Sarabhai Institute of Science & Technology (SIST), Thiruvananthapuram was started in 2004 by Space Engineers Welfare Society (SEWELS). It is a self – financed institute which aims to impart high quality technical education. It is built in an area of 25 acres of land and is situated at Vellanad city in the outskirts of Thiruvananthapuram. The nearest Railway Station is 20 Km away.

  • It is recognized by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi & Govt. of Kerala
  • It is affiliated to Cochin University of Science & Technology (CUSAT), Cochin


  • Security System using IP camera – It is a fully automated security system using a standard, commercially available IP Camera with two endpoints; transmission over the network using TCP/IP Protocol and the camera. It is a feasible & functional surveillance product at a competitive cost for checking security issues
  • Tele Cure – It aims to develop a system called ‘Tele medicine’ which will be helpful for providing medical facility even in remote areas through digital resources
  • Automatic Room Control with Intelligent Fan – It is an intelligent device for minimizing the loss of electricity in the households. It senses the absence of occupants in a room and automatically shuts off the power to a particular appliance, e.g. tube light, fan. It turns on the appliance again when someone enters the room
  • Study of Effects of Mobile Radiation – It is a research topic for PhD faculties to find out and minimize the health hazards that are caused by radiations from cell phones in our daily life

Extra Curricular Activities:

  • National Conference – 2014
  • Tele Diagnosis Program
  • Anti Ragging Squad – A team of 20 students from different branches & 6 staff members are assigned with the job of keeping a close watch on the locations known to be vulnerable to occurrence of ragging incidents & report the same to the Convener/Chairman/Vice-Chairman/any member of Anti – Ragging committee to initiate an action
  • Institutional Member of Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Institutional Member of Developing Library Network (DELNET)
  • Institutional Member of Computer Society of India
  • Program Member of Microsoft IT Academy



  • Collection of 15,000 technical books
  • Huge collection of National, International & E – Journals
  • Media Literature resources including CDs & DVDs
  • Digital library facility equipped with 63 DVDs of 1036 hrs of video lectures from NPTEL


  • Separate hostel facility for boys & girls
  • Combined accommodation capacity of hostels is 400 students


  • 15 hi-tech buses are provided for staff & students
  • Pick & drop from all major boarding points inside the city & suburbs of Thiruvananthapuram


  • Separate labs for each department
  • ECE lab equipped with PIC microcontroller development platform (Universal PIC embedded trainer PIC 16F877A), PIC burner with serial port, Nokia 5800 mobile phone with Symbian OS, Data acquisition module ( NI DAQ USB-6009), IP Camera & other mobile development platforms


  • India Innovation – i3 National Fair 2014 – It was a National level talent fair organized to showcase the talent of emerging professionals in their respective fields.


  • Winner of 3rd prize in Environment Prize Competition conducted by the Active Forum for Primary Plant B & C held on 25/6/2010 at JNCMWC hall of HLL Life care Ltd
  • Recipient of ‘Certificate of Appreciation’ for excellence & amazing commitment towards voluntary contribution during the year 2013 – 14 for the empowerment of children with visual challenges from Indian Association for the Blind
  • Certificate from South Asia Pvt. Ltd for establishing & applying quality management system for conducting under graduate & post graduate courses in Engineering Education.