Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics at Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati offers a 2-year M.Sc. programme in Mathematics. This programme blends relevant theoretical, computational and applicable mathematics courses. Students are exposed to advanced research topics through electives and a mandatory one-semester project work.

At the end of the programme, students acquire sound analytical and practical knowledge to formulate and solve challenging problems and are well prepared to take up jobs in research and development organizations or to pursue higher studies in mathematical sciences.

Round-the clock access to computer labs and a large up-to-date library help students to supplement their knowledge. The department has a state-of-the-art computing laboratory equipped with several PCs and servers, which are connected to the cluster supercomputer of the institute. Regional Library of the National Board for Higher Mathematics is also housed at lIT Guwahati.

Course Structure

Semester 1

MA501 Discrete Mathematics3108
MA511 Computer Programming2048
MA521 Modern Algebra3108
MA522 Linear Algebra3108
MA541 Real Analysis3108


Semester 2

MA547 Complex Analysis3108
MA548 Ordinary Differential Equations3108
MA549 Topology3108
MA591 Optimization3108
MA590 Probability Theory3108


Semester 3

MA543 Functional Analysis3108
MA567 Partial Differential Equations3108
MA572 Numerical Analysis3028
MA550 Measure Thory3108
MA--- Elective3006


Semester 4

MA--- Elective3006
MA--- Elective3006
MA--- Elective3006
MA--- Elective3006
MA599 Project001414

List of electives

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