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Department of Mathematics

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The department was established in 1944 as a part of the Birla Science College (then existing), which was incorporated in the Institute in 1964. The department offers opportunities for education and research in a wide spectrum of areas in Mathematics such as: Algebra, Analysis, Differential Equations, Discrete Mathematics, Statistics, Operations Research, Mathematical Modeling etc. The department runs several foundational courses in Mathematics for all students in Pilani campus pursuing integrated first degree programs (B.E., M.Sc. (Hons), M.Sc. (Tech)) of the Institute. Besides, the department also offers specialized courses in Mathematics for students pursuing M.Sc. (Hons) and Ph.D. degrees in Mathematics. The department also contributes substantially towards the Work Integrated Learning Programs (WILP) of the Institute specifically designed for the professionals working in various industries. The department has highly motivated faculty with diverse specialization in Mathematical sciences providing an excellent opportunity for pursuing research in core Mathematical science as well as in interdisciplinary areas of sciences, engineering and technology. The department is committed to train the students to become future leaders in engineering and sciences.

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Courses offered for students of various disciplines.
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Our faculty have extensive experience in industry, research as well as teaching. Our strength is a reflection of their skills, innovation and drive. Our staff members typically have a high sense of purpose and derive great meaning from working together to ensure BITS Pilani's academic and research excellence is well supported.
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Sponsored Projects

Our faculty have received projects from various funding agencies.

Shortlisting criteria for PhD admission (Semester-I, 2023-2024)

A candidate should have a first division (60% or an equivalent CGPA) in the qualifying degree. 

Recent News

  • Dr. Rahul Kumar received a grant for the project entitled "On ϕ-rings" under the State University Research Excellence (SERB-SURE) scheme for a term of three years (2023-2026).
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