UPSC MAINS LANGUAGE PAPER URDU SYLLABUS: In UPSC MAINS EXAM there are 2 optional papers in UPSC civil services mains exam. In UPSC mains examination paper 6&7 are optional subject papers. Urdu is one of the optional in the IAS main exam. You can opt for the Urdu language as an optional subject if you have graduated in the literature of Urdu language as the main subject. With well-planned strategies, you can easily score well in the Urdu literature. Previously we have shared UPSC MAINS LANGUAGE PAPER TELUGU SYLLABUS Interest should be the prime criteria for choosing any optional. Each UPSC mains Urdu paper consists of 250 marks. Duration for each Urdu language mains paper is 3 hours. Here is a detailed syllabus of UPSC Urdu mains exam.

UPSC MAINS LANGUAGE PAPER URDU SYLLABUS 2019

 

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UPSC MAINS LANGUAGE PAPER URDU SYLLABUS Paper-I

(Answers must be written in Urdu)

Section-A
Development of Urdu Language
a) Development of Indo-Aryan (i) Old Indo-Aryan (ii) Middle Indo-Aryan (iii) New Indo-Aryan
b) Western Hindi and its dialects Brij Bhasha Khadi Boli, Haryanavi Kannauji, Bundeli-Theories about the origin of Urdu Language
c) Dakhani Urdu-Origin and development, its significant linguistic features.
d) Social and Cultural roots of Urdu language and its distinctive features. Script, Phonology, Morphology, Vocabulary.

Section-B
a) Genres and their development :
(i) Poetry : Ghazal, Masnavi, Qasida, Marsia, Rubai, Jadid Nazm,
(ii) Prose : Novel, Short Story, Dastan, Drama, Inshaiya, Khutoot, Biography.

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b) Significant features of :
(i) Deccani, Delhi and Lucknow schools (ii) Sir Syed movement, Romantic movement, Progressive movement, Modernism.
c) Literary Criticism and its development with reference to Hali, Shibli, Kaleemuddin Ahmad, Ehtisham Hussain, Ale-Ahmad Suroor.
d) Essay writing (covering literary and imaginative topics)

UPSC MAINS LANGUAGE PAPER URDU SYLLABUS Paper-II

(Answers must be written in Urdu)
This paper will require first-hand reading of the texts prescribed and will be designed to test the candidate’s critical ability.

Section-A

  1. Mir Amman Bagho-Babar
  2. Ghalib Intikhab-e-Khutoot-e Ghalib
  3. Mohd. Husain Nairang-e-Khayal Azad
  4. Prem Chand Godan
  5. Rajendra Singh Apne Dukh Mujhe Bedi Dedo
  6. Abul Kalam Azad Ghubar-e-Khatir

Section-B

  1. Mir Intikhab-e-Kalam-e- Mir (Ed. Abdul Haq.)
  2. Mir Hasan Sahrul Bayan
  3. Ghalib Diwan-e-Ghalib
  4. Iqbal Bal-e-Jibrail
  5. Firaq Gul-e-Naghma
  6. Faiz Dast-e-Saba
  7. Akhtruliman Bint-e-Lamhat

Improve writing skills for UPSC mains Urdu literature exam. Handwriting should be legible for IAS mains exam. A good command over the language is always helpful. Analytical and unconventional questions are appearing in previous papers so while preparing student should keep UPSC Urdu main syllabus and previous papers for reference.

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