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National Institute of Science Education and Research, NISER, Bhubaneswar

National Institute of Science Education and Research, NISER, Bhubaneswar
Institute of Physics, Sachivalaya Marg
Bhubaneswar, Orissa
Phone-No: 91-674-2301058
Fax: 91-674-2300142
Email: niser@iopb.res.in Website: www.niser.ac.in

About College:

On 28th August 2006, the Prime Minister of India Dr. Manmohan Singh announced for the establishment of the National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) at Bhubaneswar, which will be operated under the umbrella of Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) of Govt. of India. He announced that theNISER will facilitate the synergy between research and higher education in science. He had stated categorically that NISER will be compared with the best institutions in the country in terms of facilities and faculty.The Atomic Energy Commission, in its 182nd meeting held on 16.03.2007 approved the proposal for establishment of NISER at Bhubaneswar. Till the permanent campus comes up, NISER will be functioning from the beautiful campus of the Institute of Physics (IOP), Bhubaneswar, a renowned Institute with state-of-art infrastructure that includes an excellent library, a large computer centre and a number of outstanding research laboratories. Dr. Viyogi, the director of Institute of Physics was given the official charge of NISER.

Course Name:

Ph.D program [Stream: School of Biological Sciences, School of Chemical Sciences, School of Computer Sciences, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Mathematical Sciences, School of Physical Sciences]

Eligibility:

Biological Sciences:

60% or equivalent GPA in Masters or M.Tech 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 or Mathematics having interest in pursuing a career in Biology are also encouraged to apply.

Candidates should have qualified at least one of the National Level Examinations i.e. CSIR-UGC-NET/GATE/JEST/GPAT/DBT/ICMR /JGEEBILS or any other equivalent national level examination valid for the academic year 2019-2020.

Chemical Sciences:

60% or equivalent GPA in Masters in Chemistry or allied Chemistry fields. Student with Master’s degree in any branches of Basic Sciences with Undergraduate degree in Chemistry (or chemistry as one of the subjects) or M.Tech in applied Chemistry or Computer Sciences with interest in pursuing a career in Chemistry are also encouraged to apply.

Candidates should have qualified at least one of these National Level Examinations i.e. CSIR-UGC NET, GATE valid for the academic year 2019-2020.

Computer Sciences:

60% or equivalent GPA in Masters in Computer Science, Electrical, Electronics Engineering or related fields, or Mathematics.

Candidates should have qualified at least one of these National Level Examinations i.e. CSIR-UGC-NET/GATE/JEST valid for the academic year 2019-2020.

Humanities and Social Sciences:

55%or equivalent GPA in Masters in Social Sciences and allied disciplines.

Candidates should have qualified at least one of the National Level Examinations i.e. UGC-NET/ICSSR fellowship or any other equivalent national level examination which is valid for the academic year 2019-2020.

Mathematical Sciences:

60% or equivalent GPA in Masters in Mathematics or Statistics or Computer Science.

Candidates should have qualified at least one of these National Level Examinations i.e. CSIR-UGC-JRF/GATE/NBHM*or any other equivalent national level examination valid for the academic year 2019-2020.

*Students who have appeared in the NBHM-PhD written test 2019 need not apply separately. They will be communicated by the School of Mathematical Sciences subject to the cut-off marks in the NBHM written test which will be decided by the school.

Physical Sciences:

60% or equivalent GPA in Master’s degree majoring in Physics or M.E./M.Tech in Applied Physics.

Candidates should have qualified at least one of these National Level Examinations i.e. CSIR-UGC-NET/GATE/JEST valid for the academic year 2019-2020.

How to apply:

·         The application form has to be filled up online through the website and candidates should follow stepwise instructions mentioned to complete the application submission process. At the time of application, along with this online form, the candidate should upload soft copy of the supporting documents as per the eligibility criteria.

·         Candidates intending to apply for more than one school should fill up online application forms for each school and submit separate forms with appropriate supporting documents.

·         Two sealed letters of reference in the prescribed format with signature of the referee on the envelope should be produced by the student at the time of interview. The copy of the reference letter is available online.

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

Closing Date:

Last date for filling up online application: 1st April, 2019 (Monday)

Tentative dates for test/interview will be as follows:

1. School of Biological Sciences: 16th - 17th May, 2019

2. School of Chemical Sciences: 13th - 14th May, 2019

3. School of Computer Sciences 24th May, 2019

4. School of Humanities and Social Sciences: 14th - 15th May, 2019

5. School of Mathematical Sciences: 27th - 29th May, 2019

6. School of Physical Sciences: 27th - 28th May, 2019

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