• To revive and revitalize the traditional sastric sanskrit knowledge and bring them to the modern streams of education with special reference to Kerala’s Tradition and Heritage.
  • To mould students of the institution into well-meaning citizens of the nation through a socially committed, intellectually inclined, culture driven and future oriented paradigm of learning.


  • The institution shall always strive to stride forward and keep pace with the changing needs and spirit of the times, with its glorius past.
  • The campus shall continue to foster talent and build on its rich repository of fame and prestige.
  • Planning for Interdisciplinery and multidisciplinary studies as per the guidelines of Sanskrit Commission.
  • Giving intensive training for manuscriptology and Paliography, along with Prakrithic knowledge.
  • Guruvayoor Campus in association with Kudiyattam Gurukulas and Kerala Kalamandalam plans to organize the study of performing Arts.
  • The institution shall signify learning from the past, assimilating the present and planning for the future.


As per the Memorandum of Association, the major objectives of the Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan are to propagate, develop and encourage Sanskrit learning and research. This also serves as central, administrative and coordinating machinery for the management of all Campuses. The Government of India has formulated various schemes and programmes for the development of Sanskrit education and is implementing these through Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan.

For fulfillment of its objectives and execution of the schemes/ programmes of the Government, the Sansthan undertakes the following activities

  • To undertake, aid, promote, coordinate research in all branches of Sanskrit learning including teachers’ training and manuscriptology, to bring out inter- linkage with the outcome of modern research in the contextually relevant fields and bring out publications.
  • To establish, take over and administer Campuses in various parts of the country and to associate with any other institutions with similar objectives.
  • To serve as central administrative machinery for the management of all the Campuses established or taken over by and to provide effective coordination in their academic work in order to facilitate the interchangeability and migration of staff, students and research scholars and national division of work among the Campuses in specialized fields.
  • To act as nodal agency for Govt of India to implement their policies and programmes for the development of Sanskrit.
  • To provide instructions and training in such branches of learning as it may deem fit.
  • To facilitate research for the advancement and dissemination of knowledge.
  • To undertake extra mural studies, extension programmes and field outreach activities to contribute to the development of society.
  • To do all such other acts and things as may be necessary or desirable to further objectives of the institute.
  • To promot development of Pali and Prakrit languages.