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List of Important Research Institutes In India

A country’s economy and growth depends on its various institutes and research centres where all the indigenous development is made possible. Large number of institutes and research centers are created to make economically, agriculturally and in defence sector more strong.

Today India is on the top rank around the world in the space research technology and it is become possible for our dedication in the space field.

Dear aspirants, in this post I have enlisted the top research institutes in India and of course their locations / Headquarters with establishment time are important for your upcoming government job examinations like IAS, SSC, Railway and Banking.

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NO. Name of Research Centres Location/HQ Established
1 Indian Agriculture Research Institute New delhi 1st April 1905
2 Central Potato Research Institute Shimla 1st April, 1935
3 Indian Lac Research Institute Ranchi 1924
4 Central Mining Research Institute Dhanbad  —
5 Central Rice Research Institute Cuttack 23 April 1946
6 Central Tobacco Research Institute Rajamundry
7 National Dairy Research Institute Karnal (Haryana) 1923
8 Central Sugarcane Research Institute Coimbatore 1952
9 Central Road Research Institute New delhi 1952
10 Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research Dhanbad
11 National sugar Research Institute Kanpur 1936
12 Central Leather Research Institute Chennai 1948
13 Central Drug Research Institute Lucknow 1951
14 Central Salt and Marine Chemical Research Institute Bhavnagar 10 April 1954
15 Textile Research Institute Ahmadabad 11 February 1961
16 National Geophysical Research Institute Hyderabad 1961
17 Indian Meteorological Observatory Pune & Delhi 1875
18 Archaeological Survey of India Kolkata 1861
19 All Indian Institute of Medical Science New Delhi 1956
20 Indian Institute of Petroleum Dehradun 1960
21 Raman Research Institute Bangalore 1948
22 Central Jute Technological Research Institute Kolkata 1953
23 National Aeronautical Laboratory Bangalore 1959
24 Central Building Research Institute Roorkee 1947
25 Central Scientific Industrial Organisation Chandigarh 26 Sept 1942
26 Central Coconut Research Institute Kasergod, Kerala 1948
27 National Institute of Oceanography Panaji January 1, 1966
28 Tata Institute of Fundamental Research Mumbai 1 June 1945
29 High Altitude Research Laboratory Gulmarg 1963
30 Central Electro–Chemical Research Institute Karaikudi (Tamil Nadu) 1953
31 Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology Hyderabad 1977
32 National Botanical Research Institute Lucknow  —
33 Indian Institute of Chemical Biology Kolkata 1935
34  Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre Thiruvananthapuram Nov 21, 1963
35 Central Food Technological Research Institute Mysore 21 October 1950
36 Industrial Toxicology Research Centre Lucknow 1965
37 Uranium Corporation of India Jadugoda 1967
38 Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute Kolkata 1950
38 National environmental engineering research institute Nagpur 1958
40 Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute Durgapur Feb 26, 1958
41 National Institute of Communicable Diseases Delhi 1909
42 National Institute of Virology Pune 1952

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