A career in Mathematics after Class XII

Very often I come across many students wanting to carve a career in Mathematics and related areas after Class XII. While I must say that almost all Universities offer basic science/maths courses, but there are some programs that stand-out and are arguably the best being offered in the country today. I have listed these worthy programs below for your reference. Admission to all these is through entrance examination. We hope you find this information useful. Happy Exploring!

1) IIT
Course offered : 4 yr BS (Mathematics and Scientific Computing) at Kanpur, 5 yr integrated MSc (Applied Mathematics) at Roorkee, 5 yr integrated MSc (Mathematics & Computing) at Kharagpur
Check out link IIT-JEE for details.

2) IOMA (Institute of Mathematics and Applications, Bhubaneswar)
Course offered : BSc (H) in Mathematics and Computing
Check out link IOMA for details.

3) ISI (Indian Statistical Institute - Kolkata & Bangaluru)
Course offered : B Stat (Hons) at Kolkata and B Math (Hons) at Bengaluru
Check out link ISI for details.

4) BITS Pilani
Course offered : Integrated MSc
Check out link BITS-Pilani for details.

5) NISER (National Institute of Science Education & Research - Bhubaneswar & Mumbai)
Course offered : Integrated MSc programme in basic sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics) in National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) Bhubaneswar and University of Mumbai - Department of Atomic Energy, Centre for Excellence in Basic Sciences (UM-DAE CBS) Mumbai.
Check out link NEST-NISER for details.

6) Institute of Actuaries in India
Course offered : Progressive career path starting as student member of Institute of Actuaries India (IAI) and crossing various stages (Core Technical, Core Applications, Specialist Technical and Specialist Application. Applications for 2016 batch are in progress and the last date to apply is 28th Oct 2015.
Check out link Actuary-ACET for details.

7) IISER (Indian Institute of Science Education & Research - Bhopal, Kolkata, Mohali, Pune, Thiruvananthapuram and Tirupati)
Course offered : Integrated BS-MS in sciences and maths.
For IISER, one can qualify if he/she has obtained a rank in JEE-Advanced or KVPY (qualified in SA & SX) or will have to write the IISER entrance exam.
Check our link IISER for details

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