Friday, March 2, 2012

Admissions @ CMI

Applications for August, 2012 are open. Look up the Application Procedure for details on how to apply. The last date for handing in completed forms is Friday, April 20, 2012.
For CMI's PhD programmes, you can also qualify for the interview by writing national level exams such as CSI/JEST/NBHM/UGC. Specific details are give below, at the bottom of this page.
Academic programmes offered at CMI
Note: From 2012, the B.Sc. (Hons.) Physics programme is restructured as an integrated B.Sc. (Hons.) in Mathematics and Physics. There will be a common entrance examination for the two B.Sc. (Hons.) programmes. You need not select your course at the time of applying. The choice can be made after admission.
  • B.Sc. (Hons.) in Mathematics and Computer Science (3 year integrated course).
  • B.Sc. (Hons.) in Mathematics and Physics (3 year integrated course).
  • M.Sc. in Mathematics.
  • M.Sc. in Applications of Mathematics.
  • M.Sc. in Computer Science.
  • Ph.D. in Mathematics.
  • Ph.D. in Computer Science.
  • Ph.D. in Physics.
Eligibility for Admission
  • B.Sc. (Hons.) Mathematics and Computer Science:    12th standard or equivalent.
  • B.Sc. (Hons.) Mathematics and Physics:    12th standard or equivalent.
  • M.Sc. in Mathematics:    B.Sc.(Math)/B.Math/B.Stat/B.E./B.Tech.
  • M.Sc. in Applications of Mathematics:    B.Sc.(Math,Physics,Statistics)/B.Math/B.Stat/B.E./B.Tech.
  • M.Sc. in Computer Science:    B.E./B.Tech/B.Sc.(C.S.)/B.C.A. or B.Sc.(Math) with a strong background in C.S.
  • Ph.D. in Mathematics:    B.E./B.Tech/B.Sc.(Math)/M.Sc.(Math).
  • Ph.D. in Computer Science:    B.E/B.Tech/M.Sc.(C.S.)/M.C.A.
  • Ph.D. in Physics:    B.E./B.Tech/B.Sc.(Physics)/M.Sc.(Physics).
How to Apply
You may apply online or request a printed application form, either by post or in person. Look up the Application Procedure for details on how to apply.
For all the programmes, applicants will have to take an entrance examination on Friday, 25 May, 2012. The entrance examination centres for 2012 are as follows: Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Calicut, Chennai, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Imphal, Kolkata, Madurai, Mumbai, Patna, Pune, Ranchi, Shillong, Srinagar and Trivandrum.
In addition, selection for all Ph.D. programmes, as well as the M.Sc. programmes in Mathematics and Applications of Mathematics, will involve an interview at Chennai.
All students receive handsome scholarships that meet all expenses. B.Sc. (Hons.) students receive a scholarship of Rs. 4000 per month, M.Sc. students receive a scholarship of Rs. 5000 per month and Ph.D. scholarships start at Rs. 16000 per month. Students of B.Sc. (Hons.) also receive an additional monthly scholarship of Rs. 1000, made possible through generous private donations.
For more information, please write to admissions@cmi.ac.in.
Qualify for PhD Mathematics via NBHM/CSIR
Candidates applying to the PhD programme in Mathematics at CMI for the academic year starting August 2012 can qualify for the interview on the basis of their performance in the written exam in Mathematics conducted by NBHM/CSIR, without writing the CMI entrance examination.
If you wish to apply to the PhD programme in Mathematics at CMI through this channel, you should fill out the CMI application form in full detail. After you fill out the form, send an email to phdmath2012@cmi.ac.in attaching a scanned copy of your NBHM/CSIR scorecard along with your BSc and MSc academic transcripts.
If you qualify directly for the interview based on your performance in these exams, you will receive a notification from the Admissions Committee. If you do not hear from us, you must write the CMI entrance examination in order to qualify.
Qualify for PhD Computer Science via JEST-2012
Candidates applying to the PhD programme in Computer Science at CMI for the academic year starting August 2012 can qualify for the interview on the basis of their performance in the Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST-2012) in Theoretical Computer Science, without writing the CMI entrance examination.
If you have written JEST-2012 and wish to apply to the PhD programme in Computer Science at CMI, you should fill out the CMI application form in full detail. After you fill out the form, send an email to phdcs2012@cmi.ac.in to inform us that you have also written JEST.
If you qualify directly for the interview based on your performance in JEST-2012, You will receive a notification from the Admissions Committee. If you do not hear from us, you must write the CMI entrance examination in order to qualify.
Qualify for PhD Physics via JEST-2012
Candidates applying to the PhD programme in Physics at CMI for the academic year starting August 2012 can qualify for the interview on the basis of their performance in the Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST-2012) in Physics without writing the CMI entrance examination. Only candidates within the top 300 ranks will be qualify through this category.
If you wish to apply to the PhD programme in Physics at CMI through this channel, you should fill out the CMI application form in full detail. After you fill out the form, send an email to phdphy2012@cmi.ac.in attaching a scanned copy of your JEST scorecard.
If you qualify directly for the interview based on your performance in these exams, you will receive a notification from the Admissions Committee. If you do not hear from us, you must write the CMI entrance examination in order to qualify.

For more info: http://www.cmi.ac.in