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.
Santhali Literature or Santali is an optional subject in the UPSC Civil Services examination. The language is used in Chattisgarh, Jharkhand, Bihar, Assam, West Bengal, Odisha, Tripura and Mizoram. Included in the eighth schedule of the Constitution of India, Santhali is one of the 22 official languages of India. UPSC Mains includes Santali literature as one of the optional subjects.
UPSC has mentioned the reading of a few texts for Santhali Literature papers for civil service examination.
UPSC Santhali Literature Optional Books
Aspirants should analyze UPSC Santhali Literature Syllabus for IAS Mains. The optional subject has two parts: Paper-I and Paper-II.
IAS Santhali 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 Santhali Literature Paper-II categorized as Section-A & Section-B:
All the aspirants who are going to sit for UPSC 2020, may check the linked article to align their preparation as per the syllabus, exam pattern and more.
UPSC Santhali Literature Booklist:- Download PDF Here
You can also check the articles relevant to UPSC IAS exam preparation in the table below: