Apply online for PG admission at IIST by June 16

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Online applications can be submitted for post-graduate programmes at the Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST) in Thiruvananthapuram till June 16.

PG programmes

MTech: Thermal & propulsion, aerodynamics & flight mechanics, structures & design, RF & microwave engineering, digital signal processing, control systems, VLSI & microsystems, power electronics, materials science & technology, earth system science, machine learning and computing, optical engineering, solid-state technology.

MSc: Astronomy & astrophysics

Other info

Apart from BTech graduates, those who have MSc in Maths, statistics, physics, computer science, and chemistry can also apply.

The applicants should not be over the age of 32 as of June 16, 2021. Age relaxation for those in the SC/ST and differently-able categories. Applications can be made for five subjects. The application fee will vary depending on this. Those applying for more than one subject should mark their order of preference. For each subject, the last year's GATE score cut-off has been given on the brochure. The interview will be conducted via video conferencing.

The classes will start on August 2, unless there is any change due to the Covid pandemic.

Check the website for details such as the application process and the eligibility for each programme. Special selection for ISRO/Department of Science employees.


Applications can be submitted for the PhD programmes from May 27 till June 24.

Address: Dean (Academics), Indian Institute of Space Science & Technology, Valiamala, Thiruvananthapuram – 695 547; Phone: 0471-256 8477. email - Website:

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