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### IFS(IFoS) Maths Optional Syllabus

**IFS(IFoS) Maths Optional Mains Syllabus **

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Paper-I**

**Section-A**

**Linear Algebra:** Vector,
space, linear dependence and independence, subspaces, bases, dimensions. Finite
dimensional vector spaces. Matrices, Cayley-Hamilton theorem, Eigen values and
Eigenvectors, matrix of linear transformation, row and column reduction,
Echelon form, equivalence, congruence and similarity, reduction to canonical
form, rank, orthogonal, symmetrical, skew symmetrical, unitary, Hermitian,
skew-Hermitian forms their Eigen values. Orthogonal and unitary reduction of
quadratic and Hermitian forms, positive definite quadratic forms.

**Calculus:** Real
numbers, limits, continuity, differentiability, mean-value theorems, Taylor's
theorem with remainders, indeterminate forms, maxima and minima, asymptotes.
Functions of several variables: continuity, differentiability, partial
derivatives, maxima and minima, Lagrange's method of multipliers, Jacobian.
Riemann's definition of definite integrals, indefinite integrals, infinite and
improper integrals, beta and gamma functions. Double and triple integrals
(evaluation techniques only). Areas, surface and volumes, centre of gravity.

**Analytic Geometry:** Cartesian
and polar coordinates in two and three dimensions, second degree equations in
two and three dimensions, reduction to canonical forms, straight lines,
shortest distance between two skew lines, plane, sphere, cone, cylinder,
paraboloid, ellipsoid, hyperboloid of one and two sheets and their properties.

**Section-B**

**Ordinary Differential Equations:**
Formulation of differential equations, order and degree, equations of first
order and first degree, integrating factor, equations of first order but not of
first degree, Clairaut’s equation, singular solution. Higher order linear
equations, with constant coefficients, complementary function and particular
integral, general solution, Euler-Cauchy equation. Second order linear
equations with variable coefficients, determination of complete solution when
one solution is known, method of variation of parameters.

**Dynamics, Statics and Hydrostatics**:

(i) Dynamics: Degree of freedom and constraints, rectilinear motion, simple harmonic motion, motion in a plane, projectiles, constrained motion, work and energy, conservation of energy, motion under impulsive forces, Kepler's laws, orbits under central forces, motion of varying mass, motion under resistance.

(ii) Statics: Equilibrium of a system of particles, work and potential energy, friction, common catenary, principle of virtual work, stability of equilibrium, equilibrium of forces in three dimensions.

(iii) Hydro Statics: Pressure of heavy fluids, equilibrium of fluids
under given system of forces Bernoulli's equation, centre of pressure, thrust
on curved surfaces, equilibrium of floating bodies, stability of equilibrium,
metacentre, pressure of gases.

**Vector Analysis:** Scalar and
vector fields, triple, products, differentiation of vector function of a scalar
variable, gradient, divergence and curl in Cartesian, cylindrical and spherical
coordinates and their physical interpretations. Higher order derivatives,
vector identities and vector equations. Application to Geometry: Curves in
space, curvature and torsion. Serret-Frenet's formulae, Gauss and Stokes'
theorems, Green's identities.

**IFS(IFoS) Maths Optional Mains Syllabus **

** Paper-II**

**Section-A**

**Algebra:** Groups,
subgroups, normal subgroups, homomorphism of groups quotient groups basic
isomorphism theorems, Sylow's group, permutation groups, Cayley theorem. Rings
and ideals, principal ideal domains, unique factorization domains and Euclidean
domains. Field extensions, finite fields.

**Real Analysis:** Real number
system, ordered sets, bounds, ordered field, real number system as an ordered
field with least upper bound property, Cauchy sequence, completeness,
Continuity and uniform continuity of functions, properties of continuous
functions on compact sets. Riemann integral, improper integrals, absolute and
conditional convergence of series of real and complex terms, rearrangement of
series. Uniform convergence, continuity, differentiability and integrability
for sequences and series of functions. Differentiation of functions of several
variables, change in the order of partial derivatives, implicit function
theorem, maxima and minima. Multiple integrals.

