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Applications invited for talent search programme



Applications have been invited for 18 {+t} {+h} Mathematics Training and Talent Search programme (MT & TS 2010) funded by National Board for Higher Mathematics. The objective of the programme is to expose young students to the excitement of problem-solving, to promote independent mathematical thinking and to prepare them for higher aspects of mathematics.

The MTTS programme will conducted be at three levels—level ‘O', level I and level II. In level ‘O', there will be courses in linear algebra, analysis and number theory / discrete mathematics. In level I and II there will be courses on algebra, analysis and topology. There will be seminars by students at all levels.

The faculty will be active mathematics with a commitment to teaching and from various leading institutions and they will give instructions to stimulate the participants to think and discovers mathematical results.

Eligibility for Level ‘O': first year undergraduate (B.Sc./ B.Stat./ B.Tech.) students with mathematics as one of their subjects.

Level I: second and final year undergraduate (B.Sc./ B.Stat./ B.Tech.) students with mathematics as one of their subjects.

Level II- first year postgraduate (M.Sc./ M. Stat., M.Tech.) students with mathematics as one of the subjects.

There are three venues for MTTS 2010—Regional Institute of Education, Mysore during May 17- June 12, 2010 (All 3 levels), Harish Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad during May 24-June 19, 2010 (Level ‘O'), Visvabharathi University, Santhiniketan, West Bangal, during May 24-June 19, 2010 (Level ‘O').

How to apply

Application form and other details can be had from the head, Department of Mathematics, of institutions concerned or can be downloaded from the website www.mtts.org.in/apply/.

Online application facilities are also provided. You can also write a letter to the programme director to the following address along with a self-addressed and stamped envelope of size 10 cm x 22 cm superscribed ‘MTTS- 2010 Application Form' on the cover.

Address: Programme Director, MTTS, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, University of Hyderabad, P.O Central University, Hyderabad – 500046, Phone 040 – 66794059. Last date for the receipt of completed applications is February 27.

The selection will be based on merit and the recommendation letter from a Mathematics professor closely acquainted with the candidate. Only selected candidates will be informed of their selection by the third week of March 2010. For details visit www.mtts.org.in.

GOPAKUMAR KARAKONAM

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