The Department of Mathematics VNIT Nagpur grew from its humble beginnings in the year 1960. It has aimed to be a centre of excellence in Mathematics and scientific computing. The Department offers several courses in Mathematics to undergraduate and postgraduate students of various science and engineering disciplines. The Department commenced a two-year Master of Science (M.Sc.) program in Mathematics in 2012. The program is fully equipped with the modules that are currently the need of various industries. In addition to the M.Sc. program in Mathematics, the Department also offers doctoral programs in various areas of Mathematics. The Department trains students to international standards, and carries out high-level research in both pure and applied mathematics. Each year faculty members of the department teach over 1500 students from engineering disciplines and about 40 M.Sc. students in Mathematics. The Department has been working towards placements of its M.Sc. students diligently. The Department is equipped with good computing facilities.

Currently the Department has eleven full-time regular highly qualified, enthusiastic and energetic faculty members. In addition, the Department has seven full-time temporary adjunct assistant professors and one visiting professor. All faculty members of the Department hold a PhD degree in Mathematics, with some of them having postdoctoral experience, from reputed institutes in India or abroad. The faculty members have collaborative research engagement with reputed national and international institutions. The faculty members of the Department share a commitment to excellence in teaching and research, and have produced a large number of research papers in SCI & refereed journals and conferences