**Complex Analysis:** Analytic
function, Cauchy-Riemann equations, Cauchy's theorem, Cauchy's integral formula,
power series, Taylor's series, Laurent's Series, Singularities, Cauchy's
residue theorem, contour integration. Conformal mapping, bilinear
transformations.

**Linear Programming:** Linear
programming problems, basic solution, basic feasible solution and optimal
solution, graphical method and Simplex method of solutions. Duality.
Transportation and assignment problems. Travelling salesman problems.

**Section-B**

Partial
differential equations: Curves and surfaces in three dimensions, formulation of
partial differential equations, solutions of equations of type dx/p=dy/q=dz/r;
orthogonal trajectories, Pfaffian differential equations; partial differential
equations of the first order, solution by Cauchy's method of characteristics;
Charpit's method of solutions, linear partial differential equations of the
second order with constant coefficients, equations of vibrating string, heat
equation, Laplace equation.

**Numerical Analysis and Computer programming: **

Numerical
methods: Solution of algebraic and transcendental equations of one variable by
bisection, Regula-Falsi and Newton-Raphson methods, solution of system of
linear equations by Gaussian elimination and Gauss-Jordan (direct) methods,
Gauss-Seidel(iterative) method. Newton's (Forward and backward) and Lagrange's
method of interpolation. Numerical integration: Simpson's one-third rule,
trapezoidal rule, Gaussian quadrature formula. Numerical solution of ordinary
differential equations: Euler and Runge Kutta-methods.

Computer
Programming: Storage of numbers in Computers, bits, bytes and words, binary
system. arithmetic and logical operations on numbers. Bitwise operations. AND, OR,
XOR, NOT, and shift/rotate operators. Octal and Hexadecimal Systems. Conversion
to and from decimal Systems. Representation of unsigned integers, signed
integers and reals, double precision reals and long integers. Algorithms and
flow charts for solving numerical analysis problems. Developing simple programs
in Basic for problems involving techniques covered in the numerical analysis.

**Mechanics and Fluid Dynamics:**

(i) Mechanics: Generalized coordinates, constraints, holonomic and non-holonomic, systems. D’Alembert’s principle and Lagrange' equations, Hamilton equations, moment of inertia, motion of rigid bodies in two dimensions.

(ii) Fluid Dynamics: Equation of continuity, Euler's
equation of motion for in viscid flow, stream-lines, path of a particle,
potential flow, two-dimensional and axisymmetric motion, sources and sinks,
vortex motion, flow past a cylinder and a sphere, method of images.
Navier-Stokes equation for a viscous fluid.

__About IFoS (IFS) Mathematics Optional Syllabus:__

IFS(IFoS) Mathematics Mains Optional Syllabus is same as UPSC/IAS/Civil Services Mains Maths Optional Syllabus with slight difference in IFS(IFoS) Maths Syllabus Paper 1 Section A and B and IFS(IFoS) Maths Syllabus Paper 2 Section A and B.

Linear Algebra: They have added Orthogonal and unitary reduction of quadratic and Hermitian forms, positive definite quadratic forms.

Calculus: They have added Centre of gravity.

Ordinary Differential Equations: They have removed Laplace transformations and related concepts.

Dynamics & Statics: They have added complete Chapter Module Hydro Statics.

Modern Algebra: They have added Sylow's group, Field extensions, Finite fields.

Complex Analysis: They have added Conformal mapping, bilinear transformations.

Linear Programming: They have added Travelling salesman problems.

Partial differential equations: They have added Pfaffian differential equations; Charpit's Method of solutions

Numerical Analysis & Computer Programming: They have added Developing simple programs in Basic for problems involving techniques covered in the numerical analysis.

Rest of the Modules or Chapters are more or less same.

There will be at least 2 months gap will be for IAS/UPSC/Civil Services Mains and IFoS(IFS) Mains. So, you can study these extra Concepts/Chapters/Modules within 10days only. there fore nothing to worry for extra part in the IFoS(IFS) Mains Maths Optional Syllabus.