Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), situated at Thiruvananthapuram is a Deemed to be University under Section 3 of the UGC Act 1956. IIST functions as an autonomous body under the Department of Space, Government of India. The idea of such an institute was mooted keeping in mind the need for high quality manpower for the Indian Space Research Organization, one of world’s leading scientific organizations engaged in space research and space applications.
Graduation is not the end of a student’s story in IIST. It is the beginning of their experience as IIST Alumni. We consider that, as IIST alumni the graduated students belong to a privileged group of individuals who received a degree from Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), the Asia’s First Space University and the 56th best ranked university by MHRD. The competitive value of their degree lies not only in the reputation of this institution but also contributes to the character and strength of Indian Space Research Organization. Readmore