National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases

Indian Council of Medical Research
Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India
WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training on Diarrhoeal Diseases

About NICED

NICED moved from the rented premises at No. 3 Kyd Street to its own establishment at P-33, C.I.T. Road, Scheme XM, Beliaghata, Kolkata 700010, adjacent to the Infectious Diseases Hospital. The unique feature of this Institute is that it conducts basic research and applied clinical and epidemiological research on diarrhoeal diseases under the same roof. This Institute has its basic science set up with well equipped, modern technological facilities in different disciplines such as bacteriology, virology, parasitology, biochemistry, pathophysiology, molecular biology, electron microscopy, immunology and biochemistry.  Read more...

News & Events

  • Dated : 21 Mar 2017
    A hands-on Workshop on Laboratory Diagnosis of Emerging Viral Diseases will be conducted during March 28th to 29th 2017 at ICMR-NICED, sponsored by Department of Health Research-Viral Diagnostic Research Laboratory (DHR-VRDL). Interested faculties from Medical Colleges and other research organizations from West Bengal, Bihar and Jharkand have been invited to participate in this workshop.

  • Dated : 16 Feb 2017
    Invitation for Foundation Day Celebration on February 20, 2017 View Invitation...

  • Dated : 02 Feb 2017
    2-Day Workshop on Clinical Bioinformatics (Only for clinicians) 7-8 February, 2017 View Details...

  • Dated : 19 Sep 2016
    Notice regarding Merit Based Assessment Promotion Scheme (MBAPS). View notice...

  • NICED Microbiology and Serology laboratory received accreditation in the field of MEDICAL TESTING under 'National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL)' ; ISO 15189:2012; Medical laboratories-Requirements for quality and competence.
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Director's Desk

In 1962, about 54 years ago, "Cholera Research Centre" was established in Calcutta (Kolkata) by Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) to conduct research on prevention and control of cholera and other diarrheal diseases.In 1968, the Centre was given the status of "International Reference Centre for Vibrio Phage Typing" by the WHO following the outstanding studies on cholera phages in Kolkata and later on, in 1978, it was designated as the "WHO Collaborative Centre for Reference and Research on Vibrios". Subsequently, ICMR converted this Centre into a full-fledged research organization with the status of a "National Institute" and renamed it as "National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases" (NICED) in 1979. The WHO recognized this Institute as "WHO Collaborative Centre for Research and Training on Diarrhoeal Diseases" in 1980.

History of journey of NICED over last five decades was eventful. We developed good infrastructure, faculty strength and academic ambience to conduct good quality biomedical research which resulted in strengthening health system related programs like Diarrhoea Disease Control Program. More

Foundation Day Celebration

Invitation for Foundation Day Celebration on February 20, 2017
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Notifications

Date: 24.03.2017
The following vacant post will be filled up on purely temporary basis under the project entitled "Second phase of Task Force Biomedical Informatics Center of ICMR" funded by ICMR under Dr. Santasabuj Das, Scientist 'E' of this Institute: View Details...


Date: 02.03.2017
List of Shortlisted Candidates Eligible for Personal Discussion for the Post of Scientist 'C' - Electron Microscopy. View Details...


CORRIGENDUM Date: 07.03.2017
The date for Walk-In-Interview for DST, West Bengal, funded Project "Studies on genomic variation of hepatitis C virus among multi-transfused thalassemia patient in West Bengal" for JRF under Dr. Provash Chandra Sadhukhan should be read as 10/03/2017 at 10:30 AM in place of 28/02/2017. All other terms and condition remains the same.

Date: 01.03.2017
A Walk-In-Interview for a DST, West Bengal, funded Project "Studies on genomic variation of hepatitis C virus among multi-transfused thalassemia patient in West Bengal" under Dr. Provash Chandra Sadhukhan for one year will be conducted on 28/02/2017 at 10:30 AM for the selection of one Junior Fellow @ Rs 16,400 p.m. (fixed). View Complete Details...


Dated : 19.12.2016
Quotation in sealed cover is invited for running the STAFF Canteen, NICED (Kolkata) for supplying food and other related services to the employees of NICED for a period of one year.
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Dated : 14.12.2016
Sealed quotation is invited for the above mentioned repairing job. Last date of submission of quotation is on 06.01.2017 at 1.30 P.M.
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Dated : 01.12.2016
Sealed two bid system (Separate Technical & Price bid) tenders are invited from eligible vendors working with Govt. of India/Govt. of West Bengal/Autonomous bodies of Govt. of India. Vendor must have vast experience and expertise in printing of annual report of Scientific organizations/Research Institutes. View / Download Tender


Our Services

NACO-NRL

Evaluation of quality and performance of HIV, HBV & HCV diagnostic kits. More

Outbreak Investigations

Assessment of the Post-Flood Public Health Situation in Baramulla District, Kashmir during October, 2014 by NICED Scientists. More

Other Services

Other Services to Government Agencies and Academic Institutions, on request. More

Useful Links

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ICMR HQ

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), New Delhi, the apex body in India for the formulation, coordination and promotion of biomedical research, is one of the oldest medical research bodies in the world.
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GTPR

The Gastrointestinal Tract Pathogens Repository (GTPR) is the national facility at "National institution of Cholera and Enteric Diseases" (NICED) division of Microbiology sponsored by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), New Delhi for the maintenance, and supply of enteric pathogens.
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Bioinformatics

The Biomedical Informatics Centre (BIC) of National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Kolkata was established in July, 2006. This is the one of the 20 centres created by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Govt. of India with a mission to ensure balanced and integrated development of information dissemination, application development and R&D in biomedical informatics.
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