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

Mumbai-wide Sero-Survey for COVID-19 Prevalence

Random Community Testing to Assess Prevalence of COVID-19 Infection in Mumbai

A pilot project was launched on 29 June 2020 to understand the extent to which the population in Mumbai has already been exposed to COVID-19 infection, and predict the future [...Read More]


Breakthrough in Random Sampling
TIFR graduate students, Siddharth Bhandari and Sayantan Chakraborty, [...Read More]

Finding a unique galaxy
NCRA scientists discover a gigantic ring of hydrogen gas 4 times the [...Read More]

COVID test in 30 minutes
TIFR scientists at Hyderabad have standardised a colour-based assay [...Read More]

Fighting cancer
NCBS biologists lead a first-of-its-kind study in India on the tumor [...Read More]

Mathur wins the Abdul Kalam Award
Prof. Nilmani Mathur was awarded the Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam HPC Award [...Read More]

Prof. Shankar Ghosh
Awarded the 'Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar' prize for the year 2019 in [...Read More]