Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Tirupati

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Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Tirupati
IISER Tirupati logo.png
MottoCreating Infinite possibilities
Type
Established2015
Location, ,
13°39′31″N 79°29′14″E / 13.65863°N 79.48725°E / 13.65863; 79.48725
CampusMain – Spread over 250 acres (1.0 km2) in Srinivasapuram mandal near Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, Temporary - Sree Rama Educational society, Tirupati
AcronymIISER Tirupati
Websitewww.iisertirupati.ac.in

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Tirupati commonly referred as IISER Tirupati, is a public research and education institute in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India. It is being established by the Ministry of Human Resource Development this year, in order to promote Higher Scientific Learning and Research as well as Scientific Exploration at the Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels of education and to create Scientists and Academicians of the highest quality. IISERs are destined to become Science Institutions of the highest caliber and reach the prestigious position and global setting that IISc, IITs and IIMs currently enjoy.

IISER Tirupati is recognized an Institute of National Importance by the Government of India. This new institute will start functioning from the 2015 academic year in the month of August. IISER Pune will mentor this institute till a new director is appointed.[1]

History[edit]

The institute was allocated to state of Andhra Pradesh as part of AP bifurcation bill.[2] The foundation stone of IISER Tirupati was laid on 28 March 2015 by the Union human resources minister, Smriti Irani.[3]

Initially the institute would start its working from a transit campus in Sree Rama Educational society, Tirupati. Andhra Pradesh government has allocated the land of over 250 acres for the permanent campus which is slated to be completed by next 4 years.

Academic programs[edit]

  • IISER Tirupati is initially offering Integrated Master's level (B.S.-M.S.): Admission to this program is after 10+2 years of school training and is currently done in co-ordination with the other IISERs through a Joint Admission Programme.
A panorama of the campus

Facilities[edit]

It has laboratories equipped with world class instruments and the class rooms are also properly equipped with projectors. The faculty consists of teachers who are presently associated with research works so that they can provide the students with proper insight into the world of science. The institute hosts Science Colloquiums which introduce the students to variety of people and famous scientists which inspires them.

The building hosts a mess for dining facility. The boys and girls hostel is itself in the same building. The building has a gym with high end work out equipment. There is a TV room, a library with a variety of books, a computer room, a basketball court, cricket ground, football ground and a badminton court also.

Clubs[edit]

The college apart from its academics has different clubs looking into different matters. The clubs are usually led by teachers and the tasks are undertaken by students. The different clubs are - Prakruthi club, Creative Filming club, Movie club, Sports club, Shemushi or the quiz club, Bio-wissen club, Math club, Literary club and Science club.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Smriti Irani lays foundation stone for IISER Tirupati".
  2. ^ "IIT, CU and IISER to be established in Tirupati - ANDHRA PRADESH - The Hindu". thehindu.com. Retrieved 2016-11-11.
  3. ^ "Smriti Lays Stone for IIT, IISER, IIIT near Tirupati- The New Indian Express". newindianexpress.com. Retrieved 2016-11-11.