N.B. All answers must be written in Pali language in Devanagari or Roman Script.
Origin and Homeland of Pali and its characteristics.
2. Pali Grammar
Buddho, Bhikkhu, Samanero, Sattha, Dhammo, Lataya, Purisanam, Tumhe, Amhebhi, Munina, Rattisu, Phalaya, Atthisu, Rannam, Sangho.
3.Translation of two Pali unseen passages into English.
4. Essays consisting of 300 words on any one of the following:
5. Summary of Pali passages.
6. Explanation of Pali verses in Pali.
7. The meaning of following indeclinables (Abyaya and Nipata) and their use in candidates’ own Pali sentences:
There will be two compulsory questions, which must be answered in Pali Languege in Devanagari or Roman Script. The remaining questions must be attempted either in Pali or in the medium of examination opted by the candidate.
Mahavagga, Cullavagga, Patimokkha, Digha-Nikaya, Dhammapada, Jataka, Theragatha, Therigatha,Dipavamsa, Mahavamsa, Dathavamsa, Sasanavamsa, Milindapanha, Petakopadesa, Nettippa-karana, Buddhadatta, Buddhaghosa and Dhammapala.
1. Textual questions, critical comments and annotated translations would be asked from the following prescribed texts :
2. Short Notes on Buddhist concepts dealt within the prescribed texts.
3. Explanation of Pali Verses from the prescribed texts.
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