(Answers must be written in Sindhi) (Arabic or Devanagari script)
Origin and evolution of Sindhi language- views of different scholars.
Significant linguistic features of Sindhi language, including those
pertaining to its phonology, morphology and syntax.
Major dialects of the Sindhi language.
Sindhi vocabularly-stages of its growth, including those in the
pre-partition and post-partition periods.
Historical study of various Writing Systems (Scripts) of Sindhi.
Changes in the structure of Sindhi language in India, after partition,
due to influence of other languages and social conditions.
2. Sindhi literature through the ages in context of socio-cultural
conditions in the respective periods :
Early medieval literature upto 1350 A.D. including folk literature.
Late medicval period from 1350 A.D. to 1850 A.D.
Renaissance period from 1850 A.D. to 1947 A.D.
Modern period from 1947 and onwards. (Literary genres in Modern Sindhi
literature and experiments in poetry, drama, novel, short story, essay,
literary criticism, biography, autobiography, memoirs, and travelogues.)