National Bureau of Agricultural Insect Resources is an ISO certified research institute located in Bangalore, Karnataka. It was established in 1993 and was earlier known by the name of National Bureau of Agriculturally Important Insects. It is responsible for collection, characterisation, conservation, exchange and utilisation of insects which are important for farming. The Bureau acts as a nodal agency for collection, characterization, documentation, conservation, exchange, research and utilization of agriculturally important insect resources (including mites, spiders and related arthropods) and insect derived resources for sustainable agriculture.
|Institute type||Research Institute|
|Certified by||ISO certified|
|Set by||Government of India|
|Location||Bellary Road, H.A. Farm Post, Hebbal|
Sardar Patel Outstanding ICAR Institution Award 2015 was awarded to NBAIR. It has also received the outstanding ICAR Institute award 2015. Scientists of this Institute has received various awards which are as follows:
Institute has developed 35 new databases, 27 technologies, filed 22 patents and much more which are listed in the report published in 2018. Some of its achievements are as follows:
The National Bureau of Agricultural Insect Resources (NBAIR) comes under the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR). The college offers post graduate education and also offers various internally and externally funded projects to work upon.
|Ph.D||-||PG Degree in life sciences||Minimum 3 Years|
|M.Phil||-||UG Degree||2 years|
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All India Entrance Examinations for Admission (AIEEA) is conducted by National testing agency (NTA) for admitting students at ICAR's Research institutes and universities for PhD programs.
Generally online applications are invited for short term courses.
The faculty of NBAIR is highly experienced and continuously motivates its research students to work on their desired projects. They all have done PhD and are further working on highly prestigious projects funded by the institution or the government of India itself. The director of NBAIR Bangalore is Dr. N. Bakthavatsalam. The staff consists of HOD’s, scientists, administrative faculty, technical and supporting staff.
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