To celebrate the completion of a decade of the B.Math. Hons. Programme at the Bangalore Centre of the institute, a conference will be held during


August 29 - 30, 2011


at the Platinum Jubilee Auditorium.

This will be a get-together of all the students, teachers and, of all those who were instrumental in the genesis of the B.Math.Hons. Programme.

As a part of this conference, we plan to have:

(a) Mathematical Talks

(b) A Discussion Session

(c) A Surprise item

(d) A special Dinner

(e) A Quiz Programme

The Discussion session would include the following features :

        Some history on the birth of B.Math.Hons.

        Comments and suggestions by students on the academic as well as non-academic aspects of the programme drawn from their experience and, their preparedness for the future programmes they went in to.

The Mathematical talks by the ex-students are aimed at introducing mathematical topics of their interests to the present students.

Tentative Schedule :


29th August

Inauguration - 09.30 to 10.00

Talk by Alladi Sitaram - 10.00 to 10.30

Coffee - 10.30 to 10.50

Talk by Gadadhar Misra - 10.50 to 11.20

Talk by Somesh Bagchi - 11.25 to 11.55

Talk by Sundaram Thangavelu - 12.00 to 12.30

Talk by Siddhartha Gadgil - 12.35 to 13.05

Lunch - 13.30

Discussion session - 14.30 onwards

Surprise item - 16.30 onwards

Dinner - 19.30 to 21.00

30th August:

Talk by Mahesh Kakde - 10.00 to 10.30

Talk by Samik Basu - 10.35 to 11.05

Coffee - 11.05 to 11.25

Talk by Tanmay Deshpande - 11.25 to 11.55

Talk by Rajneesh Kumar Singh - 12.00 to 12.30

Talk by Dipramit Majumdar - 12.35 to 13.05

Lunch - 13.30

Quiz Programme - 15.15

Tea - 17.00


The hope is that this conference will be an enriching and productive experience pointing ways towards improvement of the Programme in all its aspects.



Organizing Committee: