NISER (National Institute of Science Education and Research) Bhubaneshwar Ph.D. Admission 2018

Last Updated - April 02 2018

National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) is a research institute founded in the year 2007. NISER provides a five-year integrated MSc and Ph.D. degrees in pure & applied sciences. Presently 380 students are enrolled in postgraduate courses and 120 are enrolled in doctoral courses.

The institute provides 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).

For Admission in Ph.D.

  • The registration window closes by the First week of April 2018(Tentative)
  • An application form is available on the official website of the Institute
  • Institute will not demand any entrance fee from aspirants who apply for PhD program
  • The basic eligibility criterion is that aspirant must have a Master’s degree with 60% aggregate marks
  • Selection of aspirants will be based on academic record, Interview and Written exam
  • Method of Application



    02nd Mar 2019 - 01st Apr 2019

Important Dates of NISER Bhubaneshwar Ph.D. Admission 2018

M.Phil/Ph.D in Science
Registration02nd Mar - 01st Apr , 2019
List of short-listed aspirants will be uploaded on NISER website20th Apr, 2019

Eligibility Criteria for NISER Bhubaneshwar Ph.D 2018

M.Phil/Ph.D in Science

Eligibility criteria are set up by the university according to the course details. Students with Master’s degree in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics having interest in studying a career in Biology are also encouraged to apply Chemical Sciences60% in Masters in Chemistry or allied fields. The criteria are as follows:

CourseAt Least Educational Qualification
Biological Sciences60% in M.Tech or Masters in any disciplines of Biology, Life Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Agricultural Sciences, Veterinary Sciences, Computer Sciences, Bioinformatics and Biotechnology. The student with masters in any disciplines of Natural or M.Tech in Applied chemistry or Computer Sciences with interest in studying the career in Chemistry
Physical Sciences60% 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 Sciences60% in Masters in Mathematics or Statistics or Computer Science
Humanities and Social Sciences60% in Masters in Social Sciences and allied branches

Age: Age of aspirant must not be more than 28 years on April 1, 2018.

Note: Aspirants must qualify the CSIR-UGCNET/ GATE/ GPAT/ JEST/ INSPIRE (Doctoral fellowship under AORC Scheme)/ JGEEBILS or any other equivalent national level examination, valid for that year in the relevant area of research.

Application Form of NISER Bhubaneshwar Ph.D 2018

M.Phil/Ph.D in Science

The application form is available online on the official website i.e. The steps of application procedure are as follows:

  • Preview the form before final submission
  • Submit the form
  • An application form will appear
  • Fill the form and upload need documents
  • Visit the official website
  • Click on ‘PhD Admissions’ link and further on ‘Apply Online’

Note: NISER does not demand any entrance fee from aspirants who apply for Ph.D. program.

Need Documents

Aspirants required to upload the scanned copies of recent passport size photograph and signature. Aspirants required to upload scanned copies of documents supporting eligibility criteria. Only a single pdf file (maximum upload limit 2MB) must be uploaded.

NISER Bhubaneshwar PhD Selection Procedure

M.Phil/Ph.D in Science

Selection of aspirants will be on a basis at least educational qualification set up by the university. They required producing the railway ticket for reimbursement.

The shortlisted aspirants will be called for an Interview along with a written test.

  • Based on the academic record and performance of the aspirants in the selection procedure, the selection committee of the school will recommend aspirants to the Chairman, Academic Council for admission to the Ph.D. program

Note: Aspirants 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.

NISER Bhubaneshwar Contact Details 2018

In case of any doubt or query, kindly contact at:

Dean (Academic Affairs),

National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER),




Phone- 0674-2494013


Email: [email protected]

*The article might have information for the earlier academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification alloted by the University/College

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