UPSC IAS Mains 2021 Optional Paper Dogri: Detailed Syllabus

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Sep 18, 2020

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The Civil Services (Main) 2021 Exam will be conducted on September 17, 2021. Releasing the exam schedule of IAS 2021 will help the candidates to choose the UPSC Mains Optional subject and start preparing for it. Know-How to Prepare for UPSC IAS 2021

IAS Mains is also an offline exam. Each paper will carry 250 marks. Among 9 descriptive papers, there will be 2 papers which comprise of the subject of your choice. Check UPSC IAS 2020 Exam Pattern

You can choose Dogri language as an optional subject if you have graduated in the literature of Dogri language as the main subject. With well-planned strategies, you can easily score well in the Dogri literature.

To start preparing for Dogri, your first need to know the syllabus in detail. In the following article, you will find the syllabus of Dogri language and literature for IAS 2021 Mains Exam:

IAS Mains Dogri Paper 1

  • History of Dogri Language and Literatur
  • Answers must be written in Dogri

Section A

History of Dogri Language

1. Dogri language: Origin and development through different stages.

2. Linguistic boundaries of Dogri and its dialects.

3. Characteristic features of Dogri language.

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4. Structure of Dogri Language:

a. Sound Structure-

Segmental Sound Structure Vowels and Consonants
Non-Segmental Sound Structure Length, Stress, Nasalization, Tone and Juncture.

b. Morphology of Dogri-

  1. Inflection Categories: Gender, Number, Case, Person, Tense and Voice.
  2. Word Formation: use of prefixes, infixes and suffixes.
  3. Vocabulary: Tatsam, tadbhav, foreign and regional.

c. Sentence Structure: Major Sentence - types and their constituents, agreement and concord in Dogri syntax.

5. Dogri Language and Scripts: Dogre/ Dogra Akkhar, Devanagari and Persian.

Section B

History of Dogri Literature

1. A brief account of Pre-independence Dogri Literature: Poetry & Prose.

2. Development of modern Dogri Poetry and main trends in Dogri Poetry.

3. Development of Dogr i shor t -story, main trends & prominent short-story writers.

4. Development of Dogri Novel, main trends & contribution of Dogri Novelists.

5. Development of Dogri Drama & contribution of prominent Playwrights.

6. Development of Dogri Prose: Essays, Memoirs & Travelogues.

7. An introduction to Dogri Folk literature - Folk songs, Folk tales & Ballads.

IAS Mains Dogri Paper 2

Section A - Poetry

  1. Azadi Paihle Di Dogri Kavita. The following poets: Devi Ditta, Lakkhu, Ganga Ram, Ramdhan, Hardutt, Pahari Gandhi Baba Kanshi Ram & Permanand Almast.
  1. Modern Dogri PoetryAzadi Bad Di Dogri Kavita
  • The following poets :
  • Kishan Smai lpuri, Tara Smailpuri , Mohan Lal Sapolia, Yash Sharma,K.S. Madhukar, Padma Sachdev, Jitendra Udhampuri, Charan Singh and Prakash Premi.
  1. Sheeraza Dogri Number 102, GhazalAnk.
  • The following poets :
  • Ram Lal Sharma, Ved Pal Deep, N.D. Jamwal, Shiv Ram Deep, Ashwini Magotra and Virendra Kesar.
  1. Sheeraza Dogri Number 147, GhazalAnk.
  • The following poets :
  • R.N. Shast r i , Ji tendra Udhampur i , Champa Sharma and Darshan Darshi.
  1. Ramayan (Epic) by Shambhu Nath Sharma (upto Ayodhya Kand).
  2. Veer Gulab (Khand Kavya) by Dinoo Bhai Pant.

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Section B - Prose

  1. Ajakani Dogri Kahani The following short story writers: Madan Mohan Sharma, Narendra Khajuria and B.P. Sathe.
  2. Ajakani Dogri Kahani Part-II The following Short Story writers : Ved Rahi, Narsingh Dev Jamwal, Om Goswami, Chhattrapal, Lalit Magotra, Chaman Arora and Ratan Kesar.
  3. Khatha Kunj Bhag II The following Story writers : Om Vidyarthi, Champa Sharma and Krishan Sharma.
  4. Meel Patthar (collection of short stories) by Bandhu Sharma.
  5. Kaiddi (Novel) by Desh Bandhu Dogra Nutan
  6. Nanga Rukkh (Novel) by O.P. Sharma Sarathi.
  7. Nayaan (Drama) by Mohan Singh.
  8. Satrang (A collection of one-act plays)
  • The following pay wrights :
  • VishwaNathKhajuria , Ram NathShastri, Jitendra Sharma, Lalit Magotra and Madan Mohan Sharma.
  1. Dogri Lalit Nibandh
  • The following authors :
  • Vishwa Nath Khajuria , Narayan Mishra, Balkrishan Shastri, Shiv Nath, Shyam Lal Sharma, Lakshmi Narayan, D.C. Prashant, Ved Ghai, Kunwar Viyogi.

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