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.


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


  • 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.

AcSIR Coordinator

Dr. B.L. Garg

Phone: 9818043476


Faculty Members

Name Position AcSIR Faculty Designation Email Address
Dr. Manoj Kumar Patiariya Director Outstanding Professor
Dr. G Mahesh Sr. Principal Scientist Professor
Dr. B.L. Garg Sr. Principal Scientist Professor
Dr. Sanjay Sen Gupta Principal Scientist Associate professor
Dr. Tarakanta Jana Principal Scientist Associate professor
Dr. N. Mazumdar Principal Scientist Associate professor
Dr. Shobhna Choudhary Senior Scientist Assistant Professor
Dr. N.K. Prasanna Scientist Assistant Professor
Dr. Charu Lata Scientist Assistant Professor