Department of Mathematics (Aided)

(Mathematics Research Centre)

  • To impart intensive knowledge and skills to rural students through quality education and to provide an environment where students become competent users of Mathematics in other disciplines.
  • To empower the students with profound knowledge in Mathematics, logical reasoning and analytical skills, to induce their passion for research and lifelong learning with a focus on moral values and social ethics.
History of the Department
      The Department of Mathematics was established in 1963 to sharpen the young budding women who would bloom up an as ingenious and resourceful mathematician with skill and stardom. The UG Mathematics Programme was started in 1963 with 6 students. In order to promote women's access into higher education, our College Management took tremendous efforts and launched PG Mathematics Programme with 17 students in 1985. We are very proud to say that M.Phil. Programme was launched in the year 2015-2016. As a milestone in the history our department was upgraded to the status of imparting Research programme and recognized as a Research Centre in the year 2019-2020. It has a hoary past and gradually developed its intellectual heights over a span of six decades of its journey.
  • College Science Improvement Programme (COSIP) fund was allotted by UGC from 1984 to 1987. 20 student projects were completed and Guest Lectures were organized under the COSIP fund.
  • PG Association was instigated to enrich Post Graduate student’s research interests. As a part of this, Guest lectures by eminent mathematicians and student seminars are being conducted till now.
  • Our Faculty members with keen interest have conducted Coaching classes which helped students in enhancing their skills in arithmetic and mental ability to succeed in IAS exams, National Talent Search exam, TNPSC and Bank exams since 1985.
  • Virudhunagar District Cluster of Colleges Programme was started functioning from 1986. Various Colleges from our District conducts events such as Quiz, Guest lectures, Paper Presentations, etc. Our College is an active participant in this programme every year.
  • Our former HOD Mrs. Rajapushpam became the Principal of our College during the year1991 - 1992. She was the first faculty from our department to become the Principal of our College.
  • In 2000, College Science Improvement Programme (COSIP) fund was allotted by UGC for the second time. Under the COSIP fund, 12 student seminars, Guest Lectures were conducted and Mathematical models were constructed by our students. DST sponsored Lecture series was organized in our College Campus in 2001.
  • In order to show case the highlights of our Staff and Students activities, our department publishes the magazine named “MATHMAG” every year since 2001.
  • In 2012, the CSIR sponsored Annual Conference of “Academy of Discrete Mathematics and Applications” (ADMA) was conducted by our department. Our College was the first Arts and Science College to host the annual Conference of ADMA.
  • In 2014, the UGC sponsored 3 day National Workshop on “Analytical tools for Researchers in Commerce and Computer Science- WATRCC-14” was organised in collaboration with the department of Computer Science and the department of Commerce.
  • The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science jointly organized International conference from 14.12.2017 to 16.12.2017 in collaboration with IMRF.
  • We feel proud to say that our faculty member, Dr.S.M.Meena Rani, M.Sc., M.Phil., PGDCA., Ph.D., has been promoted as our College Principal on 31st May 2016.
  • It is noteworthy to mention that our department is one among the eight departments in receiving fund from Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India, New Delhi. In accord with this, the infrastructure facilities and equipments were increased under this scheme and our department has been highly benefited.
Philanthropist of our Department
  • Mrs.J.Thennammal, former Head of the Department magnanimously donated the fund of Rs.75,000/- for the construction of Math Lab building in 2004.
  • From 2003 – 2004 onwards, one best outgoing final year PG student & two best outgoing final year UG students receive Thiru.S. Jeyaprakasam Mrs.J.Thenammal Arakkattalai cash award.
  • From 2018 – 2019 onwards, the Scholar who got First rank in M.Phil. Mathematics receives Gold Medal from our former Head of the Department Mrs.M.Shunmugathai Thiraviyam son Arun Kumar Endowment.
Uniqueness of our Department
  • Our College Managing board extended its support for thes well-designed infrastructure of our Department. Thus, we have an elegant Math Lab equipped with nearly 150 handmade Mathematical Models and Puzzles which was highly appreciated by the NAAC peer team in 2010.
  • The inception of the Math lab sowed seed for the Creativity Club. The Creativity club was started in the year 2003-2004. Constructing mathematical Models, creating Puzzles, arranging Guest Lectures and Field visit are the activities of this club. Every year, appreciation prizes will be given to the active students in the club.
  • We celebrate Srinivasa Ramanujan’s Birthday in commemoration of the great mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan. This grand day has been celebrated in our department since 2004 by conducting various competitions for our department students, other major students and School students. Every year our Former HOD Mrs.M.Shunmugathai, M.Sc., M.Phil., sponsors prizes for the competitions.

