M.Sc.(Master of Science) in Mathematics | Tribhuvan University

Mathematics is the foundation of this universe. Mathematics has been established as a universal ingredient in the understanding of the world and is the language used in conveying this understanding. Now that we have entered the 21st century, higher mathematics is not just a tool for physical scientists and engineers but it is also of crucial importance to business, economics, and even the social sciences.

The total time period for masters in mathematics is 2 years. The total marks allotted to 1st year in Part I and 2nd year in Part II is 500 each. Department has introduced thesis writing for 2nd year students as an optional subject from academic year 064/065 (007/008) and sixteen students with thesis work have completed their degree. Around 200 students are admitted in the first year (part 1) every year. Currently, the department has more than 300 students including both parts. Seminars and conferences in Mathematics are regular feature of the department.

List of M.Sc.(Master of Science) in Mathematics Colleges

Below is the list of colleges for M.Sc.(Master of Science) in Mathematics program under Tribhuvan University in Nepal.

Objectives of M.Sc.(Master of Science) in Mathematics

The major goal of Tribhuvan University Central department of mathematics abides by their promise to fulfill the following objectives:

  • To produce highly qualified graduates with degree in mathematics who can benefit the society with their critical thinking and analytical brain.
  • To encourage participating in research at doctoral and post-doctoral level.
  • To make pathway for not just theoretical mathematics but also in applied field of mathematics.
  • To develop problem solving skills using different technologies and transfer that skill to related fields as well.
  • To make changes in our mathematics curriculum according to improving standard of national as well as international society.

Admission Requirements in M.Sc.(Master of Science) in Mathematics

Evaluation Method

For each 100 marks subject the department conducts external assessment equal to 80 marks and internal assessment equal to 20 marks. To pass the subject, the students must acquire minimum marks of 32(out of 80) in external board assessment and an 8(out of 20) in the external assessment. The internal mark is determined by your professor on the basis of completed assignments, tests, attendance, class performance and participation.

For the external exam, you have to appear exams and solve the given question set. The total number of questions in a set is 10 and you can choose to solve 4 of them from “or” part. But the examinee must attempt to solve all the questions including the subjective ones which include implying theorems, proving statements from a conceptualized viewpoint.

Scope and Career Prospects

Though, this degree is not very popular in Nepal, we can’t argue that mathematics lack scope. Some of the scopes of graduates of this degree are listed below which will help you:

  • Teaching
  • Computer programming
  • Stocks prediction
  • Economics
  • Market prediction analysis
  • Research
  • Accountant
  • Statistician
  • Climate scientist
  • Data scientist
  • Bankers
  • Military analysts

Above mentioned are only a couple of scopes for mathematics graduate. You can pursue any other related fields that require knowledge of mathematics combined with inter- disciplinary principles.

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