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.
|M.Phil/Ph.D in Science||Admission Link|
The application form is available online on the official website i.e. http://www.niser.ac.in/phd-online. The steps of application process are as follows:
Note: NISER does not demand any entrance fee from candidates who applied for Ph.D. program.
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.
Eligibility criteria are set up by the university according to the course details. The criteria are as follows:
|Course||Minimum Educational Qualification|
|Biological Sciences||60% 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 Sciences||60% 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 Sciences||60% 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 Sciences||60% in Masters in Mathematics or Statistics or Computer Science.|
|Humanities and Social Sciences||60% 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.
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.
In case of any doubt or query, kindly contact at:
Dean (Academic Affairs),
National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER),
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