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

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 December, 2011 in the following schools of basic sciences at NISER, Bhubaneswar:

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


Age: Not more than 28 years on December 01, 2011 (Born on/after 1st December, 1983)

Biological Sciences: 60% 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. Research area for this school are(1) Bioinformatics (2) Cancer Biology (3) Cell Biology (4) Plant biology (5) Molecular & Developmental Genetics (6) Molecular Microbiology (7) Neurogenetics

Chemical Sciences: 60% in M. Sc. Or equivalent degree in Chemistry, Physics, Applied Chemistry, Biochemistry, Material Science, any one of the subject. Research area for this School are (1) Organic
Chemistry (2) Inorganic Chemistry (3) Physical Chemistry

Physical Sciences: 60% in M. Sc or 60% in equivalent degree in Engineering

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

How To Apply

The form can be obtained by post or in person from the Academic Section, NISER Bhubaneswar. 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.

NISER does not demand any entrance fee from the candidates who apply for Ph.D program.

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

Enclose two letters of reference.

The filled-in application along with documents should be sent to:

Administrative Officer-III
(Academic & Student Affairs)
National Institute of Science Education and Research
Institute of Physics Campus
P.O. Sainik School
Bhubaneswar – 751005 , Orissa

Contact Details

Institute of Physics Campus, P.O. Sainik School, Bhubaneswar – 751005

Phones : +91 (674) 2304000
Fax : +91 (674) 2304070


Test/Interview will be held on the given dates

Physics-12th & 13th December, 2011

Chemistry-14th & 15th December, 2011

Biology-12th & 13th December, 2011

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