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Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit
SSUS Logo.png
Seal of the university
Type Public
Established 1993
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, 04 Feb 2016 02:23:07 -0800

A native of Valanchery in Malappuram district, Sanu completed B.Com from the MES Keveeyam College, Valanchery, and did his Masters in Social Work (MSW) at the Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady. Son of Sakharia, CPM's Malappuram ...

The Hindu

The Hindu
Mon, 18 Jan 2016 16:09:02 -0800

While girls from Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit in Kalady in Kerala presented traditional dance forms of their State, students from the University of Mysore presented the traditional folk dance 'pooja 'kunita and 'kharadi majalu'. The ...


Wed, 20 Jan 2016 18:26:15 -0800

Summary: Students from Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady, Kerala, expressed their grief by wearing badges showing photographs of Vemula. Students expressed their anguish over the death of Rohith Vemula, a second year Ph.D. student ...


Tue, 19 Jan 2016 03:08:18 -0800

The capital city holds a special place in Aryambika's heart as she was a student at the city campus of the Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, several years ago. It was during her stay with uncle K. P. Gopalakrishnan Nair and aunt Saradamani in ...

The New Indian Express

The New Indian Express
Mon, 11 Jan 2016 14:30:00 -0800

Meanwhile, Fisheries Minister K Babu, Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies Vice-chancellor B Madhusoodana Kurup, Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit Vice-chancellor M C Dileepkumar and district panchayat president Asha Sanil ...

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 ...
Deccan Chronicle
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 16:40:56 -0700

KOCHI: Research scholars under the banner of Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit (SSUS) Research Scholars Association will hold a protest march on the Kalady varsity campus at noon on Wednesday in protest against the decision of the varsity ...

The Hindu

The Hindu
Mon, 07 Sep 2015 17:11:50 -0700

Come January and you can learn Sanskrit offered by the Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit (SSUS) from anywhere in the world online. The varsity's first experiment in the massive open online courses (MOOC) platform will kick-start in 2016.

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