The Department was established in 1980 as a part of B. Tech. programs in the college of engineering. The Department offers courses to the B. Tech., M. Tech. in the Institute of Technology, Science, Pharmacy and School of Architecture. In addition to teaching, research is the major strength of the Department.
The research areas of the faculty include Algebra & Lattice Theory, Number theory & Cryptography, Fluid Dynamics, Relativity & cosmology, Complex variables, Differential equations, Fixed point theory, Functional analysis, Fuzzy logic, Numerical analysis and Operations research. The faculty members have published a good number of research papers in peer reviewed national and international reputed journals. Research guidance for M. Phil. / Ph. D. is one of the strong academic activities of the Department.