National Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhubaneswar Admission to Ph.D. Program

Name of Institute / University

National Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhubaneswar

Courses Offered

Applications are invited from Indian citizens for admission to Ph.D. Program scheduled to commence from July’ 2010 in the following schools of basic sciences at NISER, Bhubaneswar:

1. School of Biological Sciences
2. School of Chemical Sciences
3. School of Mathematical Sciences
4. School of Physical Sciences


Age: Not more than 28 years on June 30, 2010 (Born on/after June 30, 1982)

For Biological Sciences: 55% in Masters in any branches of Biology, life sciences and bioinformatics. Student with masters in any branches of natural or computer sciences with interest in pursuing career in biology

For Chemical Sciences: 55% in M. Sc. Or equivalent degree in Chemistry, Physics, Applied Chemistry, Biochemistry, Material Science, any one of the subject.

For Mathematical Sciences: 55% in M. Sc. or equivalent degree in Mathematics

For Physical Sciences: 55% in M. Sc. or equivalent degree in Physics/ Chemistry/ Mathematical Physics or Master’s degree in Engineering.

Candidates should have qualified the CSIR-NET/ GATE/ JEST/ NBHM or equivalent examination valid for the current year in the relevant area of research. UGC-CSIR JRF qualified candidates can avail the fellowship directly from UGC or CSIR, whereas, students selected for Ph.D. program based on GATE/ JEST scores, are eligible for financial aid (Assistantship / Scholarship) from NISER, Bhubaneswar on par with CSIR fellowship.

How To Apply

The application form is available free of cost and can be downloaded from Else, the form can be obtained by post, or in person, from the academic section, NISER Bhubaneswar, (for postal address see below).

In case of request by post, please enclose a self-addressed envelope (A4 size, 21 cm X 30 cm) affixed with postage stamps of Rs. 25/-
Candidates intending to apply for more than one program should use separate application form for each program with appropriate enclosures.

• Fill-in the application form completely. Incomplete application form will be rejected. The application form can either be typed or hand-written.

• Send only attested copies of all supporting documents (mark sheets, certificates, age proof, caste certificate, etc.)

• Enclose two letters of reference.

• Enclose a demand draft of Rs. 500/- for candidates in General/ OBC/ PWD and Rs. 250/- for SC/ST drawn in the name of Director, NISER, payable at Bhubaneswar.

• Send the filled-in application forms with all enclosures to the address mentioned or e-mail the scanned copies of complete application form dully filled in all respect to

Contact Details

Address: Administrative Officer-III, Academic & Student Affairs, National Institute of Science Education and Research, Institute of Physics Campus, P.O. Sainik School, Bhubaneswar – 751005
Phones : +91 (674) 2304000
Fax : +91 (674) 2302436

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