ISRO is the primary space agency under government of India. It was established in 1969 with a motto to develop space technology in the service of human kind. ISRO is the sixth largest government space agencies in the world. Its main task is to place satellites into the orbit.
The youth are very much excited to find a job in Indian space research organization (ISRO). So it is very natural that one gets a doubt as to how to join in ISRO or how to get a job in ISRO and the eligibility criteria to get selected for the job in the prestigious organization. However one can almost make their dreams come true and can get a job in ISRO by getting an admission in Indian Institute of space science technology (IIST) which is located nearby Thiruvanathapuram that is affiliated to the Indian Space Research Organization.
This IIST is constructed and established near Valiamala in 100 acres space in 2007, which is 18 kilometers away to Thiruvanathapuram in Kerala state. Here education with highest standards is offered and is specifically established to create job opportunities for youth in the department of space (DOS) / ISRO.
Courses in IIST
Courses like B.Tech, M. Tech and PhD programs are offered in this institution IIST. Major priority is given to space science and space technology courses. In B.Tech courses like aerospace, avionics and physical science courses are offered.
IIST Special Features
Advanced facilities and labs are available along with internship facility.
There is separate hostel facility for both boys and girls
There is a good library, wi-fi and also sports in the IIST campus
Within in five years (2007-2011) of the institute’s establishment it has indeed produced good employees and scientists to the department of space (DOS) and ISRO.
How to get admission in B.Tech in IIST?
One can get admission into aerospace, avionics, physical science and engineering courses for the year 2013-2014. These are all four years duration courses.
Those who have achieved at least 5% marks in every subject of physics, chemistry and math’s in JEE (advanced) along with an aggregate of 20% marks are qualified for minimum eligibility. These candidates shall be considered for the selection list.
Admissions are offered based on 60% marks in JEE (mains) and 40% normalized marks in intermediate.
For online registrations one can check out the website link www.iist.in\admisssion\under-graduate
Everything is free after admission in IIST
If one gets admission into IIST the students are offered everything free of cost right from their accommodation to text books and notes that are provided by the organization itself. The Professor M.Y.S Prasad of Satish Davan Space Center SHAR has mentioned that no fees are charged.
However at the time of admission in Institute of Space Science Technology one has to write a bond that they shall work in ISRO for 5 years and those who have achieved only above 65% marks on completion of the course are eligibly for the ISRO recruitment process.
Information about the seats in IIST:
B.Tech aerospace: 60
B.Tech avionics: 60
B.Tech physical science: 36
Total: 156 seats.
According to the government regulations SC, ST, OBC (belonging to NCL) are eligible for reservations in IIST admissions and on completion of 4 years course they can get jobs in DOS / ISRO.
Websites to visit for more details on IIST
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