Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit (SSUS) is considered amongst the best Sanskrit Universities in India. It thrives to impart good knowledge in Sanskrit, other Indian as well as Foreign Languages, Fine Arts, and Social Sciences to the students.

The university came into being in the year 1994 in Kalady, Kerala. It has 8 regional campuses in Kerala, most of which are located in rural areas. The University is recognised by UGC and accredited with A Grade by NAAC.

It provides various undergraduate and post-graduate courses- BA, MA, MSW, BFA, MFA etc. The admissions to UG courses are merit-based and for PG courses, they are entrance-based. The application forms are available online on the official website of the University.

Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit Highlights

Established |Institute Type 1994| Public
Accreditation NAAC ‘A’
Recognised  by UGC
Courses 8 UG Courses, 24 PG courses, M.Phil/PHD
Popular Courses BA, MA, MSW
Basic admission criteria Entrance-Exam/ Merit-based
Application mode Online
Campuses 8
Departments 23
Facilities Hostel, NCC, NSS, Equal Opportunity Cell
Official Website https://ssus.ac.in/

Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit (SSUS) Courses 

The college offers various courses, the details of which are as follows-

Courses Details
B.A Duration- 3 years
Eligibility- 10+2
Specialization- Sanskrit Sahitya, Sanskrit General, Sanskrit Nyaya, Sanskrit Vedanta, Sanskrit Vyakarana, Sanskrit and Information Technology, Dance (Bharatanatyam and Mohiniyattam), Music
Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A) Duration- 4 years
Eligibility- 10+2 Specialization- Painting, Mural painting, Sculpture
M.A Duration- 2 years
Eligibility- Bachelor’s degree
Specialization- Sanskrit Sahitya, Sanskrit General, Sanskrit Nyaya, Sanskrit Vedanta, Sanskrit Vyakarana, Malayalam, Hindi, Urdu, English language and Literature, Comparative Literature and Linguistics, Arabic, Music, Dance,  Theatre, Philosophy, History, Sociology, Vedic Studies, Psychology, Geography
Masters of Fine Art (MFA) Duration- 2 years
Eligibility- Bachelor’s degree with 55% (50% for reserved category)
Master of Social Work Duration- 2 years
Eligibility- Bachelor’s degree
Masters of Physical Education Duration- 2 years
Eligibility- Bachelor’s degree
Diploma Duration- 1 year
Eligibility- 10+2
Specialization- Ayurveda Panchkarma and International Spa Therapy
PG Diploma Duration- 1 year
Eligibility – Bachelor’s degree
Specialization- Translation and Office Proceedings in Hindi, Wellness and SPA Management

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Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit (SSUS) Admission 

The admission for UG courses is based on the merit list which is obtained on the basis of the marks scored in class 12th. However, for PG courses the admission is based on the Common Entrance Exam followed by an interview conducted by the University.

How to apply?

  1. Visit the official website- https://ssus.ac.in/.
  2. Click on Apply here and register yourself by filling part-1 form.
  3. Then, login using credentials and fill part-2 form.
  4. After filling the form, thoroughly check the details and upload necessary documents.
  5. Submit the form and pay the application fees in part two of the application form for successful registration.

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Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit (SSUS) Scholarships 

The college offers scholarships to meritorious students as well as to the students who belong to the economically weaker section. The scholarships offered are mentioned below:

  • Sree Sankara Scholarship

The University provides scholarship to every student who has been enrolled in a Sanskrit core course on the basis of the attendance. The amount offered here as scholarships is INR 500 per month during the entire period of the course.

  • Merit Scholarship

Merit scholarship is offered to students based on their attendance and merit. The selection criterion is decided by the university. The students must submit the application along with the qualifying certificates to the campus director or the head of the department within 15 days from the date of admission.

  • SC/ST/OEC and other financially backward candidates are also exempted from the payment of tuition fee, exam fees, subjected to the grant of concession by the Government of Kerala.

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Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit (SSUS) Facilities

The University provides numerous facilities to its students and faculty members. Some of these are listed below:

  1. Hostel- The university provides a limited hostel facility on the main campus with a separate hostel for boys and girls. A hostel facility for only girls is also provided at Regional Campus, Payyanur.
  2. Career Guidance Cell- The University has a career guidance cell which provides counselling to all students.
  3. Other Facilities- The college also has NCC, NSS, Anti- ragging cell, Equal Opportunity cell etc.

Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit (SSUS) Faculty

The college has excellent faculty working towards providing guidance and knowledge to the students. The numbers of faculty members working at different positions are-

  1. Head of Department -18
  2. Professor - 61
  3. Associate Professor - 32
  4. Assistant Professor - 42
  5. Lecturer – 6

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Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit (SSUS) FAQs

Ques. Where is the campus located?

Ans. The main college campus is located in Kalady, Kerala. The other 8 regional campuses are located in Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Panmana, Thuravoor, Koyilandy, Tirur, Ettumanoor, and Payyannur.

Ques. What courses does the college provide?

Ans. The courses provided by the college are B.A, B.F.A, M.A, M.S.W, M.F.A, M.P.E, M.Phil., Ph.D., Diploma, PG Diploma, and various certificate courses.

Ques. Does the college offer in campus accommodation for its students?

Ans. The college offers a limited hostel facility at the main campus and has a separate hostel for boys and girls. The campus at Regional Centre, Payyannur has only a girls hostel.