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IIST B .Tech and Dual Degree Admission 2020, Application Form, Dates

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Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST) announces Admission to B.Tech and Dual Degree  (B.Tech - M.Sc./ M.Tech) Program 2020

IIST B .Tech and Dual Degree Admission 2020 - Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Thiruvananthapuram announces admission to the B.Tech and Dual Degree  (B.Tech - M.Sc./ M.Tech) Programs for the academic year 2020-21.

Interested candidates can apply for IIST B .Tech and Dual Degree Admission 2020 from September 27 to October 07, 2020. Read on for more details.


Programs Offered at IIST


4-Year B.Tech. in Aerospace Engineering


4-Year B.Tech. in Electronics & Communication Engineering (with specialization in Avionics)


5-Year Dual Degree (B.Tech. + Master of Science/Master of Technology)

Note: The 5-year Dual Degree Program leads to B.Tech. degree in Engineering Physics and any of the following Post-Graduate degree specializations:i) Master of Science (Astronomy & Astrophysics) (ii) Master of Technology (Earth System Science) (iii) Master of Science (Solid State Physics) (iv) Master of Technology (Optical Engineering)


IIST B .Tech and Dual Degree Admission 2020 Important Dates

Release of Admission Brochure

18th August 2020

Opening of Online Registration and Filling-in of Branch Preferences

27th September 2020

Closing of Online Registration

07th October 2020

Publication of IIST Admission Rank List

08th October 2020

Closing date for Modification of Branch Preferences

09th October 2020

Seat Allotment/ Acceptance rounds & Re-validation of registration of Waiting List Candidates

10th October 2020

Joining IIST & Spot Admissions Notification, if required (in case of vacancies)

02nd November 2020

Spot Admissions Registration, if required (applicable only for remaining wait-listed candidates after last round of seat allotment)

02nd to 04th November 2020

Spot Admissions, if required. (Online) (applicable only for remaining wait-listed candidates after last round of seat allotment)

04th November 2020

Closing of Admission

06th November 2020

Commencement of Classes

09th November 2020

Induction Programme

3rd to 8th November 2020

Last date for joining

16th November 2020


Eligibility Criteria for IIST B .Tech and Dual Degree Admission 2020

Candidates desirous of admission to IIST must satisfy ALL eligibility criteria detailed below.


Only Indian citizens are eligible to apply for admission in IIST.

Date of Birth

Candidates belonging to General, EWS and OBC-NCL categories must have been born on or after October 1, 1995. Candidates belonging to SC/ ST and PD categories must have been born on or after October 1, 1990.

The date of birth as recorded in the certificate of high school/ first Board/ or its equivalent will be accepted. If the certificate does not mention the date of birth, the candidate must, at the time of accepting the seat, submit an authenticated document from a competent authority indicating the same.

Minimum Marks Requirement in Qualifying Examination

Candidates must have secured at least 75% aggregate marks in the Class XII (or equivalent – see below for list of Qualifying Examinations) Board examination. The aggregate marks for SC, ST and PD candidates should be at least 65%. The marks scored in the following five subjects will be considered for calculating the aggregate marks - Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, A language (if the candidate has taken more than one language, then the language with the higher marks will be considered), Any subject other than four (the subject with the highest marks will be considered)

List of Qualifying Examinations: Any one of the following will be accepted as the Qualifying Examination:

  • The final examination of the 10+2 system, conducted by any recognized central/ State Board, such as Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi; Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi; etc.
  • Intermediate or two-year Pre-University examination conducted by a recognized Board/ University.
  • Final examination of the two-year course of the Joint Services Wing of the National Defense Academy.
  • Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Institute of Open Schooling with a minimum of five subjects.
  • Any Public School/ Board/ University examination in India or in any foreign country recognized as equivalent to the 10+2 system by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
  • H.S.C. vocational examination.
  • General Certificate Education (GCE) examination (London/ Cambridge/ Sri Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level.

Minimum Marks Requirement in JEE (Advanced)–2020 Examination:

  • Candidates should have appeared for the Joint Entrance Examination (Main)-2020 conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA), to qualify themselves to appear for the Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced)-2020 conducted by IITs and secure the minimum prescribed marks.


IIST B .Tech and Dual Degree Admission 2020 Application Process

Candidates who are desirous to join the Undergraduate and Dual Degree Programmes offered by IIST are required to apply separately to IIST through the online application portal (http://admission.iist.ac.in) and follow the steps detailed below:

Steps to Follow:


Visit the online application portal (http://admission.iist.ac.in) and choose the link to Undergraduate Admission–2020. The successfully registered candidates will be given a system-generated IIST Registration Number.

Candidates need to specify a password. It is the sole responsibility of the candidate to keep the password secured to avoid any misuse.

Candidates are advised to carefully read the eligibility criteria detailed in Section 8 before registration.

Registration Fee Payment

Registration Fee payment is through e-payment mode Only and should be done by visiting the online application portal (http://admission.iist.ac.in)


Registration Fee

Male candidates in General/EWS/ OBC-NCL Category

Rs. 600/-

Female candidates in General/ EWS/ OBC-NCL Category

Rs. 300/-

All SC/ ST/ PD candidates

Rs. 300/-


For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website



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