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Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR) - Bangalore


Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR) is a multidisciplinary research institute situated in Jakkur, a locality north of Bangalore, India. It is relatively young yet well-known around the Globe.Our mandate is to pursue and promote world-class scientific research and training at the frontiers of science and engineering. The Centre was established in 1989 by the Department of Science and Technology of the Government of India, to mark the birth centenary of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru.

Researchers at the Centre are divided into seven units:

  • Chemistry and Physics of Materials

  • Engineering Mechanics

  • Evolutionary and Organismal Biology

  • Molecular Biology and Genetics

  • Theoretical Sciences

  • New Chemistry Unit

  • International Centre for Material Science


It provides a vibrant academic ambiance hosting more than 450 Researchers.

Branch Members

Senior Scientists

  • Satyabrata Patnaik

Post Docs

  • Arun Manna

  • Aarthi Sekaran

  • Soumik Siddhanta


  • Loukya Boddapati​

  • Shubhajit Das

  • Vini Gautam

  • Chandradhish Ghosh

  • Shashank H. J.

  • K Hima Nagamanasa

  • Lakshminarayana Reddy

  • Marapa Reddy

  • Gari Hanumanthu

  • Gangaiah Mettela

  • Avijit Saha

  • Nivedita Sikdar


  • Malleswararao Tangi

Joined ICAM in 2007

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