B.A. (Honours) in Sanskrit

University of Kalyani
In Bardhaman

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  • Bachelor
  • Bardhaman
  • Duration:
    3 Years
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Starts Location
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Bardhaman
: University of Kalyani, Kalayani, Nadia, West Bengal, 741235, West Bengal, India
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Course programme

Part – I

Paper – I

Unit – I : Svapnavāsavadattam
Chandomãñjarī(Samavṛtta only)
Translation into Sanskrit either from Bengali or English

Unit – II : General Grammar
(Sandhi, Kāraka, Samāsa, Nāmadhātu, Kṛt, Taddhita, San,
Yañ, Strīpratyaya, Ātmanepada and Parasmaipada Vidhāna
Declension, Conjugation, Use of Kta, Ktavatu, Ktvā - Lyap,
Tumun, Use of Comparative and Superlative Pratyayas.)
Rājavāhanacaritam

Paper – II :
Unit – I : Abhijñanaśakuntalam
Unit – II : Kādambarī ( Śukanāsopadeśa only )
Sāhityadarpaṇa ( Chapter VI ) (excluding Sandhyangas )

Part – II
Paper – III :
Unit – I : Tarkasaṁgraha
Unit – II : kirātārjuīyam ( Canto I )
General acquaintance with the main systems Of Indian Philosophy
( Two broad Classes, Orthodox and Heterodox. Nine Scools of
Indian Philosophy, their special traits and their study from the
Point of view of theory of Creation, theory of Causation, theory
of Knowledge and Salvation. In Vedānta focus should be on
Advaita Vedānta. Idealism and realism in Indian Philosophy systems.)

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University of Kalyani Honours Course in Sanskrit
Paper – IV Marks No of Periods
Unit – I : Manusaṁhitā (Chapter VII Upto Ślokas – 150)
Arthaśāstra (Adhikaraṇa I, Adhyāya 1-4, 6-8, 13-16)
Unit – II : Yājñavalkyasmṛti, Vyavahāra Adhyāya
(Upto the end of the Dāyabhāga)
Summary writing in Sanskrit (in Devnāgrī Script)

Part – III
Paper – V Marks No of Periods

Unit – I : Sāhityadarpaṇa – Alaṁkāras (Chapter X only)
(The definions, examples, applications and differences
excepting Classifications of the following prominent
figures of speech only – Anuprāsa, Śleṣa, Upamā, Rūpaka,
Pariṇāma, Ullekha, Bhrāntimān, Apahnuti, Utprek ṣā, Atiśayokti,
Tulyayogitā, Dīpaka, Prativastūpamā, Drstānta, Nidarśanā, Vyatireka
Samāŝokti, Arthāntaranyāsa,… Vibhāvana, Viśesokti)
Vāmana’s Kāvyālaṁkāra Sūtravrtti (first Adhikara ṇa(full)
And Third Adhikaraṇa-1st Chapter-upto sutra No-3)
Unit – II : Bhattikāvya (Cento II only)
Essay in Sanskrit

Paper VI
(History of Sanskrit Literature)
Marks No of Periods
Unit – I : Vedic Literature
Epigraphic & Technical Literature
Unit – II : Classical Literature (Epic, Purā ṇa, Court Epics,
Drama, Historical Kāvyas, Lyrica kāvyas, Prose Romance, Tales & Fables)
University of Kalyani Honours Course in Sanskrit
Paper – VII
Marks No of Periods
Hymns from Rgveda
Unit – I : Agni (I.1), Indra(II.12) Aksạ(X.34)
Hiranyagarbha(X.121), Devi₪ūkta(X.125)
Padapātha and Vedic Grammar
( Sandhi, Declesion of a-stems, Position of Upasargas,
Subjunctive, Aorist and Infinitive )
Marks No of Periods
Unit – II : Bṛhadāraṇyka Upanisad (Adhyāya- IV, Brāhmana – V
& Isopanisad )
Manumatsyakathā
Atharvaveda : Bhumisūkta (XII.1.1 -10)

Paper – VIII
Unit – I : Siddhāntakaumudī-Kāraka
Unit – II : Siddhāntakaumudi-Samāsa
(Upto Dvanda Compound excluding Samāsāntavidhi )
Elements of Linguistics
a. Preliminary Concept of Linguistics
b. Indo- European and its divisions, Indo- Iranian (Aryan)
Vedic,Epic &Classical Sanskrit,
Non- Aryan Influence on Sanskrit,
Sanskrit and Prakrit
c. Phonetic Laws and Phonetic Tendencies,
Grimm’s Law, Verner’s Law, Grassmann’s Law,
Collitz Law, Assimilation, Dissimilation, Metathesis,
Prothesis, Epenthesis, Anaptyxis and Haplology)


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