• The entrance exam will be held on Sunday, 4 October, 2020. Both BSc and MSc/PhD exams will be held in a single session, in the morning, from 09:30 to 12:30.

  • Nine new cities have been added to the list of exam centres.

    • Cochin, Kerala
    • Durgapur, West Bengal
    • Gurgaon, NCR
    • Jaipur, Rajasthan
    • Kharagpur, West Bengal
    • Noida, NCR
    • Raipur, Chhattisgarh
    • Tiruchi, Tamil Nadu
    • Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

    With this, the list of cities where the CMI entrance exam will be conducted is as follows.

    Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Calicut, Chandigarh, Chennai, Cochin, Coimbatore, Durgapur, Goa, Gurgaon, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Imphal, Indore, Jaipur, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Kolkata, Madurai, Mumbai, Nagpur, New Delhi, Noida, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, Shillong, Silchar, Srinagar, Tiruchi, Trivandrum, Visakhapatnam

    The exact locations of the exam centres in these cities will be announced later.

    Please update your form (select Update personal information) to change your centre.

  • Fresh applications have closed on Wednesday, 20 May, 2020.

  • If you have already filled in an application form and paid the application fee, you can log in and update your personal and academic details upto Sunday, 9 August, 2020.

  • In particular, you can select Update personal information to update your choice of exam centre. Please note that nine new centres have been added (see above).

  • The CMI entrance exam will be held on Sunday, 4 October, 2020.

  • All entrance exams will be conducted in a single session, in the morning from 09:30 to 12:30.

  • Candidates will have to report to centres 90 minutes before the entrance exam.

  • You can apply to at most one of the three PhD programmes: PhD Mathematics, PhD Computer Science and PhD Physics.

  • If you apply for PhD Mathematics or PhD Computer Science, you must write the entrance exam for that programme.

  • For PhD Physics, there is no separate entrance exam. You can only apply if you have written JEST-2020. You cannot apply to any other programmes in combination with PhD Physics.

  • You can apply for PhD in Mathematics in combination with MSc Mathematics. There is a common entrance exam for both categories. You cannot apply to any other programme in combination with PhD Mathematics.

  • You can apply for PhD in Computer Science in combination with MSc Computer Science. There is a common entrance exam for both categories. You cannot apply to any other programme in combination with PhD Computer Science.

  • You can apply to any combination of the three MSc programmes: MSc Mathematics, MSc Computer Science and MSc Data Science.

    The combination that you can apply for depends on entrance exam that you have to chosen to write.

    • If you have selected the MSc Mathematics entrance exam, you can apply to all three MSc programmes..

    • If you have selected the MSc Computer Science entrance exam, you can apply to MSc Computer Science and MSc Data Science, but not to MSc Mathmatics.

    • If you have selected the MSc Data Science entrance exam, you can only apply to MSc Data Science.

    If you apply to multiple MSc programmes, you will be short-listed based on your performance in the exam that you write and called for an interview for the other programmes.

  • Admit Cards will be issued by 19 September, 2020. Candidates will be able to log in to their application forms and download their admit cards.

  • There is no photograph or signature required for the Admit Card. You 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 Aadhaar card, or an identity card, or a letter attested by your school/college/employer.

If you have any questions or clarifications, please send an email to admissions@cmi.ac.in. Please note that the CMI office is closed and we cannot answer queries over phone.


Last updated: 24 July 2020