Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology situated in the city Thiruvananthapuram, in the year 2007 and is recognized as a deemed university. The institute provides a full-fledged infrastructure of international standards to develop an excellent academic and research atmosphere. The Institute also intends to stimulate, conserve and disseminate knowledge in diverse scientific and academic fields. the university offers post graduate , under graduate and PhD programmes in space science & Technology, with specialization in Avionics, Aerospace Engineering and Physical Sciences.
The university offers special courses in Undergraduate programme in Technology with specialization in Avionics and Aerospace Engineering and Physical Sciences with specialization in Astronomy/Astrophysics, Material Science, Remote Sensing and Atmospheric & Oceanographic Sciences . The university enrolls has 436 students per years and with 54 faculty members of international standards, who combine rigorous academic activity with creative research, simulation and propagation of knowledge. The institute provides a full-fledged infrastructure of international standards to develop an excellent academic and research atmosphere. The students will have the provision for scientific and academic interaction and it has It has well established classrooms, hostels, and library and computer facilities. Personal and human touch in academic and scientific research is strongly emphasized in the institute.