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.



An Interview of K. VijayRaghavan, the Principal Scientific Adviser to Govt. of India

TIFR alumnus and former Centre Director of NCBS talks about reimagining TIFR to tackle demands of sustainable development and climate change.

Eminent mathematicians from 10 countries present their work

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

ICTP Prizes Awarded to TIFR Scientists
Basudeb Dasgupta & Suvrat Raju have been awarded the 2019 ICTP Prize [...]

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 [...]