UPSC Assamese Syllabus 2020 – IAS Mains Optional Subjects

Check out the latest UPSC Mains Assamese Syllabus 2020. Assamese subject is one of the optional papers in the UPSC IAS Mains Exam. Earlier we’ve provided UPSC Mains Syllabus, Now we are providing UPSC Mains Optional Subject Syllabus for Assamese Paper. There is only “ONE” optional subject to choose from the list of optional subjects which are given below. It comprises of two papers each of 250 marks. So, the optional paper has a total 500 marks. In UPSC Civil Services Mains Exam, the Assamese is one of the Optional Subjects and consists of 2 papers. Each paper is of 250 marks with a total of 500 marks. Find below the UPSC Syllabus for the Assamese Optional Subject.

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UPSC Assamese Syllabus

UPSC Mains Part B  – Optional Subjects
Subject: Assamese Main Examination Syllabus

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UPSC Mains Assamese Syllabus Paper 1


UPSC Mains Assamese Syllabus Paper 2


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UPSC Mains Assamese Syllabus PAPER – I

(Answers must be written in Assamese)

Section-A: Language

(a) History of the origin and development of the Assamese language-its position among the Indo-Aryan Languages – periods in its history. (b) Developments of Assamese prose. (c) Vowels and consonants of the Assamese languages-rules of phonetic changes with stress on the Assamese coming down from Old Indo-Aryan. (d) Assamese vocabulary-and its sources. (e) Morphology of the language-conjugation-enclitic definitives and pleonastic suffixes. (f) Dialectical divergences-the standard colloquial and the Kamrupi dialect in particulars. (g) Assamese scripts-its evolution through the ages till 19th century A.D.

Section-B: Literary Criticism and Literary History

(a) Principles of Literary criticism up to New criticism. (b) Different literary genres. (c) Development of literary forms in the Assamese. (d) Development of literary criticism in the Assamese. (e) Periods of the literary history of Assam from the earliest beginnings, i.e. from the period of the charyyageets with their socio-cultural background: the proto Assamese-Pre-Sankaradeva – Sankaradeva-post Sankaradeva – Modern period (from the coming of the Britishers)-Post-Independence period. Special emphasis is to be given on the Vaisnavite period, the gonaki and the post-Independence period.

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UPSC Mains Assamese Syllabus PAPER – II

This paper will require first-hand reading of the texts prescribed and will be designed to test the candidates’ critical ability. [Answers must be written in Assamese]


Rãmãyana (Ayodhya Kãnda only) – by Madhava Kandali. Pãrijãt-Harana – by Sankaradeva. Rãsakrïdã – by Sankaradeva (From Kirtana Ghosa). Bargeet – by Madhavadeva Rãjasûya – by Madhavadeva. Kãthã-Bhãgavata (Books I and II) – by Baikunthanath Bhattacharyya. Gurucarit-Kathã (Sankaradeva’s – ed. by Maheswar Neog Part only)


Mor Jeevan Soñwaran – by Lakshminath Bezbaroa. Kripãbar Barbaruãr Kãkatar Topola – by Lakshminath Bezbaroa. Pratimã – by Chandra Kumar Agarwalla. Gãoñburhã – by Padmanath Gohain Barua. Monamatî – by Rajanikanta Bordoloi. Purani Asamîyã Sãhitya – by Banikanta Kakati. Kãrengar Ligirî – by Jyotiprasad Agarwalla Jeevanar Bãtat – by Bina Barwa (Birinchi Kumar Barua) Mrityunjoy – by Birendrakumar Bhattacharyya Samrãt – by Navakanta Barua.

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  1. Josim uddin shikdar says

    Have Assamese mains are hard in upsc exam

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