Courses Offered:

Three years Degree Courses (for both General and Honours) are offered (old pattern) Part I at the end of 1st yr.Pt II at the end of 2nd yr and Part III at the end of 3rd yr.

B.A./ B.Sc./B.Com (Honours and General) 3 year Degree Course under choice Based Credit System (C.B.C.S.) (New pattern)

Curriculum for Pt. I ( Old )

General: Three elective subjects of 100 marks each

Honours: a) Two elective subjects of 100 marks each

  1. b) Two papers namely 1st” and 2nd paper of 100 marks each in Honours Subject.

Curriculum for Pt.II

General: Three elective subjects of 200 marks each.

Honours: A. Two elective subjects of 200 marks each.

  1. Three papers of 100 marks each in Honours Subject.

Curriculum for Pt.III

General:

  1. Compulsory English -50 marks.
  2. Compulsory Bengali-50 marks.
  3. Environmental studies-50 marks.
  4. Three papers of 100 marks each on the subjects studied in part-I and part-II.

Honours:

  1. Compulsory English -50 marks.
  2. Compulsory Bengali-50 marks.
  3. Environmental studies-50 marks.
  4. Three papers of 100 marks each in Honours Subjects.

For a paper of 100 marks in part-I/ part-II & part-III in examination, Questions are set for 90 marks and 10 marks are as. Internal.

[SAID CURRICULUM SHALL BE TERMINATED AT THE END ACADEMIC YEAR-2020]

Old Syllabus :

Sanskrit (Hons.)

Part – I

Paper -I : General Grammar, Composition & Metrics

Sl. No. Subject Marks Subject taken by
1 General Grammar – Special emphasis on

a)  Sandhi & Samasa

b)  Karakavibhakti, Atmanepada & Parasmaipadavidhan, Namadhatu, Sanpratyaya, Yanpratyaya, Apatyapratyaya and Matvarthiya taddhitapratyayas (with Paninian sutras)

 

30 Gagan Chandra Dey
2 Bhattikavyam of Bhatti [Canto -II] 25 Gagan Chandra Dey
3 Chandomanjari of Gangadasa

(Samavrttas only)

15 Bhabasankar Mukherjee
4 Translation from English or Bengali into Sanskrit language & Devanagari scripts 10 Gagan Chandra Dey
5 Essay in Sanskrit language & Devanagari scripts 10 Susmita De
6 Internal Assessment 10 Gagan Chandra Dey -19.12.2016

Gagan Chandra Dey -09.03.17

 

Paper – II : Drama and Dramaturgy

Sl. No. Subject Marks Subject taken by
1 Svapnavasavadattam of Bhasa 30 Susmita De/Sumanta Chowdhury
2 Abhijnanasakuntalam of Kalidasa 40 Bhabasankar Mukherjee
3 Sahityadarpanam of Visvanatha [Chapter – VI] 20 Tathagata Das
4 Internal Assessment 10 Susmita De -15.12.2016

Bhabasankar Mukherjee –10.03.2017

 

 

Sanskrit (Hons.)

Part – II

Paper –III : Prose and Poetry

Sl. No. Subject Marks Subject taken by
1 Kadamvari of Banabhatta [Mahasvetavrttanta] 20 Bhabasankar Mukherjee/Sumanta Chowdhury
2 Raghuvamsam of Kalidasa 20 Tathagata Das
3 Kiratarjuniyam of Bharavi [Canto-I] 25 Bhabasankar Mukherjee
4 Sisupalavadham of Magha [Canto-I] 25 Susmita De/Sumanta Chowdhury
5 Internal Assessment 10 Susmita De -17.12.2016

Bhabasankar Mukherjee –22.02.2017

Paper-IV : Poetics and History of Sanskrit Literature

 

Sl. No. Subject Marks Subject taken by
1 Kavyalamkarasutravritti of Vamana [Adhikarana -I] 15 Bhabasankar Mukherjee
2 Sahityadarpanam of Visvanatha [Chapter-X]

