BA (Sanskrit) programme is designed to develop a first level yet a comprehensive understanding of the Sanskrit Language and the grammatical aspects pertaining to the language and also the important philosophical schools of thought in India. The programme is designed to give a detailed introduction to various disciplines of Sanskrit and places special emphasis on three streams viz. Vyākaraṇa, Vedānta and Sāhitya.
The students, in addition to opting for higher studies, will be able to take up roles as Teachers, Research Scholars, IAS/ IPS, work in Business/ Government Service or as Cultural Ambassadors in Government or Corporate sectors.
Applicants desiring admission to the BA Sanskrit programme at Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth must meet either one of the following minimum requirements:
- They must have successfully cleared the Higher Secondary Examination (Class XII), with a minimum of 60% or an equivalent grade.
- They must have successfully completed the Uttara Madhyama in Sanskrit /Prak Shastri, or any equivalent.
The semester-wise break-up of courses is as given below:
|Overall Credit Requirements (Targeted)||122|
|Credits for Semester 1||23|
|Credits for Semester 2||20|
|Credits for Semester 3||21|
|Credits for Semester 4||22|
|Credits for Semester 5||17|
|Credits for Semester 6||19|
|Credits for Foundation Courses|
(F Category) (5 courses)
|Credits for Core Courses (C Category)|
|Credits for Core Elective Courses (E Category)|
|Credits for Core Proficiency Courses (P Category)|
|Sl. No.||Course Title||Course Credits|
|5||Vedānta: Foundational Principles||4|
|6||6 Sāhityaśāstram - I (Alaṅkāra and dhvani)||4|
|8||Sāhityaśāstram - II (Rasa and Nāṭyāṅga)||4|
|11||Sasarvaṅkaṣam Śiśupālavadham - prathamaḥ sargaḥ||4|
|12||Alaṅkāras based on Kuvalayānanda||4|
|1||Introduction to Jyotish Shastra||3|
|2||Indian Art Appreciation||3|
|3||Media Adaptations for Sanskrit Literature||3|
|4||Indian Political Thought||3|
|5||Introduction to Kerala School of Mathematics||3|
|6||Self and Personality development||3|
|7||Sri Adi Sankaracharya||3|
|8||Introduction to Philosophy||3|
|9||Kautilya and Public Finance Administration||3|
|10||Reading between the lines||3|
|11||Language and Brain||3|
|12||The Principle of dhvani||3|
|13||Logic and Argumentation||3|
|14||Indian Constitutional Law and History||3|
|15||Theorising Governance from the Santiparva||3|
|16||Modern Linguistics for Sanskritists||3|
|17||Candrāloka: A study of Alaṅkāras||3|
|18||Indian Lexicography: Glimpses from the Amarakośa||3|
|1||Sanskrit: A Language for Eternal Use||4|
|3||Sanskrit for Communication||4|
|4||Computing for Business and Society||3|
|5||Conversational English Lab||1|
|6||English Writing Lab||1|
|7||Learning from Leaders||2|
|8||Computing Lab I||1|
|9||Computing Lab II||1|
|10||Computing for Business and Society||2|
|12||English for the Workplace||3|
|1||Indic Knowledge Systems: Vedic Corpus and Purāṇa-s||4|
|2||Indic Knowledge Systems: Empirical Sciences and Darśana-s||4|
|3||Itihāsa-s: A Multidimensional Exploration||4|
|4||Dharma & Nīti Śāstras: Indic Perspectives on Human Organisation||4|
|2||Introduction to Seva||1|
Specialisation 1: Sāhitya
- Sāhityadarpaṇam – Rasa and Dhvani
- The Principle of Dhvani
- Nāṭaka-Lakṣya-lakṣaṇam – Veṇisamhāram + Nāṭyaśāstram
Specialisation 2: Advaitavedānta
- Vedantaparibhasha - I
- Īśa-Kena-Kathopaniṣadaḥ Sabhāṣyāḥ
- Gītābhāṣyam -2 (Upto 12th Chapter)
- Sāṅkhyakārikā Yogasūtraṅca
Specialisation 3: Vyākaraṇa
- Siddhāntakumudī – III
- Siddhāntakaumudī – VI
- Paribhāṣenduśekharaḥ – I
- Siddhāntakaumudī – I
- Principles of Kṛt and Taddhita
- Mahabhashyam – Paspasanhikam
- Pauṣpī Tiṅantaprakriyā
MEDIUM OF INSTRUCTION
The medium of instruction is English or Sanskrit or both. However, in the case of Language courses, instruction is generally given in the language concerned.
- Internalisation of the basic structure of Sanskrit language
- Awareness about the various disciplines of Sanskrit language
- A fair knowledge of either of the three streams of specialisation: Sāhitya/Vyākaraṇa/Vedānta
- Ability to evaluate traditional knowledge and relate it to contemporary socio-cultural scenarios
- The programme also empowers the graduates to choose a post graduate programme of their choice.
- The students will be ignited enough to think and act on solutions to various issues prevalent in human life to make this world better than ever.
To be eligible for the award of the Bachelor's degree in Sanskrit, a student must satisfy all the criteria listed below.
- The student must obtain a grade of P or above (grade point 4 or above) in all required courses.
- At the end of six semesters, the student must have successfully earned at least 122 credits.
- At the end of six semesters, the student must have a CGPA of 5.5 or above.
- The student must have met the completion requirements for all the Self-Immersion Courses.
Chinmaya Vishwavidyapeeth (CVV) organises optional coaching classes for competitive examinations such as CAT; CA; CMA; CS; Civil Services etc. Schedule and Fees will be shared at the commencement of the academic year.