Academic Activities


Basic Training

Regular Training for Research Fellows in Co-ordination with DESK

  • Comprehensive Training in Atmospheric / Ocean Sciences
  • Sem-I  (4 months duration from August – November)
  • Sem-II (4 months duration from January – April)
  1. Implementation of M. Tech. (Atmos. and Space Sci.) programme of Pune University.
  2. Co-ordination for M. Tech., M. Sc. & B. E. project work of different universities (Pune, Cochin, Andhra, Tirupati etc.)


Areas of Training
As per requirement special advanced training on specific topics will be conducted for group of students / scientists for development of research.  

  1. General circulation, climate and climate variability
  2. Geophysical Fluid Dynamics
  3. Numerical Methods and Modelling of Atmospheric and Oceanic processes
  4. Physical Meteorology,
  5. Atmosphere-Ocean Interaction
  6. Tropical Convection
  7. Observational Techniques
  8. Computational Methods  (mathematical and statistical methods)

M.Tech. (Atmos.Sci) Programme of Pune university : 
There exist an MoU between IITM and University of Pune for implementating the M.Tech.(Atmos.Sci.) programme. IITM gives a few scholarships to students who take Projects in IITM during the second year. Recently Pune University management council approved inclusion of IITM name in the  M.Tech.result (Mark-List)  from the 19th batch of 2007-2008. 

About 12 scientists of IITM contribute in the M.Tech. teaching programme of Pune University.
M.Tech.(Atmos.Sci) Programme of Other University : Only for Project work.


Ph.D. Programmes

  • Ph. D. Admission & Follow-up with Pune University
    • Provisional admission 
    • Proposal presentation report to university
    • Admission confirmation
      • To issue eligibility certificate.
      • To determine Ph. D. fee structure.
      • To ensure submission of periodic progress reports.
  • Synopsis submission
  • Follow up for referee panel approval


External Training

Training to external organizations

  1. Contribution by IITM Scientist for teaching/deliver talks at various organization (IMD, IAT, DRDO etc.).
  2. Organization of summer and winter schools to excite young generation in the field of Atmospheric Science.
  3. Atmospheric Science popularization in the society.