Centre for Indian Knowledge System (CIKS)

Dibrugarh University Institute of Engineering and Technology

Dibrugarh University, Assam, India


The Centre for Indian Knowledge System (CIKS), envisages itself as a multidisciplinary research centre of excellence dedicated to advancing philosophic and scientific knowledge of Indian Knowledge Systems.


The prime objectives of Centre:

· Within the futuristic framework of the Government of India's National Education Policy (NEP 2020), the CIKS will aim for a comprehensive scientific recovery of diverse domains of Indian Knowledge Systems in order to best progress India's contemporary national development.

· To work towards the development of National Centre for Sustainable Agriculture, which will assure food and nutrition security while preserving and enriching the Natural Resource Base through knowledge, scalable methods, and a supportive environment.

· To study the Indian scientific heritage by examining existing books on Indian traditional knowledge and appreciating its significance in defining present technical problems for long-term societal development.

· To develop relevant courses for various engineering undergraduate students, as well as research opportunities for them on Ancient Indian technical knowledge and determining its relevance in today's context, as well as serving as a centre for knowledge dissemination in various multidisciplinary areas.

Thrust Area:

· The CIKS is expected to focus on organic agriculture and traditional Indian plant science, with the goal of advancing the relevance and applications of Indian knowledge systems in the modern world. CIKS is also expected to promote community-based organizations, self-help groups, producer companies, and farmer federations.

· The CIKS is expected to focus on basic research based study on various scientific and technological domains of ancient India like, Mathematics, Signal Processing and Communication, Physics, Chemistry, Metallurgy, Medicine, Architecture, Meteorology and Soil Science.

· The CIKS is expected to focus on ancient Indian Yoga culture to increase the popularity among the people of this region.

· The CIKS is expected to focus on proper documentation of Indian knowledge which is pass through the oral tradition.



  1. Hon'ble Vice Chancellor, Dibrugarh University

  2. Dean, Faculty of Science of Engineering, Dibrugarh University

  3. Mr. Diganta Biswa Sharma, Devotee of Sri Ramakrishna, Vivekananda and Sri Aurobindo, "Sahitya Academy Translation Awardee"

Centre Head: Director, DUIET

Faculty Members:

Mathematics and Astronomy:

Dr. Niranjan Bora

Chemistry and Chemical Science:

1. Dr. Gitalee Sharma

2. Dr. Bhaskar Jyoti Saikia

Vedic Mathematics and its Application:

1. Mrs. Parismita Gogoi

2. Dr. Bhargabjyoti Saikia

3. Dr. Nomi Baruah

Metals and Metallurgy:

Dr. Dipankar Das

Geometry and Indian Architecture:

Dr. Sudipta Majumder

Important Links:

  1. IKS AICTE: https://www.iksindia.org/

  2. CIKS IIT Guwahati: https://www.iitg.ac.in/ciks/

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