Algebra II

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Course TypeCourse CodeNo. Of Credits
Foundation ElectiveSUS1MA5064

Semester and Year Offered: Winter 

Course Coordinator and Team: BalchandPrajapati(CC), GeethaVenkatraman

Email of course coordinator: balchand[at]aud[dot]ac[dot]in

Pre-requisites: MA503

Aim: This course will continue from where the first Algebra course MA503 finished. Further topics in Group Theory, Ring Theory and Vector Spaces will be investigated.

Brief description of modules/ Main modules:

  1. Group Theory
  2. Ring Theory
  3. Linear Algebra

Reading List:

  • Bhattacharya, Jain and Nagpal, Basic Abstract Algebra (Second Edition), Cambridge, 2009.
  • Joseph A. Gallian, Contemporary Abstract Algebra (Fourth Edition), Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi, 1999.
  • Jimmie Gilbert and Linda Gilbert, Linear Algebra and Matrix Theory (Second Edition), Brooks Cole, 2004.
  • David C. Lay, Linear Algebra and its Applications (Third Edition), Pearson Education Asia, Indian Reprint, 2007.


Class Test10%Second week of February
Mid Semester Test25%As per AUD timetable
Presentation/Viva15%First week of April
End Semester Test35%As per AUD timetable
Tutorial Assessment15%Throughout the semester