Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha Tirupati


Established in 1962, Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha (National Sanskrit University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the small city of Tirupati (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Andhra Pradesh. Officially accredited/recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha (RSV) is a coeducational higher education institution. Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha (RSV) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. RSV also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha, Tirupati was established in 1961 as an autonomous body under the name of Kendriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha Tirupati Society. The basic objective of setting up the Vidyapeetha is to impart and improve sanskrit pedagogy, to accelerate the pace of higher sanskrit learning and to combine the traditional sanskrit education with modern scientific research.

The Vidyapeetha was later declared as a deemed to be a university on the recommendations of the U.G.C under section 3 of UGC Act by the Government of India. The institute offers programs that are accredited with A + grade by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).

Vision of the Vidyapeetha

The Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha has chalked out ten years Vision Plan for the developmental activities in realising the goals set by the founders. The Vision can be specified in the following lines :

Quality Improvement in Teaching of Sanskrit and Shastras

v   Development of innovative teaching methods of Sanskrit.

v   Development of Modern Research Methodology in Sanskrit.

v   Conducting national level Shastrartha Training Camps.

v   Use of modern technology such as Language Lab in the development of teaching and research      methodology.

Strengthening of Sanskrit Information through Networking

v   To develop Network of institutes, academicians and researchers on Sanskrit through SANSK-NET.

v   Popularization of great epics like Valmiki Ramayana and Mahabharata and Puranas like      Bhagavatam etc. in all major languages of the World through Internet.

v   Promoting traditional shastras and showing their relevance to the contemporary society.

Propagation of Sanskrit -Science Education

v   Organizing Sanskrit-Science Exhibition.

v   Research on Sanskrit-Science Nexus.

v   Establishing a Centre for Sanskrit and Science Studies and development of New Courses in this      area.

v   Creating a forum for interaction between traditional Sanskrit scholars and Scientists.

v   Organising Seminars, Conferences and Workshops on the Sanskrit Science.

Preservation of Indian Heritage, Tradition and Culture

v   To conduct extensive survey, collection and preservation of Manuscripts and to publish critical       editions.

v   To intensify research on Human Consciousness and Yogic Sciences.

v   To mould the students of Sanskrit learning into Cultural Ambassadors of India.


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Campus of Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha –

The Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha having a sprawling campus of 42 acres is located at the foot of the Tirumala Hills the abode of Lord Sri Venkateswara (Balaji) near Alipiri.  The Vidyapeetha campus, adjacent to SVIMS (Sri Venkateswara Institute of Medical Sciences), is at a distance of 4 k.m away from railway station and A.P.S.R.T.C. bus stand.

Facilities at Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha –

  • Library
  • Hostel
  • Computer Lab
  • Canteen
  • Laboratory
  • Sports
  • Gymnasium
  • Health Centre
  • Classrooms
  • E-Class Rooms

Faculties at Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha –

  • Faculty of Veda-Vedangas
  • Faculty of Darshanas
  • Faculty of Sahitya & Samskriti
  • Faculty of Education (Pedagogy)

Scholarship at Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha –

Scholarship will be awarded to students on the basis of their percentage of marks, merit obtained in the last qualifying examination. Scholarship offered are 25 for Prak-Sastri, 5 for each Sastra at Sastri level and 10 for each Sastra at Acharya level will be awarded as per rules. Scholarship will be given only for 10 months in a year and scholarship will be sanctioned in the beginning of the year only.


In addition to one Academic Building , one Library and two hostel buildings, several new buildings have been constructed after becoming a Deemed University .  They include: new building for Department of Education; a three-storied Ladies Hostel  (Padmachala); Guest House; Indoor Stadium; Administrative Building ; construction of type I, type II, type III , type IV and type V quarters, Garudachala Hostel and a three-storied second Ladies Hostel Building (Vidyachala).  Besides, construction of Neelachala Boys Hostel and Simhachala Research Scholars’ Hostel, recently. Further, as a part of the beautification of the campus, all internal roads in the campus have been laid and greenery is ensured by planting tree saplings and developing lush green gardens.
In order to attach equal importance to Physical Education programmes, a big play ground convering an area of about six acres has been developed with Volley Ball court, Football court etc.,.
The Vidyapeetha is located in an area of 41.48 acres having the following buildings constructed by Central Public Works Department:
Administrative Building
It is a two storied building accommodating rooms for Administrative officers of the Vidyapeetha and sections i.e. Administration, Establishment, Examination, Accounts, Engineering, etc.Academic building including Annexure and meeting hall:
In this building the class-rooms for all courses of the Vidyapeetha, and also rooms for faculty members are being provided. Usually Work- shops, Conferences, and other meetings will be held in the meeting hall of the Academic building.

