Friday, December 9, 2011

NBHM - Ph.D Scholarship 2012 - 2013

Government of India
National Board For Higher Mathematics

Department of Atomic Energy
Anushakti Bhavan, CSM Marg, Mumbai 400 001

Scholarships For Pursuing Doctoral Programme Ph.D in Mathematics For The Academic Year 2012 - 2013

The National Board for Higher Mathematics (NBHM) invites applications for the grant of scholarships to students for pursuing research for a Ph.D. degree in Mathematics

Eligibility: Applicants must be motivated B.A./B.Sc./B.Tech. /B.E./M.A./M.Sc. degree holders or final year students of these degree courses. They must have a good academic record (1st Class or equivalent grade in all years from +2 level to the present. B.Sc (Honors) students with second class may also apply.

The Scholarship: Successful candidates will be eligible to receive a scholarship amount of Rs. 16,000/- (Rs Sixteen thousand only) per month for the first and second year and Rs 18,000/- (Rs Eighteen thousands only) per month for subsequent years, a contingency grant of Rs. 20,000/- (Rs. Twenty thousand only) per year and house rent allowance as per central government norms wherever applicable. The scholarships are normally for a total period of four years, sanctioned for one year at a time and renewable at the end of the year, subject to satisfactory progress. An 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 to five years at the discretion of NBHM To avail of the scholarship the students have to enroll in an appropriate institution for a Ph.D. degree in mathematics. The scholarship will be paid through the institution they join.

How to Apply: Applications on plain paper should be made in the format given at the end of the advertisement and should be sent in duplicate along with a recent passport size photograph attached to each copy 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. A candidate may send separate applications independently to more than one zone. However, in general, applications will not be transferred from one zone to another. Names of two centres from the respective zone must be clearly indicated giving the order of preference. A centre of candidate’s choice will be allotted, as far as possible. If necessary, the zonal coordinator may sometimes allot some other centre close to the indicated alternatives.

Important Dates:

December 16, 2011: Last date of receiving application.

January 6, 2012: The applicant should contact the zonal coordinator to whom the application was sent, if he/she does not receive a communication about the test (or hall-ticket) by this date.

January 20, 2012: The applicant must contact the centre suggested by the zonal coordinator if the applicant does not receive a hall ticket by this date.

January 28, 2012: Date of Written Test.



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