Scope: The Integrated MSc-PhD programme in Mathematics at Kerala School of Mathematics is an advanced training program at the postgraduate level leading to doctoral studies. The coursework is very flexible with a focus on grooming students for a research career in Mathematics. Depending on the choice of the electives, a student also has the option to choose a research career in Physics or Theoretical Computer Science as well.

Eligibility: The minimum qualification required for joining the programme is B.Sc., B.Math., B.Stat. or equivalent degree with Mathematics as one of the subjects or BE/B.Tech. or equivalent degree. A maximum of 12 students shall be selected every year.

Selection: Students shall be admitted to the program through a two-tier process involving an initial screening from any of the following

      • National level examination conducted by CMI for their MSc program
      • Written exam of the NBHM Doctoral Scholarship Scheme.


The final selection thereafter will be based on a test/interview at KSoM.

The examination conducted by CMI will be held on Sunday, 22 May, 2022. The online application by CMI for the same is open till Saturday, 30 April, 2022. Candidates intending to apply for the Integrated MSc-PhD programme in Mathematics at KSoM should visit for completing their online application for the CMI examination.
The tentative date for the written test of the NBHM Doctoral Scholarship Scheme is Saturday 18 June 2022. More details regarding the NBHM written examinations are available on this page.
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