Scholarships to students for pursuing research for a Ph.D. degree in Mathematics
Eligibility: Applicants must be motivated B.A./ B.Sc./ B.Tech. / B.E./ M.A./ M.Sc. degree holders or final year students of these degree courses. They must have a good academic record (1st Class or equivalent grade in all years from +2 level to the present. B.Sc (Honors) students with second class may also apply.
Scholarship: Successful candidates will be eligible to receive a scholarship amount of Rs. 16,000/- (Rs Sixteen thousand only) per month for the first and second year and Rs 18,000/- (Rs Eighteen thousands only) per month for subsequent years, a contingency grant of Rs. 20,000/- (Rs. Twenty thousand only) per year and house rent allowance as per central government norms wherever applicable.
Selection Procedure: A written test will be held based on questions in topics normally covered in Master’s degree programmes in mathematics. The test will be for two and half hours and involve questions with short answers. Question papers of some earlier years will be available on the NBHM web page (URL given at the top). Selection will be made on the basis of a written test followed by interview of short-listed candidates. The written test will be held on Saturday, January 22, 2011.