Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit – SSUS Admission

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SSUS Admission 2019

Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit invites admission application for eligible candidates to the following academic programs 2019

SSUS Admission Courses 2019

  • MPhil – Master of Philosophy
  • PhD – Doctor of Philosophy

SSUS Admission Eligibility 2019

MPhil Eligibility 

  • Candidates who possess Masters’ Degree in the subject concerned or in related subjects specified by the Departments concerned with not less than 55% marks / B+ Grade of this University or any equivalent degree of any other Indian or Foreign Universities recognized by this University shall be eligible to apply for admission to the M Phil Programs. Applicants belonging to the SC / ST Communities require a minimum of 50% marks / B grade in their Masters Degree Exam. Those candidates who are awaiting the results of their PG examinations can also apply, and if selected, may take admissions provisionally. However, such candidates shall produce their PG mark lists and provisional certificates before the expiry of three months from the date of their provisional admission, failing which the provisional admissions granted to them are liable to be cancelled
PhD Eligibility
  • Candidates who possess P.G. Degrees of this University in the subjects concerned or related subjects with B+ Grade ( 55% and above ) or equivalent P.G. Degrees of other universities recognized by this University are eligible to apply for admission to the Ph.D program. Applicants belonging to the SC and ST communities who have secured B Grade ( 50% and above ) in their P.G. examinations are eligible to apply for admission to the Ph.D Program. In the case of Ayurveda the candidates should possess Masters Degree in Ayurveda from a recognized University and approved by CCIM.

SSUS Admission Seats 2019

  • The number of candidates to be admitted to PhD programme in a year shall be decided by the Research Committees of the Departments. The number shall be decided by taking into consideration the number of vacancies for research guideship available under all the approved Supervising Teachers of the departments and their willingness to offer research guideship on the research proposals submitted by the candidates


Sanskrit Sahitya – 10 Seats
Sanskrit Vedanta – 10 Seats
Sanskrit Vyakarana – 10 Seats
Sanskrit Nyaya – 10 Seats
Sanskrit General – 2 Seats
Translation Studies – 4 Seats
Hindi – 10 Seats
English – 10 Seats
Psychology – 6 Seats
Geography – 5 Seats
Malayalam – 10 Seats
Music – 3 Seats
Sociology – 3 Seats
Philosophy – 7 Seats
Manuscriptology – 5 Seats
History – 8 Seats
Comparative Literature – 2 Seats
Urdu – 4 Seats


Sanskrit Vedic Studied – 1 Seats
Sanskrit Sahitya – 10 Seats
Sanskrit Vedanta – 10 Seats
Sanskrit Vyakarana – 10 Seats
Sanskrit Nyaya – 5 Seats
Hindi – 10 Seats
Psychology – 1 Seats
Geography – 3 Seats
Malayalam – 5 Seats
Philosophy – 3 Seats
History – 9 Seats
Sociology – 2 Seats
Physical Education – 2 Seats
Social Work – 2 Seats
Dance – 1 Seats
Urdu – 2 Seats

SSUS Admission Exam Pattern 2019


  • The Entrance Test shall carry 100 marks, out of which 80 marks are for the written test and the remaining 20 marks for the interview / group discussion.
  • Only those applicants who secure 50% marks and above in the Written Test will be considered for admission. Applicants belonging to the SC / ST / OBC ( Non Creamy Layer ) communities and PH candidates require only a minimum of 45% marks in theCommon Entrance Test.
  • The reservation policy adopted by the State Government / Central Government and the UGC from time to time will be followed.


  • The Entrance Examination shall carry 100 marks. The candidates who secure 50% marks or above in the entrance examination alone will be qualified.
  • The candidates belonging to the SC / ST / OBC ( Non Creamy Layer ) communities and PH candidates require only a minimum of 45% in the entrance examination for being qualified.
  • Being placed in the qualified list alone shall not entitle a candidate for admission to the PhD programme.

