Govt Research Institutes In India
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List of Govt Research Institutes In India

India is home to many famous and prestigious government research institutes. The presence of research institutions in various fields in a country is directly linked to the development of the country. A research institute not only gives a firm platform to continue learning but it also offers exposure to many skills, which in the real-world, will provide a real advantage over others.

In India, there are several research institutions in many diversified fields. Each institute plays an important role in its key area.

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Central or National institutes are institutes established by the Government of India and supported by national agencies such as CSIR, ICAR, ICMR, DST, DBT, etc. Biotecnika presents you with the detailed database of government research institutes under the above mentioned national agencies.

Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), India
CSIR is one of the world’s largest publicly funded Research and Development organization. It is a premier national R&D organization that has a number of institutes under it. Below is the list of research institutions under CSIR.


  1. Advanced Materials and Processes Research Institute (AMPRI), Bhopal
  2. Central Building Research Institute (CBRI), Roorkee
  3. Centre for Cellular Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad
  4. Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI), Lucknow
  5. Central Electrochemical Research Institute (CECRI), Karaikudi
  6. Central Electronics Engineering Research Institute (CEERI), Pilani
  7. Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), Mysore
  8. Central Glass Ceramic Research Institute (CGCRI), Kolkata
  9. Central Institute of Medicinal Aromatic Plants (CIMAP), Lucknow
  10. Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research (CIMFR) Dhanbad
  11. Central Leather Research Institute (CLRI), Chennai
  12. Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute (CMERI), Durgapur
  13. Central Road Research Institute (CRRI), New Delhi
  14. Central Scientific Instruments Organisation (CSIO), Chandigarh
  15. Central Salt Marine Chemicals Research Institute (CSMCRI), Bhavnagar
  16. CSIR Fourth Paradigm Institute (4PI), Bengaluru
  17. Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (IGIB), Delhi
  18. Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology (IHBT), Palampur
  19. Indian Institute of Chemical Biology (IICB), Kolkata
  20. Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT), Hyderabad
  21. Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine (IIIM), Jammu
  22. Indian Institute of Petroleum (IIP), Dehradun
  23. Indian Institute of Toxicology Research (IITR), Lucknow
  24. Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology (IMMT), Bhubaneswar
  25. Institute of Microbial Technology (IMTECH), Chandigarh
  26. National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL), Bengaluru
  27. National Botanical Research Institute (NBRI), Lucknow
  28. National Chemical Laboratory (NCL), Pune
  29. National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI), Nagpur
  30. North – East Institute of Science and Technology (NEIST), Jorhat
  31. National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI), Hyderabad
  32. National Institute For Interdisciplinary Science and Technology (NIIST), Thiruvananthapuram
  33. National Institute of Oceanography (NIO), Goa
  34. National Institute of Science Communication And Information Resources (NISCAIR), New Delhi
  35. National Institute of Science, Technology And Development Studies (NISTADS), New Delhi
  36. National Metallurgical Laboratory (NML), Jamshedpur
  37. National Physical Laboratory (NPL), New Delhi
  38. Structural Engineering Research Centre (SERC), Chennai
  39. CSIR-UNIT: Open Source Drug Discovery (OSDD), New Delhi
  40. CSIR-UNIT: Traditional Knowledge Digital Library (TKDL), New Delhi
  41. CSIR-UNIT: Translational Research and Innovative Science Through Ayurveda (TRISUTRA), New Delhi
  42. CSIR-UNIT: Human Resource Development Centre(HRDC), Ghaziabad
  43. CSIR-UNIT: Unit for Research and Development of Information Products (URDIP), Pune
  44. CSIR Madras Complex (CMC),Chennai

Department of Biotechnology (DBT)
The Department of Biotechnology (DBT) is an Indian government department, under the Ministry of Science and Technology responsible for administrating development and commercialization in the field of modern biology and biotechnology in India.

