Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology Admission Test - ISAT Entrance Exam 2016
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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 the academic year, 2007 – 08. The Institute now offers undergraduate BTech Programs in Aerospace Engineering, Avionics, and Physical Sciences.
ISAT Entrance Exam 2016 :
IIST announces admission to the following undergraduate and dual – degree programs for the academic year 2016 – 2017, to eligible Indian citizens .
Candidates who are desirous to join B.Tech Programs in IIST must appear for the Joint Entrance Examination Main 2016 conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education ( CBSE ), New Delhi to qualify themselves to appear for Joint Entrance Examination Advanced 2016 conducted by IITs and secure the minimum prescribed category-wise marks in JEE Advanced 2016 as given below :
- General Candidates ( GEN ) : At least 20% marks in aggregate and at least 5% marks in each of the three subjects ( Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics ).
- Other Backward Community – Non Creamy Layer OBC ( NCL ) Candidates : At least 18% marks in aggregate and at least 4.5% marks in each of the three subjects ( Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics ).
- Scheduled Caste ( SC ), Scheduled Tribe ( ST ) & Persons with Disabilities ( PD ) Candidates : At least 10% marks in aggregate and at least 2.5% marks in each of the three subjects ( Physics Chemistry and Mathematics ).
More details may be viewed at JEE Main 2016
More details may be viewed at JEE Advanced 2016
IIST 2016 BTech Programs
IIST offers Bachelor of Technology B.Tech. Programs in three branches, namely
Undergraduate Programmes :
|Sl.No||Programs||No. of. Seats||Duration|
|1.||B.Tech. in Aerospace Engineering||60||4 years|
|2.||B.Tech. in Avionics||60||4 years|
|3.||Dual Degree ( B.Tech. and M.S. / M.Tech. )*||20||5 years|
*In the Dual Degree programme introduced this year, students receive on successful completion of the 5-year ( 10 semesters ) programme, a B.Tech. degree in Engineering Physics and a M.S. / M.Tech.
IIST ISAT 2016 Seats :
The total number of seats for the B.Tech Programs in IIST for the academic year 2016 – 17 is 156. The seat matrix for different programs is as follows :
- B.Tech. in Aerospace Engineering : 60 seats
- B.Tech. in Avionics : 60 seats
- Dual Degree ( B.Tech and M.S. / M.Tech. ) : 20 seats
Note : The 5-year Dual Degree program leads to B.Tech. degree in Engineering Physics and any of the following Post-Graduate degree specializations: (i) M.S. in Solid State Physics (ii) M.S. in Astronomy & Astrophysics (iii) M.S. in Earth System Science and (iv) M.Tech. in Optical Engineering. There is no exit option at the end of four years
IIST ISAT 2016 Reservation of Seats
As per the reservation policy of Government of India applicable to Central Educational Institutions ( CEI ), candidates belonging to certain categories are admitted to seats reserved for them based on relaxed criteria.
These categories and the corresponding percentage of reservation are as given below :
Categories included are :
- Scheduled Castes ( SC ) : 15%
- Scheduled Tribes ( ST ) : 7.5%
- Other Backward Classes ( OBC ) belonging to Non – Creamy Layer ( NCL ) : 27%
- Persons with Disabilities ( PD ) : 3% ( Horizontal Reservation )
Benefit of reservation under SC / ST / OBC shall be given only to those castes / tribes which are recognized by the Government of India and are included in the respective central list published by the Department of Personnel and Training.
(i) SC / ST Candidates :
Candidates belonging to SC / ST categories will be required to produce the original Scheduled caste / tribe certificate issued by a competent authority in the prescribed format. Certificates in any other format will not be accepted. The documents ( in original ), must be produced at the time of Counselling, failing which their candidature will not be considered for admission. Seats remaining vacant in SC / ST categories shall be left vacant and shall NOT be filled b y candidates belonging to any other category.
(ii) OBC – NCL Candidates :
For the purpose of admission to seats under OBC – NCL category, a candidate will be considered as OBC-NCL only if he / she belongs to a caste mentioned in the Central list of OBCs and satisfies the condition of non-creamy layer as defined by the Government of India. In case any of the reserved seats in this category are not filled for want of sufficient candidates meeting the qualifying standards set by the Institute, such seats can be allotted to General candidates.
The OBC – NCL candidates seeking the benefits of reservation will be required to produce the original caste certificate issued after 1st June, 2013 by a competent authority in the prescribed format. Certificates in any other format will not be accepted. The certificate must be produced at the time of Counselling, failing which they will NOT be considered for admission in the OBC – NCL reserved category.
(iii) PD Candidates :
3% seats are reserved for PD candidates. The benefit of reservation would be given only to those who have at least 40% physical impairment and required to produce original certificates issued by a district medical board / competent authority at the time of counselling.
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ISAT 2016 BTech Eligibility
Candidates must make sure that they satisfy ALL the eligibility criteria described below for applying for admission to B.Tech Programs in IIST.
