Department of Sanskrit

  • Year of Establishment: 1966
  • Location: Old Library Building


The department was opened in 1986 and the founder teachers were Dr. Ganesh Chandra Goswami and Hiran Sarma. Dr. Goswami is still continuing to serve and currently he is the HoD. Ms. Sarma, after serving for a brief period, joined the Sanskrit Department of Gauhati University. Her position was taken by Tilak Chandra Bhattacharjee who served for a few years and passed away at a young age much before his retirement. Initially the department looked after the HS and UG General classes. But recently BA Major classes have been started. From this department, Ms. Sanghamitra Das and Putumani Thakuria had obtained highest mark in Sanskrit in the Higher Secondary Final Examination in 2002 and 2005 respectively.

Course Offered

  • HS Course
  • Three years (six semesters) Degree Course (B.A.), Major & General


Dr. Nibedita Gowsmi

Associate Prof.


Dr. Ganesh Chandra Goswami (Guest Faculty)

Asst. Prof.


The Department has one laptop with internet facilities and a small departmental library. Department organizes academic activities for the benefits of the students. The teachers of the Department offer informal counseling to students from time to time.


Sanskrit department regularly organizes group discussions, seminars among the students within the department. The faculties of this department offer informal career counseling to students from time to time. Occasionally the department organizes field trip or exposure visit for students to various places. The department also co-operates in activities of Society for Humanities and Social Sciences which felicitates the outstanding students.

Examination Results

TDC (Only Major) 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
No. of 1st Class -- -- -- -- 1
No. of 2nd Class -- -- -- -- --
Pass Percentage