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Applications are invited for admission to the Certificate course in Communicative Sanskrit (Preliminary level) at Swami Vivekananda’s Ancestral House and Cultural Centre (105 Vivekananda Road, Near Girish Park Metro Station, Kolkata) for the Academic-batch starting from April 2023.

The Department of Sanskrit & Philosophy under the School of Indian Heritage, RKMVERI conducts series of programmes to teach Sanskrit and a little of the treasures of wisdom of the Sanskrit literature as a outreach activity to people of all age groups and all walks of life. These programmes start from the preliminary level, and are taught to people of all age groups and all walks of life, and on Sundays so as to enable working people also to enrol for the programmes.

For details about the programme, please see Academics page.

Click here to see the detailed admission notice in Bengali

Programme Structure

The three-­tier programme consists of the following stages (each of 6 months duration):

  1. Preliminary : alphabet, sentence construction, spoken Sanskrit.
  2. Intermediate :­ basic grammar, Gita and Upanishad chanting with meaning.
  3. Advanced : higher grammar, selections from literature, composition.

Admission open for Preliminary level

Eligibility (Preliminary level)

  • Any one who yearns to learn Sanskrit from the beginning may apply
  • Age Limit: No upper limit

Class Mode: Offline

How to Apply :

  1. New applicants have to first register on the Online Admission Portal (
  2. Then Login and fill up the application form online and upload soft-copies of photo, mark-sheet(s).
  3. After successfully submitting the online application form, pay the Course fee online from the same Portal.
  4. Once Application-form is successfully submitted and course-fee is paid, Receipt (also Application-summary) will be available for download from the same Portal from the ‘Dashboard‘.

Last date to apply: 20 April 2023

Medium of Instruction: Bengali

Course duration: 6 months

Course Fee: 1500/-

Classes start from: 23 April 2023, Sunday

Class timings: Every Sunday from 3 pm to 6.15 pm (15 minutes break in-between)


Ramakrishna Mission Swami Vivekananda’s Ancestral House and Cultural Centre
Nivedita Bhavan, Vivekananda Road,
Kolkata, West Bengal

Contact details

Department of Sanskrit and Philosophy
Ramakrishna Mission Vivekananda Educational and Research Institute
Belur Math, Dist Howrah 711202
(10 am to 6 pm except Tuesday)