Citizenship : Only Indian citizens are eligible to apply for admission in IIST.
Date of Birth : Candidates belonging to General category ( GEN ) and Other Backward Classes ( OBC ) categories must have been born on or after October 1, 1989. Candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste ( SC ), Scheduled Tribes ( ST ) and Persons with Disabilities ( PD ) categories must have born on or after October 1, 1985.
The date of birth as recorded in the high school / first Board / or its equivalent will be accepted. If the certificate does not mention the date of birth, candidate must submit an authenticated document from competent authority indicating the date of birth at the time of Counselling.
Qualifying Examination ( 10+2 or Equivalent ) :
Candidates seeking admission to IIST should have passed their Qualifying Examination, with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as subjects of the curriculum.
Candidates belonging to GEN and OBC categories must secure an aggregate of at least 70% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics ( PCM ) in the qualifying examination and those belonging to SC / ST / PD should have an aggregate of at least 60% marks in PCM subjects in the qualifying examination.
The qualifying examination should be any of the following :
- The final examination of the 10+2 system, conducted by any recognized Central / State Board, such as Central Board of Secondary Education ( CBSE ), New Delhi; Council for Indian School Certificate Examination ( ISCE ), New Delhi, etc.
- Intermediate or two – year Pre – University examination conducted by a recognized Board / University.
- Final examination of the two – year course of the Joint Services Wing of the National Defence Academy.
- Vocational Higher Secondary Examination.
- Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Institute of Open Schooling with a minimum of five subjects.
- Any Public School / Board / University examination in India or in any foreign country recognized as equivalent to the 10+2 system by the Association of Indian Universities ( AIU ).
- General Certificate Education ( GCE ) examination ( London / Cambridge / Sri Lanka ) at the Advanced (A) level.
- High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva.
- In case the relevant qualifying examination is not a public examination, the candidate must have passed at least one public ( Board or Pre – University ) examination at an earlier level.
JEE Main 2016 and JEE Advanced 2016 Examinations :
Candidates should appear for the Joint Entrance Examination ( Main ) 2016 conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education ( CBSE ), New Delhi to qualify themselves to appear for Joint Entrance Examination ( Advanced ) 2016 conducted by IITs and secure the minimum prescribed category – wise marks in JEE ( Advanced ) 2016 as given below :-
- General Candidates ( GEN ) : At least 20% marks in aggregate ( i.e. 72 marks out of 360 ) and at least 5% marks in each ( i.e. 6 marks out of 120 ) of the three subjects ( Physics Chemistry and Mathematics )
- Other Backward Community – Non Creamy Layer OBC ( NCL ) Candidates : At least 18% marks in aggregate ( i.e. 64 marks out of 360 ) and at least 4.5% marks ( i.e. 5 marks out of 120 ) in each of the three subjects ( Physics Chemistry and Mathematics ).
- SC, ST & PD Candidates : At least 10% marks in aggregate ( i.e. 36 marks out of 360 ) and at least 2.5% marks ( i.e. 3 marks out of 120 ) in each of the three subjects ( Physics Chemistry and Mathematics ).
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ISAT Exam Centre 2016
While applying, the candidates should choose any three different cities in the order of preference for writing the ISAT Admission Test 2016. While all efforts will be made to allot the IIST Test City based on the candidate’s first preference itself, in some circumstances, it may become necessary to decide the allotment based on the second or third choice.
IIST however, reserves the right to allot any other city, not opted by the candidate, as the IIST ISAT Test City for a candidate, without assigning any reason. There can be more than one examination venue within a given city here onwards called “ISAT Test Centre” and the allotment of candidates to such ISAT Test Centres of Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology will be at the discretion of IIST. The ISAT Test Centre once allotted will be final and no requests for change shall be entertained.
ISAT 2016 will be conducted in twenty two cities across India.
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ISAT Application Form 2016
Online Application for Admission to B.Tech Programs in IIST 2016
For online registration of the application, the candidate should have access to a computer, a laser printer and Internet connection. They should also have their JEE ( Main ) 2016 Roll Number, JEE ( Advanced ) 2016 Roll Number and a valid email id.
IIST 2016 Registration Fee
Candidates should register their application only through online portal admission.iist.ac.in and Download / Print the Challan to remit the registration fee as given in the table below :
|Male candidates in GEN and OBC||600/- ( Six Hundred only )|
|Female candidates in GEN and OBC||300/- ( Three Hundred only )|
|All SC, ST, PD candidates||300/-( Three Hundred only )|
The payment can made in any one of the branches of State Bank of India ( SBI ) or Union Bank of India ( UBI ), on the next working day onwards, after the date of successful completion of Online Registration, using a Challan that has been downloaded and printed from our website. The Registration fee is non – refundable.
For NRI Candidates : Candidates residing abroad can remit the Registration fee through Demand Draft ( DD ) issued by any bank outside India. The Demand Draft for the amount mentioned above should be drawn in favour of “THE REGISTRAR, IIST” payable at THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, INDIA.
