IAS Mains-2016 Arabic Syllabus

Paper-I

The answers must be written in Arabic

Section-A

  1. It Includes

    1. Origin and development of the language-an outline.

    2. Significant features of the grammar of the language, Rhetorics, Prosody.

    3. Short Essay in Arabic.

Section-B

  1. 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.

Paper-II

This paper will require first hand reading of the texts prescribed and will be designed to test the candidate's critical ability. The 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 bin Thabit: Lillahi Darru Isabatin Nadamtuhum (complete) Diwan Hassan Bin Thabit

  3. Jarir: Hayyu Umamata Wazkuru Ahdan Mada To Jalbas Sifahi Wa Damiatin Bikila Nukhbatul Adab: Deptt. Of Arabic, A. M U Aligarh

  4. Farzdaq: Hazal Lazi Tariful Batha-o-Watatuhu (complete) Majmuatun Minan Nazm-i-Wan Nasr, Jamia Salafiah, Varanasi

  5. Al Mutanabbi: Ya Ukhta Khair-e-Akhin Ya Binta Khair-e-Abin To Aqamahul Fikru Bainal Ijz-e-Wattaabi Nukhbatul Adab, Deptt. Of Arabic, A. M U Alig.

  6. Abul Ala Al-Maarri: Ala Fi Sabil Majdi Ma Ana Faailu To Wa Ya Nafsu Jiddi Inna Dahraki Hazilu Majmuatul Minan Nazm-i-Wan Nasr, Jamia Salafia, Varanasi

  7. Shauqi: Wulidal Huda Falkainatu Diau To Makhtara Illa Dinakal Fuqarau Salamun Neeli Ya Ghandi (complete) Shauqiat

  8. Hafiz Ibrahim: Rajatu Linafsi Fattahamtu Hasati (complete) Nukhbatul Adab

  9. Ilya Abu Madi: Damatun Kharsao (complete) Mukhtarat Minal Sher Al Arabi Al Hadith, M M Badwi

Section-B

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 Am Mutawalli (complete)

  5. Taufiqual Hakim Masrahiyat Sirrul Muntahira (complete)

  6. Abbas Mahmud Aqqad Mukhtarat Min Adabil Arab-II Assiddiq (complete)

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