Department of Sanskrit


In Sri Lanka this the only University which has a department of Sanskrit studies in the Sinhala medium. The Department of Sanskrit is situated at K20 of the Building complex of the Faculty of Humanities. There are five competent Lecturers on the permanent staff. And also there is one visiting Professor, two temporary lecturers and two visiting lecturers. More than fifty students are studying in the department at present. Above five postgraduate students are doing their research work under guidance of the lecturers of this department. An annual journal named "SADHANA" is published by the Sanskrit Student's associations. The department provides facilities for students to obtain B.A., M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., degrees. In addition to this,    there are certificate and diploma courses for foreign students. As well as there is no perquisite for these two courses.


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Last Updated on 11 December 2018