Venue: Chern Lecture Hall

Class Timings: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays

First Meeting: 02 August 2022

Course description: This will be a course in algebraic topology, emphasizing the homotopy theoretic point of view. The main topics will be higher homotopy groups, homology and cohomology, characteristic classes, and spectral sequences.


  1. Anatoly Fomenko and Dmitry Fuchs, Homotopical topology.
  2. Allen Hatcher, Algebraic topology.
  3. Peter May, A concise course in algebraic topology.

Course evaluation: 20% homework, 20% project/report, 20% midterm exam, 40% final exam.

Credit Score: 4