Selected Alamkaras only: Anuprasa, Yamaka, Slesa, Upama, Rupaka, Tulyayogita, Prativastupama, Vibhavana, Visesokti, Atisayokti, Samasokti, Drstanta, Vidarsana, Arthantaranyasa, Vyatireka, Dipaka, Apahnuti, Utpreksa, Ekavali, Kavyalinga

20 Tathagata Das
3 History of Sanskrit literature

[Epic, Puran & Classical]

45 Tathagata Das
4 A brief outline of Post-Independence Sanskrit Literature with special reference to Bengal [Mahakavya, Gitikavya & Drsyakavya] 10 Bhabasankar Mukherjee
5 Internal Assessment 10 Tathagata Das – 14.12.16

Bhabasankar Mukherjee– 01.03.17

 

Paper- V : Veda

 

Sl. No. Subject Marks Subject taken by
1 Vedic tests : Samhita

Selected Hymns – RgVeda – Agni (1.1), Surya (1.15), Indra (2.12), Aksa (10.34), Hiranyagarbha (10.121), Devi (10.125), Samjnana (10.191), Atharvaveda – Vrsti (4.15)

30 Bhabasankar Mukherjee
2 Brahmana text:

Satapathabrahmana : Manumatsakatha

5 Bhabasankar Mukherjee
3 Isopanisada 20 Gagan Chandra Dey
4 Vedic Grammar: Sandhi, Conjugation, Aorist, Subjunctive, Infinitive, Position of Upasargas 15 Gagan Chandra Dey
5 History of Vedic literature

a)  Age of RgVeda

b) General acquaintance with the contents of the four Vedas with special emphasis on dialogue hymns, Philosophical hymns, Vedic society, Position of women.

c)  A general knowledge of the Brahmanas Aranyakas & Upanisadas

d) Vedanga literature

20 Tathagata Das/ Bhabasankar Mukherjee
6 Internal Assessment 10 Bhabasankar Mukherjee –20.12.2016

Gagan Chandra Dey –06.03.2017

 

 

 

 

Sanskrit (Hons.)

Part – III

Paper- VI : Grammar and Linguistics

 

Sl. No. Subject Marks Subject taken by
1 Siddhantakaumudi of Diksita [Karakaprakarana] 30 Tathagata Das
2 Siddhantakaumudi of Diksita

[Samasaprakarana excluding Samasantavidhana]

30 Gagan Chandra Dey
3 Linguistics:

i.  Language family of the world.

ii. Primitive Indo-European, Division of Indo-European, Indo-Iranian (Aryan) and its emergence, Non-Aryan influence on Sanskrit.

iii. Phonetic laws/tendencies: Grimm’s law, verner’s law, Gramssmas law, Assimilation, Dissimilation, Metathesis, Prothesis, Epenthesis, Anaptyxis, Haplology.

iv. Vedic & Classical Sanskrit.

Epic Sanskrit – General Sanskrit.

30 Susmita De + Bhabasankar Mukherjee
4 Internal Assessment 10 Tathagata Das – 12.12.16

Gagan Chandra Dey – 21.02.2017

 

Paper- VII : Dharmasastra and Arthasastra

Sl. No. Subject Marks Subject taken by
1 Manusamhita [Chapt. -VII] 25 Bhabasankar Mukherjee
2 Yajnavalkyasamhita

[Vyavaharadhyay verses 1-94, 114-158]

25 Susmita De
3 Kautilya’s Arthasastra : Adhikarana – I

[Adhyayas – Vidyasamuddesa, Indriyajaya, Mantradhikara, Amatyoopatti, Dutapranidhi, Gudapurusaniyoga]

25 Bhabasankar Mukherjee
4 History of Dharmasastra [Upto Raghunandana] 15 Bhabasankar Mukherjee
5 Internal Assessment 10 Bhabasankar Mukherjee – 15.12.2016

Bhabasankar Mukherjee – 23.02.2017

 

 

 

 

Paper – VIII : Indian Philosophy

 

Sl. No. Subject Marks Subject taken by
1 Tarkasamgraha of Annambhatta 40 Gagan Chandra Dey
2 Brhadaranyakopanisada

[Brahmana – IV = Chapter IV & V]

