UPSC Mains Exam Syllabus - Arabic Optional


UPSC Mains Exam Syllabus - Arabic Optional


PAPER-I:

(Answers must be written in Arabic)

Section-A:

1. (a) Origin and development of the language- an outline.
(b) Significant features of the grammar of the language, Rhetorics, Prosody.
(c) Short Essay in Arabic.

Section-B:

2. Literary History and Literary Criticism : Socio-Cultural Background, Classical literature, literary movements, modern trends, origin and development of modern prose : drama, novel, short story, essay.

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PAPER-II:

 This paper will require first hand reading of the texts prescribed and will be designed to test the candidate’s critical ability. Answers must be written in Arabic.

Section-A:

POETS :

1. Imraul Qais : Qifa Nabke Min Zikra Habibin Wa Manzili (complete) Al Muallaqatus Saba
2. Hassan : Lillahi Darru Isabatin bin Thabit Nadamtuhum (complete) Diwan Hassan Bin Thabit
3. Jarir : Hayyu Umamata Wazkuru Ahdan Mada To Jalbas Sifahi Wa Damiatin Bikila Nukhbatul Deptt. of Arabic, A.M.U. Adab : Aligarh
4. Farzdaq : Hazal Lazi Tariful Bathao- Watatuhu (complete) Majmuatun Minan Nazmi- Wan Nasr, Jamia Salafiah, Varanasi
5. Al Mutanabbi : Ya Ukhta Khair-e-Akhin Ya Binta Khair-e-Abin To Aqamahul Fikru Bainal Ijze- Wattaabi Nukhbatul Adab, Deptt. of Arabic,A.M.U. Alig. 
6. Abul Ala Ala Fi Sabil Majdi Ma Ana Al-Maarri : Faailu To Wa Ya Nafsu Jiddi Inna Dahraki Hazilu Majmuatul Minan Nazmi- Wan Nasr, Jamia Salafia, Varanasi
7. Shauqi : Wulidal Huda Falkainatu Diau To Makhtara Illa Dinakal Fuqarau Salamun Neeli Ya Ghandi (complete) Shauqiat
8. Hafiz Rajatu Linafsi Fattahamtu Ibrahim : Hasati (complete) Nukhbatul Adab
9. Ilya Abu Damatun Kharsao Madi : (complete) Mukhtarat Minal Sher Al Arabi Al Hadith, M.M. Badwi

Section-B:

(A) AUTHORS Authors Books Lessons

1. Ibnul Muqaffa Kalilah Wa Dimnah Al Asad Wal Thaur
2. Al-Jahiz Mukhtarat Min Adabil Arab Bakhilun Hakim (complete) Part II By : S.A. Hasan Ali Nadwi
3. Ibn Khaldun Muqaddamah Araun Fit Talim (complete)
4. Mahmud Taimur Qalar Rawi A m Mutawalli (complete)
5. Taufiqual Hakim Masrahiyat Sirrul Muntahira (complete)
6. Abbas Mahmud Aqqad Mukhtarat Min Adabil Arab-II Assiddiq (complete)

(B) STUDY OF INDIAN AUTHORS

1. Ghulam Ali Azad Bilgrami
2. Shah Walullah Dehlavi
3. Zulfiqar Ali Deobandl
4. Abdul Aziz Meman
5. Syed Abul Hasan Ali Hasani Nadwi

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