Applications are invited by National Board for Higher Mathematics (NBHM), Department of Atomic Energy, Mumbai for Ph.D Scholarships 2015 for pursuing research for a Ph.D. degree in Mathematics at any Indian institution.
Successful candidates will be eligible to receive a scholarship amount of Rs. 16,000/- per month for the first and second year and Rs 18,000/- per month for subsequent years, a contingency grant of Rs. 20,000/- per year and house rent allowance as per central government norms wherever applicable.
The Scholarships are normally for a total period of four years, sanctioned for one year at a time and renewable at the end of the year, subject to satisfactory progress.
The scholarship will be paid through the institution they join.
Applicants must be motivated BA / BSc / BTech / BE / MA / MSc degree holders or final year students of these degree courses. They must have a good academic record (1 st Class or equivalent grade in all years from +2 level to the present. BSc (Honors) students with second class may also apply.
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 andRs 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. The scholarships are normally for a total period of four years, sanctioned for one year at a time and renewable at the end of the year, subject to satisfactory progress. Candidates will be eligible for the enhanced amount of scholarship only after evaluation by the board at the end of the second year. If deemed fit, the scholarship may be extended to five years at the discretion of NBHM To avail of the scholarship the students have to enroll in an appropriate institution for a Ph.D. degree in mathematics. The scholarship will be paid through the institution they join.
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 involves questions with short answers. Question papers of earlier years will be available on the NBHM web page (URL given at the top). Selection will be made on the basis of the written test followed by interview of short-listed candidates. The written test will be held on Saturday, January 24, 2015.
The candidates who wish to be considered for PhD programmes in the
Institute of Mathematical Sciences (IMSc), Chennai and the
Harish-Chandra Research Institute (HRI), are required to appear for
this written test. For details Allahabad
The written test will be conducted at the following centres, divided into five separate zones:
Chandigarh, New Delhi
Allahabad, Indore, Jabalpur
Mumbai, Pune, Vallabh Vidyanagar
Guwahati, Kolkata, ,
Bangalore, Chennai, Cochin, Hyderabad
Applications on plain paper should be made in the format given at the end of the advertisement and should be sent in duplicate along with a recent passport size photograph attached to each copy 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 superscribed, "NBHM PhD Scholarship".
Applications should NOT be sent to the NBHM office. A candidate may send separate applications independently to more than one zone. However, in general, applications will not be transferred from one zone to another. Names of two centres from the respective zone must be clearly indicated giving the order of preference. A centre of candidate's choice will be allotted, as far as possible. If necessary, the zonal coordinator may sometimes allot some other centre close to the indicated alternatives.
Entrance Test: 24th January, 2015Last date for Submission form: 08th December, 2014