Advanced Instrumentation Research Facility (AIRF) is a specialized research facility which houses 21 sophisticatedState of Art instruments with around 10 supporting/ basic facilities. It has been created with an objective of providing a central facility of latest and Advanced Analytical Instruments for research in the application areas of physical, environmental, biological, allied and interdisciplinary sciences. It caters to the interdisciplinary applications in research to all the Science Schools and also for some research of School of Social Sciences (in the field of material research) at JNU as well as to the academic research institutes and the private Companies/ Industries in and outside Delhi. This research laboratory facility is common to all Science Schools in JNU and therefore, AIRF serves as an academic, research and scientific service provider and helps in the inter-disciplinary academic and research programmes.


Download the requisition form from our website & send the filled requisition form by e- mail to or send by regular mail.

All charges will be accepted in form of DD in the name of Finance Officer, JNU and payable at New Delhi.

Users have to pay service tax with user charges according to service Tax Act as given below:

Testing and Analysis services at AIRF:
12% Service Tax + 2% of 12% as Education Cess + 1% of 12% as Higher Education Cess = 12.36%

Revision of service tax, vide university circular no. IX/2/1/2016-17/Finance dated 31.05.2016 for revision of service tax with an addition of Krishi Kalyan Cess 0.5% to the existing service tax of 14.5% (total 15%) w.e.f. 01.06.2016