Central Sanskrit University Scholarships Scheme

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Central Sanskrit University Scholarships Scheme

The Central Sanskrit University Scholarships Scheme is offered by the Government of India through Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan (Deemed University) popularly known as Central Sanskrit University. The main objective of the scholarship scheme is to enrich and disseminate the Sanskrit language and literature. The scholarship is offered by the University to meritorious students who are willing to pursue a course in Sanskrit

The article entails all the details regarding the Central Sanskrit University Scholarships Scheme. The eligibility criteria, application process and all the important documents related to the scholarship are mentioned. Students who want to take the scholarship must go through the article attentively. 

Sanskrit Scholarships Awards

The students who get selected for the Sanskrit Scholarship programme will be chosen on the basis of the merit list. The students will be awarded financial assistance by the authorities under the scholarship programme. The table below describes the amount of fund that will be awarded to the students under each particular eligibility category. 

Particulars Details 
Class 9th and 10th students INR 500/- Every month for next 10 months 
Class 11th and 12th studentsINR 600/- Every month for next 10 months 
Shastri/Graduation/B.A/BA (Hons) or equivalent courseINR 800/- Every month for next 10 months 
Acharya/MA in Sanskrit/Prakrit/Pali or equivalent courseINR 1,000/- Every month for next 10 months
Vidyavaridhi/PhD or equivalent course INR 2500/- for 12 months Contingency grant of INR 500/- for two years

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Central Sanskrit University Scholarships Scheme Eligibility Criteria 

Students who are willing to apply for the scholarship must fulfil certain eligibility criteria set by the authority. The main criteria which must be fulfilled by each candidate are, (a) the student must be a regular student and (b) must be pursuing Sanskrit/Pali/Prakit as their main subject from any recognized school/college/university. Read the table below for the detailed eligibility criteria standards which must be fulfilled to avail the scholarship. 


Eligibility for Course

  • Candidates of standard 9th or 10th / Purva Madhyam
  • Candidates who are studying Sanskrit/Pali/Prakit as a subject of 100 marks.
  • Passed their last board exam
  • Minimum required score is 60%in Sanskrit/Pali/Parkit
  • Candidates of standard 11th or 12th/Uttar Madhyam/Prakshashtri
  • Candidates studying Sanskrit/Pali/Prakitas subject of 100 marks.
  • Passed their last exam board exam
  • Minimum required percentage in 60% Sanskrit/Pali/Parkit
  • Graduation or Shastri
  • Candidates studying Sanskrit/Pali/Prakit as the subject of 100 marks
  • Minimum of 60% marks in 12th or Sanskrit/Pali/Prakit
  • Candidates pursuing Bachelors must have passed the previous 2 semesters
  • Master of Arts in Sanskrit/Pali/Parkit
  • Acharya or any Post Graduate Degree
  • Passed 60% marks in Graduation or in Sanskrit/Pali/Parkit
  • Minimum 60% marks in Post Graduation (opted for Sanskrit/Pali/Parkit)
  • Candidates studying Vidyavaridhi/ PhD in Sanskrit/Pali/Parkit
  • Passed PG or Acharya with 60% marks
  • Must have registered for PhD course

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Central Sanskrit University Scholarships Scheme Application Process 

Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan gives an opportunity to the students to apply online for the Sanskrit Scholarship. The steps for the application are mentioned below. Students are advised to read each step carefully before applying for the Sanskrit Scholarship

  • The first step is to visit the official portal of the Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan. 
  • Click on the ‘Schemes’ link available. You will be redirected to the home page of the scholarship. 
  • Click on the ‘Online application’ link. You will be redirected to a new page where the guidelines and registration of the universities/institutes are mentioned. 
  • Read all the instructions carefully and make sure the institute you are applying to is registered for the scholarship scheme. 
  • Fill in all the details required in the application. 
  • The next step is to upload all scanned copies of the relevant documents. 
  • Click on the ‘Submit’ button and you are done with the application. 

Sanskrit Scholarships Schemes Important Documents

There are a few necessary documents that are needed for the Sanskrit Scholarship program. The candidates must have printed copies of all the necessary documents. The list of documents is mentioned below. 

  • Educational Marksheets 
  • First page of the bank passbook
  • Aadhar Card
  • Caste certificate (if any)


How many students get the Sanskrit Scholarship award?

The number of scholarships is distributed according to the availability of the funds.

What is the main objective of the Sanskrit Scholarship scheme?

The main objective of the scholarship scheme is to enrich and disseminate the Sanskrit language and literature among the students. And most importantly, to motivate students who are interested in the Sanskrit language.

What is the reward amount for the Sanskrit scholarship?

The award amount of the scholarship is up to INR 2,500/- (per month). The award amount is given on the basis of the eligibility criteria of the students.

We hope the above-mentioned details regarding the Sanskrit Scholarship scheme will be helpful for the students who want to apply for the scholarship. 

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