The Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST) is a government-aided institute and deemed university for the study and research of space science was established on 14 September 2007 by G. Madhavan Nair, the then Chairman of ISRO and its located at Valiamala, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. It is the first university in Asia to be solely dedicated to the study and research of Outer space.
IIST was set up by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) under the Department of Space, Government of India A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, former President of India, was the Chancellor of IIST. IIST offers undergraduate (B.Tech), master's (M.Tech) and Ph.D. programs in space science and technology, and also serves as a research center. Doctoral programs in basic sciences and post-doctoral programs are also offered.
Vision: To be a world-class educational and research institution contributing significantly to the Space endeavors.
• 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.
|Name||Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology|
|Area Covered||100 Acres|
|Address||IIST Valiamala, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
City- Thiruvananthapuram , State- Kerala, 695547
|Landline||0 471 2568452|
|Space Covered||100 Acres|