|1.||UG programme||B.A. Sanskrit|
|2.||Certificate programme||Relevance and moral values of Sanskrit|
Upholding the cultural heritage of India, the department of Sanskrit in this college came into existence in 1981. Dr. K P Kesavan Nampoothiri was the founder professor and Head of the Department .The Department offers Degree programme in Sanskrit General with Sanskrit complementary and Indian Literary Criticism as an open course. In addition to the above courses, Sanskrit is also offered as Additional language for B.A / B.Sc/B.Com Degree programmes and complimentary course for BA Malayalam.
The Department library contains about 1000 Sanskrit books including dictionaries and reference books. Journals are also available in the department library. We subscribe three journals in the department ie, Sukritindra oriental Research journal, Arshanadam and Sambhasanasandesam. We are conducting spoken Sanskrit courses every year with the support of Rastriya Sanskrit Sansthan as a premier step to study Sanskrit easily. With the active support of the faculty, Department has produced excellent results in Kerala University including First and Second ranks. 100% percent results are obtained almost all years except a few. During the year 2009-10 Arshaja S secured third rank and in the year 2010-11 Sreelekshmi S, Remya Krishnan and Raji S secured first second and third ranks respectively. Further in 2011-12 Aiswarya S secured third rank, 2012-13 Silpa S. Prasad secured first rank, 2013-14 Soumya S secured second rank and in 2014-15 Arya S Vijayan secured first rank and Aiswarya R secured the second rank.
We have an active Alumni Association. Most of our students join for Post Graduate and research studies in various Universities and Colleges. Our Alumni includes a lot of Ph.D holders and they are working as Assistant Professors and Associate Professors in various colleges and Universities. Our students have been selected for Sanskrit scholarships of Sree Sankaracharya Sanskrit University Kalady and Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, New Delhi. UGC has sanctioned Rs. 135000/- for conducting a National seminar on "Sanskrit and Indian culture" in the current year.
Monthly Department meetings were regularly held to evaluate the academic and non- academic matters of students. Parents, Teachers and Students meetings are also conducted in every semester. The opinions and suggestions of parents are incorporated for the efficient functioning of the Department. A tutorial system is introduced with separate teachers as Faculty Advisors for each class. Most of the students actively participate in this meeting and creative suggestions were proposed for their academic improvements. Out of the four faculty members, three belong to the alumni of our department. At present the faculty of the Department is as follows.
|Faculty: Department of Sanskrit|
|Smt.G. Asha Devi
Associate Professor & HOD
Dr . Sandya. B. Nair
|Dr. Jayalekshmi P. A.
|Dr. Shylaja S.
Pandalam, Pathanamthitta District - 689501, Kerala, India
Telephone: 04734 - 252221(Office), Fax No:04734 - 252240, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org