IIST Thiruvananthapuram was ranked at the 33rd position by NIRF 2020 Ranking under the Engineering Category. The institute conducted its 2020 placement drive by hosting 36 recruiters excluding ISRO.
Over 127 students from B.Tech, M.Tech, and Ph.D. courses were placed under ISRO. The average CTC for the M.Tech. students ranged between INR. 5-10.5 LPA. Some of the top recruiters who appeared for the IIST placements were- Agnikul Cosmos, ISRO, Delta Electronics, TCS, Iquantela Technologies, Mantra Softtech Pvt Ltd, Subex, Carl Zesis, and etc.
|No. of Recruiters||37|
|No. of Students Placed under ISRO||B.Tech.- 106|
|Average CTC Range||INR. 5-10.5 LPA|
Over 37 recruiters participated in the 2019-2020 placement drive out of which ISRO remained the top recruiter. The average range of salary for the M.Tech. students remained between INR. 5-10.5 LPA for different courses.
The institute hasn’t yet released the salary statistics for the 2020 B.Tech. batch. But the following graph represents the Average CTC offered to the M.Tech. Students during the 2020 placement drive-
Some of the top recruiters who appeared for the IIST placements were- Agnikul Cosmos, ISRO, Delta Electronics, TCS, Iquantela Technologies, Mantra Softtech Pvt Ltd, Subex, Carl Zesis, and etc.
The following table represents the course-wise placements under ISRO-
|No. of Placements under ISRO||106||10||11|
Over 106 students were hired under ISRO. The maximum number of students were from the department of Aerospace Engineering.
|Department||No. of Offers||Salary Range||Average CTC||Recruiters|
|Avionics||6||7 to 10||INR. 8.6 LPA||Delta Electronics, Quantela Technologies Pvt Ltd, Subex, KPIT, Comso|
|Aerospace Engineering||2||8 to 11.5||INR. 9.5 LPA||Agnikul Cosmos and TCS|
|Mathematics||2||10 to 11.5||INR. 10.5 LPA||TCS, Iquantela Technologies|
|Earth and Space Science||2||8||INR. 8 LPA||Agnikul Cosmos, Mercados EMI|
|Physics||1||5||INR. 5 LPA||Mantra Softtech Pvt Ltd|
Over 13 offers were provided to the M.Tech. candidates.
|Dual Degree (B.Tech- Engineering Physics with M.Tech/M.S)||-||-||-||-|
|PG||Aerospace Engineering||Thermal and Propulsion||1||-||1|
|Aerodynamics and Flight Mechanics||1||-||1|
|Structure and Design||-|
|Avionics||RF and Microwave Engineering||1||-||1|
|Digital Signal Processing||4||-||3|
|VLSI and Microsystems||6||-|
|Maths||Machine Learning and Computing||8||-||2|
|Chemistry||Material Science and Technology||-||-||-|
|Solid State Technology||-||-||-|
|Earth System Science||Geoinformatics||1||-||1|
|MS in Astronomy and Astrophysics||-||-||-|
|Earth System Science||-||-||1|
|Ph.D||Avionics||ECE in Avionics - VLSI||1||-||-|
There has been an increase in average CTC for B.Tech students in the last three years. In 2019, the average CTC given to B.Tech students was INR. 6.2 LPA which was INR. 6.1 LPA in 2018. Check below the trend in average CTC from the last three years-
|Year||B.Tech (LPA)||M.Tech (LPA)|
In 2019, 51 companies participated in the placement drive of IIST. There has been an increase in the number of companies from the year 2016 with 19 recruiters.