The Institute of Mathematical Sciences (IMSc) - Chennai - Reviews - Students and Alumni Reviews

Year Founded: 1962
 Accreditation: AICTE
Contact No: 044-22543100, 22541856
Location: Institute of Mathematical Sciences,
                C.I.T Campus 4th Cross Street,
               Tharamani, Chennai, Tamil Nadu,
                India - 600113

The Institute of Mathematical Sciences (IMSc), Chennai founded by Alladi Ramakrishnan in 1962, is a national institution for fundamental research in the mathematical and physical sciences. The Institute is governed by a Board and an Academic Council. The present Director of the institute is Prof. R. Balasubramanian. Research at IMSc  is supported by the  Department of Atomic Energy of the Government of India and by the Government of Tamil Nadu. Institute members work primarily in the areas of Mathematics, Theoretical Computer Science and  Theoretical Physics. 

The Institute has an active  graduate research program  to which a select group of students are admitted every year to work towards a Ph.D. degree. IMSc hosts a large number of scientists at the  post-doctoral level and supports a vibrant Visiting Scientist Scheme. More information is available under Academic Programmes at IMSc     

Campus and Facilities :-

A new, centrally air-conditioned office and lecture-hall complex houses academic members of IMSc. A 200 seat auditorium, the Ramanujan auditorium, is used for large scientific meetings while smaller lecture halls and classrooms accomodate more modest gatherings. Most public areas in the Institute, including seminar and discussion rooms, lounges and the auditorium are Wi-Fi enabled.

MSc has an outstanding scientific library, a computing facility which contains the fastest academic computer in India (as of mid 2004) and a dedicated high-speed network. The Institute hosts several national and international scientific  meetings every year. The Institute  Annual Reports summarize past and ongoing research. The Institute campus also contains a student hostel, flatlets for long-term visitors, married students and post-doctoral fellows, and the Institute Guest-House. IMSc has its own faculty housing in Tiruvanmiyur near the seashore.


Ph.D. in Mathematics

Mode: Full Time
Medium: Campus
Duration: 2 Years


NameInstitute of Mathematical Sciences - Chennai
LocationInstitute of Mathematical SciencesC.I.T Campus 4th Cross Street, TharamaniChennaiTamil NaduIndia
Contact No044-22543100, 22541856 

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