NISER, started under flagship of Department of Atomic Energy, conducts NEST every year for admissions to PHD and PG programs. The National Institute of Science Education & Research (NISER) conducts the National Entrance Screening Test (NEST), every year in month of May. The admission will be done purely on the basis of the merit obtained in the Screening Test. 
Every year NISER publishes information in month of January and Announcement of results on NEST website will be done in month of June. 
National Entrance Screening Test (NEST) is a compulsory test for students seeking admission to National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER), Bhubaneswar and University of Mumbai - Department of Atomic Energy Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences (UM-DAE CBS), Mumbai.
Eligibility Criteria:

  • Minimum 60% marks in 12th  from any recognized Board in India . 

 NISER offers a 5 year integrated M.Sc. programme in Biological, Chemical, Mathematical and Physical sciences.