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IIST announces commencement of admissions for M.Tech & MS programmes

@ Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Thiruvananthapuram 06-04-2017 09:00 AM / 03-05-2017 09:00 PM
Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Thiruvananthapuram announces commencement of admissions for its MS and M.Tech programmes for the academic year 2017. The announcement was made through a notification published on the official website of IIST.
Only candidates who hold a valid GATE score are eligible to take part in the admission process. The seats are required to be filled in 11 different programmes across various disciplines. There are six seats in each programme. The application process commenced on April 6, 2017, and will end on April 30, 2017.
 Eligibility Criteria
The candidates satisfying the eligibility criteria mentioned below are eligible to apply for admission to the MS and M.Tech programmes offered by IIST.
Candidate should have passed M.Sc/B.Tech/B.E with a minimum of 60 percent aggregate marks from UGC/AICTE recognised university.
Candidate should have a valid GATE score (not older than 3 years).
Candidate should not be more than 32 years of age as on April 30, 2017.
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 How to Apply
Candidates satisfying the above-mentioned eligibility criteria can apply for admission into M.Tech/M.S programme. Applications are to submitted online only; no offline applications would be acceptable. Step by step process of submitting a successful application is mentioned below.
Go to the official website of IIST. 
Click on Ph.D. admissions. A new page with two links will open. 
An official notification will be displayed relating to the eligibility, general instructions and other details. Read them carefully. 
After going through the official notification click on “Apply online” button. 
Fill in the necessary details and pay the application fee (INR 600 for general category, INR 300 for women/SC/ST/PH candidates). 
In case a candidate applies for more than one department, then he/she will need to pay an additional fee.
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 Selection Process
Selections would be done based on the merit list prepared post the written test and interview round. First of all, the candidates would be shortlisted on the basis of their GATE score. Shortlisted candidates would be invited for written test and interview. The admission of a candidate would depend upon his/her performance in the written test and interview and the corresponding position on the merit list.   
 Important Dates
Candidates should note the important dates related to the admission process so as to avoid missing any update.
Commencement of IIST application process
April 6, 2017
Last date to apply
April 20, 2017
Last date for payment of application fee
May 3, 2017
Publishing of the list of shortlisted candidates
May 17, 2017
Date of written test/interview
June 5 to June 9, 2017
Candidates can complete the application process without waiting for the last date.
For more information related to GATE, refer