The department is active in research in most areas of pure and applied mathematics, including algebra and number theory, analysis, discrete mathematics, geometry/topology, mathematical finance, numerical analysis, partial differential equations, probability, representation theory, and time-series analysis.


The department has a Ph.D. programme as well as an integrated Ph.D. programme. The department participates in the undergraduate programme of IISc: undergraduate students can opt for mathematics as a major or a minor.

News & Announcements

  • ICM Invited Speaker

    Prof. Mahesh Kakde will deliver an invited sectional lecture at the 2022 International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM), St. Petersburg.

  • Promotion

    Dr. Vamsi Pritham Pingali has been promoted to Associate Professor.

  • New Faculty Member

    The department welcomes Prof. Amalendu Krishna as a Professor. His research interests lie in algebraic geometry, K-theory, and algebraic cycles.


Contact: +91 (80) 2293 2711, +91 (80) 2293 2265 ;     E-mail: chair.math[at]iisc[dot]ac[dot]in
Last updated: 06 May 2021