The optional subject is an important part of UPSC IAS Mains Examination. It has a great role in deciding the fate of the UPSC aspirants in UPSC IAS Exam. UPSC IAS Exam is conducted in three phases- UPSC Prelims, Mains and Interview. UPSC has released the notification for UPSC 2017 IAS Exam and dates for Prelims as well as mains examination. Urdu literature is an optional subject for UPSC IAS Mains. If you want to take Urdu as your optional for IAS mains exam, take it since you need to take it, not on the grounds that it looks awesome from outside.
Urdu optional for UPSC IAS Mains
Urdu is an optional subject in the UPSC Civil Services examination. The syllabus of Urdu optional for UPSC IAS Mains exam includes genesis of language, criticisms and plethora of literature pieces. If the candidates have a good idea about the syntax and grammar along with literature one can opt this as their optional. Also, an aspirants can choose the Urdu language as optional if they have done graduation in the language. The dearth of study material and vastness of language are the major challenges in this optional subjects.
Here we are giving a complete list of books needed for Urdu optional which will help the UPSC aspirants in their preparation.
Books for Urdu language optional for UPSC IAS Mains
- Ansaf-e-SuKhan aur Sher Haiyyaten – Shamian Ahmed
- Mokqadwa; Tarikh-e-Zuban-e-Urdu – Prof. Maswood Husain Khan
- Urdu Adab Ki Tarikh – Noorul Hasan Naqvi
- Urdu ki Lisani Tashkil – Mirza Khalil Ahmad Beg
- Urdu Nasr ka Tauqidi Mutala – Suenbul Nigar
- Urdu Shairi ka Tauqidi Mutala – Suenbul Nigar