IIST 2021 Application, Eligibility, Syllabus & Pattern

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology [IIST]

IIST - Indian Institute Of Space Science And Technology

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology is a government-aided institution that offers various undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate programmes in areas that are relevant to space science, technology and applications.

The Institution was founded in the year of 2007 by ISRO under the Department of Space, Government of India. It has high quality manpower for the Indian Space Research Organization, one of world’s leading scientific organizations engaged in space research and space applications.

IIST 2021 Exam Date

The IIST exam dates for the Engineering UG courses are listed below:


Dates (Tentative)

Online registration

first week of June 2018

Last Date of registration

third week of June 2018

Last Date for remitting registration fee

last week of June 2018

Publication of Rank List

last week of June 2018

Counselling started

first week of July 2018

IIST 2021 Eligibility criteria

  • Candidates who are looking forward for admission in IIST UG courses, must qualify their qualifying examination with PCM (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics) as a main subject.
  • They have to secure at least 70% (60% Sc/ST/PWD) marks as an aggregate in the qualifying examination.
  • Candidates who belong to the GEN and OBC category must have been born on or after October 1, 1991. Candidates of SC, ST and PWD categories must have born on or after October 1, 1986.

IIST 2021 Application Form & fees

The IIST application form will be available from the starting month of the June, 2018 and continue till the last week of June, 2018.Before registration, candidate must have their JEE Main 2018 or JEE Advanced 2018 roll number and a valid email id.

Application Fees:-

  • Male Candidates of General/OBC Category must pay INR 600/-.
  • Female candidates of General/OBC Category must pay INR 300/-.
  • Application Fee for all Male and Female candidates of SC/ST/PD must pay Rs.300/-

IIST 2021 Syllabus & Exam Pattern

  • The question paper of IIST 2018 will consists of 120 multiple choice questions and there are 3 sections in IIST 2018 on the subjects of physics, chemistry and mathematics.
  • The exam of IIST 2018 is a pen/paper based so candidates are required to record their response in optical response sheet provided on the day of examination.
  • The duration of the exam conducted by IIST for the desirous students will be 2 hours.

IIST 2021 Admit Card

Admit cards are available through the online medium only. The Admit Card for the session 2018 will be available on the official website of IIST in the last week of the June month, 2018.
The candidates are required to download the admit card in the PDF file and do take a print, the applicants will not be allowed without the admit card and a photo identification card.

IIST 2021 Results & Score Card

The rank list for UG courses will be published in the last week of June 2018 (tentative). Rank list will be based on their position in All India Rank list (including category wise).

Seat Reservation:-





Scheduled Castes (SC)


Scheduled Tribes (ST)



Persons with Disabilities



IIST 2021 Counselling & Admission

The admission in the UG and dual-degree programmes will be based on the JEE Main 2018 and JEE Advanced 2018. Only those candidates who clear the cut-off set by the IIST will be eligible for admission on the bases of the merit.

Counselling will be started from the first week of July 2018(tentative). During the counselling, candidate will be called in the order of their IIST ranks. Candidate eligibility and original documents will be checked and if it found ok they will give their choice(s) of branch and the order of preference.

Candidate will be allotted a confirmed seat for a branch where seats are available. If candidate accept the confirmed seat allotment, they will submit all their original documents with IIST on the day of counselling itself. Those candidates accept provisional admission; they will deposit their documents at any of the counselling centres or at IIST. If they will not submit the documents on a given time period then their admission will be automatically cancelled.

List of IIST 2021 examination centres

IIST 2018 is been conducted in twenty two cities across India. The IIST Test Centre once allotted will be final and no requests for change shall be entertained.

Test Cities 2018:-












Port Blair











IIST Contact Information

PH: +91-471-2568477 / 8478 / 8555
Fax: +91-471-2568556
Email: ugadmission2016@iist.ac.inPH: +91-471-2568477 / 8478 / 8555
Fax: +91-471-2568556
Email: ugadmission2016@iist.ac.in
Website:- www.iist.ac.in