Government College Kasaragod
Government College Kasaragod

Dpt. ofMathematics

Department Profile

A Brief History

The Department of Mathematics has been functioning since the inception of this college in 1957. The degree course in Mathematics was started in 1958. M.Sc. course was started in the year 1984. Many eminent teachers have worked in the department. Prof. K.S.V Shenoy, Prof. K. X John, Prof. G. Nagappan Nair, Prof. Ratna Bai, Prof. T.R. Subramanyan, Prof. Narayana Pillai, Prof. N.P Inasu, Prof. K. Marumakan Raja, Prof. P. M. Natarajan, Prof. V.P. Balakrishnan, Prof. Ramanathan, Prof. C.L Saraswathi Amma, Prof. N.K. Gracy, Prof. M.Raghunathan, Prof. A. Achuthan, Prof. P.V Madhavan Nair are some of the stalwarts who worked either as Principals or as Heads of the department or as both.

The department offers UG and PG Degree courses in Mathematics. The three year B.Sc. in Mathematics degree course has Statistics and Physics as subsidiary subjects for the first two years. The PG degree course is in the semester system. It extends over a period of two academic years comprising of four semesters. Project work is carried out in the fourth semester. The total number of teaching staff in the department is eight.


Many eminent personalities have passed through the portals of the department. Dr. M.Thamban Nair, Associate Professor, IIT Chennai, Dr. M. Gopalan Nair who is working as Professor in Australia, Dr. T.P Ramachandran (USA), Smt. Anna Susan Ghee Varghese (USA), Dr. M. Kumaran, Principal Nehru Arts and Science College Kanhangad, Prof. Abdulla Beary, former Head the Post Graduate Department of Mathematics, Government Brennan College Tellichery, P.V Madhavan Nair, our former Head of the Department and former Principal, and K. Madusoodanan, present Head of the Department are some of the old students of the department. Sri. Vijayakumar Chartered Accountant, Smt. Thara Bevinje, Chartered Accountant, Sri. S.N. Bhat, Chartered Accountant etc are also some of the old students of the department who are well placed in fields other than Mathematics. Most of the Mathematics teachers of the neighbouring schools are old students of this department. Many of the old students are well placed in banks and other financial institutions.

The department has not lost its luster in any way because we are still producing rank holders in the Kannur university examinations.