Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Bhopal

Bhopal Bypass Road, Bhauri, Bhopal - 462 066, Madhya Pradesh, India


The Institute

IISERs were created through a proclamation of Ministry of Education, Government of India, to promote quality education and research in science and related areas. The first two IISERs (Pune and Kolkata) were established in 2006. This was followed by an Institute at Mohali (2007), Bhopal & Trivandrum (2008), Tirupati (2015), and Berhampur (2016). IISERs were incorporated as Institutions of National Importance under the umbrella of the NIT (Amendment) Act, 2012 (NIT Act 2007). The Act was further amended in 2014, entitled the NITSER ACT 2014. Each IISER is a degree-granting autonomous institute.

IISER Bhopal aims to provide quality science education to UG and PG students. The prime focus of the Institute is to integrate science education with research. Also, the Institute is committed to impart high ethical values and create social and environment awareness. IISER Bhopal is well equipped with state-of-the-art research facilities matching global standards in all disciplines to facilitate quality research.

The Institute provides a platform for the faculty to engage in high quality teaching and research, at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels in frontier levels in frontier areas of sciences. The Institute is headed by Professor Siva Umapathy, Director, IISER Bhopal.