Important Reference Books For UPSC CSE Konkani Literature Optional

In this post of Important Reference Books For UPSC CSE Konkani Literature Optional we endeavour to provide you with the list of best books for UPSC CSE Konkani Literature Optional.

The UPSC Civil Services Exam is conducted in three stages- Prelims, Mains and Interview. Aspirants need to choose one optional subject for UPSC IAS mains exam. It plays a significant role in deciding aspirants ranking in IAS Exam. Recent trends show that the success rate of Literature subjects is soaring with years.

The Konkani language is widely used in Goa, coastal Karnataka and Maharashtra. It is included in the eighth schedule of the Constitution of India, making Konkani one of the 22 official languages of India. It is an optional subject in the list of 48 optionals of UPSC Mains.

UPSC has mentioned reading of a few texts for Konkani Literature papers for civil service examination.

Section-A (Prose) (Paper-II)

1Konkani Manasagangotri (excluding poetry) ed. by Prof : Olivinho Gomes.Old Konkani language and literature- The Portuguese Role
2Otmo Denvcharak- a novel by A. V. da CruzVadoll ani Varem- a novel by Antonio Pereira.Devache Kurpen- a novel by V.J.P. Saldanha
3Vajralikhani- Shenoy goem-bab- An anthology- ed. by Shantaram Varde ValavalikarKonkani Lalit Niband-Essays-ed. by Shyam VerenkarTeen Dasakam- An anthology- ed. by Chandrakant Keni
4Demand-Drama- by Pundalik Naik.Kadambini: A Miscellany of Modern Prose- ed. by Prof. O.J.F. Gomes and Smt. P.S. Tadkodkar.Ratha Tujeo Ghudieo by Smt. Jayanti Naik

Section-B (Poetry) (Paper-II)

1Ev ani Mori : Poetry by Eduardo Bruno de SouzaAbravanchem Yadnyadan by Luis Mascarenhas.
2Godde Ramayan ed. by R.K. RaoRatnahar I and II collection of poems ed. R. V. Pandit
3Zayo Zuyo poems- Manohar L. SardessaiKanadi Mati Konkani Kavi-Anthology of Poems-ed. Pratap Naik
4Adrushatache Kalle Poems by Pandurang BhanguiYaman Poems by Madhav Borkar

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