Name: National Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhubaneswar
Status: Engineering College
Affiliation: Homi Bhabha National Institute
National Institute of Science Education and Research,
Institute of Physics Campus,
PO: Sainik School,
Bhubaneswar, Orissa - 751 005,

Phone: +91 (674) 2304000

Total Seats: Not Available
Departments / Branches:
  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
Placement: Not Available
About the institute:
On 28th August 2006, the Prime Minister of India Dr. Manmohan Singh announced for the establishment of the National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) at Bhubaneswar, which will be operated under the umbrella of Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) of Govt. of India. He announced that the NISER will facilitate the synergy between research and higher education in science. He had stated categorically that NISER will be compared with the best institutions in the country in terms of facilities and faculty.The Atomic Energy Commission, in its 182nd meeting held on 16.03.2007 approved the proposal for establishment of NISER at Bhubaneswar. Till the permanent campus comes up, NISER will be functioning from the beautiful campus of the Institute of Physics (IOP), Bhubaneswar, a renowned Institute with state-of-art infrastructure that includes an excellent library, a large computer centre and a number of outstanding research laboratories. Dr. Viyogi, the director of Institute of Physics was given the official charge of NISER.

  • During the construction phase of the permanent campus, the institution is functioning under the Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar (IOPB).
  • The Orissa government has provided 300 acres (1.2 km2) free of cost for the upcoming campus, in Barunei Hills, between Bhubaneswar, the state capital and Khurda. This location is a few km southwest of Bhubaneswar.
  • The campus will contain academic as well as residential areas. The academic township will have a total building area of 56,500 m² consisting classrooms, faculty offices, a computer centre, a central library, administrative offices, a cafeteria, a workshop complex, an auditorium, and teaching and research laboratories. The sports complex, which would include aquatic facilities and a playground, would occupy 20,000 m².
  • Residential buildings, including hostels, apartments, faculty and staff housing of different categories, a guest house, a medical center (with 20 beds), a community center with shopping arcade, a gym, children's school etc., would occupy an area of 1,02,000 m².
  • The entire NISER township is stipulated to be completed within 36 months. A separate 3-acre (12,000 m2) campus near the Bhubaneswar city center is also being established.
Academic Activities: Not Available
Non-Academic Activities: Not Available
How to apply: Not Available
Fees and other expenses: Not Available
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