Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) stands out as a research university dedicated to basic research in mathematics and the sciences. It is a Deemed University and works under the umbrella of the Department of Atomic Energy of the Government of India. It is located at Navy Nagar, Colaba, Mumbai, with an affiliated campus in Serilingampally near Hyderabad.
Research and Recognition:
TIFR conducts research primarily in the natural sciences, mathematics, the biological sciences and theoretical computer science and is considered to be one among India's outstanding research centres.
TIFR has a graduate programme leading to a Ph.D. in all the major fields of study.
Research at TIFR is distributed across three schools, working over the mathematical sciences, natural sciences, technology and computer science.
TIFR is contributing in more ways than one. This is quite evident from the research laboratories and its facilities:
A library with more than one hundred thousand books and journals in its collection.
A network connected to the world grid through high-speed communication networks.
A liquid helium facility for very low-temperature experimental studies.
A large workshop and glass blowing section for manufacturing high precision instruments. In addition, several projects for which technology was developed at the Institute, were transferred to the industry and other departments of the Government of India.
Ranking and Recognition:
In the prestigious and widely acclaimed educational ranking of Indian Institutional Ranking Framework (IIRF- 2021), FRI at 26th Rank in IIRF Deemed University Ranking 2021.