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Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology
Year Founded : 2007
Accreditation : UGC
Affiliation : Deemed University
Contact No : 0471-2568452, 2568600
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Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Thiruvananthpuram was established in 2007. It was declared as deemed to be university under Section 3 of the UGC Act 1956, was set up under Department of Space, Goverment of India . IIST also offers postgraduate and doctoral programs to meet the requirements of Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO). The courses have special modules tailored to space technology and space science. IIST focuses on high-end research activities with the country's space programs and related innovative ventures.


 The institute provides a full fledged infrastructure of International standards to develop an excellent academic and research atmosphere. The academic program for the year 2007-2008 started in a fully fledged alternate campus adjacent to the world renowned Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre at Thiruvananthapuram.


 Campus of Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology -


The institute was started functioning at Antennae Training Facility (ATF) campus, under Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), Kerala. A state-of-the-art permanent campus is coming up near L\liquid propulsion systems centre in Valiyamala, Thiruvananthapuram with an observatory in the picturesque Ponmudi Hills, Thiruvanathapuram.


Facilities at Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology -


  • Library
  • Computing Facilities
  • Hostels
  • Placement Cell
  • Theatre
  • Sports complex
  • Bank


Departments at Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology -


  • Department of Aerospace Engineering
  • Department of Avionics
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Earth & Space Sciences
  • Department of Humanities
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Physics


Placements at Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology -


The Placement Cell of IIST continually liaisons with industry, R&D organizations, and management organizations, with the foresight of Training, Career-Guidance, Internship/Project, and Campus Placements. The Placement Cell works closely in line with the policies of the Institute and tries to coherently match the interests of students with an appropriate job profile.


The Placement Cell channelizes feedback from Industry, R&D Organizations and Management Organizations regarding academic programmes, to the Institute. The Placement Cell continually functions to safeguard the interest of the students and also endeavors to be a part of their safe and secure future.


Name : Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology
Location : Valiamala P.O
City : Thiruvananthpuram
State : Kerala
Country : India
Contact No : 0471-2568452, 2568600
Contact Email :
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