UPPSC Urdu Syllabus

Paper-1

Part A

  1. Development of Urdu Language

    1. Western Hindi and its dialects mainly Khari Boil, Braj Bhasha andHaryanvi.

    2. Persio-Arabic elements in Urdu.

    3. Urdu Language from 1200 AD to 1700 AD

    4. Differenttheories of the origin of Urdu language.

  2. It Includes

    1. Development of Urdu Literature in Deccan

    2. Two ClassicialSchools of Urdu poetry-Delhi & Lucknow

    3. Development of Urdu prose upto Ghalib

  3. In Includes

    1. Aligarhmovement. Romantic trends of progressive movement and their impact on Urdu Literatue.

    2. Urdu literatureafter independence.

Part-B

  1. Important genesis of poetry-Ghazal, Qasida, Marsiya, Masnavi Rubai. Quata Naam. Blank Verse. Free Verse

  2. Importance of prose-Destan, Novel Short Story. Darma. Literacy Criticism. Biography, Essay.

  3. Role of Urdu literature in freedom movement.

Paper-II

This paper will require first hand reading of the texts prescribed and will be designed to test the candidatescritical ability.

Part-A (Prose)

  1. Meer (Amman): Bagh-o-Bahar.

  2. Ghalib: Intakhab-e-Ghalib. Ed: Dr. Khaliq Anjum.

  3. Hali: Muqaddam-e-sher-o-Shairi.

  4. Ruswa: Umrao Jan Ada

  5. Prem Chand: Prem Chand ke Numainda Afsaney, Ed. Prof. Qamar Rais.

  6. Abul Kalam Azad: Ghubar-e-Khatir.

  7. Imtiaz All Taj: Anarkali.

  8. Quratul Ain Hyder: Akhir-e-Shab ke Hamsufar.

Part-B (Poetry)

  1. Meer: Lntakhab-Kalam-e-Meer, Ed: Abdul Haq.

  2. Sauda: Qasaid-e-Sauda (including Hajuriyat)

  3. Ghalib: Diewan-e-Ghalib.

  4. Iqbal: Kulliyat-e-iqbal (Bal-e-Gibrail only)

  5. Josh Malihabadi: Safi-o-Nagma

  6. , Firaq Gorakhpuri: Gul-e-Naghma.

  7. Faiz: Nuskhaha-e-Wafa (Naqsh-e-Fariadi, Dast-e-Saba, Zuridamm Nama only).

  8. Akhtar-ul-lmam: Sar-o-Saman (Treek Salyara ke Bar, Bint-e-Lamhat only)