IIST Admission 2020: Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, grant admission under various disciplines of the B.Tech course.  The Admission of IIST 2020 will be entirely based on the JEE Advanced 2020 score. The admission authority will not conduct any entrance examination. Applicants can start their registration from 1st week of June 2020. Candidates are advised to go through the Eligibility Criteria of IIST B.Tech Admission before registering themselves. Only eligible aspirants will be allowed to fill the Application Form.

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The concerned authorities of IIST Admission will publish the Merit list which will contain the names of qualified candidates of JEE advanced 2020. For these applicants, the authority will further release the Cut-off. Applicants who will have a score above this cut-off will be called to participate in the Counselling process. The counselling will be conducted in online mode and seats will be allotted to aspirants based on the merit list, preference, and availability of seats. Candidates who will be allotted a seat need to confirm the B.Tech Admission of IIST 2020.

Highlights of IIST Admission 2020

The candidate can go through the table given below for having an idea regarding the IIST Admission. The table illustrates the highlights for admission:

Name of AdmissionIndian Institute of Space Science and Technology Admission
Also Known AsIIST Admission
Admission Conducting InstituteIndian Institute of Space Science and Technology
CategoryUndergraduate Examination
LevelInstitute Level
Criteria of AdmissionJEE Advanced 2020 Scores
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of CounsellingOffline

IIST Admission Dates 2020

Applicants must keep a track of all updates on the official website in order to be acknowledged with the important dates related to IIST Admission In B.Tech. Some of these dates are illustrated in the table given below:

Events Dates 
Availability of Official Brochure of IIST Admission2nd week of May 2020
Commencing of Registration process and filling of Application Form1st week of June 2020
Last date for Registration and filling of Application Form3rd week of June 2020
Publication of IIST Admission Rank List3rd week of June 2020 17:00 hr
Closing date for Filling-in of Branch Preferences3rd week of  June 2020 12:00 hr
Seat Allotment/ Acceptance rounds3rd week of June 2020
Re-validation of registration up to Round 61st week of July 2020
Re-validation of registration up to Round 113rd week of July 2020
Joining IIST3rd week of July 2020
Mandatory Induction Programme at IIST4th week of July 2020
Spot Admissions, if required, to be held at IIST, Trivandrum (applicable only for remaining wait-listed candidates after Round 14 of seat allotment)4th week of July 2020
Commencement of Classes4th week of July 2020

Courses offered At IIST

The institute offers various Undergraduate courses and they are mentioned below:

  • 4 years B.Tech course in Aerospace Engineering
  • 4 years B.Tech course inElectronics and Communication engineering
  • 5 years Dual Degree B.Tech and M.Sc/M.Tech course

IIST Admission Eligibility Criteria 2020

Applicants who wish for IIST Admission 2020 have to meet the prescribed Eligibility Criteria. Thus, only eligible candidates will proceed to fill an Application Form. The eligibility criteria will contain terms and conditions that are required for Admission of IIST 2020. Candidates who fail to meet these criteria will fail to apply for admission.

The eligibility criteria for IIST B.Tech Admission are listed below:

  • Aspirants holding citizenship of India are eligible for the admission
  • The birth date of candidates belonging to General and OBC category must fall on or after 1st October 1994 and candidates belonging to SC, ST, and PH category must have born on or after 1st October 1989.
  • Applicants must have studied Physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry in class 12th or equivalent examination.
  • Candidates belonging to General category must have a minimum aggregate of 75% in class 12th or qualifying examination
  • Aspirants belonging to SC and ST categories must score an aggregate of 65%  in 12th standard or equivalent exam.
  • The candidate must have qualified JEE Advanced 2020. Candidates belonging to General category must obtain 72 marks out of 360 in JEE Advanced 2020 while OBC-NCL candidates must obtain 65 marks and SC/ST/Ph candidates must obtain 36 marks.

IIST Admission Application Form 2020

Applicants have to fill an Application form in order to apply for IIST Admission. Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Kerala will be responsible for releasing the IIST application form from 1st week of June 2020. Only registered aspirants will be allowed to fill the application form for B.Tech Admission of IIST 2020. Filling of an application form requires a number of steps to be followed. These steps are mentioned below:

Step 1 – Registration

For filling the application form, candidates have to first register using their date of birth JEE Main roll number.

Step 2 – Filling of Application Form

Upon successful registration, applicants have to fill the application form with personal, academic and communication details. These details must be valid and correct.

Step 3 – Deposition of Application Fee

After filling all the details in the Application form of IIST Admission 2020, candidates need to deposit an application fee. This fee will be deposited via online mode through SBI-Collect and it will be not refunded under any circumstance.

Step 4 – Choice Filling

Aspirants also have to fill the choices of B.Tech branches and institutes as per their preference and interest. These choices must be in order or priority. The choice filling will be necessary for every individual desiring for Admission of IIST 2020.

Application Fee of IIST Admission 2020

For filling the application form, candidates have to pay an application fee. This fee will be non-refundable and differs for different category of applicants. The table below displays the category and amount need to be paid by different categories:

S.No.CategoriesGenderApplication Fee
1General and OBC candidatesMale600
2General and OBC candidatesFemale300
3SC, ST and PH candidatesMale & Female300

IIST Admission Merit List 2020

The admission authority will also publish the Merit List for IIST Admission 2020. The merit list will be prepared on the basis of marks secured in JEE Advanced 2020. The list will also contain the rank obtained by an applicant. If two or more aspirants obtain same marks then the authority will take into consideration some steps to break the tie. These steps are prescribed below:

  • Candidates having higher marks in Mathematics will be given preference in the Merit List.
  • If the tie still exists then candidates having higher marks in Physics will be given the preference.
  • If the tie still remains then candidates who have scored higher in JEE Main 2020 in a particular category will be given the preference.

IIST Admission Cut-off 2020

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Kerala will release the Cut-off for IIST Admission 2020. This cut-off is the minimum marks required by an aspirant to be eligible for admission. Candidates who score equal or above the released cut-off will have a higher chance of getting B.Tech Admission of IIST 2020. The cut-off will vary according to the category of applicants and branch selected by applicants.

The table below shows the category-wise cut-off:

CategoriesMinimum Aggregate MarksIndividual marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics 
General candidates20%5% marks
 OBC-NCL candidates18%4.5% marks
SC/ST/PwD candidates10%2.5% marks

IIST Admission Counselling 2020

Candidates who meet the cut-off released by admission authority will be able to participate in the process for IIST B.Tech Counselling. The authority will also release the list of shortlisted applicants in the pdf format. During the counselling, seats will be allotted based on the availability of seats, choices filled and rank in the merit list. Candidates have to pay fees for confirming the seats, allotted to them and they also have to select the centre for verification of documents.

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