NISER is an educational institution imparting high-quality science education as well as focusing on research development in the country. This institution was established by the Department of Atomic Energy with an aim to become a hub for education of basic sciences and allied subjects. Admission to bright students is given to the institution. They are framed by the best scientists of India and world serving as faculties in the institution. The curriculum is formed and upgraded with the support of various scientists from India and abroad.

NISER offers a 5 year integrated MSc programme in Biological, Chemical, Mathematical and Physical sciences. At present, the campus of NISER is Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar, which includes an excellent library. Degrees at NISER will be awarded by the Homi Bhabha National Institute (HBNI), a deemed-to-be University within the Department of Atomic Energy.

Total 60 seats are available. This number also includes the seats for SC/ST/OBC candidates and persons with disability (PD) as per reservation norms of Government. Further details are available on the NISER Official Website

Starting 2014, Integrated Science Education and Research Center (ISERC), Visva Bharati will also admit students based on NEST scores for integrated MSc Programs. The eligibility criteria are the same as that for NISER/CBS and the students admitted to ISERC are also eligible for INSPIRE scholarship. For more information, check out Visva Bharati Website