NISER Bhubaneshwar Ph.D. Admission 2020: Eligibility, Application Form, Fees

Satyam Purwar Satyam Purwar
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National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) offers a five-years integrated MSc and Ph.D. degrees in pure & applied sciences. Currently, 380 students are enrolled in postgraduate courses and 120 are enrolled in doctoral courses. 

NISER offers admission to Ph.D. program that are running in following schools of basic sciences at NISER such as School of Biological Sciences (SBS), School of Chemical Sciences (SCS), School of Physical Sciences (SPS), School of Mathematical Sciences (SMS) and School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS). Read More: NISER Bhubaneshwar Admission

For Admission in Ph.D.

  • Basic eligibility: Master’s degree with 60% aggregate marks.
  • Application form is available on the official website of the institute.
  • Institute will not demand any entrance fee from candidates who apply for Ph.D. program
  • Selection of candidates will be based on academic record, Interview and Written exam

CourseAdmission Link
M.Phil/Ph.D in Science Admission Link

NISER Bhubaneshwar PhD Application Form

The application form is available online on the official website i.e. The steps of application process are as follows:

  • Visit the official website
  • Click on ‘Ph.D. Admissions’ link and further on ‘Apply Online’
  • Application form will appear
  • Fill the form and upload required documents
  • Preview the form before final submission
  • Submit the form

Note: NISER does not demand any entrance fee from candidates who applied for Ph.D. program.

Required Documents

Candidates need to upload the scanned copies of recent passport size photograph, scanned copies of documents supporting eligibility criteria and signature. Only a single pdf file (maximum upload limit 2MB) must be uploaded.

NISER Bhubaneshwar PhD Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility criteria are set up by the university according to the course details. The criteria are as follows:

CourseMinimum Educational Qualification
Biological Sciences60% in M.Tech or Masters in any branches of Biology, Life Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Veterinary Sciences, Computer Sciences, Bioinformatics and Biotechnology. Students with Master’s degree in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics having interest in pursuing a career in Biology are also encouraged to apply.
Chemical Sciences60% in Masters in Chemistry or allied fields Or Masters in any branches of Natural or M.Tech in Applied chemistry or Computer Sciences with interest in pursuing career in Chemistry.
Physical Sciences60% or equivalent GPA cumulatively till the last year/semester examination appeared in M.Sc majoring in Physics OR M.E./M.Tech in Applied Physics.
Mathematical Sciences60% in Masters in Mathematics or Statistics or Computer Science.
Humanities and Social Sciences60% in Masters in Social Sciences and allied disciplines.

Age: Age of candidate must not be more than 28 years on April 1, 2020.

Note: Candidates must qualify the CSIR-UGCNET/ GPAT/ JEST/ GATE/ INSPIRE (Doctoral fellowship under AORC Scheme)/ JGEEBILS or any other equivalent national level examination, valid for that year in the relevant area of research.

NISER Bhubaneshwar PhD Selection Process

  • Selection of candidates will be on the basis of minimum educational qualification set up by the university. The shortlisted candidates will be called for an Interview along with a written test.
  • Based on the academic record and performance of the candidates in the selection process, the selection committee of the school will recommend candidates to the Chairman, Academic Council for admission to the Ph.D. program.

Note: Candidates called for the Test/ Interview will be paid to and fro single, second sleeper class railway fare by the shortest route from their place of residence to the Institute/ venue of the Test and Interview. They need to produce a railway ticket for reimbursement. 

NISER Bhubaneshwar Contact Details

In case of any doubt or query, kindly contact at:

Dean (Academic Affairs),
National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER),
Phone- 0674-2494013

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College



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