Scope This two-year programme offers advanced-level training in Mathematics. On successful completion of the programme, students will be able to pursue a research/ academic career in Mathematics. Depending on the choice of the optional subjects, the students will also be able to work in the fields of Probability Theory and Theoretical Computer Science. This programme is offered in alternate year at Bengaluru or Kolkata. This year it is being offered at Kolkata.
Eligibility In order to be eligible for admission to this programme, an applicant must have
- a three year Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, or
- a BE/B Tech Degree, with Mathematics as a subject, or
- a B Stat degree from ISI.
Selection Procedure Students with B Math (Hons) degree from ISI are offered direct admission to this programme without any selection test or interview. For all other eligible candidates, including students with B Math (Pass) degree from ISI, selection for admission to the programme is based on performance in written admission tests and subsequent interview.
The admission tests will comprise multiple-choice questions in Mathematics in the first part and short-answer type questions in Mathematics in the second part. The questions will be on Mathematics at a level corresponding roughly to the Mathematics Honours/Major of Indian universities.