Department of Mathematics

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The Department of Mathematics is one of the oldest and prestigious departments of erstwhile Ravenshaw College, established in 1868 and now Ravenshaw University since 2006. It was established in 1925 with Prof. S.K. Ganguli as Professor and Head of the Department. At present, the department runs B.A./B.Sc. (Mathematics Honours), B.A./B.Sc. B.Ed. (Mathematics Honours), M.A./M.Sc., M. Phil. and Ph.D. Programmes. The current faculty (with a dedication to teaching, complement one another with diversified research interests in fields like Analysis, Algebra, Fluid Dynamics, Numerical Analysis, Approximation Theory, Probability and Reliability Theory). The current faculty’s qualitative publications (approximately 150 in number) are a milestone in research that enhances the scope for further research in the department. The department has a well-versed curriculum framed according to the U.G.C. guidelines. Every year, students are selected to participate in summer internship and training programmes like MTTS, TPM, etc. to enrich their knowledge and problem-solving skills in the subject. Our students also qualify for tests like GATE, CSIR-UGC (NET), NBHM and are admitted into reputed National research institutes like NISER, IISER, IITs, NITs, ISM Dhanbad, etc. They also succeed in getting good job opportunities in the state and national levels, respectively.

Established in 1964 as a part of Ravenshaw College and from 2006 as a regular department of Ravenshaw University, Department of Statistics has sanctioned teaching position of seven. The Department offers B.A. and B.Sc. in Statistics Honours, and M.Sc. in Statistics.


The department aims to render high standards of teaching learning activities in order to make the students equipped with necessary skills so that they can compete and excel in global forums. The department endeavours to undertake quality research by keeping pace with the best practices of the renowned institutes. The objectives of the department include instilling mathematical culture and temperament in our society, enhance problem solving skills, making a sound foundation of mathematics and develop thinking potentials among the students to offer solution of many modern day problems arising in different strata of life.


The mission of the Department of Mathematics is:
• To open a centre of excellence by collaborating with reputed academic and research institutes of India and abroad.
• To instil mathematical culture and temperament and enhance problem solving skills among the learners.
• To lay a solid foundation in mathematics among the students and cultivate in them a thinking and analytical mind.
• To emerge as a global center of learning, academic excellence, and innovative research.
• To reach global standards in production and value based living through an honest and scientific approach.
• To establish an Industry– University incubator centre to promote industry oriented research involving Pure and Applied Mathematics.

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