Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology FAQs

Q. What is the reservation criteria of the Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology?

Ans. The reservation policy of the Government of India applicable to Central Educational Institutions (CEI), candidates belonging to the following categories are admitted to reserved seats based on relaxed criteria. The categories and the corresponding percentage of reservation are:

Scheduled Castes 15%
Scheduled Tribes 7.5%
Other Backward Classes belonging to Non-Creamy Layer 27%
Persons with Disabilities 5%

Q. How can I check my result at the Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology?

Ans. IIST offers UG/ PG/ and Research programs in seven departments. It runs two types of courses for Regular candidates and DOS/ISRO employees and conducts admission entrance examination separately. The result of entrance examination is declared separately for each course and course type (Regular or DOS/ISRO employee).

Q. Does the Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology provide scholarships?

Ans. The institute provides scholarships to meritorious and needy students. The complete cost of education in IIST for all the students are funded through an Assistanceship package offered by the Department of Space.

Q. What is the intake capacity for admission at the Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology?

Ans. The seat intake capacity for admission at Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology is as follows:

Course Seat Intake
B.Tech in Aerospace Engineering 60 + 6
B.Tech in Avionics 60 + 6
Dual Degree (B.Tech and Master of Science/ M.Tech) 20 + 2

Q. What are the jobs with the average salary offered to M.Tech graduates?

Ans. The following table shows the list of popular job profiles for MTech graduates:

Designation Average Salary (INR)
Computer Science Engineers INR 3 LPA
Assistance Engineers INR 3 LPA
Executive Engineers INR 9 LPA
Software Engineers INR 5 LPA
Mechanical Engineers INR 3.5 LPA
Electronics Engineers INR 1.9 LPA
Mining Engineers INR 8 LPA
Electronics and Communication Engineers INR 3 LPA

Q. What is the counselling procedure for admission in UG courses at Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology?

Ans. The admission to undergraduate courses is done through personal counseling based upon merit which is strictly governed by the reservation policy laid down by the Government.

  • Register yourself online on the IIST website.
  • IIST generates an admission list based upon the same.
  • Only those candidates who have registered online will be considered eligible for this admission list.
  • This admission list will include JEE (Advanced) All-India Rank (including category rank of the candidates).