M.Phil (Vishishtacharya)

Course Details

Selected Students List for PhD-Mphil 2017-18(Second List)

Selected Student List Mphil-PhD 2017-18

Important Announcement for Written exam and Interview of Mphill 2017-18

Eligible Candidates for M.Phil(Vishishtacharya) Entrance Examination 2017-18

Exempted Candidates for M.Phil(Vishishtacharya) Entrance Examination 2017-18

Reject Candidates for M.Phil(Vishishtacharya) Entrance Examination 2017-18

Rescheduled Timetable of Ph.D & M.Phil Admission Process

Notification for M.Phil(Vishishtacharya) 2017-18(English)

Notification for M.Phil(Vishishtacharya) 2017-18(Kannada)

Award of M.Phil (Vishistacharya) Degree For 2015-16

Selected Candidates for M.phil Degree 2016-17(2st List)

Selected Candidates for M.phil Degree 2016-17(2st List)

Award of M.phil Degree 2014-15

Selected Candidates for M.phil Degree 2016-17(1st List)

Eligible Candidates for Entrance Examination of M.Phil. (Vishistacharya) 2016-17

Notification of Entrance Examination of M.Phil 2016-17

Notification for M.Phil 2016-17(Kannada)

Notification for M.Phil 2016-17(English)

Ph.D & M.Phil Course work Examination

Ph.D & M.Phil Sellected, Rejected & Excemped Candidates List(2014-15)

Click here to view M.Phil Guides List

Click here to view M.Phil Results 2013

Click here to download the Mphil notifiction 2014-15. English

Duration of the course – 1 year

The course commences in July every year and will come to an end by June, the following year. There will be coursework for the first six months, which includes study of Research Methodology. A dissertation in chosen subject area has to be prepared in the next six months. The Disseration should be in Sanskrit language. It has to be submitted to the University at the end of the course. The university will conduct an viva voce examination after the evaluation of the dissertation.


Duration of the course

MPhil (Vishishtacharya) part


Max. Marks



Internal assessment

Duration of the exam

First half (six months)

Part 1

Paper 1General : Research Methodology




3 hours

Paper 2Special: Subject of research




3 hours

Second half (six months)

Part 2

Research DissertationViva voce










Postgraduation (Sanskrit) from Karnataka Samskrit University or any other recognised university with a minimum of 55% [A minimum of 50% for candidates belonging to SC, ST and Category 1).
All candidates other than those who have passed the NET/SLET examinations conducted by UGC should also pass an entrance examination conducted by Karnataka Samskrit University.



Guides recognised by the university can guide students for MPhil (Vishishtacharya). Following are the eligibility criteria for guideship –

1. Professors, Associate Professors and Assistant Professors with PhD and 3 years of teaching experience who are working in the constituent and affiliated colleges of the Karnataka Samskrit University.

2. Sanskrit Assistant Professors of Degree Colleges, with PhD and minimum 3 years teaching experience.

3. Professors, Associate Professors and Assistant Professors with PhD and 3 years of teaching experience who are working in Sanskrit departments of other universities in Karnataka.

4. Directors, Deputy directors, Researchers who are working in centers recognised by the Karnataka Samskrit University for Advanced research in Sanskrit, who possess qualification and experience similar to those mentioned above.


Timeline for MPhil (Vishishtacharya) admission process

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1 Issue of application forms June 18, 2012
2 Receipt of filled in application forms June 18, 2012
3 Announcement of list of eligible candidates for the entrance examination
4 Entrance examination June 25 2012, 9AM
5 Interview June 25 2012, 2.30PM
6 Results of the entrance examination (Announcement of final list of selected candidates) June 30, 2012
7 Registration July 09, 2012
8 Announcement of Second list for admission July 12, 2012
9 Classes begin July 16, 2012
10 Annual examination January 2013
11 Submission of dissertation June 2013



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Fees (in INR)

1 Application & Entrance Exam Fee 500/-
2 Registration 1500/-
3 Teaching fees 1500/-
4 Examination fees 1000/-
5 Convocation certificate (Kannada and English) 500/-
6 Library fees 250/-
7 Re-examination fees per paper 500/-
8 Challenge Evaluation for four papersFor one paper 4000/-500/-
9 Resubmission of Dissertation 1000/-


How to apply

Procedure for obtaining and submitting application forms

Application forms can be obtaining by submitting a DD for Rs. 300 [Rs.150 for candidates belonging to SC/ST/Category 1] in favour of The Finance Officer, Karnataka Samskrit University, Chamarajapet, Bangalore 560018.

Application forms can be obtained directly from the Academic Section of the Karnataka Samskrit University after paying the stipulated fees in the Finance section, on or before 18th June 2012.

Application forms can also be downloaded from the website and submitted to the Karnataka Samskrit University along with a DD for the stipulated fees, within 18th June 2012.

Click here to download the application form

Filled in Application forms have to be submitted to the Registrar/Director, Academic Wing, Karnataka Samskrit University, Chamarajpet, Bangalore 560018. Forms can  be submitted directly, or by post, so as to reach the above address before 18th June 2012. Applications received after the last date will not be considered.

Availability of seats

Availability of seats for MPhil (Vishishtacharya)

Faculty/Department Number of seats available
Faculty of Vedic studies 6
Faculty of Language 8
Faculty of Shastras 8
Faculty of Vedanta 8
Total 30


  1. Reservations will be followed as per rules of the Government/University
  2. The University reserves the right to transfer seats from one faculty to another.

Entrance examination

Entrance examination

  1. The entrance examination will be a written examination.
  2. The question paper will be entirely in Sanskrit only.
  3. The entrance examination will be conducted in the Bangalore center only.
  4. The examination will be for hundred marks. It will contain the following parts –

Part 1

Command over language (1 mark questions)

20 marks

General knowledge regarding Darshanas, Shastras,Vedas, etc (1 mark questions)

30 marks

Part 2

Notes/Essay on a general topic

20 marks

Essay on a topic in the field of study

30 marks

Recognised study centers

Click here for a list of recognised PG centers of the University.


Recognised Research centers

1. Vidyadheesha Postgraduate Samskrit Research center, Dvaitavedanta study and research foundation, Uttaradimatha road, Basavanagudi, Bangalore – 560004

2. Tattvasamshodhana samsat, Rathabeedi, Udupi


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