National Board of Higher Mathematics Scholarships for Pursuing PG Studies (M.A. / M.Sc.) in Mathemat


Applications are invited for Scholarships for Pursuing PG Studies (M.A. / M.Sc.) in Mathematics


Eligibility : ................... Applicants must be motivated B. A. / B. Sc. first class degree holders, or students, who have appeared for B. A. / B. Sc. final year examination and expect a bachelors degree with first class, or B.Sc. (honours) degree holders with at least second class, or students who have appeared for B. Sc. (honours) final year examination and expect a B. Sc. (honours) degree with at least second class. Students who have completed three years of an integrated M. Sc. course with cumulative grades equivalent to first class are eligible to apply. Students with good academic record and who are in M.Sc. ( Part -I) or in the fifth year of a 5 year integrated M.Sc. course are also eligible to apply. Applicants should be below the age of 23 years as on January 1, 2011. Exceptional cases, however, may be considered on merit.


How To Apply : ..................... Applications on plain paper should be made in the format. They should be sent in duplicate along with a recent passport size photograph attached to each copy and a self-addressed envelope to the appropriate person for the Zone in which the candidate wishes to appear for the written test. The envelope containing the application should be super-scribed "NBHM M.A. / M. Sc. Scholarships". Selection Procedure 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, September 24, 2011. The questions will be primarily in the areas of Algebra, Analysis and Geometry. The test will be for two and half hours and involve questions with short answers. (Please visit for question papers for some earlier years.)


The written test will be conducted at the following centres: Zone 1 : Chandigarh, New Delhi Zone 2 : Allahabad, Indore, Jabalpur Zone 3 : Mumbai, Goa, Pune, Vallabh Vidyanagar Zone 4 : Kolkata, Bhubaneswar, Guwahati,_Ranchi, Shilong Zone 5 : Chennai, Bangalore, Cochin, Hyderabad Important Dates: Last date for receipt of form: 01 August 2011 Entrance Date: 24 September 2011
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