About Sanskrit Academy

The Sanskrit Academy is a well-known research Institute in the field of Sanskrit, functioning as an inter-university research centre of the famous Osmania University (OU), Hyderabad, South India. It was established in 1954 as part of the Indology Department within the premises of the University’s College of Arts.

In 2002, the Academy was elevated to the status of a Central Autonomous Research Institute with the recognition and financial support of the Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. The Academy is now recognized as an Adarsha Shodha Sansthan or Model Research Institute.

As an institution dedicated to the upliftment of the Sanskrit language, the Academy has, over the years, endeavored to make people aware of the richness and beauty of Sanskrit and the countless works produced in this remarkable language. The Academy is also striving to create greater awareness of the urgent need for an appreciation, understanding and application – in every walk of life – of the wealth of knowledge existing in Sanskrit.

The Academy is also a learning centre for anyone who wishes to learn Sanskrit as a language. It conducts courses on functional Sanskrit, Sanskrit literature, Sanskrit grammer, and on the Shastras such as Jyotisha, Vastu, Yoga, the philosophy of the Bhagavad-Gita etc.


Welcome to Sanskrit Academy


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Manuscript Repository

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Governing Bodies

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Chairman, Sanskrit Academy
Prof. S. Ramchandram
Vice-Chancellor, OU.

Director (I/c)
Dr. Ch. Gopal Reddy
Registrar, Osmania University.


Sanskrit Academy, established with three aims and objectives are as under:

1. To collect , preserve and investigate old and rare Sanskrit Manuscripts
2. To Edit and publish rare Sanskrit Mss and also to undertake the publications of research work pertaining to Sanskrit
3. To promote Sanskrit learning in general and research in particular.

In order to achieve this, Sanskrit Academy has been organizing various academic programs as part of its year plan.

Constitution Of The Sanskrit Academy

PREAMBLE: WHEREAS it is considered expedient to establish and organize the Sanskrit Academy with annual grants from the Government of Andhra Pradesh, the Osmania University and such other bodies which may wish to contribute as a society for the promotion of research in Sanskrit studies and also in particular for the publication of old and rare Sanskrit manuscripts in Sanskrit language or, if necessary, in translations and to extend its scope or activity without in any way prejudicing its aims and objects, and in view of its association with the Osmania University and the award of annual grant therefore, it is hereby resolved that the following Constitution pertaining to the Sanskrit Academy be approved.