Publications of the Indian Academy of Sciences

In addition to the ten scientific journals that are brought out by the Academy, there are a number of books and reports that we publish each year.

The IASc newsletter Patrika comes out twice a year, and is a record of all the major activities, events and initiatives of the Academy.

Special Publications and Reports

A number of Special Publications have been brought out over the years. These can be purchased from the Academy- please see a full list here.

Our Annual Reports since 2000-2001 are freely downloadable.

We have also brought out the following reports that can be downloaded freely:

Current Trends in Science - Platinum Jubilee special publication 2010 Table of Contents
The GM Crops debate - Presentation at brainstorming meeting of 1 June 2010 2010 PDF
The GM Crops debate - Updated report by the Academies 2010 PDF
Report on brainstorming session on science academies' initiative on post-school science education 2009 PDF
Position paper on restructuring post-school science teaching programmes 2008 PDF
Recommendations to Planning Commission on higher education in science 2006 PDF
Decadal vision document - Towards Ayurvedic Biology 2006 PDF
Dragonflies and Damselflies of Peninsular India - a field guide 2005 HTML
Report of Academy committee on scientific value 2005 PDF
Decadal vision document - Astronomy & Astrophysics 2004 PDF
Report on university education in science 1994 HTML
  • Publication News

    • Change in email domain name

      Posted on 26 August 2016

      The domain part of the email address of all email addresses used by the office of Indian Academy of Sciences, including those of the staff, the journals, various programmes, and Current Science, has changed from '' (or '') to ''. Thus, for example, the address (or has changed to (without the string 'academy'). Please take note of this change.

    • Forthcoming: Proceedings of the "Unification and Cosmology after Higgs Discovery and BICEP2"

      Pramana | Posted on July 21, 2015

      Guest Editors: Charanjit S Aulakh, Kuldeep Kumar and Urjit Yajnik

    • Forthcoming: Theme issue on "Higgs"

      Pramana | Posted on July 21, 2015

      Guest Editor: Debajyoti Choudhury

    • Proceedings of the International Workshop/Conference on Computational Condensed Matter Physics and Materials Science (IWCCMP-2015)

      Pramana | Posted on November 27, 2015

      Guest Editor: Anurag Srivastava, C. S. Praveen and H. S. Tewari

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