communication/ Telecommunication/  Electrical and Electronics Engineering/Electrical  Engineering/ Electronics and Telecommunication/  Engineering Science/Engineering Physics 
(ii) A valid GATE Score in Electronics and Communication  Engineering.
MAV03 VLSI and   Microsystems(i) B.E./B.Tech. or equivalent degree in Avionics/  Electronics and Communication/ Telecommunication  Engineering/ Electrical Engineering/ Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering/Electronics and  Instrumentation Engineering 
(ii) A valid GATE score in Electronics and Communication  Engineering.
MAV04Control Systems(i) B.E./B.Tech.or equivalent degree in Avionics/Electrical  and Electronics / Electronics and Communication/  Electronics and Instrumentation / Instrumentation and  Control Engineering/Electronics and Electrical  Engineering/Electronics and Telecommunication  Engineering 
(ii) A valid GATE score in Electronics and Communication Engineering/ Instrumentation Engineering/ Electrical  Engineering.
MAV05 Power Electronics(i) B.E./B.Tech. or equivalent degree in Avionics/ Electrical  Engineering/Electrical and Electronics Engineering /  Electronics and Communication Engineering/  Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering/  Instrumentation and Control Engineering/Electronics  and Electrical Engineering /Electronics and  Telecommunication and related areas. 
(ii) A valid GATE score in Electrical Engineering (EE)

Mathematics

Programme CodeName of the BranchEducational Qualification
MMA01Machine Learning  and Computing  (i) M.Sc. in Mathematics/ Statistics/ Computer Science/  Mathematics and Computing or equivalent    OR   (ii) B.E./B.Tech. or equivalent degree in Avionics/  Computer Science and Engineering/ Electronics and  Communication Engineering/ Electrical  Engineering/Electrical and Electronics  Engineering/Information Technology/Electronics and  Telecommunication Engineering 
(iii) A valid GATE Score in Mathematics/ Statistics/  Computer Science and Information Technology /  Electronics and Communication Engineering/ Electrical  Engineering.

Chemistry

Programme Code Name of the BranchEducational Qualification
MCH01Materials Science  and Technology (i) B.E./B.Tech. or equivalent degree in Polymer Science  and Technology/ Chemical Engineering/ Rubber  Technology/ Metallurgical Engineering/Materials  Science/Materials Science and Metallurgical  Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering/ Production  Engineering/ Production and Industrial Engineering/  Plastic Technology 
OR  M.Sc/M.S in Chemistry (all branches)/Physics/Material  Science/ Nanoscience and Technology  
(ii) A valid GATE score in Engineering Sciences/Chemical  Engineering/ Metallurgical Engineering/ Mechanical  Engineering/ Production and Industrial Engineering/  Chemistry/Physics.

Physics

Programme Code Name of the   Branch Educational Qualification
MPH01Optical   Engineering  (i) B.E./B.Tech. or equivalent degree in  Electronics/Electrical Engineering/Electronics and  Communication Engineering/ Mechanical  Engineering/Computer Science and Engineering/  Engineering Physics   
OR   M.Sc. in Physics/ Applied Physics/ M.S. (Integrated)  Physics. 
(ii) A valid GATE score in Electronics and Communication/  Electrical/ Mechanical Engineering/Physics/ Computer  Science and Engineering.
MPH02Quantum Technology (subject to AICTE approval)(i) B.E./B.Tech. or equivalent degree in Electronics/  Electrical Engineering/ Electronics and Communication  Engineering/ Engineering Physics/Computer Science  and Engineering/Physical Sciences  
OR   M.Sc. in Physics/ Applied Physics/Photonics/ M.S. (Integrated) Physics or related areas. 
(ii) A valid GATE score in Electronics and Communication  Engineering/Electrical Engineering/ Physics/ Computer  Science and Engineering

