Travel Info/Venue

The venue of the conference is the Lecture Hall Complex in the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune (IISER-Pune). IISER Pune with a 0.4 sq. km green campus located in a vibrant part of Pune, next to National Chemical Laboratories (NCL) campus on Pashan Road,  Pune.

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Snapshots of conference venue.


How to reach IISER-Pune:

IISER-Guest House reception: 020:2590-8101.

Note that it is a long walk (~ 0.7 km) from the IISER gate to the Guest House.  Therefore, if you have a lot of luggage, we recommend that you get the auto/taxi to come all the way in.

From Pune Airport/Train station

The IISER Lecture Hall Complex is within IISER-main campus, sandwiched between Baner Road and Pashan Road, next to NCL (National Chemical Laboratories, a well-known landmark). Its around 15 km from airport and should take around 40 minutes by taxi. The Pune Central train station is 9 km away.

Please use prepaid taxi from within airport terminal (Rs 500  appx).  Taxis fares from train station to IISER-Pune is around Rs 200-300

Prepaid autos are available from the train station. . Auto fare is around Rs 150 to IISER-Pune. Autos from Pune-train station to  Hotels Formule 1, Lyxia (where most students are  accommodated) would cost significantly more.

List of Taxi services are given below.

From Mumbai (Bombay) Airport via Mumbai Pune Expressway.

Bombay is 150 km away from Pune. It takes 3 hours to reach IISER-Pune from Bombay Airport. Taxi fares from Bombay to Pune is around Rs 3300 for a Tata Indica taxi and Rs 4000 for Tata Indigo. Shared taxis (Toyota-Innova or Tavera) are also available from Bombay Airport. They will drop you to your hotel or IISER-Pune. Cost is Rs 800 per person approximately.

1. Reach Pune and take the Bombay-Pune-Bangalore bypass road from the Bombay Pune expressway. Take the Baner Road Exit to the left.

2. Drive 5 km along Baner Road towards University Circle. Just beyond Restaurant Greenpark you will find IISER-Pune campus on your right.


One can also use the following TAXI services.

Pre-book a taxi through Mr. Sunil Deodhar (also for pick up from Bombay airport). (, phone: +91-9822089463).

Other taxi services (much cheaper than pre-booked taxi service):

OLA Cabs : +91-020-33553355

Taxi’s for Mumbai, Pune airport drop can be availed by calling

CoolCabs (020 2689 0951, 02026890952, 09762000702),

OLA-cab, Uber-cab (download app),

Joyride (020-412222 23/24/25/26).

Meru Cabs.(020-44224422):

Bombay airport drops : KK travels: +91-20 – 66097979.

Sandy travels:

Sandis Travel : 020-24471464 and 9890711155


Visa Information.

Please apply through

We will be soon sending out invitation letters to all invited and contributed speakers.  These letters can be used to apply for visa  to India.  Please let us know ( in case you require an invitation letter for a visa application and, have not yet received one.

Please note that you need to apply for a conference visa.


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