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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. 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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69 news items

The Hindu

The Hindu
Sat, 01 Aug 2015 17:10:07 -0700

The Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit will conduct an inquiry into allegations against the head of the English Department in connection with the conduct of the entrance examination for admission to this year's M.A. English programme. P. Geetha ...

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 ...

The Hindu

The Hindu
Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:08:09 -0700

A 'third eye' will soon track nefarious elements and check untoward incidents on the main campus of Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit (SSUS) in Kalady here. The Rs. 1 crore worth project aims at setting up over 55 closed-circuit television ...

The Hindu

The Hindu
Sun, 12 Jul 2015 17:09:14 -0700

Other venues where the performances will be held are Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Vaduthala (July 14, 11 a.m.); Sacred Heart College, Thevara (3.30 p.m.); Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady (July 15, 1.45 p.m.); Rajagiri School of Business, ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
Times of India
Fri, 19 Jun 2015 14:00:00 -0700

KOCHI: The syndicate of Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kalady, on Friday decided to dismiss a lecturer of painting, K A Satish Kumar, for alleged misuse of power as the NCC college unit head. According to university officials, Kumar ...

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