Nepal Sanskrit University
|Nepal Sanskrit University|
|Chancellor||Prime Minister of Nepal
|Vice-Chancellor||Prof. Shiva Hari Marahattha|
Beljhundi,Dangcountry = Nepal
Nepal Sanskrit University (formerly Mahendra Sanskrit University) established in December 1986, has its central office at Beljhundi in Dang district of Mid-Western Development Region, Nepal, which is only 13 kilometeres fom the headquarter, Ghorahi. The university offers Intermediate (Uttar Madhyama), Bachelor (Shastri), Bachelor of Education, Masters (Acharya) and Doctoral courses in classical and modern subjects. It also offers intermediate in Ayurveda and condensed courses for Ayurvedacharya. The university has 12 constituent and 13 affiliated Vidhyapithas (campuses) situated in different parts of the country. Inspired by the long unbroken tradition of Sanskrit in Nepal, the university was established for the following purposes:
- To fulfil the need for an autonomous institution for teaching/learning activities and research of Sanskrit field at various levels.
- To systematize Sanskrit education up to the highest level in the country.
- To preserve and promote Sanskrit education in different sectors of the Nepalese society.
- To develop the Kingdom of Nepal into a centre for learning through Sanskrit education.
MSU also offers facilities for degree and non-degree research works based on Sanskrit. It also organizes training programs on Vedic and Buddhist teaching and Yoga training. The Prime Minister is the Chancellor of Nepal Sanskrit University. The Pro-Chancellor is the Minister for Education. The Vice-chancellor is the Chief Administrator of the University.
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