Department of Mathematics (Aided)




Vision

  • 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.



Mission



  • 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



     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.




Highlights

  • 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
1
B.Sc
60
2
M.Sc
36
3
M.Phil
4
Ph.D
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Faculty Members





S.No. Name of the Faculty Designation
1Dr. S.M.Meena Rani, M.Sc.,M.Phil.,P.G.D.C.A.,Ph.D.,Associate Professor & Principal
2Dr. A.Uma Devi , M.Sc.,B.Ed.,M.Phil.,Ph.D.,Head & Associate Professor
3Dr. M.C.Maheswari, M.Sc.,M.Phil.,Ph.D.,Associate Professor
4Dr. P.Geetha, M.Sc.,B.Ed.,M.Phil.,Ph.D.,Assistant Professor
5Mrs. P.Getchial Pon Packiavathy, M.Sc.,M.Phil.,Assistant Professor
6Dr. P.Sooriyakala, M.Sc.,M.Phil.,Ph.D.,Assistant Professor
7Dr. R.P.Aditya, M.Sc.,M.Phil.,Ph.D.,Assistant Professor
8Dr. M.Uma Maheswari, M.Sc.,M.Phil.,Ph.D.,Assistant Professor
9Mrs. S.Kohila, M.Sc.,M.Phil.,Assistant Professor
10Mrs. J.Ashwini, M.Sc.,M.Phil.,Assistant Professor
11Ms. N.Malathi, M.Sc.,M.Phil.,Assistant Professor





Succession List of Head of the Department





S.No. Name of the Faculty Year
1Mrs. V.Rajapushpam,M.Sc.,M.Phil.,1963-1993
2Mrs. Mary Chandravadhana, M.Sc.,M.Phil.,1993-2000
3Mrs. S.Meenammal, M.Sc.,M.Phil.,2000-2002
4Mrs. J.Thenammal, M.Sc.,B.Ed.,MPhil.,2002-2004
5Mrs. M.Shunmugathai,M.Sc.,M.Phil.,2004-2013
6Mrs. M.Revathi,M.Sc.,M.Phil.,2013-2019
7Mrs. C.Santhini,M.Sc.,M.Phil.,2019-2020








Achievements





2020-21

  • The Department of Mathematics was selected as one of the Science Departments in our College under the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) Star College Scheme 2020 – 2021.
  • It sustained the progress of the Department by conducting 13 student and Teachers’ oriented programmes such as Guest Lectures, Lecture cum Demonstrations, Hands – on Training within a time span of one year (2020-2021).
  • The Department of Mathematics received the grant of Rs. 5 lakhs for Non- recurring and Rs. 1.50 lakhs as Recurring for the first year under the DBT Star College Scheme.
  • The infra-structure of the elegant Math Lab of the Department of mathematics was extended with 12 well-equipped Mathematical Models constructed under DBT Star College Scheme.
  • The Department of Mathematics organised an Outreach Programme for College Professors on the topic “Awareness on MOOCs” on 01.02.2021. under DBT Star College Scheme. Dr. Mrs. Vimal Rarh, Joint Director and Project Head, GAD TLC, Ministry of Education, Shri Guru Tegh Bahadur Khalsa College, University of Delhi shared her expertise on MOOCS.
  • The Department of Mathematics organized an inter departmental programme for Life Science faculty members in the Topic “Data Analysis using R”
  • To enhance the activity based teaching our department conducted an Outreach Programme for the Government Higher Secondary School teachers of Virudhunagar District on 28.12.2020 on the topic “Use of Advanced Mathematical Aids in Classroom Teaching”.
  • Student’s undergone hands-on training programmes on various software such as R, Matlab etc. to enrich their technical knowledge.
  • Students developed their decision making skills by the successful completion of 13 Departmental Projects and 3 Inter-departmental Projects.
  • The department of Mathematics celebrated National Mathematics day on the commemoration of the Great Indian Mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan as as the Significance day on 22.12.2020 DBT Star College Scheme.
  • A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Department of Mathematics, V.V.Vanniaperumal College for Women and Ramanujan Institute for Advanced Study in Mathematics, University of Madras, Chennai Under the organization of National Skill Qualifications Frame work, University Grants Commission, New Delhi on 29.09.2020.



2019-20

  • 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.



