Uttarakhand Sanskrit University was established on the 21st of April 2005 by the Government of Uttarakhand in an attempt to propagate Sanskrit and Oriental language and connect them with modern context. Uttarakhand Sanskrit University currently has more 44 colleges affiliated to it with the goal of conservation and promotion oriental education. 

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The main campus of the university is located on the Delhi National Highway, 15 kilometers from Haridwar City in the Bahadrabad Area.

The university offers a variety of diverse modern and oriental courses. It has 5 certificate courses of 6 months, 5 diploma courses of 1 year, 4 undergraduate courses ranging between 1 to 3 years and 12 postgraduate courses of 2 years. The university also offers PhD and MPhil courses in Sanskrit Sahitya (literature).

All applications are based on the merit obtained in the 12th / equivalent qualifying examinations. Applications for all courses are available online. 

Uttarakhand Sanskrit University Highlights

Established | Institute Type 2005 | Government
Accredited to NAAC
Approved by UGC
Courses Offered UG, PG, Ph.D, M.Phil, Diploma, Certificate
Application Mode Offline
Admission Criteria Merit / Entrance Exam
Accepted Entrance Exam HNBGU – Hemwati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University Exam, PET – Vidhyavirithi (PhD) Entrance Test
Facilities Available Library, Hostel, Research Centres, Spiritual Centre, Health Centre, Seminar Halls, Food Courts
Official Website http://usvv.ac.in/index.php

Uttarakhand Sanskrit University Courses

USVV offers a wide range of courses that cover the topics of traditional Sanskrit and other oriental education. The university also offers a variety of modern courses like computer science and journalism in harmony with the Indo-Aryan Dialect. The following table describes the details of each course available in the Uttarakhand Sanskrit University. 

Courses Details
BA Shashtri (Honours) - Classical Duration: 3 Years
Eligibility: Uttar Madhyama (i.e North Madhyama equivalent to 10+2) or Higher Secondary with a minimum of 40% aggregate marks
B.Ed Duration: 2 Years
Eligibility: Uttar Madhyama or Higher Secondary with Sanskrit as one of the main subjects and 40% aggregate marks. Candidates who have completed graduation in any stream are also applicable
Selection Criteria: Entrance Test - HNBGU
Bachelor of Journalism (B.J) Duration: 1 Year
Eligibility: Uttar Madhyama or Higher Secondary with 40% aggregate marks. Candidates who have completed graduation in any stream are also applicable
B.Lib.ScGranthalaya Vigyan – Library School Duration: 1 Year
Eligibility: Uttar Madhyama (i.e North Madhyama equivalent to 10+2) or Higher Secondary with Sanskrit as one of the main subjects and 40% aggregate marks. Candidates who have completed graduation in any stream are also applicable
MA Duration: 2 Years
Eligibility: Graduation in related discipline with an aggregate of 40% marks from a recognized university
Specializations: Yoga, Philosophy, History, Education, Hindi and BhashaVigyan – Hindi and Language School, Ved (Shukla Yajurveda) – Knowledge, Jyotish – Astrology
Ph.D. Duration: 2 Years- 5 Years
Eligibility: Must have obtained a master's or equivalent postgraduate degree in a basic or allied subject from any university, recognized university or private university established by law and recognized by UGC with a minimum of 55 percent marks. Such postgraduate degrees obtained from foreign universities will also be considered as equivalent degrees in India.
Specialization: Sanskrit Sahitya Selection Criteria: Entrance Test - PET
M.Phil Duration: 2 Years
Eligibility: Must have obtained a master's or equivalent postgraduate degree in a basic or allied subject from any university, recognized university or private university established by law and recognized by UGC with a minimum of 55 percent marks. Such postgraduate degrees obtained from foreign universities will also be considered as equivalent degrees in India.
Specializations: Sanskrit Sahitya (Sanskrit Literature), Navya Vyakarana (Newlywed), Jyotish (Astrology), Yoga, Hindi and Bhasha Vigyan (Hindi and Language School)

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Uttarakhand Sanskrit University Admission

All candidates are admitted to USVV for all courses on the basis of merit of the respective qualifying examinations. 

Candidates applying for PhD will have to appear for the PET (PhD Entrance Test) upon which selection will be made.

Students who have passed the JRC-NET or NET (National Eligibility Test) or SET Uttarakhand (State Eligibility Test) examinations of University Grants Commission or students who hold an M.Phil degree in the concerned subject are exempted from writing the PET and will be selected based on the Personal Interview that will follow.n

Students will be given admission based on the marks scored in their corresponding qualifying examinations. There will be a final personal interview that will determine final selection.

Applications are to be submitted online.

How to Apply?

  • To apply for any course (Certificate, Diploma, UG, PG, M.Phil, PhD), students have to download and fill the application form from the official website.
  • All students have to fill in the application form with precision and care, as forms with incorrect data will be immediately rejected.

