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Sanskrit department is one of the oldest department of this heritage institution. Since 2006 for a long period of time the department was credited as the only center for Postgraduate studies in Sanskrit in the wide region of North Bengal.

Both the UG and PG syllabus’ offer a wide variety of Kāvya literature, different genre of Sanskrit Śāstra, various branches of Scientific and Technical literature. Considering the need of current times , the Undergraduate course also offers Elective Courses like Environmental Awareness in Sanskrit Literature, Art of Balanced Living or Skill Enhancement Course (SEC) like Communicative Sanskrit. The whole journey helps the learners to enhance the language proficiency also. In Postgraduate course Modern Sanskrit Literature and Western Aesthetics are incorporated with the traditional field of knowledge to make students aware of the holistic and interdisciplinary approach of Sanskrit literature. Research article writing, acquiring the brief concept of research methodology, preparation and verbal presentation of the Dissertation paper are also a part of the Postgraduate course which enhance the basic knowledge about the research works.

Henceforth the subject offers a wide range of job opportunity in the domains of academics and administration. The subject also opens up the opportunities in Sanskrit-allied areas like Computational Linguistics, Yoga training, Ayurveda, Architecture etc.


Sl No. Name Designation
1 Dr. Shankar Chatterjee Associate Professor
2 Dr. Amrita Ghosh Assistant Professor
3 Dr. Kalyan Panda Assistant Professor
4 Arup Das Assistant Professor
5 Durbadal Mandal Assistant Professor
6 Runa Debnath Sarkar Assistant Professor
7 Dr. Rahul Gazi Assistant Professor


Have a glimpse of our vibrant academic culture:

  • One Day National Level Webinar (29.06.2021) on Samskrite Smritisahityayoh Adhunikopayogah

    Dr. Arun Ranjan Mishra, Professor and Former Head, Dept. of Sanskrit, Pali & Prakrit, Visva-Bharati
    Prof. B. K. Swain, Former Professor and Head, Dept. of Dharmashastra, Sri Jagannatha University.

  • One Day State Level Webinar (25.6.2021) on Tarkasamgrahasya Kinchidduruhasthalapariskarah

    Dr. Sheikh Sabir Ali, Assistant Professor, Department of Sanskrit, West Bengal State University, Barasat.

  • Three Days Online Lecture Series (02.09.2020-04.09.2020) on Natyashastre Rasatattvam

    Prof. Gopalchandra Mishra,, Dept. of Sanskrit, Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata & Former Vice-Chancellor, Gour Banga University, Malda

  • Gourinath Shastri Memorial Lecture (05.10.2018) on Bharatiya Darshane Muktitattvam

    Prof. Sanghamitra Sengupta, Former Professor, Department of Sanskrit, Calcutta University, Kolkata

  • Special Lectures on Dhvanyaloka and Paninian Grammar (2018)

    Mr. Soumyajit Sen, DR. Abhijit Mondal, Assistant Professor, C.B.P.B.U

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