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We believe that teaching can be made impactful only through a working relation between students & the faculty members. Therefore, the standard method of classroom teaching is supplemented with use of objective based instructional material & audio-visual aids.

Emphasis is laid on organizing seminars, workshops & inter-college competitions in Sanskrit, organizing educational tours and guest lectures by eminent outside experts in their field.

To empower women through education of Sanskrit language. The department aims to make Sanskrit a widely spoken language among women and to help them appreciate the ancient Indian thoughts captured in rich learning of the language. We aim to enlighten women by propagating great scientific truths hidden in ancient Indian scriptures and manuscripts written in Sanskrit.

We continuously strive to build confidence in women through constant motivation and encouragement.

Our Goals

- To acquaint students with ancient Indian cultural heritage
- To create ability to achieve a good command over all the
  three abilities in Sanskrit language -Speaking, Reading
  and writing.
- To acquaint students with prevalent intellectual traditions
- To conduct comparative study of religion, mythology and

Our Mission

Imparting higher education in various branches of Sanskrit learning as well as in Indology and Indian Philosophy
- Promoting research in Sanskrit, Indology and Indian
- Publication of books in Sanskrit.

Our Motto

“Endeavouring and Achieving”

Department of Sanskrit

SNDT Women’s University
Patker Hall Building,
Sixth Floor, I, Nathibai Thakersy Road,
New Marine Lines,
Head of Department
Dr. Jitendra Tiwari Head (I/c)

• Ph.D. in Sanskrit
• M.A. in Sanskrit
• Certificate Courses in
   - Sanskrit (Spoken)
   - Indian Epic and culture
   - Indian Philosophy

Teaching Faculty

• Dr. Jitendra Tiwari (Assistant Professor)