Tata Institute of Fundamental Research: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#801 of 14,131 In the World
#159 of 5,830 In Asia
#9 of 876 In India
#2 of 53 In Maharashtra
#2 of 12 In Mumbai
#35 of 1,004 For Theoretical Physics
Top50% For 23 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
2%
Enrollment
125
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
tifr.res.in

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate2%
Admissions RequirementsYes, based on entrance examinations
Enrollment125
Full time employee250

Publications & Citations

Publications
18,882
Citations
591,843

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research majors

by publication & citation count

Physics
11,656 / 409,809
Engineering
3,059 / 53,974
Chemistry
3,013 / 52,052
Quantum and Particle physics
2,851 / 183,494
Astrophysics and Astronomy
2,743 / 103,661
Materials Science
2,314 / 32,856
Condensed Matter Physics
2,030 / 40,195
Nuclear Physics
1,572 / 80,434
Atomic and Molecular physics
1,398 / 22,012
Biology
1,266 / 41,749
Theoretical Physics
1,144 / 42,831
Computer Science
658 / 17,648
Optical Engineering
528 / 10,182
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
367 / 16,192
Mathematics
334 / 3,736
Biochemistry
304 / 7,101
Medicine
282 / 15,614
Biophysics
279 / 3,776
Environmental Science
245 / 13,122
Demography
244 / 13,897
Genetics
163 / 5,161
Nanotechnology
161 / 7,656
Inorganic Chemistry
158 / 5,775
Psychology
157 / 7,844
Chemical Engineering
153 / 3,720
Applied Mathematics
139 / 1,355
Neuroscience
129 / 7,798
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
101 / 2,249
Molecular Biology
97 / 2,436
Computer Networking
96 / 1,709
Bioinformatics and Computational biology
94 / 719
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
94 / 1,196
Blockchain and Cryptography
74 / 1,144
Radiochemistry
68 / 1,214
Physical chemistry
62 / 908
Anatomy and Physiology
61 / 3,325
Geology
60 / 2,459
Computational Chemistry
58 / 1,507
Electronic Engineering
57 / 994
Electrical Engineering
56 / 1,788

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 236 2853
1992 250 2981
1993 276 2978
1994 251 3006
1995 312 3743
1996 362 4293
1997 326 4734
1998 343 4782
1999 376 5704
2000 466 6475
2001 405 8057
2002 474 9393
2003 391 10723
2004 435 11934
2005 510 12877
2006 479 14418
2007 523 16480
2008 601 18526
2009 622 22290
2010 646 23384
2011 620 27063
2012 669 29089
2013 759 31867
2014 788 31678
2015 844 35105
2016 925 36851
2017 950 39725
2018 984 49658
2019 1082 50734
2020 1036 55718
2021 929 53964

Tuition

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities
Business | Politics | Social Sciences
Languages | Culture | Linguistics
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine
Engineering | IT
Maths | Natural Sciences +

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research alumni

  1. Ashok Khemka

    Ashok Khemka
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    civil servant
    Biography

    Ashok Khemka is an Indian civil service bureaucrat. He is an Indian Administrative Service officer of 1991 batch. He is best known for cancelling the mutation of Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra's illegal land deal in Gurgaon. As of October 2021, he has been transferred 54 times in 29 years by state governments after he exposed corruption in the departments he was posted in. He is a whistleblower of several scams that took place under Bhupinder Hooda's regime, including the Robert Vadra DLF land grab scam, Sonepat-Kharkhoda IMT land scam case and Garhi Sampla Uddar Gagan land scam. Ashok Khemka is Haryana's second-most transferred bureaucrat, after another retired IAS officer Pradeep Kasni, who had been transferred 71 times in 35 years.

  2. Atul Gurtu

    Atul Gurtu
    Born in
    Pakistan Flag Pakistan
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    physicist
    Biography

    Atul Gurtu is a high energy physicist in India. He joined the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai, in 1971, and retired in 2011 as a senior professor, after a career spanning four decades in particle physics research.

  3. Thanu Padmanabhan

    Thanu Padmanabhan
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1957-2021 (aged 64)
    Enrolled in Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
    1979-1992 graduated with Doctor of Philosophy
    Occupations
    physicistastronomeruniversity teacher
    Biography

    Thanu Padmanabhan was an Indian theoretical physicist and cosmologist whose research spanned a wide variety of topics in gravitation, structure formation in the universe and quantum gravity. He published nearly 300 papers and reviews in international journals and ten books in these areas. He made several contributions related to the analysis and modelling of dark energy in the universe and the interpretation of gravity as an emergent phenomenon. He was a Distinguished Professor at the Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA) at Pune, India.

  4. K. VijayRaghavan

    K. VijayRaghavan
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    biologistgeneticistresearcher
    Biography

    Dr. Krishnaswamy VijayRaghavan FRS is an emeritus professor and former director of the National Centre for Biological Sciences. On 26 March 2018, the Government of India appointed him as the principal scientific adviser to succeed Dr. R Chidamabaram. His term as Principal Scientific Adviser ended on April 2, 2022. In 2012, he was elected a fellow of The Royal Society and in April 2014 he was elected as a foreign associate of the US National Academy of Sciences. He was conferred the Padma Shri on 26 January 2013 and is also a recipient of the Infosys Prize in the life sciences category in 2009.

General info

Alternative names TIFR
Founded 1945
Accreditation University Grants Commission
Academic structure School of Natural Sciences
School of Mathematics
School of Technology and Computer Science
Affiliations and memberships Department of Atomic Energy

Location and Contacts

Address Homi Bhabha Road, Navy Nagar, Colaba
Mumbai, Maharashtra, 400 005
India
City population 15,414,000
Phone +91 (22) 2278 2000
Fax +91 (22) 2280 4610

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