(Download) Uttar Pradesh Combined State / Upper Subordinate Services (UPPCS) Mains Optional Subject Exam Syllabus "Sanskrit Literature"


(Download) Uttar Pradesh Combined State / Upper Subordinate Services (UPPCS) Mains Optional Subject Exam Syllabus "Sanskrit Literature"


:: PAPER - I ::

SECTION- A Linguistics

Origin and development of language, Classification of languages, Indo-European and Middle Indo-Aryan Languages, Semantics: Trends and Reasons, Phonology, Phonetic changes, Human Vocal Organs with special reference to Sanskrit phonology, Points of Pronunciation and prayatnas of Sanskrit sounds, Comparision of Vedic and Classical Sanskrit languages.

SECTION-B Sanskrit Grammar

सन्धि, समास, कृदन्त, तद्धित, स्त्रीप्रत्यय एवं कारक from the Laghusiddhanta- Kaumudi.

SECTION-C Indian Philosophy

General study of Indian Philosophy based on the following texts: तर्कभाशा - केषव मिश्र अनुमानपर्यन्त), सांख्यकारिका- ईष्वरकृश्ण, वेदान्तसार- सदानन्द, कठोपनिशद्-प्रथम अध्याय- द्वितीया वल्ली, श्रीमद्भगवद्गीता - द्वितीय अध्याय।

SECTION-D Sanskrit Poetics

(I) General Study of the Dhvani Theory and its kinds according to ध्वन्यालोक- प्रथम उद्योत of Anandavardhana.

(II) The following topics from the of Mammata: काव्यप्रयोजन, काव्यलक्षण, काव्यहेतु, काव्यभेद, शब्दषक्तियाॅ, रससिद्धान्त, गुण तथा अनुप्रास, श्लेष, यमक, उपमा, रूपक, उत्प्रेक्षा, अपह्नति, अतिषयोक्ति, व्यतिरेक, अर्थान्तरन्यास, विभावना, विषेशोक्ति, स्वभावोक्ति, समासोक्ति, अप्रस्तुतप्रषंसा, दृश्टान्त, दीपक एवं परिसंख्या अलंकार।

SECTION-E Essay in Sanskrit

The Essay in Sanskrit should not be less than 250 words.

:: PAPER - II ::

SECTION-A (Prose & Poetry)

First hand reading of the following texts: 1. कादम्बरी (षुकनासोपदेष), 2. षिवराजविजयम् (प्रथम निःष्वास), 3. नलचम्पू (प्रथम उच्छवास), 4. मेघदूतम् (पूर्वमेघ), किरातार्जुनीयम् (प्रथम सर्ग), 6. नीतिषतकम्। {One Question on above carrying 25 marks will be answered in Sanskrit}

SECTION-B (Sanskrit Drama)

Textual study of the following works:1.  अभिज्ञानषाकुन्तलम् (चतुर्थ अंक), 2. उत्तररामचरितम् (तृतीय अंक), 3. प्रतिमानाटकम् (प्रथम एवं द्वितीय अंक), 4. मृच्छकटिकम् (प्रथम अंक)।

SECTION- C (Technical Terms)

Knowledge of the following Sanskrit technical terms: महाकाव्य, खण्डकाव्य, कथा, आख्यायिका, चम्पू, प्रस्तावना, विश्कम्भक, प्रवेषक, सूत्रधार, वस्तूभेद, नायक भेद, विदूशक, पताकास्थानक, अर्थप्रकृतियाॅ,
कार्यावस्थाएॅ, पंचसन्धियाॅ, नियतश्राव्य, स्वगत, जनान्तिक, आकाषभाशित, नेपथ्य, नाटक प्रकरण एवं नाटिका।

SECTION-D (History of Sanskrit Literature)

General Study of Veda and Vedangas. Origin, development and characteristics of the following Literary genesis: आर्श महाकाव्य, महाकाव्य, गद्यकाव्य, गीतिकाव्य, नाटक एवं कथा साहित्य.

Note: In this section one question carrying 25 marks will be answered in the form of short note on particular work/author.

SECTION-E - Translation from Hindi to Sanskrit

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