Chennai Mathematical Institute

Chennai, Tamil Nadu
College Type
Deemed to be University
Co-Ed Status
Minority Status
Non Minority
Courses offered
B.Sc Hons
3 Years
2 Years
About Chennai Mathematical Institute:

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.

CMI is managed by a Governing Council consisting of eminent persons. Today, CMI is a rare example of a public-private partnership in research and education in India. The Institute receives major private funding, side by side with substantial financial support from the Government of India.

The main areas of research at Chennai Mathematical Institute are Mathematics, Computer Science, and Physics. In addition to a vibrant Ph.D. programme, the Institute conducts BSc programmes in Mathematics and Computer Science as well as Mathematics and Physics, along with MSc programmes in Mathematics, Applications of Mathematics, and Computer Science.

Chennai Mathematical Institute (CMI), Chennai, Tamil Nadu – Key Highlights




H1, SIPCOT IT Park, Siruseri, Kelambakkam, Chennai 603103, TN, India


Type of College/University

Autonomous/ Co-Education/ Non-Minority


Recognized by UGC & accredited by NAAC with an “A” grade and approved by AICTE.

Programmes Offered

UG/ PG/Ph.D. in Mathematics, Science, Computer Science, Physics & Data Science & Arts.

Admission Criteria

The entrance exam, Merit-based, Olympiads, and JEST & NBHM (Ph.D. in Physics/ Computer Science)

Mode of Application

Online & offline



Top Recruiters

Credit-Suisse/ Ernst & Young/ TRDDC/ Adobe/ Zen Drive/ Teradata etc.

Chennai Mathematical Institute (CMI), Chennai, Tamil Nadu – Popular Programmes

  • Under the UG Programmes, there are mandatory Humanity courses in Literature, Economics, Art & Music available for the students.
  • CMI also offers a “part-time” PhD programme while they are working for their parent organizations.
  • Student Exchange Programme is offered under this University in countries such as – Paris (France), and Canberra (Australia).

Chennai Mathematical Institute (CMI), Chennai, Tamil Nadu – Infrastructure Facilities

CMI offers several facilities, providing one of the best environments for students to avail while pursuing their academics along with extra-curricular activities.

  • Wi-Fi
  • 24 hours Computer Service
  • 24 hours Library
  • Lab
  • Hostel
  • Air-conditioned classrooms
  • Food Court/Mess
  • Sports room for basketball/ volleyball/ football

Chennai Mathematical Institute (CMI), Chennai, Tamil Nadu – Reviews

Overall review: This university campus has secured 4.6 ratings out of 5. Further details are provided below for each of their components.





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Chennai Mathematical Institute (CMI), Chennai, Tamil Nadu – FAQs & Answers

Q1. Is CMI University a well-known/Popular University across India?

A. Yes, CMI is accredited by NAAC with “A” grade and is recognized by UGC and approved by AICTE.

Q2. What are the courses that are offered in this University?

A. CMI provides various research Programmes in Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science and Data Science in UG/ PG/ Ph.D. This University also provides a student Exchange Programme with countries majorly in France and Australia.

Q3. What is the status of this University?

A. Status of the University – Autonomous/ Co-Education/ Non-Minority.

Q4. How can I get admission to Chennai Mathematical Institute?

A. To get admission to CMI, a candidate is required to visit the official website and fill in the application form for the entrance exam and submit it before the deadline.

Q5. Is there any provision for a Diploma course at Chennai Mathematical Institute?

A. Currently there is no provision for a Diploma course in CMI.

Contact Us
Chennai Mathematical Institute

H1, SIPCOT IT Park, Kelambakkam, Siruseri, Tamil Nadu 603103


PHONE - 044 7196 1000