• Founded in 1934 by Sir C V Raman the Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore was registered as a Society on 27 April 1934 with the main objective of promoting the progress and upholding the cause of science. The Academy began functioning with 65 Founding Fellows and the formal inauguration took place at the Indian Institute of Science.

    On the same afternoon its first general meeting of Fellows was held during which Sir C V Raman was elected President and the draft resolution of the Academy was adopted.

    In the same month of 1934, the first issue of the Academy’s earliest publication was published. The Academy from its very beginnings has taken great interest and initiative in publishing science research and today publishes 10 science journals in different disciplines, uses an online submission and review management system that’s trackable, papers are peer reviewed and published content is made available online and open access.

    The Academy’s contribution to science and society is also reflected through its policies, values and its range of activities which include:

    The Academy Fellowship Annual and Mid-Year Meetings Science Education Programmes Sponsorship of Discussion Meetings The Women in Science Panel Repository of Scientific Publications of Academy Fellows Oral History Archives Committee on Scientific Values Raman Chair Professorship Jubilee Chair Professorship Publications of the Academy Contributions to Science Policy

  • Statement on INO from the three Indian science academies

    • The Indian National Science Academy in New Delhi
    • The National Academy of Sciences, Allahabad, India
    • Indian Academy of Sciences, Bengaluru
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      The India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO) is a mega-science research project planned to be undertaken by scientists from more than 25 Indian Central and State Universities and Research Institutes. It is a purely scientific research project of fundamental significance, and one that has been supported and approved by the Government of India.

      The Science Academies of India are strongly supportive of the establishment of such an experimental facility for its intrinsic scientific value. More

  • Publications

    • Publications of the Academy

       

      Thumbnail 1Among the activities undertaken by the Academy to promote and disseminate science, Publications has occupied the pride of the place. Indeed, the first issue of the Academy’s earliest publication titled Academy Proceedings, a monthly, first appeared in July 1934, the very month that the Academy was formally founded. Publication of science journals has since remained an important activity. Today the Academy publishes 12 science journals in various disciplines. Starting 2007, ten of the Academy journals are being co-published with Springer. The Academy also publishes two online-only journals – the Indian Academy of Sciences Conference Series (first online in December 2017) and DIALOGUE: Science, Scientists, and Society (first online in January 2018). More

  • Academy News

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    • 29th Mid-year meeting

      Posted on 19 January 2018

      The 29th Mid-year meeting of the Academy will be held from 29–30 June 2018 in Infosys, Mysuru

    • DISCUSSION MEETING: HUMAN DIVERSITY AND ANCESTRY IN INDIA

      Posted on 19 June 2018

      Venue: Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bengaluru 19-21 September 2018

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    • Theory Of Evolution

      Posted on 23 January 2018

      Joint Statement by the Three Science Academies of India on the teaching of the theory of evolution
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    • Summer Research Fellowship Programme 2018

      Posted on 21 February 2018
    • FAST-SF 2018

      Posted on 23 February 2018
    • 84th Annual meeting

      Posted on 19 January 2018

      The 84th Annual meeting of the Academy will be held from 2–4 November 2018 in Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi

    • New Fellows and Honorary Fellow

      Posted on 1 January 2018

      List of Fellows and Honorary Fellow elected during 2017 (effective 2018).

    • Introducing: Summer Schools


      Posted on 24 March 2018

      Advanced Instructional School In Stochastic Processes

      Posted on 21 December 2017

      ASTROPHYSICS: An Observational View of the Universe.

      Math Art and Design: MAD about Math, Math Education and Outreach

      Math and Finance

    • ACADEMY PUBLIC LECTURE:

      Access To [All] Knowledge
      Posted on 24 May 2018

      Speaker: Carl Malamud, President and Founder of Public.Resource.Org

      Venue: CCS Seminar Hall, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru

      25 May 2018 ǀ 1600

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    • In remembrance

      Most recent entry 24 May 2018

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