National Board for Higher
Scholarships For Pursuing Post
Graduate Studies (M.A./M.Sc) in Mathematics For The Academic Year 2011-12
The National Board for Higher Mathematics (NBHM) was set up
by the Government of India under the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), in the
year 1983, to foster the development of higher mathematics in the country, to
formulate policies for the development of mathematics, help in the establishment
and development of mathematical centres and give financial assistance to
research projects and to doctoral and postdoctoral scholars. NBHM functions
essentially autonomously framing its own budget taking into account the funds
made available by DAE.
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
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.
Age Limit: Applicants should be below the age of 23 years as on
January 1, 2011. Exceptional cases, however, may be considered on merit.
Successful candidates will be eligible to receive a scholarship of Rs.6,000/-
(Rs. six thousand only) per month, during their two-year (oneyear if the student
is granted the scholarship during the second year) M.A. / 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. Students who are in M.Sc.
(Part-I) or in the fifth year of a 5 year integrated M.Sc. course will get the
scholarship only for one year. To avail of the scholarship the students have to
be enrolled in an appropriate institution, in India, for an M.A. / M.Sc. degree
in Mathematics. The scholarship will be paid through the institution they join.
Selection Will be made on the basic of a written test followed by
interview of short listed candidates.The written test will be held
on Saturday , September 24,2011.
Last Date : 01.08.2011
Exam Date: 24.09.2011