Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, known as TIFR is a reward of commitment and dedication. The founder of the TIFR is HOMI J BHABA who has a great contribution in developing the Indian Atomic Energy Program. The University has established on 1st June 1945 by huge financial assistance of J.R.D Tata, then chairman of Tata Group. It is a national center of the Government of India. under the Department of Atomic energy, as well as a deemed university awarding degrees for masters and doctoral programs.
The Tata Institute of Fundamental Research is the institute for advanced research in fundamental sciences. TIFR runs a graduate programme leading to the award of Ph.D., integrated M.Sc. degree in certain subjects.
The Graduate programme at TIFR is classified into the following subjects- Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Computer & Systems Sciences, Mathematics (including Communications and Applied Probability) and Science Education. Following TIFR courses/programmes are conducted at the Mumbai campus and various National Centres of TIFR.
BA/BSc./BE/B.Tech. (Students already having/ completing an M.Sc. degree by July 2019 are not eligible for I-Ph.D.
M.Sc./MS in Physics or equivalent, on completion of programmes of duration not less than 5 years in total
ME/M.Tech/B.Sc./BS/BE/B.Tech/B.Chemistry Physics, or equivalent degree on completion of programmes of duration not less than 3 years in total.
M.Sc/BE/B.Tech/ M.Pharm or equivalent degree
B.Sc./ B.Pharm/ B.S degree or equivalent degree
Note: Candidates with BE/ B.tech. degrees can optionally opt. for M.Sc. degree by fulfilling necessary requirements.
Masters in Basic Science (M.Sc. Physics/Chemistry/Any branch of biology) or any professional Master’s degree (M.Pharma/M.Tech.), or a 4-year degree program (eg. MBBS, BDS)
Bachelors in any Basic Science (Physics/Chemistry/Any branch of Biology) or any 4-year bachelors degree program including B.Tech, B.E, B.V.Sc., B.Pharma. (4-year course).
Computer & Systems Sciences (including Communications and Applied Probability)
Candidate must have B.Tech./ B.E./ M.Tech/M.E/M.C.A/M.Sc. or equivalent degree in Computer Science/ Electronics and Communications Engineering/ E.E or related branches. Exceptionally well qualified students with B.Tech./ B.E./ M.Tech/M.E/M.Sc. degrees in other disciplines may also be considered.
Exceptionally well-qualified students with a three-year degree in related subjects may be considered for I-Ph.D.
Brilliant Contributions in the field of mathematics is known to the whole world from its inception, which has come from the school of Mathematics, TIFR. The memorable contribution from TIFR mathematics experts are:
Accommodation is provided only for Ph.D. and I-PhD students at nominal Cost.
The library of TIFR has a huge collection of books, journals.
A fully computerized library with facilities of microfilm, audio-video & microfiche reading helps to research on various topics.
The Visiting Students Research Program (VSRP) is organized per year in the summer season by the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research.
VSRP is imparted in the subjects Physics and Astronomy, Biology and Computer Science, Chemistry, and Mathematics.
There is a medical center for health needs of members.
It provides good treatment to Institute member, official visitors, research fellow, VSRP students &research scholars.
Some of the awards are: