Tender Notification      

The last date for receipt of tenders for Supply and Fixing of chairs in the sky-theatre of JNP against the above tender no. published through has been extended up to 20.06.2016 at 1700 hours. For more details visit the e-portal.

Teachers' Meeting       Click here for more..

Several programmes are conducted throughout the year like workshops for teachers and students, science exhibitions, popular lectures, movies on scientific topics, weekend interactive sessions and so on. The programme content as well as their schedule will be discussed at the meeting on 25th June 2016 at 10.30 am.

Tender Notification      

(Through e-Procurement Portal only) Tender has been published on e-procurement portal at on 28.05.2016 for Supply and Fixing of chairs in the sky-theatre of JNP. Bidders are requested to visit the website selecting Department of IT BT and ST. Details are also available at ‘’

Summer Camp for College Students       Click here for more..

Summer Camp called "From Web of Life to Universe" for college students is scheduled from 23rd May to 2nd June 2016 between 10.30 am & 1.30 pm. Charges Rs.500/-.

Transit of Mercury- Event       Click here for more..

Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium, Bengaluru, is making arrangements for the public to view safely through the telescopes, the event Transit of Mercury occurring on 9th May 2016 from 4.30 pm till Sunset. Entry is free.

BASE - Quarterly Bulletin no.7       Click here for more..

BASE - Quarterly Bulletin no.7

Transit of Mercury- workshop       Click here for more..

Two more batches for 'Transit of Mercury' is scheduled on 3rd & 5th May 2016 between 2.30 pm & 4.30 pm.

Workshop on Transit of Mercury       Click here for more..

The two hours special workshop 'Transit of Mercury' for students is scheduled on 26th, 28th & 30th April 2016 between 2.30 pm and 4.30 pm. Charges Rs.50/- per head.

Zero Shadow Day       Click here for more..

On April 25, there will be no shadow at noon when the sun will be exactly at zenith. This will be demonstrated at 12:17 hrs at Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium. It requires no special gadget to see this effect; any pillar will have no shadow.

On June 22, the sun will be at the northernmost point - this is called summer solstice or Dakshinayana. The sun, then retraces the path towards south. Again on August 19, the sun will be exactly at zenith here. Thus the shadow at noon can be zero only on two specific days in a year for places between the Equator and the Tropic of Cancer. The dates vary from place to place.

The attached list gives the dates for the district head quarters of Karnataka. The timings range from 11:55 to 12:25 from place to place. The exact time can be determined by watching the disappearance of the shadow of a glass tumbler.

Summer Camps 2016      

"Summer Camp registration for school students is FULL".

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