The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the Aliah University started its journey in the year 2018 with the merger of the erstwhile Department of Mathematics and Department of Statistics. The Department of Mathematics and the Department of Statistics at Aliah University were established with the inception of this university. The first course offered in 2009 was 5 years integrated M.Sc. programme in Mathematics and Computing and later in 2013, the Department introduced a separate 2 years M.Sc. programme in Mathematics.
Till date, around 80 students passed 5 Yrs. Integrated M.Sc. in Mathematics and Computing and more than 100 students in 2 Yrs. M.Sc. in Mathematics. Two of the 16 research scholars have been awarded Ph.D.(Sc.) degree in Mathematics. Apart from regular classes, the Department also provides remedial classes and special coaching classes for various national level competitive examinations, like NET, GATE, SET for Ph.D. admission and lectureships in different institutions. Four students of the Department cleared NET (2 UGC-JRF and 2 LS) held in June, 2016 and three cleared NET in last December, 2016 under UGC-JRF scheme. In the last NET examination held in June, 2018, two of our students cleared NET under CSIR-JRF and UGC (LS) scheme. The Department of Mathematics and Statistics arranges National level Seminar/Conference/Workshop and invited lectures by renowned faculty members on a regular basis from other Institutes for the betterment of the students.
Training for soft skill as well as aptitude test concerning placement and counseling for job opportunities in some companies with national reputations are also provided. Faculty members of the Department are actively engaged in research work. In 2017-18 more than 20 research articles in journals of International repute have been published. The Department now strives to be one of the best departments in the country and to establish an international reputation as a centre for research and teaching in Mathematics and Statistics. The Department tries to bring out the honest, sincere and humane side of our students and motivate them towards involvement in outreach activities so as to transform them responsible citizen of India in the near future.