Waiver of Written Tests



  • Applicants of B Stat-B Math programmes who are INMO awardee

The written test is waived for applicants of B Stat-B Math programmes who have been selected as INMO AWARDEES to participate in the International Mathematics Olympiad Training Camp (IMOTC) in the current year or in any previous year, based on their performance in the Indian National Mathematics Olympiad (INMO) conducted by the National Board of Higher Mathematics, Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India. Such candidates will be directly called for interviews. However, like all other candidates, such candidates are also required to apply in the prescribed application form for admission to the programme. Merely holding an INMO Certificate of Merit from Homi Bhaba Centre for Science Education (HBCSE) or clearing any Math Olympiad organised by any other organisation will not suffice for waiver of written tests for selection to the programme. Final selection of these candidates would be based on their performance in the Interview.

Applicants of M Tech (CS) programme with valid GATE score

An applicant of M Tech (CS) programme with a valid GATE score above a threshold (to be decided by the Selection Committee) in his/her own subject will be directly called for interview. Final selection of such candidates would be based on their academic records and their performance in the interview. These candidates are required to apply, like all other candidates, in the prescribed application form.

Applicants of JRF Programmes holding a degree from ISI

For an applicant of a Junior Research Fellowhip (JRF) programme who has obtained a Master's degree in the relevant discipline from Indian Statistical Institute with at least 75% in the aggregate without any back-paper or compensatory examination in any course during the entire programme, and is applying within two years of graduating, the written test will be waived, and he/ she will be called directly for interview by the corresponding JRF selection committee. However, such candidates are also required to apply, like all other candidates, in the prescribed application form. Final selection of such candidates would be based on their academic records and their performance in the interview.