Udaipur Solar Observatory



Deputy Head (Admin) : Prof. Nandita Srivastava  

Deputy Head (Tech)    : Prof. Shibu K Mathew


Research activities of the observatory encompass study of solar activity and solar origin of space weather.  

Research Programmes

  • Global and Local Helioseismology
  • Solar Magnetohydrodynamics(MHD)
  • Multi-wavelength investigations of solar eruptive phenomena
  • Coronal Mass Ejections (CMEs) and their spaceweather consequences
  • Solar Instrumentation


Solar Optical Telescopes : 50 cm aperture Multi-Application Solar Telescope (MAST), Global Oscillation Network Group (GONG) telescope 

Laboratories for developing state-of-the-art instrumentation, Library, Mechanical workshop, Computer Center etc.

Ph.D. Courses Offered

  • Solar Physics