HRI       An Aided Institute of the Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India

Harish-Chandra Research Institute

The Harish-Chandra Research Institute (HRI) is a premier institution dedicated to research in Mathematics and Theoretical Physics.

The areas of focus in Mathematics are Algebra, Analysis, Geometry, and Number Theory. In Physics the areas are Astrophysics, Condensed Matter, Particle Physics, Quantum Information, and String Theory. The institute runs a Ph.D programme in both Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, and has recently started an M.Sc. programme in Physics. The institute also has a visiting students' programme for bachelors and masters students; and actively runs various outreach programmes.

In the past two decades HRI has had significant impact in both research and education in Mathematics and Theoretical Physics. Awards conferred on faculty members include one Dirac Medal, five Bhatnagar Awards and one Padma Bhushan. Around fifty alumni of the institute hold faculty positions in premier scientific institutions in the country.

Admission in Physics

HRI conducts an M.Sc and a Ph.D. programme in physics. The Ph.D. programme is open to students with an M.Sc. degree in physics, while the M.Sc. programme is open to students with a Bachelor's degree in science or engineering.

Selection process for Admissions 2024 is open now. For details of the selection process for admission to the Physics M.Sc. and Ph.D.programs, Click here > >

Admission in Mathematics

HRI conducts a regular Ph.D. program in mathematics, in collaboration with the Homi Bhaba National Institute (HBNI). The program is open to students with a M.Sc. degree in mathematics.

Selection process for Admissions 2024 is open now. The list of eligible candidates through NBHM window will be uploaded as soon as we get it. For details of the selection process for admission to the Mathematics Ph.D.programs, Click here > >

News

  • Results of PhD and IPhD Entrance Examinations (Physics) held on 10, 11 May 2024: Click here
  • List of selected Candidates for Ph.D. (Mathematics): Click here
  • List of Candidates for M.Sc and Ph.D. Entrance Examinations (Physics) 2024: Click here
  • Result for the post of Registrar, Harish-Chandra Research Institute (HRI), Prayagraj: Click here
  • Math PDF Selections Feb 2024 at HRI. For the result: Click here
  • A Paper by Sudip Chakraborty, Tisita Das et. al. published in Nature Materials: Click here
  • The post of Director, Harish-Chandra Research Institute has been re-advertised: Click here
  • The recipient of the G.D. Birla Award, Prof. Aditi Sen De was felicitated by Honorable MLA and former Health Minister, UP, Shri Sidharth Nath Singh on Feb 22, 2024: Click here
  • Prof. Aditi Sen De is the recipient of the G. D. Birla Award for year 2023:
  • Prof. Punita Batra has been elected a Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, India:
  • Dr. Sudip Chakraborty receives DST Solar Challenge Award from Department of Science and Technology: Click here
  • Dr. Sudip Chakraborty has been appointed as Editorial Advisory Board member of Energy Advances, a journal of Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), U.K.: Click here
  • Prof. Aditi Sen De has been elected Fellow of the Indian National Science Academy (INSA) from Jan 2023:
  • HRI Talent Search Exam Result-2023: Click here

Upcoming Seminars/Colloquia

  • 22-05-2024, Strings Seminar (03:00 PM, String Area Seminar Room) On Superconformal approach to N=4 supergravity by Prof. Bindusar Sahoo, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram, Thiruvananthapuram,
  • 22-05-2024, Strings Seminar (04:00 PM, String Area Seminar Room) On N=2 conformal supergravity in five dimensions by Soumya Adhikari, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram, Thiruvananthapuram,

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