Gujarati is the official language in the state of Gujarat, as well as an official language in the union territories of Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli. In IAS Mains exam there are 2 optional papers. You can choose Gujarati language as an optional subject if you have graduated in the literature of Gujarati language as the main subject. With well-planned strategies, you can easily score well in the Gujarati literature. Interest should be the prime criteria for choosing any optional.
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Each Gujarati paper consists of 250 marks. The duration for each Gujarati mains paper is 3 hours.
|Paper 1||Section A||Form and history|
|History of Gujarati Literature ( Medieval, Modern)|
|Section B||Literary Forms(Medieval, Folk, Modern, Criticism)|
|Paper 2||Section A||Medieval|
|Sudharakyug & Pandityug|
|Section B||Gandhiyug & Anu Gandhiyug|
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Form and History
The paper will reqire first hand reading of the texts prescribed and will be designed to test the critical ability of the candidate.
Remember not to commit grammatical mistakes. Improve writing skills for IAS Main Gujarati 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 IAS Exam Gujarati main syllabus and Previous Papers for reference.
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