The Integrated Ph.D. Programme
See also: The Ph.D. Programme
The Department of Mathematics, through its Integrated Ph.D. programme, offers exciting opportunities to talented students holding a Bachelor's
degree for acquiring a rigorous and modern education in mathematics, and for pursuing research in both pure and applied mathematics.
Admission to the Integrated Ph.D. (Int. Ph.D.) Programme in the Mathematical Sciences is through the Joint Admission Test for M.Sc. (JAM) followed by an interview (of those candidates who are short-listed) at IISc.
Click here and follow the link that says Information Brochure for the syllabi for the relevant JAM
HAVE OCCURRED in the admissions process to the Int. Ph.D. programme in the Mathematical Sciences at IISc. Please read what follows CAREFULLY!
- PLEASE NOTE: You will not see the Int. Ph.D. programme in the Mathematical Sciences listed in any of the eligibility-criteria
tables in any of the documents posted at the JAM 2016 website! Instead please read the following points.
- Aspirants for the Int. Ph.D. in the Mathematical Sciences must write the JAM 2016 examination. However, an aspirant who has qualified in JAM 2016
will need to apply separately to IISc through our admissions portal (see below). Additionally, THE NEXT THREE POINTS SHALL
BE THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS for the Int. Ph.D. in the Mathematical Sciences.
- First Class or equivalent grade in:
B.Sc. or equivalent degree with Mathematics as one of the subjects (this includes the B.Stat. degree, and a B.A. degree with
Mathematics as one of the subjects); OR
B.E./B.Tech. or equivalent degree
- Please note that candidates with higher qualifications are
- Candidates can appear for either the Mathematics (MA) or the Mathematical Statistics (MS) JAM paper.
A short-list of candidates who have applied to the IISc, and determined by the JAM 2016 score,
will be drawn up. The short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview at IISc. The interview short-list
and any subsequent offer of admission will be totally independent of the candidate's preferences (for any other programmes) made via JAM 2016.
Candidates who are yet to complete their examinations for the eligible degree and expect to complete all the requirements for
their degree (including all examinations, project dissertations, viva voce, etc.) before July 31, 2016, are eligible to apply.
How to Apply
Please refer to the following web page for further information on the JAM 2016 application process:
As regards the separate application to IISc: The IISc online portal for 2016 admissions is NOW OPEN. Visit
this page for information and instructions on how to access the online admission portal.
|Dates pertaining to JAM 2016 || ||See
|Deadline for submitting IISc application || ||March 21, 2016
|Interviews at IISc || ||To be announced
Students admitted to the Integrated Ph.D. programme need to complete 57
credits of course work (typically, a course is worth 3 credits) and 7 credits of project work by the end of the
fourth semester of their joining the programme. (View the webpage Courses for more information.)
Employment Opportunities after Ph.D.
Visit the webpage Career in Mathematics.
Other Relevant Material
Question papers of past IISc Int. Ph.D.
entrance examinations. NOTE: The IISc entrance examinations have been discontinued. These question papers are only
indicative of the problems you might have to solve in the JAM Mathematics (MA) paper.
JAM 2013 question papers
JAM 2014 question papers
JAM 2015 question papers