The Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), a Deemed to be University under Section 3 of the UGC Act 1956, was set up under the Department of Space, Government of India in 2007.
The Institute now offers undergraduate (B Tech)Programmes in Aerospace Engineering, Avionics and Physical Sciences.
In addition to the regular curriculum similar to the general syllabi of Science and Engineering courses, the programmes have special modules tailored to space technology and space science.
For the academic year 2011-12, admissions to the Undergraduate programme will be through the IIST Admission Test (ISAT-2011).
- Schedule of ISAT-2011
The test will be held on Saturday, 16th April 2011 from 9.30am to 12.30 pm. The schedule will remain unaltered even if the above date is declared a public holiday.
- Nature of Examination
The question paper will consists of only objective type questions in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. The answer for each question is to be recorded on a specially designed machine-gradable Optical Response Sheet. A sample copy of the sheet is given in APPENDIX-1.
The candidate is expected to choose the correct answer options and record his/her response by darkening the appropriate bubble using hard black (HB) pencils only. Marking more than one answer for any given question will render the response invalid. Correct answers will be awarded three marks each.
Every incorrect answer will be awarded one negative mark. The detailed syllabi, based on which ISAT-2011 will be conducted, for the three subjects; namely, Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics available syllabus.
- Use of calculating and communication aids in the Examination Hall
Use of electronic devices like mobile phone, calculator, I-Pod etc. are NOT PERMITTED in ISAT-2011. Materials like Log table, book, notebook, etc. are prohibited in the examination hall.
The expenditure per semester for tuition fees, hostel accommodation and boarding etc is borne fully by IIST for every student who scores a Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 6 out of 10. In addition, a book allowance of Rs 3000 is provided every semester to all such students. If a student scores less than 6 GPA out of 10, he/she has to bear the expenditure of the next semester.
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