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  •         The Dept. of Sanskrit was started in the academic year 1993-94. Dr.Shruthikeerthi M.A 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 acheive 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)
    Dr.Shruthikeerthi M.A
    Address of the Department Sahyadri College Campus B.H.Road,
    e-mail: sanskrit@kuvempu.ac.in
  • 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
  • Sl.No. Name Qualification Designation Area  of  Specialisation
    1 Dr. Shruthikeerthi M.A M.A.Ph.D Assistant Professor Poetics-Veda
    2 Mr. H.V.Kashianth Shastry Please Provide Please Provide Guest Lecturer Please Provide
    3 Mr. Shobha G Bhat Please Provide Please Provide Guest Lecturer Please Provide
    4 Mr. Smt. Savitha N. Please Provide Please Provide Guest Lecturer Please Provide
  • Research Projects
    Sl.No. Title Funding Agency Principal Investigator Co-Investigator Amount Status
    Research Scholars
    Sl.No. Faculty Name of the Supervisor Name of the Ph.D. Scholar with Aadhaar number/Photo ID Mode of Ph.D. Registration Number Date of Registration Research Topic Likely date of completion of Ph.D Availing Fellowship Funding Agency of Fellowship
  • 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.