Candidates are requested to write the Name and Registration Number on the back side of the Demand Draft ( DD ) and send to the following address :
B.Tech. Admissions 2016,
Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology,
Valiamala ( P.O. ),
Thiruvananthapuram – 695547,
This is a special facility extended to Indian nationals residing abroad alone. Any Demand Draft issued from a bank within India will not be Acceptable.
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ISAT 2016 Syllabus
- ISAT Syllabus for Mathematics more details…
- ISAT Syllabus for Physics more details…
- ISAT Syllabus for Chemistry more details…
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IIST 2016 Admission Rank List
Candidates who are desirous to join B.Tech Programs in IIST must apply separately for admission to IIST by registering at the online application portal admission.iist.ac.in. IIST Admission Rank list will be generated only for those candidates who have registered online for the admission to IIST and satisfying all the eligibility criteria prescribed in Section 5 of this Information Brochure. Rank list will be based on their position in the All – India Rank list ( including category rank ) prepared and published by Central Board of Secondary Education ( CBSE ).
CBSE prepares All – India rank list giving 60% weightage to the score in JEE ( Main ) examination and 40% weightage to the normalised score in Class 12th qualifying examination and is expected to be published by 29th July, 2016. Please visit http://www.jeemain.nic.in for more details about the CBSE All – India rank list.
ISAT 2016 Results
- ISAT 2016 BTech admission is based on JEE Main 2016 & JEE Advanced 2016.
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ISAT 2016 Ranking Analysis
IIST Admission Rank list will be generated only for those candidates who have registered online for the admission to IIST and satisfying all the eligibility criteria. The web portal for online registration will be opened in the month of June, 2016. IIST Admission Rank list will be based on candidates’ position in the All – India Rank list ( including category rank ) prepared and published by Central Board of Secondary Education ( CBSE ).
CBSE prepares All – India rank list giving 60% weightage to the score in JEE ( Main ) 2016 examination and 40% weightage to the normalised score in Class 12th qualifying examination and is expected to be published by 29th June 2016. Please visit http://www.jeemain.nic.in for more details about the CBSE All – India rank list.
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ISAT 2016 Counseling Procedure
Only candidates who have applied online for B.Tech Admission to IIST and made the payment in the Bank and uploaded the scanned image of challan ( DD for NRI candidates ) will be considered for admission to IIST. These candidates will be ranked by IIST for all categories as indicated in Section 7. The IIST admission rank list and the date / venues for counselling will be published in our web site on 29th June, 2016.
|B.Tech. ( Aerospace Engineering )||60|
|B.Tech. ( Avionics )||60|
|Dual Degree ( B.Tech. + M.S. / M.Tech. )||20|
ISAT 2016 Counselling Venue Details
|Centre||Counselling Venue||IIST Helpline No.|
|Ahmedabad||Space Applications Centre, Jodhpur Tekra, Ambawadi Vistar P.O., Ahmedabad – 380015.||0471 – 2568477
0471 – 2568478
0471 – 2568555
( for general information )
|Bangalore||ISRO Head Quarters, Antariksh Bhavan, New BEL Road, Bangalore – 560 231|
|Kolkata||RRSC ( East ), ISRO, Plot No.BG2, Action Area 1B, ( Opposite to Home Town Shopping Mall ), New Town, Rajarhat, Kolkata – 700 156|
|New Delhi||Antariksh Vihar, B5, Dwarka Sector-17, Keshavkunj Chowk, ( Opposite Sector-13 Metro Station ), New Delhi -110 075|
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IIST 2016 Important Dates :
|1.||Online registration of application opens on||8th June, 2016 ( 10:00 a.m. )|
|2.||Online registration of application closes on||*24th June, 2016 ( 11:00 p.m. )|
|3.||Last date for remitting Registration fee in Bank||27th June, 2016|
|4.||Last date for entering payment details by the candidate in the online application portal||27th June, 2016|
|5.||Last date of uploading the scanned image ( PDF / JPEG ) of the Institute copy of Challan ( with Bank signature and Seal )||27th June 2016|
|6.||For NRI Candidates only
Last date for updating payment details and uploading the scanned image ( PDF / JPEG ) of the Demand Draft:
Last date of receipt of Demand Draft at IIST by POST
|7.||Publication of IIST Admission Rank list and details of the Admission Counselling date / venue||*29th June, 2016|
|*The dates are subject to change, if there is a delay in publication of JEE( Main ) All-India Rank list-2016 by CBSE. Any change in the above mentioned dates will be indicated in the IIST Admission website. No separate information of any change of date will be sent to any candidates.|
Contact Details :
Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology
Valiamala (P.O.), Thiruvananthapuram – 695547
Telephone No : 0471-2568477, 2568478, 2568555
Fax No : 0471-2568556
Email : email@example.com
Websites: www.iist.ac.in/admissions/undergraduate, http://admission.iist.ac.in
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