Sindhi Mains Syllabus

Sindhi Mains Syllabus:

Sindhi for the Civil Services Examination is written in both Devanagari and Persian scripts.

  • Paper I
  • Paper II
  • Paper I

    1. Origin & evolution of Sindhi Language- views of different scholars.
    2. Significant and linguistic features of Sindhi Language, including those pertaining to its Phonology, Morphology, and Syntax.
    3. Major dialects of the Sindhi Language.
    4. Sindhi Vocabulary- stages of its growth, including those in the pre-partition and post-partition periods.
    5. Historical study of various Writing Systems (Sindhi) of Sindhi.
    6. Changes in the structure of Sindhi Language in India, after partition, due to the influence of other languages and social conditions.
    1. Sindhi Literature through the ages in the context of the socio-cultural condition in the respective periods:
    2. Early medieval literature up to 1350 A.D. including Folk Literature.
    3. Late Medieval Period from 1350 A.D. to 1850 A.D.
    4. Renaissance Period from 1850 A.D. to 1947 A.D.
    5. Modern Period from 1947 onwards.
  • Paper-II

    References to context and critical appreciation of the texts included in this section.

    • (1) Poetry
      • a. "Shah lo Choond Shair": ed. H.I. Sadarangani, Published by Sahitya Akademi (First 100 Pages).
      • b. "Sachal fo Choond ICalam" : ed. Kalyan B. Advani Published by Sahitya Akademi (Kafis only).
      • c. "Sarni-a-JA Choond Sloka" : ed. B.H. Nagrani Published by Sahitya Akademi (First 100 pages).
      • d. "Shair-e-Bewas" • by Kishinchand Bewas("Saamoondi Sipoon" portion only).
      • e. "Roshan Chhanvro": Narayan Shyam.
      • f.  "Virhange Khapoi le Sindhi Shair jee Choond": ed. RI. Sadarangani, published by Sahitya Akademi
    • (2)Drama 
      • "Behtareen Sindhi Natak" (One-act Plays) : Edited by MI Carnal Published by Gujarat Sindhi Academy. 
      • "Kako Kaloomal" (Full-length Play ) : by Madan jumani.

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