Check out the latest UPSC Mains Konkani Syllabus 2019. Konkani subject is the one of the optional papers in UPSC IAS Mains Exam. Earlier we’ve provided UPSC Mains Syllabus, Now we are providing UPSC Mains Optional Subject Syllabus of Konkani 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 total 500 marks. In UPSC Civil Services Mains Exam, Konkani 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 Konkani Optional Subject.
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UPSC Konkani Syllabus
UPSC Mains Part B – Optional Subjects
Subject: Konkani Main Examination Syllabus
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UPSC Mains Konkani Syllabus Paper 1
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UPSC Mains Konkani Syllabus PAPER – I
History of the Konkani Language :
(i) Origin and development of the language and influences on it.
(ii) Major variants of Konkani and their linguistic features.
(iii) Grammatical and lexicographic work in Konkani, including a study of cases, adverbs, indeclinables, and voices.
(iv) Old Standard Konkani, new Standard, and standardization problems.
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History of Konkani literature:
Candidates would be expected to be well acquainted with Konkani literature and its social and cultural background and consider the problems and issues arising out of them.
(i) History of Konkani literature from its probable source to the present times, with emphasis on its major works, writers and movements.
(ii) Social and cultural background of the making of Konkani literature from time to time.
(iii) Indian and Western influences on Konkani literature from the earliest to modern times.
(iv) Modern literary trends in the various genres and regions including a study of Konkani folklore.
UPSC Mains Konkani Syllabus PAPER – II
(Answers must be written in Konkani)
Textual Criticism of Konkani Literature The paper will be designed to test the candidate’s critical and analytical abilities.
Candidates would be expected to be well acquainted with Konkani Literature and required to have a first-hand reading of the following texts:
- a) Konkani Mansagangotri (excluding poetry) ed. by Prof. Olivinho Gomes
b) Old Konkani language and literature- the Portuguese Role
- a) Otmo Denvcharak-a novel by A.V da Cruz. b) Vadoll ani Varem-A novel by Antonio Pereira.
c) Devache Kurpen-a novel by V J P Saldanha.
- a) Vajralikhani-Shenoy Goem-bab- An anthology-ed. by Shantaram Varde Valavalikar
b) Konkani Lalit Niband-Essays-ed. by Shyam Verenkar
c) Teen Dasakam-An Anthology-ed. by Chandrakant Keni.
- a) Demand-Drama-by Pundalik Naik
b) Kadambini- A miscellany of modern Prose-ed. by Prof. OJF Gomes & Smt. P.S. Tadkodkar.
c) Ratha Tujeo Ghudieo-by Smt. Jayanti Naik.
- a) Ev ani Mori: Poetry by Eduardo Bruno de Souza.
b) Abravanchem Yadnyadan-by Luis Mascarenhas.
- a) Godde Ramayan-ed.by R.K. Rao b) Ratnahar I &II-collection of poems-ed. R.V. Pandit.
- a) Zayo Zuyo-poems-Manohar L. Sardessai.
b) Kanadi Mati Konkani Kavi- Anthology of Poems-ed. Pratap Naik.
- a) Adrushatache Kalle-Poems by Pandurang Bhangui.
b) Yaman-Poems by Madhav Borkar
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