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 IAS Exam. Recent trends show that the success rate of Literature subjects is soaring with years.
Bodo is a relatively new addition to optional subject list of UPSC Mains, hence candidates should source Bodo study material from state textbooks of Assam, specifically from the Bodoland Autonomous Districts. They can also refer to sources from university syllabi of universities from north Assam, such as Bodoland University which have well-developed curricula on Bodo literature.
UPSC Bodo Literature Optional Books
Aspirants should analyze UPSC Bodo Literature Syllabus for IAS Mains. The optional subject has two parts: Paper-I and Paper-II.
IAS Bodo Literature Optional Booklist
Note: The paper-II will require first-hand reading of the texts prescribed and will be designed to test the critical ability of the candidates
The UPSC has mentioned given below texts for Bodo Literature Paper-II categorized as Section-A & Section-B:
Bodo Literature Texts for Section-A (Paper-II)
|Khonthai-Methai (Edited by Madaram Brahma & Rupnath Brahma)|
|Hathorkhi-Hala (Edited by Pramod Chandra Brahma)|
|Boroni Gudi Sibsa Arw Aroz: Madaram Brahma|
|Raja Nilambar: Dwarendra Nath Basumatary|
|Bibar (prose section) (Edited By Satish Chandra Basumatary)|
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Bodo Literature Texts for Section-B (Paper-II)
|Bibi Bithai (Aida Nwi) : Bihuram Boro|
|Radab : Samar Bhahma Chaudhury|
|Okhrang Gongse Nangou : Brajendra Kumar Brahma|
|Baisagu Arw Harimu : Laksheswar Brahma|
|Gwdan Boro : Manoranjan Lahary|
|Jujaini Or : Chittaranjan Muchahary|
|Mwihoor : Dharanidhar Wary|
|Hor Badi Khwmsi : Kamal Kumar Brahma|
|Jaolia Dewan : Mangal Singh Hozowary|
|Hagra Guduni Mwi : Nilkamal Brahma|
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