M.A. – Sanskrit

Course Details

  • The Sanskrit Department plays a crucial role in living up to the university’s beliefs of combining ethics and modern education.
  • Students are taught to read and write in the Devanagari script, thus enhancing their skills in making digital posters, composing poems and writing theatre scripts in Sanskrit.
  • The well- balanced practical and theory sessions of the course provide vast possibilities for students to dive deep into the field of research in Sanskrit, both nationally and internationally.
  • The students are not just confined to translating literature but can massively contribute in the fields of music, mass media, tourism, and teaching.

Capstone Initiatives

  • Actively involving students in scripting the ‘Natya’ (Sanskrit drama) which is an interdisciplinary activity that also adds value to the students’ degrees.
  • Get first-hand exposure to teaching the Vedas to boys at the Gurukul located within the campus premises preparing them, in turn, to fulfill their civic and cultural responsibilities.

Course Features

  • One of the most holistically sound curriculums in the county.
  • In their third semester, students can choose to specialize in either ‘Sahitya’ or ‘Vyakaran’.
  • Apart from their regular subjects, students also pursue short-term courses such as English Communication in their second semester and Yoga in their fourth semester.
  • Not only do students write all their papers in Sanskrit, but the classes are also conducted in Sanskrit.
  • Classroom coaching, expert guidance and additional assignments provided on campus facilitate students to qualify the UGC-NET.
M.A (Sanskrit)

02 Years full time

2019-20 Entry

25 Seats

Graduation or equivalent in any stream*


Tuition fee per semester**

* It is your responsibility to ascertain that you possess the requisite qualification for admission.
**There will be a separate admission fee, examination fee, caution
deposit etc in addition to the tuition fee.
Semester I
  1. Vedic Texts – I
  2. Grammar and linguistics – I
  3. Elements of darsana – I
  4. Prose, poetry and drama – I
  5. History of Sanskrit literature – I
Semester II
  1. Vedic texts – II
  2. Grammar and linguistics – II
  3. Elements of darsana – II
  4. Prose, poetry and drama – II
  5. History of Sanskrit literature – II
  6. English communication
  7. Human values and professional
    ethics – I (paper offered to other
    departments according to CBCS)

Semester III

For Vyakarana Specialization

  1. Vaiyakarana siddhanta kaumudi – I
  2. Mahabhashya
  3. Vyakarana darshana – I
  4. Vedic prakriya-i
  5. Kashika
  6. History of Sanskrit grammar

For Sahitya Specialization

  1. Padya – I
  2. Gadyatathachampu – I
  3. Rupaka – I
  4. Kavyashastra – I
  5. Kavyatatvavimarsha
  6. Visheshkavi – Kalidas
Semester IV

For Vyakarana Specialization

  1. Vaiyakarana siddhanta kaumudi – II
  2. Chhanda
  3. Vyakarana darshana – II
  4. Vedic prakriya – II
  5. Laghushodh prabandh
  6. Elective – Yoga

For Sahitya Specialization

  1. Padya II
  2. Gadyatathachampu II
  3. Rupaka II
  4. Kavyashastra II
  5. Laghushodhprabandh
  6. Elective – Yoga