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Nepal Sanskrit University

Beljhundi, Dang

Estd. 1986




Nepal Sanskrit University (नेपाल संस्कृत विश्वविद्यालय) was formally established in Beljhundi, Dang, Lumbini Pradesh Nepal on the 25th of Mangsir 2043 BS (1986 AD) with the objective of making Sanskrit education accessible to all in Nepal and spreading spiritual values ​​and nobility in accordance with the demands of the times.

The work started by the then King Mahendra Bir Bikram Shah in line with the objective of developing Sanskrit education as a center for institutional and layered development in Nepal has been established through the activism of King Birendra Bir Bikram Shah and the sacrifice and tireless efforts of the Nepali people.

Sanskrit educationists from different parts of the country including Dang district have made significant contributions to the protection and upliftment of Sanskrit education in the establishment of Sanskrit University.

For this purpose, the background of this university has been prepared in the year 2010 by donating 1200 (twelve hundred) Bigahs of land in Deukhuri Upatyaka of Dang from Dang educationists and local Majgaiya families. As a result, Janata College was established in Bijauri, Dang in 2011 BS, and an international level conference was held in the same place in 2024 BS.

Against this background, it was announced to establish Mahendra Sanskrit University in 2026 BS. Under the leadership of Yogi Narharinath, 326 Bigahs of land were collected as donations from local educationists and other Sanskrit enthusiasts and in 2031 BS, the office of the Dean of the Institute of Sanskrit Studies was established in Beljhundi, Dang.

Thus, the foundation of the establishment of Nepal Sanskrit University has been laid. The then Mahendra Sanskrit University was established in 2043 BS. After the establishment of the republic in Nepal in 2063 BS, its name was changed to Nepal Sanskrit University (then Mahendra Sanskrit University).

Objectives of the establishment of Nepal Sanskrit University:

  • To produce skilled manpower by teaching Sanskrit education in a well-organized manner up to a high level in Nepal,
  • By studying, researching, protecting, and promoting the special achievements of Sanskrit education in various fields, to spread the noble sentiments like 'Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam, Survey Bhavantu Sukhinah'
  • To fulfill the national need by preparing self-reliant manpower through Sanskrit education by continuing the glorious tradition of Sanskrit education that has been living in Nepal since time immemorial.
  • To expose the aspects of epistemology by conducting the study, research, and training of multi-purpose subjects like Ayurveda, Yoga, and Prakrit medicine, the classical and practical subjects inherent in Sanskrit literature as per the social need.
  • To preserve and promote the traditional religion, moral values, morality and morality inherent in the ancient literature by searching for the uniqueness such as culture and civilization,
  • To develop the university as a coordination center of knowledge science.

Central Office of Nepal Sanskrit University:

The central office of Nepal Sanskrit University is located in Beljhundi of Dang district. The central office premises include the office of the Vice-Chancellor, the Office of the Principal, the Office of the Registrar, the Examination Control Office, the Research Center, the National Cultural Studies Center, the Office of the Service Commission, the Central Library, and the Office of the Dean of the Institute of Ayurveda Studies. There is a total of 326 Bigahs of land around the central office. Various species of trees including mango, vine, and rudraksha have been planted on the land in this office premises. All the activities of Nepal Sanskrit University are conducted from this office.

Academic Programs of Nepal Sanskrit University (NSU):

NSU is committed to imparting quality education from the Uttermadhyama level to Ph.D. degrees in different disciplines. Apart from its constituent Viddyapeethas NSU has provided affiliation to different Viddyapeethas and Campuses to conduct various Programmes. Up to Shastree level students can pursue their degree in Sanskrit based subjects known as classical subjects as well as modern subjects.

  • English
  • Nepali
  • Mathematics
  • Economics
  • General Education(one-year B.Ed)
  • Political Science

So far research work is concerned NSU conducts short term and long term research on diverse fields. Around 70 scholars have been cantered on Ph.D. from NSU and every year more than 60 Scholars enroll for their Ph.D. The University publishes a Sanskrit journal ‘ Himavati’, Nepali news bulletins, and a yearly calendar, Panchanga, whereas all Vidhyapeetha publishes their own journal. The university runs mainly three kinds of academic programs.


1. Uttarmadhyama (Certificate) Level

  • Sanskrit (Two Years)
  • Ayurveda (Three Years)
  • Science (Two Years)

2. Shastree (Bachelor) Level

  • Sanskrit (Three Years)
  • Education (One Year)
  • Ayurveda (Five and Half years) – BAMS

3. Master (Acharya) Level

4. Ph.D

In a diverse discipline as per the university rules and regulations.

  • Non-Degree Short Term Training:
  • Sanskrit Language Training
  • Sanskrit for Foreigner
  • Karmakanda Training
  • Yoga and Naturopathy Training

List of NSU affiliated Colleges:

College Name Address Phone Number
Balmiki College Pardashani Marg, Kathmandu, Province No. 3 01-4227193
Janata College Bijauri, Dang Province No. 5 082-411016
Harihar Sanskrit College Khidim, Arghakachi, Province No. 5 077-690549
Ruru Sanskrit College Ridi, Gulmi, Province No. 5 079-400032
Bhanu Sanskrit College Tanahu, Province No. 4 065-690581
Bindabasani Sanskrit College Pokhara, Kaski, Province No. 4 061-523352
Sharada College Mahendranagar, Kanchanpur, Province No.7 099-521061
B.P. Koirala Sanskrit College Salyan, Solukhumbu, Province No. 1 038-690149
Janak Hajari College Janakpurdham, Dhanusha, Province No. 2 041-520665
Ya.La.Na. Sanskrit College Mathihani, Mahottari, Province No. 2 044-540132
Pindeshwor College Dharan, Sunsari, Province No. 1 025-529285
Vishwa Vidhyala College Beljhundi, Dang, Province No.5 082-500022
Kalika Sanskrit College Gaidakot, Nawalparasi, Province No. 4 078-502252
Central Ayurved College Beljhundi, Dang, Province No. 5 082-423062

For more information contact at:

Nepal Sanskrit University

Beljhundi, Dang, Lumbini Pradesh, Nepal

Phone: 082-400057, 082-400010


Contact Details of Nepal Sanskrit University, Dang


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