Sansk-Net building
It accommodates the Sansk-Net Lab and E-Studio where in the old Shastras and Rare Manuscripts of Sanskrit are keyed and Recording into electronic media in collaboration with other Sanskrit and technical institutions with the special assistance of the MHRD and UGC and hosted in our website: http://sansknet.ac.in for the use of students and scholars of Sanskrit in India and Abroad
Class – Rooms
The Vidyapeetha has sufficient and well furnished class-rooms with well furnished furniture for the conduct of classes for various courses. At present the Vidyapeetha is able to provide class-room accommodation for 1000 students.

E-Class Rooms
The Electronic Class room is established for the use of Computer aided teaching, Human biology in the Yogavijanan Class using the modern technology. These e-class rooms are established in the Dept.of Education, DDE and Yogavijanan centre.

Seven Hostels (Saptachala )
The Vidyapeetha has Seven Hostels– five for Boys and two for Girls. — accommodating around 1100 students. This resembles Saptachala – Seven Hills of the Lord Venkateswara.

Transit Hostel
The Vidyapeetha has a two-storied transit hostel for accommodating delegates/ visitors/ VIPs to the Vidyapeetha.

Multi purpose Gymnasium
A Gymnasium with 16 multiple workstations has been installed in the indoor stadium of the University to facilitate the all-round physical development of the students. A separate gymnasium for girl students has been provided in the girls hostel.
Indoor stadium
The Vidyapeetha has multipurpose Indoor stadium wherein Indoor games and Aerobic exercises can be practiced by the students and staff. The Indoor stadium is equipped with 16 stationed – GYM – Thread Mill, Table Tennis Tables, Tennicoit courts etc. for the use of students and staff.
Multi-media Language Laboratory
The University is equipped with Multi-media Language Laboratory to develop language learning skills of students with the help of language technologies. Besides, the university is also equipped with psychology laboratory where the mental aptitude of students would be tested and trained by experts.
Dept. of Education Building
The Institute of Advanced  Studies in Education Building for exclusively for the students of the B.Ed and M.Ed. The building is consists of class rooms, Language Laboratory, Psychology Laboratory, Library etc. 
Yogavijnana Centre 
In order to treat chronic and incurable diseases, the therapeutic concepts of the Patanjali Yoga is being explored, through which healing of diseases can be achieved.  For this, the Vidyapeetha has established a Yoga and Healing Centre on its campus for the benefit of students and general public as well.

University Health Centre
The Vidyapeetha has a Health Centre to cater to the medical and health need of students and staff.  Heath Centre having a one Ambulance.   One full time doctor and two part-time doctors including one lady doctor are appointed in the centre

Central Library
The Central Library is equipped with 85,000 printed books and 5,500 titles of paper and palm leaf manuscripts The Library completed its automation of Acquisition, Cataloguing and Circulation sections. OPAC facility has already been provided to the users.

Regular Programmes

        The Vidyapeetha offers traditional courses in Sahitya, Vyakarana, Jyotisha, Nyaya, Advaita Vedanta, Vishistadvaita Vedanta, lDvaita Vedanta, Agama, Mimamsa, Sankhya Yoga etc.. along with modern subjects like Computer Science, Mathematics, History etc.

      The Professional courses offered in the University are Siksha Sastri (B.Ed) and Siksha Acharya (M.Ed.) monitored by National Council for Teaching Education (NCTE). Other courses leading to Diploma, P.G.Diploma and Research Degrees are also offered under various faculties.



No. of Seats      : 60 in all the Sastras

Duration            : Two years; Age :15 to 18 years as on 1st June No upper age limit for ladies

Scheme of Study :

 Part – 1             : 1st Language : English

2nd Language : Sanskrit/Telugu/Hindi

Part – 2             Paper-1 : Sanskrit (Compulsory) Optional Sastra of Sahitya/ Vyakarana / Darsana                                 /Jyotisha will be taught as part of second year syllabus.

