Overall Coordination

Overall Coordination

Science and Astronomy Olympiads

The Science and Astronomy Olympiad programmes are overseen by a National Steering Committee (NSC), constituted by DAE, and comprised of members of each funding agency as well as eminent experts in each subject. The chairperson of the NSE is The Centre Director of HBCSE (ex officio). The national coordinators are:

Dr. Anwesh Mazumdar
National Coordinator,
Science Olympiads,
Mumbai, India

Prof. Mayank N Vahia
National Coordinator,
Astronomy Olympiads,
Mumbai, India

Mathematical Olympiad

The Mathematical Olympiad programme is overseen by the National Board for Higher Mathematics (NBHM) (http://www.nbhm.dae.gov.in/). The chairperson of the NBHM is Prof. V. Srinivas, School of Mathematics, T.I.F.R, Mumbai. The national coordinator is:

Prof. B. Sury
National Coordinator,
Mathematical Olympiad,
Statistics & Mathematics Unit,
Indian Statistical Institute,
Bengaluru, India

National Steering Committee

National Steering Committee for Science and Astronomy Olympiads as per DAE Office Memorandum No : 13/15(6)/2010/TIFR/R&D-II/ 6190 Dated April 21, 2015.
1 Prof. K. Subramaniam
Centre Director, HBCSE
Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
V.N. Purav Marg, Mankhurd Mumbai - 400088
Chair (Ex-officio)
2 Prof. Anwesh Mazumdar
Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
V.N. Purav Marg, Mankhurd Mumbai - 400088
National Coordinator
Science Olympiads
3 Prof. M. N.Vahia
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Colaba, Mumbai - 400005
National Coordinator
Astronomy Olympiads
4 Dr. Hema Achyutan
Professor and Head,
Department of Geology
Anna University, Chennai - 600025
National Coordinator
Earth Science Olympiad
5 Ms. Sangeeta
Scientific Secretary
Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences
Department of Atomic Energy
Bhabha Atomic Research Centre
Trombay, Mumbai - 400085
6 Dr. Satbir Silas Bedi
Jt. Secretary (SE)
Department of School Education and Literacy
Ministry of Human Resource Developement
Shastri Bhavan,
New Delhi - 110001
MHRD Representative
7 Dr. A. Mukhopadhyay
Inspire Program Division and SERC Division
Ministry of Science and Technology
Department of Science and Technology
Technology Bhavan, New Mehrauli Road
New Delhi - 110016
DST Representative
8 Dr. S. Seetha
Dy. Programme Director
Space Science Officer
ISRO Headquarters
Antariksh Bhavan, New BEL Road
Banglore - 560094
ISRO Representative
9 Dr. M. Sudhakar
Advisor, Ministry of Earth Sciences
Government of India, Majasagar Bhavan
Block- 12, CGO Complex
Lodhi Road, New Delhi – 110003
MoES Representative
10 Prof. Dinesh Kumar
Head, DESM
Shri Aurobindo Marg, New Delhi - 110016
NCERT Representative
11 Prof. M. L. Ogalapurkar
Chief Co-ordinator (IAPT Examinations)
IAPT Office, IIE Campus,
128/2, J.P. Naik Marg,
Kothrud, Pune - 411038
IAPT Representative
12 Dr. S. D. Samant
Department of Chemistry
Wilson College
Chowpatty Mumbai - 400007
ACT Representative
13 Dr. Sasikumar Menon
Assistant Director
Therapeutic Drug Monitoring Lab
194, Scheme VI, Road No. 15
Sion Koliwada, Sion (E), Mumbai - 400 022
ATBS Representative
14 Prof. Dipan K. Ghosh
Retd. Professor IIT Bombay
Address : 6C, Anjaneya CHS
Orchard Avenue
Powai, Mumbai - 400 076
IPA Representative
15 Shri. S. M. Khened
Nehru Science Centre
Dr. E. Moses Road, Worli
Mumbai - 400018
NCSM Representative
16 Prof. Manoj Harbola
Department Of Physics
Indian Institute of Technology
Member (Physics)
17 Prof. A. A. Natu
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER),
Department of Chemistry
Dr. Homi Bhabha Road
Pashan, Pune 411 008
Member (Chemistry)
18 Prof. P. V. Balaji
Department of Bio-sciences and Bio-engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Powai, Mumbai – 400 076
Member (Biology)
19 Prof. Ajit Kembhavi
Inter University Centre for Astronomy & Astrophysics (IUCAA),
Post Bag 4, Ganeshkhind, Pune - 411007
Member (Astronomy)
20 Prof. Savita Ladage
Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education
TIFR, V. N. Purav Marg, Mankhurd
Mumbai – 400 088
Academic Coordinator
Chemistry Cell, HBCSE