About NISER and CEBS
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 CEBS) Mumbai are both residential institute equipped with state of art teaching and research laboratories, modern computational facilities, computer centres and excellent libraries. All the students are accommodated in on–campus hostels, for both girls and boys, and are provided with an environment conducive to science education and research.
The details of the Integrated MSc programme, list of courses, research activities of the individual
schools, institute facilities and faculty profiles at NISER and CEBS can be found on their
respective websites (www.niser.ac.in and www.cbs.ac.in).
NEST Scholarship 2017
The 5–year integrated MSc programme at NISER and CEBS offers a limited number of merit
based INSPIRE (by the Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India) scholarships of
Rs 5,000/– per month and an additional Rs 20,000/– per year for carrying out summer projects. For the students entered into the MSc programme through NEST–2016 the numbers of such scholarships were 60 for NISER and 25 for CEBS.
Besides, top performers at NISER and CEBS, securing overall grades above certain threshold at
the end of the programme, are eligible to appear directly for the interview for admission to
Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) training school.