Department of Sanskrit


The Sanskrit Department has completed 55 years of establishment to promote Sanskrit language in the college successfully. The main objective of Sanskrit Department is to teach ancient Indian Culture, knowledge and scientific heritage till the modern era to develop students to be good citizens with high social and ethical values and to encourage students to pursue further studies and research in Sanskrit.

Teachers in the Department use innovative teaching methods like teaching through powerpoint presentations, interactive discussions in the classrooms etc. Department has an active “Gyan Vardhini Sabha” that organizes various co-curricular activities like Educational Trips, Shlokantakshri, Sanskrit Shlokavritti, Sanskrit Chitrakarma, Sanskrit prashnamanch, Sanskrit play, Alumni Meet from time to time.

The Department of Sanskrit organised a Sanskrit Sambhashan Workshop from 17 November to 3 December, 2020. It was a short term course in which students learned how to Communicate in Sanskrit. Through this workshop the students turned Sanskrit into a medium of communication and also developed their vocabulary.

The Sanskrit department also organised an online Inter-disciplinary Research Mentoring Programme on the theme 'Some Endangered Indian Festivals, Rituals, Traditions and their Importance' on February 17, 2021. This program was held in collaboration with the Punjabi and Urdu department where the students of these departments along with Sanskrit students presented their research papers.

An online Career Counselling Session was also organised by the Department of Sanskrit on March 5, 2021. The resource person of this programme was Prof. Girish Chandra Pant from Jamia Millia Islamia University. He enlightened the students with the ways of employment in a wide variety of fields through Sanskrit.

Peer-mentoring session was organised by the department of Sanskrit. In this session, Third year students guided their juniors in understanding some of the most crucial topics of Sanskrit.

The Sanskrit Department is aiming to outbid Sanskrit as a language among the students and will continue to do so in the coming decades.


  • B.A.(Honours) Sanskrit
  • AECC MIL Sanskrit A,B & C level
  • Papers in B.A. (Prog)

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Attendance Rules

The students are required to attend not less than 68% of the lectures during each semester in order to enable them to appear for university examinations.

Assessment Scheme

A continuous process of internal assessment takes place during each semester. The assessing procedures usually include written assignments, projects, house exam and presentations. Final examinations are held in the month of November and May.

It is mandatory for a student to secure minimum 40% marks in each theory paper during final examinations, 40% in the internal assessment for each semester, to pass the examination.