Enhance your Employability. Learn Sanskrit and Indian Culture while doing UG / PG / Medical / Engineering /Arts and Employed / House-hold persons University of Madras affiliated Add-on courses
Part-Time Sanskrit Programmes

  • 1. Certificate Course in Sanskrit
  • Timings : Mon, Wed.& Fri. 5 – 6 p.m.
  • Eligibility : A pass in +2 and above
  • (No prior Sanskrit knowledge required)

  • 2. Diploma Course in Sanskrit
  • Timings : Tue & Sat. 4.30 – 6 p.m.
  • Eligibility : A pass in Certificate Course

  • Duration : for both courses – 1 year
  • No upper age limit for both the courses

  • Contact for Admission : 91-44-24980421 / mds.sanskritcollege@gmail.com

  CELEBRATING SANSKRIT WEEK FROM 17.10.2011 – 23.10.2011

Inaugural Function on 17.10.2011 at 11.00 a.m. by Dr. S. Sankaranarayanan (Former Director, Adyar Library & Research Institute, Chennai), will be Chief Guest & Deliver his Inaugural Address. Sri B. Madhavan (Secretary of the College) will preside over the function.

The Students of the College will participate various competitions in Sanskrit throughout the week. Valedictory Function will be held on 23.10.2011 at 2.30 p.m. Dr. C.S. Radhakrishnan (Prof. & Head, Dept. of Sanskrit, Pondicherry University will be deliver Valedictory Address and distribute the prizes. Dr. N.V. Devi Prasad (Principal of the College) will preside over.

  The following inspiring quotations from great spiritual leaders, great statesmen and eminent scholars both Foreign and Indian


Founder - Chairman  

Krishnaswami was the second of four brothers, born in a Thanjavur village. His father went on to become a munsiff while his mother died after her fourth delivery. more...


The Madras Sanskrit College & S.S.V.Patasala was founded in February 1906, by one of the most illustrious personalities and an eminent jurist late Honourable V.Krishnaswami Iyer, Former Judge of Madras High Court and Member of the Executive Council of Government of Madras. Grown rapidly since its inception, the college has completed hundred years of service to the society particularly in the field of Sanskrit and became successful in restoring and rejuvenating the indigenous tradition and culture.

The college is affiliated to the University of Madras and recognized by the Collegiate Education, Governmentt of Tamil Nadu under Grant-in-Aid. The college has been partly aided by the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Department of Education, Govt. of India, New Delhi, under the Adarsha Mahavidyalaya Scheme from the year 1977.

The college offers the ‘Sanskrit Siromani’ course (10+2+3+2 Pattern) of the Madras University which is recognized as Post Graduate Degree by the University of Madras. The students are trained in Traditional Sastras namely Mimamsa, Advaita Vedanta, Sahitya, Vyakarana, Jyothisha and Nyaya through traditional way of teaching. English, Hindi & Computer Science are prescribed for the course upto graduate level to infuse communication skills and to enhance job oppurtunities.