Department of Mathematics, ADP College was established in 1965 under the Headship of Prof. Ramani Mohan Das. The Major course in the subject was started in 1978. Today, in the 50th years of its existence, the department attracts students from all parts of the Nagaon district as well as from Marigaon, Golaghat, Karbi Anglong districts also. The present strength of the department in Degree Course Classes (having Major & General Course) is around 200.The department has a aim to assist students in acquiring a conceptual understanding of the nature and structure of mathematics, its processes and applications so that students can prepare themselves how to face challenges in life.
The Department has a collection of about 200 books and a few magazines of Mathematics, which constantly cater the intellectual need of the students. Students can read there and also issued on their request. A Wall Magazine named ‘GANIT PRABAH’ is published yearly. Department of Mathematics have one Digital Class Room, it enhanced the quality teaching based on ICT.
The Department of Mathematics is enriched with four full time teachers. All the faculties of the Department of Mathematics are life time members of Assam Academy of Mathematics(AAM). A branch of AAM is also in Nagaon district. Every year the teachers of Department of Mathematics are involved in various extension works (lecture programme/quiz/exhibitions on mathematics) in different high schools/higher secondary schools/junior colleges in Nagaon district to popularise mathematics among the students with this body and also attended various seminars, and workshops organized by the same body.