About Us


Department of Mathematics Started functioning from the year 1960 when the Institute was established as R.E. College DGP.

Mathematics being the most basic of sciences and the backbone of all engineering disciplines the Department started to shape the young engineers of the country since the inception of the Institute.

After the transformation from R.E. College to National Institute of Technology Durgapur, the Department has undergone many changes. At present with nine faculty members the Department is running two PG Courses – M.Sc. in “Mathematics” & M. Tech. in the “Operations Research”. Apart from teaching faculty members are actively engaged in Research. Presently there are approximately 58 full time and part time Scholars. The Department has produced 14 Ph.D. during the last 10 years.

The Department has the vision of contributing to the nation through quality education & Research in Mathematics.




To contribute to the nation through quality education and research in Mathematics; to become a valuable resource for industry and society; and to be a center of excellence.




  • To create an ambiance in which state-of-the-art undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programmes will flourish.
  • To identify different industrial problems through industry- academia interaction and to undertake collaborative projects for long term development.
  • To generate human resource with finest capabilities who can emerge as leaders in a range of professions.