Established in 1872 and situated in the Muir Central College Campus, the Department of Mathematics, University of Allahabad, is one amongst the oldest and the most prominent departments of mathematics of Indian Universities. The department offers courses for Undergraduate and Postgraduate degrees and has Doctoral programme leading to the PhD degree.
The department frequently organizes seminars, symposia and conferences aimed at offering significant and landmark results of value and potential for future work to our students and faculty which, in turn, raises the standard of teaching and education of the subject and prepares them to be capable to collaborate with various other centers of excellence in the country and abroad. The department emphasizes on rigorous teaching and learning exercises throughout the year to all the courses.
The department has a rich history and an eminent galaxy of scholars have adorned it. This includes legendary names, such as A. C. Banerjee, P. L. Shrivastava (Padmabhooshan), B. N. Prasad, Gorakh Prasad, H. C. Khare, R. S. Mishra, T. Pati, Pramila Srivastava, B. L. Sharma. The glorious tradition of the department is being continued. The present faculty members with their team of students are working in frontier areas of contemporary mathematics and its applications. The department is at the forefront of research in specialized areas, such as fixed point theory, measure theory, quantum mechanics, wavelet analysis, group theory, module theory, differential geometry, fluid mechanics, dynamical systems.