(Syllabus) Himachal Pradesh PSC: State Eligibility Test (Chemical Sciences)

Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission

State Eligibility Test: Chemical Sciences Syllabus


  1. Chaucer to Shakespeare.
  2. Jacobean to Restoration Periods.
  3. Augustan Age : 18th Century Literature.
  4. Romantic Period.
  5. Victorian Period.
  6. Modern Period.
  7. Contemporary Period.
  8. American and other non-British Literatures.
  9. Literary Theory and Criticism.
  10. Rhetoric and Prosody.


  1. British Literature from Chaucer to the present day.
  2. Criticism and Literary Theory.

Unit-I : Literary Comprehension (with internal choice of poetry stanza and prose passage; four comprehension questions will be asked carrying 4 marks each).

Unit-II : Up to the Renaissance.

Unit III : Jacobean to Restoration Periods.

Unit IV : Augustan Age: 18th Century literature

Unit V : Romanatic Period

Unit VI : Victorian and Pre-Raphaelites

Unit VII : Modern British Literature

Unit VIII: Contemporary British Literature

Unit IX : Literary Theory and criticism up to T.S. Eliot

Unit X : Contemporary Theory


Elective-I : History of English Language, English Language Teaching.

Elective-II : European Literature from Classical Age to the 20th Century.

Elective-III: Indian writing in English and Indian Literature in English translation

Elective-IV: American and other non-British English Literatures.

Elective-V : Literary Theory and Criticism.

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