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CSIR - National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources (CSIR-NISCAIR), New Delhi

An exciting career pathway for connecting Science to the Masses

CSIR-National Institute of Science Communication And Information Resources (CSIR-NISCAIR) is the premier Institute for science and technology communication in India, established in the year 1951 as a constituent national laboratory of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India. CSIR‐NISCAIR is mandated to disseminate scientific research and development to a wide section of Indian society, inculcate scientific temper among masses and coordinate such efforts throughout the country. With a view to promote cutting edge science and technology developments and develop the pool of scientific manpower in futuristic S & T information management systems and services, CSIR‐NISCAIR offers doctoral degree and post graduate courses in Science & Technology Communication from August 2018 onwards under the Faculty of Mathematical and Information Sciences, Academy of Scientific & Innovative Research (AcSIR), established in 2010 by an Act of Parliament, "the Academy of Scientific & Innovative Research Act, 2011", vide The Gazette of India No. 15 dated February 07, 2012 and notified on April 03, 2012.

Courses

  • Ph.D. (Science & Technology Communication)
  • M.Sc. (Science & Technology Communication)

Objective

  • To create highest quality personnel with cross disciplinary knowledge aiming to provide leaders in the field of science communication.
  • Disseminate advanced knowledge in science and technology, by providing teaching and research facilities in emerging and futuristic areas of inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary areas.
  • Educate, create ambience and train manpower in science and technology teaching and learning process.
  • Promote research in science and technology having a bearing on social, economic, cultural, and intellectual, welfare of the people.
  • Establish linkages with industries in India and outside India for the promotion of science and technology.
  • Organize and undertake extramural studies, training and extension services.

Faculty Members

Name Position AcSIR Faculty Designation Email Address
Dr. Manoj Kumar Patiariya Director Outstanding Professor director@niscair.res.in
Dr. G Mahesh Sr. Principal Scientist Professor gmahesh@niscair.res.in
Dr. B.L. Garg Sr. Principal Scientist Professor blgarg@niscair.res.in
Dr. Sanjay Sen Gupta Principal Scientist Associate professor ssg@niscair.res.in
Dr. Tarakanta Jana Principal Scientist Associate professor tkj@niscair.res.in
Dr. N. Mazumdar Principal Scientist Associate professor mazumdar@niscair.res.in
Dr. Shobhna Choudhary Senior Scientist Assistant Professor shobhnachoudhary@niscair.res.in
Dr. N.K. Prasanna Scientist Assistant Professor prasanna@niscair.res.in
Dr. Charu Lata Scientist Assistant Professor charulata@niscair.res.in