The University was established two decades ago in the name of the illustrious Indian philosopher Jagad Guru Adi Sankara in his place of birth at Kalady. The basic objective of the University is to impart knowledge in various branches of Sanskrit, Indology, Indian culture, Indian and Foreign languages, Indian philosophy, Fine Arts and Social Sciences and to promote the study and research in Sanskrit and other systems of Indian knowledge. As a centre of cultural heritage and a house for indigenous art forms, the University is envisioned to harmonize the society through educational excellence. The University has gone through many phases of development from the very inception onwards in the pursuit of excellence and sustenance. The University Grants commission has recognized the University with 2(f) status in 1994 and 12(B) status in 2005.
An abode of educational excellence where liberating knowledge is generated and productive dissemination is justified for self actualization and social transformation by moulding creative young researchers and critical thinkers for the practical world with right attitude, adequate knowledge and scientific temperament.
Methodically tracing the historical heritage of India embedded in the rich Sanskrit traditions and interpreting and inculcating the same to the entire world to widen the horizons of indigenous knowledge and practice systems. To craft a constructive and trans formative change in existential conditions of people, academic life of students and serve the society by imparting knowledge and training to equip them to overcome the challenges of life and guiding them in the pursuit of excellence. To emancipate the world from the clutches of superstitions and blindness with the illuminating light of reasoning by assimilating the truth which will ultimately carry the society through all the impossibilities to attain liberation.
Vice ChancellorDr.M.C.Dileep Kumar
AddressSree Sankaracharya University of SanskritKalady, Ernakulam DistrictKerala 683574
Phone Numbers0484 246 3580