The UPSC allows Assamese as one of the optional literature subjects for the Civil Services Exam. Assamese is one of the 22 official languages of India included in the eighth schedule of the Constitution of India. Assamese has a rich literature and illustrious history of translations, original works and philosophy. The Mains exam which is a part of IAS Exam has two papers on an optional subject chosen by candidates.
For details on similar optional subjects syllabus, check the linked article.
Being a highly specialised subject, candidates who have studied Assamese as a part of their curriculum or have learnt Assamese as their mother tongue should take up this optional. The paper has to be written in the Assamese script. Candidates can check UPSC Assamese Optional Booklist in the linked article.
In this article, we provide you with the detailed UPSC Assamese Optional Syllabus and also the UPSC Assamese Optional Syllabus PDF.
Assamese Literature Syllabus for UPSC
Assamese Literature consists of two papers (paper I and paper II) in UPSC Mains. Each paper is of 250 marks with a total of 500 marks. These 2 optional papers are a part of UPSC Mains Examination that takes place after IAS Preliminary exam.
Find below the IAS Assamese syllabus:
UPSC Assamese Literature Optional Paper I Syllabus:
IAS aspirants who are targeting UPSC 2021 may check the linked article to refer to the civil services exam pattern, notifications and more.
UPSC Assamese Literature Optional Paper II Syllabus:
IAS aspirants should note that Assamese Literature for UPSC can potentially increase their chances of selection due to the low competition. Candidates should solve more questions from previous years’ UPSC question papers as well as from mock tests to be able to crack the UPSC Assamese Literature exam.
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