Institute / Organisation:National Board for Higher Mathematics (NBHM)
NBHM PhD in Mathematics Scholarships 2015
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 M.A./M.Sc. degree in mathematics.
Successful candidates will receive a scholarship amount of Rs.16,000/- (Rupees Sixteen thousand only) per month for the first and second year and Rs.18,000/- (Rupees Eighteen thousand only) per month for subsequent years, a contingency grant of Rs.20,000/- (Rupees Twenty thousand only) per year
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. Question papers of some earlier years will be available on the NBHM website (URL given at the top) and on the IMSc website (www.imsc.res.in, under “Quick Links’). Based on the performance in the written test, candidates will be short-listed for interview before final selection. The date of the written test is Saturday, January 24, 2015.
Application form can be downloaded from: http://www.nbhm.dae.gov.in/forms.html
Last Date of Submission of Application Form: August 1, 2015
For more details, please visit official website: http://www.nbhm.dae.gov.in/docs/phd15-16.doc