NBHM Scholarship 2017 for doing PG in Maths
The National Board for Higher Mathematics (NBHM), Department Of Atomic Energy, Government Of India, invites applications for the grant of scholarships to students for pursuing studies leading to a masters degree in mathematics.
Only candidates belonging to one of the following categories can apply.
• Students holding a first class B.A./B.Sc. degree in mathematics or students holding a B.A.(Hons.)/B.Sc.(Hons.) degree in mathematics with at least a second class.
• Students in the final year of the B.A./B.Sc. programme expecting to complete the course by July 2017 with a first class (or, in case of an honours program, at least a second class).
• Students with a good academic record who have already completed, or expect to complete by July 2017, one year of a recognized M.Sc. program in mathematics.
• Students who have completed, or expect to complete by July 2017, three or four years of a five-year integrated M.Sc. programme in mathematics with cumulative marks/grade equivalent to a first class.
Successful candidates will receive a scholarship of Rs. 6,000/- (Rupees Six Thousand Only) per month, during the two year period of the post-graduate programme.The scholarships are sanctioned for one year at a time and are renewable at the end of the year, subject to satisfactory progress.
Students selected for the award of the scholarship when in the final year of the M.A./M.Sc. or five-year integrated M.Sc. program will receive their scholarship for only one year.
Selection will be made on the basis of a written test followed by an interview of short-listed candidates. The written test will be held on Saturday, September 23, 2017. The test will be of two and a half hours’ duration and involve questions requiring short answers, primarily in the areas of analysis and algebra, but also in other areas of mathematics covered in undergraduate mathematics programmes.
The written test will be conducted at the following centres:
Zone 1: Chandigarh, New Delhi, Srinagar.
Zone 2: Allahabad, Indore, Jabalpur, Raipur.
Zone 3: Goa, Mumbai, Pune, Vallabh Vidyanagar.
Zone 4: Bhubaneswar, Guwahati, Kolkata, Ranchi, Shillong.
Zone 5: Bangalore, Chennai, Cochin, Hyderabad.
How to Apply
Applications on plain paper should be made in the prescribed format.
NBHM MA/ Msc Scholarship 2017 application format is available here
Sent the application form along with a recent passport sized photograph of the applicant affixed to it and a self-addressed envelope, to the Zonal Coordinator of the zone in which the candidate wishes to appear for the written test. Addresses of the zonal coordinators are given below.
The envelope containing the application should be super-scribed NBHM MA/MSc Scholarships.
Each candidate should clearly indicate two centres from the zone in which (s)he wishes to appear for the test, in order of preference.
The addresses of the zonal coordinators for sending the completed applications are as follows:
Prof. Gurmeet Kaur Bakshi email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Department of Mathematics,
Hans Raj Gupta Hall,
Chandigarh – 160 014.
Prof. Kalyan Chakraborty email: email@example.com
Harish-Chandra Research Institute,
Chhatnag Road, Jhusi,
Allahabad – 211 019.
Prof. Siddhartha Bhattacharya email: firstname.lastname@example.org
School of Mathematics,
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research,
Homi Bhabha Road, Colaba,
Mumbai – 400 005.
Prof. Avishek Adhikari email: email@example.com
Department of Pure Mathematics,
University of Calcutta,
35, Ballygunge Circular Road,
Kolkata – 700 019.
Prof. S. Kesavan email: firstname.lastname@example.org
c/o Institute of Mathematical Sciences,
CIT Campus, Taramani,
Chennai – 600 113.
Completed applications should reach the zonal coordinators by Friday, July 28, 2017.
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