Established in the year 2006, IISER is one of the premier institutes which is dedicated to research and teaching in the basic sciences. Formed by the Ministry of Human Resources and Development, it was declared as the Institute of the National Importance by an Act of Parliament in the year 2012.
The institute apart from focusing on the research work of students also lays importance on scientific inquiry, problem-solving, communication skills, computational sciences, workshop practices, electronics, and instrumentation etc. The institute is nurturing both curiosity and creativity with an integrated approach to both teaching and research. Providing high-quality education and personal guidance has gained worldwide recognition for the institute.