Sanskrit is one of the most ancient Indian languages and is a heritage subject. Efforts are being made at national and international level to preserve its importance and existence. It encompasses diverse fields such as farming astrology, science, astronomy etc. It also creats awareness about culture and civilization.

The Department of Sanskrit was established in 1948. It offers Sanskrit in B.A. Honours as well as B.A. Programme. In B.A. Programme Sanskrit is taught as both a language and a subject.

The Department promotes academic excellence. It has a rich library stocked with rare encyclopedias, dictionaries, books and journals which are available to students for consultation. It also helps in developing the overall personality of the students.

The Sanskrit Department arranges Shivirs (Sanskrit speaking camps) for enhancement of the spoken language. Seminars, lectures, and competitions are also held which provide opportunities to students to interact with scholars in various fields.

Our students are posted at important positions in Delhi University and Government Departments.