Paper-2 : Sanskrit (Compulsory)

Paper-3 : Sanskrit (Compulsory)

Paper-4 : Mathematics/History (optional)

Paper-5 : Computers

Eligibility :    Pass in one of the following examinations with minimum five or six papers. The maximum marks should be 500 and above with English as one paper.

a. S.S.C/CBSE/NOS course with or withous Sanskrit and pass in ABHIJNA of Samskrita Bhasha      pracharini Sabha, Chittoor.

b. Purva Madhyama of 1 Rashtriya Sanskrit Samsthan, New Delhi, 2. Sampoornananda Sanskrit     University, Varanasi

c. Sanskrit Entrance Examination conducted by the Govt. of A.P with English

d. Any examination recognized as equivalent to X calss with Sanskrit.

e. Candidates possession S.S.C without Sanskrit are also eligible to join the course subject to the     conditions of passing the entrance test in Sanskrit conducted by the Rashtriya Sanskrit     Vidyapeetha, Tirupati.


2. SASTRI (Eq. to B.A.)

No. of Seats      : 100

Duration            : Three years (6 Semesters) ; Age :17 years (as on 1st June)

Scheme of Study :

 Part – 1             : 1st Language : English

2nd Language : Sanskrit/Telugu/Hindi

Part – 2             : Three Electives

1st Elective : One from the following Sastras :

1. Sahitya (30), 2. Vyakarana (20), 3. Phalitha Jyotisha (15), 4. Siddhanta Jyotisha (5),            5. Nyaya (5), 6.Advaita Vedanta (5), 7. Visistadvaita Vedanta (5), 8. Dwaita Vedanta (5),            9. Mimamsa (5), 10. Agama (5) (Note : The number in the brackets indicate the number of             seats in each sastra.)

2nd and 3rd Electives : any two from the following but not more than one from each group

Group A : 1. English Literature 2. Telugu Literature, 3. Hindi Literature

Group B : 1. History, 2. Archakatva & Pourohitya, 3. Yoga & Meditation, 4. Computer Applications

No. of Seats in Computer Applications – 20

Eligibility : Pass in any one of the following examinations as in 10+2 pattern.

a. Uttara Madhyama of 1. Sampoornananda Sanskrit University, Varanasi, 2. Rashtriya Sanskrit     Sanskrit, New Delhi.

b. Prak-Sastri of 1. Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha, Tirupati, 2. Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, New     Delhi

c. Madhyama of Kasi Hindu Viswavidyalaya, Varanasi

d. Varishtopadhyaya of Rajasthan Board of Intermediate Education, Ajmer.

e. Upasastri of 1. Sree Jagannatha Sanskrit University, Puri, 2. Kameshwar Singh Sanskrit University,     Darbhanga

f. Sahitya of Karnataka State.

g. 1. Intermediate or equivalent examination with Sanskrit or Vichakshana of Samskrita Bhasha         Pracharini Sabha, Chittoor of +2 Stage in 10+2+3 Pattern conducted by a State         Board/University/ Institute recognized by Vidyapeetha.

2. Equivalent course without sanskrit at plus 2 stage but studied Sanskrit at school level (10th         class) subject to the passing of the entrance test conducted by the Vidyapeetha.


3. SASTRI Vedabhashya (Eq. to B.A.)

No. of Seats      : 15

Duration            : Three years (6 Semesters) ; Age :17 years (as on 1st June)

Eligibility :

 Those who have passed/completed Samhita (Rigveda or Yajurveda) and have some knowledge       of Sanskrit are eligible, subject to the passing of entrance test conducted by the Vidyapeetha in       Samhita of respective Veda and Sanskrit.

Scheme of Study : Part 1- English & Sanskrit :2 Papers in each year

Paper 2 – 4 papers in each year consisting of Sahitya, Vyakarana and Veda                                     bhashyam


4. B.A.

No. of Seats       : 20

Duration             : Three years (6 Semesters) ; Age :17 years (as on 1st June)

Scheme of Study :

 Part – 1             : (a) 1st Language : English

(b) 2nd Language : Sanskrit/Telugu/Hindi

(c) History of Vedic & Classical Sanskrit Literature.

Part – 2             :  1st Elective : Sanskrit (Compulsory)

2nd and 3rd Electives : any two from the following but not more than one from each group

Group A : 1. English Literature 2. Telugu Literature, 3. Hindi Literature

Group B : 1. History, 2. Archakatva & Pourohitya, 3. Yoga & Meditation,


5. B.Sc.(Sastri)

No. of Seats      : 20

Duration            : Three years (6 Semesters) ; Age :17 years (as on 1st June)

Eigibility : Prak-Sastri/Intermediate or any other equivalent exam with Sanskrit and Mathematics                        as the subjects of study.

