The department offers courses in Applied Mathematics, Pure Mathematics and Statistics for Physical Science students in the first, second and third years of the general degree programme. It also offers courses in Financial Mathematics and Industrial Statistics for extended degree students in the Applied Science stream. Many general degree courses are job oriented. The Pure Mathematics courses offered to the students during the first three years enable them to develop their analytical and logical thinking . The Applied Mathematics and Statistics courses form the knowledge base for various applications in the Sciences, Engineering, Finance and Economics.

The Department at present offers two special degree programs in Mathematics and Statistics. The special degrees courses are of high academic quality and are well recognized. Many graduates with a special degree obtain positions in reputed foreign universities. Others hold posts of responsibility in the government and private sectors.