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Will you please share the BA III year Syllabus of Panjab University, Chandigarh (PUC)????

Panjab University is a public state university located in Chandigarh, Union Territory. It has 188 affiliated colleges spread over Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Chandigarh & Regional Centres at Muktsar, Ludhiana and Hoshiarpur.

B.A. (General) Third Year Examination Syllabus

English –


1. Reference to context from Poetry (1 out of 2) 10 marks
2. Reference to context from Play (1 out of 2) 10 marks
3. Question from Poetry Section (with internal choice) 10 marks
4. Question from Play (with internal choice) 15 marks

1. Essay (Social & Current topics) 10 marks
2. Precis (250 to 300 words) 10 marks
3. Idioms into sentences (5 out of 8) 5 marks
4. Pairs of words (5 out of 8) 5 marks
5. Correction of sentences (5 out of 8) 5 marks
6. One word substitutes (5 out of 8) 5 marks
7. Antonyms (5 out of 8) 5 marks

1. The syllabus has been divided into four units.
There shall be 9 questions in all. The first question is compulsory and shall be short answer type
containing 15 short answer type questions, spread over the whole syllabus to be answered in about 25
to 30 words each. The candidates are required to attempt any 9 short answer type questions carrying
18 marks i.e. 2 marks of each. Rest of the paper shall contain 4 units. Each unit shall have two essay
type questions and the candidate shall be given internal choice of attempting one question from each
Unit – 4 in all. Each question will carry 18 marks.
2. For private candidates, who have not been assessed earlier for internal assessment, the marks secured
by them in theory paper will proportionately be increased to maximum marks of the paper in lieu of
internal assessment.

The paper setter must put note (2) in the question paper.
Objectives : To introduce the students to the history of Punjab and culture in modern times.
Pedagogy : Lectures, library work and discussions.
1. Main features of the early British administration.
2. British policy towards the army, agriculture, industry, trade and commerce.
3. Spread of modern education at primary, secondary and higher levels.

4. The foundation, programme and impact of the socio-religious reform movements : Arya Samaj,
Singh Sabhas, Ahmadiyas.
5. Contribution to the growth of political consciousness by the Namdhari movement, uprising of
1907 and Ghadar movement.
Max. Marks : 100
Theory : 90 marks
Internal Assessment : 10 marks
Time : 3 hours
6. Contribution to the freedom struggle with special reference to the Gurdwara Reform Movement,
Jallianwala Bagh, Bhagat Singh, Non-cooperation and Civil Disobedience.

7. Significant developments leading to independence and partition.
8. Rebuilding of social and economic life after partition.
9. The main stages in the movement for the Punjabi Speaking State; Reorganisation Act of 1966.

10. New trends in Social life : Gender discrimination; emigration from Punjab.
11. New trends in Economic life : Modernisation of agriculture; land reforms.
12. Development of Punjabi literature with special reference to prose, poetry and drama.

Suggested Readings :
1. Fauja Singh (ed.) : History and Culture of the Punjab, Part II, Publication Bureau, Punjabi
University, Patiala, 1987.
N.B. : The required detail and depth would conform to the treatment of the subject in the above survey. It
would also form the basis for one to two sentence answer questions.
2. Fauja Singh : Freedom Struggle in the Punjab, Punjabi University, Patiala, 1974.
3. J.S. Grewal : The Sikhs of the Punjab, The New Cambridge History of India, Orient
Longman, 1990, Foundation Books, New Delhi, 1994.
4. Khushwant Singh : A History of the Sikhs, Vol. II, 1839-1988, Oxford University Press, Delhi,
5. Satya, M. Rai : Heroic Tradition in the Punjab, 1900-1947, Punjabi University, Patiala,
6. P.N. Chopra, B.N.
Puri and M.N. Das
: A Social, Cultural & Economic History of India, Vol. III, Macmillan, Delhi,
7. K.C. Yadav and
S.M. Fogat
: Haryana Aitihasik Simhavalokan (Hindi), Haryana Sahitya Akademy,
Chandigarh, 1991.
8. R.S. Johar, and J.S.
: Studies in Punjab Economy, GNDU, Amritsar, 1983.
9. Monica Das Gupta,
T.N. Krishna &
Lincon C. Chen
: Women’s Health in India, Risk and Vulnerability, Oxford, OUP, 1998.

ENGLISH (Elective)
Paper –A
1. The following topics from W.H. Hudson’s Introduction to the Study of English Literature and M.H.
Abram’s A Glossary of Literary Terms :
Tragedy, Comedy, Tragi-Comedy, Comedy of Humours, Melodrama, Romantic Comedy, Miracle
and Morality Plays, Farce, Historical Play, Closet Drama, Drama of Ideas, Revenge Tragedy, Theatre
of the Absurd, Modernism, Dramatic Irony, Characterization, Masque, Mime, Ballet, Dialogue,
Exposition, Climax, Denoument, Catastrophe, Three Unities, Soliloquy, Tragic Hero, Catharsis,
Hamartia, Chorus.
2. An Anthology of Poetry and Prose from Renaissance to Modern, Eds. Mutatkar and Sharma
(Macmillan, Chennai).
3. A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare.
Testing :
1. One question on short notes from No. 1 (5 out of 8 notes to be attempted) 5 X 3 = 15 marks
2. Reference to the context covering Nos. 2 and 3. Students will be required to
attempt two passages from No. 2 and one from No. 3. 6+6+8 = 20 marks
3. Two out of four questions to be attempted from Poetry 20 marks
4. Two out of four questions to be attempted from Prose 20 marks
5. One essay-type question from No. 3 (Play) 15 marks
Note : All questions will have an internal choice.
Max. Marks : 100
Theory : 90 marks
Internal Assessment : 10 marks
Time : 3 hours

1. Essay Writing (one out of five in about 350-450 words) on Social Issues, Current
Affairs and Reflective Type.
20 marks
2. Précis Writing (A Passage of 250-300 words)
15 marks
3. *Translation from Hindi/Punjabi into English
15 marks

4. Applied Grammar :
(a) One word for many and their use in sentences.
(b) Word formation and their use in sentences.
Form Nouns from ______________
Form Adjectives from ___________
Form Verbs from _______________
(c) Idioms.
(d) Pairs of words to be used in sentences (e.g. alter, altar; complement, compliment
etc.) (Choice to the extent of 30 % will be given in this question)
10 × 4 = 40 marks

Rest of the Syllabus is attached in below file which is free of cost

Panjab University
Sector 14, Chandigarh, 160014 ‎
0172 253 4818


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