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Forthcoming talks:

de Rham-Gabadadze-Tolley Massive Gravity
Pitatuth Wongjun, Institute for Fundamental Study, Thailand.
1st December 2014, 3:30 PM.
Aspects of Dark Universe in the Modified Theories of Gravity
Wali Hossain, CTP, JMI.
4th December 2014, 3:30 PM.
Nonlinear spinor field in anisotropic cosmology: A fresh look
Bijan Saha, Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Dubna, Russia.
8th December 2014, 3:30 PM.

Workshop on Cosmology with Large Scale Structures
5-9 January 2015

News Update:


The Centre for Theoretical Physics is a vibrant research centre in the central university Jamia Millia Islamia. It was established in the year 2006.

During the last three years, Centre for Theoretical Physics (CTP) has grown into a leading centre for research in the country, and is the only centre in Delhi which is solely dedicated to research in theoretical physics. The Centre's activities are mainly in the areas of astrophysics, gravitation, cosmology and high energy physics. A significant number of scientists visit the centre each year, participating in workshops, seminars, training courses, and a range of other scientific activities.

Objectives of the Centre

  • To promote scientific research, advanced teaching and training in areas of theoretical physics particularly Cosmology, High Energy Physics, Nuclear Physics.
  • To provide a forum for interaction among scientists, research workers, teachers and students involved in these disciplines with each other and also among national and international experts in those areas.
  • To provide research facilities to individual workers or research groups, especially to those who are deprived of such facilities for extended periods.
  • To create an atmosphere of scientific awareness, motivation for new ideas and interdisciplinary research.
  • To disseminate knowledge of recent advances in Theoretical Physics on a popular level among students and general public with a view to inculcate scientific temper which is essential to build a modern society in India.
Arts Quad

The building of the Centre for Theoretical Physics, inside the Jamia campus.

The Director

The director, M. Sami, addressing an audience.