Atul Prakash – Rank 4 – Optional Mathematics

Atul Prakash – Rank 4 – Optional Mathematics

 

Profile:

Name Atul Prakash
Place Bihar
Graduation B.Tech , IIT Delhi
UPSC Rank Rank 4 Year 2017
Attempt 2nd Attempt
Optional Subject Mathematics

 

Score Card:

Essay 139/250
General Studies Paper 1 105/250
General Studies Paper 2 106/250
General Studies Paper 3 126/250
General Studies Paper 4 85/250
Mathematics Paper 1 165/250
Mathematics Paper 2 203/250
Mains Written Exam Total 929/1750
Interview Score 190/275
Total Score 1119/2025

 

Sample Answers:

GS1

GS Sample

GS Sample 3

 

Reference Books:

General Studies
Mains Optional – Mathematics
  • Dynamics, Statics and Hydrostatics – M. Ray
  • Calculus – Shanti Narayan
  • Analytic Geometry – Shanti Narayan, DK Jha, HC Sinha and Sharma
  • Ordinary Differential equations:- Golden series-NP Bali, MD Raising Lumina
  • Vector analysis – Shantinarayan
  • Linear Algebra – K.C. Prasad, K B Datta
  • Linear Programming – SD Sharma
  • Algebra – K C Prasad, KB Datta
  • Mechanics & Fluid dynamics – Azaroff Leonid, AP Mathur
  • Complex Analysis – GK Ranganath
  • Real Analysis – Shanti Narayan, Royden
  • Partial Diff.eqs. – Singhania
  • Numerical analysis and Computer Progg. – SS Shastri, V. Rajaraman

 

Strategy:

First of all, one must be consistent and hardworking. Other than this, one should go through all basic books and focus on general knowledge and current affairs. My success mantra consists of 3 things — consistency, hard work and patience.

 

Success Interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GlEtqdC8Ces