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 www.ncl-india.org
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune (IISER, Pune) www.iiserpune.ac.in
National Insurance Academy http://www.niapune.org.in
Inter-university Centre for Astronomy & Astrophysics (IUCCA) www.iucaa.ernet.in
National Centre for Radio Astrophysics (NCRA) www.ncra.tifr.res.in
Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) www.cdac.in
Electronics Test and Development Centre (ETDC): under the STQC directorate, it is a leading testing and certification centre www.stqc.gov.in
National Institute of Virology (NIV) www.niv.co.in
National Research Centre for Grapes (NRCG) www.nrcgrapes.nic.in
Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics www.gipe.ac.in
Central Water & Power Research Station (CWPRS) www.cwprs.gov.in
National Centre for Cell Science (NCCS) www.nccs.res.in
Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) https://www.araiindia.com/
Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM): scientists at IITM has made significant achievements in tropical weather www.tropmet.res.in
National Informatics Centre (NIC) www.nic.in
Armament Research Development Establishment (ARDE) drdo.gov.in/drdo/labs/ARDE/English/index.jsp?pg=homebody.jsp
High Energy Materials Research Laboratory (HEMRL) drdo.gov.in/drdo/labs/HEMRL/English/index.jsp?pg=homebody.jsp
Centre for Materials for Electronics Technology (CMET) www.cmet.gov.in
Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute (BORI) www.bori.ac.in
National AIDS Research Centre (NARI) www.nari-icmr.res.in
Agharkar Research Institute (ARI) www.aripune.org
Army Institute of Technology (AIT) www.aitpune.com