Former Director

K.R. RAMANATHAN
1947-1965
FNA
Meteorology, Space Science & Hydrology
VIKRAM A. SARABHAI
1965-1971
FNA
Cosmic Rays & Space Sciences
M .G .K. MENON
1972
FNA, FASc, FRS, FTWAS
Cosmic Rays & Astrophysics
DEVENDRA LAL
1972-1983
FNA, FASc,FRS, FTWAS, NASc (USA)
Geocosmophysics, Oceanography & Hydrology
SUDHIR P. PANDYA
1983-1987
FNA, FASc
Theoretical Nuclear Physics
RAM K. VARMA
1987-1995
FNA, FASc
Plasma Physics, Astrophysics, Classical & Quantum Mechanics
GIRISH SARAN AGARWAL
1995-2005
FTWAS, FNA, FASc, FNASc.,FRS
Laser Physics, Quantum Optics & Quantum Information
JITENDRA NATH GOSWAMI
2005-2014
FTWAS, FNA, FASc, FNASc.
Planetary Explorations and Geosciences
UTPAL SARKAR
2014-2016
FNA, FASc, FNASc.
Theroretical Physics
TAPAN MISRA
June 2016- February 2017
FINAE, FIETE, FIRS, FISSE
Microwave Remote Sensing