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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 Sanskrith (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. Mr. Arun Menachery, who is one of best career experts in the state of Kerala, served as the first counselor of the cell and Mrs. Ranjana Jose, who is a NIMHANS trained social worker, is the current 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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Thu, 26 Nov 2015 01:56:15 -0800

The Chief Minister has instructed B. Srinivas IAS, Secretary, Higher Education Department, to undertake quick measures to submit a report on Nandini's plea for compassionate appointment in any suitable post at the Sree Sankaracharya University of ...


Tue, 24 Nov 2015 23:50:35 -0800

Thrissur: Fourteen years ago, when Nandini C. Menon refused to consider an option to join the Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit in Kalady, many would have mistaken her confidence for arrogance. Nandini, a multi-faceted personality, had already ...
The Hindu
Mon, 23 Nov 2015 16:07:29 -0800

Dr. Suvarna Nalapatt Trust has donated its collection of books to the Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady, under the auspices of the International School for Sree Sankaracharya Studies. A function held at the Syndicate Hall of the ...
The Hindu
Sun, 22 Nov 2015 16:00:00 -0800

Suvarna Nalapat Trust has gifted about 9,00 books to the International School for Sree Sankaracharya Studies at the Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit in Kalady near here. The collection of books was handed over to the varsity authorities at a ...
The Hindu
Sat, 21 Nov 2015 16:33:13 -0800

The Kerala Sastra Sahitya Parishad will organise a seminar on 'Indian tradition in science' in memory of Indian Marxist philosopher Debiprasad Chattopadhyaya at N.G.O. Union Hall here on November 29. K.G. Paulose, former Vice Chancellor of the Kerala ...
The Hindu
Sun, 15 Nov 2015 16:00:00 -0800

... Thalassery; S. Antony (Physics/Astronomy), Astronomical Observatory, Thiruvananthapuram; P.P. Rajeev (Sanskrit), Government Sanskrit College, Tripunithura; and V. Biju (Sociology/Rural Development), Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady.
The Hindu
Sun, 15 Nov 2015 16:07:45 -0800

The Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit has filed a complaint to the police against former Chief Secretary R. Ramachandran Nair, a former Vice-Chancellor of the varsity, for allegedly trespassing and illegally constructing a compound wall ...
The New Indian Express
Sun, 04 Oct 2015 14:00:00 -0700

KOCHI:A section of research scholars at the Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady, have submitted a memorandum to the State Governor, alleging that internal feud among faculties in the History Department, especially women supervisors, had ...

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