SSUS Admission Application Form 2019

  • SSUS Applicants are directed to register for the MPhil, Integrated MPhil – PhD and Direct PhD programmes through online in the University’s Websites :

How to apply

  • Applicants are directed to submit their applications for admission to M.Phil and PhD programmes 2019 through online in the University’s Websites : & on or before 05th November, 2018.
  • A printed copy of the filled in applications with the following documents shall be submitted to the Heads of Departments concerned, on or before 07th November, 2018. The application should be accompanied with the following documents-
  • Self attested copies of mark lists of the qualifying examination.
  • Self attested true copies of the Provisional / Original Degree Certificate.
  • No Objection Certificate from the employer, in the case of employed applicants.
  • University Chalan receipt available at any branch of Union Bank of India or Demand Draft for ₹150/- towards Entrance Examination fee / Ph.D application fee. Demand Draft should be drawn in favour of the following address.

Finance Officer,
Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit,

  • True copy of Community / Caste Certificate ( in the case of candidates eligible for reservation ).
  • Non Creamy Layer Certificate issued by competent authority in the case of OBC candidates. If no Certificate is produced they will be considered under General Category.
  • True copy of the P.G. Degree / M.Phil. Degree & Provisional Degree Certificate as the case may be.
  • Application Fee ( PhD ) ₹ 500/-

Documents to be produced at the time of admission

The selected candidates shall submit the following original documents at the time of admission.

  • SSLC / equivalent document to prove the age.
  • P.G. mark lists / M.Phil marklists
  • The original / provisional P.G / MPhil Degree certificate
  • Community Certificate in the case of SC / ST / OEC / OBC candidates
  • ‘No Objection Certificate’ from the employer in the case of employed persons
  • Conduct Certificate
  • Transfer Certificate.
  • Non Creamy Layer Certificate in the case of OBC candidates
  • Eligibility Certificate ( For there who have passed qualifying examination from Universities outside Kerala )
  • Migration Certificate : In the case of candidates from other Universities, the migration certificate is to be submitted within 3 months from the date of admission.

SSUS Admission Selection Procedure 2019


  • Admission to the M.Phil Programmes shall be on the basis of an Entrance Examination conducted by the university at Head Quarters, Kalady. ( Entrance examination for Urdu will be held at RC, Koyilandy ).
  • The Rank List in each subject shall be prepared based on the marks secured by the applicants in the written test, and the interview conducted by the Research Committees of the Departments concerned.
  • Admissions shall be made from the rank list.


  • Depending on the availability of seats, the required number of candidates from the ranked list may be invited for the interview by the Research Committee to evaluate their research proposals. The Research Committee may select the candidates subject to the feasibility of the research proposals submitted by the candidates and their performance at the interview.
  • The research proposal shall contain the following:
    • A tentative title
    • The objectives of the study
    • The importance and relevance of the study
    • A review of the earlier works done in the area of the proposed work, and,
    • The details of methodology / theoretical framework.
  • All candidates qualified in the Written Examination shall submit a copy of the research proposal as mentioned above to the Head of the Department on or before 07th December, 2018.

SSUS Admission Important Dates 2019

1Date  of  publishing  the  University  Notification  in website of the University05th October, 2018
2The  last  date  for  the  submission  of  applications through online05th November, 2018
3Last date of receipt of print copy of the application along with Fee receipt and copies of other documents07th November, 2018
4Date of downloading of hall  tickets by the applicants09th November, 2018
5Date of Entrance Examination for M.Phil15th November, 2018
6Date of publication of Rank Lists by the Heads of the Departments21st November, 2018
7Date of admission to the M.Phil30th November, 2018
8Commencement of classes for M.Phil03rd November, 2018
9Date of Entrance Examination for Ph.D21st November, 2018
10Date of publication of rank list for Ph.D30th November, 2018
11Date of Research Committee meetings for admission to the Ph.D ProgrammeIn between 10th December, 2018 to 21th December, 2018
12Commencement of classes for Ph.D03rd January, 2019

Contact Details

Kalady, Ernakulam District,
Kerala – 683 574,
Phone No. : 0484 – 2463380,
Fax : 91 – 0484 – 2463380,
Email :,
Website :

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Application Form Submission 16 Dec 2020 to 16 Jan 2021.