Bhubaneswar: National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) Bhubaneswar has invited
applications from Indian citizens for admission to PhD program for 2018-19 (Winter Session).
The PhD programmes will commence from 04 January 2019 in the following schools of NISER, Bhubaneswar: School of Biological Sciences (SBS); School of Chemical Sciences (SCS); School of Physical Sciences (SPS); School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS); and School of Computer Sciences (SCPS)
Key Dates: Online application has commenced from 01 October 2018 (Mon). The last date for filling up online application form is 02 November 2018 (Fri).
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.
Chemical Sciences: 60% or equivalent GPA in Masters in Chemistry or allied fields. Student with Master’s degree in any branches of Basic Sciences or M.Tech in Applied Chemistry or Computer Sciences with interest in pursuing career in Chemistry are also encouraged to apply.
Physical Sciences: 60% or equivalent GPA in Master’s degree cumulatively till the last year/semester examination appeared in M.Sc majoring in Physics or M.E./M.Tech in Applied Physics.
Humanities and Social Sciences: 55% or equivalent GPA in Masters in Social Sciences and allied disciplines
Computer Sciences: 60% or equivalent GPA in Masters in Computer Science, Electrical, Electronics Engineering or related fields, or Mathematics.
Also Candidates applying for admission in School of Chemical Sciences, Humanities & Social Sciences and Computer Sciences should have qualified at least one of these national level examinations i.e. CSIR-UGC NET/GATE/JEST/INSPIRE (Doctoral fellowship under AORC Scheme with fellowship) or any other equivalent national level examination, valid for the current year in the relevant area of research.
Further Candidates applying for admission in School of Biological Sciences should have qualified at least one National Level Exam with fellowship (CSIR-NET, DST INSPIRE, DBT, ICMR or any other equivalent) and must have valid fellowship certificate for the year 2019 at the time of application. Fellowship certificate/award letter must be submitted at the time of application.
Candidates applying for admission in School of Physical Sciences should have qualified at least one National Level Exam i.e CSIR-UGC NET/GATE/JEST or any other equivalent national level examination valid for the current year.
Fellowship: The scholarship given by NISER is Rs 25,000/- for first two years, which will subsequently be enhanced to Rs28,000/- for remaining three years, subject to the condition that he/she fulfills all the requirements of the Institute that will be stipulated from time to time.
For exact details on eligibility conditions, how to apply and other detail, the candidates should refer the PhD Admission page on the official website of NISER Bhubaneswar.