Check out the latest UPSC Mains Santhali Syllabus 2023. Santhali subject is 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 Santhali 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, Santhali 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 Santhali Optional Subject.
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UPSC Santhali Syllabus
UPSC Mains Part B – Optional Subjects
Subject: Santhali Main Examination Syllabus
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UPSC Mains Santhali Syllabus Paper 1
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UPSC Mains Santhali Syllabus PAPER – I
(Answers must be written in Santhali)
Part-I History of Santhali Language
I. Main Austric Language family, population and distribution.
II. The grammatical structure of Santhali Language.
III. The important character of Santhali Language: Phonology, Morphology, Syntax, Semantics, Translation, Lexicography.
IV. Impact of other languages on Santhali.
V. Standardization of Santhali Language.
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Part-II History of Santhali Literature.
I. Literary trends of the following four periods of History of Santhali Literature.
(a) Ancient literature before 1854.
(b) Missionary period: Literature between 1855 to 1889 AD.
(c) Medieval period: Literature between 1890 to 1946 AD.
(d) Modern period: Literature from 1947 AD to till date.
II. Writing tradition in History of Santhali Literature.
Literary forms – Main characteristics, history and development of following literary forms.
Part-I: Folk Literature in Santhali-folk song, folk tale, phrase, idioms, puzzles, and Kudum.
Part-II: Modern literature in Santhali
(a) Development of poetry and prominent poets.
(b) Development of prose and prominent writers.
(i) Novels and prominent Novelists.
(ii) Stories and prominent story writers.
(iii) Drama and prominent Dramatist.
(iv) Criticism and prominent critics.
(v) Essay, sketches, memoirs, travelogues and prominent writers.
Santhali writers :
Shyam Sunder Hembram, Pandit Raghunath Murmu, Barha Beshra, Sadhu Ramchand Murmu, Narayan Soren ‘Toresutam’, Sarada Prasad Kisku, Raghunath Tudu, Kalipada Soren, Sakla Soren, Digambar Hansda, Aditya Mitra ‘Santhali’, Babulal Murmu ‘Adivasi’, Jadumani Beshra, Arjun Hembram, Krishna Chandra Tudu, Rupchand Hansda, Kalendra Nath Mandi, Mahadev Hansda, Gour Chandra Murmu, Thakur Prasad Murmu, Hara Prasad Murmu, Uday Nath Majhi, Parimal Hembram, Dhirendra Nath Baske, Shyam Charan Hembram, Damayanti Beshra, T.K. Rapaj, Boyha Biswanath Tudu.Part-III : Cultural Heritage of Santhali tradition, customs, festival and rituals (birth, marriage and death).
UPSC Mains Santhali Syllabus PAPER – II
(Answers must be written in Santhali)
This paper will require the in-depth reading of the following texts and the questions will be designed to test the candidates’ critical ability.
Ancient Literature :
(b) Mare Hapramko Reyak Katha-L.O. Scrafsrud.
(c) Jomsim Binti Lita-Mangal Chandra Turkulumang Soren.
(d) Marang Buru Binti-Kanailal Tudu. Poetry
(a) Karam Sereng-Nunku Soren.
(b) Devi Dasain Sereng-Manindra Hansda.
(c) Horh Sereng-W.G. Archer.
(d) Baha Sereng-Balaram Tudu
(e) Dong Sereng-Padmashri Bhagwat Murmu ‘Thakur’
(f) Hor Sereng-Raghunath Murmu.
(g) Soros Sereng-Babulal Murmu “Adivasi”
(h) More Sin More Nida-Rup Chand Hansda
(i) Judasi Madwa Latar-Tez Narayan Murmu.
(b) Asar Binti-Narayan Soren “Tore Sutam”
(c) Chand Mala-Gora Chand Tudu.
(d) Onto Baha Mala-Aditya Mitra “Santhali”
(e) Tiryo Tetang-Hari Har Hansda
(f) Sisirjon Rar-Thakur Prasad Murmu.
Part-II : Novels
(b) Manu Mati-Chandra Mohan Hansda
(c) Ato Orak-Doman Hansda
(d) Ojoy Gada Dhiphre-Nathenial MurmuPart-III : Stories
(a) Jiyon Gada-Rup Chand Hansda and Jadumani Beshra.
(b) Mayajaal-Doman Sahu, ‘Samir’ and Padmashri Bhagwat Murmu ‘Thakur’
Part-IV : Drama
(a) Kherwar Bir-Pandit Raghunath Murmu
(b) Juri Khatir-Dr. K.C. Tudu
(c) Birsa Bir-Ravi Lal Tudu
Part-V : Biography
Santal Ko Ren Mayam Gohako-Dr.
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