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Programme Outline

This will be a workshop to 2nd and 3rd year B.Sc. / Integrated MSc students of India. There will be courses in Foundation, Elementary Number Theory, Analysis and Linear Algebra. The faculty will be active and reputed mathematicians with a commitment to teaching. The aim of this workshop is to show the natural flavor of doing mathematics and encourages independent learning. Please read the aims and objectives of nurture in the home page. 


        Department of Mathematics,
        Central University of Tamil Nadu,
Who can Apply?

Its open to
 all 2nd and 3rd year B.Sc. / Integrated M.Sc. students or equivalent studying in India. 5-10% seats may be allotted to non-mathematics and other mathematics students. 

How to Apply? (Closed)
  1. Fill this online application formAnd request one of your mathematics teacher to send soft copy of the recommendation letter (Attached here) by email. You need to login using your gmail account before filing the application form. 
  2. In case if you don't want to submit the application online, please download and fill the attached (nurture-application.pdf) and also request one of your mathematics teacher who is closely acquainted with you to write a recommendation letter (nurture-recommendation.pdf). Request your recommending teacher to send the soft copy of your application and recommendation letter by email to nurture.1729@gmail.com with subject "nurture-2016 application and recommendation". 
  3. The completed application form (online or email) along with the recommendation letter(by email) should reach by November 24, 2016, Thursday 5:00PM
Important Dates: 
  • Last date for application submission: November 24, 2016
  • Announcement of Selected candidates: November 25, 2016 
  • Confirmation of Participation:November 28, 2016  
  • Programme Dates: December 4th-24th 2016
  • The selection will be purely on merit, based on consistently good academic record and the recommendation letter from a mathematics professor closely acquainted with the candidate
  • Only selected candidates will be informed (by email) of their selection 
  • The list of selected candidates will also be posted on the workshop website. 
  • Second sleeper class Travel Allowance may be paid subject to the availability of funds.  Due to paucity of funds we are not providing travel allowance for this workshop. 
  • Candidates selected for the programme will be provided free boarding, lodging and reading materials for the duration of the workshop
Local Organizing Committee In alphabetical order
  • Muruganandam V,  National Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhubaneswar
  • Nagaraj DS, The Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai
  • Ramesh VP, Central University of Tamil Nadu, Thiruvarur
  • Thangadurai R, Harish-Chandra Research Institute, Allahabad

For any further information please feel free to contact us on nurture.1729@gmail.com, vpramesh@gmail.com or +91-9489054272 (please text me, thanks)
 Thank You 
Please click here to know the details of this workshop

Pls visit the FAQs page now and then. Also make sure you read the announcements here and FAQs page once just before you start your travel. 

Those who have confirmed their participation, pls go ahead and plan your travel. You should reach Thiruvarur (TVR) before 12:00 noon on 4th December 2016.
We will have someone to help you to reach the workshop venue from Thiruvarur (TVR) city or railway station. 

While planning the travel please make sure you reach the venue by 2:00PM on 4th December and the workshop will be over by 2:00PM on 24h December. 

Due to paucity of funds we are not providing travel allowance.

How to Reach Thiruvarur?