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.

Spotlight

VISION FOR THE NEXT DECADE

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

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

In Memoriam
Prof. B. V. Sreekantan, TIFR's former director and eminent astrophysicist, passed away at the age of 94.



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 [...]

Predicting Space Weather
NCRA scientists make the deepest radio image of the Sun, enabling insights into the origin of solar bursts.

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

Insights into Insect Immunity
NCBS biologists find plant defence chemicals help boost insect immunity, a novel ecological adaptation.

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 [...]