nurture 2018
Summer School in Mathematics to the memory of Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis
22nd July 2018 - 10th August 2018
Central University of Tamil Nadu
(Funded by NBHM, Dept. Atomic Energy)

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Programme Outline

This will be a workshop to 2nd and 3rd year B.Sc. / Integrated MSc students of India. There will be courses in Foundation, Elementary Number Theory, Analysis and Linear Algebra . The faculty will be active and reputed mathematicians with a commitment to teaching. The aim of this workshop is to show the natural flavor of doing mathematics and encourages independent learning. Please read the aims and objectives of nurture in the home page.


Department of Mathematics,
Central University of Tamil Nadu,

Who can Apply?

Its open to all 2nd and 3rd year B.Sc. / Integrated M.Sc. students or equivalent studying in India. 5-10% seats may be allotted to non-mathematics and other mathematics students.

How to Apply?

  • Fill this online application form. A pdf will be generated, you need to print it and get it signed by your head of the department confirming your affiliation. Scan and send the soft copy of the signed application form to with subject "nurture application - 18NUR---".
  • Request one of your mathematics teachers to give the recommendation letter for you.
  • The completed application form and the recommendation letter (by email) should reach by 7th July , 2018

Important Dates

  • Last date for application submission: 7th July '18
  • Announcement of Selected candidates: 9th July '18; 6:00PM 11th July '18; 5:00PM
  • Confirmation of Participation: 17th July '18; 6:00PM
  • Programme Dates: 22nd July '18 - 10th August '18


  • The selection will be purely on merit, based on consistent good academic record and the recommendation letter from a mathematics professor closely acquainted with the candidate
  • Only selected candidates will be informed (by email) of their selection
  • The list of selected candidates will also be posted on the workshop website
  • Candidates selected for the programme will be provided free boarding, lodging and reading materials for the duration of the workshop
  • Second sleeper class Travel Allowance may be paid subject to the availability of funds. Due to paucity of funds we are not providing travel allowance for this workshop

Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis
(29 June 1893 - 28 June 1972)

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