Networking & Computer Centre

  • The Computer Centre at IISER Bhopal provides Electronic Mail facility which serves as a primary means of communication for improving education and administrative efficiency amongst the community members. This facility is needed by the users for day-to-day research activities as well as courses and assignments. The community members are expected to use the deployed email and other IT services responsibly and productively in an efficient, ethical and lawful manner.

    There are various groups that have been structured to support information sharing and operations. These groups include the members of faculty, staff, outsourced staff, and student.

    To support and enhance the educational mission of the institute; for enriching the educational experience of the students, faculty and the staff and supporting their research and academic activities; and for providing automation support to the institute, the policy document in line with the modalities for strengthening the existing email facility and storage quota is proposed as hereunder:


  • An e-mail account in IISER Bhopal domain will be provided to each faculty, staff, and students of IISER Bhopal. The outsourced employee may also avail the Institute email services after the approval of the competent authority.
  • Every user's email account will be added to specific groups, as eligible. The bulk email posting privilege on different groups will only be provided to the official email accounts of Director, Deputy Director, Deans, Registrar, Head Computer Centre. Any exception will only be considered after the approval of the competent authority.
  • During the academic registration of new students, Computer Centre (CC) will create new student's e-mail account based on the provided information from Office, Academic Affairs.
  • With respect to the provided information from Office Academic Affairs, the posting privileges on different students' groups or batches will be given to faculty members/instructors for a fixed duration.
  • Each academic department office will manage the department related mailing lists/groups which is subject to the following information:
    • Formation of mailing list in .xlsx or .csv format.
    • Group description, member roles and member's email posting privilege, Addition/deletion of iiserb domain users only.

    The standard approved groups/mailing lists will be manged by the Computer Centre by the provided information from the department authority. The other mailing lists/groups may be used by the dept. head or office for sharing communique.

  • After the No Dues certificate from the Computer Centre, CC will immediately disable or suspend Email and Internet services. However, the following extension is allowed:
    • Faculty, Regular Staff Members or member involved in academic activities: 6 months email forwarding facility will be provided, subject to the approval of their HoD and Head CC.
    • Students: The students enrolled in the IISER Bhopal academic system will get the default 6 months extension for email services with complete access from the date of convocation or No Dues. They may also request for an additional 6 months extension via the necessary approval from the Office Dean, Alumni and International Relations. The total extension period of email facility will not be extended more than 12 months after the date of convocation or No Dues.

    During the email account extension period an individual's email account will be disengaged from all the email groups. The email account will be deleted from the system on completion of or after the allowed extension period.

  • The Computer Centre may provide the email forwarding facility to the email accounts of the retiring faculty members. This facility is not available to the other community members.
  • The Computer Centre will suspend or delete the user's account without prior notice if it has not been used for 3 months in a stretch. The e-mail accounts which are not activated within one month from the date of issue will be deleted permanently without any prior notice.
  • The Computer Centre reserves the rights to suspend the user's account in case of malfunctioning or spamming etc.
  • For resetting the password, the users should send an e‐mail to Computer Centre, clearly stating his/her official email account details (email ID, username, department & Roll No./PF No. number) as well as the reason for resetting the password.
  • In case of forget password, the users should reach CC with the Institute's photo ID card or any Government approved photo ID card such as Passport, Aadhar Card, Driving License, Voter ID Card, etc.

  • The users will be provided with storage quota in reference to the type of account.
    Account Type Per User Allowed Total Storage(in GB)
    Student 30
    Teaching Staff, Deans, HoDs, Heads, Registrar 100
    Non-teaching Staff, Other Administrative & Office Accounts 50
    • Storing of movie, music files or obscene content are considered as an improper/offensive use of storage.
    • Disciplinary actions are likely to be taken for violation of the storage limitation policy. The following action may be taken after the recommendation and approval of the competent authority.
      • i. Issue of a warning letter/email to the user with a period of one week to adjust the usage within limits.
      • ii. Temporary or permanent suspension of allotted drive storage space, after a week from the date of the warning letter.
    • The Institute authority will reiterate the Storage Distribution Policy based on the requirement.