Earth and Space Sciences

Programme Code Name of the   Branch Educational Qualification
MES01Earth System   Science  (i) B.E./B.Tech. or equivalent degree in Aerospace Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Avionics, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Electrical Engineering, Physical Sciences, Engineering Science, Engineering Physics.
OR M.Sc. in Physics/Mathematics/ M.S. (Integrated) Physics/ Earth Science
(ii) A valid GATE score in Aerospace Engineering/ Civil Engineering/ Chemical Engineering/ Electronics and Communication Engineering/ Electrical Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering/ Engineering Sciences/ Physics/ Mathematics.
MES02Geoinformatics  (i) B.E./B.Tech. in any branch of Engineering or M.Sc. degree in any branch of Science with Mathematics as a subject at degree level. 
(ii) A valid GATE score in Agriculture Engineering/ Architecture and Planning/Civil Engineering /Computer Science & Information Technology/Electrical Engineering /Electronics & Communications Engineering / Engineering Sciences/ Environmental Science and Engineering/Geomatics Engineering/Geology and Geophysics/ Mathematics/ Mining Engineering/Physics
MES03Master of Science in Astronomy and Astrophysics(i) B.E/B.Tech or equivalent degree in any branch OR Master of Science / M.Sc. in Physics, Space Physics, Space Science, Space Science and Technology
(ii) A valid score in any one of the following: GATE in any one of these subjects – Physics/Electronics and Communication Engineering/Electrical Engineering /Instrumentation Engineering/Engineering Science. For Engineering Science, at least one of the following papers- Fluid Mechanics, Material Science, Thermodynamics, Atmospheric and Ocean Science OR JEST score in Physics

IIST PG Admissions 2022 Application Form

  • Candidate can fill online application on the IIST official website.
  • The applicants who wish to apply for more than one programme shall exercise their order of preference/option of Post Graduate Programmes, at the time of applying itself.

Application fee

CategoryFor 1 – 3 programmes Amount (INR)For 4 – 5 programmes Amount (INR)
Male candidates in General/EWS/OBC-NCL6001200
For SC, ST, PD and women candidates300600

How to fill IIST PG Admissions 2022 Application Form?

Steps to fill the application form for IIST M.Tech and M.Sc, programs –

Step-1-Assessing the IIST M.Tech/M.Sc Login: To access it, the candidates will have to access the ‘Profile Registration’.

Step-2-Register for IIST PG Admission: In the ‘Profile Registration’, the candidates will have to submit the following details:

  • Personal Detail
  • Address
  • Academic Details
  • Score Details (like GATE Score)
  • Experience Details
  • Photograph and Signature
  • Any Other Relevant Information.

After this, check all the details and if required make the necessary changes.

Once the Admission form is submitted successfully, a Registration Number and Password will be allocated to the candidates.

Step-4-Course Registration

Step-5-Fee Payment

IIST PG Admissions Selection Criteria

For the M.Tech. Programmes offered by Departments of Aerospace Engineering, Avionics, and Physics, candidates will be rank listed based only on the valid GATE score. An admission list would be prepared based on the rank list & available number of vacancies & preference given by the candidate.

The shortlist will be prepared based on GATE score for the other M. Tech./Master of Science programmes offered by Departments of Chemistry, Earth & Space Sciences and Mathematics. The applicants who are shortlisted for M.Tech./Master of Science programmes for above mentioned programmes are required to appear for an Interview. List of shortlisted candidates for interview for those programmes will be displayed in the IIST website on 07 June 2022. Shortlisted candidates may download their online interview call letter from the portal. . Interview will be conducted through video conference mode.

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Previous Admissions

IIST PG Admissions 2021

Schedule for IIST PG Admissions 2021

EventDates
Availability of Application FormMay 21, 2021
Last date to Submission of FormJune 16, 2021
Last date for payment of application feeJune 16, 2021
Display of shortlisted candidates for Test/Interview (Tentative)June 23, 2021
Online Interview (Tentative)June 28 – July 02, 2021
Display of Provisionally selected candidates (Tentative)05 Apr 2021
Reporting date at the Institution (Tentative)July 30, 2021
Classes begins for M. Tech/Master of Science (Tentative)August 02, 2021

IIST PG Admissions 2021 Results & Cutoff

2021 M.Tech/M.S Admissions : Gate score cut-off