Mathematics department of Kirti College came into existence since inception of the college in 1954 in the year of college establishment.
Former Heads of the Department:
Late Prof. V. G. Gosavi ( up to 1984)
Late Prof. Wad (1984 – 1988 )
Prof. R.B. Mishra (1988 – 1993 )
Prof. Chitra Paranjpe (1993- 2020)
Current Head of Department:
Prof. Mathew Samuel
The department has been labelled as a small but self sufficient and well organized department by NAAC peer team. Astudent-centric and resourceful department, it initiated the subject of Computer Programming and System Analysis as Applied Component, at T.Y.B.Sc. for students of Mathematics and Statistics. It took the lead in starting the degree programme of Computer Science in the year 1999, making Kirti College one of the pioneering colleges to offer this subject.
To its credit, one of our former students, Jitendra Sakpalhad secured third rank at TYBSc Mathematics examination held by Mumbai University. Our faculty Dr. Seema Purohit is a PG recognised Teacher and a Research Guide. She has successfully guided around 29 students for MPhil and 10 research scholars for PhD. Our former HOD Prof. Chitra Paranjpe and Dr. Seema Purohit are on the board of studies of several autonomous colleges in the subject of Mathematics and Computer Science. Prof. Mathew Samuel was a former NSS officer under whose baton the college has received Best NSS Unit (Urban) and Best NSS Volunteer awards from Mumbai University. Currently Prof. Mathew Samuel is the IQAC co-ordinator. Our alumnus Roshni Kadam was felicitated for her work in Gender sensitization as a NSS volunteer at the hands of the then Honorable President of India, Mrs. Pratibha Patil. . The department also has the honor of havingseveral “Best Student ofthe Year” awarded to their students.