Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology

Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology

Aerospace Colleges

  Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India

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Basic details

Established On
Public Institute
Affiliated to
Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology
Coaching Type
Co-educational Institution

About Institution

IIST is Asia’s first Space Institute and the first in the world to offer the complete range of undergraduate, post graduate, doctoral programmes with specific focus to space science, technology and applications.
This unique concept took root in January 2007, when IIST was registered as a Society under the Travancore -Cochin Literary, Scientific and Charitable Societies Registration Act, 1955. IIST received the approval of the Union Cabinet on 26 April, 2007 and it was formally inaugurated on 14 September 2007 by Dr. G. Madhavan Nair. In a little less than a year of its establishment, IIST received the recognition of UGC as a ‘Deemed to be University’ under Section 3 of UGC Act, 1956.The Institute has the unique mandate of encouraging and equipping brilliant youngsters from all parts of the country to take up a career as Scientist/Engineer in the Indian Space Research Organisation. IIST functions as a autonomous body under the Department of Space, Government of India.



To be a world class educational and research institution contributing significantly to the Space Endeavours


Create a unique learning environment enriched by the challenges of the Space Programme.
Nurture the spirit of innovation and creativity.
Establish Centres of Excellence in niche areas.
Provide ethical and value based education.
Promote activities to address societal needs.
Network with national and international institutions of repute.

Courses Offered

B.Tech. (Aerospace Engineering)

Course Details

Duration of course
: 4 Years and 4 months
Course Name
: Engineering & Technology
Course Under university
: Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology
System of examinations
: Semester
Lateral Entry Availability
: Yes
: Pass in Higher Secondary
Admission Procedure
: B.Tech. (AEROSPACE ENGINEERING) : is a 4-year undergraduate degree programme oriented towards the needs of space technology, and has significant overlap with Mechanical Engineering, including Mechanical Design and Manufacturing Sciences, and Space Dynamics. This is similar to programmes of the same title available in many reputed Institutions in India and abroad. People with B.Tech. degree in Aerospace Engineering can further specialize in Flight Mechanics, Aerodynamics, Thermal and Propulsion, Structure and Design, and Manufacturing Science
Course Type
: Full time

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Dr. K. Radhakrishnan


Valiamala P.O., Thiruvananthapuram – 695 547 Kerala, INDIA


695 547

 Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India


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Faculty Details

Dr. Thomas Kurian
Dr. K.S.Dasgupta
Dr. K.Radhakrishnan
Dr. K.S.Dasgupta

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