Mathematics is the mirror of civilization. Being an exact science, mathematics seems to be abstract in nature, however today it penetrates all fields of human endeavor. Latest scientific and technological developments have extended the scope of applications of each branch of mathematics. As mathematics is the backbone of any applied sciences, we at Kathmandu University (KU), strive to run advanced degree programs in mathematics maintaining high standards of teaching and research in major branches of mathematics, with a unified approach, emphasizing both the pure and applied aspects. KU envisages to contribute in teaching and research through a healthy & fruitful inteaction between the students and teachers.