Instruction for even semester of 2017-18 Ph.D. written test

This for the students who have applied for the PhD position for even semester of 2017-18 academic year. The details of the PhD written test is the following:


The Ph.D. admission test is for 100 marks, out of which written test is for 45 marks and interview is for 55 marks. The questions for the written test shall be of multiple choice type (more than one option may also be correct) and/or fill in the blank type and the exam duration will be for two hours. There will be 15 questions, each of 3 marks, from each of the following two groups, namely  1. Probability, 2. Statistics.


A student will choose one group and needs to answer the 15 questions corresponding to that group.

Welcome to the School of Mathematical Sciences

Mathematics occupies a core intellectual position at NISER, an institution that is striving to be recognized as a Center of Excellence in science education and research in basic sciences.The School of Mathematics was established as a core department of the NISER along with other three Schools from the very beginning of NISER in 2007. It is growing rapidly and is now functioning in full swing. Currently, the school offers masters programme (5yr integrated) in Mathematics along with Ph. D. programme.

Year of Placement: 2017

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