The Department of Mathematics was established in 1952 and is one of the oldest department of D.G.Ruparel college. It progressed under the able headship of eminent professors likeWrangler Dr D.P. Patravali, Dr Nagarkatti, Prof. Suru, Prof. Soman, Dr Neena Joshi, Prof. Jayshree Mehta.
The present Head of the department is Dr Abhaya Chitre who has 22 years of teaching experience and has few research papers in her credentials. Her subject of specialization is Graph Theory.
Department of Mathematics has courses at the undergraduate level with entire Mathematics for the third year in science stream while in Commerce stream Mathematical and Statistical Techniques is taught at the first-year level. Presently, the department has eight faculty members and about 720 students. Mathematics is an important and core subject of science as well as commerce students to develop their quantitative techniques and analytical skills. Many of our ex-students are remarkably successful in their careers in various fields like academics, IT companies, Insurance companies. Please refer Students Corner section.
Some of the Outstanding Maths alumni who continued with maths as a career are
Head of the department,Assistant Professor
M.Sc. , M.Phil.,PhD
Specialization : Graph Theory
M.Sc. , SET
Our department has a dedicated room of 500 sq. feet where teachers are always approachable to the students for course related guidance. Department is organizing a separate library on books related to Mathematics and it will be operational soon. Department of Mathematics shares a well-equipped Computer Laboratory with IT department which has a facility of required software as per the syllabus.
Department of Mathematics organizes various workshops for the benefits of students and also teachers.
The Department Of Mathematics organised a Quiz for S.Y.B.Sc (Mathematics ) Sem-IV students on Wednesday 26th February, 2022 . The entire program was conducted online using Google meet. There were four participating teams. Quiz was held in three round Round -1 each team to answer 6 questions out of Unit-I syllabus, Round-2 each team to answer 6 questions out of Unit II syllabus and the last round was the Buzzer round 2 questions from each paper.
The prize distribution of the winning team was done offline.
Winning Team - Aryabhatt
Farewell session for T.Y.BSc Mathematics students was organized by Department Of Mathematics on 6th April 2022 .
Student Ms Akshata Pawar writes about the session….
24 students along with teachers of the Mathematics Department that is Dr Abhaya Chitre Ma’am, Christina Ma’am, Neha Ma’am, Mayuri Ma’am and Manali Ma’am were present. We were all dressed up nicely and were very excited. Our teachers had arranged some interesting and fun-loving games with snacks. We played games, sang songs and danced too. Vote of thanks was given by one of the students at the end. Our Head of the Department Dr Abhaya Chitre Ma’am wished us for our bright future and blessed us with her blessings and motivating words.
It was really a thoughtful gesture as well as an emotional one, as it was the last time with our teachers andfriends. All the teachers made our day special andmemorable. Thank you to all the teachers for always being there and teaching us so well. Your guidance definitely will help us shape our career.
The Department Of Mathematics of Modern Education Society’s D.G. Ruparel College, Matunga, Mumbai organised a remedial lectures for F.Y.B.Com (Mathematics ) who were unable to clear Sem-I Mathematical and Statistical Teachniques paper.The first lecture was conducted on Wednesday 15th March, 2022 from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM. Total four lectures where taken ,the dates are as follows:16 March,19 March and 24 March the duration was one and half hour. Lectures was conducted online using Google meet.
Prof Mayuri Bhosale conducted the lectures smoothly . The lectures where taken on mathematics topics: Shares and Mutual fund,L.P.P , Permutation and Combination.
The Head of the department Prof Dr Abhaya Chitre encouraged student and requested students to fill the google form who where interested in lectures.
The lectures were attended by 13 Students.
An Alumni meet was organisedwith S.Y.B.Sc (Mathematics ) and T.Y.B.Sc ( Mathematics ) students on Wednesday 26th January, 2022.The entire program was conducted online using Google meet. Speakers who are ex-students of Ruparel college were..
Prof Dr Akshay Rane. Dr Rane shared his experiences of studying at Ruparel, IIT Bombay, followed by his work at ICT and Bits Pilani Goa and interest in the field of Functional Analysis.
Dr Hemant Mishra from Batch 2013-14. He emphasized on the importance of going through the syllabus before applying to renowned educational institutions according to one’s interest in pure,applied or computational mathematics. Dr Mishra guided the students on his journey as a student of mathematics in IIT Guhwati.
Mr. Omkar Girkar (2017-18) gave his inputs on completing his M.Sc from IIT Chennai
Mr. Hardik Prabhu (2018-19) shared his experience of studying in CHI (Chennai Mathematical Institute) and his start up with a U.S.A based company.
Mr Akshay Kalantre (2020-21) and Mr Gopal Saw (2020-21) explained to the students the process of clearing entrance exams and their ongoing experience at IIT Patna and IIT Bhubaneshwar respectively.
Miss Anuya Thakur (2018-19) explained to the current batch of students her journey as a student of M.Sc Big Data Analytics.
Two of the students Delphina and Mallika (2018-19) made a short video explaining the scope of doing a Masters in Canada.
Mr Samyak Baid(2017-18) who is currently working in Tata AIG Life insurance gave a short talk on how he cleared15 papers in Actuarial Science.
Mr Prajwal Kajare(2018-19) mentioned in his talk about his preparation for IIT Jam and on various ways of focusing in order to crack these exams.
The Alumni meet was concluded with a Q&A session and existing students got valuable guidance on the further career in Mathematics. The entire program was attended by 6 Professors of the Mathematics department, 18 ex-students and SYBSc/TYBSc (Mathematics)students