Tata Institute of Fundamental Research

TIFR is a National Centre of the Government of India, under the umbrella of the Department of Atomic Energy, as well as a deemed University awarding degrees for master's and doctoral programs. The Institute was founded in 1945 with support from the Sir Dorabji Tata Trust under the vision of Dr. Homi Bhabha. At TIFR, we carry out basic research in physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics, computer science and science education. Our main campus is located in Mumbai, with centres at Pune, Bengaluru and Hyderabad.


Remembering Bibha Chowdhuri

The first woman scientist at TIFR and a prominent figure in High Energy Physics

A life-long researcher, Bibha made significant contributions in the field of High Energy Physics, and has a star named after her.

Eminent mathematicians from 10 countries present their work

Exotic Nuclei Predicted
TIFR physicists predict exotic nuclei, using the advanced computational facility of ILGTI.

TIFR Scientist Grabs Nature Mentorship Award
Prof. Vidita Vaidya's philosophy is to put "people over productivity".

Finding a unique galaxy
NCRA scientists discover a gigantic ring of hydrogen gas 4 times the size of our Milky Way

New Laser Facility at TIFR Hyderabad
The Extreme Photonics Innovation Centre (EPIC) will develop [...]

Fighting cancer
NCBS biologists lead a first-of-its-kind study in India on the tumor of touch cells in the skin.

India Shines at the Chemistry Olympiad
Indian students secure 2 Gold, 1 Silver and 1 Bronze medal in the 51st International Chemistry [...]

Prof. Shankar Ghosh
Awarded the "Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar" prize for the year 2019 in Physical Sciences by the Council of Scientific [...]