Welcome to Science City

The Science City, one of its kind in India, inaugurated on 1st July,1997 has been developed as a major attraction for the residents’ of Kolkata as well as for the national and international visitors to the metropolis. Developed by the National Council of Science Museums, it is one of the largest and finest in the world, presenting science and technology in a stimulating and engaging environment that is truly educational and enjoyable for the people of all ages. It has, over the years, become a place for memorable experience and enjoyment for both the young and the old.

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CURRENT ATTRACTIONS

Space Theatre

AMERICA WILD – National Parks Adventure - Narrated by Robert Redford, renowned actor, filmmaker and leading conservationist, it films a trio of adventurers’ quest to experience America’s wildest, most historic and most naturally beautiful places becomes the ultimate off-trail adventure. The film features not only a sweeping overview of the national parks’ history but also an adrenaline-pumping, rock-climbing, mountain-biking odyssey and a moving true-life tale of friendship, art and communion inspired by nature’s grandeur.

Evolution of Life - A Dark Ride

It comprises 56 robotic animal models divided into seven sections to showcase the milestone events of evolution of life and representative life forms of respective eras. Visitors shall be taken in a slow moving electric car for this immersive experience supplemented by special light and sound effects. Each section is introduced to the visitors through a special audio-video presentation created with the help of CGI (Computer Generated Imagery).

Digital Panorama

Being the first of its kind in the world, it depicts the important milestones during the last 6 million years of human evolution. The show starts with a static panoramic image of size 10 m x 122 m showcasing important events of human evolution. This is followed by a twelve minutes dynamic film with voice over in 3 languages on human evolution, projected on a giant cylindrical screen with the help of eight powerful digital projectors, that contains actual shoot from South Africa and India merged with photorealistic computer generated 3D images.

PAST EVENTS

LATEST NEWS

Engagement of HVAC Consultant

Tenders are invited from reputed and experienced HVAC consultants to provide consultancy services to replace / upgrade the existing HVAC systems of Science City. Tenderers should have successfully provided HVAC consultancy services for at least five major projects of each having value not less than Rs. 3.50 crores during last 3 (three) years and established in HVAC consultancy for

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SECURITY & MAINTENANCE OFFICER

SECURITY & MAINTENANCE OFFICER Number of Post: 01 Post (reserved for Ex-Serviceman) Scale of Pay : Pay Band (2) Rs. 9,300 – 34,800/- with Grade Pay of Rs.4,600/- plus allowances as applicable to Central Govt. employees. (Total emoluments at the start Rs.47,307/- approx. per month at Kolkata likely to be revised as per recommendation of

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ENGAGEMENT OF TRAINEE (EDUCATION)

Applications are invited from candidates who have recently passed (not earlier than 2014) Bachelor’s Degree in Science with Physics and combination of any two subjects viz. Chemistry, Mathematics, Electronics and Statistics or Bio-Science and combination of any three subjects viz. Zoology, Botany, Microbiology, Environment Science, Bio-Technology and Molecular Biology for engagement as Trainee (Education) at

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America Wild-National Parks Adventure

Press Preview of new large format film ‘America Wild’ at Science City, Kolkata, a unit of National Council of Science Museums-NCSM. Friends in Media are cordially invited to attend the press preview as per following: Venue: Space Odyssey Building, Science City, Kolkata Date: 21st July 2016 Time: 3.30 PM Narrated by Robert Redford, renowned actor, filmmaker and

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To view forthcoming event