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Mathematics

Overview

The Department of Mathematics started with a humble beginning in the year 1968 with one combination at the undergraduate level with Mathematics as one of the major subjects and a single faculty member. It has grown into six combinations in undergraduate level with nine faculty members. The year 2009 marked a great leap in starting the postgraduate course in Mathematics with tracks in Applied, Pure and Computational Mathematics. The main objective of the Department is to sharpen the mathematical skills along with inculcating an aptitude for research in mathematics and thereby training the students to meet the challenges of the dynamic subject.

Vision

To provide quality, integral, and career-oriented education while creating a climate for human and educational excellence.

Mission

To promote the realistic growth of women in all frontiers of life and empower them to be agents of liberative transformation and mathematical proficiency.

Head of the Department

Dr. Vijayalakshmi. B, Associate Prof., M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.

For UG : ugmaths@mccblr.edu.in

For PG : pgmaths@mccblr.edu.in

2022 - 23

  • MATHEMATICS DAY - The National Level Workshop on Graph theory was conducted on 6th February 2023. Dr R Sundareswaran, Associate Professor at SSN College of Engineering spoke about his work on Vulnerability Parameters in Graph Theory. Our second guest speaker Dr K A Venkatesh, Dean and professor of Chanakya University gave a lecture on learning discrete mathematics using Sage software.
  • CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN THE FIELD OF MATHEMATICS
    The Seminar on Financial Mathematics and the opportunities available in the Indian market conducted by The Department of Mathematics and Centre for International Program and Partnerships conducted an insightful session with Professor Jamie Alcock from University of Birmingham on 16th March 2023.

2021 - 22

  • National Mathematics Day was celebrated on 23rd November 2021. A guest lecture by Dr Arulalan Rajan on the concepts computational methods for investigating and solving problems in number theory was delivered. The talk was followed by release of the Newsletter ‘Mathemalite’ published by the Department on the theme ‘MATHEMATICS FOR A BETTER WORLD’.
  • International Conference on Emerging Trends in Applied Mathematics a Two-day event, organized by the Department of Mathematics on 21st and 22nd April 2022 in collaboration with Centre for Scientific Research and Advanced Learning and in association with Internal Quality Assurance Cell, Mount Carmel College, Autonomous, Bengaluru in Hybrid Mode.

2020 - 21

  • Webinar on ‘Reduce , Reuse, Recycle and Refuse’, conducted by the department on 09/01/21.
  • Webinar by on ‘ Mathematical Genius for a common man’ conducted by the department on 18/01/21.

2019 - 20

  • A one day workshop was conducted on MATLAB and Image Processing on 6th March 2019.
    Resource person -Mr. Pramod Kumar Naik from CoreEL Technologies
  • One day hands-on training on “Python” was conducted on 30/11/2019 for final year students.
    Resource persons- Mr. Rajendra.M and Mr. Mohammed Mukthar Ahamed.
  • Department of Mathematics conducted Mathematical Modelling workshop during Science Fest on 23rd August 2019. Mr.Arun Desai had been to our college to conduct this workshop. Students from 1st year had actively attended the workshop. They were taught to make models. Students from final year volunteered for the workshop.
  • NATIONAL MATHEMATICS DAY on 11th Dec, 2019.
    A special lecture by Dr. Pradeep G. Siddheshwar (Department of Mathematics, Bangalore University) was arranged. A poster presentation competition was conducted with the topic was ‘Application of Mathematics in Real Life’. This was followed by an interactive session of Pictionary competition A short documentary on Srinivasa Ramanujan’s life was shown. Students from St. Joseph’s and Christ (deemed to be university) college also took part in the competitions.

