Monday, March 14, 2016

Admissions 2016-2017 @ Chennai Mathematical Institute


Admissions for August, 2016
  • Applications for August, 2016 are open. Look up the Application Procedure for details on how to apply. The last date for handing in completed forms is Friday, April 15, 2016.
  • For CMI's PhD programmes, you can also qualify for the interview by writing national level exams such as JEST and NBHM. Specific details are give below, at the bottom of this page.
  • For details about fee structure and hostel accommodation, please download the Information Brochure.
Academic programmes offered at CMI
  • 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.
Note: There is a common entrance examination for both the B.Sc. (Hons.) programmes. You need not select your course at the time of applying. The choice can be made after admission.
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
When admissions are open, you may apply online or request a printed application form, either by post or in person.
For all the programmes, applicants will have to take an entrance examination on Wednesday, 18 May 2016. The entrance examination centres for 2016 are as follows: Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Calicut, Chennai, Coimbatore, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Imphal, Indore, Kolkata, Madurai, Mumbai, Nagpur, Patna, Pune, Ranchi, Shillong, Silchar, Srinagar and Trivandrum.
Selection for all Ph.D. programmes will involve an interview at Chennai. For all other programmes, interviews will be at the discretion of the Admissions Committee—the Committee may call shortlisted candidates for an interview depending on their prior academic record.
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. 6000 per month and Ph.D. scholarships start at Rs. 25000 per month. Students of B.Sc. (Hons.) also receive an additional monthly scholarship of Rs. 1000, made possible through generous private donations. Students of M.Sc. and Ph.D. also receive supplementary scholarships made possible through private contributions.
For more information, please write to admissions@cmi.ac.in.
Qualify for PhD Mathematics via NBHM
 
Candidates applying to the PhD programme in Mathematics at CMI for the academic year starting August 2016 can qualify for the interview without writing the CMI entrance examination if they are been awarded the NBHM PhD Fellowship.
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 and pay the application fee. After you fill out the form, send an email to phdmath2016@cmi.ac.in attaching a scanned copy of your NBHM 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-2016
Candidates applying to the PhD programme in Computer Science at CMI for the academic year starting August 2016 can qualify for the interview on the basis of their performance in the Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST-2016) in Theoretical Computer Science, without writing the CMI entrance examination.
If you have written JEST-2016 and wish to apply to the PhD programme in Computer Science at CMI, you should fill out the CMI application form in full detail and pay the application fee. After you fill out the form, send an email to phdcs2016@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-2016, 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-2016
Candidates applying to the PhD programme in Physics at CMI for the academic year starting August 2016 can qualify for the interview on the basis of their performance in the Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST-2016) in Physics without writing the CMI entrance examination. Only candidates within the top 300 ranks will 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 and pay the application fee. After you fill out the form, send an email to phdphy2016@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 visit: http://www.cmi.ac.in