Mathematician/Mathematics and Computing

A person who uses extensive knowledge of mathematics in work, particularly for solving mathematical problems.

Career Options

  • - Actuaries - Computer Programmers - Computer Systems Analysts - Economists - Financial Analysts - Market Research Analysts - Operations Research Analysts - Physicists and Astronomers

Educational Qualifications

  • 10+2 with Maths

Personal Skills

  • - Mathematical Skills - Analytical Skills - Problem Solving Skills - Investigative Skills - Communication Skills - IT Skills - Good Working Habits - Useful Personality Traits

Courses to be pursued

  • - Bachelor's in Mathematics - Master's in Mathematics

Top Colleges

  • Institute of Mathematical Sciences Address: 4th Cross Street, CIT Campus, Tharamani, Taramani, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600113 Phone: 044 2254 3100 Website:
  • Chennai Mathematical Institute Address: H1, SIPCOT IT Park, Kelambakkam, Siruseri, Tamil Nadu 603103 Phone: 044 7196 1000 Website:

Working Conditions

Usually mathematicians work in office hours i.e. 40 hours a week. They may also have to travel to attend meetings and seminars.

Top Companies

  • State Bank of India Address: Jai Singh Marg, Connaught Place, New Delhi 110001 Phone: 1800 425 3800 Website:
  • Google Address: Google India Pvt. Ltd, No. 3, RMZ Infinity – Tower E, Old Madras Road, 3rd, 4th, and 5th Floors, Bangalore 560016 Phone: +91 80 67218000 Website:

Successful Persons


Aryabhatta, the Indian mathematician who discovered zero.

Harish Chandra

The Indian American mathematician and physicist who did fundamental work in representation theory.

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