# Research Institutes

From West Bengal Education Guide

A list of major research institutes in India that are active in research in the field of physical sciences, chemical sciences, biological sciences, mathematics, astronomy and astrophysics are given below. Additionally, there are research institutes in arts and humanities. Various universities throughout the country offer research opportunities but those are not included below. Only the institutes of excellences are listed here.

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## Biological Science

Institutes | Entrance Exams | Research Opportunities | Other Links |
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Anna University K B Chandrashekar Research Centre | Wikipedia | ||

Bose Institute | Wikipedia | ||

Center for Excellence in Basic Sciences, Mumbai | NEST | In process | Wikipedia |

Center For Stem Cell Science, Hyderabad | Wikipedia | ||

Central Drug Research Institute | Wikipedia | ||

Central Food Technological Research Institute | Wikipedia | ||

Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants | Wikipedia | ||

Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute | Wikipedia | ||

Central Rice Research Institute | Wikipedia | ||

Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology | Wikipedia | ||

Centre for Marine Living Resources & Ecology | Wikipedia | ||

Defence Institute of Physiology and Allied Sciences | Wikipedia | ||

Defence Institute of Psychological Research | Wikipedia | ||

Directorate of Rice Research | Wikipedia | ||

Institute of Mathematical Sciences | PhD program (2013) - Results of JEST (for physics, computer science students), NBHM (for mathematics students), GATE (for engineering students), NET (all sciences). Holders of national fellowships such as CSIR-SRF, DST-INSPIRE etc may apply directly. Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed | biophyscs of biomolecules, active membranes, biomolecular transport, pattern formation, regulatory genomics, sequence alignment algorithms, systems biology, infectious disease modelling, cardiac arrhythmias, computational neuroscience, modelling of protein folding, protein-protein interactions, nature of hydrophobic force, and various other topics in computational and mathematical biology | |

Institute of Microbial Technology | NET, Details | Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Immunology, Protein science and engineering, Bioinformatics, Bionanotechnology, Protein Chemistry, Bioorganic chemistry | |

Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine | CSIR/ICMR examination for Research fellowship and PhD studentship | Stem Cell Biology, Brain Development, Cancer, Cardiovascular diseases | |

National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bangalore | |||

National Institute of Biomedical Genomics, Kalyani | |||

National Institute of Immunology | PhD entrance examination | Immunology, Development and cell biology, Genetics and cancer biology, Chemical biology, Structural biology, Biochemistry |

## Chemical Science

Institutes | Entrance Exams | Research Opportunities | Other Links |
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Indian Institute of Technology | Regular, Sponsored and Individual Fellowship (i.e. CSIR/UGC/DBT/ICMR/INSPIRE categories), GATE | ||

Indian Institute of Science | PhD program - GATE, CSIR-UGC or NBHM examinations followed by interview. Integrated PhD program - Joint Admission Test for MSc (JAM ), followed by an interview | Organic Chemistry, Inorganic and Physical Chemistry, Solid State and Structural Chemistry | Academics |

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) | PhD program - Graduate School Admissions examination | Bioinorganic Chemistry, Biophotonics, Cellular Biochemistry and Biophysics, Materials Chemistry, Molecular Biophysics, Molecular Dynamics, Supersonic-jet Spectroscopy, Synthetic Chemistry. Details | Details |

Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science | M.Sc with qualification of NET(CSIR/UGC/LS) or GATE | Organic Chemistry,Inroganic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry | |

Jawaharlal Neheru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research | PhD: Master degree with first class. Details | Asymmetric organic synthesis, Biomaterials, Functional Organic Materials, Organic and Supramolecular synthesis, Peptide and protein chemistry, Supramolecular Polymers | New Chemistry Unit |

## Mathematics

Institutes | Entrance Exams | Research Opportunities | Other Links |
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TIFR Centre for Applicable Mathematics, Bangalore (CAM) | Ph.D. and Integrated Ph.D. programs (Master 2yrs + PhD) in Applicable Mathematics- Graduate School Admissions examination | Applicable Mathematics | |

