Acharya (M.A.)

ACHARYA (M.A.)

Acharya is a two-year / four semester course equivalent to the Post Graduation (M. A.) class. There shall be five papers every year / semester. The first four papers would be specific to the Shastra opted for; the fifth paper would be common to all the Acharya students. Duration of the examination shall be three hours. Maximum Marks per paper shall be 100. 

Eligibility

1. Shastri from Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan, or any other Sanskrit University, or any recognized institution.

2. Shiromani from Madras University, Annamalai University, Shri Venkteshwar University, Tirupati.

3. Vidvadmadhyama from Karnataka Government.

4. Shastrabhushan (Prelim.) from Kerala Government.

5. Vidyapraveena from Andhra University, Visakhapatnam.

6. BA with Sanskrit as one of the subject from any recognized university.

Special Rules

1. The applicant should have studied the subject he is applying for, till Shastri.

2. The applicants who have obtained B.A. (Skt.) or Vedalankar / Vidyalankar degree may be allowed to opt for Sahitya / Dharmashastra / Sankhyayoga / Phalit Jyotish/ Karmakanda at Acharya level. The applicants who have obtained B.A. Sanskrit with Darshan may be allowed to opt for Advaitavedanta also.

3. The applicants who have passed B.A. (Hons.) may be allowed to opt for Veda/ Vyakarana / Sahitya/ Dharmashastra / Sankhyayoga / Phalit Jyotish / Karmakanda etc..

4. The applicants who have obtained Acharya in one subject / MA Sanskrit degree, may seek admission to any other subject, except Siddhant Jyotisha, Veda, Navya Nyaya, Navya Vyakarana, Mimansa. But, the applicants who have obtained Acharya degree in Phalit Jyotisha, Navya Nyaya, Navya Vyakarana may seek admission to Acharya in Siddhanta Jyotisha, Pracheen Nyaya, Vyakarana.

5. The applicants with Nakshatra Vigyana as a subject in Sanskrit may opt for Siddhanta Jyotisha.

(Note: The applicant should mention his choice of subjects in order of priority.)

6. In Acharya course, there shall be five papers every year. Every year/semester, four papers shall be on the chosen subject, but the fifth paper shall be common for students of all the subjects. Maximum Marks shall be 100 and time allotted shall be 3 hours.

Available Subjects

The applicants for Acharya may opt for any one of the following subjects:- Navya Vyakarana / Sahitya / Siddhantajyotisha / Phalitajyotisha / Sarvadarshana / Dharmashaastra / Jainadarshana / Veda .

Name of the Sansthan’s Examination Equivalent Examinations in the modern system of Education
Acharya                M.A./M.A. (Hons.)
First Year                      Previous
Second Year                        Final
 
SUBJECTS OPTION:

1. VYAKARAN
2. SAHITYA
3. FALIT JYOTISH/ SIDDHANT JYOTISH
4. DHARMASHASTRA
5. JAIN DARSHAN
6. SARVA DARSHAN
7. VEDA