Important books for Gujarati Literature optional for UPSC IAS Mains

Gujarati literature books for UPSC/UPSC Gujarati literature books

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 UPSC IAS Exam. Recent trends show that success rate of Literature subjects are nearly high as compared to other subjects.

Gujarati is an optional subject in the UPSC Civil Services examination. It is an Indo-Aryan language native. Candidates are supposed to write answers in Gujarati. The syllabus of Gujarati literature optional is well defined. This carefully outlined syllabus is the principle fascination of this optional subject. If the aspirants have great clout in framing the Gujarati dialect, then they can pick Gujarati as their optional subject.

Aspirants should analyze the syllabus of Gujarati literature optional for UPSC IAS Mains. The optional subject has two part- Paper-I and Paper- II. Section A in Gujarati optional deals with the Gujarati Language its Formation, Literary Forms and History,  various Sahitya Swarup, etc

Read on for the complete book list for Gujarati optional subject. This will help your UPSC Mains preparation. 

Books for Gujarati literature optional Paper 1

  • Arvachin Gujarati Sahitya ni Vikas Rekha (Adhunik ane Aadhunik pravaho)
  • Bhasha parichay and Gujarati bhasha nu swarup- Jayant Kothari
  • Bhasha Vigyan- Jayant Kothari
  • History of Gujarati Literature- Dhirubhai Thakar
  • Loksahitya- Pamphlets
  • Madhyakalin Gujarati Literature- Vasuben Trivedi book
  • Madhyakalin Gujarati Sahitya No Itihas- Dr. Ramesh M
  • Sattar sahitya swarup- Prasad Brahmbhatt

Books for Gujarati literature optional Paper II

  • AkheGeeta – Akho
  • Ashwatthama – Sitanshu Yashaschandra
  • Chandra-Chandrawati ni varta – Shamal
  • Dhvani – Rajendra Shah
  • Farbas Virah – DalpatRam
  • Hind Swaraj – Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
  • Janantike – Suresh Joshi
  • Kaavya ni Shakti – RamNarayan Vishvanath Pathak
  • Kadambari – Balan
  • Manvi ni Bhavai – Pannalal Patel
  • Mari Hakikat – Narmadashankar Dave
  • Patan ni Prabhuta – Kanaiyalal Munshi
  • Purvalap – ‘Kant’ ManiShankar Ratnaji Bhatt
  • Rai no Parvat – Ramanbhai Nilkanth
  • Saptapadi – UmaShankar Joshi
  • Saraswatichandra (Part – 1) – GovardhanRam Tripathi
  • Saurashtra ni Rasdhar (Part – 1) – Zaverchand Meghani
  • Sudama Charitra – Premanand
  • Vasant Vilas Fagu – AgyanKruti

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