Chennai Mathematical Institute | Programs and Admission procedure - 1. M.Sc. in Mathematics, 2. M.Sc. in Applications of Mathematics - CMI entrance examination followed by an interview in Chennai. 5. Ph.D. in Mathematics- written exam conducted by NBHM/CSIR or CMI entrance examination followed by an interview | algebra, analysis, differential equations, geometry, probability, statistics, topology, number theory and differential geometry | |

Harish-Chandra Research Institute (HRI) | Regular PhD and integrated M.Sc-PhD program -NBHM research fellowship together with an interview. CSIR Research Fellowship holders are also eligible for appearing in the interview | Algebra, Analysis, Geometry and Topology, Number theory | |

Indian Institute of Science | PhD program - GATE, CSIR-UGC or NBHM examinations followed by interview. Integrated PhD program - Joint Admission Test for MSc (JAM ), followed by an interview | Research areas - Algebraic and Combinatorial Topology, Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry , Differential Equations , Differential Geometry , Finite fields and Coding Theory , Functional Analysis and Operator Theory , Harmonic Analysis, Low Dimensional Topology , Nonlinear Waves, Hyperbolic Equations and Numerical Analysis , Nonlinear Dynamics , Probability and Stochastic Processes, Several Complex Variables , Time Series Analysis | |

Indian Institute of Technology | Regular, Sponsored and Individual Fellowship (i.e. CSIR/UGC/DBT/ICMR/INSPIRE categories), GATE | ||

Institute of Mathematical Sciences | NBHM | Algebra, Algebraic geometry, Number theory, Partial Differential Equations, Schroedinger and Jacobi operators, Subfactors, Representation theory and Topology, Ergodic Theory and Non-Commutative Geometry | |

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) | PhD program - Graduate School Admissions examination | Combinatorics, Discrete mathematics, Ergodic theory, Lie groups, Representation theory, Algebraic geometry, Number theory, Topology, Riemann surfaces, Algebra, Non associative rings and algebras http://www.math.tifr.res.in/people/research.php |

## Physical Science

## Science Education

Homi Bhabha Center For Science Education (HBCSE) | ||||
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Institute name | Courses | Admission | ||

HBCSE | PhD in Science Education | Admission information, Admission website |

## Statistics

Institutes | Entrance Exams | Research Opportunities | Other Links |
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Indian Statistical Institute | JRF | Asymptotic Theory in Statistics, Decision Theory, Statistical Inference: parametric, nonparametric and semiparametric, Bayesian Analysis, Model Selection, Resampling Plans, Sequential Analysis, Sequential Plan, Multivariate Analysis, Parametric/Nonparametric Regression Analysis, Robustness, Minimum Distance Methods, Discrete and Categorical Data Analysis, Linear Models, Parametric/Nonparametric Discriminant Analysis, Biostatistics, Environmental Data Analysis, Survival Analysis, Reliability, Directional Data Analysis, Growth Curve Modelling, Exploratory Data Analysis, Ranking and Selection, Constructional and Combinatorial Aspects of Designs, Optimal Designs, Sampling Theory and Surveys, Small Area Estimation, Inference in High Dimensional Models. Applications of Statistics in Geology, Molecular Biology, Human Genetics, Social Sciences and Industrial (Quality) Engineering; GIS Applications, Statistical Computation, Cryptology, Statistical Pattern Recognition, Image Analysis, HIV/AIDSModelling. Clinical Trial, Majorisation, Brain Mapping. | Wikipedia |

## Theoretical Computer Science

Institutes | Entrance Exams | Research Opportunities | Other Links |
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Indian Institute of Science | CSA Entrance Interview | Research Areas | Wikipedia |

Institute of Mathematical Sciences | JEST | Algorithms and Data Structures, Automata Theory, Computational Complexity, Distributed Computing, Graph Theory and Combinatorics, Logics of Programs, Parameterized Complexity, Semantics and Symbolic Computation | Wikipedia |

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research | TIFR Entrance Exam | Wikipedia |