Mumbadevi Sanskrit Mahavidyalaya
Mumbadevi Adarsh Sanskrit Mahavidyalaya

I / C Principal: Dr. Surendra Kumar Singh
Tel.: 23631261/ 23634463 Extn. 221 / 277
Shastriya Sanskrit Exams. Dept.
Saral Sanskrit Exams. Dept.
Gita Exams. Dept.
Mungalal Goenka Institute of Post-Graduate Studies and Research
Department of Foundation and Cultural Courses
Short-term courses on Sanskrit and Indian Culture
Project officer: Prof. S.A. Upadhyaya
Contact Persons: Prof. G.B. Jani & Dr. Smt. Prachi Moghe
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(1) Bharatiya Vidya Visharada:
This course presents the glimpses of India’s heritage of Culture, Religion, Philosophy, Science, Technology and Medicine in suitable units.
(2) Sanskrit Bhasha Visharada:
A comprehensive course for adult learners wishing to use the Sanskrit language as support for their advanced comparative studies, for spiritual pursuits, for literary art and other studies and also for its own sake.
(3) Bhagavad Gita Visharada:
The course presents the Wisdom of the Bhagavad Gita along with a comprehensive and critical study of its extensive literature, ancient and modern.
(4) Upanishad Visharada:
This course presents the history of Upanishadic thought; textual studies in Isha, Kena and Katha Upanishads; a brief introduction to the philosophies of Shankara, Ramanuja, Vallabha and Madhva, and modern views on Upanishads.
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Mumbadevi Adarsh Sanskrit Mahavidyalaya (established in 1939)

The Mahavidyalaya is included in the Adarsh Pathashala scheme of the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India,and is affiliated with the Central Sanskrit University, New Delhi.

Sanskrit Courses Conducted :
  • Prak-Shastri (Higher Secondary Level Two-year Course)
  • Shastri (Graduate Level Three-year Degree Course)
  • Acharya (Post-Graduate Level Two-year Degree Course).
The said courses are recognised by Central Govt and all State Govts.

Admission to Sanskrit courses at
Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan's
Mumbadevi Adarsh Sanskrit Mahavidyalaya
for the Academic Year 2021-2022

Eligibility & Course Details:
  • The students who have passed S.S.C. Exam./H.S.C. Exam./Shastri or B.A. (with Sanskrit) Exam. may apply respectively for Prak-Shastri/Shastri/Acharya courses.
  • These three courses are available for three main subjects - Vyakarana, Sahitya and Advaita-vedanta;
  • Modern subjects like Hindi, English, Economics, Political Science and Computer learning are also included in the syllabus of these courses.
  • The teaching for these courses is conducted absolutely free.
  • Deserving students are awarded Rs. 700.00 scholarship per month.
  • Free lodging and boarding (hostel) facility is also available for deserving students in limited number.
How to Apply:
  • Application-forms are available online on Website (Click on Online Admission form of Affilated Institutes)
  • After submission of the application-form on the said Website, the copy of the submitted application must be sent to
  • Last date for submission of online application-form:
    • for Prak-Shastri is 30-8-2021
    • for Shastri, it is 30-9-2021.
    • Dates for the admission to Acharya course will soon be announced on the above-mentioned Website.
  • For further details, students may email their name, mobile no., address, and details of educational qualifications, etc. to:
    Mumbadevi Adarsh Sanskrit Mahavidyalaya
    Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, 2nd floor,
    Kulapati Munshi Marg, Chowpatty,
    Mumbai-400 007, Maharashtra.
    Tel. 022-23631261 / 23634464 Extn. 221
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