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.


Pan-Institutional COVIDGyan Initiative

A multi-institutional, multi-lingual science communication initiative in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

An outcome of this initiative is the launch of the CovidGyan website: https://covid-gyan.in. It aims to provide reliable useful information and succinct summaries of the latest research, while filtering out misinformation

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.

Summer School for Women Students in Physics
TIFR has launched a school for 1st year women M.Sc. students in physics to be held at HBCSE [...]

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