Last Updated: 16th April, 2014

 INDIAN INSTITUTE OF SPACE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

[Declared as Deemed to be University under Sec.3 of the UGC Act 1956] Valiamala PO, Thiruvananthapuram – 695547

ADMISSION NOTIFICATION for M.Tech. AND M.S. PROGRAMMES FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2014-2015

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST) has been established in the year 2007 as an autonomous academic institution under Department of Space, Government of India for providing quality human resources to the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and other National Research & Development Organisations and Industries. IIST is committed to (i) attract talented students,(ii) putting in place a system which ensures high academic standards, (iii) actively encourage innovative research in areas of relevance to space science, space technology and other related areas. Applications are invited for admission to the following Post Graduate programmes of the institute for the academic year 2014-2015.  The total number of seats in each programme is 6 (Six).

Programme Code Department Name of the Programme Educational Qualification

M.Tech. PROGRAMME

MAE01  

 

 

 

 

Aerospace Engineering

Thermal and Propulsion (i)     BE/B.Tech or equivalent degree in Aerospace Engineering/ Aeronautical Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering/ Chemical Engineering/ Production Engineering/ Automobile Engineering.(ii)   A valid GATE Score in Aerospace Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering or Chemical Engineering.
 

MAE02

Aerodynamics and Flight Mechanics
 

 

MAE03

 

 

Structures and Design

(i)BE/B.Tech or equivalent degree in Aerospace Engineering/ Aeronautical Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering/ Civil Engineering/ Production Engineering/ Automobile Engineering.(ii)A valid GATE Score in Aerospace Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering or Civil Engineering
 

 

MAV01

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Avionics

 

RF and Microwave Engineering

(i)     BE/B.Tech or equivalent degree in Electronics and Communication / Electronics Engineering/Electrical Engineering with specialization in Electronics and Communication.(ii)  A  valid            GATE     Score     in     Electronics     and Communication Engineering.
 

 

MAV02

 

 

Digital Signal Processing

(i)BE/B. Tech or equivalent degree in Electronics and Communication/ Telecommunication/Electrical and Electronics Engineering with specialization in Electronics and Communication.(ii)A valid GATE Score in  Electronics and Communication Engineering or Electrical Engineering.
 

MAV03

 

VLSI and Microsystems

(i) BE/B. Tech or equivalent degree in Electronics and Communication/ Electrical Engineering with specialization in Electronics Engineering.(ii)A valid GATE score in Electronics and Communication Engineering.
 

 

MAV04

 

 

Control Systems

(i)BE/B. Tech or equivalent degree in Electrical and Electronics / Electronics and Communication/ Electronics and Instrumentation / Instrumentation and Control Engineering. Candidate  should have undergone a basic course in Control theory.(ii)A valid GATE score in Electronics and Communication Engineering/ Electrical Engineering.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MES01

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earth and Space Sciences

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earth System Science

(i)BE/B. Tech or equivalent degree in Aerospace Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering , Electrical Engineering with specialization in EC, Electronics Engineering, Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering, Electronics and Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Electrical Engineering with specialisatin in EC, Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, Instrumentation and Control Engineering, Physical Science, Agricultural Engineering, Engineering Science , Instrumentation Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Information  Technology, Geo  Informatics, Polymer Science and Technology, Rubber Technology, Metallurgy and Material Science, Production and Industrial Engineering, Engineering Physics, Electrical Engineering with specialization in Electronics Engineering, Production Engineering, Automobile Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Electrical Engineering

OR

M.Sc. in Physics/Mathematics.

 

(ii)A valid GATE score in Aerospace Engineering/ Civil Engineering/ Chemical Engineering/ Electronics and Communication Engineering/ Electrical Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering/ Engineering Sciences/ Agriculture Engineering/ Instrumentation Engineering/ Physics/ Mathematics.

 

 

Note: Candidates with M.Sc degree must have studied Physics, Mathematics at the B.Sc level. Candidates having B. Tech or BE in other branches of engineering will be considered only if they have appropriate experience in related areas of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences/ Meteorology/ Geology/ Remote Sensing etc

 

 

 

 

 

MES02

 

 

 

 

 

Geoinformatics

(i) BE/B. Tech or equivalent degree in Computer Science Engineering/ Information Technology/ Electrical and Electronics Engineering/Electronics and Communication Engineering/ Civil/Physical Science/ Engineering Sciences/ Geoinformatics/ Agricultural Engineering

OR

M.Sc in  Mathematics/Physics

 

(ii)A valid GATE score in Computer Science and Information Technology/Electrical Engineering/ Electronics and Communication Engineering/Civil Engineering/Engineering Sciences/Agricultural Engineering /Mathematics/Physics.

 

 

 

MMA01

 

 

 

Mathematics

 

 

Machine Learning and Computing

(i) M.Sc in Mathematics/ Statistics/Physics/Computer Science.

OR

BE/B. Tech or equivalent degree in Electronics  and Communication Engineering/ Electrical Engineering/  Chemical Engineering/ Computer Science and Engineering

 

(ii)A valid GATE Score in Mathematics/ Statistics/ Physics/ Computer Science /  Electronics and Communication Engineering/ Electrical Engineering/Chemical Engineering.

