National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) is a part of the Homi Bhabha National Institute and an Autonomous Research Institute under the Department of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India. It was ranked 14th in the university category and 30th in all over India by the NIRF.
The courses offered by NISER Bhubaneswar are Integrated Msc., Integrated Ph.D., Post Doctorates and Ph.D. with specializations in seven subjects. NISER Bhubaneswar offers 17 courses in total.
NISER offers Integrated Msc. program at the undergraduate level for 5 years in six specializations. Interested candidates need to qualify the 10+2 exam with a minimum of 60% aggregate score in the relevant subjects. Candidates seeking admission to the NISER Integrated Msc. program, need to appear for NEST. A bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline is also applicable for getting admission to the Msc. program.
The Integrated Ph.D. and Ph.D. courses offered in NISER would be for a duration of three years. The specializations offered for the Integrated Ph.D. course are Computer Science, Earth and Planetary Science and Physical Science. The Ph.D. course has six specializations. Selection criteria for both the courses is merit based. The Integrated Ph.D. aspirants have to clear the JAM or JEST conducted by IIT. For the NISER Ph.D. program candidates have to appear for any of the National Level Eligibility Tests, such as NET (CSIR-UGC), ICMR, DBT, ICAR and GATE.