NBHM Scholarship for PhD 2018 (National Board for Higher Mathematics Scholarship for PhD 2018) 2018
Exam Date: 20/01/2018 Exam State: All India Last Date: 08/12/2017

Exam Details
NBHM Scholarship for PhD 2018
C.S.M. MARG, MUMBAI-400 001
e-mail: msnbhm@dae.gov.in
Website: www.nbhm.dae.gov.in

The National Board for Higher Mathematics (NBHM) invites applicationsto appear for the joint screening test for

(i) the grant of NBHM scholarshipsto students for pursuing research for a Ph.D. degree in mathematics and

(ii)admissions to the Ph.D./Integrated Ph.D. programmes of certain institutionsin India which include the Harish-Chandra Research Institute (HRI),Allahabad, the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research(IISER), Pune, and the Institute of Mathematical Sciences (IMSc),Chennai.

The written test will be conducted at the following centres, divided into five separate zones:

Zone 1: Chandigarh, Delhi, Srinagar

Zone 2: Allahabad, Indore, Jabalpur, Raipur

Zone 3: Goa, Mumbai, Pune, Vallabh Vidyanagar

Zone 4: Bhubaneswar, Guwahati, Kolkata, Ranchi, Shillong

Zone 5: Bangalore, Chennai, Cochin, Hyderabad


Applicants for the NBHM PhD scholarship must be mathematically motivated and hold a masters degree in (pure or applied) mathematics or statistics or must be final year students of these degree courses. They must have a good academic record (first class or equivalent grade in all years from Plus Two level to the present. Students having passed a B.Sc.(Honours) course with a second class may also apply, provided they have a masters degree or are in the final year of the same.

Students holding a four-year B.S. (or equivalent) degree, or those in the final year of such a programme, may also apply, but they are eligible to receive the NBHM scholarship only if they secure admission to a recognized Ph.D. programme by August 2017.

Students who wish to apply for the Ph.D./Integrated Ph.D. programmes of HRI, IISER, Pune, or IMSc must apply and appear for the written test. For this purpose, apart from the students mentioned earlier, students holding a B.Sc./B. Stat/B.S./B.Tech./B.E. degree, or those in the final year of such degree courses, with a consistently good academic record from Plus Two level as mentioned above may also apply. (For more details, visit www.hri.res.in, www.iiserpune.ac.in and www.imsc.res.in.) Students for these doctoral programs need not apply separately to these institutions again.

Selection Procedure: Candidates must appear for a written test which will feature questions basedon topics normally covered in masters degree programmes in mathematics.

Admission process

Applications should be made on plain paper in the format given at the end of this advertisement and should be sent along with a recent passport sized photograph 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 Ph.D. Scholarship.

 Applications should not be sent to the NBHM office.

Names of two centres from the respective zone must be clearly indicated, giving the order of preference.

Important Dates

NBHM Scholarship 2018 Dates/ Notification

Date of written test: 20 Jan 2018

Last date for receiving applications: 08 Dec 2017

Applicant should contact zonal coordinator if hall ticket is not received by this date: 05 Jan 2018

 Applicant should contact centre-in-chargesuggested by zonal coordinator if hall ticketis not received by this date: 15 Jan 2018


The NBHM Scholarship:

Successful candidates will receive a scholarship amount of Rs. 25,000/- (Rupees Twenty-five Thousand Only) per month for the first and second year and Rs. 28,000/- (Rupees Twenty-eight Thousand Only) per month for subsequent years, a contingency grant of Rs. 32,000/- (Rupees Thirty-two Thousand Only) per year and house rent allowance as per central government norms wherever applicable. The scholarships are normally for a period of four years, sanctioned for one year at a time and renewable at the end of each year, subject to satisfactory progress. The enhanced amount of scholarship may be offered after evaluation by the Board at the end of the second year. If deemed fit, the scholarship may be extended for a fifth year at the discretion of NBHM.

To avail of the NBHM scholarship, successful students must enroll themselves in a recognized Ph.D. degree programme. The scholarship will be paid through the institution they join. Part-time research students cannot avail of the scholarship.

For More Information Please Visit: http://www.nbhm.dae.gov.in