  • All terms and conditions as stated in this document apply to all the users of IISER Bhopal. Any user violating these policies is subject to disciplinary actions deemed appropriate by the competent authority or the head of the Institution.

  • llSER Bhopal provides the network/Internet connectivity to all the buildings in the campus area. The offered services are being used for teaching, information sharing, collaboration, and official use. The equipment, service and technology used to access the Internet are the property of the Computer Centre, llSER Bhopal, and the Computer Centre reserve the right to monitor Internet traffic, and access data that is composed, sent, or receive through its online connections. All sites and downloads may be monitored and/or blocked by the Computer Centre, llSER Bhopal. The Computer Centre will reserve the right to any software/hardware installation.

    The following guidelines and policy apply to everyone who has access to llSER Bhopal Information Technology Resources, and it shall be the responsibility of all to ensure that this policy must be followed by all the users.

  • All terms and conditions as stated in this document are applicable to all the users of llSER Bhopal. Any user violating the policy will be treated as academic misconduct, misdemeanour, or indiscipline as appropriate. Deepening upon the nature of the violation, the Institute authority may act by issuing a warning through disabling the account. In extreme cases, the Email/LDAP account may be completely deleted and or the user prohibited access to the llSER Bhopal IT facility.

  • The fixed rental would be charged on a slot basis for other institutions. The details are as follows:

    Slot 1 Rs. 500/- per machine up to 4 hours
    Slot 2 Rs. 1,000/- per machine up to 8 hours

  • The fixed rental would be charged on a slot basis for Govt. insitutions. The details are as follows:

    Slot 1 Rs. 200/- per machine up to 4 hours
    Slot 2 Rs. 400/- per machine up to 8 hours

    The above said charges will accommodate the rental for electricity, AC, space, computer and technical support.

    Terms and Conditions:

  • The booking must be made in 10 days advance with refundable security deposit of Rs. 20,000/- for other institutions and Rs. 10,000/- for Government institutions.
  • The rental charges have to be paid in advance for confirmation of the booking.
  • For any damage to the infrastructure, charges will be borne by the users on actual basis.
  • Cancellation of booking: ~ 5 days- 100% refund, 2 - 5 days- 50% refund, ~ 2 days- No refund.
  • The security and booking amount has to be paid by Cheque/DD/Online transfer in favour of Director, IISER Bhopal.
  • All above mentioned charges are subject to annual revision.

  • Computer Centre would like to frame an approval policy for content updations, modifications on the Institute website. The purpose of this policy is to establish guidelines for timely updates of the authentic information.

    In the regard, Computer Centre would like to propose following guidelines for the same.

    S. No. Content updates/modification on Institute website page I section Approving Authority
    1 All pages of lnstitute Website Director, DD, and Deans
    2 Home/Main Page Director, DD, and Deans
    3 Department/Section Website/Page HoD, Section-in-charge
    4 Recursive Tabs, Header and Footer Director, DD, and Deans

    Apart from that CC may provide an access portal to a designated person by the department/section for files upload and modification on the relevant department pages/sections.

    The website updates can only be done by the use of campus network. SSL-VPN services may be used in case of outside the campus network.

    The update request will be managed through the Online Service Request Form, available at CC website. The time slot for incorporation of online service request for website update will be of 4 hours in working day.

    The competent authority has right to assign authorization privileges to an individual.

  • Operating System (Windows 10) - Each faculty/faculty group, non-teaching staff or department/section office staff members may use only one Windows OS license which will be issued upon request.
  • Microsoft Office - Each non-teaching staff or department/section office staff members may use only one MS Office license which will be issued upon request. The faculties and students are already being provided with Office365 online license.
  • Adobe Acrobat Professional - All Deans, HoDs, Heads, and section/in-charge office staff may use Adobe Acrobat license which will be issued upon request.