Departments
Department of Sanskrit

Brief Profile of the Department

The Department of Sanskrit is one of the new departments with which the Centre for Post Graduate Studies in Tripura under the University of Calcutta (C.U.P.G. centre) started functioning in 1977. Cultivation of traditional Sanskrit learning in the princely state of Tripura was in full swing from early times under the royal patronage. With the advent of modern education, Sanskrit has been taught at the undergraduate level in the colleges. The department started teaching Sanskrit in Post Graduate level since 1977 under the guidance of Prof. Biswapati Roy. Gradually Professor Sitanath Dey, then Prof. K. P. Sinha headed the department in able hand. With the establishment of full-fledged Tripura University on 2nd October, 1987, Prof. Jyotish Nath & Prof. Shila Purkayastha and at a subsequent period Dr. Sipra Ray and lastly Dr. Chandan Kr. Chakraborty joined in the department. Many Guest Lecturers also served the department for a long time. The department with an intake of 60 students offers P.G. Course in Sanskrit having the Veda, K?vya and Dar?ana as special papers. Many renowned scholars have visited the department and many of them gave academic lectures. Prof. Ramaranjan Mukherjee, Prof. Dhyanesh Narayan Chakraborty, Prof. Asoke Chatterjee, Prof. Karunasindhu Das, Prof. Nabanarayan Bandyopadhyay, Prof. G.S. Tripathi, Prof. Dipti S. Tripathi are few of them.

Research Facilities:

Research facilities after M.A. with scholarship for full time scholars are available in the department.

Examinations Conducted:

? M.A. (2 year Programme in 4 Semesters) Research eligibility Test for Ph.D. Programme Ph.D. Course Work (1 Semester Programme)
S.C./S.T. students can avail free special coaching classes for improvement organized by NET Coaching Centre of Tripura University. Each year a good number of S.C/S.T. and Minority students opt for Sanskrit in the P.G. studies.

Year of Establishment:

1977

Head of the Department:

Dr. Chandan Chakraborty

Courses Offered:

M.A. (2 Year in 4 Semester); Ph.D. Course Work (1 Semester); Ph.D.

Intake Capacity:

60

Total Research Project Funding (Completed & Ongoing):

Nil

Syllabus for Various Courses Offered::

Seminar/Conference/Workshop/Refresher/Orientations etc. Organized

  • National Seminar on “Texts, Manuscripts & Oral Traditions of Tripura”, March 16-18, 2016
  • Took part in organizing International Seminar on Nimbarka Philosophy & World Peace in 2005
  • Organized National Seminar in Tripura University with Bengali, English and Philosophy Departments on Literature & Philosophy in 2006.
  • Participated with the Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, New Delhi in organizing Sanskrit N??yotsav, 2009 in Tripura.

Address of Communication:

Department of Sanskrit Tripura University, Suryamaninagar West Tripura,
Pin-799022
email: hod_sanskrit[at]tripurauniv.in

Other Information (if any):

Beside the academic activities, the department encourages & takes part in co-curricular activities of the university like sports, debates, literary activities and social entertainments etc.

Ph.D. Scholars

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Priyanku Chakraborty The Saurya Purana – A Critical Study Ph:+91-9612119062
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Anindita Adhikari Lord Hayagriva in Sanskrit Literature Ph:+91-9612451838
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Priyanka Saha The sense of guilt as contained in the Rgvedic prayers for deliverance from sins Ph:+91-9436950744
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Smt. Paulami Majumder Editing and Study of Sitikantha- Vibodhana of Rajanaka Anandakavi- An Unpublished commentary on Kavyaprakasa (9th-10th Ullasa) Ph:+91-9774436080
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Aparna Nath Spy system as illustrated in the Indian scriptures and its impact on present day : A study(with special reference to Manusmrti, Yajnavalkyasmrti and Arthasastra)(registration waiting) Ph:+91-9862620610, +91-7308945500
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Susmita Debnath The Rukmini Episode in Epic and Mahapuranas Ph:+91-9863930197
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Staff Members

PhotoNameDesignationContact Details
Kishore Debnath DRW Ph:+91-9862395955
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