MATHEMATICS

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           The Department of Mathematics was established in the year 1981.  Lecturers on regular basis for the subject were appointed in 1984. The department is offering B.Sc., with 1.Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry (TM & EM), 2. Mathematics, Physics and Statistics (TM & EM), 3.Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science (EM), and 4.Mathematics, Electronics and Computer Science (EM).

           In view of the growing employment opportunities for Mathematics and its emergence as a subject of academic importance M.Sc. mathematics was started in 2005.There is a University-recognized Research Center recently established in the department.

Department of Mathematics           Two Aided posts of lecturers were sanctioned and they were filled after due selection process. Dr. M. Ravindra and Dr.Y. Rajendra Prasad were appointed in October 1984. However, with the introduction of self-funding courses in 1993, additional lecturers were appointed by the management according to the workload.  At present there are 2 Associate Professors and 6 Assistant Professors working in the department.

           Dr. M.Ravindra and Dr. Y.Rajendra Prasad are well-qualified and experienced Associate Professors, well admired by students as the best teachers.  They have taken part in faculty development programmes offered by the parent University, other universities, organizations and institutions.  They participated in programmes like Refresher Courses, Seminars, Conferences and Workshops to improve their academic standards. The senior teachers of the department have been actively participating and presenting papers in National and International seminars/ workshops. They have also published articles in reputed journals. They are guiding students for their M.Phil., and Ph.D., programmes. They have already produced many M.Phils. Other teachers also have suitable qualifications and considerable experience.  

           The department is provided with a well-furnished separate staff room, a departmental library and the required material. The department is equipped with a computer system with printer and Internet facility. The total UG student strength of the department is 1280 and PG is 62. Around 60% of the students are women, which indicates, the protective atmosphere of the college for women students. Most of the students belong to rural areas and backward sections of the society.

           The department also involves itself in taking classes for I year B.A students to teach the General Mathematics for Non-Mathematics Students under CBIDE. The department frames its own syllabi in the Board of Studies (BOS) under the guidance of outside experts and gets the same ratified in the Academic Council as the institution is autonomous. For the PG course, the syllabi, the model papers approved by the S.K. University are followed.    

department of Mathematics           The department works not only for the academic progress of the students but also for their overall development. The pass percentage of the students has been around 98 on an average. The progression of the students has also been excellent. The percentage of students who reach the universities is around 75 and those who reach the level of M.Phil., or Ph.D., are around 3. This is all because of the semester system and also the hard work of the teachers which enable the students to be thorough with the prescribed syllabus and prepare well for internal tests and semester-end examinations.  The department also constantly monitors the progress of the students by getting feedback from them with regard to the curriculum teaching-learning-evaluation. The students are at liberty to approach the department for any kind of help they needed to understand the subject. The faculty regularly conducts seminars, guest lectures, group discussions, quiz programmes etc.  New teaching methods are an integral part of the Department.  Remedial classes are conducted for the slow-learners identified by the faculty.
 
           The students express satisfaction with regard to the syllabi, methods of teaching and evaluation. Besides, the faculty and the students participate in extension activities such as clean and green programmes, blood donation camps, plantation, awareness programmes regarding superstitions and diseases. Some students of the department are actively engaged in NSS and NCC programmes. Dr. M.Ravindra is now the Controller of Examinations. The teachers of the department also act as resource persons, paper setters and examiners for other colleges.     

           The alumni of the department  have been serving in various state, central government and private organizations in such cadres as administrators, lecturers, teachers, advocates, software engineers, bankers, police officers, revenue officers and so on. They often come to the college and meet the present students and share their views with them with regard to the subject and institution. The employers constantly monitor the progress of the department and express happiness about its performance.

           Precisely, it can be said that the department has good-facilities with experienced and qualified faculty. It uses innovative methods of teaching with creativity. The department has some drawbacks such as not having permanent staff, young teachers without research experience etc. The department is planning to organize a two day workshop on “Fluid Dynamics” and to strengthen the Research Center.

 

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