2018 - 19

  • A workshop on “MATLAB- Basic Functions and Image Processing” 5th March 2018.
  • A workshop on Ramanujan’s contribution to mathematics during “NATIONAL MATHEMATICS DAY” which was celebrated by the dept of Mathematics on 20th of December 2018 to commerorate the birth anniversary of Indian Mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan.
    i)Intra collegiate Mathematicians- Portrait competition was held
    ii)Mathematical Model Exhibition-More than 30 models were displayed Invited talks on "Journey through the life of Ramanujan –a mathematical legend” by Dr.Mahadev Nayak, BCU and Ms.Shantha, Former HOD Dept.of Mathematics
    iii)Some government schools were also invited
  • INSPIRE PROGRAMME during 22nd to 25th of October,2018
    Invited Talks:
    “Why the exponential e, the natural base of logarithm?”
    “Brain MACHINE Interface”.
  • Conducts workshops on latest mathematical softwares like MATLAB, Mathematica, Python regularly in order to meet the modern world.
  • Organizes National Mathematics Day every year in commemoration of Srinivasa Ramanujan through series of lectures, inter and intra college activities.
  • One UGC Research project and three Management Research projects completed by the faculty of the department.
  • Students of B.Sc. are encouraged to participate in summer internships every year and few students have completed their internships at IISc, IIT, TIFR, SSN University and other reputable scientific institutions.
  • Students of M.Sc. Mathematics work on various projects, some of their projects are published in reputed journals including UGC care, Scopus and Web of Science.
  • The department regularly organises various talks on multidisciplinary areas to enhance the skills of the students and make them ready to face the challenging world.
Dr. B Vijayalakshmi

Dr. B Vijayalakshmi

M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.

HOD & Associate Professor

Varsha

Ms. Varsha S N

M.Sc.

Lecturer

Kavitha S

Dr. Kavitha S

M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Dr.-M.-Clement-Joe-Anand

Dr. M Clement Joe Anand

M.Sc., B.Ed., M.Phil., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Sowmya K G

Ms. Sowmya K G

M.Sc., NET.

Assistant Professor

Thulasi K R

Dr. Thulasi K R

M.Sc., NET., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Trishna Kumari

Dr. Trishna Kumari

M.Sc., NET., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Placement Policy & Guidelines for Students

The Placement Policy is applicable to all students registered with the Placement Cell of Mount Carmel College, Autonomous, and is to be followed during their entire tenure at the college.

