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The Dept. of Sanskrit was started in the academic year 1993-94.Dr.B.S. Mahadevaiah has been working as Chairman of the Dept., Since the establishment of the Dept. Teaching, Research and Literary activities have been continuously organized from time to time. Dr.B.S.Mahadevaiah has successfully guided 09 Ph.D students and at present four students have been working under his guidance for doctoral degree.M.Phil programme was also started from the academic year 2006-07. With the collaboration of Sanskrita Bharati established at Bangalore, which is working for the promoting and propagating of Sanskrit, every year state level elocution competition and Sanskrit speaking courses are organized. The Dept. has established an excellent rapport with Sanskrit scholars of the two Sanskrit villages viz, Mattur and Hosahalli The Dept. has organized 03 Refresher courses for college teachers and different themes on different thrust areas have been selected for these three refresher courses. We are regularly conducting Special Lecturers, Seminars and Workshops by inviting scholars drawn from different areas of Specialisation. Thus the students were exposed to the inputs of the different scholars. These activities enable the students to active higher intellectual attainments. Thus the students are helped in every possible way to improve their communication, analytical and writing skills. We have been inviting visiting Professors under the UGC scheme in order to expose the students to the rich knowledge, experience and expertise of those scholars. Dr.B.S.Mahadevaiah participated in XI Sanskrit world conference held at Torino, Italy and presented a paper. He has been bestowed with State award and Vidyashankara award for his notable contribution to Sanskrit Language and Literature. Every year the Dept.is organizing educational tours to the students and during their tour, they are taken to different Universities and Research Institutions in order to have interaction with faculty members and students. Several prominent Sanskrit scholars have visited the Dept. and delivered elegant speeches to the faculty members and students to enrich their knowledge Dr.Veerendra Hegde, Dharmadhikari, Dharmastala has instituted Gold medal for highest scoring student at M.A. final year examination. In the name of Dr. K.Krishnamurthy, an outstanding Sanskrit scholar, Gold medal for the best thesis of the year in Sanskrit poetics has been instituted. The Dept. has imparted quality education to several post-graduate students, some of whom are now well placed in the state Govt. colleges, Research institutions and Universities in different parts of the country.
Name of the Department Department of Studies and Research in Sanskrit Year of Establishment 1993 Name of the Chairman(Incharge) Address of the Department Sahyadri College Campus B.H.Road,
Programmes Nature & Duration Eligibility Intake M.A., CBCS Under semester system,02 years Any degree with Sanskrit language 28 M.Phil., 01 year M.A. in Sanskrit 08 Ph.D., 02 years M.A. in Sanskrit 05+02 Syllabus
Sl.No. Name Qualification Designation Area of Specialisation 1 Dr. Shruthikeerthi M.A M.A.Ph.D Assistant Professor Poetics-Veda
Research Projects Sl.No. Title Funding Agency Principal Investigator Co-Investigator Amount Status Research Scholars Sl.No. Name Title of Thesis Research Type Guide
Workshops/Seminars/Conferences organized and Funding Agency : Title Level Year Funding Agency Seminar on the life and works of Kalidasa State 1994 UGC Seminar on the yajnavalkyasmrti State 1995 UGC Workshop on the Composition of poetry in Sanskrit State 1997 UGC Refresher course State 1997 UGC Refresher course State 1998 UGC Refresher course State 1998 UGC Workshop on the Mahakavyas State 1998 UGC Seminar on women in sanskrit literature National 2004 UGC Seminar on the Dramas of Bhasa State 2005 University Awards/Recognition/Achievements of Faculty : 01 State award has been conferred by the Govt. of Karnataka to Dr.B.S.Mahadevaiah for his notable contribution to the field of Sanskrit language and Literature in the year 2000. 02 Vidyashankara Award has been awarded to Dr.B.S.Mahadevaiah for his notable service rendered to Sanskrit language in 2005. 03 Dr.B.S.Mahadevaiah presented a paper at the XI world Sanskrit conference held at Torino in Italy on the topic entitled ?The Dramatic representations in Sanskrit kavyas in 2000. Future Expansions/Diversification Plans : Strengthening the Dept. in infrastructure further continuous efforts to impart quality education and to get recognition as a center of excellence in Smrti literature. Placements : Efforts will be made to enchance employability of the students. Achievements of the alumni : Department alumni are holding important positions in universities Research institutions and colleges else where in the country.