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MS (Mathematics)

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  • Program Overview
  • Tentative Study Plan

Program Overview

This program aims at training the candidates in a number of advanced mathematical courses. Having done this they are motivated to undertake research in some area of pure and applied mathematics. The successful candidates are expected to serve the nation as academicians as well as researchers.

Typical course load in a semester is four courses. However, NUCES staff cannot register for more than two courses in a semester.

A student has the option to pursue MS either by undertaking a 6 credit hour MS thesis or by taking a 3 credit hour Research Survey plus one taught a course

Award of Degree

For the award of MS degree, a student must have:

  • Passed courses totaling at least 31 credit hours, including the four major courses
  • Obtained a CGPA of at least 2.5.


  • Degree in a relevant subject, earned from a recognized university after 16 years of education AND
  • At least 55% marks (under an annual system or CGPA of at least 2.0(on a scale of 4.0) in the most recent degree program.

Selection Criteria:

  • Past Academic Record (Bachelor) (4 year Bachelor OR 2-year masters): 40%
  • Performance in NU MS Subject Admission Test: 60%

Tentative Study Plan

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