Sindhi Mains Syllabus:
Sindhi for the Civil Services Examination is written in both Devanagari and Persian scripts.
- Origin & evolution of Sindhi Language- views of different scholars.
- Significant and linguistic features of Sindhi Language, including those pertaining to its Phonology, Morphology, and Syntax.
- Major dialects of the Sindhi Language.
- Sindhi Vocabulary- stages of its growth, including those in the pre-partition and post-partition periods.
- Historical study of various Writing Systems (Sindhi) of Sindhi.
- Changes in the structure of Sindhi Language in India, after partition, due to the influence of other languages and social conditions.
- Sindhi Literature through the ages in the context of the socio-cultural condition in the respective periods:
- Early medieval literature up to 1350 A.D. including Folk Literature.
- Late Medieval Period from 1350 A.D. to 1850 A.D.
- Renaissance Period from 1850 A.D. to 1947 A.D.
- Modern Period from 1947 onwards.
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
- "Behtareen Sindhi Natak" (One-act Plays) : Edited by MI Carnal Published by Gujarat Sindhi Academy.
- "Kako Kaloomal" (Full-length Play ) : by Madan jumani.
- (1) Poetry