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About CIF

Our recently created Central Instrumentation Facility (CIF) is equipped with several technologically modern instruments that can be used for advanced research applications. With an aim to maximize instrument use to promote science, in line with Government of India’s directive, our CIF is open to external use both for the academia and the Industry. Especially for the industries and new startup companies, we also have 1008 sq. ft. incubation facility to help promote scientific research and entrepreneurship.

Major instruments

Major instruments in CIF lab NIPER-R


NMR spectroscopy is a non-destructive analysis technique which can be used for structure elucidation, verification, compound characterization more

FTIR Spectrometer

Infra Red (IR) spectroscopy is one of the oldest spectroscopic techniques predominantly used for functional group identification more


HPLC is used for separation of the chemical components based on their relative affinities towards either the stationary or mobile phase more


The Bioanalyzer present in our facility is capable of measuring several biochemical parameters precisely more


DSC is an important instrument used for characterization of new materials. This technique is especially useful in determining the thermal stability of new materials more

Multi-Mode Plate Reader

Multi-mode well plate readers allow high-throughput screening of compound libraries through a number of methods. more

Fluorescence Spectrophotometer

Fluorescence spectroscopy is a sensitive scientific tool used in biochemical, biophysical and material sciences. more

UV-Vis Spectrophotometer

UV-vis spectrophotometer measures changes in absorbance of a molecule as a function of several parameters such as wavelength, time, concentration more


Our facility houses a Zetasizer Nano ZS instrument (Malvern Instruments Ltd, UK) which is used for characterization of particle size more

Circular Dichroism Spectrometer

Circular dichroism (CD) spectrometer is routinely used in the conformation analysis of biomolecules. more

Isothermal Calorimeter

Isothermal calorimeter is used to accurately analyse drug-biomolecule interactions at fixed temperatures. more

Benchtop Lyophilizer

Lyophilizers are used to dry aqueous samples using the sublimation process. In laboratories, it is used to completely dry aqueous more

Digital polarimeter

Digital Polarimeter is used to assist in the stereochemical analysis of chiral molecules. We have an Anton Parr more

Hot stage microscope

Hot-stage microscopy is used to examine the thermal transitions, visually, on heating and cooling the sample when the sample is heated or cooled more

Spray Dryer

Spray drying is a well-known method of particle production which comprises the transformation of a fluid material more

Dissolution Test Apparatus

Dissolution Test is one of the vital quality control tools in the Pharmaceutical industry to evaluate the stability more

Probe Sonicator

Probe Sonicator is widely used in nanotechnology for even dispersion of nanoparticles in liquids as well to break down more


An ultra-high performance LC that is designed for the lowest dispersion for the most challenging ultra-HPLC experiments more

iBright ChemiDoc Imaging System

The iBright ChemiDoc Imaging system provides support to acquire images from a wide range of gels and blots. more

Immuno-fluorescence Microscope

Immunofluorescence (IF) microscopy is a widely used example of immunostaining and is a form of immunohistochemistry more

Cytoflex LX Flow Cytometer

Flow cytometry is a technique used to detect and measure physical and chemical characteristics of a population of cells or particles. more

Beckman Ultracentrifuge

Ultracentrifuge has attained incredible levels of speed and sophistication, without sacrificing usability. more

HPLC- Preparative

Preperative HPLC (Agilent) is equipped with open bed fraction collector for the separation and purification more

Animal Imaging System

RAS-4 Rodent Anesthesia System has ability to deliver anesthesia in an induction chamber as well as benchtop accessories more