About Astronomical Society of India

The Astronomical Society of India was established in 1972 and has grown to become the prime association of professional astronomers in India. The society has close to 1000 members. The objectives of the society are the promotion of Astronomy and related branches of science in India. The society organizes scientific meetings and supports the popularization of Astronomy and other similar activities.

Latest Updates

The Astronomical Society of India (ASI) invites proposals for hosting the annual meeting of the ASI for the year 2024.

As you're aware, the 2023 meeting is planned as an in-person meeting which is scheduled between 01-05 March 2023, at IIT Indore. In the past many years, the format of the meeting has stabilized to a day (or two) devoted to topical workshops just prior to the four-day main meeting. The main meeting is split between plenary and parallel sessions and also includes… Read More

Posted On: 10-11-2022

It is our pleasure to share with you that the 41st Meeting of the ASI will be held from 1-5th of March 2023.

The meeting will be hosted by the Department of Astronomy, Astrophysics and Space Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Indore. This time we will have a total of four workshops on the first day i.e. on the 1st of March 2023.

We invite you to be a part of this largest meeting of professional astronomers in India, present your own… Read More

Posted On: 10-10-2022

Nominations are invited for the following ASI awards for the year 2022, the last date to receive the nominations for all these awards is 1st Dec 2022. The nominations will be received through the online forms, the links to these forms are available on the respective award page.

The ASI Lifetime Achievement Award is introduced from this year. We request you to kindly go through the guidelines given in the Awards page before filling out the nomination… Read More

Posted On: 07-10-2022