National Chemical Laboratory
NCL is an Indian federal laboratory in Pune, India and is a constituent member of the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research. The interdisciplinary research centre has a number of division's including, polymer science, organic chemistry, catalysis, materials chemistry, chemical engineering, biochemical sciences and process development. NCL has been a leading source of innovative research for commercial development since its organization in 1949.
- Approximately 200 scientific staff with PhD.
- Excellent infrastructure for measurement science and chemical information.
- About 300 graduate students pursuing research towards doctoral degree; about 50 students awarded Ph.D. degree every year; a strong and young talent pool which renews every few years.
- Publishes the second largest number of papers in chemical sciences (~ 450), files the largest number of patents, both in India (~30) and abroad (~90) and produces the largest number of PhDs in Chemical Sciences in India.