Department of Sanskrit (Vedic Studies)

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Year of Establishment: 2015

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History of the Department:

The Department of Sanskrit (Vedic Studies) was established in the year 2015 to offer Post Graduation Degree in the field of Vedic Literature. At the very beginning, the department was started by contractual teachers and guest faculties with 26 students. Initially, Dr. Pranabjyoti Deka and Dr. Maitreyee Goswami contributed their services on contractual basis. Later on, Miss Rinki Deka, Miss Dhritismita Deka and Mr. Madan Haloi rendered their services as guest faculties. In the month of July 2018, Dr. Pranabjyoti Deka, Dr. Bornali Borthakur and Mr. Pavan Kumar Pandey and in the month of February 2021, Dr. Sanu Sinha joined the Department as permanent faculty members. It is worth-mentioning that, in the year 2014, Integrated MA in Sanskrit under school of Sanskrit Studies was also started where Dr. Pranabjyoti Deka was the Course Coordinator till June 2018.

Number of Faculties: 04 (Permanent Faculty) + 01 (Contractual Faculty)

Teachers Profile

Dr. Bornali Borthakur

Dr. Bornali Borthakur

Assistant Professor (Head)

Dr. Pranabjyoti Deka

Dr. Pranabjyoti Deka

Assistant Professor

Dr. Pavan Kumar Pandey

Dr. Pavan Kumar Pandey

Assistant Professor

Dr. Sanu Sinha

Dr. Sanu Sinha

Assistant Professor

Dr. Maitreyee Goswami

Dr. Maitreyee Goswami

Guest faculty

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Ph.D.3 yearsMinimum 55% in MA in the concerned subjectas per availability of seats
M.A. in Sanskrit (Vedic Studies)2 yearsB.A. with Major/ Honours in the concerned subject (in the 10+2+3) or B.A. with General/ Pass Course with at least 45% marks in the concerned subject as well as in aggregate or Śāstrī (recognized by any University)55
UG in Sanskrit (Vedic Studies)4 yearsHS or Madhyama (recognized by any University)25
Certificate Course on Sasvaravedapāṭhaḥ6 monthsHSLC or Prveśikā30
Certificate Course on Karmakāṇḍa6 monthsHSLC or Prveśikāor Vedabhuṣaṇa of the Traditional Veda Vidyalaya30

Research Programme

Research programme is introduced in the year 2021. Along with two JRF scholars, till now
eight scholars have been actively working in their respective areas.


Seminar/Conference/ Workshop/ Talks/Lecture Programme/ Symposium etc.

  • A National Seminar was organized on ‘Vedas: The Source of oriental knowledgeSystem’ in the month of February 9th-11th 2017.
  • One ‘All India Sanskrit Conference’ was organized from 15th to 17th February, 2018.
  • A Lecture programme was held in the month of May (14/05/2019) by Prof. Nalini Devi Misra, former Head, Deptt. of Sanskrit, Gauhati University on Niruktam.
  • Sanskritabhāṣānuśīlanavargaḥ’was conducted from 20/06/2019 to 29/06/2019.
  • One online Workshop on Sasvaravedapāṭhaḥ was organized from 14th July 2020 to 20th July 2020.
  • GitāJayantīwas organized on 24th December 2020.
  • A Lecture programme was held in the month of May (09/03/2023) by Prof. Veeranarayan N. K. Pandurangi, Dean, Vedanta Faculty, Karnataka Sanskrit University on Śunaḥśepasūktāni.

Departmental Library

The department has a library with sufficient number of books related to Vedic and other allied literature so that students can easily avail the books for their academic purpose.

Manuscript Accession

PHD Topics

Departmental Publications

Book : Reflections on Vedic Wisdom (ISBN-978-81-8315-344-7)

Wall Magazine: The department of Sanskrit (Vedic Studies) publishes annually a wall magazine named Śrutisudhā.

Future Plans

  • A departmental journal will be published within the session 2023-2024.
  • An International Conference will be organized within a short period of time to spread the various ideas and thoughts reflected in the Vedic texts.
  • Certificate Course on Vedic Mathematics will be introduced shortly.
  • One year diploma course on ‘Sasvaravedapāṭhaḥ’ will be introduced for the proper pronunciation and use of the Vedic mantras in various ritualistic purposes within the session 2024-2025.
  • Extension programmes will be held for the students of nearby schools to spread the various knowledge of Sanskrit (Vedic) literature.
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