UPSC Dogri Syllabus

Dogri is among the 48 optional subjects that can be selected by the candidates appearing for the UPSC Civil Services exam. Those with prior knowledge are advised to choose this as it will be easy for them to prepare for this subject. Another thing you need for the preparation is then detailed syllabus of this subject. This article provides complete information related to UPSC Dogri Syllabus 2023. Those who are selecting this subject are advised to go through the syllabus and then study for their exam according to it.

UPSC Dogri Syllabus 2023

There will be two papers related to Dogri in the IAS exam related to History of Dogri Language and Literature and Textual Criticism of Dogri Literature. All the important topics pertaining to these papers are discussed below and should be checked by the aspirants preparing for the exam.

Dogri Paper I Syllabus (Answers must be written in Dogri)

History of Dogri Language And Literature

Section A- History of Dogri Language

  1. Dogri language: Origin and development through different stages
  2. Characteristic features of Dogri Language
  3. Structure of Dogri Language:

(a) Sound Structure:

  • Segmental: Vowels and Consonants
  • Non-segmental: Length, Stress, Nasalization, Tone and Juncture

(b) Morphology of Dogri:

  • Inflection Categories: Gender, Number, Case, Person, Tense and Voice
  • Word Formation, use of prefixes, infixes and suffixes
  • Vocabulary: tatsam, tadbhav, foreign and regional

(c) Sentence Structure; Major Sentence-types and their constituents, agreement and concord in Dogri syntax

  1. Dogri Language and Scripts: Dogre/ Dogra Akkhar, Devanagari and Persia
  2. Linguistic boundaries of Dogri and its dialects

Section B- History of Dogri Language

  1. An introduction to Dogri Folk Literature- Folk songs, Folk tales 7 Ballads
  2. A brief account of Pre-independence Dogri Literature: Poetry & Prose
  3. Development of Dogri short-story, main trends and prominent short-story writers
  4. Development of Dogri Novel, main trends and contribution of Dogri Novelists
  5. Development of modern Dogri Poetry and main trends in Dogri Poetry
  6. Development of Dogri Prose; Essays, Memoirs and travelogues
  7. Development of Dogri Drama and contribution of prominent playwrights

Dogri Paper II Syllabus (Answers must be written in Dogri)

Textual Criticism of Dogri Literature

Section A- Poetry

  1. Veer Gulab (Khand Kavya) by Dinoo Bhai Pant
  2. Ramayan (Epic) by Shambhu Nath Sharma (up to Ayodhya Kand)
  3. Sheeraza Dogri Number 102, Ghazal Ank

The following poets: Ram Lal Sharma, Ved Pal Deep, N.D. Jamwal, Shiv Ram Deep, Ashwini Magotra and Virendra Kesar

  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 Poetry (Azadi Bad Di Dogri Kavita)

The following poets: Kishan Smailpuri, Tara Smailpuri, Mohan Lal Sapolia, Yash Sharma, K.S. Madhukar, Padma Sachdev, Jitendra Udhampuri, Charan Singh and Prakash Premi

  1. Sheeraza Dogri Number 147, Ghazal Ank

The following poets: R.N. Shastri, Jitendra Udhampuri, Champa Sharma and Darshan Darshi

Section B- Prose

  1. Nayaan (Drama) by Mohan Singh
  2. Satrang (A collection of one act plays)

The following play wrights: Vishwa Nath Khajuria, Ram Nath Shastri, Jitendra Sharma, Lalit Magotra and Madan Mohan Sharma

  1. Meel Patthar (collection of short stories) by Bandhu Sharma
  2. Kaiddi (Novel) by Desh Bandhu Dogra Nutan
  3. Khatha Kunj Bhag II

The following Story Writers: Om Vidyarthi, Champa Sharma and Krishan Sharma

  1. Nanga Rukkh (Novel) by O.P. Sharma Sarathi
  2. Ajakani Dogri Kahani

The following Short Story Writers: Madan Mohan Sharma, Narendra Khajuri and B.P. Sathe

  1. Ajakani Dogri Kahani Part II

The following Short Story Writers: Ved Rahi, Narsingh Dev Jamwal, Om Goswami, Chahttrapal, Lalit Magotra, Chaman Arora and Ratan Kesar

  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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