Bhubaneswar: In a major step forward for NISER aspirants, the institute has increased its intake by 40 seats with enhancing the total number seats to 170. The counseling for undertaking the admission procedure will be commenced from July 7.
Notably, more than 67000 candidates had appeared for the National Entrance Screening Test (NEST) on May 27 conducted at 124 venues in 60 cities of the country in order to seek admission to the highly-sought National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER), Bhubaneswar. The Institute officially declared the results on its site on June 16 (Friday). Candidates can check results on the official site.
The Entrance Test had five sections such as general knowledge, physics, chemistry, mathematics and biology. Candidates needed rigorous preparations to clear the Test followed by counseling.
Based on their merit, they finally get to study the Five-year M.Sc Program in basic sciences-biology, chemistry, mathematics and physics at the NISER Bhubaneswar and Department of Atomic Energy Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences (UM-DAE CEBS) of University of Mumbai. The program has been designed to identify and train the candidates with cutting edge scientific research skills in the country.