UPSC CSE mains Indian Language Bodo Syllabus Paper-1 & 2


Read the complete UPSC CSE Mains Indian Language Bodo syllabus paper 1 and 2 in English. The qualifying paper on Indian Languages will be of Matriculation or equivalent standard. In IAS Mains Indian Languages, The marks obtained in this paper will not be counted for ranking. The aim of the Indian Languages paper is to test the candidates’ ability to read and understand serious discursive prose and to express his clearly and correctly, in English and Indian Language concerned. In Optional Languages the Minimum marks needed is 30%. (Union Public Service Commission Commonly Known as UPSC says, the papers of Essay, General Studies GS and Optional Subject of only such candidates will be taken cognizance who attain 30% marks in Indian Language and 25% marks in English as minimum qualifying standards in these qualifying papers.)

UPSC IAS Mains Indian Language Bodo Syllabus For Paper-1

History of Bodo Language and Literature

[Answers must be written in Bodo]

Section A

History of Bodo Language

  1. Homeland, language family, its present status and its mutual contact with Assamese.
  2. (a) phonemes: Vowel and Consonant Phonemes. (b) Tones.
  3. Morphology: Gender, Case and Case endings, Plural suffix, Definitives, Verbal suffix.
  4. Vocabulary and its sources.
  5. Syntax: Types of sentences, Word Order.
  6. History of scripts used in writing Bodo Language since inception.

Section B

History of Bodo Literature

  1. General introduction of Bodo folk Literature.
  2. Contribution of the Missionaries.
  3. Periodization of Bodo Literature.
  4. Critical analysis of different genre (Poetry, Novel, Short Story and Drama).
  5. Translation of Literature.

UPSC IAS Mains Indian Language Bodo Syllabus For Paper-2

The paper will require first-hand reading of the texts prescribed and will be designed to test the critical ability of the candidates.

(Answers must be written in Bodo)

Section A

(a) Khonthai-Methai (Edited by Madaram Brahma & Rupnath Brahma)
(b) Hathorkhi-Hala (Edited by Pramod Chandra Brahma)
(c) Boroni Gudi Sibsa Arw Aroz : Madaram Brahma
(d) Raja Nilambar: Dwarendra Nath Basumatary
(e) Bibar (prose section) (Edited by Satish Chandra Basumatary).

Section B

(a) Bibi Bithai (Aida Nwi) : Bihuram Boro
(b) Radab : Samar Brahma Chaudhury
(c) Okhrang Gongse Nangou : Brajendra Kumar Brahma
(d) Baisagu Arw Harimu : Laksheswar Brahma
(e) Gwdan Boro : Manoranjan Lahary
(f) Jujaini Or : Chittaranjan Muchahary
(g) Mwihoor : Dharanidhar Wary
(h) Hor Badi Khwmsi : Kamal Kumar Brahma
(i) Jaolia Dewan : Mangal Singh Hozowary
(j) Hagra Guduni Mwi : Nilkamal Brahma

Also Check: UPSC CSE (IAS) Prelims and Mains Syllabus in Hindi/English

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