The Department of Mathematics & Mathematics (Computer Applications)

About the Department

The Department of Mathematics and Mathematics (Computer Applications) was established UG in 2005, PG - 2011 and M.Phil in 2013. “The difference between the poet and the mathematician is that the poet tries to get his head into the heavens while the mathematician tries to get the heavens into his head”. Likewise our Mathematics Department gives a beautiful and heaven atmosphere to the students. Our mission is to motivate each and every student in the field of Mathematics to establish their talents and ensure that they have a strong foundation in the basic concepts, decision making skills and also in discipline. Department also encourages the extra-curricular activities and co-curricular activities. The department offers Under Graduate (UG), Post Graduate (PG) courses and Research Programme in Master of Philosophy.

Values

  • The Department Puts a high priority on student learning in a personal environment.
  • The Department Encourages students to participate in the learning experience through participation in the classroom, involvement in faculty-directed student research, student oriented seminars, and other related activities.
  • The Department Encourages both faculty and staff members of the department to undertake professional development opportunities that make educational excellence possible.

Values the contributions of the faculty to their discipline through publications, presentations, and other methods of intellectual dissemination and strongly encourages their continued efforts in these endeavors.

Vision & Mission

Vision

Mathematics develops computational skills, critical thinking, and problem solving skills. The theory, discipline, and techniques taught in mathematics courses are especially important in today's society. The faculty of the Department of Mathematics recognizes this and strives to ensure that the student learner obtains this knowledge. At the same time, the faculty contributes to the discipline by fundamental research in pure and applied mathematics, statistics, and mathematics education.

Mission

The Department of Mathematics offers courses and programs of study that ensures the student learners able to contribute to today's society. The students obtain abilities to critically assess numerical and graphical information; learn to formulate strategies for solving problems; and acknowledge the importance of being intellectually curious throughout their adult lives. The Department, through its faculty, contributes to the body of knowledge of the discipline, whether in traditional research, applied research, or research in the teaching of mathematics.

Salient Features

The Department :

  • Builds and enhances computational skills necessary in today's society.
  • Develops and enhances the students' problem solving skills.
  • Encourages and reinforces the critical thinking skills of the students.
  • Develops the students' ability to intelligently communicate mathematical results in both a written and oral format.
  • Works closely with other Departments and Colleges within the University to ensure that their student majors have the necessary mathematical background to succeed in their discipline both academically and professionally.
  • Ensures that the student candidates of the Early Childhood and Middle Grades Education degree programs have the necessary content courses to become certified in the State of Georgia and will pass the certification exams in mathematics.
  • Offers courses to In-Service Teachers that will enhance their mathematical content knowledge.
  • Offers a minor in Mathematics that allows the non-major to take more specialized classes in mathematics.
  • Offers undergraduate degree programs that meet the needs of the student majors, the discipline, industry, education, and society.
  • Re-institute the Masters in Mathematics, offering concentrations in Applied Mathematics and Teaching of Mathematics.
  • Provides the faculty with the necessary time and resources to enhance their professional endeavors in teaching, in research, and in service.

Courses Offered

Under Graduate

  • B.Sc. (Mathematics)
  • B.Sc. (Mathematics – Computer Applications)

Post Graduate

  • M.Sc. (Mathematics)

Research programme

  • M.Phil. (Mathematics) – Full Time

Eligibility of the Courses

B.Sc. (Mathematics)

Duration of the course

3 years with 6 semesters.

Eligibility

A pass in Higher Secondary Examination conducted by the Government of Tamil Nadu with Mathematics / Business as one of the subject or any other examination accepted as equivalent by the syndicate of the Periyar University.

B.Sc. (Mathematics – Computer Applications)

Duration of the course

3 years with 6 semesters.

Eligibility

A pass in Higher Secondary Examination conducted by the Government of Tamil Nadu with Mathematics / Business as one of the subject or any other examination accepted as equivalent by the syndicate of the Periyar University.

M.Sc. (Mathematics)

Duration of the course

2 years with 4 semesters.

Eligibility

A pass in B.Sc. Mathematics / B.Sc. Mathematics(CA) from any recognized University.

M.Phil. (Mathematics)

Duration of the course

1 year with 2 semesters.

Eligibility

  • Candidates who have passed M.Sc. Mathematics of Periyar University or any other University recognized by the Syndicate as equivalent thereto shall be eligible to register for the Degree of Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) in Mathematics and undergo the prescribed course of study in an approved institution or department of this University.
  • Candidates who have passed their postgraduate degree in Mathematics on or after 1st January 1991 shall be required to have obtained a minimum of 55% of marks to become eligible to register for the Degree of Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) and undergo the prescribed course of study in an approved Institution or department of this University.
  • In the case of teachers (or) others registering for part time registration, the minimum percentage of marks for registration is 50%.
  • For the candidates belonging to SC/ST community and those who have qualified for the Master’s Degree after 01.01.1991 the minimum eligibility marks shall be 50% in their Master’s Degree.