NBHM Scholarship 2018 for doing Phd/ Integrated Phd in Maths

NBHM Scholarship to do Phd/ Integrated Phd in Mathematics 2018 notification

The National Board for Higher Mathematics (NBHM) invites applications to appear for the joint screening test for (i) the grant of NBHM scholarships to students for pursuing research for a Ph.D. degree in mathematics and (ii) admissions to the Ph.D./Integrated Ph.D. programmes of certain institutions in India which include the Harish-Chandra Research Institute (HRI),Allahabad, the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) , Pune, and the Institute of Mathematical Sciences (IMSc) , Chennai.

Eligibility to receive the NBHM Ph.D. scholarship is restricted to students who have completed their B.S./M.A./M.Sc.  (or equivalent) degree and have secured admission to a recognized Ph.D. programme.

Selection Procedure

Candidates must appear for a written test which will feature questions based on  topics  normally  covered  in  masters  degree  programmes  in  mathematics.  The test will be of 150 minutes’ duration and will involve questions with short answers. Based  on  the  performance  in  the written test, candidates will be short-listed for interview before final selection.

The date of the written test January 20, 2018.

The written test will be conducted at the following centres, divided into five separate zones:
Zone 1:
Chandigarh, 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 should be made on plain paper in the Prescribed format and should be sent along with a recent passport sized photograph and a self-addressed envelope affixed with a Rs.  5/- postage stamp to the address as given below for the appropriate zone in which the candidate wishes to appear for the written test.  The envelope containing the application should be superscribed NBHM Ph.D. Scholarship.

PROFORMA for National Board for Higher Mathematics Application for Ph.D. Scholarship in Mathematics

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(1)NAME (In BLOCK LETTERS); (2) Date of Birth;  (3) Nationality;  (4) Gender (Male/Female);  (5) Choice of two centres for test in order of preference from the list of centres in the zone to which application is sent;  (6)Address  for  correspondence  (IN  BLOCK  LETTERS)  with  PINCODE;  (7) e-mail address; (8) Telephone:  Landline (with STD code)/mobile; (9) Name and  address  of  current  institution  of  study/affiliation  (if  applicable);  (10) Class in which you are currently studying and Course (if applicable);  (11) Details of academic qualifications beginning with Matriculation, School Leaving Certificate or equivalent, in the following format:

Institution University/Board
Exam.  passed/ appeared for Year of passing
Division/ Class
% marks in mathematics

(12) Any other relevant information in support of your candidature including Awards or Scholarships (13) Whether you have applied for NBHM scholarships in the past.   If ‘yes’, give year(s) of  application,  whether  called  for test/interview and the outcome.
Signature of the applicant

Addresses of zonal coordinators for sending completed applications

Zone 1
Prof.  Gurmeet Kaur Bakshi,
Department of Mathematics,
Punjab University,
Hans Raj Gupta Hall,
Chandigarh – 160 014.

Zone 2
Prof.  Kalyan Chakraborty,
Harish-Chandra Research Institute,
Chhatnag Road, Jhusi,
Allahabad – 211 019.

Zone 3
Prof.  Siddhartha Bhattacharya,
School of Mathematics,
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research,
Homi Bhabha Road, Colaba,
Mumbai – 400 005.

Zone 4
Dr.  Avishek Adhikari,
Department of Pure Mathematics,
University of Calcutta,
35, Ballygunge Circular Road,
Kolkata – 700 019.

Zone 5
Prof.  S. Kesavan,
c/o Institute of Mathematical Sciences,
CIT Campus, Taramani,
Chennai – 600 113.

Last date for receipt of completed applications is December 8,2017.

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