ISAT is a National Level Entrance Examination conducted every year by Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IISAT) for the candidates seeking admission in the B.Tech. degree course in the institute. It is mandatory for the candidates willing to take admission in IISAT
The syllabus for the exam will be as per the subjects.
The candidate must be an Indian national with maximum 26 years of age. He / She must have passed 10+2 Examinations or any equivalent examination must have cleared from a recognized Board / University. Moreover, Appearing for JEE (Main) and JEE (Advanced) is absolutely necessary for the applicants. In the Advanced examination, General category applicants must score an aggregate of 20% with at least 5% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics individually. OBC category applicants must score an aggregate of 18% with at least 4.5% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics individually. SC / ST / PwD category applicants must score an aggregate of 10% with at least 2.5% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics individually.
The ISAT 2016 Application Fees are non-refundable. Male applicants under the General and OBC quotas have to pay INR 600/-. Female candidates under the same have to pay INR 300/-. All applicants applying against the SC / ST / PwD quotas also require to pay INR 300/-. NRI applicants must pay the required fees through a DD addressed to “THE REGISTRAR, IIST”, payable at Thiruvananthapuram. They must write their names and their registration numbers behind the DD and sent to the Chairman of the B.Tech. Admissions of IIST.
The time limit for the examination is three hours. Each correct answer will be rewarded 3 marks and 1 mark will be subtracted for every incorrect answer. Even unattempted questions will be negatively marked. The multiple choice questions will have 4 options, inclusive of the one correct answer. The applicants have to darken the only correct option according to him / her in the OMR sheet.
ISAT exam is a national level entrance exam which is conducted in both Online and Offline mode.
The total number of available seats is approximately 156. There are 60 openings in Aerospace Engineering and Avionics, and 36 in Physical Sciences.
After qualifying the exam the candidates will become eligible to take admission the in the B.Tech. degree course of the Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IISAT).