IAS MAINS Indian Language Paper Manipuri Syllabus 2017

IAS MAINS INDIAN LANGUAGE PAPER MANIPURI SYLLABUS

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UPSC IAS MAINS INDIAN LANGUAGE PAPER MANIPURI EXAM SYLLABUS. Get CIVIL SERVICES MAINS INDIAN LANGUAGE PAPER MANIPURI SYLLABUS details. Get UPSC IAS/Civil Services MAINS Syllabus, Paper structure & Applicable Topics covered in UPSC MAINS INDIAN LANGUAGE PAPER MANIPURI EXAM Syllabus. Earlier, we have shared IAS MAINS Indian Language  Malayalam Syllabus 2017. 

IAS INDIAN LANGUAGE PAPER MANIPURI MAIN SYLLABUS 2017: In IAS mains exam there are 2 optional papers in UPSC civil services mains exam. In upsc mains examination paper 6&7 are optional subject papers. Manipuri is one of the optional in the IAS main exam. You can opt for the Manipuri language as an optional subject, if you have graduated in the literature of Manipuri language as the main subject. With well-planned strategies, you can easily score well in the Manipuri literature. Interest should be the prime criteria for choosing any optional. Each Manipuri paper consists of 250 marks. Duration for each Manipuri mains paper is 3 hours. Here is a detailed syllabus of IAS Manipuri mains exam.

IAS MAINS INDIAN LANGUAGE PAPER MANIPURI SYLLABUS Paper-I
(Answers must be written in Manipuri)

Section-A
Language :
a) General characteristics of Manipuri Language and history of its development; its importance and status among the Tibeto-Burman Languages of North-East India; recent development in the study of Manipuri language; evolution and study of old Manipuri script.
b) Significant features of Manipuri language :
i) Phonology-Phoneme-vowels, consonants juncture, tone, consonant cluster and its occurrence, syllable its structure, pattern and types.
ii) Morphology : Word-class, root and its types; affix and its types; grammatical categories-gender, number, person, case, tense and aspects, process of compounding (samas and sandhi).
iii) Syntax : Word order : types of sentences, phrase and clause structures.

Section-B
a) Literary History of Manipuri: Early period (up to 17th century)- Social and cultural background; Themes, diction and style of the works.
Medieval period (18th and 19th century)- Social, religious and political background; Themes, diction and style of the works.
Modern period-Growth of major literary forms; change of Themes, diction and style.

b) Manipuri Folk Literature : Legend, Folktale, Folksong, Ballad, Proverb and Riddle.

c) Aspects of Manipuri Culture : Pre-Hindu Manipuri Faith; Advent of Hinduism and the process of syncreticism. Performing arts-Lai Haraoba, Maha Ras; Indigenous games-Sagol Kangjei, Khong Kangjei, Kang.

IAS MAINS INDIAN LANGUAGE PAPER MANIPURI EXAM SYLLABUS Paper 2

(Answers must be written in Manipuri)

This paper will require first hand reading of the texts prescribed and will be designed to test the candidate’s critical ability to assess them.

Section-A
Old and Medieval Manipuri Literature
(a) Old Manipuri Literature
1. O. Bhogeswar Singh (Ed.): Numit Kappa
2. M. Gourachandra Singh (Ed.): Thawanthaba Hiran
3. N. Khelchandra Singh (Ed.): Naothingkhong Phambal Kaba
4. M. Chandra Singh (Ed.): Panthoibi Khonggul

(b) Medieval Manipuri Literature :
1. M. Chandra Singh (Ed.) : Samsok Ngamba
2. R.K.Snahal Singh (Ed.) : Ramayana Adi Kanda
3. N. Khelchandra SIngh (Ed.) : Dhananjoy Laibu Ningba
4. O. Bhogeswar Singh (Ed.) : Chandrakirti Jila Changba

Section-B
Modern Manipuri Literature :
(a) Poetry and Epic :
(I) Poetry :
(a) Manipuri Sheireng (Pub) Manipuri Sahitya Parishad, 1988 (ed.) Kh. Chaoba Singh : Pi Thadoi, Lamgi Chekla Amada, Loktak Dr. L. Kamal Singh : Nirjanata, Nirab Rajani A. Minaketan Singh : Kamalda, Nonggumlakkhoda L. Samarendra Singh : Ingagi Nong, Mamang Leikai Thambal Satle E. Nilakanta Singh : Manipur, Lamangnaba Shri Biren : Tangkhul Hui Th. Ibopishak : Anouba Thunglaba Jiba.
(b) Kanchi Sheireng. (Pub) Manipur University 1998 (ed.) Dr. L. Kamal Singh : Biswa-Prem Shri Biren : Chaphadraba Laigi Yen Th. Ibopishak : Norok Patal Prithivi.
(II) Epic :
1. A. Dorendrajit Singh : Kansa Bodha
2. H. Anganghal Singh: Khamba- Thoibi Sheireng (San-Senba, Lei Langba, Shamu Khonggi Bichar)
(III) Drama :
1. S. Lalit Singh : Areppa Marup
2. G.C. Tongbra : Matric Pass
3. A. Samarendra : Judge Sahebki Imung
(b) Novel, Short-story and Prose :
(I) Novel :
1. Dr. L. Kamal Singh : Madhabi
2. H. Anganghal Singh: Jahera
3. H. Guno Singh: Laman
4. Pacha Meetei : Imphal Amasung, Magi Ishing, Nungsitki Phibam
(II) Short-story :
(a) Kanchi Warimacha (Pub) Manipur University 1997 (ed.) R.K. Shitaljit Singh : Kamala Kamala M.K. Binodini : Eigi Thahoudraba Heitup Lalu
Kh. Prakash : Wanom Shareng
(b) Parishadki Khangatlaba Warimacha (Pub) Manipuri Sahitya Parishad 1994 (ed.) S. Nilbir Shastri : Loukhatpa R.K. Elangba : Karinunggi
(c) Anouba Manipuri Warimacha (Pub) The Cultural Forum Manipur 1992 (ed.) N. Kunjamohon Singh : Ijat Tanba E. Dinamani : Nongthak Khongnang
(III) Prose :
(a) Warenggi Saklon Due Part (Pub) The Cultural Forum Manipur 1992 (ed.) Kh. Chaoba Singh : Khamba-Thoibigi Wari Amasung Mahakavya
(b) Kanchi Wareng (Pub) Manipur University 1998 (ed.)
B. Manisana Shastri : Phajaba Ch. Manihar Singh : Lai-Haraoba
(c) Apunba Wareng. (Pub) Manipur University, 1986 (ed.) Ch. Pishak Singh : Samaj Amasung, Sanskriti M.K. Binodini : Thoibidu Warouhouida
Eric Newton : Kalagi Mahousa (translated by I.R. Babu)
(d) Manipuri Wareng (Pub) The Cultural Forum Manipur 1999 (ed.) S. Krishnamohan Singh : Lan

Manipuri or Meiteilon is the predominant language in southeastern Himalayan state of Manipur, in northeastern India. Improve writing skills for IAS Manipuri 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 Manipuri main syllabus and previous papers for reference.

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