Integrated MSc Admissions 2020

National Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhubaneswar

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Admissions will close on 5th December 2020. Last date for admitted students to arrive on campus is 7th December 2020.


The aim of this distinguished institute is to attract bright, motivated students, nurture them to become world class scientists for the country who will take up challenging research and teaching assignments in universities, DAE institutes, R & D laboratories and various industries. The academic programme of NISER is designed to provide strong foundations to students through rigorous course work and development of experimental skills, before they embark at the threshold of research in the field of their choice. NISER puts equal emphasis on both research and teaching. The imparting of knowledge, by way of teaching and research attributes of its faculty, will inspire strongly motivated bright young students to dedicate their lives for scientific research.

Integrated M.Sc. (5-year) programme

NISER offers 5-year integrated M.Sc. Programme in basic sciences after 10+2 years of schooling (or equivalent). The nomenclature of the program is M.Sc. (5-year integrated) Programme in Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Mathematical Sciences and Physical Sciences.

The curriculum for the first two semesters (first year) is common to all students and specialization begins from the third semester. Further details of the programme is available at the following link.

Students are allocated schools in the second year after successfully completing all courses of the 1st year. The maximum number of seats in each school are the following

Procedure and Criteria for allocation of schools:

After successfully completing all courses of the 1st year, students are asked to give three preferences for schools. Schools are allocated based on two criteria

If the number of students preferring to join a school exceeds the maximum number of seats available in that school then allocation is done based on CGPA. In case of a tie, the student whose performance is better in that particular subject (in the first two semesters) is given the seat.