Manipuri Mains Syllabus

Manipuri Mains Syllabus:

  • Paper I
  • Paper II
  • Paper I

    Section A: Language

    1. General characteristic of Manipuri Language & History of its development; its importance and status among the Tibeto-Burman Languages of North-East India; recent development in the study of Manipuri language; evolution and study of old Manipuri script.
    2. Significant Language of Manipuri Language:
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      • Phonology: Phoneme-vowels, consonants juncture, tone, consonant cluster, and its occurrence, syllable- its structure, pattern, and types.
    • Morphology: Word-Class, root and its types; affix and its types, grammatical categories- gender, number, person, case, tense and aspects, the process of compounding (samas & sandhi).
    • Syntax: Word Order; Types of sentences, phrase, and clause structures.

    Section B: Literary History of Manipuri:

    Early Period (up to 17th century)- Social & Cultural Background; Themes, dictionary, and style of the works.

    Medieval Period (18th & 19th Century)- Social, Religious, and political background; Themes, dictionary, and style of the works.

    Modern Period- Growth of major literary forms, change of themes, diction, and style.

    • Manipuri Folk Literature:

    Legend, Folktale, Folksong, Ballaad, Proverb & Riddle.

    • Aspects of Manipuri Culture:

    Pre-Hindu Manipuri Faith; Advent of the Hinduism and the process of syncretism.

    Performing Art- Lai Haraoba, Maha Ras

    Indigenous Games- Sagol Kangjei, Khong Kangjei, Kang.

     

     

Paper-II

 Section A

A- Old Manipuri Literature:

  1. O. Bhogeshwar Singh (ed.): Numit Kappa
  2. M. Gaurachandra Singh (ed.): Thawanthaba Hiran
  3. N. Khelchandra Singh (ed.): Naothingkhong Phambal Khaba
  4. M. Chandra Singh (ed.): Panthoibi Khongul
  1. Medieval Manipuri Literature:
  1. N. Chandra Singh (ed.): Samsok Ngamba
  2. R.K. Snahal Singh (ed.): Ramayana Adi Kanda
  3. N. Khelchandra Singh (ed.): Dhanjoy Laibu Ningba
  4. O. Bhogeshwar Singh (ed.): Chandrakirti Jila Changba

Section B: Modern Manipuri Literature

  • Poetry & Epic
  • Poetry

a). Manipuri Sheireng (Pub) Manipuri Sahitya Parishad, (1998 ed.)

Kh. Chauba Singh: Pi Thadoi, Lamgi Cheklaamda, Loktak

Dr. L. Kamla Singh: Nirjanata, Nirab Rajani

  1. Minaketan Singh: Kamalda, Nonggumlalkkhoda
  1. Samarendra Singh: Ingagi Nong, mamang Leikai Thambal Satle
  2. Nilakanta Singh: Manipur, Lamangnaba

Shri Biren: Tangkhil Hui

Th. Ibopishak: Norok Patal Prithvi

b). Kanchi Sheireng. (Pub) Manipur University 1998 (ed.)

Dr. L. Kamal Singh: Biswa-Prem

Shri Biren: Chaphadraba Laigi Yen

Th. Ibopishak: Norok Patal Prithvi

(II). Epic:

  1. A. Dorendrajit Singh: Kansa Bodh
  2. H. Anganghal Singh: Khamba-Thoibi Sheireng (San-Senba, Lei Lengba, Shamu Khonggi Bichar)

(III). Drama:

a.

  1. S. Lalit Singh: Areppa Marup
  2. GC. Tongbra: Matric Pass
  3. A. Samarendra: Judge Saheb ki Imung
  1. Novel, Short Story & Prose

(I). Novel

  1. Dr. L. Kamal Singh: Madhabi
  2. H. Anghanghal Singh: jahera
  3. H. Guno Singh: Laman
  4. Pacha Meetei: Imphal Amasung, Magilshing, Nungshitki Phibam

(II). Short Story

  • Kanchi Warimacha (Pub) Manipur University 1997 (ed.)
  1. Shitaljit Singh: Kamala Kamala
  2. Binodini: Eigi Thahoudraba Heituplalu

Kh. Prakash: Wanom Shareng

  • Parishadki Khangatlaba Warimacha (Pub) Manipuri Sahitya Parishad 1998 (ed.)
  1. Nilbir Shastri: Loukhatpa

R.K. Elangba: Karinunggi

  • Anouba Manipuri Warimcha (Pub) The Cultural Forum Manipur 1992 (ed.)
  1. Konjamohon Singh: Ijat Tanba
  2. Dhinamani: Nongthak Khongnang

(III). Prose

  1. Warenggi Saklon [Due Part] (Pub) The Cultural Forum Manipur 1992 (ed.)

Kh. Chaoba Singh: Khamba-Thoibigi Wariamasung Mahakavya

  • Kanchi Wareng (Pub), Manipur University, 1998 (ed.)
  1. Manisana Shatri: Phajaba

Ch. Manihar Singh: Lai Haraoba 

  • Apunba Wareng (Pub),  Manipur University, 1986 (ed.)

Ch. Pishak Singh: Samaj Amasang Sanskriti  

M.K. Binodini: Thoibidu Warouhouida

Eric Newton: Kalagi Mahousa (translated by I.R. Babu)

  1. Manipuri Wareng (Pub), The Cultural Forum Manipur 1999 (ed.)
  2. S. Krishnamohan Singh: Lan