Payyanur College Campus is located at Edat, Payyanur, Kannur Distrcit. It is just 3.5 kilometer from payyanur old bus stand and 2.6 kilometers from new bus stand in NH-17 towards Kannur side.

Nearest railway station is Payyanur which is 6 kms away from the college.

The nearest airport is at Mangalore about 118 km away and calicut airport is 147 km away approximately.

Affiliated to Kannur University

Accredited by NAAC at 'A' Level (2007-12)

Re-accreditation work in progress

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**PROGRAMMES ORGANIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS**

__13-08-2018 __

A mathematics exhibition, named **Sci-Pi: Math for Science**, was organized by Maths Club,
Payyanur College on 13th August 2018 as a curtain raiser to the National Mathematics Day Celebrations and also to welcome
the newly joined UG and PG students of the Department of Mathematics. The exhibition, inaugurated by the
principal of the college Dr. Jayachandran Keezhoth, attracted a large number of students from the host
institution and also from neighbouring institutions.

__17-02-2018 and 18-02-2018 __

A two day National Conference on Algebra, Analysis and Related topics was organized on 16th and 17th February 2018 at Payyanur College. The main objective of the seminar was to bring UG and PG students, research scholars and academicians to a common scientific platform to share their innovative ideas and knowledge in the field of Algebra and Analysis and thereby develop interest in the field of research. The conference sponsored by the KSCSTE and PTA Payyanur College was organised in honour of Dr. K.T. Ravindran, on the occasion of his retirement. Dr. K.T. Ravindran was the principal of the college during 2016-18 and an associated Professor and research guide in the Department of Mathematics for several years.

Prof. Dr. M. S. Balasubramani (Former Professor & HoD, Department of Mathematics, Calicut University) inaugurated the conference. Smt. Reshma. E, coordinator of the National Conference welcomed the gathering. Sri. Vinod Kumar P, Head of the Department of Mathematics, presided over the function and Miss. Rimna proposed the vote of thanks.

The academic sessions were held as below:

__ Day 2: 16th February 2018 (Friday) __

10.30 am. - 11.30 am:

11.45 am. - 12.45 pm:

(Associate Professor & HoD, Department of Mathematics, Govt. Brennen College, Thallassery)

(Asst. Professor, Dept. of Mathematics, Payyanur College)

01.30 pm. - 02.30 pm:

(Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, Govt. Brennen College, Thallassery)

02.30 pm. - 03.00 pm:

(Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, MIT, Manipal)

03.45 pm- 04.45 pm:

(Asst. Professor, Dept. of Mathematics, Payyanur College)

09.30 am. - 10.30 am:

(Associate Professor Senior, Dept. of Mathematics, MIT, Manipal)

10.30 am. - 11.30 am:

(Associate Professor & HoD, Department of Mathematics, Farook College, Calicut)

11.45 am. - 12.45 pm:

(Associate Professor & HoD, Department of Mathematical and Computational Sciences, NITK, Surathkal)

(Asst. Professor, Dept. of Mathematics, Payyanur College)

01.30 pm. - 02.30 pm:

(INSA Best Teacher Awardee, Visiting Professor, KSOM, Calicut)

__10-03-2017 __

The department organized a one day national seminar on ** Special Functions
and its Applications** held on 10th March 2017.

__6-02-2017 __

Result of the MSc Mathematics degree examinations, 2016 gave the happiest moment for the department in the academic year 2016-17. Our students bagged the first five positions in the university: Jijina. K (1st rank), Aswathi. K (2nd rank), Shyamili. T.V (3rd rank), Jiji. C.K (4th rank), Prasheela. K.V (5th rank).

The department organized a meeting on 6th February, 2017 to congratulate the winners. Prof. T. Thrivikraman, former head of the department of Mathematics, Cochin University of Science and Technology gave away the awards and cash prizes to the winners.

An academic seminar was also held on the same day to mark the occasion in which Prof. T. Thrivikraman gave a presentation on
** Cardinal and Ordinal numbers**.

__19-03-2016 __

Department of Mathematics and Maths Club Payyanur college jointly organized a one day seminar on **Topology** on 19th March 2016.
Dr. E. Krishnan, formerly professor of Mathematics at University College, Thiruvananthapuram gave a historical analysis of the mathematical
events that eventually led to the emergence of Topology as a new discipline.

__5-03-2016 __

**Dr. Umesh. P (Asst. Professor and HoD, College of Engineering Aranmula) ** inaugurated the activities of the mathematics association on 5th March 2016.
Dr. Umesh had his BSc and MSc degrees in Mathematics from Payyanur College and then got his M.Phil and Ph.D in Bio-informatics from the Department
of Bio-informatics, University of Kerala. While in Payyanur College Dr. Umesh initiated several innovative academic activities and was one of the
founder members of Maths Club, Payyanur College.He gave talk on the topic * 'Making Biology Mathematical'.*

A function was also held on the same day to congratulate our students **Anjali Mohan ** and **Athira Satheesan **, who bagged the second and third ranks
respectively in the MSc Mathematics Examination 2015; **Aparna Sivadas ** who got first rank with A+ grade in the BSc Mathematics examination
and **Shamna A ** who got second rank in the MSc Mathematics examination 2014 of the Kannur University.

