IIST M.Tech Admission 2019
Saumya Vishnoi, 1 hour ago, #GATE

IIST M.Tech Admission 2019 - Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology will conduct the IIST M.Tech 2019 admission for the candidates who are seeking admission into M.Tech programmes offered by the institute. The IIST M.Tech admission 2019 will be done based on the GATE score obtained by the candidates. To participate, candidates will have to fill the application form for IIST M.tech admission 2019 which will tentatively be released in the second week of April. IIST offers 15 M.Tech programmes and for each programme, there are 6 seats available. Candidates are advised to check and meet the IIST M.Tech 2019 eligibility criteria before applying. Candidates can check all the detailed information about the IIST M.Tech Admission, important dates, eligibility criteria, counselling, selection process given below.

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IIST M.Tech Admission 2019- Quick Facts



Exam Name

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology M.Tech Admission

Commonly Known As


Exam Conducting Authority

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology

Exam Level

University Level

Application Fee

Rs 600 per department (Rs 300 for SC, ST, PD and women candidates)

Selection Criteria

GATE Score/Interview/Written Test

Important Dates related to IIST M.Tech Admission 2019

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Start date of online application form

Second week of April 2019

End date for online submission of application form

Third week of April 2019

Last date for payment of application fee through SBI collect

First week of May 2019

Display of shortlisted candidates for Test/Interview for Departments of Chemistry, Earth and Space Sciences, Mathematics & Physics

Second week of May 2019

Display of shortlisted Rank List for Departments of Aerospace Engineering & Avionics

Second week of May 2019

Last date for remittance of fee for Departments of Aerospace Engineering & Avionics

Third week of May 2019

Test/ Interview for candidates for Departments of Chemistry, Earth and Space Sciences, Mathematics & Physics

First week of June 2019

Display of Provisionally selected candidates for Departments of Chemistry, Earth and Space Sciences, Mathematics & Physics

Second week of June 2019

Last Date of Remitting fee for Departments of Chemistry, Earth and Space Sciences, Mathematics & Physics (If a vacancy arises)

Second week of June 2019

Reporting to Institute

Third week of July 2019

Commencement of Classes

Fourth week of July 2019

Admissions Close for PG Programmes

First week of August 2019

Programmes offered through IIST M.Tech Admission 2019


Programme Code


Aerospace Engineering


M.Tech in Thermal and Propulsion


M.Tech in Aerodynamics and Flight Mechanics


M.Tech in Structures and Design



M.Tech in RF and Microwave Engineering


M.Tech in Digital Signal Processing


M.Tech in VLSI and Microsystems


M.Tech in Control Systems


M.Tech in Power Electronics



M.Tech in Machine Learning and Computing



M.Tech in Materials Science and Technology



M.Tech in Optical Engineering


M.Tech in Solid State Technology

Earth and Space Sciences


M.Tech in Earth System Science


M.Tech in Geoinformatics


Master of Science in Astronomy and Astrophysics

IIST M.Tech Eligibility Criteria 2019

The candidates applying for IIST M.Tech admission 2019 should ensure that they fulfil the eligibility requirements before applying. The eligibility criteria of IIST M.Tech 2019 consist of age criteria, minimum educational qualification, minimum marks required etc. Candidates can check the IIST M.Tech 2019 eligibility criteria given below:

  • Nationality: The candidate applying should be an Indian citizen.

  • Age Criteria: It is mandatory for the candidate to be of 32 years as on April 30, 2019. However, there is an age relaxation applicable to SC/ST/ Persons with disability (PwD) category as per Government of India orders. It must be noted that there is no age relaxation for OBC and women candidates.

  • Minimum Educational Qualifications: Candidate should have B.E./B.Tech/M.Sc/M.S. or equivalent degree.

  • Minimum Qualifying Marks:  Along with the B.E./B.Tech/M.Sc/M.S. or equivalent degree, candidate belonging to General and OBC categories must score minimum of 60% marks or CGPA 6.5 out of 10. While, candidates belonging to SC/ST & PwD must score minimum of 55% marks or CGPA 6.0 out of 10. Apart from this candidate should have a valid score in GATE/JEST/UGC NET in relevant areas. 

  • Candidates who are in the final year of their degree programme can also apply under provisional basis and have to prove their eligibility within the given specific time.

Apart from the mentioned above eligibility criteria, candidates need to fulfill programme-specific eligibility criteria of IIST M.Tech 2019 also.

To check the programme-specific IIST M.Tech eligibility criteria- Click here.

