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A career in Mathematics after Class XII

Published on : 16-05-2024 Powered by

Very often I come across many students wanting to carve a career in/through 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 the 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
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JEE-Adv for details.

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

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

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

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

6) Institute of Actuaries in India
Course offered: Progressive career path starting as a student member of Institute of Actuaries India (IAI) and crossing various stages
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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.
IISER, one will have to write the IISER admission test.

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Keywords : IIT, IOMA, CMI, ISI, BITS Pilani, NISER, Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Career


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