The Kurukshetra University was established in 1956 by an act of the state legislature. The Department of Mathematics came into existence in the year 1961. Late Prof. S.D. Chopra was the founder Head of the Department. Since then the Department has made a commendable progress in teaching and research in various branches of Mathematics. It has earned National and International recognition in research in the fields of Algebra, Elasticity, Theoretical Seismology and Analysis.
The Department has a spacious well-stocked Library having more than 25,000 books and 1500 journals; The Department of Mathematics has two computing Labs with 75 (Seventy five) computers.