Veda is a sanskrit word meaning 'knowledge'.
*Vedic Mathematics* is a collection of techniques or _sutras_ to solve arithmetics in an easy & faster way. It consists of 16 _sutras_ and 13 _sub-sutras_ that can be used for problems in arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, conics and other branches of Mathematics.
The department of Mathematics and Statistics conducts *a certificate course in Vedic Mathematics*. The course fee is ₹2000 and duration is three months. Students of any programme can enroll for the course.*Vedic Mathematics* gives students an edge in problem solving which is handy in competitive exams.