Field Trips

Outdoor learning is a great way to develop inquiry based learning. It engages students in active and independent thinking when they come across things that stimulate their interest and curiosity. In order to expose the young minds to the advanced research being carried out in different establishments in the country, CBS has been regularly organizing educational trips for students. Students have visited, among others, the following places:

  1. Radio Astronomy Centre (RAC), Udhagamandalam Dec 2008 & 2010
  2. Gamma Ray Astronomy at PeV EnergieS (GRAPES), Udhagamandalam Dec 2008 & 2010
  3. National Aerospace Lab (NAL), Bangalore December 2010
  4. ISRO Satellite Tracking Centre (ISTC), Bangalore December 2010
  5. National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bangalore December 2008 and Dec 2010
  6. National Balloon Facility (NBF), Hyderabad December 2010
  7. Nuclear Fuel Complex (NFC), Hyderabad December 2010
  8. Centre for Cellular & Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad December 2010
  9. Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT), Hyderabad December 2010
  10. Electronics Corporation of India Limited (ECIL), Hyderabad December 2010
  11. Sriharikota Rocket Launch Centre (SHAR) December 2008
  12. Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Mumbai, 18th August (Sem I and III)
  13. Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai, Several visits
  14. Giant Meterwave Radio Telescope, Pune, 7th November, 2009
  15. Overnight Sky Observations, Murbad, February 2010 - All
  16. Indian Meteorological Department, Colaba, 18th August 2009, Sem VI
  17. ACG Worldwide, Pune, 25th February, 2011
  18. Sewri Bay, Flamingo Watch – 25th March 2009 – all
  19. Uran to see natural flora and fauna -29th September, 2007


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CBS was set up by the Department of Atomic Energy and the University of Mumbai in 2007. CBS offers a 5 year integrated MSc program in Basic Sciences, with undergraduate teaching embedded in a postgraduate and research environment, for students who have completed 10+2 schooling or its equivalent.