15 Gagan Chandra Dey
3 Srimadbhagavadgita [Chapter- IV] 10 Bhabasankar Mukherjee
4 General acquaintance with the main system of Indian Philosophy 25 Susmita De
5 Internal Assessment 10 Gagan Chandra Dey – 19.12.16

Gagan Chandra Dey – 22.02.2017

 

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Sanskrit (General)

Part –I

Paper – I

Sl. No. Subject Marks Subject taken by
1 Manusamhita (Chapter – VII) 25 Tathagata Das
2 Kumarasambhavam of Kalidasa [Canto – I] 25 Susmita De/Sumanta Chowdhury
3 General Grammar:

a)    Declension : Nara, Muni, Sadhu, Pitr, Lata, Mati, Nadi, Dhenu, Badhu, Phala, Vari, Madhu, Atman, Gunin, Srimat, Yusmat, Tad, Idam, Kim (in three genders), Dvi, Tri, Catur, Karman. –(5 marks)

b)    Conjugation : Bhu, Kr, Gam, Sev, As, Ad, Han, Bhi, Pat, Drs, Sas, Si. – (5 marks)

c)     Sandhi, Samasa, Case-ending, Resulting forms, Substitute single words –(20 marks)

30 Gagan Chandra Dey
4 Translation from English or Bengali into Sanskrit language and Devanagari scripts 10 Bhabasankar Mukherjee + Susmita De
5 Internal Assessment 10 Sec A – Sumanta Chowdhury -25.03.2017

Sec B – Sumanta Chowdhury -20.03.2017

 

 

Sanskrit (General)

Part –II

Paper – II

Sl. No. Subject Marks Subject taken by
1 Hitopadesa of Narayanasarma (Mitralabha)

Excluding the portion pratavika. Prescribed text from ‘Atha prasadaprsthe ….. katha 1,2,3,6, upto -193

20 Gagan Chandra Dey
2 Abhijnanasakuntalam of Kalidasa 45 Bhabasankar Mukherjee
3 Chandomanjari of Gangadasa

[Indravajra, Upendravajra, Upajati, Drutavilamvita, Salini, Vamsasthavil, Rucira,.Rathoddhata, Malini, Vasantatilak, Praharsini, Mandakranta, Sardulavikridita, Sragdhara.]

15 Bhabasankar Mukherjee
4 Comprehension test from unseen passage of Sanskrit (using Devanagari scripts) 10 Susmita De
5 Internal Assessment 10 Bhabasankar Mukherjee – 07.03.2017

 

Paper – III

Sl. No. Subject Marks Subject taken by
1 History of Classical Sanskrit literature

a)    Bhasa, Kalidasa, Bharavi, Magha, Sriharsa, Bhatti, Sudraka, Visakhadatta, Bhattanarayana, Krisnamisra, Rajsekhara, Bhavabhuti.

b)    A general idea on Historical Kavya, Lyric, Prose Romans and Fable literature.

40 Tathagata Das
2 General acquaintance of the Ramayana, Mahabharata & Purana (Mahapurana) 20 Susmita De
3 Isopanisada 20 Gagan Chandra Dey
4 Translation from unseen Sanskrit passages into Bengali of English 10 Susmita De
5 Internal Assessment 10 Tathagata Das – 01.03.2017

 

Sanskrit (General)

Part – III

Paper – IV

Sl. No. Subject Marks Subject taken by
1 General Concept of the samhitas of four Vedas, Brahmanas and Vedangas 20 Bhabasankar Mukherjee
2 Arthasastra of Kautilya – Adhikarana – I

[Adhyayas – Vidyasamuddesa, |Indriyajaya and Mantradhikara]

15 Susmita De
3 Sahityadarpana of Visvanatha

[Chapter – VI – Nataka, Prakarana, Prahasana, Mahakavya & Gadyakavya]

20 Gagan Chandra Dey
4 Srimadbhagavadgita [Chapter – XII] 10 Bhabasankar Mukherjee
5 General acquintance with Sanskrit works on Social, Scientific and Technical literature.

