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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.

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The department organized a one day national seminar on Special Functions and its Applications held on 10th March 2017. Dr. Arjun K. Rathie, Department of Mathematics, Central University of Kerala and Dr. Harikrishnan. P.K, Department of Mathematics, MIT Manipal were the resource persons. Several teachers and students from various colleges participated in the seminar. Dr. P.C.Sreenivas was the departmental co-ordinator of the national seminar.


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.


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.


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.


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 Alice in Wonderland based on Lewis Carroll's famous novel. Asymptotia was an exhilarating experience of creative learning, working together and sharing of ideas for both teachers and students. Mr. Aswin I C, Secretary, Mathematics Association did a commendable job in coordinating the activities related to the exhibition.


Reception to honor 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 also 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.


One day seminar on Golden Ratio.

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


One day seminar on Fuzzy Graphs.

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


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).


One day International Seminar on Hadmard matrices and Markov Chains.

Resourse Person: Prof. K.T. Arsu, Wright States University, USA


One day seminar on Conditional Probability and Markov Chains.

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


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)


One day seminar on Geometry - from Euclid to Mandelbrot.

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


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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