Department of Physics and Mathematics was established since the inception of Indian School of Mines in 1926 and was given an independent status in 1989 as Department of Applied Mathematics. The Department provides an outstanding research environment complemented by excellent teaching for its students to flourish in different arena of academics and industry as well. The department offers academic programs leading to the award of M. Sc. (Mathematics and Computing), Integrated M. Tech. (Mathematics and Computing), M. Phil. (Applied Mathematics) and Ph. D. degree. The Department is well equipped with highly qualified faculty members and supportive advanced computational labs. Apart from this, department taking care of Mathematical input to all undergraduate and post graduate courses of Engineering and Science currently running in ISM. The department is also executing various sponsored projects received by UGC, CSIR, NBHM, ISRO, DST etc. The department has produced more than 71 nos. of Ph. D’s till now. The department is well recognized by the external funding agencies with SAP-DRS provided by UGC and FIST provided by DST. The Society of Applied Mathematics (SAM) was formed in 2009 to promote the academic and research activities especially among the young researchers and students.

The faculty members are working in following thrust areas :


The students of the department are well placed in leading Academic Institutions, Research & Development organizations namely IIT’s, DRDO, ONGC etc. The students are also well placed in Software industries like IBM, WIPRO, SAMSUNG India Software, Mu Sigma, ARICENT GROUP, ITC InfoTech, TCS, Shell Technology etc. They are also exposed to get an Internship with other Indian and foreign institutions. The students have already received internship from Universities of California, Auckland, Calgary, Queensland, Florida, Newfoundland, Singapore and Braunschweig and ICT Australia Lab.

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Prof. Shishir Gupta
Head of the Department
Phone: +91-326-223-5283(O), 2296619(O)
Fax : +91-326-2296563