Sanskrit Department


Sanskrit Department

In 1955 ,Sanskrit  language came into existence as subsidiary and second language of various courses in  Sree Narayana  college  Kollam. Initially it had no separate department but attached to the department of Malayalam and taught as subsidiary subject for graduation and Post-Graduation courses of English , Hindi and Malayalam and also as second language to Pre-Degree, BA, and BSc . Sri  .N. Damodaran  Nair, a great scholar was the first Sanskrit Lecturer  in the college. He served the department and won high credit and reputation for themselves and the institution by their single minded devotion to the pursuit of learning and imparting knowledge.Amongthem, names of the eminent writers such as Dr T. Bhaskaran , Dr. Vijayan, Prof.V V. Nanoo. Prof. KV. Dev , Prof .K. Devadas deserve special mention. Due to the increase in strength of students, college authorities decided to separate   Sanskrit course from Malayalam Department and Department of Sanskrit came into existence in the year1980. Prof. kv dev was the first HOD.

Programs Offered


  • Certificate Course in Spoken Sanskrit (Dept.Level)

  • Certificate Course in Methodology of Vedanta (Dept.Level)

  • Certificate Programme in Sanskrit Proficiency (NSQF-6months)

  • Bridge Course in Sanskrit

Sanskrit Department