UGC NET Syllabus for Tribal and Regional Language

UGC NET Syllabus for Tribal and Regional Language / Literature, Code No: 70

Tribal and Regional Language / Literature: Regional language is a language spoken in an area of a sovereign state, whether it be a small area, a federal state or province, or some wider area. Internationally, for the purposes of the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages, "regional or minority languages" means languages that are traditionally used within a given territory of a State by nationals of that State who form a group numerically smaller than the rest of the State's population; and different from the official language(s) of that State.

Question Pattern: There will be two question papers - UGC NET Examination in Tribal and Regional Language, Paper II and Paper III. Paper II will have 100 marks in total whereas Paper III will have 150 marks in total. Paper II will cover fifty (50) objective type questions, whereas the Paper III will have seventy five (75) objective type questions, each question carrying two (2) marks. All questions are compulsory in both the papers. The objective type questions will include multiple choices, matching type, true / false and assertion-reasoning type.

Paper II Syllabus

1. General Anthropology

Definition of Anthropology and its Structure

Scope of Study

Study Method

Purpose of Study

Main Branches

Utilities

Relation with Other Subjects and Characteristics

Modern Attitudes

Concept of Culture and Change

Social System

Economy

Religious System

2. General Linguistics

Definition and kinds of Linguistics

Branches of the study of Linguistics

Theory of Origin of Language

Nature of Language and its Characteristics

Evolution of Language, change and its reasons

Different Forms of Language

Classification of Language

Phonetics

Morphology

Semantics

Syntax

Scripts

Lexicography

3. Indian Literature

General Introduction of Ancient Indian Literature – Vedas, Upanisads, Epics, Jain literature, Buddhist literature and other literatures.

General Introduction of Medieval Indian Literature – Bhakti movement, (Alwar Saints, Sagun Bhakti – Ram Margi, Krishan Margi, Nirgun Bhakti, Sufi Saints) – Main poets and the study of poetry (Surdas, Tulsi, Kabir, Jayasi, Mira), Ritikaleen poets and study of poetry (Bihari, Ghananand and Bhushan).

Modern Indian Literature – Evolution of pre – independence and post – independence prose and poetry, main poets, authors and their works.

4. Theory of Literature

Definition of Literature and its Characteristics, Elements of Literature – Subject – matter, feeling, world – view, language, imagination, bases of poetic forms, different poetic forms – structural characteristics of song, epicoid (long episodic poem), epics, story, plays, novel, essay, one – act play, etc. ), motive of literature, purpose of literature.

Indian Poetics – Word – power (Shabd Shakti), ‘Rasa’ organism, ‘Sadharnikaran’, ‘Rasa’ nispatti, Bharat Sutra and its interpretations, poetic quality, poetic blemish, Rhetoric – Rhyme, Alliteration, Yamak, Shlesh, Vipsa, Sarcasm (Vakrokti), Upama (comparison). Metaphor, Bhrantiman (illusive), Aphnuti (protext), Utpreksha, Hyperbole, Deepak, Virodhabhas, Parikar, Parikarankur, Vyajstuti, Vibhavana, Vesheshokti, Asangati, Kavyaling, Arthantarnyas, Yathasamkhya, Pratip, Lokokti (proverb) and Swabhavokti (natural saying).

Folk – Literature – Definition, scope of study, importance, study method, classification.

Various Forms of Folk – Literature, e.g., myth, legend, etc.

Various Forms of Folk Song, e.g., ritual song, lullaby, festival songs, narratives, etc.

Paper III (Part A) Syllabus

[Core Group]

Unit – Iwww.netugc.com

Principles of Ethnology

Unit – II

Ethnological study of the Tribal and Sadan communities of Jharkhand and adjoining provinces.

Unit – III

Principles of Linguistics

Unit – IV

Linguistic study of any one of the languages of Jharkhand and adjoining provinces – Mundari, Santali, Ho, Khadia, Kudukh, Nagpuri, Kurmali, Khortha and Panchpargania languages – contemporary problems and direction of their solution and tradition of studies.

Study of inter – relationship and impact of Indian literature in any of the Jharkhandi language – literature namely Mundari, Santali, Ho, Khadia, Kudukh, Nagpuri, Kurmali, Khortha and Panchpargania.

Unit – V

Ancient Literature

Unit – VI

Medieval Literature

Unit – VII

Modern Literature

Unit – VIII

Western Criticism

Unit – IX

Indian Criticism

Unit – X

Folklore

 

Paper III (Part B) Syllabus

[Elective / Optional]

Elective – I

Mundari: Poetry

Characteristics of Mundari folk songs, variety, sub – varieties.

Study of Budu Babu and his works.

Poetic characteristics of Kashinath Singh Munda ‘Kande’, Dulaya Chandra Munda, Daud Dayal Singh Horo, Suleman Buding, Ram Dayal Munda.

Mundari: Prose

Characteristics of Mundari folktales – variety and sub – varieties.