Another event held on the same day was the launch of the website** Open Curve (www.opencurve.in)**. It is a space for promoting activities or initiatives
related to Mathematics that may not directly fit into the syllabi or curricula and it is the first of its kind in Kerala.

__9-02-2015 __

The inauguration of the mathematics association was held on 9th February 2015, the chief guest of the function being
**Prof. E. Krishnan**, former HoD, Department of Mathematics, University College, Thiruvananthapuram. The brief and simple inaugural
function was then followed by a day-long seminar on ** Mathematics: concrete to abstract**.

__19-01-2015 to 24-01-2015__

The students and teachers of the department participated whole heartedly in the exhibition (Aureo 2015) organized as a part of the golden jubilee celebrations of the college. The department's stall in the exhibition, titled ** Asymptotia**, attracted math enthusiasts as well as the general public. The exhibition was divided into several areas focusing on different aspects of mathematics. There were separate stalls for posters, puzzles, math & matchsticks, geometrical charts, applied constructions, 2D-3D models, optical illusions to list a few. One unique and novel item of the exhibition was the geometrical incarnation of

__11-11-2014__

Reception to honour **Sri. P. Kunhikrishnan** (Project Director of PSLV Programme, ISRO) and his laudable contribution
to the **Mangalyaan Project** as the mission director.

Sri.P. Kunhikrishnan was a student of BSc Mathematics of this department during 1978-81 and was a university rank holder. Mr. Kunhikrishnan shared his memories as a graduate student of Mathematics in the college and recounted how those experiences laid foundation to his successful career in ISRO. Teachers who retired from the department were also invited to the function and it eventually became a memorable departmental get together.

__31-01-2014__

One day seminar on **Golden Ratio**.

Resource Person: Sri.Rajeev G, Teacher, NSS HSS Alacode

__12-03-2013__

One day seminar on **Fuzzy Graphs**.

Resource Person: Dr.T.Dinesh, Dept. of Mathematics, Nehru College, Kanhangad

__22-02-2012__

One day seminar on **Mathematical Principles of Signal Processing**.

Resource Person: T. C. Easwaran Nambudiri, Dept. of Mathematics, Govt. College, Kasargod

__01-02-2011, 02-02-2011__

Two day National Conference (OPTAS -2) on **Operator Theory and Applications.**

Resources Persons: Dr.Santhosh George (NIT, Surathkal), Dr.Chithra (NIT, Calicut), Dr.Kunhanandan (Goa University), Dr.Sam Johnson (NIT, Surathkal), Dr.Saji Mathew (St. Josephs College, Devagiri), Dr. Bijumon Ramalayathil (M.G.College, Iritty).

__03-12-2010__

One day International Seminar on **Hadmard matrices and Markov Chains. **

__13-10-2010__

One day seminar on **Conditional Probability and Markov Chains.**

Resource Person: Dr. C. Baburaj, Dept. of Statistics, Govt. College, Manjeswaram.

__02-11-2009__

One day seminar on **The Mathematics of Nature.**

Resource Person: Dr. C. Sunil Mathew Dept. of Mathematics, Govt. Brennen College, Thalasseri.

__01-10-2009, 02-10-2009__

Two day National Conference (OPTAS -1) on **Operator Theory and Applications.**

Resource Persons: Prof.M.S.Balasubramani (Calicut University), Prof.K.Sandeep (TIFR, Bangalore), Dr. J.R.V. Edward (Scott Christian College, Nagercoil), Dr.Sudheer. K (Farook College), Dr.Sajith G (S.S. College, Areacode), Dr.Sam Johnson (NIT, Surathkal), Dr.Vijayarajan.A.K(KSM, Kunnamamgalam), Dr.T.Muraleedharan (St.Joseph College, Devagiri)

__15-11-2008__

One day seminar on **Geometry - from Euclid to Mandelbrot.**

Resource Person: Dr. E. Krishnan, Formerly HoD, Dept. of Mathematics, University College, Thiruvananthapuram.

__18-12-2007__

One day seminar on Fuzzy Sets; Calculus and Analysis.

Resource Person: Dr. T. Thrivikraman, Formerly HoD, Dept. of Mathematics, CUSAT.

__17-9- 2007__

One day seminar on **Visual Mathematics. **

Resource Person: Dr.Achut Sankar S Nair, Hon. Director, Center for Bioinformatics, University of Kerala.

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