Information regarding Admission in PhD Programme is given below.


MSc Mathematics Admissions - 2018


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Applications are invited for admission to MSc in Mathematics Programme. At present this course is available at the University’s Belur Main Campus.


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.

Entrance Examination

The entrance examination will be held at the Belur Main campus of the University.

List of candidates shortlisted from the entrance examination will be put up on this Website. Candidates may look up the website accordingly.
Venue :
Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute
Belur Main Campus (just at the entrance of Belur Math),
PO Belur Math, Howrah 711202, West Bengal
Date and Time :  24th March 2018, 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm (3 hours)

Syllabus for Entrance Examination: Undergraduate level Real Analysis, Abstract Algebra, Linear Algebra, Vector Calculus.


  1. Principles of Mathematical Analysis, W. Rudin, TMH
  2. Mathematical Analysis, T. M. Apostol, Narosa
  3. Real Analysis, S. K. Mapa
  4. Topics in Algebra, I. N. Herstein, J. Wiley
  5. Abstract Algebra, D. S. Dummitt and R. M. Foote, J. Wiley
  6. Linear Algebra, K. Hoffman and R. Kunze, PHI
  7. Higher Algebra, S. K. Mapa

Application Forms

Application forms can be collected free of charge from RKMVERI office at Belur Main Campus in person from 1st February 2018 to 19th March 2018 during the office hours (from 10 am to 5 pm).
Application form and Admit Card are also available online for download as given below.
Photocopies of this form or copies of forms downloaded from RKMVERI website are acceptable.
The Admit Card with self attested photograph must be retained by the candidate and should be produced at the time of the entrance examination. DO NOT send/submit the admit card with the application form.

Submission of Application Forms

Application forms completed in all respects should be submitted on or before 19th March 2018 either in person at RKMVERI Office in Belur Main Campus (office hours: 10 am to 5 pm) or sent by post to the address given below.
At the time of submission of completed applications, a fee of Rs. 300/- should be paid in cash if the submission is in person. If sent by post, the application should be accompanied by a Demand Draft for Rs. 300/- drawn in favour of ‘Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute, Howrah’ payable at Belur Math, Howrah, preferably at UBI or SBI. Please write on the top of the envelope containing the application form: MSc Mathematics Admission 2018.
Address for sending the application:
    Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute
    Belur Math, Howrah 711202
    West Bengal
Please write on the envelope:  MSc Mathematics Admission Form.
The application form should reach us on or before 19th March 2018.

Date for publishing the results for entrance exam, and interview dates for those who qualify will be announced on the day of examination.


Fee Structure

Admission-cum-Registration Fee (one time): Rs. 5000/-
Tuition Fee: Rs. 6000/- per Semester
Examination Fee: Rs. 1000/- per Semester
Identity Card: Rs. 50/-
Caution Deposit (refundable on completion of the course after deduction for damages, etc, if any): Rs. 2000/-
Fees payable at the time of admission: Rs. (5000+6000+1000+50+2000) = Rs. 14050/-
Fees payable during each subsequent semester (2nd, 3rd, and 4th): Rs. (6000+1000) = Rs. 7000/-

Fees can be paid either by

a) Online Bank transfer (NEFT):  Click here for details.  After successful online payment please submit the UTR Number ( or transaction number) to the Account Dept at Medha Bhavan.
b) by drawing a Demand Draft in favour of ‘Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute, Howrah’ payable at Belur Math, Howrah, preferably at UBI or SBI.

Hostel Facility

Limited number of seats for male candidates are available in the hostel attached to the Belur Main campus. Students requiring admission to hostel have to apply separately.
The fee structure is as given below:
  1. Hostel admission fees (one time): Rs 500/-
  2. Per month Hostel accommodation fee: Rs 500/-
  3. Hostel Deposit (one time, refundable) – Rs 5000/-
  4. Monthly meal charges (variable as per the mess system) will be informed during admission.
Those selected for the hostel will be informed separately.


PhD Programme

We admit students for our PhD programme every year. Students are admitted on the basis of an interview held usually in early July 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 Educational and Research Institute Office.

Submission of Application Form

Application forms, along with necessary certificates, can be submitted on or before 10th of June either by post or in person during office hours at the Institute office, together with a fee of Rs.300/- by cash (in person) or demand draft in favour of 'Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute, Howrah'. Interviews for 2018 will be on 7th and 8th July at 11 a.m. according to the following lists.

List of candidates to be interviewed on 7th July :-

  1. Esrafil Ali Molla
  2. Samik Mitra
  3. Anik Pramanick
  4. Kanoy kumar Das
  5. Sourav Ghosh
  6. Sourav Das
  7. Biman Roy
  8. Biplab Pramanick
  9. Neha Mundhra
  10. Subhankar Das
  11. Krishnendu Paul
  12. Soumya Sirkhel
  13. Aishik Chattopadhyay
  14. Ratul Sau
  15. Santanu Mondal

List of candidates to be interviewed on 8th July :-

  1. MD Amir Hossain
  2. Dibyendu Biswas
  3. Tanmay Sahoo
  4. Dwaipayan Mishra
  5. Debasish Sadhukhan
  6. Alamgir Hossain
  7. MD Ibrahim Molla
  8. Jewel Mahajan
  9. Aritra Biswas
  10. Arpeeta Banerjee
  11. Partha Kayal
  12. Sanjit Dutta
  13. Masud Massan


Selection List :

1st List : 

  • Kanoy Kumar Das
  • Biman Roy
  • MD Ibrahim Molla
  • Sanu Bera
  • Snehashish Mukherjee. 

2nd List :

  • Esrafil Ali Molla
  • Sourav Das
  • Dwaipayan Mishra
  • Srijonee Sabnam Chaudhury
  • Krishnendu Paul
  • Santanu Mondal
  • Dibyendu Biswas.

All the Candidates are advised to take Admission as early as possible. 

The candidates in the 2nd List will have to take some additional courses to improve their knowledge.

All candidates are supposed to meet the faculty to know further details.