M.Phil. Sanskrit or Master of Philosophy in Sanskrit is a postgraduate Sanskrit language course. Sanskrit is a historical Indo-Aryan language and the primary liturgical language of Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism.Today, it is listed as one of the 22 scheduled languages of India and is an official language of the state of Uttarakhand. The students under this degree are taught the research methodology and are required to prepare research papers on any of the topics such as Sanskrit Poetry, Sanskrit Drama, Fiction, Literary Criticism and Literary History etc. In western classical linguistics, Sanskrit occupies a pre-eminent position along with Greek and Latin in Indo-European studies. M.Phil. (Sanskrit) is two years degree course and minimum time to complete it is one year. In India it is being provided by a lot of Universities on regular and distance basis. After completing the course candidates have many career scopes in educational and other fields.
M.Phil. Sanskrit Eligibility
Pass in Master’s Degree exam in a relevant subject with minimum 55% marks in the aggregate by University, college or an examination recognized as equivalent thereto.
Those who have good communication skills and knowledge about Sanskrit language and want to take up the research work can go for this course.
Second, those who want to develop and spread this language are good match for it.
Who have passed their Masters’ degree also can go for M.Phil. (Sanskrit) course.
How is M.Phil. Sanskrit Course Beneficial?
Different career options are available for postgraduates in this field, for instance one can become a teacher, translator or a freelancer as well. For imparting a program in the foreign language, the educational institutions mostly look for experts in this field.
Option for taking private tuitions is also available. There are various types of jobs available for interpreters, such as consecutive interpreter, general interpreter and liaison interpreter.
Translators also work in fields such as scientific literary, technical or business. Freelancing is the new trend in the field of language.
Freelancers join research firms, translation bureaus, publishing houses, international organizations, hotel industry, travel and tourism sector etc.