Programs Offered: B.Sc. (Hons.) in Mathematics and Computer Science & B.Sc. (Hons.) in Mathematics and Physics (3 year integrated course).
Chennai Mathematical Institute (CMI), a Deemed University under Section 3 of the UGC Act 1956, is recognized both within the country and abroad as one of the important centres in India for research and teaching in mathematical sciences. Founded in 1989 as part of the SPIC Science Foundation, it has been an autonomous institute since 1996. The research groups in Mathematics and Computer Science at CMI are among the best known in the country. The Institute receives substantial support for its activities from the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE).
The Admissions to the two B.Sc (Hons) programs is via an Entrance Test.
Note: Students with exceptionally good performance in National Science Olympiads may be exempted from writing the entrance examination at the discretion of the Admissions Committee.
The teaching programmes at CMI are run in cooperation with the Institute of Mathematical Sciences (IMSc), Chennai. The courses are taught by the faculty of CMI and IMSc well as distinguished visiting scientists from other academic institutions such as the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai, the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), IGCAR, Kalpakkam, IIT Madras, Chennai, the Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA), Pune and the Eole Normale Superieure (ENS), Paris.
Rs.100,000/- per semester (2 semesters per year)
Other charges: Rs. 23,800 per semester, (Rs. 4,000, Rs. 16,800 and Rs. 3,000 towards hostel fees, mess and establishment charges respectively).
Scholarships: A substantial number of scholarships will be available, consisting of a full waiver of the tuition fees. The number of scholarships will be roughly equal to the number of students admitted in recent BSc batches. In addition, a limited number of fellowships will be available, with a monthly allowance of Rs. 5,000. The eligibility of a student to receive scholarships and fellowships will be reviewed every semester and will depend on satisfactory academic performance.
Reservations to the program for SC, ST, OBC, Physically Challenged, shall be as per Govt. of India norms.