      Scheme of Study :

 Part – 1             : (a) 1st Language : English

(b) 2nd Language : Sanskrit/Telugu/Hindi

(c) History of Vedic & Classical Sanskrit Literature.

Part – 2         :  1st Elective : Sanskrit (Compulsory)/Any Sastra as Specified in the Sastri Course

2nd Elective : Mathematics

3rd Elective : Computer Science

(Those who are opting this course should have passed the qualifiyig examination with Mathematics as one of te subjects.)

Note : For all undergraduate courses SL.No.(2-5) the medium of instruction will be Sanskrit only for            all papers, except in the case of laguages and modern subjects


1. ACHARYA (Eq.M.A.) : Choice Based Credit System (In this scheme for each of the following     Sastrs, there five papers, in which four papers will be from (A) Hard core Sastras and 1 Paper will     be from (B) Soft Core Sastras for each Semester). Soft Core has to opt from other Sastras.

    A. Hard Core Sastras: 1. Sahitya (60), 2. Vyakarana (30), 3. Phalitha Jyotisha (15), 4. Siddhanta         Jyotisha (15), 5. Nyaya (15), 6. Advaita Vedanta (20), 7. Visistadvaita Vedanta (15), 8. Dwaita         Vedanta (15), 9. Agama (15), 10. Mimamsa(15), 11. Dharma Sastra(15), 12. Sankhya Yoga (13),         13. Puranetihasa (15), 14. Vedabhashyam (15)

    B. Soft Core Sastras : i) 1. Sahitya, 2. Puranetihasa,

                           ii) 1. Vyakarana, 2. Siddhanta Jyotisha, 3. Phalitha Jyotisha, 4. Vedabhashyam,                                 5.Dharma Sastra

                           iii) 1. Nyaya, 2. Advaita Vedanta 3, Dwaita Vedanta, 4. Agama, 5. Mimamsa,                                         6. Sankhya Yoga, 7. Visistadvaita Vedanta.

        (Keeping in view the pros and cons of the system mordern subjects computer science etc. may         be included according to XXII Vidvat Parishad Meeting : Item No.22.10).

        (Note : The number in the brackets indicate the number of seats in each Sastra.)

Duration : Two years (4 Semesters). Age: Minimum 20 years as on 1st June.

Eligibility : (a) Pass in 3 year degree course/Sastri/ Any Graduate from a recognized University                             with Sanskrit as second language or as an elective subject.

                      (b) Two years degree course with Bridge course of i) Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha,                             Tirupati, ii) Sri Lal Bahadur Sastri Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha, New delhi, iii)                             Rashtriya Sanskrit Sanskthan, New Delhi.

                      (c) Siromani Final Examination of i) Madras University, Chennai, ii) Annamalai University,                            Annamalai nagar.

                      (d) Siromani final Examinatio of S.V.University, Tirupati

                      (e) Sastra Bhushana Final Examination of Kerala Government.

                      (f) Vidyapraveena Final Examination of Andhra University, Waltair.

                      (g) Vidyalankara and Vedalankara examinations of Gurukula Kangeri Viswavidyalaya,                            Haridwar

                      (h) Vidwat Madyama Examination of Karnataka Government.

                      (i) B.A.(O.L)/B.A.(L).B.A./B.A (Hons.)/B.O.L equivalent examinations with Sanskrit of all recognized universities.

                      (j) Any other examination recognized by the Rashtriya Sanskrit University as equivalent to Sastri.


2. M.A. in Sanskrit – Sabdabodha Systems & Language Technology : This is an interdisciplinary and      1. newly emerging area of study introduced under the innovative programme approved by U.G.C.

     2. A rage Interdisicplinary Course Under Credit based Semester System

     3. A blend of Computer Science, Modern Linguistics and Sabdabodha Systems like Vyakarana,          Nyaya and Mimamsa.

     4. An emerging area of research in Sanskrit and Natural Language Processing

     5. A Career Oriented course providing scope for good placements.

     Duration : 4 Semesters in 2 years

    Course Syllabus

  No. of Seats : 10 (Admission will be given based on mert and performance in the interview.)

     Eligibility : 1.Sastri/B.A/Any other equivalent degree (Preferably in Nyaya, Vyakarana, Mimamsa                            or Darsana) with Computer Science/Computer Applications or sufficient computer                            background.

                       2. B.A./B.Sc./BCA/ Any other equivalent degree with Sanskrit and Computer Science or                           Mathematics background.

