108th Indian Science Congress 2021 to be held at Symbiosis International University Campus, Lavale

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Pune, March 12, 2020 : Symbiosis International University has been chosen to host the 108 Indian Science Congress which will be held from 3rd to 7th January 2021 at Symbiosis International University Campus nestled on a beautiful 400 acres campus in the rural area of Mulshi Taluka, Maharashtra, India. 

The theme for 108 ISC 2021 is  ‘Science and Technology for Sustainable Development with Women Empowerment’. 

The Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) established in 1914 owes its origin to the foresight and initiative of two British Scientists. The main objective of this association is to advance and promote the cause of science in India and to inculcate scientific temper among people. The ISCA organizes Annual Science Congress from 3rd to 7th January every year. Hon’ble Prime Minister of India will be inaugurating and gracing the occasion as the Chief Guest.

About academic proceedings:

14 sections:

Section 1: Agricultural and Forestry Sciences

Section 2: Animal, Veterinary and Fishery Sciences

Section 3: Anthropological and Behavioural Sciences

Section 4: Chemical Sciences

Section 5: Earth System Sciences

Section 6: Engineering Sciences

Section 7: Environmental Sciences

Section 8: Information and Communication Sciences and Technology (including computer Sciences)

Section 9: Material Sciences

Section 10: Mathematical Sciences (including statistics)

Section 11: Medical Sciences (including Physiology)

Section 12: New Biology (including Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

Section 13: Physical Sciences

Section 14: Plant Sciences

3 important Congresses:

  1. Children Science Congress
  2. Women Science Congress
  3. Science Communicators


  • Exhibition including pavilions of International organisations, Embassies, Central and State Government
  • Paper presentations
  • Scientific meetings
  • Wellness sessions
  • Industry meets / innovation models
  • Cultural evenings etc….

Audience attending comprises of scientists, researchers, teachers and students, Nobel Laureates and luminaries from across India and abroad including common citizens deeply interested in understanding and interpreting the impact of science on our day to day lives.

Symbiosis is an educational institution established in 1971 by Dr. S. B. Mujumdar to promote international understanding through quality education. Set up to offer a home away from home for primarily Afro-Asian students, Symbiosis today comprises of 70 institutions with 40,000 students from 85 countries and all states of India.

Coincidentally, Symbiosis celebrates its golden jubilee this year (Jan 2020 – Jan 2021). To host the 108th Indian Science Congress during this golden jubilee year is indeed a huge honour.

This 108 Indian Science Congress will be a collaborative effort by involving every stakeholder across India and worldwide and will showcase innovate science models and practices undertaken worldwide especially in India and at the State of Maharashtra. The Government of India and State of Maharashtra has shown very strong support to host this prestigious Congress.