Storywriters of Mundari and their stories.

Novelists of Mundari and their novels.

Essayists of Mundari and their essays.

Critics of Mundari and their literary criticism.

Playwrights of Mundari and their plays.

Elective – II

Santhali: Poetry

Characteristics of Santhali folk songs – variety and sub – varieties.

Paul Jujhar Soren and his works.

Harihar Hansada, Narain Soren Todesutam’s poetic features.

Santhali: Prose

Characteristics of Santhali folktales – variety and sub – varieties.

Storywriters of Santhali and their stories.

Novelists of Santhali and their novels.

Essayists of Santhali and their essays.

Playwrights of Santhali and their plays.

Critics of Santhali and their literary criticism.

Elective – III

Ho: Poetry

Characteristics of Ho folk songs – variety and sub – varieties.

Writings of Satish Kumar Koda and Kanhu Ran Deogam.

Poetic characteristics of Lakho Bodra, Durga Purti and B.P. Pingua.

Ho: Prose

Characteristics of Ho folktales – variety and sub – varieties.

Storywriters of Ho and their stories.

Novelists of Ho and their novels.

Essayists of Ho and their essays.

Playwrights of Ho and their plays.

Critics of Ho and their literary criticism.

Elective – IV

Khadia: Poetry

Characteristics of Khadia folk songs – variety and sub – varieties.

Pyare Kerketta, Rose Kerketta, Nuas Kerketta and their works.

Poetic characteristics of Khadia poetry.

Khadia: Prose

Characteristics of Khadia folktales – variety and sub – varieties.

Storywriters of Khadia and their stories.

Novelists of Khadia and their novels.

Essayists of Khadia and their essays.

Playwrights of Khadia and their plays.

Critics of Khadia and their literary criticism.

Elective – V

Kudukh: Poetry

Characteristics of Kudukh folk songs – variety and sub – varieties.

Davie Kujar and his works.

Poetic characteristics of Justin Ekka and Indrajit Oraon.

Kudukh: Prose

Characteristics of Kudukh folktales – variety and sub – varieties.

Storywriters of Kudukh and their stories.

Novelists of Kudukh and their novels.

Essayists of Kudukh and their essays.

Playwrights of Kudukh and their plays.

Critics of Kudukh and their literary criticism.

Elective – VI

Nagpuri: Poetry

Characteristics of Nagpuri folk songs – variety and sub – varieties.

Poetic characteristics of medieval poets – Hanuman Singh, Jaya Govind.

Drigpal Ram Devgharia and Ghasi Ram.

Poetic characteristics of modern poets – Sharda Prasad Sharma, Mrityunj.

Nath Sharma, Sahni Upendra Pal Nahan, Madhu Mansuri, Mukund Nayak.

Nagpuri: Prose

Characteristics of Nagpuri folktales – variety and sub – varieties.

Storywriters of Nagpuri and their stories.

Novelists of Nagpuri and meir novels.

Essayists of Nagpuri and their essays.

Playwrights of Nagpuri and their plays.

Critics of Nagpuri and their literary criticism.

Elective – VII

Kurmali: Poetry

Characteristics of Kurmali folk songs – variety and sub – varieties.

Poetic characteristics of ancient Kurmali Poets – Vinandia, Gaurangia and Deena.

Poetic characteristics of modern poets – Srishti Dhar Singh Deo ‘Ketiyar’, Lakhi Xant Mahto ‘Mutaruaar’ Angad Mahto.

Kurmali: Prose

Characteristics of Kurmali folktales – variety and sub – varieties.

Storywriters of Kurmali and their stories.www.netugc.com

Novelists of Kurmali and their novels.

Essayists of Kurmali and their essays.

Playwrights of Kurmali and their plays.

Critics of Kurmali and their literary criticism.

Elective – VIII

Khortha: Poetry

Characteristics of Khortha folk songs – variety and sub – varieties.

Poetic characteristics of Shri Nivas Panuri, Mahesh Golwalkar.

Poetic characteristics of Shio Nath Pramanik, Shanti Bharat, A. K. Jha.

Khortha: Prose

Characteristics of Khortha folktales – variety and sub – varieties.

Storywriters of Khortha and their stories.

Novelists of Khortha and their novels.

Essayists of Khortha and their essays.

Playwrights of Khortha and their plays.

Critics of Khortha and their literary criticism.

Elective – IX

Panchpargania: Poetry

Characteristics of Panchpargania folk songs – variety and sub – varieties.

Poetic Characteristics of Barju Ram Tanti, Narottam, Duryodhan.

Poetic Characteristics of Srishti Dhar Mahto, Raj Kishore Singh.

Panchpargania: Prose

Characteristics of Panchpargania folktales – variety and sub – varieties.

Storywriters of Panchpargania and their stories.

Novelists of Panchpargania and their novels.

Essayists of Panchpargania and their essays.

Playwrights of Panchpargania and their plays.

Critics of Panchpargania and their literary criticism.

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