Bodo Mains Syllabus:
Answers must be written in Bodo
Paper I: History of Bodo Language & Literature
History of Bodo Language
Homeland, language family, its present status, and its mutual contact with the Assamese.
(a) Phonemes: Vowel and Consonant Phonemes (b) Tones.
Morphology: Gender, Case & Case endings, Plural suffix, Definitives, Verbal suffix. Vocabulary and its sources.
Syntax: Types of sentences, Word Order.
History of Scripts used in writing Bodo Language since inception.
History of Bodo Literature
General introduction of Bodo folk literature.
Contribution of the Missionaries.
Periodization of Bodo Literature.
Critical analysis of different genres (Poetry, Novel, Short Story, and Drama.
Translation of Literature.
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).
Gibi Bithai (Aida Nwi): Bihuram Boro
Radab : Samar Brahma 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.