M.A. in Sanskrit
Courses are offered in Indian Intellectual and Cultural Traditions , Vedic Studies, Navya-Nyaya, Sanskrit Language and Literature, Pali & Prakrit Language & Literature, Indian Philosophical Systems, Computational Linguistics, Indian Discourse Analysis, Sanskrit Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Puranas, Epics, , Sanskrit Poetics and Aesthetics, Environmental Ethics, Manuscriptology, Indian Socio-Political Thought. Specialized courses are offered in third and fourth semesters in the following areas
►Indian Aesthetics & Poetics
►Pali & Prakrit Studies
There are FIVE immediate objectives before the School of Sanskrit and Indic Studies:
(i) to increase the access of the texts of Indian thought by making them available in the modern Indian languages and media,
(ii) to expound the texts of thought in a modern idiom to explicate their intrinsic intellectual content,
(iii) to examine the Central Asia, South Asia, East Asia and the Middle East culture and intellectual matrix in terms of Indian thought,
(iv) to evaluate the traditions of thought not only for their evaluatory power but also for their inbuilt potential for adaptation and evolution.
The M.Phil/Ph.D. programme will organise: expositional and developmental research (in seminal texts of thought, and two-fold comparative research between classical Indian theoretical frameworks and texts on the one hand and on the other hand.
(a) modern Indian Languages and literatures and cultural practices,
(b) Persian and Asian languages, and
(c) modern European languages and cultural practices.
M.Phil/Ph.D. Research facilities are available in the following areas:
►Indian Philosophical Systems and Schools
►Indian Aesthetics & Politics
►Indian Discourse Analysis
►Sanskrit Grammar and Linguistics
►Navya Nyaya Language & Methodology
►Scientific Traditions in Sanskrit
►Indian and Western Logical Systems
►Indian Socio-Political Thought
►Pali and Prakrit Studies
►Contemporary Sanskrit Writings
The Centre plans to have inter-disciplinary approach in both teaching and research.