M.A. Sanskrit is a postgraduate degree program that focuses on the study of Sanskrit language, literature, and culture. Sanskrit, often referred to as the "language of the gods," is in fact the language of cultured civilization & it is one of the oldest languages in the world and holds great significance in Indian context of its history, religion, science and philosophy

The M.A. Sanskrit program offers students a comprehensive understanding of Sanskrit grammar, syntax, and vocabulary. Students also delve into the rich Sanskrit literature, including ancient texts such as the Vedas, Upanishads, Mahabharata, and Ramayana. Through the study of these texts, students gain insights into the religious, philosophical, and cultural aspects of ancient India.

The curriculum of the M.A. Sanskrit program typically includes courses on Sanskrit grammar, literature, linguistics, philosophy, and history. Students are encouraged to engage in critical analysis and interpretation of Sanskrit texts, enabling them to develop a deep understanding of the language and its nuances.

Upon completion of the M.A. Sanskrit program, graduates can pursue various career paths. They can work as Sanskrit teachers in schools and colleges, research scholars, translators, interpreters, or even pursue further studies in the field. Additionally, the knowledge and skills acquired during the program can be applied in fields such as archaeology, anthropology, linguistics, and religious studies.

Overall, the M.A. Sanskrit program provides students with a profound understanding of Sanskrit language, literature, and culture, allowing them to contribute to the preservation and promotion of this ancient language and its heritage.

Eligibility for Admission

Candidates for admissions to M.A. Sanskrit have passed in 10+2+3 Pattern (10th, 12th / PUC and UG) in Regular Mode.

Candidates should have the proficiency in Sanskrit like.

  • Kovida in either Samskruta Bharati or Bharatiya Vidhya Bhavan
  • Visakshana in Samskruta Bhasha Pracharini Sabha, Chittoor
  • Hindi Praveen
Duration of the Programme

The duration of the M.A. Sanskrit Programme is two years.

Medium of instruction

The medium of instruction for M.A. Sanskrit will be in English

Scheme of Study
I Year
Course CodeCourse NameCredits
SKT101Poetry Prose6
SKT102Drama Champu6
SKT103Poetics Prosody6
SKT104Scientific Literature6
SKT105Jyotir Vigyan 6
II Year
Course CodeCourse NameCredits
SKT201Early Texts, Gita and Upanishads6
SKT202Introduction to Yoga Sutra6
SKT204Advaita / Visishtadvaita / Dvaita6
SKT205Sriman Narayaneeyam 8
Fee Structure
DurationTuition FeeAdmission Fee
[One Time]
Exam FeesConvocation Fee
2 Year Rs 9,000/-
[Per Year]
Rs 1,000/- Fees Per Paper* Rs 1500/-

* Will be announced before the commencement of Examination