Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST)
Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), situated at Thiruvananthapuram is a Deemed to be University. IIST functions as an autonomous body under the Department of Space, Government of India. The idea of such an institute was mooted keeping in mind the need for high quality manpower for the Indian Space Research Organization, one of world’s leading scientific organizations engaged in space research and space applications. The institute is the first of its kind in the country, to offer high quality education at the undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and post-doctoral levels on areas with special focus to space sciences, space technology and space applications.
Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS)
Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), Dehradun, under Indian Space Research Organisation, Department of Space, Govt. of India is a premier Training and Educational Institute set up for developing trained professionals in the field of Remote Sensing, Geoinformatics and GPS Technology for Natural Resources, Environmental and Disaster Management. It functions as a constituent Unit of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), Department of Space, Government of India.