From the hurried arithmetic that we perform in our daily lives, to the exacting calculations of science and technology, mathematics shapes and influences nearly every object around us. As it is very well said, “A great discovery solves a great problem but there is a grain of discovery in the solution of any problem”. A student of honours course in Mathematics is gradually trained in such logical and Mathematical techniques that there is a good chance that mathematics will become ‘something’ for him: a hobby, a tool of his profession, or his profession, or a great ambition. With this very aim, the Honours syllabus provides training in such diverse Mathematical disciplines like Algebra, Analysis, Vector Calculus, Statistics, Differential Equations, Mechanics and Computer Programming. A mathematics graduate has a wide variety of career options available to him in the form of Areas like Computer Applications, Business Administration, statistics and operational research, banking and insurance sector and civil and statistical services.

The Department of Mathematics of Shivaji College comprises of the best of highly qualified and dedicated faculty, which specializes in diverse areas such as Algebra, Analysis, Dynamical Systems, Sampling Theory.

Apart from putting in constant sincere efforts to help the students, teachers here are constantly engaged in research activities and updating themselves on the latest in the subject.