About Us


Nepal Sanskrit University (formerly Mahendra Sanskrit University) established in December 1986, has its central office at Beljhundi in Dang district of Mid-Western Development Region, Nepal. The university offers Intermediate (Uttar Madhyama), Bachelor (Shastri), Bachelor of Education, Masters (Acharya) and Doctoral courses in classical and modern subjects. It also offers intermediate in Ayurveda and condensed courses for Ayurvedacharya. The university has 12 constituent and 13 affiliated Vidhyapithas (campuses) situated in different parts of the country. Inspired by the long unbroken tradition of Sanskrit in Nepal, the university was established for the following purposes:

  • To fulfil the need for an autonomous institution for teaching/learning activities and research of Sanskrit field at various levels
  • To systematize Sanskrit education up to the highest level in the Kingdom
  • To preserve and promote Sanskrit education in different sectors of the Nepalese society
  • To develop the Kingdom of Nepal into a centre for learning through Sanskrit education.

nsu also offers facilities for degree and non-degree research works based on Sanskrit. It also organizes training programs on Vedic and Buddhist teaching and Yoga training

News and Events

  • Silver Jubilee celebration

    Nepal Sanskrit University has crossed 25 years of its establishment.On this auspicious occasion the university has decided to celebrate its Silver Jubilee in a grand manner organizing various academic programs throughout the year. An inaugural ceremony is scheduled to be held at Central Office Beljhundi, Dang on December 9th 2011( ie 24th Mangsir 2068). readmore