 

 

 

 

 

MCH01

 

 

 

 

 

Chemistry

 

 

 

 

Materials Science and Technology

(i) BE/B.Tech or equivalent degree in Polymer Science  and Technology/Chemical Engineering/Rubber Technology/ Metallurgy and Materials Science/Mechanical Engineering/ Production and Industrial Engineering

OR

M.Sc/M.S.     in     Chemistry     (all    branches)/Physics/Material Science/ Nanoscience and Technology

(ii) A valid GATE score in Engineering Sciences/Chemical Engineering/ Metallurgical Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering/ Production and Industrial Engineering/ Chemistry/Physics.

 

 

 

 

MPH01

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Physics

 

 

Optical Engineering

(i) BE/B.Tech or equivalent degree in Electronics/Electrical Engineering/Electronics and Communication Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering/ Engineering Physics

OR

M.Sc in Physics/ Applied Physics/M.S. in Integrated Physics.

 

(ii) A valid GATE score in Electronics and Communication/ Electrical/ Mechanical Engineering/Physics.

 

 

 

MPH02

 

 

Solid State Technology

(i)BE/B. Tech or equivalent degree in Electronics/Electrical Engineering/Electronics and Communication Engineering/Engineering Physics

OR

M. Sc in Physics/Applied Physics/ M.S. in Integrated Physics.

 

(ii)A valid GATE score in Electronics and Communication/ Electrical Engineering/Physics.

M.S. PROGRAMME
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MES03

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earth and Space Sciences

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Astronomy and Astrophysics

(i)BE/B. Tech or equivalent degree in Aerospace Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering , Electrical Engineering with specialization in EC, Electronics Engineering, Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering, Electronics and Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Electrical Engineering with specialisatin in EC, Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, Instrumentation and Control Engineering, Physical Science, Agricultural Engineering, Engineering Science , Instrumentation Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Information Technology, Geo Informatics, Polymer Science and Technology, Rubber Technology, Metallurgy and Material Science, Production and Industrial Engineering, Engineering Physics, Electrical Engineering with specialization in Electronics Engineering, Production Engineering, Automobile Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Electrical Engineering

OR

            Sc in Physics.

(ii)A valid score in any one of the following:

a. GATE in any one of these subject: Physics/Electronics and Communication Engineering/Electrical Engineering/ Engineering Sciences.

  1. Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST) c.UGC NET (Physical Sciences).

Note: If the candidate is eligible and wishes to apply for more than one area, he/she has to submit the application and application fee for the respective areas separately.

  1. Age limit: 28 years as on 17.04.2014. Age relaxation is applicable to SC/ST/Persons with disability (PWD) category as per Government of India Orders.
  2. Educational Qualification & Eligibility: BE/B.Tech/M.Sc/M.S. or equivalent degree mentioned above should be in first class with an aggregate minimum of 60% marks or CGPA 6.5 out of 10. A valid score in GATE/JEST/UGC NET in relevant area as the case may be, as specified in above is essential.

GeneralConditions:

1.      Only Indian citizens are eligible to apply.
2.      Applications received online only will be considered for processing under any circumstances.
3.      The applicant will not be allowed to make any changes in the profile registration once submitted. Hence utmost care should be taken by the candidate while filling the profile.
4.       SC/ST/OBC  (Non-  Creamy  Layer)/Persons  with  Disabilities  (PWD)  candidates  shall  upload  the  relevant certificate before the prescribed date.
5.      Applications in respect of SC/ST/OBC/PWD will be processed only after the receipt of the above proof online. In other words, non-submission of proof online will lead to rejection of application.
6.      Reservation of seats for SC/ST/OBC/PWD is applicable as per Govt. of India Orders.
7.      Application fee is to the extent of Rs.600/- per programme (for SC, ST, PWD and women candidates Rs.300/- per programme).
8.      The application fee is non-refundable.
9.      The  applicants  who  are  shortlisted  for  M.  Tech/M.S  programmes  are  required  to  appear  for  a  written test/Interview as the case may be.
10.  No TA/DA is admissible for written test/interview. The shortlisted candidates are advised to make their own arrangements for travelling and lodging for attending written test/interview in Thiruvananthapuram.

11.  List of shortlisted candidates will be displayed in IIST website. Shortlisted candidates may download call letter from the website on or after May 08, 2014.
12.  Candidates who are expected to complete the degree course in the academic year 2013-2014 are also eligible to apply provided the degree certificate (At least provisional degree certificate) is produced on the day of written test/interview.
13.  Selected candidates will be given scholarship as per AICTE norms.

14.  Candidates who are employed in Government/Semi Government/PSUs/Autonomous Bodies need to produce a “No Objection Certificate(NOC)” at the time of Interview
15.  The M. Tech/M.S students will be required to assist the Departments in academic activities as and when required.

IMPORTANT DATES

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Event

Date

1

Opening of IIST website for online submission of applications March 28, 2014

2

Closing date for online submission of applications April 17, 2014

3

Last Date for Payment of Application fee April 22, 2014

4

Last Date for uploading the challan

5

Display of Shortlisted candidates for written test/Interview May 07, 2014

6

Written test/ Interview May 26-30, 2014

7

Display of Final Results June 16, 2014

8

Date of Reporting for Admission July 07-09, 2014

9

Commencement of Classes July 14, 2014

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