Animal House


Prof. Siddhartha S Jana


Internal users:

Rs. 300/- per cage per week 

(maximum of 5 mice)


External users:

Rs. 500/- per cage per week 

(maximum of 5 mice)



Rs. 1500/- per cage per week

 (maximum of 5 mice)


Each of the user should have the approval for their proposal from the Institutional Ethics Committee and pay for procuring mice from registered/authorized agency before using the facility.


Location: IACS animal house, main building.

Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscope (FESEM) for Soft Matter


Prof. Nikhil R Jana


Rs. 500/- per 1.5 hour session for internal users

Rs. 3000/- per 1.5 hour session for external users

Rs. 6000/- per 1.5 hour session for industry

Location: Room no. 25 (Ground floor, main building)


High Performance Computing Cluster


Prof. Indra Dasgupta

Prof. Ankan Paul


Educational Institute:

For faculty group users –

Rs. 30000/- per year for 4 nodes

Rs. 15000/- per year for 2 nodes


Rs. 700/- minimum charge for each job

Rs. 700/- charge for 24 core job / 3 days

Rs. 1700/- charge for 24 core job / 7 days



Rs. 1000/- minimum charge for each job

Rs. 1000/- charge for 24 core job / 3 days

Rs. 2500/- charge for 24 core job / 7 days

Location: Aneesur Rahman Center for High Performance Computing at IACS.


Liquid Chromatography – Mass Spectrometry


Prof. Tapas Chakraborty


Per sample charges:

For only LC separation –  

Institute: Rs. 400/-

Industry: Rs. 1500/-


For LC-MS – 

Institute: Rs. 700/-

Industry: Rs. 2500/-


For LC-MS + Compound formula + Database structure search –

Institute: Rs. 1200/-

Industry: Rs. 3000/-

Location: Room no. 20 (Ground floor, main building)

Advanced Polymer Chromatography


Prof. Suhrit Ghosh


Internal users: Rs. 100/- per sample

External users: Rs. 250/- per sample

Industry: Rs. 500/- per sample


Location: Old Raychaudhuri Hall (Second floor, main building).

Mossbauer Spectroscopy


Prof. Tapan Kanti Paine


Yet to be installed.


Ultrafast Transient Absorption Spectroscopy


Prof. Amitava Patra


Internal users: Rs. 1000/- per sample

External users: Rs. 2000/- per sample

Industry: Rs. 5000/- per sample


Location: Room no. 86 (First floor, main building)


Time-of-Flight Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry

For detailed information see: TOF-SIMS @ TRC IACS


Prof. Tapas Chakraborty


Per sample charges:

For Mass profile –

University: Rs. 500/-

National Lab/R&D’s: Rs. 700/-

Industry: Rs. 1000/-


For 2D Images –

University: Rs. 700/-

National Lab/R&D’s: Rs. 1000/-

Industry: Rs. 2000/-


For 3D Depth Profile –

University: Rs. 1000/-

National Lab/R&D’s: Rs. 2000/-

Industry: Rs. 4000/-


Euro 100 will be charged for foreign samples with their 3D profiling, 2D images and mass spectral analysis.


Location: Room no. 12 (Ground floor, main building)

Nucleic Acid Synthesizer


Prof. Surajit Sinha


We have the ability to synthesize custom and modified DNA sequences (~20-25 mer) at a competitive price.


We will not supply any reagents for making DNA/RNA.


Charges per DNA/RNA (upto 25-30 mer)

Internal users: Rs. 500/-

External users: Rs. 1000/-

Industry: Rs. 2000/-


Location: Room no. 105A, Oligo Synthesis Lab (First floor, main building)


Multiphoton Confocal Laser Scanning Spectroscopy


Prof. Siddhartha S Jana


lnternal users:  

Confocal/hour – Rs. 150/- 

2 photon/hour – Rs. 150/-

Super resolution/hour – Rs. 150/-


External users: 

Confocal/hour – Rs. 500/- 

2 photon/hour – Rs. 600/-

Super resolution/hour – Rs. 1000/-



Confocal/hour – Rs. 1000/- 

2 photon/hour – Rs. 1200/-

Super resolution/hour – Rs. 2500/-


Location: Room no. 14 (First floor, biological chemistry building)

Electro-spinning Machine


Dr. Shinto Varghese


Location: Room no. 60 (First floor, main building)


Physical Property Measurement System (PPMS)


Dr. Devajyoti Mukherjee

Prof. Sugata Ray


Measurement Options: Magnetization, resistivity, specific heat.

The maximum booking time is 48 hours except for heat capacity measurements where the booking time can be a maximum of 72 hours.


Contact email for sending requisition for measurement:


Charges per day:

Internal users: Rs. 1000/-

External users: Rs. 3000/-

Industry: Rs. 5000/-


Location: Room no. 15 (Ground floor, main building)

Electron beam lithography system (EBL)

Prof. Somobrata Acharya

A part of the EBL system is installed, remaining parts of the system are in the process of installation. 

Face mask filtration efficiency measurement system

1. The filtration efficiency of a particular face mask can guide the user about the prevention of the COVID-19 virus through airborne transmission. We can characterize the face mask and clothes efficacy for both aerosol transmission and droplet transmission using indigenously developed measurement set-up.

(a) Laser-based droplet measurement system for particle size ≥ 10 μm

(b) Aerosol particle measurement system for particle size ranging from 100 nm to 10 μm

2. Face mask fit test: A fit test certifies the accurate fitting of a respirator and face mask.

Contact person: Dr. K. D. Mallikarjuna Rao (K.D.M. Rao)

School of Applied and Interdisciplinary Sciences (SAIS)

Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata

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