- Academic Programme
- Revision of Sylabii
- Innovations in Teaching Programme
- Guest Lectures and Seminars
Curriculum Aspects: The Department offers the following degrees
Revision of Sylabii
Normally courses are revised at the interval of three years and it takes one year to implement them. However the revision can be done at and when required subject to the approval of the University. Recently the revision was done w.e.f. 2004-2005 in order to introduce semester system.
Innovations in Teaching Programme:
Each of six courses carries a weighting of 100 marks comprising of 70 marks for External Examination by the University and 30 marks for internal assessment.
Comprising of two internal tests of 20 marks, seminar of 5 marks and quizzes of 5 marks. Internal tests are conducted by the department and quizzes are conducted by the concerned teachers periodically along with the routine teaching work.
For each of the courses offered External the University conducts examination of 70 marks at the end of each semester. In each paper, there is a board appointed by the University consisting of an internal examiner and an external examiner.
Besides separate examinations for each of the courses a Viva-Voce Examination of 50 marks is conducted by the University at the end of the semester covering all the courses offered during the semester. For this University appoints a board of examiners consisting of internal and external examiners.
Each of three courses carries a weighting of 100 marks comprising of 70 marks for External Examination by the University and 30 marks for internal assessment.
Comprising of two internal tests of 20 marks and seminar of 10 marks.
For each of the courses offered External the University conducts examination of 70 marks at the end of each academic year.
A student is required to submit a dissertation on a topic of advance level under the supervision of a teacher. The dissertation carries 100 marks. It is evaluated by an external expert and the dissertation supervisor separately.
A Viva-Voce Examination of 50 marks (25 marks for course work and 25 marks for dissertation work). The Viva-Voce Examination is conducted by the External Examiner of Dissertation, Dissertation Supervisor and the M.Phil. Committee.
Guest Lectures and Seminars
During academic sessions the department organizes various guest lectures. Mathematicians from outside visits the department to deliver lectures on topics pertaining to teaching and research. The department also frequently organizes weekly departmental research seminars. As a supplement to formal class room teaching the department has instituted a new lecture series entitled “Something Extra” to inculcate mathematical culture and to train the students for mathematical exposition.