The Madras Sanskrit College

Tamil Nadu
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The Madras Sanskrit College is situated at #84, Royapettah High Road, Mylapore, Chennai - 600004. Tamil Nadu, INDIA. in Chennai.

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Courses Offered

Sanskrit Prak-Siromani (Foundation Course)
  • 2 Years
  • Bachelor of Arts-B.A.
  • Languages / Arts / Literature
B.A. Sanskrit Siromani Madhyama
  • 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Arts-B.A.
  • Languages / Arts / Literature

The Madras Sanskrit College - MSC

The Madras Sanskrit College was founded in February 1906, by one of the most illustrious personalities and an eminent jurist late Honourable V. Krishnaswami Iyer, Former Judge of Madras High Court and Member of The Executive Council of Government of Madras. Grown rapidly since its inception, the college has completed one hundred and six years of service to the society particularly in the field of Sanskrit and has been successful in restoring and rejuvenating the indigenous tradition and culture. The college is affiliated to the University of Madras and recognised by the Collegiate Education, Govt. of Tamil Nadu under Grant-in-Aid. The college has been aided by the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Department of Education, Govt. of India, New Delhi, under the Adarsha Mahavidyalaya Scheme from the year 1977. The college offers the ‘Sanskrit Siromani’ course (10 + 2 + 3 + 2 Pattern) of the Madras University which is recognised as Post Graduate Degree by the University of Madras. The students are trained in Traditional Sastras namely Mimamsa, Advaita Vedanta, Sahitya, Vyakarana, Jyothisha and Nyaya through traditional way of teaching. English, Hindi & Computer Science are prescribed for the course upto graduate level to inculcate communication skills and to enhance job opportunities. The college also conducts Add-on courses for general public − i) Certificate Course in Sanskrit and ii) Diploma Course in Sanskrit. The college provides free education to all the students and also free hostel facility for students opting for the same. Very eminent persons like Mahatma Gandhi, Gurudev Rabhindranath Tagore, Pandit Madan Mohan Malavia, Famous National Leaders, Freedom fighters, Eminent Scholars, High dignitaries and religious Heads have visited and associated themselves with the activities of the College. Many famous dignitaries and scholars, both Indian and Foreign, have visited the college from time to time and appreciated the high quality of work done by the college. HIGHLIGHTS Free Education No Donation Free Hostel facility for deserving students Placement soon after completing the course No unemployment for the students from the date of inception i.e.1906 Imparting value based education Ethics & Indian Culture along with studies Inculcating excellent impeccable character,better life & bright future Computer knowledge, hindi & English are compulsory subjects to create communication skills and job oppurtunities Scholarship for the students scoring above 60%

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5 Type Courses Available

  • 2 UG Courses
  • 1 PG Courses
  • 1 Diploma Courses
  • 1 Certificate Courses

The Madras Sanskrit College Placements

  The students of the college are paid a monthly stipend of Rs. 700/- Rs. 800/- Rs. 1000/- in Prak-Siromani, Siromani Madhyama and Siromani Final respectively.


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The Madras Sanskrit College

At The Madras Sanskrit College  the students are endowed with modern infra and convenient amenities that make their life 'go easy' in college hours, alongside make learning more interesting. Some of the facilities include well ventilated classrooms, recreational areas, indoor and outdoor games, stocked library, seamless internet connectivity, medical facilities etc.


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