Institute of Science & Technology for Advanced Studies & Research (ISTAR), Vallabh Vidyanagar is ranked between 101 to 150 in NIRF ranking (2019-2020), MHRD, New Delhi. The institute has close tie-ups with Indian Research institutes and Foreign Universities as well as MoU with corporates for training and placement. The college has a record of providing 100% placement in M.Sc Industrial Chemistry and M.Sc Polymer Science & Technology. ISTAR offers postgraduate and research courses in the discipline of Industrial Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Geoinformatics, Real Estate Valuation and many more. Admissions take place on the basis of merit.
Institute of Science & Technology for Advanced Studies & Research Highlights
|Established | Institute Type||1999 | Private|
|Affiliated to||CVM University|
|Accredited by||NAAC with ‘A’ Grade|
|Courses Offered||PG & Ph.D|
|Top Recruiters||Lupin Ltd, ydus Cadilla Ltd, VCCL, Red Hat India Pvt. Ltd, etc|
|Facilities Available||Library, Hostel,Lab, Sports, etc|
|Admission Helpdesk||02692 234 955|
|Address||Sardar Patel Center for Science & Technology, Mota Bazaar, Vallabh Vidyanagar, Anand, Gujarat 388120|
Institute of Science & Technology for Advanced Studies & Research Courses
ISTAR offers PG, PG Diploma and Ph.D. courses under the following specializations:
|M.Sc||Environmental Science and Technology, Industrial Chemistry, Surface Coating Technology, Polymer Science and Technology, Organic Chemistry, Instrumentation and Control, Real Estate Valuation, Plant & Machinery Valuation, Industrial Hygiene & Safety, Geoinformatics, IT, Physics||Graduation in relevant subjects from recognised university|
|PG Diploma||Geoinformatics||Graduation in any field|
|Ph.D||Industrial Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Biotechnology, Zoology, Instrumentation & Control, Electronics||Post graduation in the relevant field|
Institute of Science & Technology for Advanced Studies & Research Admission
Admission at ISTAR Vallabh Vidyanagar is done on the basis of merit.
How to Apply?
- Visit the official website of the institute.
- Go to the “Admission” tab.
- Click on the “Admission in M.Sc Courses”.
- You will be redirected to the application form.
- Fill the application form with all the required details.
- Pay the application fee of INR 500 through online mode.
- Click on “Submit”.
Institute of Science & Technology for Advanced Studies & Research Placement
ISTAR has a capability enhancement and development cell (CED), which conducts bridge courses, guidance for competitive exams, career counselling, soft skill training, personal counselling and motivational talks to guide students in their growth and future prospects.
|Department||Company||No of Students Selected|
|Industrial Chemistry||Lupin Ltd, Ankleshwar||9|
|Lupin Ltd, Dabhasa||3|
|Royal Castor Products||5|
|JDM Scientific Research||1|
|Ashapura Mineche||3 shortlisted|
|Surface Coating Technology||Axalta Coating Systems||2|
|Grand Polycoats Company||1|
|Organic Chemistry||Oxygen Healthcare Pvt Ltd||6|
|JDM Pvt Ltd||1|
Institute of Science & Technology for Advanced Studies & Research Facilities
ISTAR students can avail the following facilities:
- Lab: Well equipped laboratories so that students can have practical sessions.
- Library: The ISTAR Library is well stocked with over 11331 print books, 39 print periodicals, more than 6000 online journals (through N-LIST), 97000+ E-Books (through N-LIST), and 1183 CDs/DVDs (books/Journals).
- Hostel: Separate hostel for boys and girls who wish to stay within campus premises.
- Other facilities include Sports, Classrooms, ICT enabled classrooms etc.
Institute of Science & Technology for Advanced Studies & Research Faculty
ISTAR has 27 permanent staff and 34 visiting faculty who provide expert guidance in their field of specialization. The designation and number of the permanent staff are as follows
- Professor: 2
- Associate Professor: 4
- Assistant Professor: 16
- Teaching Assistant: 4
Institute of Science & Technology for Advanced Studies & Research FAQs
Ques. Does the Institute of Science & Technology for Advanced Studies & Research offer scholarship?
Ans. Yes. ISTAR Vallabh Vidyanagar’s SC/ST/OBC/SEBC and other minority students are given scholarship benefits as per reservation policy from Govt. of Gujarat.
Ques. What is the seat intake at the Institute of Science & Technology for Advanced Studies & Research?
Ans. The number of seats in each course is as follows:
|M.Sc Specializations||Seat Intake|
|Instrumentation and Control|
|Real Estate Value|
|Diploma in Geoinformatics|
|Polymer Science and Technology|
|Surface coating Technology|
|Envt science & Technology|
|Plant & Machinery Valuation||15|
Ques. How many departments are there at the Institute of Science & Technology for Advanced Studies & Research?
Ans. ISTAR Vallabh Vidyanagar has the following departments
- Dept of Information Technology
- Dept of Industrial Chemistry
- Dept of Polymer Science and Technology
- Dept of Surface Coating and Technology
- Dept of Organic Chemistry
- Dept of Environmental Science and Technology
- Dept of Instrumentation and Control
- Dept of Real Estate Valuation and Plant & Machinery Management
Ques. How can I inquire about admission at the Institute of Science & Technology for Advanced Studies & Research?
Ans. You are required to visit the official website of ISTAR and click “Admissions”. You will find the Admission Inquiry Form which you can fill out and submit to get in contact with the college.