Detailed Examination Syllabus of Kerala PSC Lecturer in Physics Exam with Cat no. 597/2012 on august 2014 published by Kerala PSC.

Post Name: Lecturer in Physics.

Cat No: 597/2012.

Department: Collegiate Education.

Exam Date and Time : 08/08/2014, 07.30 AM to 09.15 AM.

Maximum Marks: 100

Exam Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes.

Medium of Questions: English.

Method of Examination:

An Objective Type Test (OMR Valuation) based on the qualification prescribed for the post.

Curinlinear coordinates, Victor algebra and Victor calculus, Eegin values and Eegin vectors, circular cylindrical and spherical polar coordinates, Matrices – Cayley Hamilton Theorem . Special Functions (Gama , Bessel, Beta, Laguerre, Hermite, Legendre) Taylor and Laurent expansions, Complex Analysis – Analytic function, residue and evaluation of integrals, poles. Fourier Series, Fourier and Laplace transforms. Introductory group theory, Tensors, representation of groups. SU(3), Irreducible representation SU (2) .

Wave particle duality, Schrodinger picture & Heisenberg picture, Fundamental postulates of Q.M., Eigen value problem (particle in a box, harmonic ocillator). Tunneling through a barrier. Algebra of linear vector space, Dirac notation, Angular Momentum algebra (spin, addition of angular momentum).

Time independent perturbation theory and applications: Variational method. Time dependent perturbation theory and Fermi Golden Rule. Elementary theory of Scattering phase shifts, Born approximation, partial waves. Relaturistic Quantum Mechanics : Klein Gordon – Dirac equations.

Candidates can download the Admission Tickets/ Admit Card/ Hall ticket through their One Time Registration Profile in the Web portal www.keralapsc.gov.in from 18/07/2014.

Post Name: Lecturer in Physics.

Cat No: 597/2012.

Department: Collegiate Education.

Exam Date and Time : 08/08/2014, 07.30 AM to 09.15 AM.

Maximum Marks: 100

Exam Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes.

Medium of Questions: English.

Method of Examination:

An Objective Type Test (OMR Valuation) based on the qualification prescribed for the post.

**Test Syllabus****Part 1st:**Mathematical Methods of PhysicsCurinlinear coordinates, Victor algebra and Victor calculus, Eegin values and Eegin vectors, circular cylindrical and spherical polar coordinates, Matrices – Cayley Hamilton Theorem . Special Functions (Gama , Bessel, Beta, Laguerre, Hermite, Legendre) Taylor and Laurent expansions, Complex Analysis – Analytic function, residue and evaluation of integrals, poles. Fourier Series, Fourier and Laplace transforms. Introductory group theory, Tensors, representation of groups. SU(3), Irreducible representation SU (2) .

**Part 2nd**: Classical MechanicsLagrangian and Hamiltonian formalism, Newton’s laws. Canonical Transformation and Poison Bracket, Non linear Dynamics – logistic map – bifurcation – attractors – fractal, Hamilton Jacobi Theory, Rigid body Dynamics - Small oscillations Special theory of relativity, fractal dimension.**Part 3rd: Quantum Mechanics**Wave particle duality, Schrodinger picture & Heisenberg picture, Fundamental postulates of Q.M., Eigen value problem (particle in a box, harmonic ocillator). Tunneling through a barrier. Algebra of linear vector space, Dirac notation, Angular Momentum algebra (spin, addition of angular momentum).

Time independent perturbation theory and applications: Variational method. Time dependent perturbation theory and Fermi Golden Rule. Elementary theory of Scattering phase shifts, Born approximation, partial waves. Relaturistic Quantum Mechanics : Klein Gordon – Dirac equations.

Candidates can download the Admission Tickets/ Admit Card/ Hall ticket through their One Time Registration Profile in the Web portal www.keralapsc.gov.in from 18/07/2014.

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