HBNI Bill - Instite of National Importance
Homi Bhabha National Institute is a Deemed University comprising of 10
Constituent Institutes (CI's), IMSc being one of these.
At IMSc there are two academic programs for students: the Ph. D. Program
and the Integrated PhD. Program. The PhD programs in Mathematics and
Theoretical Computer Science comes under the HBNI board of studies for
Mathematical Sciences. The PhD program of Physics comes under the HBNI
board of studies for Physical Sciences.
Students with a Bachlor's degree (B.Sc./B.Tech) are eligible for the
Integrated Ph. D. program and can get a Master's Degree along the way.
Students with a Master's Degree (M.Sc./M. Tech) are eligible for the
The selection of students is through National level examinations such as the
Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST), the GATE, CSIR. followed by an
interview. Selected students receive a Fellowship throughout their tenure,
typically of five years.
For more information, please follow the links to the homepages of IMSc and