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Department Of Sanskrit

The Department was started in 1887. Sanskrit was offered as a Second Language and as an Optional Subject in Intermediate at initial level. B.A., B.Com. & B.Sc. Courses started with Sanskrit as Second Language and as an optional (Classical Language). Junior and Senior Diploma's Self Financed (Evening Courses) started in 1990. Sanskrit was an optional (Classical Language) subject 1990-2002. Junior and Senior Diploma's Self Financed (Evening Courses) were offered up to 2006.

The Scholars of National and International repute like Professor Kuruganti Sitaramaiah, Garikapati Lakshmikanthaiah, Prof. B. R. Shastry, Prof.K. Kamala and Dr. Ananda Tirtha Varkhedkar were associated with the Department of Sanskrit.

At present there are 305(236 Boys & 69 Girls) students studying Sanskrit as a second language in various streams at Under Graduate level. Dr. Vidyanand Arya (Head of the Department) and Dr.K. Venkateswarlu (Assistat Professor(C) ) are the faculty in the Department of Sanskrit. The syllabus of 1st and 2nd semesters was revised in 2009 and syllabus of 3rd and 4th semesters was revised in 2010.

The faculty of the Department of Sanskrit is publishing research papers in National and International seminars. Department faculties have presented 40 research papers in national and international seminars. 4 books and 22 Research papers of faculties have been published in various National and International journals. Dr. Vidyanand Arya, who is Head of the Department, is monitoring a Major Project of UGC (2009-2011). There are 252 books available in the Seminar Library of Sanskrit Department.

In future, The Department plans to organize National Seminars, Sanskrit day celebrations and planning to invite lecturers and professors for guest lectures. Department is planning to offer junior and senior diplomas in Sanskrit. And the Department is planning to re-introducing the B.A. Optional Subject as Classical Language.

Faculty Profiles

    not availableDr.K.Venkateswarlu
    Assistant Professor (Contract)
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    I joined as Part-time Lecturer in Sanskrit in the Department of Sanskrit in the year of 19997. I qualified UGC-NET -1999. APCSC – SLET -2000. M.Phil.,(2001) PhD (2006). I have been teaching Second language and Classical languages for U.G. students. The Department of Sanskrit, University College of Arts and Social Sciences, Osmania University invited me to take few Post Graduation Classes in the academic year 2006, for Centre for Distance Education Classes for UG and P.G also taught from 2003 onwards. I have attended 15 national seminars and published 10 papers and 03 books. Organized one work shop on Sanskrit grammar in the year 2013, one National Seminar in the year 2014. In the year of 2015-16 as a I/c Head, I introduced B.A. Classical language Course i.e. History Hindi and Sanskrit combination. I am very happy to express that I have teaching class of more number of students some times 100 to 120. I learn a good academic administration work as Admission Committee member, Certification Verification Officer, General Warden for C-Hostel for University Hostel ( from 2012 to 2017.

    not availableDr.G.Prakash, M.A,M Phil,(Ph.D) SET
    Asst. professor (PT), & HOD
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    Dr. G. Prakash is an assistant professor in the department of Sanskrit Nizam college ou from february 2018.He completed MA. Sanskrit from Kakatiya University in 2000.He completed M. Phil. In 2013 from Osmania University and he also completed his Ph. D. In 2020.He has published 16 research articles in National and International journals. He presented 24 research articles in National and international seminars and Conferences. He is a member of BOS in Sanskrit Dept. In Nizam college. He has successfully completed a minor research project sponsored by UGC SERO Telangana State. He received Global teacher award by AKS Education Awards 2020.He has qualified SET UGC In 2015.

    Mr.V.VR Avinash Kumar
    Asst. professor (PT)
    Mr.T.Hari Babu
    Asst. professor (PT)
    Mr.Y.Narendra Kumar
    Asst. professor (PT)
    Asst. professor (PT)
    Mr.Siva Senani
    Asst. professor (PT)
    Ms.P.Soujanya Arya
    Asst. professor (PT)