The National Board for Higher Mathematics (NBHM) offers MA/MSc scholarships for Indian applicants. These scholarships are available in the field of mathematics. Candidates who have applied for this scholarship on or before July 28, 2017 satisfying the below criteria should get ready for with there admit cards for written test.
Candidates belonging to one of the following categories can apply. Students holding a first class B.A./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. program expecting to complete the course by July 2017 with a first class (or, in the case of an honors 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 recognized M.Sc. program in mathematics. Students who have completed, or expect to complete by July 2017, three or four years of a five-year integrated M.Sc. program in mathematics with cumulative marks/grade equivalent to a first class.
About the NBHM Scholarship: Successful candidates will receive a scholarship of Rs. 6,000/- (Rupees Six Thousand Only) per month, during the two year period of the post-graduate program. 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 M.A./M.Sc. or five-year integrated M.Sc. program will receive their scholarship for only one year. To avail of the scholarship, students have to be enrolled in a recognized postgraduate program in mathematics in India.
How is the Selection Procedure done?
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 23, 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 programs.
The written test will be conducted at the following centers:
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.
How to Apply?
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 affixed 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/MSc Scholarships. Each candidate should clearly indicate two centers from the zone in which (s)he wishes to appear for the test, in order of preference.
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July 28, 2017: Last date for receiving applications.
August 28, 2017: Applicant should contact zonal coordinator if hall ticket is not received by this date.
September 8, 2017: Applicant should contact centre-in-charge suggested by zonal coordinator if hall ticket is not received by this date.
September 23, 2017: Date of written test.