Significance of Ph. D in Sanskrit Language course

Sanskrit is an ancient language which has great prominence in India. Sanskrit as a language has its origin from the Vedic times. The candidates need special skills and interest towards pursuing this language as a main course. This is perhaps one of the oldest languages in the country and our national language Hindi has also originated from Sanskrit.
Eligibility Criteria’s
A PhD in Sanskrit language is very important as it involve the study about the historical aspects of this language. The candidates who are interested in doing a PhD in Sanskrit should have done the graduation and post graduation in the same area of Sanskrit itself. The candidates should have taken these specific degrees from the recognized institutes or universities and should have secured a minimum of 50% in the qualifying exam. The candidates need to have certain specific set of skills for learning this language as it is highly technical. The candidates generally look for higher opportunities with a PhD degree in this field. The candidates should always study the various aspects regarding this course and come out with a thesis. This thesis should give new insights in this area. This is a course which has long term opportunities.
Course Outlook
This is a course which has been evolving. The duration of a PhD degree is around 3-4 years which is mainly dependent on the depth of the information in the thesis which is created by the candidates. The most important challenge regarding this course is that many candidates are reluctant to take this course. In many institutions itself, Sanskrit is not included in the different options of taking it as a separate language options. Hence, adequate measures must be taken to improve the scope of this course. The adequate steps should be taken to make the students aware about the different career prospects related to this course and the benefits associated with it.
Job prospects regarding this course
The job prospects related to this is very high which many people don’t know. The candidates who have taken a course in PhD can work in the role Teachers/lecturers in various schools/colleges/universities both in the government and the private sector.
The PhD qualified candidates can get involved in the research field also where in the language research can be done including the archaeological areas, ancient manuscripts reading and translation of these manuscripts etc. This course enables the candidate to enter in to the field of anthropology and similar sort of courses.
Some of the prominent universities which offer PhD courses in Sanskrit are mainly Delhi University, Kerala University, Kanpur University, Tilkamanjhi Bhagalpur University etc.


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    Dr.Vaishali Mane:

    Respected Sir/Madam,
    I completed B.A.M.S. Now I want to take admission for M.A(sanskrit). Hence I am preparining for enterance exam. I want some previous question papers of enterance exam for M.A (sanskrit). Aiso want name of refrance books for study. Please do needful. Waiting for your replay.