Important Books for Assamese Literature Optional for UPSC

UPSC Civil Services Exam is conducted in three phases- Prelims, Mains and Interview. The optional subject assumes an extraordinary part in deciding the destiny of aspirants in UPSC IAS Exam. As indicated by the current UPSC pattern, the success-rate of Literature subjects are comparatively high than other subjects in IAS Exam.

Assamese is an optional subject in the Civil Services examination. If the aspirants have good command over the Assamese language, then they can opt Assamese as their optional subject. The syllabus of Assamese optional for UPSC Mains exam is short and well defined.

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An IAS aspirant should be in consistent touch with UPSC Assamese Syllabus and should not go off-track while preparing for civil services exam.

In this article, we are giving a complete list of books needed for Assamese optional which will help the UPSC aspirants in their preparation.

Books for Assamese Literature Optional for IAS Mains

The study material for UPSC Assamese Literature is not easily available, but reading some standard book will help aspirants to answer the questions. Answer writing practise and excellent language skills in Assamese literature is the key to deal with this optional.

Check the list of IAS Assamese Literature Optional below:

  • Bargeet-by Madhava Deva
  • Gaonburha-by Padmanath Gohain Barua.
  • Gurucarit-Katha (Sankaradeva Part only)-ed. by Maheswar Neog.
  • Jeevanar Batat-by Bina Barwa (Birinchi Kumar Barua)
  • Karengar Ligiri-by Jyotiprasad Agarwalla
  • Katha-Bhagavata (Books I and II)-by Baikuntha Nath Bhattacharyya.
  • Kripabar Barbaruar Kakatar Topola-by Lakshminath Bezbaroa.
  • Monamati-by Rajanikanta Bordoloi.
  • Mor Jeevan Sonwaran-by Lakshminath Bezbaroa.
  • Mrityunjoy-by Birendrakumar Bhattacharyya
  • Parijat-Harana-by Sankaradeva
  • Pratima-by Chandra Kumar Agarwalla.
  • Purani Asamiya Sahitya-by Banikanta Kakati.
  • Rajasurya by Madhava Deva.
  • Ramayana (Ayodhya Kanda only)-by Madhava Kandali.
  • Rasakrida by Sankaradeva (From Kirtana Ghosa).
  • Samrat-by Navakanta Barua.

IAS aspirants who are targeting UPSC 2021 may check the linked article to refer to the civil services exam pattern, notifications and more.

You can also check the articles relevant to UPSC IAS exam preparation in the table below:

How Many Candidates Take Literature Optionals in UPSC Mains?
Pros and Cons of Taking Literature Optionals in UPSC
Maithili Literature Syllabus
NCERT Notes for UPSC


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