NISER Bhubaneswar PhD Admission 2017

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NISER Bhubaneswar notifies Admission to PhD Programme 2017 (Summer Session)

Applications are invited from Indian citizens for admission to PhD Programme scheduled to commence from 25th July 2017 in the following schools of basic sciences at NISER, Bhubaneswar:
1. School of Biological Sciences (SBS)
2. School of Chemical Sciences (SCS)
3. School of Physical Sciences (SPS)
4. School of Mathematical Sciences (SMS)
5. School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS)

NISER Bhubanaewar

The National Institute of Science Education and Research Is a research institution in Jatani, Odisha. NISER was established in 2007 and achieved a ranking among top research institutes in India. Teh institute offers 5 year integrated Master of Science programmes and Doctoral programmes in Science. NISER Bhubaneswar has excellent facilities and faculty at par with the top rated institutes in India.


Age: Not more than 28 years on 01st April 2017 (Born on/after 2nd April, 1989)

Educational Qualifications

Biological Sciences: Candidates with 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: Candidates with 60% in Masters in Chemistry or allied fields; student with masters in any branches of Natural or M. Tech in Applied chemistry or Computer Sciences with interest in pursuing career in Chemistry

Physical Sciences: Candidates with 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

Mathematics Sciences: Candidates with 60% in Masters in Mathematics or Statistics or Computer Science

Humanities & Social Sciences: Candidates with 60% in Masters in Social Sciences and allied disciplines

Selection Procedure

The selection committee of the respective school will short-list the candidates among those who meet the minimum educational qualifications and satisfy additional criteria which each school may set as deemed necessary

Based on the academic record and the 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 PhD program

All 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 & Interview

How to Apply

The application form has to be filled up online at and candidates should follow stepwise instructions mentioned to complete the application submission process
Candidates intending to apply for more than one school should fill up online application forms for each school and send the forms with appropriate enclosures in separate envelopes

For further details on the admission procedure, please visit the website of the NISER website

Accommodation in hostels for the days of interview/test can be provided subject to availability. Desirous candidates should send an email request to [email protected] / [email protected]

Important Dates

Online Application will be activated on 02nd March 2017

Last Date for Filling up Online Application 01st April 2017

List of short-listed candidates will be uploaded on NISER website latest by 20th April 2017

Tentative dates for test/interview, at Jatni campus will be as follows:

School of Mathematical Sciences: 17th - 18th May 2017

School of Biological Sciences: 16th - 17th May 2017

School of Chemical Sciences: 22nd - 23rd May 2017

School of Physical Sciences: 18th - 19th May 2017

School of Humanities and Social Sciences: 15th - 16th May 2017

NISER Bhubaneswar

National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) Bhubaneswar (An Autonomous Institute under Dept. of Atomic nery, GoI), Sachivalaya Marg, P.O., Sainik School, Bhubaneswar-751005, Odisha Tel.: 0674-2304000, Website

For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .

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