Sunday, March 28, 2010

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST) Thiruvananthapuram

IIST was inaugurated on 14 September, 2007 by Dr. G. Madhavan Nair, Chairman ISRO.IIST is sponsored by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) under Department of Space, Government of India. Dr. Abdul Kalam, former President of India, is the chancellor of IIST.
IIST offers graduate and postgraduate programs in space science and technology, and also serves as a research center.
IIST Admission Test Trivandrum- ISAT 2010
IIST offers undergraduates B Tech programme in Avionics, Aerospace Engineering and Physical Sciences. IIST also offers post graduate and doctoral programmes to meet the requirements of Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO).

Currently, IIST functions on a fully equipped campus which is adjacent to Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre located on the Veli Hills, 12 kilometers from Trivandrum Central Railway Station and 4 Kilometers from the Airport. The main campus shall be functioning at Valiyamala, which is 18 kilometers from Trivandrum Central Railway Station.

The institute offers the following academic programmes:

1. Undergraduate Programmes (4 years):
  1. B. Tech (Avionics Engineering) with provision to specialize in Digital Electronics, RF and Microwaves, Control Systems, Software Engineering.
  2. B. Tech (Aerospace Engineering) with provision to specialize in Flight Dynamics, Aerospace Structures, Machine Design and Manufacturing Technology.
  3. B. Tech (Physical Sciences)with space applications in the areas of Astronomy, Earth System Science, Astro-Physics, Planetary Sciences and Remote Sensing.
2. Masters Level Programmes (2 years): The institute will start the following master level programmes from January 2010.
  1. M.Tech in Softcomputing
  2. M.Tech in RF and Microwave Communications
  3. M.Tech in Applied and Adaptive Optics
  4. Research Programme (Ph.D)

For more details please visit : www.iist.ac.in
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