NBHM PhD, Integrated PhD Mathematics Scholarships 2018

NBHM PhD and Integrated PhD Mathematics Scholarships 2018 through Joint Screening Test


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 PhD Degree in Mathematics and(ii) admissions to the PhD/Integrated PhD Programs 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


Scholarship Details

Scholarship amount of Rs 25000/- per month for the first and second year and Rs 28000/- per month for subsequent years, a contingency grant of Rs 32000/- per year and house rent allowance as per Central Govt. norms wherever applicable will be received by the candidates


Eligibility Criteria

Applicants for the NBHM PhD scholarship must be mathematically motivated and hold a master’s degree in (pure or applied) mathematics or statistics or must be final year students of these degree courses

They must have a good academic record (first class or equivalent grade in all years from 10+2 level to the present; students having passed a B.Sc. (Honours) course with a second class may also apply, provided they have a masters degree or are in the final year of the same

Candidates who have completed their B.S/M.A/M.Sc. (or equivalent) degree and have secured admission to a recognized PhD Program on or before August 2017 are eligible

Students who wish to apply for the PhD/Integrated PhD Programs of HRI, IISER, Pune, or IMSc must apply and appear for the written test. For this purpose, apart from the students mentioned earlier, students holding a B.Sc./B. Stat/B.S./B.Tech./B.E. degree, or those in the final year of such degree course, with a consistently good academic record from +2 level as mentioned above may also apply


Selection Procedure

Candidates must appear for a written test which will feature questions based on topics normally covered in master’s degree programs in mathematics

The test will be of 150 minutes duration and will involve questions with short answers. Question papers of some earlier years will be available on the NBHM website
Based on the performance in the written test, candidates will be short-listed for interview before final selection

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



Applications should be made on plain paper in the given format

Applications should be made on plain paper in the format given at the end of this advertisement 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 super scribed NBHM PhD Scholarship

For more details, please refer the website – www.nbhm.dae.gov.in


Important Dates


Last Date for Receiving Applications: 08th December 2017


Date of Written Test: 20th January 2018


NBHM Mumbai

National Board for Higher Mathematics (NBHM), Mumbai – (Govt. of India) National Board for Higher Mathematics, Dept. of Atomic Energy, AnushaktiBhavan, CSM Marg, Mumbai-400001, Email: [email protected], Website www.nbhm.dae.gov.in


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

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