Past Comprehensive Exams

Posted below are old comprehensive exams and solutions for the PhD program in Math. The answers to the post 2015 exams are posted on the School's Intranet. The names in the brackets refer to the writers of the exams (who also graded the exams), and the numbers indicate the ratio of students who passed the exams. Prior to the Spring of 2015, comprehensive exams were offered only in two subject areas.

 

Spring 2017

 

Fall 2016

 

Spring 2016

 

Fall 2015

 

Spring 2015

 

Practice problems for the new comprehensive exams

 

Fall 2014

 

Spring 2014

 

Fall 2013

 

Spring 2013

 

Fall 2012

 

Spring 2012

 

Fall 2011

 

Spring 2011

 

Fall 2010

 

Spring 2010

 

Fall 2009

 

Spring 2009

 

Fall 2008

 

Spring 2008

 

Fall 2007

 

Spring 2007

 

Fall 2006

 

Spring 2006

 

Fall 2005

 

Spring 2005

 

Fall 2004

 

Spring 2004

 

Fall 2003

Spring 2003 with answers. Fall 2002 with answers Fall 2001 Spring 1999: Analysis part with answers