Chennai Mathematical Institute is a centre of excellence for teaching and research in the mathematical sciences. The Institute receives major private funding, side by side with substantial financial support from the Government of India. The main areas of research at CMI are Mathematics, Computer Science and Physics. In addition to a vibrant Ph.D. programme, the Institute will conduct B.Sc programmes in Mathematics and Computer Science as well as Mathematics and Physics, along with MSc programmes in Mathematics, Applications of Mathematics and Computer Science. Candidates can read all the necessary details regarding the Chennai Mathematical Institute (CMI) Entrance Exam 2019 such as application form, eligibility criteria, and selection criteria are given on this page.

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Chennai Mathematical Institute (CMI) Entrance Exam 2019

CMI has released the application form for Chennai Mathematical Institute (CMI) Entrance Exam 2019 for admission to the following courses for August 2019. The Application Form for august session has released on March 11, 2019 for all the programmes. Applicants need to take an entrance examination as per scheduled mentioned below. Candidates are requested to read carefully all the details before submitting the form.

Academic programmes offered at CMI

  • B.Sc. (Hons.) in Mathematics and Computer Science (3 year course).
  • B.Sc. (Hons.) in Mathematics and Physics (3-year course).
  • M.Sc. in Mathematics.
  • M.Sc. in Computer Science.
  • M.Sc. in Data Science
  • Ph.D. in Mathematics.
  • Ph.D. in Computer Science.
  • Ph.D. in Physics. : Joint Entrance Screening Test (JEST) for Ph.D. in Physics.

Note: There is a common entrance examination for both the B.Sc. (Hons.) programmes. You need not to select your course at the time of applying. The choice can be made after admission.

Events Dates
Application form availability 11 Mar 2019
Last Date for submission of Application Form 13 Apr 2019
Last date to fill out online applications, (including online payments), and for paper applications to reach CMI 13 Apr 2019
Last date for updating DD details online 16 APr 2019
Admit Card available from 01 May 2019
Date of Entrance Test 15 May 2019
Results of (Mathematics and Computer Science), B.Sc (Mathematics and Physics), M.Sc Data Science, M.Sc Mathematics and Ph.D. Mathematics Programme. To be announced
Result date for the Rest of the Programme. 18 June 2019
Interviews for Ph.D Mathematics (applicants with NBHM PhD fellowship)/PhD Mathematics (applicants qualifying through CMI entrance exam)/MSc Mathematics 27-28 May/17-18 Jun/19-20 Jun 2019

Eligibility Criteria

  • B.Sc. (Hons.) Mathematics and Computer Science:  12th standard or equivalent.
  • B.Sc. (Hons.) Mathematics and Physics:  12th standard or equivalent.
  • M.Sc. in Mathematics: Undergraduate degree (BA, BSc, BE, BTech, …) with a strong background in mathematics.
  • M.Sc. in Data Science: Undergraduate degree (BA, BSc, BE, BTech) with a background in mathematics/statistics/computer science.
  • M.Sc. in Computer Science: Undergraduate degree (BA, BSc, BE, BTech) with a strong background in computer science.
  • Ph.D. in Mathematics: B.E./B.Tech/B.Sc.(Math)/M.Sc.(Math).
  • Ph.D. in Computer Science: B.E/B.Tech/M.Sc.(C.S.)/M.C.A.
  • Ph.D. in Physics: M.Sc.(Physics).

Application form

Application form of Chennai Mathematical Institute (CMI) Entrance Exam 2019 is available on the official website of Chennai Mathematical Institute (CMI). The candidates have to apply online or request a printed application form, either by post or in person.

How to Apply?

When admissions are open, you may apply online or request a printed application form, either by post or in person.

For all the programmes, applicants have to take an entrance examination. The entrance examinations for 2019 will take place during May 2019 at centers across the country. The entrance examinations for 2018-19 will conduct at centers in the following cities: Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Calicut, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Imphal, Indore, Kanpur, Kolkata, Madurai, Mumbai, Nagpur, Patna, Pune, Ranchi, Shillong, Silchar, Srinagar, and Trivandrum.

Selection of all Ph.D. programmes will involve an interview at Chennai for shortlisted candidates. For all other programmes, interviews will be at the discretion of the Admissions Committee—the Committee may call shortlisted candidates for an interview depending on their prior academic record.

Admit Card

Admit Card will be available online for the entrance test. There will no photograph or signature required for the Admit Card. Candidates will have to carry a print out of the Admit Card to the Test Centre along with a photo-identity card. The photo-identity card can be a government-issued document like a passport, or an identity card, or a letter attested by your school/college/employer.

Entrance Exam Syllabus and Past Papers

The CMI past papers and entrance exam syllabus are available on the official website at Interested Candidates can get the CMI past papers and entrance exam syllabus through the direct link, which is given below. Solve these for an idea of the standard of questions. The type, however, changes every year and cannot be predicted. Be prepared for your logical skills to be tested alongside your academic preparation. Needless to say, your concepts being crystal clear is a basic requirement.


CMI Entrance Exam Result 2019 for various courses will be declared after the successful completion of the CMI Entrance Examination on the specified date by the Chennai Mathematical Institute. Candidates will be able to check the result the CMI Entrance Exam result from the official website. We will also provide you a direct link on this page to check the exam result.

Official Website:

You can use the CMI Entrance Exam 2019 information brochure for general information. – Information Brochure.

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