About the Department
The origin of the Under Graduate department can be
traced back to 1894. Many eminent mathematicians
like Professor KaliprasannaDasgupta, Professor
Shyamadas Mukherjee and Professor Prabodh Chandra
Gupta have served the department.The college was
affiliated to the Intermediate Arts course in
mathematics in 1915-1916 and for B.A. general course
in 1921-1922. In 1923 the college became affiliated
to the intermediate science course as well. The
department received the affiliation in Honours
course in 1923-24.
The Post Graduate Department of Mathematics at Bethune College, Kolkata started in 2007. Eminent scholars like Professor M. K. Sen, Professor ShobhakarGanguly, Late Professor Jyoti Das and Late Professor SomeshBagchi extended their hands of cooperation to the PG Department in its formative stage. Presently 12 teachers are engaged in the Department in different capacities, including full-time teachers and distinguished retired professors from Calcutta University, Jadavpur University, Burdwan University, North Bengal University and Indian Statistical Institute.
The Department offers a two-year four-semester MSc, degree (CBCS) course affiliated to the Department of Pure Mathematics, University of Calcutta. The Department admits 16 students through the centralized admission process of the University. The Department is well-equipped with mathematical-computational laboratories and modern tools including smart classroom-cum-gallery for organizing seminars and interactive sessions.
- The Department is well-equipped with mathematical-computational laboratories (one funded by DST-FIST) and modern tools. (Two well-equipped Computer Laboratories with 32 computers with Scanners and Printers).
- Software's: , MATLAB, LATEX, LINUX, C, C++
- Laptop, Plasma TV and LCD projector.
- One virtual Class Room with Smart Board
- Departmental Library has 203 books