**Venue**: Online**Class timings**: Tuesday 4:00 - 5:30 PM and Friday 2:00 - 3:30 PM**First meeting**: TBA**Course description**: Reading course based on Ray D'Inverno book Introducing Einstein's Relativity.

Following Chapters:

5. Tensor Algebra

6.Tensor Calculus

7. Integration, Variation, Symmetry

9. Principles of General Relativity

10. Field Eqns of General Relativity

12. Energy Momentum Tensor

14. The Schwarzschild Solution

15. Experimental Tests of GR

16. Non-Rotating Black Holes

19. Rotating Black Holes

20. Plane Gravitational Waves

21. Radiation from Isolated Source

22. Relativistic Cosmology

23. Cosmological Models**Format**: Two sessions a week each of 90 minutes with students presenting. Problems on the chapter for tutorials.

**Evaluation:**

Presentation of Lectures - 40%

Problem sheet - 30%

Final viva - 30%

- Teacher: Bala Iyer