       Suupporting bridge courses will be offered to the admitted students before starting the actual        course to strengthen their knowledge in Computer Science, Sanskrit and Mathematics so that        the students will be brought under a uniform plane.

      Support : Selected Students will be provided with Scholarship on par with other Master Courses        in the Vidyapeetha.

      Fees : Rs. 600-00 and Library Deposit refundable Rs. 200-00.


3. P.G.Diploma in Yoga Therapy and Stress Management :

     This is an interdisciplinary course introduced under the innovative programme of the University      Grants commission. The cource is aimed at disseminating the theoritical and procatical knowledge      of Patanjali’s Yoga Sastra, their therapeutic values and relevance in maintenance of sound, body      and mind.

     No. of Seats : 25

 Duration : 1 Year ; Internship : 6 months Age : Below 35 years

Eligibility : Any graduate with second class from a recognized University. Preference will be given                        to the candidtes having Sanskrit as one of the subjects/proficiency in Sanskrit.

Course Fee : Rs. 2000.00 for one year ; Internship – Rs. 3000.00 Caution deposit Rs. 1000/-                            (Refundable).


4. M.Sc. in Computer Science & Language Technology :

     The main objective of the M.Sc. (Computer Science and sanskrit Language Technologies course is to provide the students a clear understanding of the concepts and principles of Computer Science as a discipline and the rich and specialized skills required to handle the computing systems in an applied branch of language technologies in general and sanskrit language technologies in particular.

Duration : 2 years (4 Semesters), No. of Seats : 15, Age : Minimum 20 years

Eligibility : Any graduate with Computer Science/Computer Applications with Sanskrit at +2 level.

Course content : Computer Science, lArtificial Intelligence, Language and Speech Processing.

                            Course Syllabus

Course Highlights: 1. Unique Curriculum designed by R & D experts in Computer Science and sanskrit                                     Lanugage Technologies

                               2. State of the art Laboratory                       3. Extensive hands on sessions

                               4. Exposure to Soft skills                               5. Resourceful faculty.

                               6. Creative Learning Environment                 7. Quality courwse content

                               8. Well equipped Library

5. P.G.Diploma in Comparative Aesthetics (Sahitya) in Global Perspective :

Duration : 1 Year   No. of Seats : 15    Age : Minimum 22 years

Eligibility : Acharya (Sahitya) Pass with 55% Marks.

6. Master in Ancient Indian Management Techniques (MAIMT) (2 year UGC Approved Post Graduate Course in Management):

Duration : 1 Year   No. of Seats : 15    Age : Minimum 22 years

     In this UGC approved innovative course the syllabus will cover subjects covering Ancient Indian Management Skills, Modern thoughts and Organizational behaviour.

     Graduates from any discipline having secured a minimum of 50% marks are eligible to join in this course.

     This course covers subjects like :

      Vedic thoughts on Environmental Awareness and Natural Resource Management

     Personal Management in Indian Philosophic Systems and Upanishads

      Personal Management Techniques in Yoga and Ayurveda

     Management and organisational behaviour

     Managerial Communication

     Preference will be given to candidates having proficiency in Sanskrit.


        Every student should pay the whole fee in one installment at the time of admission. The fees once paid will not be refunded. Admission and other fees payable for all courses are as detailed below. :


Particulars                                                    PRAK-SASTRI/Sastri                B.A./B.Sc.

Admission/Regd. Fee                                                       50-00                             50-00

Tuition fee                                                                     380-00                           380-00

Library Caution Deposit (refundable)                            100-00                           100-00

Computer fee per annum at the time of Admin                  –                              2900-00

Total fee payable at time of admission530-00                       3430-00

All the continuation course students must pay the tuition fee mentioned above every academic year till the completion of the course.


Particulars                                                    Acharya /M.A (Sabdabodha)         M.Sc.

Admission/Regd. Fee                                                       50-00                             50-00

Tuition fee                                                                     450-00                         5000-00

Library Caution Deposit (refundable)                            200-00                           200-00

Computer fee per annum at the time of Admin                  –                                    –

Total fee payable at time of admission                     700-00                        5250-00


P.G.Diploma in Yoga Therapy and Stress Management

                                Rs. 2000-00 for Ist year

                                Rs. 3000-00 for Internship(payable)

                                Rs. 1000-00 for caution deposit (refundable)

All the continuation course students must pay the tuition fee mentioned above every academic year till the completion of the course.

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