Sanskrit College Kolkata - A government college under the Calcutta University.

10thMay,2011...Sanskrit College Kolkata under the Calcutta University offers an undergraduate degree course in Sanskrit,Pali,Linguistics,Ancient India and World History,English,Bengali.It has an well equipped library,extraordinary faculty and studies form the main part in this college.

Sanskrit College Kolkata was founded on the 1st of January, 1824 when the British reign continued over India. Its foundation was based on a recommendation by Thomas Babington Macaulay and H.T James Princep. This college was mainly brought up to uphold the Indian classical literature and to promote the growth of Sanskrit both among the Britishers and the Indians. Education was also imparted on other ancient literature, philosophy, Hindu law, grammar as well as Indian culture. It survives as one among the oldest educational institutions in India. It is a traditional college and even now continues to uphold the tradition and culture of Bengal.

Location of Sanskrit College Kolkata

Sanskrit College is located on College street(Bankim Chatterjee street) in central Kolkata.The world famous name Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar had been both a student as well as the principal of this college and it was during his time that this college rose into prominence. Now after 188years it still continues to stand tall.

Constitution of Sanskrit College Kolkata

This college is run by the government of West Bengal. It offers an undergraduate degree in Sanskrit language, Pali language, Linguistics, Ancient Indian and world history and recently Bengali and English departments has also come up. The college library consists of more than two lakhs books and more than 20000 manuscripts which include even some rare ones.

Admissions procedure and details at Sanskrit College Kolkata

The admission procedure to this college is same as any other college of Calcutta University. To know in details one can check out its official website, Sanskrit College dot co dot in.


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