Nepal Sanskrit University

Dang, Rapti, Dang

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Salient Features

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.

  • Established 1986 AD
  • public Institution
  • 977-82-400029

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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 the national and  international need. NSU runs classes in modern subjects like Nepali, English, Economics, Mathematics, Political Science and Pure science keeping view with the demand of time and need of the country. Apart from regular programmes ,Nsu  runs mini research along with PhD progrmme. Research Center , a separate wing  to carry research work , has been set up in Kathmandu .


Central Office:

The central office of the university is situated at Beljhundi , 16 kilometers west of Gorahi,the district headquarter of Dang. The central office owns 342 Bighas of land donated by various donors and 1336 Bighas of fertile land at Deukhuri, Dang. University Vidyapeetha, Central library,Hostel, and Trilokeshwar Shivalaya have added additional beauty to the central office. Its liaison office is at Basantapur,Kathmandu.