Konkani Mains Syllabus

Konkani Mains Syllabus

Konkani Mains Syllabus

All the answers must be written in Konkani Language.

  • Paper I
  • Paper-II

Paper I

Section A: A History of the Konkani Language

  1. Origin & Development of the Language and influences on it.
  2. Major variants of Konkani and their linguistic features.
  3. Grammatical and lexicographic work in Konkani, including a study of cases, adverbs, indeclinables and voices.
  4. Old standard Konkani, New Standard, and standardization problems.


Section B: History of Konkani Literature


  1. History of Konkani literature from its probable source to the present times, with emphasis on its major works, writers, and movements.
  2. The social and cultural background of the making of Konkani literature from time to time.
  3. Indian & Western influences on Konkani literature, from the earliest to modern times.
  4. Modern Literary trends in the various genres and regions including a study of Konkani folklore.



  1. a) Konkani Mansagangotri (excluding Poetry) ed. By Prof. Olivinho Gomes.
  2. b) Old Konkani Language & Literature- the Portuguese Role.
  3. a) Otomo Denvcharak- a novel by A.V. da Cruz.
  4. b) Vadoll ani Varem- a novel by Antonia Pereira.
  5. c) Devache Kurpen- a novel by V.J.P. Saldanha
  6. a) Vajralikhani- Shenoy Goem-bab-an anthology-ed. by Shantaram Varde Valavalikar.
  7. b) Konkani Lalit Niband-Essays-ed. By Shyam Verenkar.
  8. c) Teen Dasakam-an anthology-ed. By Chandrakant Keni.
  9. a) Demand-Drama-by Pundalik Naik.
  10. b) Kadambini: A Miscellany of Modern Prose-ed. By Prof. O.J.F. Gomes and Smt. PS Tadkodkar.
  11. c) Ratha Tujeo Ghudieo-by Smt Jayanti Naik


  1. a) Ev Ani Mori: Poetry by Eduardo Bruno de Souza.
  2. b) Abravanchem Yadnyadan- by Lois Mascarenhas.


  1. a) Godde Ramayana-ed. By R.K. Rao.
  2. b) Ratnakar I & II-collection of poems-ed. by R.V. Pandit.
  3. a) Zayo Zuyo-poems-Manohar L. Sardessai
  4. b) Kanadi Mati Konkani Kavi-anthology of poems-ed. Pratap Naik.
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