Programmes offered

S.No. Name of the Programme Sanctioned Strength Syllabus

Faculty Members

Dr.S.M.Meena Rani

Head & Associate Professor
Dr.A.Uma Devi
Associate Professor
Associate Professor

Assistant Professor
Mrs.P.Getchial Pon Packiavathy
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Dr.M.Uma Maheswari
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor



  • Dr. M.Uma Maheswari, Mrs.S. Kohila, M.Sc., M.Phil., and Ms. J. Ashwini, M.Sc., M.Phil were newly appointed in our Department on 15.07.2019.
  • Staff Exchange Programme was newly introduced in this academic year. Dr.P.Sooriyakala and Dr.R.P.Aditya handled classes for students of SRNM College, Sattur from 07.08.2019 to 08.08.2019.
  • Mrs. P. Getchial Pon Packiavathi., M.Sc., M.Phil., went to SFR College, Sivakasi for question paper setting in OBE pattern on 13.09.2019.
  • Dr.S.M.Meena Rani has published 1 paper, Dr.C.Santhini has published 3 papers, Mrs. P. Getchial Pon Packiavathi has published 4 papers, Mrs. R. P. Aditya has published 1 paper in various international journals.
  • Mrs.S.Kohila, M.Sc., M.Phil., Presented a research paper in an International Conference on Mathematical Modelling & Computation held at Alagappa University, Karaikudi.
  • Ms.J.Ashwini, M.Sc., M.Phil., acted as a Judge for EDU Expo 2020 in KVS EM School on 09.02.2020.
  • Dr.M.Uma Maheswari, delivered a Guest Lecture on the topic “Cryptography” in VHNSNC on 13.02.2020.
  • Dr.P.Sooriyakala, delivered a Guest Lecture on the topic “Introduction to Cryptography” in Sri Kaliswari College, Sivakasi.
  • Dr.R.P.Aditya attended a National Seminar on “Revised Assessment/Accreditation framework of NAAC – An approach” in S.B.K. College, Aruppukottai on 11.10.2019.
  • Mrs.P.Getchial Pon Packiavathy, M.Sc., M.Phil., was the staff Advisor of the Research project on the topic “Eco Tourism” under Making a Clean Green and Healthy India project. This research project was selected as one among the Top ten projects in “State level Intercollegiate Research Fest EXPLORIA 2020” organized by Research Advisory Committee of Fatima College, Madurai in collaboration with Tamil Nadu Science Forum.
  • P.Atchaya, D.Dhamanisha and S.Monica Abirami of III B.Sc Mathematics presented the research project on 18.02.2020. Dr.R.P.Aditya, attended the NSS camp for programme officers at Avinashalingam College, Coimbatore. 21.02.20 to 27.02.20.


