Gujarati Literature is an optional subject in the UPSC Civil Services examination. The language is widely used in Gujarat and Maharashtra. Included in the eighth schedule of the Constitution of India, Gujarati has been given the status of an official language of the Union of India.
Aspirants should analyze the syllabus of Gujarati literature optional for IAS Exam. The optional subject has two parts: Paper-I and Paper- II. If the aspirants have good command over the Gujarati language, then they can opt Gujarati as their optional subject. The syllabus of Gujarati optional for UPSC Mains exam is short and well defined.
For details on similar optional subjects syllabus, check the linked article.
Candidates can check UPSC Gujarati Optional Booklist in the linked article.
Gujarati Literature Syllabus for UPSC
Gujarati literature carries 500 marks distributed in two papers of 250 marks each in UPSC Mains.
Find below the IAS Gujarati Literature syllabus:
UPSC Gujarati Literature Optional Paper I Syllabus:
IAS aspirants who are targeting UPSC 2020, you may check the linked article.
UPSC Gujarati Literature Optional Paper II Syllabus:
Gujarati Literature as an optional could be highly advantageous due to the low number of aspirants choosing the subject. However, a command over the language and reading all the books listed in the syllabus are very important for success.
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