Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, or TIFR, is a public research institute in Mumbai. It is a regarded university that was founded in 1945. TIFR has been named one of the top 100 Asian institutes and is certified by NAAC with an ‘A+’ grade. The institute offers a variety of Integrated Research courses from the Schools of Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Technology and Computer Science. The Tata Institute of Fundamental Research is a centre for advanced fundamental science research. TIFR offers a graduate program that culminates in awarding a PhD and an integrated M.Sc. in certain subjects. Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Computer & Systems Sciences, School Analytics, Mathematics (including Communications and Applied Probability), and Science Education comprise the Graduate program at TIFR. The programs are offered at the TIFR Mumbai campus and various National Centers. For final admission, TIFR Mumbai administers an online entrance test at a nationwide centre. The test will be accompanied by an interview with candidates who have been short-listed based on their results in the entrance exam. Candidates with a valid GATE score in the related subject will be exempt from the TIFR Entrance Exam.