NBHM Scholarship for PG Studies in Mathematics 2017

Scholarships for Pursuing Post Graduate Studies (MA/M.Sc.) in Mathematics for 2017

The National Board for Higher Mathematics (NBHM) invites applications for the grant of scholarships to students for pursuing studies leading to a Master’s Degree in Mathematics for the academic year 2017-18


Eligibility Criteria

Only candidates belonging to one of the following categories can apply


Students holding a first class BA/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 recognised M.Sc. Programme 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


Scholarship Award

Successful candidates will receive a scholarship of Rs.6000/- 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 MA/M.Sc. or five-year integrated M.Sc. programme will receive their scholarship for only one year


Selection Procedure

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 23rd, 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



Written Test Centres

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


Application Procedure

Applications on plain paper should be made in the format given at the end of this advertisement


They should be sent, along with a recent passport sized photograph of the applicant a fixed 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


The envelope containing the application should be super-scribed NBHM MA/M.Sc. 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


For more details, please visit www.nbhm.dae.gov.in


Important Dates


Last Date for Receiving Applications: 28th July 2017


Applicant should contact zonal coordinator if hall ticket is not received by this date: 28th August 2017


Applicant should contact centre-in-charge suggested by zonal coordinator if hall ticket is not received by this date: 08th September 2017


Date of Written Test: 23rd September 2017


Government of India

National Board for Higher Mathematics, Department of Atomic Energy, Anushakti Bhavan, CSM Marg, Mumbai-40001, Email: [email protected], Website www.nbhm.dae.gov.in


For any query,  candidates are requested to check the official website  .

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