IIST Admission Test

IIST Admission Test 2021

IIST Admission Test 2021

Mode of ExamOffline
Level of ExamNational Level

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST) is the Deemed University established by the Department of Space (DOS), Government of India. IIST conducts exam for the admission process for post-graduate, doctoral and post-doctoral programmes. IIST conducts the examination for engineering courses in different steams.

IIST also provides the dual degree courses.

  • 4-Year B.Tech. ( Aerospace Engineering )
  • 4-Year B.Tech. ( Avionics )
  • 5-Year Dual Degree (B.Tech. + Master of Science/Master of Technology) 

The 5-year Dual Degree programme leads to B.Tech. degree in Engineering Physics and any of the following Post-Graduate degree specializations:

  • Master of Science (Astronomy & Astrophysics) 
  • Master of Technology (Earth System Science)
  • Master of Science (Solid State Physics) 
  • Master of Technology (Optical Engineering) (There is no exit option at the end of four years).


Exam Name

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology

Popularly Known As


Exam Types

UG & PG Level

Exam Level


Conducting Body

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology

Offered Courses

Space Sciences, Space Technology & Space Applications (Engineering)


Seat Allotments

Seat Matrix for Different Programmes


Seats Available

B.Tech. (Aerospace Engineering)


B.Tech. (Avionics)


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



Reservation of Seats

Candidates belonging to certain categories are admitted to seats reserved based on relaxed criteria as per applicable rules of the Government of India. The categories included are
  • Scheduled Castes (SC) --- 15%
  • Scheduled Tribes (ST) --- 7.5%
  • Other Backward Castes (OBC) belonging to Non-Creamy Layer (NCL) --- 27%
  • Persons with Disabilities (PD) --- 3% (Horizontal Reservation)


Examination Pattern

For PG:



Online Registration Start

15th May 2021

Online Registration Close

8th June 2021

Last Date of Payment of Application Fee

8th June 2021

Display of shortlisted candidates for branches which have GATE & Interview

17th June 2021

Display of shortlisted rank list for PG courses (Based on only GATE scores)

17th June 2021


For UG:



Online Registration Start

On the day of JEE Advanced

Online Registration Close

October 2021

Last Date of Payment of Application Fee

To be Announced

Display of shortlisted candidates

 21st October 2021

Display of shortlisted rank list for  courses

October 2021












Courses Offered-

Candidate can check the offered courses mentioned below. This below mentioned offered courses is based as per the last year details.

Undergraduate Courses

  • B. Tech. in Aerospace Engineering
  • B. Tech. in Electronics & Communication Engineering (with specialization in Avionics)
  • Dual Degree (B. Tech. and Master of Science/M. Tech.)

Postgraduate Courses

  • M. Tech in Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • M. Tech in Solid State Physics
  • M. Tech in Earth System Science
  • M. Tech in Optical Engineering


Registration Fee
Below mentioned Registration Fee details are based as per the last year details.



Registration Fee

GEN and OBC-NCL (Male candidates)

RS 300

GEN and OBC-NCL (Female candidates)

RS 300

SC, ST, PD (Male and Female candidates)

RS 300

Eligibility Criteria

Here we are providing the eligibility criteria for various courses:

Eligibility for UG Courses (B.Tech):

  • Nationality: Candidates should be Indian Nationals.

  • Age Limit: General & OBC candidates must have born on or after 1st October 1993 and SC/ST/PwD candidates must have born on or after 1st October 1988.

  • Qualification: 12th or equivalent exam passed with 75% aggregate (65% marks for SC/ST & PwD).

  • Subjects: Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics are compulsory subjects in 12th standard.

  • Examination: Must qualify the JEE Main & JEE Advanced 2018 examinations.

Click here to check complete eligibility (UG Courses).

Eligibility for PG Courses (M.Tech/MS):

  • Nationality: Only Indian citizen can apply.

  • Age Limit: The age limit is 28 years as on the last date of receipt of application. Age relaxation will be given to SC/ST & PwD candidates.

  • Qualification: Students must hold BE/B.Tech/M.Sc/M.S. or equivalent degree securing at least 60%.

  • Examination: Must have valid score in GATE/JEST/UGC NET in the relevant area.




Laws of Motion, Work, Energy, and Power, Rotational Motion, Properties of Solids and Liquids, Kinetic Theory of Gases, Oscillations and Waves, Current Electricity, Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism, Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents, Electromagnetic Waves, Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation, Atoms and Nuclei, Electronic Devices, Communication Systems.


Some Basic Concepts in Chemistry, The States of Matter, Atomic Structure, Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure, Chemical Thermodynamics, Redox Reactions and Electrochemistry, Chemical Kinetics, Surface Chemistry.


Sets, Relations, and Functions, Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations, Matrices and Determinants, Permutations and Combinations, Mathematical Induction, Binomial Theorem, Sequences and Series, Limit, Continuity, and Differentiability, Integral Calculus, Differential Equations, Coordinate Geometry, Three Dimensional Geometry, Vector Algebra, Statistics and Probability, Mathematical Reasoning, Physics and Measurement.

Application Start Date :

21st March 2021

Application End Date :

16th June 2021

Exam Date :

3rd October 2021

Result Date :

21st October 2021

Conducted By :

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology

Official Website : https://www.iist.ac.in/admissions/undergraduate