Research Institues

Pune is home to some of India’s important research institutes. Some of the major research centres are:

Institute Name Website
National Chemical Laboratory (NCL): one of the leading chemical research establishments in India
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune (IISER, Pune)
National Insurance Academy
Inter-university Centre for Astronomy & Astrophysics (IUCCA)
National Centre for Radio Astrophysics (NCRA)
Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC)
Electronics Test and Development Centre (ETDC): under the STQC directorate, it is a leading testing and certification centre
National Institute of Virology (NIV)
National Research Centre for Grapes (NRCG)
Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics
Central Water & Power Research Station (CWPRS)
National Centre for Cell Science (NCCS)
Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI)
Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM): scientists at IITM has made significant achievements in tropical weather
National Informatics Centre (NIC)
Armament Research Development Establishment (ARDE)
High Energy Materials Research Laboratory (HEMRL)
Centre for Materials for Electronics Technology (CMET)
Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute (BORI)
National AIDS Research Centre (NARI)
Agharkar Research Institute (ARI)
Army Institute of Technology (AIT)