The Department of Sanskrit was founded in 1956 as a part of B.A. General course. Honours Course in Sanskrit started in 1967. Initially it offered Honours and General Courses in Undergraduate level and since 2015 it is successfully offering postgraduate courses in regular mode to its students. The department of Sanskrit is a vibrant one with young and enthusiastic faculties along with devoted students who often organize different academic and cultural activities in the department. The wall magazine of the department is ‘Aradhya’. It is inaugurated every year before Durga-Puja.