Staff Reporter

KOCHI: Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit has invited applications for its various programmes. An official release said that the entrance test will be held in June.

Some of the courses offered by the various centres of the university:

Main Centre, Kalady: MA in Malayalam, Hindi, English, history, philosophy, music, dance (Bharathanatyam and Mohiniyattom), theatre, comparative literature and linguistics, Sanskrit sahitya, Sanskrit vedanta, Sanskrit vyakarana, Sanskrit nyaya, psychology, Vedic studies, gender, ecology and Dalit studies; MSW; PG diploma in translation and office proceedings in Hindi.

Regional Centre, Thiruvananthapuram: MA in Malayalam, Hindi, English, history, Sanskrit sahitya, vedanta, vyakarana and nyaya.

Regional Centre, Panmana: MA in Malayalam, Hindi and Sanskrit general and vendanta.

Regional Centre, Ettumanur: MA in Malayalam, Hindi and Sanskrit sahitya.

Regional Centre, Thuravoor: MA in Malayalam, Sanskrit sahitya and history; MSW.

Regional Centre, Thrissur: MA in Malayalam, Hindi and Sanskrit sahitya and nyaya.

Regional Centre, Tirur: MA in Malayalam, Hindi, history, Arabic, Sanskrit sahitya and vyakarana; MSW.

Regional Centre, Koyilandy: MA in Urdu, Malayalam, Sanskrit sahitya and vendanta.

Regional Centre, Payyannur: MA in Malayalam, Hindi, history, philosophy, Sanskrit sahitya, vyakarana and vedanta; MSW.

There will be separate entrance examination for each course. Application form and prospectus can be obtained from the main and regional centres of the university on payment of Rs.100 (Rs.250 for MSW). Candidates belonging to the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes categories need to pay only Rs.25 (Rs.50 for MSW).

For getting the application form by post, send a request along with a crossed demand draft for the prescribed fee drawn in favour of the Finance Officer, Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady, payable at Union Bank of India, Kalady Branch, and two self-addressed envelopes (26 x 11 cm), each affixed with stamps worth Rs.15, to the Registrar of the university. Application forms can also be downloaded from the university website

Duly filled-in applications should be submitted to the Registrar, Sree Sankarachayra University of Sanskrit, Kalady P.O., Ernakulam–683 574. Last date: May 26.