• Network Connectivity and Internet

    Computer Centre provides seamless gigabit network connectivity to the entire campus that connects all the Academic Departments, Hostels, Central Library, Administrative Departments, Lecture Hall Complex, IWD Building and Residences with Tier-3 managed architecture. Internet access is provided by dedicated Internet link of 1 Gbps and 720 Mbps from two different ISPs. IISERB is also a part of EDUROAM network; it provides the Internet connectivity to IISERB community members, in the campuses of other participating institutions.

    National Knowledge Network

    IISER Bhopal is a part of National Knowledge Network (NKN) under which all the national level institutes are connected via the high-speed fiber network. NKN encourages and enables the use of specialized applications; allow sharing of High-Performance Computing (HPC) facilities, e-libraries, virtual classrooms, and large databases. It provides a platform to share teaching, research, health services and library facilities with all the other IISERs and research institutions in the country.

  • High-Performance Computing

    The Institute's Computer Centre is also equipped with high performance computing facility for scientific research. There are two InfiniBand Linux clusters in which Tier-2 data Centre host a 132 compute nodes of infiniband cluster with login and management nodes where each node has 2 Intel Xeon E5-2670 2.6 GHz processors with 64GB RAM along with a 100 TB SAS-based storage system that provides compute performance up to 44 T F L O P S . The other infiniband cluster is of 29 nodes where each computing node has dual Intel Xeon X5570 Quadcore@2.93 GHz processors, and the nodes are connected with infiniband interconnect to support more tightly coupled parallel applications.

  • Computer Labs

    CC has populated 297 Desktop machines in three separate labs with Windows and Linux OS. CC provides computer lab facility for UG and PG students based on Linux/Windows platform with application softwares. Currently, the lab facility is used for programming based classes and workshops. When classes/workshops are not scheduled, it is available to students for assignments and projects. The lab facility is also used for conducting academic and administrative exams.

  • In-house Deployed Services

    CC is running all the essential services in-house like maintenance and development of Institute Website, internal/external DNS, web-based automation, centralized authentication using LDAP/Radius, separate DHCP services for each building, campus Wi-Fi, storage, campus telephone services, online automation services, virtual resource allotment, internal cloud storage for different level of users, personal homepage hosting services for academic staff and SSL-VPN for each user of IISER Bhopal. CC has internal online service request and complaint system; the user can file online service requests and complaints and subsequently track their status.
    Computer Centre recently developed and launched the new websites of Institute, different departments and functionaries.

  • Online Library

    Online Library service with access to various databases is provided through the Institute network. CC offers SSL-VPN facility to all the users of IISER Bhopal for remote access to library services and other online Institute resources from anywhere in the world.

  • Office Automation

    CC is also maintaining and developing campus automation system that caters the daily need of Institute's academic and administrative functions.

  • E-mail

    Computer Centre provides email account facility to faculty, staff, students, visiting faculty and temporary staff.
    Our campus email services hosted with unlimited content storage space for each user of IISERB via G Suite. One can access his/her email, calendar, address book, and tasks on any computer through a web browser.

    Protect Email messages with confidential mode -

    CC has enabled "Protect Email messages with confidential mode" for IISER Bhopal community members.
    By use of this option, IISER Bhopal users can protect sensitive information from unauthorized access using Confidential Mode. The recipient of email messages in confidential mode will not have the privileged to copy, forward, print, or download messages, including attachments.

    Options - The email sender can use the following options in the Confidential Mode:
    1. Expiration Date - Sender user can set an Expiration Date for the email message. After the expiration date, the email message will be deleted automatically from the inbox of recipient.
    2. Password - Sender user can set SMS password to access email message.
    3. Revoke Access - Sender can revoke the access of sent message at any time. The access can also be renewed in the same way.
    How to use -
    1. Click Compose to draft an email message and enable the Confidential Mode option by clicking on the mentioned below corner option:
    2. Set the desired option in Confidential Mode.
    3. Revoke Access: Go to Sent items and find the email message which has been sent in Confidential Mode. There will be an option at the right corner to revoke the email message access.

    However, confidential mode prevent the email message recipient from accidentally sharing an email. It does not prevent the recipient from taking screenshots or pictures of your messages and attachments.

