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Meghanida-Badha-Kavya, by M. Madhusudan Datta

-First two cantos.

Sitra-vanavasa (Revised edition), by Pandit Isvar Ch. Vidyasagar.

Bengali Vyakarana by Kaliprasanna Vidyaratna.


1. Gadharatnamala, by S. S. Bapat.

2. Morapanti Sabha Parva.

3. Nalopakhyan, by Mukteswar. (Vanaparbantargata) Nirnaya Sagar Press.

4. Kher's Marathi Grammar.


Karanghelo, by Nand Shankar.
Kavya Doha, one hundred pages.

Taylor's Guzrati Grammar.


Prabandhamala-Pages 1-115, by M. S. Rao.
Kavita-Sangraha-by Ram Narayan Rao.


Prose-Nitichendica Sandhi-by K. Veersalingam.
Poetry-Phaskarsata Kamu-The whole.


Poetry-Tamil Poetical Anthology-No. II, pages 15 to

the end.

Prose-The Panchatantra-Parts I, II, and III.



LA FONTAINE : Select Fables, by L. M. Moriarty (Macmillan).

SOUVESTRE: Un Philosophe sous les Toits.


Free-hand Drawing.-Light and shade, as in MACMILLAN'S Official Drawing Books Nos. 10, 14, 19.

Geometrical Drawing.-Geometrical Drawing for Arts students, by J. H. Morris, specially edited for Indian students by William Jesse, M.A., pp. 1 to 107 (omitting pp. 68 to 71).

Free-hand Model Drawing.-Rectilineal and curved forms in outline, and in addition simple every day objects, such as tables, trestles, surahis, etc.


Chain Surveying.

I. Measurement.-Structure and use of chains (Gunter's and 100-feet chains); point to be kept in view in chaining; the duties of the leader and the follower; rectangular and oblique offsets; use of offset rod (latha or gatha); erecting perpendiculars with the chain only; description and use of cross-staff and optical square; methods of overcoming obstacles in the chain line, such as building, tank, swamp, etc.; use of chain angles; chaining on a slope; finding distances of inaccessible points with the chain; keeping field-book; checking by tie-lines; liability to error in chain; provision for error of chain; maximum error allowed in lineal measurement; testing chain's length by standard measuring-rods.

II. Plotting.-Plotting to scale; conventional representations of ground and of objects on the ground; construction and use of simple and diagonal scale; use of compasses and parallel rulers; representative fractions; copying and reduction of plans by squares.

III. Finding areas.-Rules of mensuration; use of area comb (talc square).


First Book on Agriculture, by C. BENSON (Macmillan & Co.)



There will be one paper in Prose, set from the prescribed course; and a second paper will be set half from the Poetry course and half from Unseen Passages; and a third paper will be in Translation from a Vernacular into English. The translation to be as literal as is compatible with correctness of idiom and expression. English Composition will be substituted for Translation in the case of any candidate whose mother-tongue is English.

TENNYSON: The Passing of Arthur.

MATTHEW ARNOLD: Sohrab and Rustum.

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FROUDE'S English Seamen in the 16th Century-
or BLACKIE's Self-culture.

NOTE.-Grammatical questions will be asked, including Parsing, Analysis, the Sequence of Tenses, and conversion of the Direct and Indirect Forms of Speech.


(a) Sanskrit.

Raghuvansa-Cantos I and II.

Kshemendra's Avadana-Kalpa-lata--Avadana III (as contained in Bibliotheca Indica, Vol. I, Fasc. II.)

Sanskrit Grammar for Beginners by Macdonell (Longmans, Green & Co.)

Apte's Guide to Sanskrit Composition (including illustrative sentences printed in larger type).

NOTE.-Sanskrit must be written in the Devanagri character.

(b) Arabic.

Shams ul ulama M. Syyad Amjad Ali, M.A.: Selections in Arabic Prose and Verse (New Selections).

(c) Persian with Arabic.

Intermediate Course of Persian with Arabic, by Shamsul-ulama M. Syyad Amjad Ali, M.A.

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Either English History, viz., "A Student's History of England" by Gardiner, or

Ancient History, viz. :—

MERIVALE AND PULLER : School History of Rome (Longmans, Green & Co.)

C. A. FYFFE: Greece (History Primer).


The following Syllabus is prescribed :

First Principles and Laws of Thought; Logical use of Language, Terms, Categories and Predicables; Formal Division and Definition: Propositions and their Import; Forms of Immediate Inference: Syllogism and other varieties of Formal Reasoning; Fallacies; Functions of Syllogism; Trains of Reasoning; Demonstration and Necessary Truth.


There will be two papers in Mathematics, one paper in Algebra and Trigonometry, and a second in the Geometry of Conics and Solids and the elements of Co-ordinate Geometry.

The course shall be as follows:

(1) Algebra.-Quadratic equations involving two or more unknown quantities, the theory of quadratic equations and of expressions of any degree, Imaginary Expressions, Arithmetical, Geometrical and Harmonical Progressions, Permutation and Combination, Binomial and Exponential Theorems, Properties of Logarithms and easy Deter


(2) Trigonometry-Including Solution of Triangles, De Moivre's Theorem, Expansion of Sine and Cosine with their exponential values.

(3) Geometry of Conic Sections.—The properties of the Parabola, Ellipse and Hyperbola treated geometrically. (4) Geometry of Solids.-As in Hall and Stevens, Part


The use of Trigonometry and Logarithms shall be permitted in solving numerical examples.

(5) Co-ordinate Geometry. The properties of the straight line and circle treated by rectangular and polar co-ordinates and the simplest equations of the parabola, ellipse and hyperbola.


The following Syllabus is prescribed :Syllabus

Measurements of length, area and volume.

Comparison of weights. The balance. Methods of weighing. Mass. Density. Density relative to water. Buoyancy of liquids. Pressure at any point of a liquid. Pressure of a gas. BOYLE'S LAW. Atmospheric pressure. Barometer. Water-pump. Air-pump. U-tube manometer. Siphon.

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