Department of Information Technology, Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, Government of India, had announced a new policy in 2005 to revamp the .IN Domain Name Registry in India so as to provide an efficient Internet traffic routing and cost reduction.
ERNET India has been appointed as an exclusive domain registrar for the education and research domains registering the domains under the .in registry from 2005 It registers Domains at second and third level for ac.in, edu.in and res.in zones.
ac.in :: Academic
edu.in :: Academic
res.in :: Indian Research Institutes