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Institute of Space Technology

Address: Toll Plaza ، 1 Islamabad Highway Near Rawat ، Sector H DHA Phase II, Islamabad, Islamabad Capital Territory 44000, Pakistan

Description Institute of Space Technology

  • Established: 2002
  • Type: State Higher Educational Institution
  • Location: Islamabad, Pakistan.

In 2002, it was decided to establish the Institute of Space Technology (IST) higher education institution, which will deal with specialized space education and related science in order to put Pakistan on a par with the international community. The main educational programs of the university are aimed at the study of aerospace technology and communication systems. IST is one of the top 60 best universities in the country and is a member of the Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission of Pakistan (SUPARCO).

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Institute of Space Technology

Program name
Date
Age
Cost

Undergraduate

  • Dates: year-round
  • Duration: 4 years.

Undergraduate programs at the university are implemented in the following areas:

  • Aerospace engineering
  • Avionics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Materials Science and Technology
  • Engineering
  • Space science.
Annual
20+
from 1 160 $ / semester

Master

  • Dates: year-round
  • Duration: 2 years.

IST's Master's programs are structured to prepare engineering students for a career with great potential in the fast-growing aerospace, telecommunications, wireless and satellite industries.

Educational programs are implemented in the following areas:

  • Astrophysics and astronomy
  • Atmosphere and ecology
  • Aerospace Engineering (associated program with BUAA, China)
  • Aerospace Engineering (Associated Program with NPU, China)
  • Aerospace engineering
  • Geoinformatics
  • Global Navigation Satellite Systems
  • Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Sciences
  • Engineering
  • Cybersecurity
  • Space technology and planetary exploration (a related program with UniS, UK)
  • Maths
  • Materials Science
  • Materials Science and Engineering (related program with BUAA, China)
  • Mobile and satellite communications (linked program with UniS, UK)
  • Environment and Climate Change
  • Spatial Information Technology
  • Welding (related program with BUAA, China)
  • Mobile communication systems (associated program with UniS, UK)
  • Satellite Engineering (Associated Program with BUAA, China)
  • Satellite communications technology (associated program with UniS, UK)
  • Engineering Technology (Associated Program with BUAA, China)
  • Disaster management
  • Electronic Engineering (Associated Program with UniS, UK)
  • Electrical Engineering
Annual
21+
from 4 620 $ / semester

Doctoral studies

  • Dates: year-round
  • Duration: 4-5 years.

Doctoral programs at the university are implemented in the following areas:

  • Aerospace Engineering (Indigenous program as per HEC order)
  • Aeronautics and astronautics (related program with BUAA, China)
  • Aeronautics and astronautics (associated program with NPU, China)
  • Materials science and engineering (aerospace materials, nanotechnology, smart materials, coatings and tribology).

Accommodation, housing and food

The institution provides a dormitory for its students.

  • The cost of living is 35 000PKR (550 $) / semester.

Advantages

  • University offers scholarship programs to its students
  • Thanks to the program of the HEC foreign faculty at IST, a significant staff of teachers with many years of experience working abroad.

Equipment Institute of Space Technology

The university is located in the capital of Pakistan - Islamabad. The material and technical base of the educational institution includes:

  • The library
  • Sports infrastructure
  • Subsonic and supersonic wind tunnels.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

The academic year at the university begins in September.

Additional expenses:

  • Entrance fee 20 000PKR-25 000PKR / 1750 $ -2000 $
  • Deposit 10 000PKR / 500 $
  • Transfer 3000PKR
  • Shipping costs 20,000PKR
  • Locker rental 600PKR
  • The cost of living in Pakistan is $ 207 -380 $ / month.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

For admission to undergraduate programs, one of the following qualification requirements must be met:

  • SSC / FSC Pre-Engineering / Equivalent Certificate
  • 50% points for NAT-1E / HAT-UG-E / SAT-II (level II in physics, chemistry, mathematics and at least 50% for each subject)
  • A-Level / Cambridge / Students with any qualification other than FSC Pre-Engineering must receive an IBCC certificate equivalent to FSC Pre-Engineering, with a total score of 60%
  • HSSC.

To enter the master's program, you must meet one of the following qualification requirements:

  • BS / BE / equivalent with extensive experience in the aerospace, aviation, aviation, aviation, mechanical, electrical, mechatronic, chemical, manufacturing or materials science and engineering with a minimum CGPA≥2.00 of 4.00 or ≥60%
  • GAT-A (total) conducted by NTS in the relevant study area with estimates of ≥50%
  • HAT (total) conducted by HEC in the relevant study area with estimates of ≥50%
  • GRE International (total) conducted by ETS, with a minimum number of points: quantitative 150, verbal 150, analytical 3.5

To enter doctoral programs, one of the following qualification requirements must be met:

  • MS / M.Phil / equivalent with extensive experience in the relevant discipline, preferably in the aerospace, aviation, electrical and engineering industries with a minimum CGPA≥3.00 of 4.00
  • GAT (subject) conducted by NTS in the relevant study area with estimates of ≥60%
  • GRE International (subject), conducted by ETS, with a minimum score of 60%
  • The minimum score is 70% in the GAT type test (subject), conducted by the concerned department in the absence of the GAT / GRE subject option.

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