Sarabhai Institute of Science and Technology

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Sarabhai Institute Of Science And Technology (SIST)
Banner Sarabhai
Motto " Mould high quality experts in frontier engineering disciplines"
Established 2004
Students 400
Undergraduates 390
Postgraduates 82
Location Vellanad, Trivandrum, India, Kerala, India
Campus Rural
Affiliations CUSAT
Website [1]
Sarabhai College

Named after the pioneer of Space Science & technology in India, this institute was set up to fulfill a dream of the great visionary, Dr.Vikram. A.Sarabhai to mould high quality experts in frontier engineering disciplines. SARABHAI INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY is an Autonomous Self- Financing institution established by the Space Engineers Welfare Society (SEWELS) with the approval from the Government of Kerala. College is affiliated under Cochin University of Science and Technology and is approved by All India Council for Technical Education for graduation as well as postgraduation in engineering.


The campus, "SARABHAI INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY" is at VELLANAD, a rustic village in the outskirts of Thiruvananthapuram city, 20 km from Central Railway station and 25 km from Airport. A vast stretch of land comprising about 25 acres forms the campus having all the prime infrastructural facilities including class rooms, workshops, hostels, canteen, libraries, fully equipped labs, broadband internet connection, playgrounds etc. With its scenic beauty and virgin surroundings, this typical location gives the right ambiance for this prestigious institution.




Most of the professors and lecturer are former employee of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), who have utmost experience in space technology.Noteable faculty members like M K jana (principal),Jeyam sam(mechanical department),Joshua F.P ,valsalan (mathematics),prof thomas (electrical department) were former employees of vikram sarabhai space centerThe electronics department is headed by Ravi .k.nambiar ,who was the Commodore in Indian navy with engineering branch.


Admissions are carried out on the basis of the ranks obtained in the All Kerala Common Entrance Examinations, conducted by the Controller of Entrance Examinations, Government of Kerala. The college follows a 50-50 method of admission from both merit and management streams. This prospectus contains the rules and regulations applicable for selection and admission to B.Tech Course in SIST run by SEWELS. 50% of the seats are filled by the Government from the list of the Common Entrance Examination conducted by the Govt. of Kerala. The remaining 35% of seats are filed by the management from the list of common Entrance Examination and balance 15% from NRIs. The procedure for admission to all seats other than those for the Children/dependents of NRI is also presented. This prospectus is subject to modification/addition/deletion as may be deemed necessary by the Management subject to further orders if any Government/AICTE/CUSAT/Court Law.


The academic functioning of the Institute is governed by a body consisting of the management board of the society and a panel of academicians Space Engineers Welfare Society (SEWELS). The members are eminent personalities, philanthropists, renowned scientists and engineers.

Electronics club[edit]

The college has an active electronics club in which the students of electronics and communication actively contribute.


The college has alumni for the students who have graduated from the college.The alumni is called SISTAA.



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