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.

Current and Upcoming Events

  • Professor Vishnu Vasudeva Narlikar Memorial Lecture

    The Professor Vishnu Vasudeva Narlikar Memorial Lecture (of the Indian National Science Academy) for the year 2021, organised jointly by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and DBT-Institute for Stem Cell Science and Regenerative Medicine (inStem), will be delivered by Prof. B V Rajarama Bhat (ISI Bangalore) in the Department of Mathematics, IISc. The details are as follows.

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Contact: +91 (80) 2293 2711, +91 (80) 2293 2265 ;     E-mail: chair.math[at]iisc[dot]ac[dot]in
Last updated: 24 Mar 2023