Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha, a University established under section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956 is a premier institution in the field of higher learning in Sanskrit studies, Traditional Sastras and Pedagogy. It is funded by the Ministry of Human Resource Development through University Grants Commission, New Delhi.
The Vidyapeetha has a long history in the service of Sanskrit education. 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 Vidyapeeth was established at Tirupati (A.P.) in 1961 by the Govt. of India on the recommendations of the Sanskrit Commission (1957) as an autonomous body under the name of Kendriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha Tirupati Society. Dr. S.Radhakrishnan, the then Vice President of India laid the foundation stone of the Vidyapeeth on 4th January 1962.
The Directorate of Distance Education is established in the Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeetha, Tirupati from the Academic year 2003-04 with the permission of the Distance Education Council (DEC), IGNOU, New Delhi.
The main objectives of the DDE are to make Sanskrit higher Education reach the unreached sections of the society, to promote continuous learning in Sanskrit and provide education at a lower cost. It also aims to provide educational opportunity to those who have basically no education qualifications and give career development facility to the working people
The Major Highlights of the Institute are mentioned below:
Type of University
|Recognized by||DEC, IGNOU|
|Address||Rashtriya Sanskrit VidyapeethaTirupati - 517 507 Andhra Pradesh|
|BA, MA, Diploma, Certificate Courses|
The Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeeth Distance Education Courses are mentioned below:
|MA (Acharya)||Sahitya, Jyotisha|
|PG Diploma||Yoga Vijnan|
|Course||Duration||Fees Average Tuition Fees|
|BA [Bachelor of Arts]||3 Years||₹3,430|
|MA [Master of Arts]||2 Years||₹700|
Eligibility Criteria for Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeeth - Distance Education Eligibility Criteria for Distance BA Candidate must have passed 10+2 exams. Average marks required will be determined from time to time. Relaxation will be given for students from reserved categories. Application Process for Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeeth - Distance Education The candidates seeking admission should send the application in the prescribed form. The application form should be filled in by the applicant in his/her own hand and signed. The declaration must be signed by the candidate and by the parent or guardian. Incomplete applications will be rejected. Applications of ineligible candidates will be rejected. Applications received after the due date will be rejected. Admission Process for Rashtriya Sanskrit Vidyapeeth - Distance Education Students will be admitted to the Vidyapeetha in accordance with the rules governing eligibility, merit, good conduct etc., as determined by the Vidyapeetha from time to time. Documents Required Pass certificate of the last qualifying examination for admission Marks obtained in each examination from Matriculation/SSC/OSLC to the last qualifying examination Transfer certificate Study certificate Date of Birth Certificate Conduct certificate Caste & Income certificate for SC, ST and OBC Students Migration certificate Passport size photos