How To Study Kannada Literature For Upsc Optional Papers?

Is Kannada literature good for UPSC optional?

For aspirants with a keen interest in Kannada Literature, this is a very good choice of optional subject. It is a good scoring subject. Many toppers score 270–280 (at least 250+) which is very difficult in many other optionals.

Which is the best book for Kannada literature for UPSC?

Linguistic History of Kannada Language-M.H. Krishnaiah. Kannada Bhasha Shastra- R.Y. Dharwadkar. Kannada Sahitya Charitre- R.S. Mugali.

Can I write UPSC Kannada language?

Can we write the UPSC Exam in Kannada? Yes, definitely! Kannada is one of the official languages of India, included in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution of India. It is one of the optional languages offered by the UPSC In the Mains Examination.

Who cleared UPSC in Kannada language?

While he was undergoing training at Karnataka Police Academy, he cleared the civil services exam (UPSC) and was selected for I.A.S. which was his childhood dream. He also holds the distinction of being the 1st person in India to clear the IAS Exam in the Kannada Language.

Which optional has shortest syllabus?

Which UPSC Optional Subject has Smallest Syllabus? Philosophy has the shortest syllabus out of all of the optional subjects for the UPSC examination and is the reason for it is a popular choice amongst UPSC aspirants.

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Which optional subject is more scoring?

Based on the general trend, the subjects which have the potential to help you score about 330 marks in optional exams (with your immense dedication, ofcourse) are Mathematics, Anthropology, Sociology, any Literature, Public Administration and Geography.

Who is the father of Karnataka literature?

At the dawn of the 20th century, B. M. Srikantaiah (‘B. M. Sri’), regarded as the “Father of modern Kannada literature”, called for a new era of writing original works in modern Kannada while moving away from archaic Kannada forms.

Which is the first Kannada literature?

The earliest records in Kannada are inscriptions dating from the 6th century ad onward. The earliest literary work is the Kavirājamārga (c. ad 850), a treatise on poetics based on a Sanskrit model. Nearly all of the extant early texts in Kannada are poems on religious subjects written by Jaina authors.

Is Kannada important for IAS?

Kannada literature as an optional could be highly advantageous due to the low number of aspirants choosing the subject. There have been IAS toppers with Kannada optional in recent UPSC exams. However, a command over the language and reading all the books listed in the syllabus are very important for success.

Is IAS exam in Kannada medium?

See, UPSC IAS Prelims paper is an objective type paper so in that you have only English and Hindi as the languages but you can write the IAS Mains exam in Kannada as it is accepted by UPSC.