B.A. (Sanskrit)

Bachelor of Arts in Sanskrit

Duration: 3 Years
Level: Graduation
Type: Degree
Eligibility: 10+2

B.A. Sanskrit or Bachelor of Arts in Sanskrit is an undergraduate Sanskrit course. It concerns with the field of arts and covers the areas regarding Sanskrit literature: society, poetry, prose, drama, novels, grammar etc. B.A. is generally three academic year degree course and The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Gujarat is providing in three years in context of B.A. in Sanskrit. Time duration may be different from language to language. It may be provided on part time basis by certain institutes.

B.A. Sanskrit Eligibility

  • Minimum requirement is Higher Secondary (10+2) exam or its equivalent pass with second language Sanskrit.

B.A. Sanskrit Syllabus

The following syllabus is provided by the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Gujarat.

First Year

 

MIL Addl. Sanskrit

Section I

Hitopadesa (Mitralabha) –Fables 1 to 8 (Complete)

Section II

Subhasita- Sudhakumbhah - Selected Verses

 

Optional Sanskrit

Section I

Svapnavasavadattam of Bhasa – (complete)

Section II

Kumarasam· bhavam of Kalidasa (Canto V)

Second Year

 

Minor Paper - I

Section I

Vikramorvasiyam of Kalidasa (Complete)

Section II

Srimadbhagavadgita (Chs. 2,4,8,11,12,15&16)

 

Minor Paper - II

Section I

Kavyaprakasa of Mammata (Ullasa I) (Complete)

Section II

Kavyaprakasa of Mammata (Ullasa X - Selected Ala

 

Major Paper – I

Section I

Abhijnanasakuntalam of Kalidasa (Complete)

Section I

Srimadbhagavadgita (Chs. 2,4,8,11,12,15&16)

 

Major Paper - II

Section I

Sahityadarpana (Parichhedas) I & II- complete

Section II

Sahityadarpana (Parichheda X) – Selected Alamkaras

 

Major Paper - III

Section I

History of Classical Sanskrit Literature (Selected authors)

Section II

Manusmrti - Chapter 2 (Complete)

Third Year

 

Paper - IV

Section I

Vaiyakarana-Siddhantakaumudi, Samjna , Paribhasa & Karaka Prakaranas (complete)

Section II

Unseens

 

Paper - V

Section I

Vedic Reader- Selected hymns

Section II

Upanisads – Kena & Katha (Complete)

 

Paper - VI

Section I

Vedantasara of Sadananda (Complete)

Section II

Samkhya-Karika of Isvarakrsna (Complete)

 

Paper - VII

Section I

History of Vedic literature

Section II

Arthasastra of Kautilya (Complete)

 

Paper - VIII

Section I

Sanskrtagadyamrtam - (Selected Topics)

Section II

Sanskrtanibandhacandrika (Selected Essays )

 

Paper – IX

Section I

Rajatarangini of Kalhana (Taranga VII) – Complete

Section II

Savitrisatakam of Modern Jayadeva (Complete)

 

B.A. Sanskrit Colleges 

B.A. Sanskrit Course Suitability

  • Students those who interested in Sanskrit language and its related educational areas, etc. are most suitable for this course.
  • Those who are willing to go for teaching fields aiming to become lecturer at college and university level both in private and government institutions also are eligible for it.
  • Those who have good communication, interpersonal skills and willing to preserve the heritage of Sanskrit literature.

How is B.A. Sanskrit Course Beneficial?

  • There are many career options available for graduates in this field, for instance, they can become a teacher, translator or a freelancer as well.
  • They have also the option for taking private tuitions. There are various types of jobs available for interpreters, such as consecutive interpreter, general interpreter and liaison interpreter, etc.
  • Translation is also an option with them as they work in the fields such as scientific literary, technical or business. So it provides lot of career opportunities to them.
  • Freelancing is the new trend in the field of language career options. Freelancers join research firms, translation bureaus, publishing houses, international organizations, hotel industry, travel and tourism sector etc.

 B.A. Sanskrit Job Types

After completing B.A. Sanskrit the candidates can find jobs in various fields such as covered in the following headings:-

  • Customer Care Specialist
  • Interpreter
  • Teacher-Sanskrit
  • Translator
  • Tutor- Sanskrit language

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