NBHM Doctoral Scholarship 2023-24: Apply Online & Eligibility Criteria

The National Board of Higher Mathematics (NBHM) Government of India has announced NBHM Doctoral Scholarship 2023. The aim of this scholarship is to financially support the students who are pursuing a Ph.D. in Mathematics/Applied Mathematics. Only those candidates will get the scholarship who will clear the NBHM Doctoral Scholarship Test 2023. After clearing the test applicants also need to clear an interview to get the admission.

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NBHM Doctoral Scholarship 2023

The National Board of Higher Mathematics (NBHM) offers master’s and PhD-level scholarships to students across India who are planning to pursue a research career in Mathematics. This program also helps financially in paying tuition fees for you Ph.D. course.

Highlights Of NBHM Doctoral Scholarship 2023

Name Of The ScholarshipNBHM Doctoral Scholarship 2023
Launched ByNational Board for Higher Mathematics (NBHM) 
Delegated MinistryMinistry of Electronics and Information Technology
Allotted PortalIMSEC Portal
ObjectiveTo provide scholarships to the students for carrying out Ph.D. degrees
BenefitThe students will be able to get admission to the PhD degree in the Maths subject
Applicable toCitizens of India

Objective Of NBHM Doctoral Scholarship 2023

The objective of this program is to provide scholarship for pursuing doctoral studies (leading to a PhD degree) in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics. And another objective is to financially support the students by providing the scholarships.

Benefits and Features

  • This scholarship supports in doctoral studies leading to a PhD degree in Mathematics
  • House rent allowance is payable as per central government norms
  • The scholarship is sustainable only if the candidate is enrolled in Mathematics PhD program within this duration
  • The scholarship is deliver through the scholar’s academy
  • This scholarship includes monthly stipend as well

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants who will be able to clear the NBHM Doctoral Scholarship test and an interview after the test
  • Candidates who wish to enroll by August 2023 in the Ph.D./ integrated Ph.D. program of an institute that receives from NBHM the test scores for screening for admission to that program are also eligible
  • Aspirants must be enrolled in a full-time Ph.D. program in Mathematics/ Applied Mathematics in a recognized institute/ University
  • Must not have drawn the NBHM Doctoral Scholarship in the past

Required Documents

  • Passport size photograph
  • Scanned copy of the signature
  • Scanned copy of date of birth certificate
  • Scanned copy of the qualifying degree certificate
  • Scanned copy of marksheets of all semesters of qualifying degree
  • Scanned copy of the category certificate (if applicable)
  • Scanned copy of the NBHM-PhD fellowship endorsement form (if applicable)
  • Scanned copy of GATE or NET scorecard (if applicable)
  • Research proposal (if required)
  • Letter of recommendation (if required)

Selection Process

A written test will be held based on questions in topics normally covered in Master’s degree program in mathematics. The test will be for two and half hours and involve questions with short answers. Selection will be made on the basis of a written test followed by interview of short-listed candidates.

The written test will be conducted at the following centers divided into five separate zones:

  • Zone 1: Chandigarh, New Delhi
  • Zone 2: Allahabad, Indore, Jabalpur
  • Zone 3: Goa, Mumbai, Pune, Vallabh Vidyanagar
  • Zone 4: Bhubaneswar, Guwahati, Kolkata, Ranchi, Shillong
  • Zone 5: Bangalore, Chennai, Cochin, Hyderabad

Important Dates

Main EventsTentative Dates
Starting of online application portalLast week of November 2023
1st list of candidates for the test3rd week of December 2023
Application fee hike by Rs. 150/Last week of December 2023
2nd list of candidates for the test1st week of January 2024
Closure of application portal1st week of January 2024
3rd and final list of candidates for the testweek of January 2024
Date of scholarship testweek of January 2024

Financial Aid

  • Initially the monthly stipend for NBHM Doctoral Scholarship will be INR 31,000/- per month
  • After 2 years it will increased to INR 35,000/- for subsequent years
  • The yearly contingency grant for the scholarship is INR 40,000/-
  • Application fee includes INR 500/- at the time of submission of application form

Process To Apply Online Under NBHM Doctoral Scholarship

To apply for this scholarship follow these steps:

  • Visit the official website of NBHM through the link  below
  • On the homepage click on the link Online Application Portal
NBHM Doctoral Scholarship
  • If you are a new user click on Register Now
  • A form will appear on your screen.
NBHM Doctoral Scholarship
  • fill out the details required and register yourself under this scholarship.
  • If you are already a user enter username and password and then log in to your account

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