Sanskrit Studies in the 21st Century - National Students Seminar

The School of Linguistics and Literary Studies is organising a National Seminar on ‘Sanskrit Studies in the 21st Century’ on 06 April 2022. The event, organised by the students of Sanskrit, intends to provide a venue for researchers and students of Sanskrit from across India to present papers in both Sanskrit and English on topics related to the main theme and the sub-themes listed below. This will be an excellent opportunity to present new ideas and viewpoints on Sanskrit studies, which is crucial for a well-rounded graduating experience especially when students are getting guidance from experts on the board. 


  • To provide a platform that encourages young researcher minds to study various facets of Sanskrit and come up with new and innovative ways to promote and preserve the language.

  • To showcase how Sanskrit makes opportunities accessible in diverse fields in the modern world.

Main Theme

Sanskrit Studies in the 21st Century


  • Sanskrit in the Past:- Papers related to ancient sciences and Sanskrit, Sanskrit and Philosophy, Sanskrit and scriptures may be submitted.  

  • Sanskrit studies in the Present: Papers related to Sanskrit and entertainment(media),

Indian Knowledge Systems (IKS) and Contemporary Knowledge Systems (CKS), Sanskrit and modern literature may be submitted. 

  • Sanskrit Studies for the Future: Papers related to Sanskrit and modern technology may be submitted. 

Participants: UG and PG students, PhD scholars 

Venue and Mode: Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth campus, Kochi, in a hybrid mode. 

Registration Fee: Nil 

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Guidelines for Abstract and Paper Submission

All submissions to the seminar should be in Times New Roman font, size 12 with a 1-inch margin on all sides, ranging between 2500 and 3000 words excluding tables, figures, and references. The MLA style should be followed for in-text citations and references.

All submissions should be sent to conference coordinators at

Important Dates

Submission of abstract (250 words) 

20 March 2022

Abstract acceptance notification

25 March 2022

Submission of full paper (2500 to 3000 words)

30 March 2022


06 April 2022

For details, contact: Faculty Coordinator: Dr. Anil Narayanan N. | 9746009987

Student Coordinator: Hridya S. | 9080649810