  • 2-Step Verification - Extra layer of security for IISERB email account

    CC has enabled 2-Step Verification or two-factor authentication for IISERB email accounts. It will add an extra layer of security to your IISERB email account. By use of it, a user can avoid login access to his/her IISERB email account if an unauthorized person has the password of his/her email account.

    How it works -

    (If two-factor authentication or 2-Step Verification enabled for your IISERB email account.)
    1. Whenever you sign into IISERB email account.
    2. You will receive unique code on your phone through call, text or on authenticator app.
    3. You can login to your email account by use of that specific code only.

    -You may select or choose NOT to use 2-Step Verification for your desktop or individual machine/PC.
    -If you login through any other machine/PC or someone else try to login from elsewhere, the authentication is required as mentioned in point no. 2.

    How to enable 2-Step Verification for your IISERB email account -

    1. Step -1: Sign into IISERB email account.
    2. Step -2: Click on the upper right most icon (right next to the bell icon). Go to Google Account.
    3. Step -3: Click on Sign-in & Security. Go to Password & sign-in method.
    4. Step -4: Select 2-Step Verification and follow the steps to Turn ON.
    Click on and follow the instructions from Step -3 onward.

  • Google Classroom

    CC has enabled a Google Classroom feature for IISER Bhopal community members. It is a free web portal or services which gives users/teachers a secure medium to communicate and collaborate with students.


    Teacher/Faculty -
    1. Create - A Class or multiple Classes. In the same class, teacher/faculty can add other members as a faculty or tutor.
    2. Enroll - Selective students as per choice.
    3. Announcement - Add/Push study material via Local Drive (from your computer) / Google Drive / Youtube Video / Any-other Link and also comments.
    4. Assignments - Give or post assignments with due date/time. The teacher/faculty can get real-time information that how many students have submitted the job or Not. Teacher/Faculty can also give assignments to individual students within the class.
    5. Grade - Teacher/Faculty can grade and also export in CSV file or to Google Sheets which can be used to upload elsewhere. Once the grade is done, all the enrolled students can see their grades.
    6. Content - Teacher/Faculty can share, comments, announce and also control who can post to the class stream or class wall. All the content related to particular class (such as Study Material/Assignments/Students' submissions etc.) remain at a single place (Google Drive) with a name of Class Name folder.
    7. Info - The teacher/faculty can filter the to-do list with "To Review" and "Reviewed" option.

    1. Join Class - Students can join class via email invitation or class code.
    2. Submission - Students can submit the assignments or job through their computer / Google Drive / Any-other Link or via Google Docs (create and edit online - Docs/Sheets/PPT/Drawing). They can also add special comments. The ownership of the document automatically shifts to teacher/faculty, once the students submits the job.
    3. Info - The student can filter the to-do or pending job lists. They can also view their classmates.

    This is a single window service with less but effective options to execute with. We would request you to kindly start use of facility and share your experiences.

    The link is
    Access Details: With your email account at IISERB domain.

    For more details, please may also visit a YouTube Tutorial link.

  • Telephone Services

    Computer Centre has deployed campus-wide IP based telephone services that offer all the general phone features with extra facilities like directory access, conference call, etc. CC also manages Telephone e-Billing System which generates/calculates the bills.

    • Allotment of Telephone number and equipment.
    • Configuration, Deployment and Management of Telephone set.
    • Configuration and Management of IP Telephony Exchange.
    • Manuals for telephone instruments, model no. 6921, 6945 and 9971

  • Hardware/Software Infrastructure

    The major application software for Administration and Academic purpose are available with CC (Mathematica, ChemOffice, Material Studio, Gaussian, Turbomole and other general software like Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Professional, and Symantec Endpoint etc.). The users can fill the service request from and download/install the software upon approval

  • Conferencing Facility

    CC also provides video/audio conferencing facility for academic presentations, interviews and administrative meetings.

  • Technical Support

    CC provides support for procurement, installation and maintenance of IT Equipment and Application Software in all the departments, LHC, Hostels, Residential Area and Administrative Sections. We also provide technical support for establishment and maintenance of Smart Class, Conference Rooms and Board Rooms and consultancy/support to other Govt. institutions (SPA, RGPV, MANIT Bhopal, Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya Bhopal, and MP Police Academy).