| Department of Mathematics

Ph.D. in Mathematics

Admission Requirements

Admission to the Ph.D. program is through a written test and interview. Eligibility: A Master’s Degree in Mathematics or related disciplines with overall marks of at least 60% (or equivalent grade). Please enquire in case you are uncertain about your eligibility for any reason. Candidates who have qualified for CSIR-UGC NET-JRF, GATE-JRF, JEST or NBHM Fellowship are preferred.

Sample Questions for Admission Test

  1. Click on Apply Now to apply online and pay the application fee.
  2. Print the completed form and send by speed post to the following address: EA to the Head Department of Mathematics School of Natural Sciences Shiv Nadar University NH-91, Tehsil Dadri Gautam Buddha Nagar, UP 201314, India The printed form should be accompanied by the following documents: (a) At least one sealed reference letter in support of the application (b) Demand Draft for application fee (If online fee payment mode is not used)
  3. Shortlisted applicants will be invited for a written test and interview conducted at SNU
  4. The written test will be in two parts, consisting of multiple-choice and descriptive questions respectively. The multiple-choice portion will contain Masters level questions from the fundamental areas of Linear Algebra, Algebra, Real Analysis, Metric Spaces, Complex Analysis, Numerical Analysis, Ordinary Differential Equations, Combinatorics, and Probability. The descriptive questions will be selected from the above as well as specialized topics such as Functional Analysis, Harmonic Analysis, Differential Geometry, Partial Differential Equations, Number Theory, and Graph Theory. As these may not have been studied by all students, the applicant will be allowed to choose between questions.