Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit

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Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit
SSUS Logo.png
Seal of the university
Established 1993
Type Public
Chancellor Governor of Kerala
Vice-Chancellor Dr. M.C. Dileepkumar
Location Kalady, Kerala, India
10°10′13″N 76°26′19″E / 10.17028°N 76.43861°E / 10.17028; 76.43861Coordinates: 10°10′13″N 76°26′19″E / 10.17028°N 76.43861°E / 10.17028; 76.43861

Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit (SSUS) is a research oriented Public University located at Kalady near Kochi in Kerala. The university is named after the sage and philosopher Adi Sankaracharya and was established in the year 1993. The varsity is located on the banks of the river Poorna.[1]

The varsity works towards the publication and preservation of manuscripts and books in Sanskrit and other languages.

The university functions through nine regional centres, namely Kalady (main campus), Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Panmana, Thuravoor, Ettumanoor, Tirur, Koyilandy and Payyannur.


The university consists of the following departments.[2]

  • Ayurveda
  • Dance
  • Economics
  • Education
  • English
  • Geography
  • Hindi
  • History
  • Malayalam
  • Music
  • Painting
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sanskrit General
  • Sanskrit Nyaya
  • Sanskrit Sahitya
  • Sanskrit Vedanta
  • Sanskrit Vyakarna
  • School of Vedic Studies
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Theatre
  • Urdu
  • Vastuvidya

Student Facilities[edit]


Internet Lab[edit]

Language lab[edit]

Health Clinic[edit]

Career Guidance and Counseling Cell[edit]

A cell established in September 2012, funded by University Grants Commission of India. Objective of the cell is to equip the students of the university for better career management. It is headed by Dr. Jose Antony (Director), who is also the head of Department of Social Work. Services of the cell includes Guidance, Counseling, Training Programmes, and Recruitment drives. There is a full time counselor working for providing the guidance and counseling services as well as to coordinate the functions of the cell. Arun Menachery is currently serving as the Counselor of the Cell.

Equal Opportunity Cell[edit]

It is a functioning along with the Career Guidance and Counseling Cell at the University. It has been established for the development of minority students enrolled in the university.

Employment and Guidance Bureau[edit]


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