Nepal Sanskrit University, the then Mahendra sanskrit University established in 1986 under Mahendra Sanskrit Act 2043, was established with the objectives to systematize Sanskrit education up to higher level, to preserve and promote its achievements , and develop Nepal into a centre for learning Sanskrit language and literature.
It is the second national university of Nepal. The university offers Intermediate (Uttar Madhyama), Bachelors (Shastri), Masters (Acharya) and Doctoral Courses in classical and modern sanskrit. It also offers Intermediate Courses in Ayurvedic medicines and condensed courses for Ayurvedacharya. This university was established to enable people including scholars of other nations to secure wholesome knowledge of Sanskrit and to
develop Nepal as a center of learning in Sanskrit. The central office of this university is in Dang. The university has 12 constituent and 1 affiliated private campuses situated in different parts of the country
Nepal Sanskrit University aims at producing qualified scholars to safeguard national culture and produce competent men power in Aurveda, Jyoutisha, Yogic Sciences, and naturopathy along with Sanskrit Scholars to meet t
Nepal Sanskrit University Council:
For the formation of university policy , approval of Budget and projects, formulation and amendments of rules there is a provision of a University Council. an apex body of the university. Following is the structure of NSU council.