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

  • JMM Invited Speaker

    Professor Apoorva Khare will deliver the ILAS Invited Address on Analysis applications of Schur polynomials at the 2023 Joint Mathematics Meetings in Boston, USA.

  • FPSAC 2022

    The $34^{th}$ International Conference on Formal Power Series & Algebraic Combinatorics was held at the Department of Mathematics, IISc during July 18–22, 2022. For details please visit the conference website.

  • ICM Invited Speaker

    Professor Mahesh Kakde, jointly with Professor Samit Dasgupta from Duke University, presented their work at the 2022 International Congress of Mathematicians — a virtual event this year. Their presentation titled “On the Brumer–Stark Conjecture and Refinements”, discussed their proof of the original Brumer–Stark conjecture and many of its refinements over the past decades. The talk is available here:


Contact: +91 (80) 2293 2711, +91 (80) 2293 2265 ;     E-mail: chair.math[at]iisc[dot]ac[dot]in
Last updated: 04 Oct 2022