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Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit
SSUS Logo.png
Seal of the university
Established 1993
Type Public
Chancellor Governor of Kerala
Vice-Chancellor Dr. M.C. Dileepkumar
Location Kalady, Kerala, India
10°10′13″N 76°26′19″E / 10.17028°N 76.43861°E / 10.17028; 76.43861Coordinates: 10°10′13″N 76°26′19″E / 10.17028°N 76.43861°E / 10.17028; 76.43861
Website ssus.ac.in

Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit (SSUS) is a research oriented Public University located at Kalady near Kochi in Kerala. The university is named after the sage and philosopher Adi Sankaracharya and was established in the year 1993. The varsity is located on the banks of the river Poorna.[1]

The varsity works towards the publication and preservation of manuscripts and books in Sanskrit and other languages.

The university functions through nine regional centres, namely Kalady (main campus), Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Panmana, Thuravoor, Ettumanoor, Tirur, Koyilandy and Payyannur.


The university consists of the following departments.[2]

  • Ayurveda
  • Dance
  • Economics
  • Education
  • English
  • Geography
  • Hindi
  • History
  • Malayalam
  • Music
  • Painting
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sanskrit General
  • Sanskrit Nyaya
  • Sanskrit Sahitya
  • Sanskrit Vedanta
  • Sanskrit Vyakarna
  • School of Vedic Studies
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Theatre
  • Urdu
  • Vastuvidya

Student facilities[edit]


Internet Lab[edit]

Language Lab[edit]

Health Clinic[edit]

Career Guidance and Counseling Cell[edit]

The Career Guidance and Counseling Cell was established in September 2012, funded by University Grants Commission of India. Its objective is to equip the students for better career management. Services of the cell includes guidance, counseling, training programmes, and recruitment drives. It is headed by Dr. Jose Antony (director), who is also the head of Department of Social Work. There is a full-time counselor providing guidance and counseling services as well as coordinating the functions of the cell. Arun Menachery is the counselor.

Equal Opportunity Cell[edit]

This cell functions with the Career Guidance and Counseling Cell. It was established for the development of minority students enrolled in the university.

Employment and Guidance Bureau[edit]


See also[edit]



External links[edit]

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Times of India

Times of India
Tue, 21 Apr 2015 03:41:15 -0700

The University Union Youth Festival held at the Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady, was a cultural extravaganza which brought out the best of talents in the students. Classical and folk dance performances made the event colourful and the ...
Times of India
Tue, 28 Apr 2015 16:26:15 -0700

Abdu Kottakal, university union chairman in Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit (SSUS), Kalady, said, "There is no need for a police station. Strengthening existing security arrangements is enough to safeguard students from drugs abuse and other ...
The New Indian Express
Wed, 06 May 2015 17:33:45 -0700

KOCHI:Tension prevailed at the Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady, here on Wednesday morning following the arrest of 23 girl students who gheraoed the university registrar, finance officer, and syndicate sub-committee members demanding ...

The Hindu

The Hindu
Wed, 29 Apr 2015 04:48:45 -0700

After her graduation in music from Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, she debuted in Abhinaya's play Bhagavadajjukkam. She hasn't slowed down since then, travelling with her performances across the state and outside. “I can't thank enough my ...
The Hindu
Thu, 05 Feb 2015 16:08:50 -0800

The Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit in Kalady will soon establish a Chair on Swami Vivekananda for initiating studies and research in Indian culture and history. A meeting of the expert committee by the University Grants Commission (UGC) on ...
Business Standard
Sat, 27 Sep 2014 00:11:30 -0700

The Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit at Kalady here has been accredited with an A grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). An eight-member NAAC team visited the university and its eight regional centres to value the ...
The Hindu
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 16:00:00 -0800

A regional centre of the Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady will be established at Thuravoor near here. A plot of six acres will be bought for the purpose. A decision to this effect was taken at the meeting convened by District Collector N.

Zee News

Sat, 17 Jan 2015 00:15:00 -0800

Abu, who will soon be promoted as an associate professor at the Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, told IANS that though he is the first Muslim man to get a doctorate for Mohiniyattam, there were many other males who teach and even perform the ...

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