• 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 FellowshipAnnual and Mid-Year MeetingsScience Education ProgrammesSponsorship of Discussion MeetingsThe Women in Science PanelRepository of Scientific Publications of Academy FellowsOral History ArchivesCommittee on Scientific ValuesRaman Chair ProfessorshipJubilee Chair ProfessorshipPublications of the AcademyContributions to Science Policy

  • 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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    • 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

      Animal Sex Determination by Genes, Chromosomes and Environment

      Posted on 12th March 2018

      SPEAKER: Prof. Jennifer A Marshal Graves

      VENUE: Faculty Hall, Indian Institute of Science

      13 March 2018 ǀ 1600
      Event poster

    • Introducing: Summer Schools

      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

    • Summer Research Fellowship Programme 2018

      Posted on 21 February 2018
    • FAST-SF 2018

      Posted on 23 February 2018
    • Interaction Meeting on Women In Science

      Posted on 12 March 2018

      Meeting will be on March 13, 2018
      in Multimedia Room, Physics Department, IISc

    • 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

    • 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).

    • Upcoming Refresher Courses

      02 to 14 May, 2018
      Ramanujan Institute for Advanced Study in Mathematics, University of Madras

      11 to 25 June, 2018
      Dayanand Science College, Latur (M.S.)

      Experimental Physics
      14 to 29 June, 2018
      Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi

    • In remembrance

      Most recent entry 8 January 2018

      The Academy regrets to report the passing of:

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