  1. The Placement Officer & the Placement Coordinator are the facilitators and counsellors for placement related activities and will be responsible for all concerned activities & functioning of the Placement Cell.
  2. The Student Placement Committee will be assisting the Placement Officer & the Placement Coordinator in all activities related to placements.
  3. Neither the College nor the Placement Cell guarantees a job. The Placement Cell will facilitate and coordinate the placement activities on campus including bringing in companies, coordinating the recruitment drives, organizing recruitment training and other related activities leading to the successful placements of the deserving students.
  4. Applying for a company, getting recruited, joining a company is entirely the responsibility/decision of the student concerned.
  5. Opting to register for placements is completely the choice of the students. As some would want to pursue higher studies or other opportunities, such students can refrain from registering with the Placement Cell.
  6. Students are required to check the ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA for registering with the Placement Cell before registering.
  7. All final year students with an aggregate score of 60% and above and with NO ACTIVE BACKLOGS are eligible to register for placements.
  8. All registered students are required to MANDATORILY attend the recruitment training conducted by the Placement Cell and meet the necessary threshold of 75% attendance and 80% completion of the practice tests & assessments to qualify for applying to the cos. Failing to qualify may result in re-training of the student at an additional cost which is to be borne at actuals by the concerned student.
  9. The Placement Cell will notify all the registered students about the upcoming recruitment drives through mails and Whatsapp group notifications and not individually. The students are to be alert and keep a track of the notifications and apply as per their interest and eligibility.
  10. Once a student registers/enrolls for a particular company, she is expected to complete the entire recruitment process as relevant and required. Failing to do so, will result in the student being debarred from sitting for further recruitment drives. Exceptions will be made at the sole discretion of the Placement Cell only in genuine cases. Such cases/reasons to be formally communicated to the Placement Office over mail at least one day prior to the drive.
  11. The student has a choice not to participate in the recruitment process of a company after attending the Pre-Placement Talk. If she decides to continue, then she will be bound by the College Placement Policy to attend the rest of the recruitment process of the company as stated above.
  12. Students will not be allowed to participate in the selection process of a company for which she has missed the PPT.
  13. While the Placement Cell will do its due diligence and bring in the right companies, it is the responsibility of every student to check the company profile, eligibility, Job Profile and the Job Role before applying. The same will also be mailed and/or updated on the Notice Boards or social media groups.
    a. Ex 1- If a company requires the applicant to have an average of 70%, be well assured that you meet the criteria before applying to that company.
    b. Ex 2- If the company requires you to have NO standing arrears/backlogs at the time of attending the placement process, kindly DO NOT APPLY to the company if you do not meet this criterion.
  14. If, after being selected by a company, for some reason the student is not satisfied either with the pay, the timings, work allotted, etc during onboarding, she will need to take it up with the concerned within the company. The Placement Cell will not be able to intervene in internal matters. However, it is important that the students reach out to us in case there are major deviations from the terms mentioned by the company at the time of recruitment.
  15. A student can apply to as many companies as she wants and appear for interviews until the first job is secured. A student will be considered to have secured a job if her name appears in the final select list of a company.
  16. The Placement Office of MCC follows a strict “ONE OFFER PER STUDENT” Policy. However, if a student has been offered a job with a CTC less than or equal to INR 2 lakhs PA, she can opt to apply for ONE more company, subject to prior formal approval by the Placement Office.
  17. Once a student’s name appears in the final selects of a company, it is obligatory for the student to accept the offer. Rejecting offers is strictly not allowed. Defaulters will be required to submit a letter to the Principal along with a penalty fee which could be equivalent to one month’s salary being offered by the said company.
  18. Recruitment Process: All companies generally follow the following procedure (however they could be exceptions) –
    a. Presentation about the company & Job Profile (Pre-Placement Talk)
    b. Written Exam (Aptitude / Technical Test)
    c. Group Discussion and/or Task (Assignments)
    d. Interview (Technical/HR/Others)
    e. Verification of Documents
    f. Offer Letter
  19. Students are to strictly ensure the following for all recruitment drives:
    a. Must report on time as mentioned in the schedules
    b. Wear Business Formals for every recruitment process. Students wearing casuals during recruitment process will be sent back
    c. Always carry one folder containing resumes (2-3 copies), passport size photos, copies of mark sheets, certificates & stationery
    d. Compulsorily carry College & Govt. ID Cards
  20. Most companies require applicants to have Govt. ID – Aadhar & PAN. Hence it is advised for all students to apply for these before registering for placements.
    Students are not allowed to contact the Company / HR team directly for any reason through the recruitment process. In case of any issues or concerns, they are advised to contact their Placement Office and discuss their problems.
  21. Strict action will be taken against students found to be engaged in maligning the College or the Placement Office with the companies. Any grievances you may have, are to be brought to the notice of the of the Placement Officer for resolution.
  22. If a student makes any false claims in the Resume/Student Registration Form, her registration will be cancelled immediately and job offer if any, will be revoked.
  23. All companies conduct a thorough background check/verification. If the company finds that you have manipulated your marks / documents in any manner/or mis-represented any information, your job offer will be terminated, and your name will be blacklisted.
  24. Strict discipline needs to be followed by every student during the recruitment process. Any sort of indecent behavior/misbehavior which affects the decorum of the Placement Cell or the reputation of the College or the Company, will attract severe penalty and disqualification.
  25. Unless explicitly permitted by the companies, use of mobile phones is strictly prohibited during the recruitment process.
  26. Malpractice in all forms or marking proxies during the selection process and beyond, is strictly prohibited and those caught indulging in such activities would be debarred from the placement process. Also, note that no concessions in any form shall be made in such cases.
  27. It may happen that the campus recruitment process can stretch till late evenings. Students are required and prepared to be available accordingly. In case of off-line drives, students are to inform their parents and should arrange their own transportation.
  28. In case of virtual (online) recruitment drives, it is the responsibility of the students to ensure they have the necessary equipment (laptop/PC with functional webcam and mic) and sufficient internet bandwidth for seamless conduction of the process.
  29. Students are required to provide correct email IDs and contact numbers at the time of registration. These will be used for all communication from the Placement Cell and the recruiting companies. The onus is on the students to ensure the contact details provided are correct and up to date.
  30. Students are advised to check their mails regularly as all communication related to placements will be sent through mails.
  31. It is mandatory that once you receive an Intent Letter/Offer Letter from the Company, a copy must be submitted to the Placement Office. Failing which, the end semester examination Hall Ticket/results will be withheld.
  32. All students registered for placements will be bounded by the Attendance Policy of the College. Any exception to the above is permitted only through formal approval of the Placement Office and the respective Department Heads.

WE EXPECT OUR STUDENTS TO BE PROFESSIONAL AND UPHOLD THE VALUES OF THE COLLEGE AT ALL TIMES.

For all matters not covered in the above policy, the Placement Office will use its discretion to take appropriate decisions as and when required.

The above guidelines are to ensure a smooth process in the best interest of our students and the participating companies.

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