Government of Maharashtra

The Institute Of Science

Royal Institute of Science
Vision and Mission
To be premier Institute, providing students with value added higher education in a dynamic environment where today’s students meet tomorrow’s opportunities.
• To strive for excellence in academic and non-academic fields in order to match global standards.
• To prepare outstanding educators, scholars and researchers and to advance education through research in Science and art of teaching and learning.
• To work towards advancement of the knowledge base through research by under taking research in basic, applied and interdisciplinary Sciences. 
• To empower students through education to make them strong, self reliant, responsible and secular human beings, professionals’ citizens, so that they chart out their own path of success and possess perfection in their endeavors.
• To foster Regional, National and Global competencies among the students. 
• To ensure that every student of Institute becomes an Achiever.

Welcome To The Institute Of Science

The Institute of Science
(Government of Maharashtra)

Re-accredited 'A' Grade by NAAC, May 2014
UGC Recognized Institute with potential for Excellence

The Institute of Science, Mumbai, formerly known as the Royal Institute of Science or R.I.S., was established in 1920. It is managed by the Government of Maharashtra and is affiliated to university of Mumbai [view UGC 2(f), 12(B) and Mumbai University affiliation certification]. In the early years, the Institute had B.Sc. courses, although the main thrust is always on post-graduate studies and research.
The Institute is located in the coveted business district, of Mumbai .  It has a botanical garden inside . The campus is green campus a rarity in  this area.   It  is at a walkable distance from main railway suburban terminals, Chatrapati Shivaji Terminus and Churchgate and thus can be easily reached from any corner of Mumbai metropolitan region.

The institute is committed towards gender equality and in each and very program there are equal ,if not more number of girl students. The Institute  offers hostel facility for girls and boys. A unique event is the  Research Scholar Meet held annually.

The institute today is a full fledged premier post-graduate center for teaching and research in science. The Institute conducts M.Sc. (By Papers), M.Sc. (By Research) and Ph.D. programmes in Biochemistry, Botany, Chemistry, Mathematics, Microbiology, Physics and Zoology. The Institute has also started multidisciplinary M.Sc. Course in Environmental Science. With an intake capacity of 544 students for M.Sc.(By Papers), 298 students for M.Sc.(By Research) and Ph.D., The Institute contributes a lion's share in teaching and research in these subjects.