Affiiated to
Central Sanskrit University New Delhi
7/2A P.W.D Road. Kolkata-700 035 Phone: (033)2577-7250

Prak-Shastri, Shastri and Acharya

Sri Sitaram Vaidic Adarsha Sanskrit Mahavidyalaya, Kolkata provides instructions & prepares students for courses leading to the Prak-Shastri, Shastri, & Acharya courses, as approved by Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan. The examination for the students is conducted by the Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan through this Mahavidyalaya, and Degrees are awarded by the Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, Government of India.

The Department of Higher Education, Govt. of West Bengal has declared the equivalence of Shastri & Acharya degrees with B.A. (Hons.) and M.A. degrees respectively awarded by the General University System and on its recommendation the West Bengal School Service Commission has considered the holders of Shastri & Acharya degrees as equivalent to the holders of B.A and M.A. degrees for the purpose of higher studies and employment. The College Service Commission, West Bengal, has also recognised the equivalence of the degrees of Prak-Shastri, Shastri and Acharya with H.S., B.A. and M.A. of general education system, for the purpose of higher studies and employment.


Online classes have been arranged during the lockout period due to outbreak of COVID 19. Students may contact their subject teachers for login ID and other details.

Online Admission for various courses. Last date for online form submission is extended till 29th October 2020.