IIST Admissions PG Entrance Exam

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology Admissions-PG Entrance Exam

  • PG Courses
  • University Level Exam
  • Application Dates Online

  • Examination Date

  • Result Announce Date



The Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST) is a deemed university and institute which offers the research and study of space science. It is a government aided institute located in Thiruvananthapuram and offers the Master of technology (M.tech) Programme in various disciplines at the postgraduate level.

Exam Name Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology
Admission M.tech
Exam Conducting Body Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology
Exam Category University Level
Selection Mode Gate Score/Written Test/Interview
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The following table shows the IIST 2018 important dates, like the application form start and close date, Exam date, interview date, result date etc.

Start date of online application form 6th April 2018
End date for online submission of application form 30th May 2018
Last date for payment of application fee through SBI collect 03rd May 2018
Release of list of shortlisted candidates (Announcement of Result) 17th May 2018
Schedule of Interview 5th – 9th June 2018
Display of provisionally selected candidates (First List) Second week of June
Last date for remittance of fee (First List) Third week of Jun
Second list for provisionally selected candidates (if vacancy arises) Last week of June
Last date for remittance of fee (Second List) Last week of June
Third List for provisionally selected candidates (If vacancy arises) First week of July
Last date for remittance of fee (Third List) First week of July
Reporting to Institute Third week of July
Commencement of Classes Last week of July


The candidates must check the IIST eligibility criteria 2018 before applying for the IIST 2018 application form. The eligibility criteria consist of the age, nationality and the educational qualification. Candidates can check the IIST 2018 eligibility criteria below:

  • Nationality: Candidate must be an Indian Citizen
  • Age Limit: The candidate should be of 32 years as on April 30th, 2018. SC/ST/PWD category candidates are eligible for the relaxation as per the government norms. However, there is no age relaxation for the women and the OBC candidate.

Educational Qualification:

CategoryMinimum MarksMinimum Qualification
General 60% marks or CGPA 6.5 out of 10 BE/B.Tech/M.Sc/M.S. or equivalent degree and valid score in GATE/JEST/UGC NET in relevant areas
SC/ST/PWD 55% marks or CGPA 6.0 out of 10 -


The IIST M. tech admission 2018 procedure is simple. Candidates need to register themselves through the online application process. The application received through online mode are eligible for the further processing. Shortlisting of the candidates is done on the basis of their performance in the interview and written test.
Candidates can follow the below-mentioned steps to fill the IIST 2018 M. tech form 2018

  • Candidates need to register for the IIST M.tech 2018 by providing the necessary details like Name, mail id, phone number.
  • Upload the required documents, photograph, signature in the prescribed format.
  • After the successful submission candidates must keep the IIST registration number and password allotted to them.
  • Candidates must complete their course registration using the IIST registration number and password.
  • Pay the IIST application fees after 2 days of registration by using the SBI Challan and upload it.
  • Keep the record for the future reference


CategoryFeePayment Mode
General Rs. 600 per department Bank Challan
SC/ST/PWD Rs. 300 per Department Bank Challan


IIST conduct a entrance examination for Post Graduation(M.Tech). Important exam details given below -

  • Firstly candidate must read the eligibility criteria. Only those candidates can apply who are fulfills the required criteria.
  • Candidate submit the application form and pay the mentioned fee through online mode.
  • Now come on the point, IIST does not conducted any written exam for this.
  • IIST select the candidates basis on the Gate 2018 Score.
  • If candidate selected in the first round IIST call him for the Personal Interview
  • After that IIST release a result sheet on the basis of total marks(GATE SCORE + PERSONAL INTERVIEW)
  • Then give the call letter for counselling

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