2018-19

  • 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.
  • On 26.09.2018, J.Tharani of III B.Sc., Mathematics has participated and won second place in Intra University Chess Tournament for Women in Madurai Kamaraj University.
  • Our UG students won the Winner Shield in the PRIMO MATH FETE – 2018 organised by Sri Kaliswari College, Sivakasi on 28.09.2018.
  • K. Indhu of II M.Sc. Mathematics participated in the Winter School programme from 28.11.2018 to 03.12.2018 held at Thiagarajar College, Madurai P. Atchaya of II B.Sc Mathematics attended Mini MTTS 2018 Programme in Mathematics from 03.12.2018 to 08.12.2018 at Sri Vasavi College, Erode.
  • On January 2019, A. Thirasha of III B. Sc. Mathematics got I prize in State level Essay Competition conducted by B.G. R. Publications.
  • On February 2019, M. Sowmya of I B. Sc. Mathematics got V prize in State level Essay Competition conducted by கவியரசர் கலைத் தமிழ்ச் சங்கம் with regard to 72nd Independence Day Celebration.
  • On 05.02.2019 S.Subapriya I B.Sc., Mathematics won III position and got cash award Rs.500/- in Disc throw conducted by Chief Minister Trophy Athletic Match at Virudhunagar Stadium.
  • Our department students won the overall shield in Gyth; tpoh which was organised by the department of Tamil on 15.03.2019.
  • Seven of our students have passed their respective course in NPTEL in this year.
  • Nine of our students were selected to attend the camp at Vivekananda Kendra, Kanyakumari from 07.03.2019 to 10.03.2019.



2017-18

  • The academic year 2017 - 18 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.
  • Selvi. B. Muthushanmugapriya of III B. Sc. Mathematics offered a valuable stone to our crown by winning Sakalakalavalli Award of this year.
  • Our department students won the overall shield in the comptetiion which was organised by the department of Tamil.
  • J. Jegatheeswari and M. Ramya of II M.Sc. Mathematics attended the Refresher Course on Pure and Applied Mathematics from 07.4.2017 to 09.4.2017 at MEPCO Schlenk Engineering College, Sivakasi.
  • J. Jegatheeswari of II M.Sc. Mathematics attended the Ninth summer training Programme in Mathematics from 10.5.2017 to 30.5.2017 at Ramanujan Institute for Advanced study in Mathematics, University of Madras, Chennai.
  • Our UG students won the Winner shield in the PRIMO MATH FETE – 2017 organised by Sri Kaliswari College, Sivakasi.
  • M.Sivaranjani of III B.Sc Mathematics attended Mini MTTS 2017 Programme in Mathematics from 27.11.2017 to 2.12.2017 at Yadava College, Madurai.
  • V.Kalaiselvi of II B.Sc Mathematics attended Mini MTTS 2018 Programme in Mathematics from 19.03.2018 to 24.03.2018 at Hindustan College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore.
  • 20 of our students were selected to attend the camp at Vivekanada Kendra, Kanyakumari from 13.2.2017 to 16.2.2017. 12 of our students have passed their respective course in NPTEL in this year.



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MOU

  • Under Faculty Exchange Programme, MoU between the Department of Mathematics, V.V.Vanniaperumal College for Women and Department of Mathematics, Sri.S.Ramasamy Naidu Memorial College, Sattur was signed on 29.09.2020.
  • 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.



Notable Alumni



  • S.Sri Varsha of III B.Sc. Mathematics brought laurels to the Department by receiving triple placement from Infosys Limited, Chennai, Smart English Language Institute, Virudhunagar and T.V.R Enterprises, Gummidipoondi in 2020-2021.
  • S.Abinaya and D.Rohini of III B.Sc. Mathematics received dual placement offers from Smart English Language Institute, Virudhunagar and T.V.R Enterprises, Gummidipoondi in 2020-2021.
  • R.Raja Lakshmi, H. Risha Viswas and K.Maheswari of III B.Sc. Mathematics got placement in T.V.R Enterprises, Gummidipoondi in 2020- 2021.
  • P.Nanthini, Dak Sevak
  • B.Mithra,Operation Executive, Infosys ltd.
  • S.Srivarsha,Infosys
  • 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.






Address : Department of Mathematics(Aided),
V.V.Vanniaperumal College for Women,
Virudhunagar 626 001.


Mail Id :mathsr@vvvcollege.org


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