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Maths Books for IAS

We have compiled for you a list of IAS books for Mathematics to help you in your prepration for the IAS and other services under the UPSC. so it helps to know the best reference books for the ias exam.

Books on Mathematics as Optional subject for IAS Exam are as Follows :

  1. Linear Algebra
    A.R.Vasishtha Buy Now
    Schaum Series (3000 solved problems book) - Seymour Lipschutz Buy Now
  2. A Course in Calculus and Real Analysis (Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics)
    Sudhir R. Ghorpade & Balmohan V. Limaye Buy Now
  3. 3-D Geometry
    P.N. Chatterjee Buy Now
  4. Ordinary And Partial Differential Equations
    M.D. Raisinghania  Buy Now
    Ian Sneddon Buy Now
  5. Vector Analysis
    A.R. Vasishtha Buy Now
    Schuam Series Buy Now
  6. Contemporary Abstract Algebra
    Joseph A. Gallian Buy Now
    Shramik Sen Upadhayay
  7. Complex Analysis
    Schaum Series Buy Now
    J.N. Sharma Buy Now
    Ponnu Swami Buy Now
  8. Linear Programming
    Shanti Swarup
    Kanti Swarup
  9. Numerical Analysis
    Jain and Iyenger
    K. Shankar Rao  Buy Now
    S.S. Shasthry
  10. Computer Programming
    Raja Raman  Buy Now
  11. Dynamics & Statics
    A.R. Vasishtha  Buy Now
    M. Ray  Buy Now
  12. Mechanics and Fluid Dynamics
    M.D. Raisinghania  Buy Now
    R.K. Gupta
    J.K. Goyal and K.P. Gupta  Buy Now
By: IMS (Institute of Mathematical Sciences).


  1. Linear Algebra - K.C. Prasad, K B Datta  Buy Now
  2. Calculus - Santhi Narayan Integral Calculus, Buy Now, Differential Calculus Buy Now, Vector Calculus Buy Now
  3. Analytic Solid Geometry - Shantinarayan, HC Sinha, DK Jha and Sharma  Buy Now
  4. Ordinary Differential eqs:- MD Raising Lumina, Golden seris-NP Bali Buy Now
  5. Dynamics, Statitics and Hydrostatics - M.Ray Buy Now
  6. Vector analysis – Shantinarayan Buy Now


  1. Algebra - K C Prasad, KB Datta Buy Now
  2. Real Analysis - Shantinarayan Buy Now ,Royden Buy Now
  3. Complex Analysis - Arumugam  Buy Now
  4. Linear Programming - S.K. sharma  Buy Now
  5. Partial Diff.eqs. - M.D Rainsinghania  Buy Now
  6. Numerical analysis and Computer Progg. - V. Rajaraman, S.S Sastry  Buy Now
  7. Mechanics of Fluids - 6th Edition - M. L. Mathur, F. S. Mehta  Buy Now

Other Important Books

  1. Modern Algebra - A. R. Vasishtha  Buy Now
  2. Linear Algebra - J. N. Sharma and A.R.Vasishtha  Buy Now
  3. Linear Algebra - Schaum Series (Lipshutz) or Sharma and Vasishtha Buy Now
  4. Matrices - Schaum Series (Frank Ayres) or Vasishtha Buy Now
  5. Problem in calculus of one variable - I. A. Maron  Buy Now
  6. The Elements of Coordinate Geometry - S L Loney  Buy Now
  7. Solid Mechanism - S.M.A. Kazimi  Buy Now
  8. Mathematics Dictionary - James  Buy Now
  9. Differential Equations - Schaum Series (Frank Ayres) or N.M. Kapur or Raisinghania  Buy Now
  10. Numerical Analysis - S.S. Sastry  Buy Now
  11. Complex Analysis - Schaum Series or J.N. Sharma  Buy Now
  12. Operations Research - Kanti Swarup or Manmohan  Buy Now
  13. Differential Calculus - Gorakh Prasad  Buy Now
  14. Analytical Solid Geometry - Narayan Shanti  Buy Now
  15. Text Book of Coordinate Geometry - Ram Ballabh  Buy Now
  16. Mechanics - D. S. Mathur  Buy Now
  17. Statistical Mechanism - R K Pathria and Paul D. Beale  Buy Now