UPSC BODO Literature Syllabus 2019 – Get Syllabus Here

This is up to date UPSC BODO Bengali Literature Syllabus. This is part of Main Exam of Civil service which is conducted by UPSC.

UPSC BODO Literature Syllabus Paper-I

History of Bodo Language and Literature
(Answers must be written in Bodo)


History of Bodo Language

1. Homeland, language family, its present status and its mutual contact with Assamese.

2. (a) Phonemes: Vowel and Consonant Phonemes

(b) Tones.

3. Morphology: Gender, Case & Case endings, Plural suffix, Definitives, Verbal suffix.

4. Vocabulary and its sources.

5. Syntax: Types of sentences, Word Order.

6. History of Scripts used in writing Bodo Language since inception.


History of Bodo Literature

1. General introduction of Bodo folk literature.
2. The contribution of the Missionaries.
3. Periodization of Bodo Literature.
4. Critical analysis of different genre (Poetry, Novel, Short Story, and Drama)

5. Translation Literature.


UPSC BODO Literature Syllabus Paper-II

The Paper will require first-hand reading of the texts prescribed and will be designed to test the critical ability of
the candidates.

(Answers must be written in Bodo)


(a) Khonthai-Methai (Edited by Madara Brahma & Rupnath Brahma).

(b) Hathorkhi-Hala

(Edited by Pramod Chandra Brahma)

(c) Boroni Gudi Sibsa Arw Aroz: Madaram Brahma.

(d) Raja Nilambar: Dwarendra Nath Basumatary.

(e) Bibar (Prose section) (Edited by Satish Chandra Basumatary)


(a) Gibi Bithai (Aida Nwi): Bihuram Boro

(b) Radab: Samar Brahma Chaudhury

(c) Okhrana Gongs Nangou: Brajendra Kumar Brahma

(d) Baisagu Arw Harimu: Laksheswar Brahma.

(e) Gwen Boro: Manoranjan Lahary

(f) Juhani Or: Chittaranjan Muchahary

(g) Mwihoor : Dharanidhar Wary

(h) Hor Badi Khwmsi: Kamal Kumar Brahma

(i) Janelia Dewan: Mangal Singh Honorary

(j) Hagia Guduni Mwi: Nilkamal Brahma.

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