Documents Required: 

  • Transfer and Conduct Certificate
  • Uttar Madhyama: SSLC Marksheet or its equivalent
  • Poorva Madhyama: Higher Secondary Marksheet
  • Community Certificate (Candidates of B.C., M.B.C. and S.C./S.T. only)
  • Income Certificate signed by a Revenue Officer not less than the rank of a Deputy Tahsildar
  • Other merit certificates like NSS, NCC, Girl Guide, Sports etc.
  • One copy of recent passport size photograph (not in school uniform)
  • UG Marksheets (for PG)
  • PG Marksheets (for MPhil)

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Uttarakhand Sanskrit University Placement

USVV does not offer campus placements but offers guidance to students to choose a career path that will work in harmony with their state of mind and interests. The career guidance council works towards offering full support to students to pursue their preferred profession. Students from Uttarakhand Sanskrit University have established their occupations in the past years in various fields like Manuscriptology, Yoga and Naturopathy research, Journalism, Computer Science, Archives Librarian, and Publishing. 

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Uttarakhand Sanskrit University Scholarships

  • Uttarakhand Scholarship – This scholarship is availed to those students who come from a domicile background, such as OBC/ SC/ ST communities. The family income should not exceed INR 2.5 Lakhs SC and S.T. communities and INR 1 Lakh for O.B.C. communities per annum.
  • Post Graduate Merit Scholarship for University Rank Holders – All students pursuing their Ph.D. or MPhil in the Uttarakhand Sanskrit University are eligible for this scholarship. Candidates should have passed J.R.F. or N.E.T. and have secured top Ranks at the university level.
  • Post Graduate Indira Gandhi Scholarship for Single Girl Child – This scholarship is open for all girls who are single children in their families. The applicant must have enrolled in a full-time P.G. course in a recognized university. 

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Uttarakhand Sanskrit University Facilities

  • Library: The Central Library has been operated since the inception of the University. The library has a large collection of books related to Vedas, Vedang, Sanskrit Literature, Sanskrit Grammar, Philosophy, Indian Culture, Education, Oriental Learning, Poetry, Philology, Hindi and English. The library also has a system of manuscripts, research journals and theses that cater to the various academic and research needs.
  • Hostel: The university provides in campus hostel facilities for boys and girls. The hostels are very well maintained with all the basic amenities.
  • Laboratories: USVV has numerous laboratories that are built and maintained to focus on different subjects. The University has a computer laboratory, language laboratories and science laboratories. The computer lab is equipped with the latest technology and computers with access to high speed broadband connection. The language labs are all established with an environment that improves and cultivates all aspects of learning.
  • Sports: The college has an indoor and outdoor stadium with gymnastics, yoga facilities and athletics for students who are interested in sports.
  • Classrooms: All classrooms are equipped with modern teaching techniques. Teachers use smartboards, OHP, LCD and various public addressing systems to enhance learning experience.

 Uttarakhand Sanskrit University Faculty

  1. Faculty of Veda-Vedang 
    • Department of Vyakaran (Grammar)
    • Department of Jyotish (Astrology)
    • Department of Veda (Knowledge)
    • Faculty of Sahitya- Sanskrit
  2. Faculty of Adhunik Gyan Vigyan (Modern Science of Knowledge)
    • Department of Yogic Science
    • Department of Mass Communication and Journalism
    • Department of Hindi and Linguistics
    • Department of Computer Science
    •  Department of Library Science

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FAQs 

Ques. Does USVV offer placement in college?

Ans. Yes, USVV offers placement in college. The courses offered at the university have a ton of career prospects such as Media and Journalism, Teaching and academic, Publishing, Advertising, Scholars etc.

Ques. Does USVV offer scholarships and reservations?

Ans. Uttarakhand Sanskrit University offers reservations to candidates belonging to the SC/ ST/ OBC communities. The university also gives a 5 percent relaxation in the total aggregate marks required for admissions. Research Scholarships will be awarded by the University to those candidates who have passed NET or JRF examinations conducted by the UGC as per the UGC guidelines. Researchers also can apply for scholarships from the National Institute of Sanskrit, Delhi.

Ques. What is the dress code of USVV? 

Ans. USVV has a very strict dress code policy. Students are not allowed to wear any tight, revealing or casual (University inappropriate) clothing. All students are expected to wear kurtas or churidars and formal shirts and pants in case of boys on campus. Admittance into college will be denied for those students who show up without meeting the dress code requirements or an ID card.

Ques. Which are the colleges affiliated to the Uttarakhand Sanskrit University? ·

Ans. The following are the colleges affiliated to Uttarakhand Sanskrit University: 
  • Shri Jayaram Sanskrit Mahavidyalaya, Rishikesh
  •  Rajkiya Sanskrit Mahavidyalaya, Bhagalpur
  • Shri Nirmal Sanskrit Mahavidyalaya, Kankhal
  •  Shri Gurukul Mahavidyalaya Haridwar, Jwalapur 

Ques. Is it worthwhile to join USVV? 

Ans. The Uttarakhand Sanskrit University is located in the state of the Rajadhiraj Himalayas and Bhagwati Bhagirathi. The state has a vast stream of Sanskrit ancestry and culture flowing through it since ages. The culture of India is called the culture of the Himalayas and the Ganges. The university has been established by the government of the Uttarakhand State with the sole reason to protect its ancient heritage and publish the diverse facets Sanskrit to the people with full grandeur and divinity. Thus, with the college's solid cultural background from its roots and experienced faculty, USVV is the best college in the state for oriental studies.