The Department of Mathematics at Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University runs two programmes:
- PhD (scroll below)
PhD interview for 2015: Sunday 19 April 2015, 10 am at Medha Bhavan, Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University.
Admission norms and guidelines for both programmes are as follows.
We are currently running our MSc programme in alternate years.
Syllabus of MSc Programme
The details of the MSc Mathematics curriculum can be found in our Syllabus.
BSc(Hons) in Mathematics/Physics/Statistics or BMath/BStat/BE/BTech to be completed by the end of the academic year in which the student appears for the examination. Students who have secured 60% or more (in honours subjects) till the end of their penultimate year of undergraduate studies may appear for the written examination. There is a relaxation of 5% for SC/ST candidates.
The fees per semester will be about Rs.3000/-.
Syllabus for Entrance Examination: Undergraduate level Real Analysis, Abstract Algebra, Linear Algebra, Vector Calculus.
- Principles of Mathematical Analysis, W. Rudin, TMH
- Mathematical Analysis, T. M. Apostol, Narosa
- Real Analysis, S. K. Mapa
- Topics in Algebra, I. N. Herstein, J. Wiley
- Abstract Algebra, D. S. Dummitt and R. M. Foote, J. Wiley
- Linear Algebra, K. Hoffman and R. Kunze, PHI
- Higher Algebra, S. K. Mapa
Issue of Application Forms
Application forms are available for download or can be collected from the University office in person, starting four months before the date of the entrance examination, during office hours between 10 am to 5 pm.
Submission of Application Form
Application forms, along with necessary certificates, can be submitted (along with attested copies of marksheets and certificates) either by post or in person during office hours at the University office, together with a non-refundable fee of Rs.200/-. If the application form is sent by mail, a Demand Draft for the requisite amount should be made out in favour of Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University. Affix an attested passport size photograph in the apllication form. The applications should reach the Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University office at least one week before the date of the entrance examination.
The Admit Card with the attested photograph must be retained by the candidate for the entrance examination and brought to the hall during the examination. Do not mail admit card with the application form.
Please download the admit card too if you are downloading the application form.
(Please refer to admission notice for exact dates.)
The next admission test for MSc will be for the 2015-17 session.
Date: Sunday, 1 March 2015 (written)
Tentative interview dates for those who qualify: 7, 8 March 2015 (10 am -- 5 pm)
We are currently admitting students for our PhD programme every year. Students are admitted on the basis of an interview held usually in March or April of each year.
MSc in Mathematics. Students who have secured 60% or more till the end of their penultimate year of masters' level studies may appear.
Students should also have qualified at one of the following national level written examinations:
- National Board of Higher Mathematics (NBHM)
- CSIR-NET Junior Research Fellowship
Exceptional students from other disciplines and/or exceptional undergraduates in Mathematics may also be considered, exclusively at the discretion of the Department faculty.
Issue of Application Form
Application forms may be downloaded or collected personally during office hours from the Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University Office.
Submission of Application Form
Application forms, along with necessary certificates, can be submitted either by post or in person during office hours at the University office, together with a fee of Rs.200/- by cash (in person) or demand draft in favour of Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda University.