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About the IVS

Indian Virological Society (IVS) was established in December 1984. The objective of the Society is to promote research and development in the field of virology. IVS is an unique scientific body that provides platform for those associated with the characterization and management of viruses affecting Animal, Human, Fish, Insect, Plant and any other living being. IVS organizes National and International Conference, Training, Seminar, Industry-meet, etc. The society recognizes outstanding contribution of individual in the field of virology and confers "K.S. Bhargava Oration Award" and "Fellow of IVS".IVS is the member of International Union of Microbiological Society (IUMS). In last 26 years of existence, IVS has organizes 2 international and 23 National conferences. At present we have 400 life members and annual members.IVS also published an internationally reputed journal" Virus Disease" in collaboration with Springer. It has NAAS impact factor of 7.2 and ISI Thompson rating of 1.133 which speaks itself about its credibility.


  • Advancement of the virology education.
  • To promote awareness and research programmes in Virology according to the need of the time.
  • To promote the exchange of scientific information, discussion and interdisciplinary collaborations amid researchers/academicians active in the field of virology nationally and internationally.
  • To recognize and support excellence in virology research in the field of plant, veterinary, medical, and marine disciplines performed by the individual scientists and by interdisciplinary teams.
  • To promote contact among research workers in different institutions and organization within the country and global scientific community related to virology discipline.
  • To secure and manage funds and endowments for the promotion of Virology research in India and abroad.
  • To promote and publish journal, newsletter, books, technical bulletins etc.
  • for the advancement of virology
  • Dissemination of knowledge for policy makers and experts in the area
  • To promote social community outreach issues, public awareness, dissemination of knowledge for the interest of people
  • Inviting international scientist of eminence from aboard for the promotion of virology
  • To organize national and international conferences, workshops, trainings, lectures on different aspects of virology in India and abroad.