The Academy of Scientific & Innovative Research (AcSIR) is established with a view to maximize the number of qualified researchers and professionals in the domain of science & engineering, who will be equipped with the skills of innovation and interdisciplinary integration. AcSIR is envisaged to emerge as a world class institution of national importance. The AcSIR would impart course instructions and award degrees in frontier areas of science and technology. The Academy will use the infrastructure facilities, scientific manpower and other resources of CSIR for teaching and research. Taking advantage of CSIR's state of the art infrastructure and unique human resource, the AcSIR would work towards bridging the gap that exists today between academics and applications. The AcSIR would function on hub and spokes model. The hub would be located centrally, in Delhi - NCR region and the spokes would be campuses situated in 37 CSIR Laboratories.