National Institute of Technology NIT Rourkela MSc Admission 2013

Admission Notice 2013-14

Master of Science (M.Sc) Admission Session 2013-14

Online applications are invited from eligible candidates for admission to the M.Sc. (2 year) programmes for the academic session 2013-14

[For the first time NIT Rourkela will admit students through IIT-JAM for admission to its 2 year M.Sc. programmes in Chemistry, Life Science, Mathematics and Physics]

Degree/Department/Programme code/Requisite Academic Qualification

M.Sc: Chemistry CY2
Qualification: B.Sc with Chemistry as a major subject and Mathematics at +2 level

M.Sc: Life Science LS2
Qualification: B.Sc with Botany, Zoology, Microbiology or any other Life Science related subjects as major subject

M.Sc: Mathematics MA2
Qualification: B.Sc with Mathematics as a major subject

M.Sc: Physics PH2
Qualification: B.Sc with Physics as a major subject and Mathematics at +2 level

Eligibility Criteria: B.Sc. degree from a recognized university in appropriate discipline with 60% marks or 6.5/10 CGPA in aggregate covering all subjects (not in major subject(s) only)

Candidates appearing B.Sc. Final year Examination may also apply for the above programme by due ate
However, they are required to submit their mark/grade sheet at the time of counseling and admission, failing which the applicants must produce a certificate signed by the Principal or Registrar of the

College/University last attended stating that all examinations including practicals necessary for award of the degree have been completed in order to be eligible for admission, in the prescribed format given in the Annexure-I

Such candidates have to produce their final result latest by 30th September 2013; else their admission will stand cancelled and all fees paid will be forfeited by the Institute


JAM Seats
CY: Gen-08, OBC-04, SC-02, ST-01, PH-0 Total-15
LS: Gen-07, OBC-04, SC-02, ST-01, PH-01 Total-15
MA: Gen-07, OBC-04, SC-02, ST-01, PH-01 Total-15
PH: Gen-08, OBC-04, SC-02, ST-01, PH-0 Total-15

Entrance Seats:
CY: Gen-08, OBC-02, SC-01, ST-01, PH-0 Total-07, Intake: 22
LS: Gen-15, OBC-08, SC-05, ST-02, PH-01 Total-31, Intake: 46
MA: Gen-04, OBC-02, SC-01, ST-01, PH-0 Total-07, Intake: 22
PH: Gen-03, OBC-02, SC-01, ST-01, PH-0 Total-07, Intake: 22

After the qualified candidates list is exhausted, unfilled seats under OBC and PH quota may be transferred to General category 

Reservation: Applicants claiming reservation under SC/ST/OBC/PH quota are required to produce valid certificate as detailed below at the time of admission failing which their candidature will be treated as General category

The OBC and PH certificates should have been issued on or after 01st January, 1.2013
Candidates claiming reservation under SC/ST quota are required to produce SC/ST certificate as prescribed by the Govt. of India

Candidates claiming reservation under OBC quota are required to produce OBC certificate (Annexure-II) and undertaking (Annexure-III) in the prescribed format for admission to academic programmes (and not the format for employment/recruitment)

Physically challenged candidates shall bring the Physically Challenged (PH) Certificate in the prescribed format given in Annexure IV

This certificate shall be signed by three members of Medical Board duly constituted by the State or Central Government under Person with Disability (PWD) Act

One of the doctors in the Medical Board shall be a specialist in the particular field pertaining to the disability; the name, degree, and specialization of all the doctors, date of issue shall be clearly visible in the certificate

The Medical Officer of NIT Rourkela may assess the Physically Challenged (PH) certificate and the decision of the Medical Officer is final and binding on the candidate

Attention of the PH candidates is drawn to Chapter XI, Section 56 of PWD Act for persons with severe disability

A disability of 80% or more is termed as severe disability. Suitability of such candidates for carrying out all activities related to theory and practical work as applicable to various programmes without any special concessions and exemption will be examined by the Institute authority with help of Medical Officer and the admission of such candidates is subject to the decision of the authority

Fee: SC-40500/-; ST Students Rs. 34500/-

The above fee is only for the 1st semester. For remaining semesters the approximate fee including Mess dues will be 29500/- (23500/- for SC/ST students) 

How to apply

Interested candidates satisfying the eligibility criteria may submit online application at following the instructions 

Applicants are advised to

Read the advertisement carefully,

Read the instructions to fill up the online application form

Fill up and submit the online application form accordingly

Pay non-refundable application fee of Rs.500/- online from online application portal

Applicants are NOT required to send hard copy of the application form or any other document(s) to NIT Rourkela

However, candidates who will be called for selection/admission will be required to submit the following at the time of reporting:

Signed copy of the application form, a set of Xerox copies of all certificates from HSC onwards
The same will be forwarded to the Academic Office by the department for record
They also need to produce original certificates from HSC onwards for verification

The list of selected candidates will be displayed in our Institute website and no postal intimation will be sent to the selected candidates

The candidates are requested to visit our Institute website for the merit list, selection, counseling and admission as per following schedule

Important Dates

Application form will be available in the Institute website for online submission: 13th May, 2013(Monday)

Closing date of online application: 10th June, 2013 (Monday)

Publication of list of applicants in the Institute website: 11th June, 2013 (Tuesday)

First selection List for JAM Seats: 13th June, 2013 (Thursday)

Admission of candidates against first selection list for JAM seats: 20th June, 2013 (Thursday)

Publication of vacancy for JAM Seats: 21st June, 2013 (Friday)

Spot admission for JAM Seats: 28th June, 2013 (Friday)

Publication of vacancy list after JAM spot admission: 28th June, 2013 (Friday)

Written test for Entrance seats. [JAM qualified candidates can also appear under this category with no preference towards their JAM score]: 28th June, 2013 (Friday)

Publication of merit list and first selection list for Entrance seats: 01st July, 2013 (Monday)

Admission against first selection list for Entrance Seats: 05th July, 2013 (Friday)

Publication of vacancy for entrance seats: 08th July, 2013 (Monday)

Spot admission for entrance seats against vacancy: 15th July, 2013 (Monday)

Registration for the 1st Semester: 22nd July, 2013 (Monday)

Starting of class: 23rd July, 2013 (Tuesday)


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