IIST M.Tech Application Form 2019
The application form of IIST M.tech 2019 will be released tentatively in the second week of April only in online mode. Candidates seeking admission will have to fill the IIST M.Tech 2019 application form on or before the deadline. Along with the IIST M.Tech 2019 application form, candidates will have to pay the application fee of Rs. 600 (Rs. 300 for SC, ST, PwD and women candidates)

How to fill IIST M.Tech 2019 Application Form?

Given below are the steps to fill IIST M.Tech application form 2019:

Step 1- Registration: 

  • The first step is registration. To register, candidates will have to log-in using the valid email-id.

  • The candidates will have to upload the scanned copy of the photograph, signature, caste certificate and other documents as required in JPG/JPEG format with file size of not more than 100 kb. It must be noted that the photograph should have a white background.

  • Enter educational qualification, personal details, address of communication and click on the “Confirm” button to complete the process.

  • The admission authorities will send the registration number and log-in password upon successful registration to the registered email id.

  • The candidates are advised to be careful while registering as they will not be allowed to make any changes in the profile registration once submitted

Step 2- Course Registration

  • After successful registration, the candidates will have to login with the help of credentials sent at the registered email-id.

  •  Select the course and enter all the required details

  • Once the course registration is completed, the challan will be generated. Candidates will have to download the online challan for payment of application fee at any SBI branch.

Step 3- Challan Printing

  • Candidates will have to take a printout of the downloaded challan and deposit the application fee of IIST M.Tech Admission 2019 at any SBI branch.

  • What candidates have to keep in mind is that they will have to collect the student’s copy and institute copy of the challan after submitting it. The copy will contain the journal number and duly signed by the bank authority.

  • Scanned copies of the challan will have to be uploaded to complete the IIST M.Tech Admission 2019 application process.

IIST M.Tech Application Fees 2019

Candidates will have to pay Rs 600 per department as the application fee of IIST M.Tech Admission 2019. While, women candidates and SC, ST, and PWD categories students will be required to pay Rs. 300 as IIST M.Tech Admission 2019 application fee.


NoteCandidates who wish to apply for more than one course can exercise their order of preference/option at the time of applying itself. The option once exercised will be considered to be final. Not only this, candidates will have to pay application fee for each department separately.

IIST M.Tech Rank List 2019

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology will release the provisional IIST M.Tech 2019 rank list for the candidates. The rank list of IIST M.Tech 2019 will consist the names of the shortlisted candidates who have qualified for interview/written test round. Along with the name of candidates, the date and time of the interview scheduled will also be mentioned on the rank list. The rank list will vary from one programme to another. Shortlisted candidates have to download their interview call letter and appear for the interview on the prescribed date and time. 

IIST M.Tech Cutoff 2019

The authorities will release the cutoff of IIST M.Tech Admission 2019 which will be the minimum GATE score required by candidates to get admission into M.Tech courses offered by the institute. Various factors like the number of applicants, availability of seat, difficulty level of GATE exam etc will be considered while determining the cutoff for IIST M.Tech admission 2019. The IIST M.Tech 2019 cutoff will vary from course to course and category to category. Based on the valid GATE scores and cutoff, candidates are shortlisted and called for an interview/ written test.

To check the cutoff of IIST M.Tech 2018- Click here 

To check the cutoff of IIST M.Tech in detail- Click here 

IIST M.Tech Selection List 2019

The authorities will release the IIST M.Tech 2019 selection list for the candidates who will be shortlisted for the admission process. The selection list of IIST M.Tech 2019 will carry the name of the candidates who have qualified interview round. These shortlisted candidates will be called for counselling and admission process for seat allotment.

IIST M.Tech Counselling 2019     

  • The candidates whose name will be present in the selection list will be called for the counselling.

  • Shortlisted candidates will have to download the call letter for the selection process and IIST M.Tech 2019 counselling by logging in using their credentials.

  • Candidates who will qualify the written test/interview will be offered seats as per the programme-specific and category-specific merit list.

  • Candidates who will be ranked higher in the merit list will be given preference in IIST M.Tech 2019 counselling.

  • Candidates will have to report to the institute along with their original documents for verification on counselling day.

  • Candidates will have to confirm their seats by paying the requisite fee for the programme for which admission is sought.

IIST M.Tech Fees Structure 2019

S. No


Fees (Rs)


PG Programmes Fees payable per semester


Statutory Semester Fees


SC/ST Students are exempted


Student Amenities Fees



Hostel charges


Also applicable to those DOS/ISRO sponsored students who are staying in IIST Hostel


Establishment charges



Medical cover




One time payment at the time of admission


Caution deposit


Grand Total


Contact Information:

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology

Valiamala,Thiruvananthapuram - Kerala

Official Website: www.iist.ac.in

Helpline Number: 0471-2568477 / 478 / 555

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