Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research

JNCASR, Jakkur, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India - 560064

Academic Excellence

The Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR), located in the garden city, was established by the Department of Science and Technology of India. Today it is a multidisciplinary research institute, having the status of a Deemed University. It offers Ph.D. programmes, as well as an Integrated Ph.D. (post-bachelor’s degree) programme in Materials Science.

Research and Development

Researchers at the centre are divided into seven units: Chemistry and Physics of Materials, Engineering Mechanics, Evolutionary and Organismal Biology, Molecular biology and Genetics, New Chemistry, Theoretical Sciences, Educational Technology and Geodynamics. There are two off-campus units: Chemical Biology and Condensed Matter Theory.

Apart from training its own students through a wide spectrum of courses, the center’s Summer Research Fellowship programme hosts some of the brightest undergraduates in the country; the Educational Technology Unit produces aching aids and educational material, the centre organizes and teaches short-term courses at universities across India, and trains promising young chemists and biologists as part of the programmes of Project-Oriented-Chemical-Education (POCE) and Project-Oriented-Biological-Education (POBE).

In view of the impact and value-added by JNCASR, there is need for creating greater awareness among the potential students and researchers about this institute.

Ranking and Recognition

In the prestigious and widely acclaimed educational ranking of Indian Institutional Ranking Framework (IIRF- 2021), JNCASR at 13th Rank in IIRF Deemed University Ranking 2021.


    • Engineering & Technology
    • Chemical Engineering
    • Life Sciences
    • Biological Science
    • Physical Sciences
    • Biological Science

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