Notice

Due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, we are not conducting the written test for the PhD admission test in Mathematics and Statistics for 2020-21, Semester-II, admissions. We will conduct online interviews of shortlisted candidates on December 2-3, 2020 (the backup date: December 4, 2020) for the PhD admission in Mathematics, and December 2, 2020 (the backup date: December 3, 2020) for the PhD admission in Statistics. The following shortlisting criteria will be used for shortlisting candidates for online interviews:


SHORTLISTING CRITERIA FOR PH.D. MATHEMATICS ONLINE INTERVIEWS :

  1. An applicant having INSPIRE PhD fellowship and at least 60% marks in the last qualifying degree will be shortlisted.
  2. An applicant having NBHM PhD fellowship and at least 60% marks in the last qualifying degree will be shortlisted.
  3. An applicant having a master's degree in Mathematics from IITs with CPI more than or equal to cutoff set by the screening/selection committee will be shortlisted. For result awaited applicants, the CPI till the end of the third semester will be considered.
  4. An applicant having a valid GATE score (in Mathematics) more than or equal to cutoff set by the screening/selection committee and at least 60% marks in the last qualifying degree will be shortlisted.
  5. An applicant having a valid CSIR-UGC NET (fellowship) rank/score (in Mathematical Science) more than or equal to cutoff set by the screening/selection committee and at least 60% marks in the last qualifying degree will be shortlisted.

SHORTLISTING CRITERIA FOR PH.D. STATISTICS ONLINE INTERVIEWS :

  1. An applicant having INSPIRE PhD fellowship and at least 60% marks in the last qualifying degree will be shortlisted.
  2. An applicant having a valid GATE score (in Statistics/Mathematics) and at least 60% marks in the last qualifying degree will be shortlisted.
  3. An applicant having a valid CSIR-UGC NET (fellowship) rank/score (in Mathematical Science) and at least 60% marks in the last qualifying degree will be shortlisted.

Note : If any applicant fails to submit the required documents, then the applicant's candidature will be cancelled.

Note : The minimum marks in the last qualifying degree for the applicants under OBC-NCL, EWS, SC, ST, PwD categories will be as per the current Government of India rules regarding the same.


The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at IIT Kanpur offers separate Ph.D. programs in Mathematics and Statistics.
The advertisement for PG admissions 2020-21-II, has appeared in IIT Kanpur website on October 12, 2020
(http://www.iitk.ac.in/doaa/pgadmission.htm )

  • While processing applications only the first preference (Either Mathematics OR Statistics) will be considered for selection procedures.
  • For information on the new reservation category 'EWS', please check (http://www.iitk.ac.in/doaa/DOAA/implinks20192.htm )

Norms and General Instructions to the candidates shortlisted for online interview
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Schedule of Online Interview : PhD (Mathematics)
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Schedule of Online Interview : PhD (Statistics)
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Interview for shortlisted candidates of Mathematics (Revised)
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Interview for shortlisted candidates of Mathematics
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Interview for shortlisted candidates of Statistics
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Past question papers for qualifying written test for Mathematics candidates

Winter 2019

Summer 2019

Winter 2018

Summer 2018

Winter 2017

Summer 2017

Winter 2016

Summer 2016

Winter 2015

Past question papers for qualifying written test for Statistics candidates

Summer 2019

For any query related to Ph.D. admissions contact

Prof. Mohua Banerjee
Department Post Graduate Committee Convener
Department of Mathematics & Statistics, IIT Kanpur
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Mrs.Veenu Misra
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Phone: 0512-259-7456, E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.