To contribute to India and the World through excellence in social sciences, scientific and technical education and research; to serve as a valuable resource for academic, universities and society; and remain a source of pride for all Indians.


To generate new knowledge by engaging in cutting-edge research and to promote academic growth To identify, based on an informed perception of Indian, regional and global needs, areas of specialization upon which the Organization can concentrate.


  • Academic integrity and accountability.
  • Respect and tolerance for the views of every individual.
  • Attention to issues of national relevance as well as of global concern.
  • Breadth of understanding, including knowledge of the Social sciences.
  • Appreciation of intellectual excellence and creativity.
  • An Excellent spirit of exploration, rationality and enterprise.