  • This year has witnessed the successful completion of third year by Dr. S. M. Meena Rani as Principal. Also one Research Scholar K. Poorani is pursuing Ph. D under her guidance.
  • Dr.C.Santhini has entered into the second year as IQAC coordinator.
  • Dr.R.B.Gnana Jothi has produced one Ph.D. scholar in this academic year.
  • Dr.M.Anbuchelvi, Dean of Research acts as a Co-guide for one Ph.D scholar.
  • Mrs.M.Revathi has got the honour of being Governing body meeting member.
  • Mrs.R.P.Aditya has been awarded with Ph.D. degree in this academic year and Mrs. P. Getchial Pon Packiavathi is pursuing her Ph.D. degree.
  • A Student Project has been Sanctioned to two II M.Sc students to be carried out under the guidance of Dr. A. Umadevi by Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology with a grant of Rs.7500/-
  • Dr.R.B.Gnana Jothi has delivered a guest lecture in “National Workshop on Research Issues in Graph Theory” held at Mepco Schlenk Engineering College, Sivakasi on 22.12.2018.
  • Dr.P.Sooriyakala has delivered a guest lecture on “Application of Graph Theory” in P.K.N. College of Arts and Science,Thirumangalam , on 12.09.2018 and she has also delivered a guest lecture on “Residue Theorem and its Applications” at ANJA College, Sivakasi on 08.03.2019.
  • Mrs.M.Revathi has given motivational speech for the students in the Commerce Department on 12.03.2019
  • Dr.M.Anbuchelvi has delivered a guest lecture on the topic “Algorithm for finding Birthday” in Commerce Department on 12.03.2019.She has also has delivered a special talk on “ஆன்மிகம் ஓர் அறிவியல்” in Tamil Department on 28.03.2019


  • This year has witnessed the successful completion of second year by Dr.S.M. Meena Rani as Principal and Dr.M. Anbuchelvi as Dean of Research.
  • Dr.C. Santhini has shouldered the twin duties namely IQAC coordinator and NAAC Steering committee member.
  • Tmty.M.Revathi has got the honour of being Governing body meeting member.Dr.R.B. Gnanajothi is continuing as MCA Director.
  • Tmty.S.Selvamani has been in the university nominee of staff selection committee.
  • Tmty.A.Umadevi and Tmty. M. C. Maheswari have been awarded with Ph.D. degree.
  • Dr.R.B.Gnanajothi has produced two Ph.D. scholars.
  • Dr.M.Anbuchelvi has participated and presented a paper in the 5th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Computer, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, on 1st and 2nd February 2018 at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Tmty.M.Revathi and Dr. P. Sooriyakala extended their service to other institutions by giving guest lectures

Notable Alumni

  • M.Adaikkalam, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Devanga Arts College, Aruppukkottai.
  • J.Dhana Lakshmi, Assistant Professor , Department of Mathematics, VPM Arts and Science College, Krishnankovil.
  • M.Keerthana, BPM in Post Office, Vadamalaikurichi.
  • R.Kaveri Lakshmi, GDS in Post Office, Dharmapuri.
  • P.Harini, ABPM in Post Office,Salem.
  • R.Sharmitha, Probationary Clerk, South Indian Bank, Thirumangalam.
  • A.Ajitha, GDS BPM, Department of Posts, Achanputhur B.O, Tenkasi district.
  • R. Saranya, Grade II Police Constable, Thiruvalur.
  • M.Indira Devi, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Sri Vidya Arts and Science College, Virudhunagar..
  • A.Manimegalai, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Yadava College for Women, Madurai.
  • P.Nanthini, GDS ABPM/Dak Sevak, Vembar S.O.
  • P.Nagapraveetha, GDS BPM, Tettur BO @ Palamedu
  • G.Rajeswari, GDS, RMS,Virudhunagar.
  • S.Gowsalya, Cognizant Technologies Solutions, Chennai.
  • S.Srivarsha, Infosys Limited, Mysore
  • B.Mithra, Infosys Limited, Mysore
  • S.Jaisri, Tata Consultancy Services, Chennai.
  • S.Saranya, Infosys Limited, Chennai.
  • K.Raja Lakshmi, Sub Inspector of Police, Chennai.


  • MoU with Department of Mathematics, Sri S.Ramasamy Naidu Memorial College, Sattur
  • MoU between the Department of Mathematics, V.V.Vanniaperumal College for Women and Ramanujan Institute for Advanced Study in Mathematics, University of Madras, Chennai was signed on 29.09.2020 under NSQF, UGC, New Delhi, which is valid for a period of three years from the date of agreement. Under this the certificate course ‘Introduction to Latex’ was introduced.


Address : Dr.S.M.Meena Rani
Associate Professor and Head,
Department of Mathematics (Aided)
V.V.Vanniaperumal College for Women,
Virudhunagar 626 001.

Mail Id

Contact Number: 94890 88733



District Level Seminar on "Graph Algorithms"