The commission will release the UPSC Civil Services 2021 exam notification on February 10, 2021. The UPSC Prelims has been scheduled on June 27, 2021, and UPSC IAS Mains 2021 is expected to be held on September 17, 2021. Check Latest Sarkari Jobs, Govt Job alerts, Sarkari Result & Vacancies 2020
The candidates have received this extension like an opportunity to strengthen their IAS Mains preparation. along with the IAS 2021 Mains General Studies, candidates can make up their mind about the IAS Optional Papers. In the following article, candidates will be able to find the syllabus of UPSC IAS Kannada Optional Language in detail. Check IAS 2020 Prelims Exam Pattern and Syllabus
In IAS Main exam there are 2 optional papers in UPSC civil services mains exam. In IAS Mains examination paper 6&7 are optional subject papers. You can choose the Kannada language as an optional subject if you have graduated in the literature of Kannada language as the main subject. Check UPSC IAS 2020 Prelims and Mains Exam Pattern
With well-planned strategies, you can easily score well in the Kannada literature. Interest should be the prime criteria for choosing any optional. Each Kannada paper consists of 250 marks. Duration for each Kannada mains paper is 3 hours. Here is a detailed IAS Kannada language Syllabus.
Answers must be written in Kannada
A. History of Kannada Language What is Language? General characteristics of Language.
Dravidian Family of Languages and its specific features, Antiquity of Kannada Language, Different Phases of its Development.
Dialects of Kannada Language: Regional and Social Various aspects of the development of Kannada Language: phonological and Semantic changes. Language borrowing.
B. History of Kannada Literature Ancient Kannada literature: Influence and Trends. Poets for study: Specified poets from Pampa to Ratnakara Varni are to be studied in the light of contents, form and expression: Pampa, Janna, Nagachandra.
C. Modern Kannada literature: Influence, trends and ideologies, Navodaya, Pragatishila, Navya, Dalita and Bandana.
A. Poetics and literary criticism: Definition and concepts of poetry: Word, Meaning, Alankara, Reeti, Rasa, Dhwani, Auchitya. Interpretations of Rasa Sutra. Modern Trends of literary criticism: Formalist, Historical, Marxist, Feminist, Post-colonial criticism.
B. Cultural History of Karnataka Contribution of Dynasties to the culture of Karnataka: Chalukyas of Badami and Kalyani, Rashtrakutas, Hoysalas, Vijayanagara rulers, in the literary context.
Major religions of Karnataka and their cultural contributions. Arts of Karnataka: Sculpture, Architecture, Painting, Music, Dance-in the literary context. Unification of Karnataka and its impact on Kannada literature.
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Answers must be written in Kannada
The paper will require first-hand reading of the Texts prescribed and will be designed to test the critical ability of the candidates.
Kannada is a Dravidian language spoken mainly in the state of Karnataka. Improve writing skills for IAS Kannada literature exam. Handwriting should be legible for IAS 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 Mains Kannada Syllabus and previous papers for reference.
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