About the Centre

The Centre aims at the promotion of interdisciplinary research in Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics towards furtherance of teaching, research as well as training and development in Cryptology and Cyber Security. It acts as a national hub for cryptographic requirements, cutting-edge research activities and indigenous capacity building in all relevant fields of study.

Major activities of the Centre include teaching, training and research in Cryptology and Security. The Centre promotes sustained collaboration in focused research areas, and serves as a meeting point for eminent scholars. It also conducts training programs targeted to produce a critical mass of experts to cater to the national and international requirements in this niche area.

News & Events

Workshop on Blockchain Technologies
Dates : 29 November - 1 December 2017
Venue : Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata

The workhop is jointly organized by R C Bose Centre, ISI, and Microsoft Research Labs, India

Check the Website for the Workshop to know more about the Event and Registration policy.

Summer Internship in Cryptology, 2020.
Dates : May 11, 2020 to July 3, 2020.
Venue : Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata.

The internship will be organized by R.C.Bose Center for Cryptology and Security, ISI, and supported by Microsoft Research Labs, India.


The faculty members affiliated with the Centre work on various research topics in the domain of Cryptology and Security. The members of the Centre are also actively involved in sponsored research projects, funded by Government organizations as well as the Industry, in niche domains of the subject.

Visit the faculty homepages to know more:


The Centre offers a short-term (one semester) certificate course on the basics of Cryptology, Security and allied disciplines for Government officials and scientists. The Centre also offers short-term intensive workshops or lecture series on specialized topics related to Cryptology and Security.

The faculty members of the Centre can supervise Masters students of any discipline of the Institute in the domain of Cryptology and Security, and can also offer guidance to full-time PhD candidates in Cryptology and Security selected through the usual JRF exam and interview process of the Institute.


R C Bose Centre for Cryptology and Security
Room 409, 3rd Floor, Deshmukh Building
Indian Statistical Institute
203 Barrackpore Trunk Road
Kolkata 700 108, WB, India

EMail   rcbose@isical.ac.in
Phone   +91 (33) 2575 2012 (Office)
Office   Room 409, 3rd Floor, Deshmukh Building

Administrative queries and comments may be communicated to the Office of the Centre.

Phone   +91 (33) 2575 2012 (Office)
Office   Room 409, 3rd Floor, Deshmukh Building