Department of Sanskrit, Pali & Prakrit
Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra

Department of Sanskrit, Pali & Prakrit
Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra

About Us

Chairperson Speaks:Having rich scholarly traditions, the Department of Sanskrit, Pali & Prakrit aims to produce self-dependent and research oriented students who  can contribute towards the society and nation through their vision. They are able to impart knowledge of our religion, culture, philosophy and science as well as Sanskrit language which is known as mother of all modern languages. In order to develop skills among the students, the Department organizes various seminars, workshops and extension lectures all throughout the year. Celebration of Sanskrit Week on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan (Sanskrit Diwas) is a key feature of the Department during which many competitions are organized. The Department actively participate in Gita International Seminar organized by Kurukshetra University at the time of Gita Jayanti. Apart from this the Department takes special care to design best curriculum making necessary changes from time to time. Recently a new paper ‘Dharmatantragama’ was introduced seeing the rising importance of Dharma & Tantra all over the world.


The Department envisages to prepare wise and mature students having knowledge contained in ancient texts of Sanskrit with an understanding of Sanskrit Language by teaching through Sanskrit.

To encourage innovation, skill and creativity in order to meet the expectations of the modern times through implementation of New Education  Policy

The Department has revised and updated the syllabus according to the guidelines of CBCS/LOCF and is committed to update it as per the New Education Policy 2020 guidelines.

The Department organizes ‘Sanskrit Week’ every year on the occasion of Rakshabandhan (Sanskrit Day) in which academic activities like Sanskrit Quiz, Extempore speech and Debates are held.

The Department is keen to maintain quality and standard of Research undertaken in the Department. A Seminar on Research Ethics was organized in this regard on 12.04.2022.

Prof. Krishna Devi





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