a) The coming of the Aryans in India, Development of the Indo-Aryan three stages- Old Indo Aryan (OIA), Middle Indo Aryan (MIA) and New Indo-Aryan (NIA), Grouping of the New Indo-Aryan languages, Western Hindi and its dialects, Khari Boli, Braj Bhasha and Haryanavi Relationship of Urdu to Khadi, Perso, Arabic
elements in Urdu. Development of Urdu from 1290 to 1800 in the North and 1400 to 1700 in the Deccan.
b) Significant features of Urdu Phonology, Morphology Syntax, Perso, Arabic elements in its phonology, Morphology and syntax, its vocabulary.
c) Dakhani Urdu, its origin and development and its significant Linguistic features.
d) The Significant features of the Dakhani Urdu literature (1450-1700), The two classical backgrounds of Urdu Literature, Perso -Arabic and Indian - Masnavi, Indian tales, the influence of the West on Urdu Literature, Classicial genres, Ghazal, Maticism - Quasida, Rubai-Qitta, Prose, Fiction, Modem Geares, Blank
verse, Free verz, Novel, Short Stories, Drama-Literary criticism and Essay.
This paper will require first hand reading of the texts prescribed and will be designed to test the candidate's critical ability.
1. Mir Amman Bagh-O-Bahar
2. Ghalib Khatut-c-Ghalib (Anjuman Tarraque-e-Urdu)
3. Hali Muqaddama-e-Shor-O-Shairi
4. Ruswa Umra-O-Jan Ada
5. Prem-Chand Wardat
6. Abdul Kalam Azad, Ghubar-e-Khatur
7. Imtiaz Ali Taj Anar Kali ‘
8. Mir Intikhab-e-Kalam-e-Mir (Ed. Abdual Haq)
9. Sauda Hasaid (including Hajwaiyat)
10. Ghalib Diwan-e-Ghalib
11. Iqbai Bal-a-Gibrail
12. Josh Nalihabadi, Saif-O-subu
13. Firaq Gorakhpuri, Ruhe-e-Kainat
14. Faiz Kalam-e-Faiz (complete)