Sunday, 19 April 2015

English and Hindi medium correspondence courses to learn Sanskrit

The Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, New Delhi offers a correspondence course for the learning of Sanskrit. Both Indian nationals and foreigners can apply for this course. Study material is sent by post. Application for the 2015-2016 session is now open.

About Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan
The Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan is an autonomous organization funded by the Central Government of India. The organization was set up with the primary aim to develop and promote Sanskrit. As of 2002, the Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan acquired the status of a Deemed University. It conducts courses for learning Sanskrit at various academic levels, imparts training to Sanskrit teachers, coordinates research work in various disciplines of Sanskrit learning, offers correspondence courses to learn Sanskrit, etc.

About the correspondence course
Course fee
Rs.250/- for Indian nationals and $50 for foreigners. The fee has to be remitted in cash or by Demand Draft (DD) in favour of "The Regisrar" Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, New Delhi. 

Eligibility criteria
Knowledge of English and Hindi for the first year course and successful completion of it or elementary knowledge of Sanskrit for admission to the second year course.

Study Material
You will receive each month 2 lessons of the course by post. Each lesson includes: Grammar, Text, Glossary, Grammatical Notes, Response Sheet

Evaluation
Once you complete the lesson, you need to submit the response sheet to the Asst. Registrar (Correspondence Course) for evaluation and gradation. The response sheet will be returned to you. There are no exams for the course at any time. You will receive a certificate as per your grades.

How to apply for the course
1. Fill in the application form (free of cost):  http://www.sanskrit.nic.in/cc09/eform.pdf

2. Send the application form and fee to:
The Assistant Registrar, Department of Correspondence Course,
Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan,
56-57, Institutional Area,
Janakpuri,
New Delhi-110058

Contact Information
Ph: 91-11-28521994 / 28524993
Email: rsks@nda.vsnk.net.in 
Website: http://www.sanskrit.nic.in