Autonomous Institutes

  1. Center of Innovative and Applied Bioprocessing (CIAB), Mohali
  2. Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics (CDFD), Hyderabad
  3. National Institute of Animal Biotechnology (NIAB), Hyderabad
  4. National Institute of Biomedical Genomics (NIBMG), Kalyani
  5. National Centre for Cell Science (NCCS), Pune
  6. National Brain Research Centre (NBRC), Manesar
  7. Kalam Institute of Health Technology (KIHT), Visakhapatnam
  8. Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB), Thiruvananthapuram
  9. National Institute of Immunology (NII), Delhi
  10. National Institute of Plant Genome Research (NIPGR), Delhi
  11. Translational Health Science and Technology Institute (THSTI), Faridabad
  12. Institute of Life Sciences (ILS), Bhubaneswar
  13. Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development (IBSD), Imphal
  14. National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute (NABI), Mohali

Department of Science & Technology (DST)
The Department of Science & Technology is primarily entrusted with the responsibility of formulation of S&t policies and their implementation, identification, and promotion of thrust areas of research in different sectors of Science & Technology(S&T); technology information, forecasting, and assessment; international collaboration, promotion of science & society programs and coordination of S&T activities in our country.


  1. Agharkar Research Institute (ARI), Pune
  2. Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational-Sciences (ARIES), Nainital
  3. Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany (BSIP), Lucknow
  4. Bose Institute, Kolkata
  5. Centre for Nano and Soft Matter Sciences (CeNS), Bangalore
  6. Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA), Bangalore
  7. Indian Institute of Geomagnetism (IIG), Mumbai
  8. International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials, (ARCI) Hyderabad
  9. Institute of Nano Science and Technology (INST), Mohali
  10. Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS), Kolkata
  11. National Innovation Foundation, (NIF)
  12. Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR), Bangalore
  13. Raman Research Institute (RRI), Bangalore
  14. S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata
  15. Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST), Trivandrum
  16. The Institute of Advanced Study in Science & Technology (IASST), Guwahati
  17. Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC)
  18. North East Centre For Technology Application & Reach (NECTAR)
  19. Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology, Dehradun
  20. Vigyan Prasar (VP), New Delhi


The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), New Delhi, the apex body in India for the formulation, coordination and promotion of biomedical research, is one of the oldest medical research bodies in the world.

Regional Medical Research Centres

  1. ICMR-Desert Medicine Research Centre Jodhpur
  2. ICMR-Regional Medical Research Centre Port Blair
  3. ICMR-Regional Medical Research Centre Gorakhpur
  4. ICMR-Regional Medical Research Centre Dibrugarh
  5. ICMR-Regional Medical Research Centre Bhubaneswar


  1. ICMR-National JALMA Institute for Leprosy & Other Mycobacterial Diseases (NJILOMD), Agra
  2. ICMR-National Institute of Occupational Health (NIOH), Ahmedabad
  3. ICMR-National Institute of Traditional Medicine, Belagavit
  4. ICMR-National Centre for Disease Informatics and Research, Bengaluru
  5. ICMR-National Institute for Research in Environmental Health (NIREH), Bhopal
  6. ICMR-National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis (NIRT), Chennai
  7. National Centre for Disease Informatics and Research
  8. ICMR-National Institute of Epidemiology (NIE), Chennai
  9. ICMR-National Institute of Malaria Research (NIMR), Delhi
  10. ICMR-National Institute of Pathology (NIP), Delhi
  11. ICMR-National Institute of Medical Statistics (NIMS), Delhi
  12. ICMR-National Institute of Nutrition (NIN), Hyderabad
  13. ICMR-National Animal Resource Facility for Biomedical Research (NARFBR), Hyderabad
  14. ICMR-National Institute for Research in Tribal Health (NIRTH), Jabalpur
  15. ICMR-National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases (NICED), Kolkata
  16. ICMR-National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health (NIRRH), Mumbai
  17. ICMR-National Institute of Immunohematology (NIIH), Mumbai
  18. ICMR-National Institute of Cancer Prevention and Research (NICPR), Noida
  19. ICMR-Rajendra Memorial Research Institute of Medical Sciences (RMRIMS), Patna
  20. ICMR Vector Control Research Centre (VCRC), Puducherry
  21. ICMR-National Institute of Virology (NIV), Pune
  22. ICMR-National AIDS Research Institute (NARI), Pune

Centers under Institutes

  1. ICMR Regional Occupational Health Centre (Southern) – NIOH, Bengaluru
  2. ICMR Centre for Research, Management & Control of Hemoglobinopathies – NIIH, Chandrapur, Maharashtra
  3. ICMR Regional Occupational Health Centre (Eastern) – NIOH, Kolkata


Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)
The Indian Council of Agricultural Research is an autonomous body responsible for coordinating agricultural education and research in India. It reports to the Department of Agricultural Research and Education, Ministry of Agriculture.

