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

  • Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award

    Professor Apoorva Khare has been awarded the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology 2022 in the category of Mathematical Sciences.

  • Associate of the Indian Academy of Sciences

    Dr. Shaunak Deo has been inducted as an Associate of the Indian Academy of Sciences for the period 2023-2026.

  • Frontiers of Science Award

    Professor Mahesh Kakde received a Frontiers of Science award at the inaugural International Congress for Basic Science, in Beijing in July 2023. The mathematics department held a High Tea to congratulate Professor Kakde on this and other recent achievements.


Contact: +91 (80) 2293 2711, +91 (80) 2293 2265 ;     E-mail: chair.math[at]iisc[dot]ac[dot]in
Last updated: 22 Sep 2023