About the Department

The College accommodates thousands of first generation learners from the economically backward section of the rural/ semi-rural population. The College tries to attract students from the minority community as far as possible. The College endeavors to inculcate communal harmony among the learners.The College achieved the status of an undergraduate College in 1959.

At the outset, the College was affiliated to Calcutta University until Burdwan University was established on 16th June 1960. The College was included into 2(f) and 12(b) categories under UGC Act 1956 in the year 1959. The College enjoys Grant-in-Aid financial status under the Government of West Bengal.

Sanskrit Department has been established in 1958. The Sanskrit Department tries to impart life-building, man-making, and character-making’. Sanskrit Department strives to instill into youth these values that are the best of the East and the West through its academic programmes and allied activities.

At present following Sanskrit Courses are offered by the department:

  1. B.A. Honours in Sanskrit (8-Semesters, 4 years).
  2. B.A. Honours in Sanskrit (6-Semesters, 3 years).
  3. B.A. General in Sanskrit (6-Semesters, 3 Years).


Some of the notable features of the department are as follows:

  1. Character-building, man-making ambiance.
  2. UGC -recommended choice-based credit system.


An exclusive women’s wing:

From the academic year 1969-1970 an exclusive women’s wing has been started only for girl students in Sanskrit [only 3 years (6 semester) B.A. General Course]. Classes for this women’s wing are separately held in morning secetion.


Contact Us

  • Department of Sanskrit
  •   Katwa, Purba Bardhaman
  •   Phone No.
  •   Email Id
  •   sanskrit.katwacollege.ac.in