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Chennai Mathematical Institute (CMI) 2022 Application


Chennai Mathematical Institute is a centre of excellence for teaching and research in the mathematical sciences. It was founded in 1989 as a part of the SPIC Science Foundation, funded by the SPIC group in Chennai. Since 1996, it has been an autonomous institution

The main areas of research at CMI are Mathematics, Computer Science and Physics. In addition to a vibrant PhD programme, the Institute conducts BSc programmes in Mathematics and Computer Science as well as Mathematics and Physics Applications of Mathematics and Computer Science.


Courses Offered



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.


Eligibility Criteria


  • B.Sc. (Hons.) Mathematics and Computer Science: 12th standard or equivalent.
  • B.Sc. (Hons.) Mathematics and Physics: 12th standard or equivalent.



How to Apply


Step 1: Candidate have to register themselves online
Step 2: Fill the application form
Step 3: Upload the required documents
Step 4: Pay the application fee


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Application Fee


The application fee is Rs 1000.


Selection Process


Applicants will have to take an entrance examination. The entrance examinations for 2021-22 will take place on following locations:

Agartala, 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, Siliguri, Srinagar, Tiruchi, Trivandrum, Visakhapatnam


Direct Admissions


Students with exceptionally good performance in the National Olympiads in Mathematics and Physics conducted by HBSCE and the Indian Computing Olympiad conducted by IARCS are exempted from writing the BSc entrance examination.

Specifically, the following categories of students qualify for direct admission in 2021:

  • Students who have qualified for the International Mathematical Olympiad Training Camp (IMOTC) in Class 11 or Class 12, or have represented India at EGMO.
  • Students who have qualified for the Orientation Cum Selection Camp (OCSC) in Physics in Class 11 or Class 12.
  • Students who have qualified for the International Olympiad in Informatics Training Camp (IOITC), or have received a gold or silver medal at the Indian National Olympiad in Informatics (INOI) in Class 11 or Class 12, or have represented India at EGOI.
  • Since IMOTC and OCSC Physics were not held in 2021, the following criteria apply for students who wrote INMO 2021 and IOQ Physics 2021
    • Students in the merit list for MOOC 2021, Mathematics
    • Students who qualified for OC 2021, Physics

After you fill out the form, please send an email to admissions@cmi.ac.in with your CMI application details and the category through which you qualify for direct admission.


Make-up exam for candidates writing KVPY-2021


Students registered for the KVPY-2021 exam to be held on Sunday, 22 May who wish to apply to the BSc programme at CMI may write a make-up entrance exam for CMI on Monday, 23 May.

  • To register for the make-up exam, please fill out the CMI application form, pay the application fee, and then send an email with your CMI UG Applicant ID to admissions@cmi.ac.in.
  • You must fill out the CMI application form and send these details by Sunday, 3 April, 2022.
  • You must provide proof that you have written the KVPY-2021 exam on 22 May when you come for the make-up exam on 23 May.
  • Candidates who are shortlisted for admission through the make-up exam will be called for an additional interview to confirm their selection.


Important Dates


  • The last date for completing the application process is Saturday, 30 April, 2022.
  • Admit Cards will be available online after 9 May, 2022.
  • The entrance examinations will be held on Sunday, May 22, 2022