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 Chennai Mathematical Institute (CMI) Entrance Exam 2018 such as application form, eligibility criteria, and selection criteria are given on this page.

Latest: Chennai Mathematical Institute(CMI) has announced the Results for various programmes. Candidates can scroll down to check the further details from the link provided below.

Chennai Mathematical Institute (CMI) Entrance Exam 2018

CMI had released the notification for Chennai Mathematical Institute (CMI) Entrance Exam 2018 for admission to the following courses for August 2018. The Application Form for August 2018 was opened in March 2018 for all the programmes. Applicants will have 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.
Events Dates
Start Date of filling Online Application Form March 2018
Last Date for submission of Application Form 07 Apr 2018
Admit Card available from 30 Apr 2018
Date of Entrance Test 15 May 2018
Results of (Mathematics and Computer Science), B.Sc (Mathematics and Physics), M.Sc Data Science, M.Sc Mathematics and PhD Mathematics Programme. 01 Jun 2018
Result date for the Rest of the Programme. Before 19 Jun 2018

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


CMI Entrance Exam Result 2018 for (Mathematics and Computer Science), B.Sc (Mathematics and Physics), M.Sc Data Science, M.Sc Mathematics and PhD Mathematics Programmes has been declared after the successful completion of the CMI Entrance Examination on June 01, 2018 and for the remaining courses the result date will be before June 19, 2018 . Candidates can check the results of above mentioned programmes through the link provided below.

Result: Click here to check the results for (Mathematics and Computer Science), B.Sc (mathematics and Physics), M.Sc Data Science, M.Sc Mathematics and PhD Mathematics Programmes.

Admit Card

Admit Card is now available online for the entrance test. There is 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.

Admit Card:

  • Click here to generate the Admit Card for undergraduate(BSc) programmes.
  • Click here to generate the Admit Card for the postgraduate (MSc/PhD) programmes.

Application form

Application form of Chennai Mathematical Institute (CMI) Entrance Exam 2018 is available on the official website of Chennai Mathematical Institute (CMI). The candidates have applied online or requested a printed application form, either by post or in person.

Application process is over now….

Application Fee

Application Fees as per last year is given below.

  • The application fee is Rs 750 or Rs 900, depending on the combination of programmes that you apply for, for all postgraduate programme.
  • If you apply online, application fees may be paid online. You will find a link after you fill in your details in the application form.
  • If you apply online, application fees may also be paid by DD, in favour of Chennai Mathematical Institute, drawn on any bank, payable at Chennai.
  • If you request a printed application form, you can only pay by DD. The application fee is Rs 900 for all categories of applications, including applications for multiple MSc/ Ph.D. programmes. The DD should be sent along with your request for a form
  • For online BSc applications, the application fee is Rs 750. If you pay by DD, the application fee has to be sent along with a printed Payment Advice generated through the application form. Instructions are provided as part of the application form.
  • For online MSc/ Ph.D. applications, there are four categories of subjects
    • Category 1: MSc and/or Ph.D. Mathematics
    • Category 2: MSc and/or Ph.D. Computer Science
    • Category 3: MSc Data Science
    • Category 4: Ph.D. Physics

    If you apply in a single category, the application fee is Rs 750. If you apply in more than one category, the fee is Rs 900. The exact fee payable will be displayed when you fill out the application form.

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 will have to take an entrance examination. The entrance examinations for 2018 will take place during May 2018 at centers across the country. The entrance examinations for 2017 were conducted at centers in the following cities: Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Calicut, Chennai, Coimbatore, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Imphal, Indore, 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 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.

All students receive handsome scholarships that meet all expenses. B.Sc. (Hons.) students receive a scholarship of Rs. 4000 per month, M.Sc. students receive a scholarship of Rs. 6000 per month and Ph.D. monthly stipend start at Rs. 25000 per month for the first two years and Rs. 2800 per month for the next two years along with an annual book grant of Rs. 10,000.

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: B.E./B.Tech/B.Sc.(Physics)/M.Sc.(Physics).

Examination Centres

Shree Sahajanand Vanijya Mahavidyalaya
Opposite Panjrapole
Near Nehru Nagar Circle
Ambawadi, Ahmedabad 380 015

Harish-Chandra Research Institute Campus
Chhatnag Road, Jhunsi
Allahabad 211 019

Department of Computer Science and Automation
Seminar Hall (Room 254)
Indian Institute of Science
Bangalore 560 012

Institute of Mathematics and Applications
P.O. Andharua
Bhubaneswar 751 029

Department of Mathematics
University of Calicut
Calicut University PO, Kerala 673 635

Academic Block-2
Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Mohali
Knowledge City, Sector 81, Mohali
Punjab 140 306

P S Senior Secondary School
33, Alarmelmangapuram
Near Sai Baba Temple
Mylapore, Chennai 600 004

Halls K-502, K-503, M-401, M-501, M-503, M-504
PSG College of Technology
Coimbatore 641 004

Core II (Room no: 2101 and 2102)
(Near Department of Mathematics)
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
Guwahati 781 039

Seminar Hall
School of Mathematics and Statistics
Science Complex
University of Hyderabad
Hyderabad 500 046

Department of Mathematics
Manipur University
Canchipur 795 003
Imphal, Manipur

Academic Block
Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Indore
Prabandh Shikhar, Rau-Pithampur Road
Indore 453 556

L-19, Lecture Hall Complex
Academic Gate 2
IIT Kanpur
Kalyanpur, Kanpur 208 016

Apeejay School
BG-180, Sector – II
Salt Lake City
Kolkata 700 091

Madurai Kamaraj University Day College
A Block, Outpost
Alagarkoil Road, Tallakulam
Madurai 625 002

Department of Mathematics
IIT Bombay
Adi Sankaracharya Marg
Powai, Mumbai 400 076

Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT)
South Ambazari Road
Nagpur 440 010

New Delhi
Kendriya Vidyalaya Masjid Moth
Sadiq Nagar, Sector III
New Delhi 110 049

IIT Patna
Block 9, Tutorial Block
Bihta, Patna 801106

Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics, (IUCAA)
Chandrashekar Auditorium
Savitribai Phule Pune University Campus,
Pune 411 007

Jawahar Vidya Mandir
HSL Colony, Shyamali
Ranchi 834 002

Department of Mathematics
North-Eastern Hill University
Permanent Campus
Mawkynroh-Umshing, Shillong 793 022

Department of Mathematics
Gurucharan College Silchar
College Road
Silchar 788 004, Assam

Jammu and Kashmir Institute of Mathematical Sciences, (JKIMS)
Campus, Amar Singh College
Gogjibagh, Srinagar 190 008

Mar Ivanios College
Mar Ivanios Vidya Nagar
Nalanchira P.O
Thiruvananthapuram 695 015

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.

Official Website:

For more details of CMI Entrance Exam download CMI Entrance Exam 2018 – Information Brochure.

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