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, jointly with Prof. Samit Dasgupta (Duke University), an invited sectional lecture at the 2022 International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM), St. Petersburg.

  • Professor M. S. Narasimhan

    The department deeply regrets to announce the passing of Professor M. S. Narasimhan, who was long associated to the department as an NMI Distinguished Associate. We extend our condolences to his family and friends. Two memorial meetings are planned. These will be online events, and will be live-streamed on YouTube:

  • Promotion

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


Contact: +91 (80) 2293 2711, +91 (80) 2293 2265 ;     E-mail: chair.math[at]iisc[dot]ac[dot]in
Last updated: 18 Jun 2021