UGC NET December 2016 Syllabus for Tribal and Regional Language / Literature

Code No. : 70

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UGC NET Tribal and Regional Language / Literature December Syllabus 2016

UGC NET Paper II

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.

UGC NET Paper III (A) [ Core Group ]

Unit – I

  • 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

UGC NET Paper III ( B ) [ 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.
  • 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.