[Dharmasastra & Arthasastra, Vyakarana & Abhidhana, Ayurveda & Cikitsasastra, Astrology & Astronomy, Vastuvidya & Gandharvavidya]

25 Tathagata Das
6 Internal Assessment 10 Tathagata Das – 21.02.2017

 

Pattern:3-year Degree course under CHOICE BASED CREDIT SYSTEM(CBCS)w.e.f.2017-2018

CBCS: THREE YEAR DEGREE COURSE UNDER SEMESTER SYSTEM ( CHOICE BASED CRED SYSTEM ) 2017,VIDYA SAGAR UNIVERSITY.

Duration of the course:

The duration of the programme is six(06) consecutive semesters of six months i.e (03) three years and will start ordinarily in the month of july of each year.

A candidate shall have to clear all the semesters within consecutive five years from the academic year of his/her first admission to any college affiliated to Vidyasagar University failing which enrolment of the candidate shall stand cancelled.

Courses of studies:

There shall be three courses of studies leading to B.A Degree and each course shall be of six semester duration. First shall be termed as B.A Honours Degree course and second is B.A general degree course. Six semester will be in three years. Odd semester( i.e. 1st, 3rd and 5th semester) is from July to December and even semester (i.e. 2nd,4th and 6th semester) is from January to June.

A STUDENT ATTENDING AT LEAST 75% OF THE TOTAL NUMBER OF CLASSES HELD SHALL BE ALLOWED TO SIT FOR THE CONCERNED SEMESTER EXAMINATION SUBJECT TO THE FULFILLMENT OF OTHER CONDITIONS AS LAID DOWN IN THE REGULATIONS. SUCH ATTENDANCE WILL BE CALCULATED FROM THE DATE OF FIRST APPEARANCE OF THE CLASSES OF THE STUDENT.

Courses under choice based credit system(CBCS):Under the design of “Choice Based Credit System (CBCS)”, the curriculum has been molded into three tier structure with following types of courses to be offered:

  1. Core course (CC): A course, which should compulsorily be studied by a candidate as core requirement, is termed as Core Course .For Honours courses there will be 14 core courses and for General Courses, there will be 12 core courses in 3years having six semesters.
  2. Elective Course : Generally a course which can be chosen from a pool of courses and which may be very specific or specialized or advance or supportive to the discipline / subject of study or which provides an extended scope or which provides an extended scope or which enables an exposure to some other discipline / subject / domain or nurtures the candidates proficiency / skill is called Elective Course.

III.  Discipline Specific Elective (DSE) course: Elective Courses which may be offered by the main discipline / subjects of study is referred to as Discipline Specific Elective (DSE).For Honours and General Courses 4 DSE courses are to taken out of a pool given for the different semester courses. Further it may include an elective course designed to acquire special / advanced knowledge, such as supplement study/ support study to a project work and a candidate can study such a course called dissertation/project on his or her own choice with an advisory support by a teacher/faculty member.

IV.Generic Elective(GE)course: An elective course which is chosen generally form a non-related discipline/subjects, with an intention to seek exposure is called a Generic Elective. A core course offered in a discipline/subject may be treated as an elective by other discipline/subject and vice-verse and as such electives may also be referred to as Generic Elective. For honours course 4(four) Generic Elective Courses are to be taken from the list of Generic Elective Papers and for General Courses(only for B.A/B.COM),2(two)Generic Electives are to be taken from the list of Generic Elective Papers.

  1. Ability Enhancement Course(AEC):The Ability Enhancement Course(AEC) may be of two kinds:Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course(AECC)and Skill Enhancement Course(SEC).
  2. Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course(AECC): AECC elective courses are the courses which are based upon the contents lead to knowledge enhancement.1.(English/MIL, ii)Environmental Studies. These are mandatory for both Honours and General Courses.
  3. Skill Enhancement Course (SEC): These courses may be chosen from a pool of courses designed to provide value based and /or skill-based knowledge and should contain both theory and lab/hands on training/field work. The main purpose of these courses is to provide students life skills in hands on mode so as to increase their employability. Minimum 2 for Honours and 4 for General courses are to be taken.

Syllabus of  Hons. and General Course of Sanskrit of 1st semester & 2nd & 3rd & 4th semester to be submitted.