Institute of Space Technology

History of Institute of Space Technology Islamabad

A gateway to academic and professional excellence, we welcome you to the Institute of Space Technology – a federally chartered degree awarding Institute established in 2002 under the aegis of Pakistan’s National Space Agency. The programs offered are approved by The Higher Education Commission as well as The Pakistan Engineering Council. IST also offers Linked Graduate Programs in collaboration with foreign universities in a host of disciplines, providing a solution to earn a foreign degree economically.

Admission Procedure

Admission in Institute of Space Technology (IST) is strictly granted on merit basis. Selection procedure for HSSC/A-Level/Equivalent is not so strict if the candidates want to take admission to a baccalaureate program at IST they need to get 60% marks in HSSC/A-Level/Equivalent and 40% marks in NAT-1E. An eligibility criterion for diploma holders is different who want to take admission in baccalaureate program at IST. They need must to get 60% marks in SSC/ O-Level/ Equivalent, 60% marks in DAE in relevant discipline plus 50% marks obtained in NAT-1E test. Graduate Assessment Test with minimum 50% marks is necessary for admission in MS/M.Phil with 16 years of education. Graduate Assessment Test with minimum 60% marks is necessary for admission in PhD with at least first division or CGPA 3.0/4.0. If you meet the above mention criteria you can easily get admission in IST.

institute of space technology islamabad

institute of space technology islamabad


  1. Aeronautics & Astronautics
  2. Electrical Engineering
  3. Materials Science & Engineering
  4. Mechanical Engineering
  5. Space Science
  6. National Centre for Remote-Sensing & Geo-Informatics
  7. Humanities & Sciences
  8. BSC-MSC-Aerospace Engineering
  9. BSC-MSC-Electrical Engineering
  10. BSC-MSC-Materials Science & Engineering
  11. BSC-MSC-Mechanical Engineering
  12. BSC-MSC-Space Science
  13. MSC- Astronautics
  14. Masters in Communication Systems Engineering
  15. Masters in Materials Science & Engineering

Eligibility of departments

  1. Aerospace Engineering
  2. Diploma in Materials
  3. Diploma in Metallurgy
  4. Diploma in Automobile
  5. Diploma in Aerospace
  6. Diploma in Mechanical
  7. Electrical Engineering
  8. Diploma in Electronics
  9. Diploma in Telecommunication
  10. Diploma in Electrical
  11. Materials Science & Engineering
  12. Diploma in Polymer Technology
  13. Diploma in Ceramics Technology/Glass Technology
  14. Diploma in Composites
  15. Diploma in Inspection & Testing of Materials
  16. Diploma in Metallurgy & Welding Technology
  17. Diploma in Metal & Sheet Metal
  18. Diploma in Welding & Fabrication
  19. Diploma in Foundry & Pattern Making
  20. Diploma in Corrosion.

SSC/Equivalent foreign qualification with 60% Marks
HSSC/Equivalent foreign qualification with 60% Marks.

Space Science

Admission shall be granted absolutely on merit which will be determined on the basis of marks obtained in the following examinations, and according to the weightage mentioned against the respective examination:

  1. HSSC/A-Level/Equivalent 60%
  2. NAT-1E/NAT-1CS 40%
  3. Diploma Holders
  4. Candidate for the reserved seats of DAE will be granted admission on the basis of merit and the weightage mentioned below:
  5. DAE (Aggregate Marks) 50%
  6. NAT-1E/NAT-1CS 30%
  7. SSC 20%
  8. SAT-II Score
  9. Candidate for the reserved seats of SAT-II will be granted admission on the basis of SAT-II score as detailed below:
  10. HSSC/ A-Level/ Equivalent 60%
  11. SAT-II 40%


Institute of Space Technology (IST) invites applications for its Faculty Development Program (FDP) to upgrade the quality of its faculty to meet its continuously growing requirements. Under the FDP initiative, fully funded PhD level scholarships are being announced in the following field.

Important date 2013

Last date of application of Admission is May 19,2013.

Admission date will not extend may 19, 2013

Contact US

+92 51 90751000,
4610969 P.O. Box 2750,…
+92 51 9273310 Affiliation
[email protected]

Founded 2002
Address: Islamabad Highway, 46000