There are four major components in the Karnataka Samskrit University. They include – Teaching Wing, Research Wing, Publication Wing and Administration Wing. Working power of the university is enhanced through these components. It is the objective of the university to manage all Samskrit-related activities in Karnataka through these.
Objectives of the university include both teaching and research. Teaching at the university will be at the graduate and higher levels. However, education needs to be a continuous process from the primary level till post-graduation. With this background, the university has established a Directorate for Samskrit Education. The Directorate will handle all educational pre-graduation processes including examinations at the Prathamaa, Kaavya and Saahitya levels. It is the objective of the Directorate of Samskrit Education to bring together teachers, students and administration.
Karnataka Samskrit University has been established to provide direction to Samskrit education in Karnataka. Through this, a new establishment conducive to graduate-postgraduate education and research has been set up. Along with it, the Directorate of Samskrit Education has been established under the authority of the university, for the educational and administrative maintanence of pathashalas providing pre-university Samskrit education in the state.
1. For administrative management of Samskrita pathashalas, four circles have been created in the state – Bangalore, Mysore, Chitradurga and Dharwad. All pathashalas have ben divided among these circles, and a unique identification number has been given to each pathashala.
2. Efforts are on to renew recognition of pathashalas which conduct Prathamaa, Kaavya and Saahitya examinations.
3. Three-day refreshment courses are being organised for teachers of pathashalas.
4. Pathashalas obtaining high grades in the Prathamaa, Kaavya and Saahitya examinations of the last year have been felicitated with awards.
5. Competitions are being conducted for students at various stages from the circle-level to state-level, and talent-awards are being conferred on victorious students.
6. Scholarships are being provided to encourage students.
7. The month of Shraavana has been declared as ‘Samskrit month’, and Samskritotsava is celebrated.
8. A new syllabus will be framed very soon.