NBHM-Scholarships

National Board for Higher Mathematics Scholarships for Pursuing Post Graduate Studies (M.A,M.Sc) in Mathematics 2007-08

NBHM-Scholarships

National Board for Higher Mathematics

Website:http://www.nbhm.dae.gov.in/

>National Board for Higher Mathematics-Scholarships for Pursuing Post Graduate Studies (M.A,M.Sc) in Mathematics

>National Board for Higher Mathematics Scholarships for Pursuing Post Graduate Studies (M.A,M.Sc) in Mathematics for the Academic Year 2007-08

Scholarships for Pursuing Post Graduate Studies (M.A/M. Sc) in Mathematics for the Academic Year 2007-08

The National Board for Higher Mathematics (NBHM) invites applications for the grant of scholarships to students for pursuing studies for M.A/ M. Sc degree 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. Student who have completed three years of an integrated M. Sc course with cumulative grades equivalent to first class are also eligible to apply.

Application should be below the age of 23 years as on January 1, 2007, exceptional cases, however, may be considered on merit.

The Scholarship:

Successful candidates will be eligible to receive a scholarship of Rs.4000/- (Rupees Four Thousand only) per month, during their two-year (one-year if the students is granted the scholarship during the second year) MA/ M. Sc programme. The scholarships are sanctioned for one year at a time and are renewable at the end of the year, subject to satisfactory progress.

To avail of the scholarship the students have to be enrolled in an appropriate institution for an M.A. / M. Sc degree in Mathematics. The scholarship will be paid through the Institution they join.

Selection Procedure:

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 22, 2007. 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 http://www.nbhm.dae.gov.in 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, Bhubaneshwar, Guwahati, Ranchi, Shillong

Zone 5: Chennai, Bangalore, Cochin, Hyderabad

How to Apply:

Applications on plain paper should be made in the format given at the end of the advertisement. They should be sent in duplicate along with a recent passport size photograph attached to each copy and a self-addressed envelope, affixed with Rs.5/- postage stamp, 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?. Addresses of persons (zonal coordinators) to whom the applications should be sent, are given below

Two centres where the candidate may like to appear for the written test must be clearly indicated giving the order of preference. While it is not guaranteed that a centre of a candidate?s choice will be allotted, every effort will be made to do so. NBHM reserves the right to allot the centre closest to the indicated alternatives.

Address for sending completed applications:

Zone 1: Prof. R.J. Hans Gill Department of Mathematics Panjab University Hans Raj Gupta Hall, Chandigarh ? 160 014 Email: hansgill@pu.ac.in

Zone 2:

Prof. Satya Deo Tripathi Harish-Chandra Research Institute Chhatnag Road, Jhusi, Allahabad ? 211 019 Email: vcsdeo@yahoo.com

Zone 3:

Prof. S.G.Dani School of Mathematics Tata Institute of Fundamental Research Homi Bhabha Road, Colaba, Mumbai ? 400 005 Email: dani@math.tifr.res.in

Zone 4: Prof. S.C. Bagchi Stat-Math Unit, Indian Statistical Institute 203, B.T. Road, Kolkata ? 700 108 Email: somesh@isical.ac.in

Zone 5: Prof. S. Kesavan Institute of Mathematical Sciences CIT Campus, Taramani Chennai ? 600 113 Email: kesh@imsc.res.in

Deadline:

The last date for the receipt of completed applications is Monday, July 30, 2007.

A communication calling the applicant for the test (hall ticket) together with allotment of center will be sent so as to reach the candidate by August 31, 2007. In the event of an applicant not receiving a communication regarding the test by the due date, the eligible applicant shall contact the person (zonal-coordinator) to whom the application was sent, to find out the status and the appropriate remedial measures.

A hall-ticket sent by a zonal coordinator is normally necessary to appear for the test. In exceptional cases, eligible candidates may be admitted to the test, at the discretion of the centre-in-charge at the appropriate centre. For this purpose, the applicant must contact the centre-in-charge suggested by the appropriate zonal coordinator. Information about test centres and persons-in-charge may be obtained form the zonal coordinator, NBHM website or by contacting NBHM office (address at the top).

Important Dates:

July 30, 2007: Last date of receiving application

August 31, 2007: The applicant shout contact the zonal coordinator to whom the application was sent, if he/she does not receive a communication about the test (or hall-ticket) by this date

September 14, 2007: The applicant must contact the centre suggested by the zonal coordinator if the applicant does not receive a hall ticket by this date.

< September 22, 2007 : Date of Written Test

Proforma of Application Please refer Employment News dated : 7-13 July 2007

Reference Website:www.nbhm.dae.gov.in

National Board for Higher Mathematics Scholarships for Pursuing Post Graduate Studies (M.A,M.Sc) in Mathematics 2007-08