Deemed Universities 

  1. Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi
  2. National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal
  3. Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar
  4. Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Mumbai


  1. Central Agricultural Research Institute, Port Blair
  2. Central Agricultural University, Manipur
  3. Central Arid Zone Research Institute, Jodhpur
  4. Central Avian Research Institute, Izatnagar
  5. Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute, Barrackpore
  6. Central Institute Brackishwater Aquaculture, Chennai
  7. Central Institute for Research on Buffaloes, Hissar
  8. Central Institute for Research on Goats, Makhdoom
  9. Central Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Bhopal
  10. Central Institute of Arid Horticulture, Bikaner
  11. Central Institute of Cotton Research, Nagpur
  12. Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Cochin
  13. Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture, Bhubneshwar
  14. Central Institute of Research on Cotton Technology, Mumbai
  15. Central Institute of Sub Tropical Horticulture, Lucknow
  16. Central Institute of Temperate Horticulture, Srinagar
  17. Central Institute on Postharvest Engineering and Technology, Ludhiana
  18. Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi
  19. Central Plantation Crops Research Institute, Kasaragod
  20. Central Potato Research Institute, Shimla
  21. Central Research Institute for Jute and Allied Fibres, Barrackpore
  22. Central Research Institute of Dryland Agriculture, Hyderabad
  23. Central Sheep and Wool Research Institute, Avikanagar, Rajasthan
  24. Central Soil and Water Conservation Research & Training Institute, Dehradun
  25. Central Soil Salinity Research Institute, Karnal
  26. Central Tobacco Research Institute, Rajahmundry
  27. Central Tuber Crops Research Institute, Trivandrum
  28. ICAR Research Complex for Eastern Region including Centre of Makhana, Patna
  29. ICAR Research Complex for NEH Region, Barapani
  30. Central Coastal Agricultural Research Institute, Goa
  31. Indian Agricultural Statistical Research Institute, New Delhi
  32. Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute, Jhansi
  33. Indian Institute of Agricultural Biotechnology, Ranchi
  34. Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bangalore
  35. Indian Institute of Natural Resins and Gums, Ranchi
  36. Indian Institute of Pulses Research, Kanpur
  37. Indian Institute of Soil Sciences, Bhopal
  38. Indian Institute of Spices Research, Calicut
  39. Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research, Lucknow
  40. Indian Institute of Vegetable Research, Varanasi
  41. National Academy of Agricultural Research & Management, Hyderabad
  42. National Biotic Stress Management Institute, Raipur
  43. National Institute of Abiotic Stress Management, Malegaon, Maharashtra
  44. National Institute of Animal Nutrition and Physiology, Bengaluru
  45. National Rice Research Institute, Cuttack
  46. National Institute of Research on Jute & Allied Fibre Technology, Kolkata
  47. Sugarcane Breeding Institute, Coimbatore
  48. ICAR-Vivekananda Parvatiya Krishi Anusandhan Sansthan, Almora
  49. ICAR-Central Institute for Research on Cattle, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh
  50. ICAR-National Institute of High-Security Animal Diseases, Bhopal
  51. ICAR-Indian Institute of Maize Research, New Delhi
  52. ICAR- Central Agroforestry Research Institute, Jhansi
  53. ICAR-National Institute of Agricultural Economics and Policy Research, New Delhi
  54. ICAR- Indian Institute of Wheat and Barley Research, Karnal
  55. ICAR- Indian Institute of Farming Systems Research, Modipuram
  56. ICAR- Indian Institute of Millets Research, Hyderabad
  57. ICAR- Indian Institute of Oilseeds Research, Hyderabad
  58. ICAR- Indian Institute of Oil Palm Research, Pedavegi, West Godawari
  59. ICAR- Indian Institute of Water Management, Bhubaneshwar
  60. ICAR-Indian Institute of Rice Research, Hyderabad
  61. ICAR- Central Institute for Women in Agriculture, Bhubaneshwar
  62. ICAR-Central Citrus Research Institute, Nagpur
  63. ICAR-Indian Institute of Seed Research, Mau
  64. ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, Jharkhand

