Pursuing the Career in the World of Numbers


Students are usually wary of mathematics. There is a common aversion towards the subject from many of the youngsters. Many of the students are studying Mathematics only for the sake of passing the exam. Some people are desperately waiting to leave the subject soon after the tenth standard. The aversion for mathematics can be seen even in the science students, so people are opting Biology with Computer science to get rid of the subject. But the reality is that the subject is very easy to learn and there are immense career opportunities for mathematics scholars.  

Mathematics is also recognized as one of the better career option for the interested candidates. The students who have done their higher studies in the subject can have opportunity in various sectors like academic, IT, scientific, banking and engineering fields. If you are interested in pursuing a career in  mathematics, many institute in our country welcome the students with right aptitude in the numerical world.

The students who wish to pursue higher studies in Mathematics can either go for the integrated Master’s program, which is a five year course, or can pursue three year B.Sc program and then can do the M.Sc course. The research based study in mathematics also offer a shining career path for the learner. In India the leading institutes offer integrated PhD programs in Mathematics for the research oriented brains. The Major ones in the field are

India Institute of Science, Education and Research

The institute is under the MoHR and the aim is to spread the research based education for supporting the national objective. Research is the key word for development and it is very crucial for the future economical activities of the country, as it introduces innovative methods and solutions for many national issues.

The institute offer dual degree course in Bachelor-Master of Science and also offer a platform for research program.

We have five IISER institutes across the country and each institution is independent from each other. The basic qualification for the student to get admission into this institute is plus two with more than 60% marks in the final board exam. The students are asked to take IIT JEE or KVPY or the IISER science aptitude test for the admission process. There will be a assessment test and a counseling process for the students in the final selection stage.

The students pursuing the integrated program BS-MS are offered a scholarship of Rs.5,000/month under the Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana. The institute prepares the students to excel in the research programs in Mathematics thus by having a career in the modern scientific and technological world.

National Institute of Science and Research

This is yet another prominent institute in the country under the Division of Atomic Energy and the Degrees are recognized by the Homi Bhaba National Institute, a deemed university in the country. The institute offer 5 year integrated MSc program in Mathematics under the residential program.

The basic eligibility is plus two with 60% mark in the qualifying examination. The institute carries out national Entrance screening test to identify the right talent for the offered courses. The student’s of NISER are also offered a scholarship of Rs.5,000/month and the institute is  helping the students to shape their career in the field of mathematics.

Indian Institute of Technology

Though Indian Institute of technology is the last word for the Engineering program in India, the institute also offer Integrated M.Sc program in Applied Mathematics. The institute offers different streams like B. Tech,M.Tech or M.Sc for the Mathematics aspirants.

The selection process is based on the IIT JEE exam score. The higher secondary student with minimum 60% in the board exam is eligible to apply for the exam. The exam is of objective mode and there will be two papers, paper I and paper II, testing the reasoning, analytical and comprehension ability of the students. The curriculum and the academic activities are designed to offer the in-depth knowledge to the students in the subjects.

Birla Institute of Technology and Science

The Birla institute is yet another leading institute in the country which offer integrated M.Sc program for the Mathematics aspirants. Those opt for the integrated course are also given a chance to select a second degree in BE or B.Pharm under the dual degree system.

The selection process is based on Birla Institute of Technology and Science Admission Test. The students with at least 80% marks in the science subjects are eligible to take the test.

Another major institutes or Universities which offer the platform for pursuing a career in mathematics include Indian Institute of Science, University of Hyderabad, etc. These institutes offer integrated programs in Maths and thus open a door in the world of numbers.

These are the major institutes which offer courses in Mathematics. Once you able to make a friendship with the numbers, you will have excellent opportunity in the job market. If you are a person who is able to crack the solution of the puzzles and complex operations, a social recognition automatically comes to you. Mathematics is a subject which can boost-up your thinking process, analytical skills, judging ability and also it enables the nerves to function properly.

Whether it is numerical or Complex, real or Algebra, Trigonometry or Binary, be a good friend of them. They are not odd, they also encourage fun…



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