The Department was established at Punjab University, LAHORE. Some eminent scholars like Prof. A.C.Woolner and Dr. Luxman Saroop were associated with the Sanskrit Department. Dr. Luxman Saroop the great oriental scholar who had been awarded the Ph.D. Degree under the supervision of Prof. A. A. Macdonell from Oxford University.
Soon after the partition, the Department of Sanskrit was located temporarily at the D.A.V. College, Jalandhar. Dr. Surya Kant, the University Reader in Sanskrit, acted as Head of the Department and was assisted in the teaching by Shri Jagan Nath Agrawal as Lecturer. The Post-graduate teaching in Sanskrit was conducted in collaboration with the Sanskrit Department of D.A.V. College, Jalandhar.
=> M.Phil. (Sanskrit) - 1 years
=> M.A. (Sanskrit) - 2 years
=> M.Phil. (Sanskrit) - 20
=> M.A. (Sanskrit) - 60
=> M.A + Entrance Test + other criteria as laid down by the University
Department of Sanskrit
Arts Block 1
Chandigarh, U.T. - 160014
Telephone No : +91 172 2534646
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