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NTA (UGC) NET June-December 2021 Syllabus for Tribal and Regional Language and Literature

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NTA (UGC) NET Tribal and Regional Language and Literature Syllabus 2012

Code No. 70

Subject: Tribal and Regional Language and Literature

Note:

  • There will be two question papers, NTA (UGC) NET Paper II and Paper III
  • Paper II will consist of 50 questions worth 2 mark each.
  • Paper III will consist of 75 questions worth 2 mark each.
  • Part-A of NTA (UGC) NET Paper III should be answered in Hindi, English, Bengali or Oriya and Part-B of this paper should be answered in the mother tongue concerned, i.e.. . Nagpuri, Mundari, Kurux, etc.

NTA (UGC) NET Paper II

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

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
    1. Phonetics
    2. Morphology
    3. Semantics
    4. Syntax
    5. Scripts
    6. Lexicography

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.

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.

NTA (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

NTA (UGC) NET Paper III-B Elective or 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.

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