Shree Somnath Sanskrit University (SSSU)

Realising the importance of Sanskrit and the need for revival of Sanskrit and promoting Vedic studies on traditional lines in Gujarat state, Shree Somnath Sanskrit University, Veraval was established by Government of Gujarat through an Act of Legislative Assembly passed on April 1, 2005. The University was established 
Veraval, District - Gir Somnath, Gujarat. 

It is the Public State University with Sanskrit as its medium of instruction, having 7 Faculties, 1 Constituent College, wherein more than 283 students on campus are pursuing higher studies.

The University has given academic affiliation to 35 Colleges including University Sanskrit College and one B.Ed. College across Gujarat. Currently, 25 Diploma Centers and 38 P.G.D.C.A. Study Centers are functioning. The University has state of art Computer Lab with more than 25 PCs. All the departments of the University are accessible through intercom facility. University is ICT enabled.

It is the only special Sanskrit University of Gujarat as it offers a wide range of courses in Sāhitya, Jyotiṣa, Vāstuṡāstra, Veda, Vyākaraṇa, Navya Vyākaraṇa, Rāmānuja Vedānta, Swāminārāyaṇa Vedānta, Sarva Darṡana, Navya Nyāya, Dharmaṡāstra, Purāṇaṡāstra, Paurohityam and Yoga. It gives an opportunity for education starting from Certificate Course to Ph.D. In addition to this, English, Computer Applications, Gujarati, Hindi and Sociology are also offered at affiliated Colleges across Gujarat. 

The courses offered by Shree Somnath Sanskrit University like Shastri (B.A.), Acharya (M.A.), Shiksha Shastri (B.Ed.), Tattvacharya (M.Phil.), Vidyavaridhi (Ph.D.), Diploma and Certificate course are designed to empower the students build their career in various fields. Knowledge of English and Computer imparted at the University prepares the students to tap into opportunities to work abroad. The University Graduates join as teachers in schools and colleges. They are also eligible for writing various competitive exams and serving on various posts in Government Offices, Police and Defence Institutions.

Motto of Shree Somnath Sanskrit University

The motto of the University is chosen from Sanskrit poet Kālidāsa's famous work Meghadūtam. It explicitly focuses on the attainment of completeness and excellence. It also speaks of the vision and idealism for which the University is established.

Mission of Shree Somnath Sanskrit University

Excellence in quality is the need of any organization and Shree Somnath Sanskrit University is no exception. To survive in the competitive world of today and tomorrow, we focus on quality. Quality is a journey not the destination.

Academic Programs of Shree Somnath Sanskrit University

Vidyavaridhi (Ph.D.)
Sahitya, Veda, Purana, Jyotisha, Vastushastra,Paurohitya, Nyaya, Vedanta & Vyakarana
Eligibility : Acharya / M. A. in Sanskrit with at least 55% marks

Tattvacharya (M.Phil.) - 1 Year
Sahitya, Veda, Purana, Jyotisha, Vastushastra, Paurohitya, Nyaya, Vedanta & Vyakarana
Eligibility: Acharya / M. A. in Sanskrit

Acharya (Master of Arts) - 2 Years
Sahitya, Veda, Purana, Jyotisha, Vastushastra, Paurohitya, Vedanta, Nyaya
Graduation in Sanskrit as a main subject

P.G.D.C.A. 1 Year
Graduation in Sanskrit as a main subject

Shiksha-Shastri (B. Ed.) - 2 Year
Graduation in Sanskritwith at least 45% marks

Shastri - 3 Years (Bachelor of Arts)
Sahitya, Veda, Purana, Jyotisha, Vastushastra, Paurohitya, Nyaya, Vedanta & Vyakarana
12th Standard in any stream

Diploma -1 Year
Yoga, Temple Management, Vastushastra, Karmakanda, Sanskrit Teaching, Jyotisha
12th Standard

Certificate - 6 Months
Yoga, Karmkanda
10th Standard

University Library

Ṡāradā Bhavana, the University Library contains around 7,000 volumes and offers the facility to teachers, staff and researchers. It gives the facility of reading room, issue & return, reference and referal services, book bank, old question papers, selling of University publications as well as University Granth Nirman Board publications etc. at its outset. 

Shree Somnath Sanskrit University
Rajendra Bhuvan Road, 
Rayon Factory Area,
Veraval, Gujarat 362266
Phone: 02876-244531

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