UPSC Konkani Literature Syllabus 2022

UPSC Konkani Literature Syllabus 2022

Konkani Literature paper syllabus is released by the UPSC through their official notification. It's time for the candidates to get familiar with the syllabus as the IAS (UPSC CSE) exam 2022 date is announced. 

UPSC Konkani Literature Syllabus 2022

Konkani Literature paper syllabus is released by the UPSC through their official notification. It's time for the candidates to get familiar with the syllabus as the IAS (UPSC CSE) exam 2022 date is announced. Students have enough time for the revision of what they prepare. The Syllabus is comprised of all the important topics from which questions are going to be asked in the examination. 

Hence, we will suggest you cover all the topics and do not leave any topic because each-and-every topics are equally important to this syllabus from an exam point of view. 

Here, you will get complete insights into the Konkani literature syllabus. Which is an optional subject in the main exams. 

Konkani language is recognized as one of the 22nd languages of India. It is the Indo-Aryan language of the Indo-European language family. Which is mainly spoken on the central West Coast of India, it is the official language of Goa State. And, is also associated particularly with the Mangalore city ( Mangluru) in the Southwestern Karnataka and is spoken especially along the west coast of Maharastra state. 

UPSC Konkani literature paper: Undoubtedly, in the present circumstances, the demand and success rate of Literature subjects are consequently raised. Aspirants are well aware of the importance of the Konkani language as an optional subject in the UPSC mains exam. Only fewer students take literature subjects as optional. The one factor of a higher chance of better scoring in the said language paper is because of limited syllabus.

UPSC Konkani Literature Syllabus 2022


Section A 

History of the Konkani Language:

  • Origin and development of the language and influences on it.
  • Major variants of Konkani and their linguistic features. 
  • Grammatical and lexicographic work in Konkani, including a study of cases, adverbs, indeclinables, and voices. 
  • Old Standard Konkani, New Standard, and Standardization problems. 

Section B 

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. 

 History of Konkani literature from its probable source to the present times, with emphasis on its major works, writers and movements. 

  • Social and cultural background of the making of Konkani literature from time to time. 
  • Indian and Western influences on Konkani literature, from the earliest to modern times. 
  • Modern literary trends in the various genres and regions including a study of Konkani folklore. 


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 first-hand reading of the following texts: 

1. (a) Konkani Mansagangotri (excluding poetry) ed. by Prof: Olivinho Gomes. 

    (b) Old Konkani language and literature—the Portuguese Role 

2. (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. 

3. (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. 

4. (a) Demand—Drama-by Pundalik Naik. 

    (b) Kadambini: A Miscellany of Modern Prose—ed. by Prof. O.J.F. Gomes and Smt. P.S. Tadkodkar. 

    (c) Ratha Tujeo Ghudieo—by Smt. Jayanti Naik. 

Section B : Poetry 

1. (a) Ev ani Mori : Poetry by Eduardo Bruno de Souza. 

    (b) Abravanchem Yadnyadan—by Luis Mascarenhas.

2. (a) Godde Ramayan—ed. by R.K. Rao.

    (b) Ratnahar I and II—collection of poems—ed. R. V. Pandit.

3. (a) Zayo Zuyo—poems- Manohar L. Sardessai. Government strives to have a workforce which reflects gender balance and women candidates are encouraged to apply.

    (b) Kanadi Mati Konkani Kavi—Anthology ofPoems—ed. Pratap Naik. 

4. (a) Adrushatache Kalle—Poems by Pandurang Bhangui. 

    (b) Yaman—Poems by Madhav Borkar. 


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