State Universities

  1. Acharya NG Ranga Agricultural University, Guntur
  2. Dr. YSRHU (APHU), Venkataramannagudem
  3. Sri Venkateswara Veterinary University, Tirupati
  4. Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat
  5. Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour, Bhagalpur
  6. Bihar Animal Sciences University, Patna
  7. Indira Gandhi Krishi Viswa Vidhyalaya, Raipur
  8. Chhattisgarh Kamdhenu Visvavidyalaya, Durg
  9. Sardar Krushinagar Dantiwada Agricultural University, Dantiwada
  10. Anand Agricultural University, Anand
  11. Navsari Agricultural University, Navsari
  12. Junagarh Agricultural University, Junagarh
  13. Kamdhenu University, Gandhinagar
  14. Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar
  15. Lala Lajpat Rai University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Hisar
  16. Haryana State University of Horticultural Sciences, Karnal 
  17. Ch. Sarwan Kumar Himachal Pradesh Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Palampur
  18. Dr. Yashwant Singh Parmar University of Horticulture & Forestry, Solan
  19. Birsa Agricultural University, Ranchi
  20. Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Science & Technology, Srinagar
  21. Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Science & Technology, Jammu
  22. University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore
  23. Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Sciences University, Bidar
  24. University of Agricultural Sciences, Raichur
  25. University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad
  26. University of Horticulture Science, Bagalkot
  27. University of Agriculture & Horticulture Sciences, Shimoga
  28. Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur
  29. Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies, Panangad, Kochi
  30. Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Pookode, Wayanad, Kerala
  31. Rajmata Vijayaraje Scindia Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya, Gwalior
  32. Nanaji Deshmukh Pashu ChikitsaVisvaVidyalaya, Jabalpur
  33. Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Viswa Vidyalaya, Jabalpur
  34. Dr. Babasaheb Sawant Kokan Krishi Vidyapeeth, Dapoli
  35. Maharastra Animal & Fisheries. Sciences University, Nagpur
  36. Vasantrao Naik Marathwada Krishi Vidyapeeth, Parbhani
  37. Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri
  38. Dr. Punjabrao Deshmukh KrishiViswaVidyalaya, Akola
  39. Orissa University of Agricultural & Technology, Bhubaneswar
  40. Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana
  41. Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana
  42. Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture & Technology, Udaipur
  43. Swami Keshwanand Rajasthan Agricultural University, Bikaner
  44. Rajasthan University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Bikaner
  45. SKN Agriculture University, Jobner
  46. Agriculture University, Kota
  47. Agriculture University, Jodhpur
  48. Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore
  49. Tamil Nadu Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, Chennai
  50. Tamil Nadu Fisheries University, Nagapattinam
  51. Sri Konda Laxman Telangana State Horticultural University, Hyderabad
  52. Sri PV Narsimha Rao Telangana Veterinary University, Hyderabad
  53. Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University, Hyderabad
  54. G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar
  55. VCSG Uttarakhand University of Horticulture & Forestry, Bharsar
  56. Chandra Shekhar Azad University of Agricultural & Technology, Kanpur
  57. Narendra Deva University of Agriculture & Technology, Faizabad
  58. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture & Technology, Meerut
  59. U.P. Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Pashu Chikitsa VigyanVishwaVidhyalaya Evam Go Anusandhan Sansthan, Mathura
  60. Banda University of Agricultural and Technology, Banda
  61. Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Technology & Sciences, Allahabad
  62. Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswa Vidhyalaya, Mohanpur
  63. West Bengal University of Animal & Fishery Sciences, Kolkata
  64. Uttar Banga Krishi Viswavidhyalaya, Cooch Behar

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