Following are the top Indian Colleges and Institutes offering Space Science Courses. There are very good institutions for space education in India and excellent work in space technology. Many universities, institutions and research organizations, especially in Kerala, are actively involved in space science research. Some of the best known institutions / universities offering courses related to this field are:
1) Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Thiruvananthapuram
2) Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS), Dehradun
3) Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi
4) Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
5) Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, Madras, Kharagpur, and Kanpur.
If you want to become a space scientist, you must study Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics (PCM) stream in Class 12 / Intermediate and try to get admission in IIST. The IIST offers B.Tech programmes in the following specialisations: 1) Aerospace Engineering, 2) Avionics, and 3) Physical Science.
Admission through IIT JEE:
Admission to IIST, Tiruvananthapuram takes place through IIT JEE exam. If you want to become, an astronaut, you have
to apply for the course at the National Aeronautics and Space
Administration (NASA), US. ISRO owned Department of Space also run Center for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific (CSSTEAP) in association with the United Nations Organisation.