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Course Name Sanskrit II
Course Code 19SAN111
Program B. Tech. in Computer and Communication Engineering
Year Taught 2019


Unit 1

Seven cases, indeclinables, sentence making with indeclinables, Saptha karakas.

Unit 2

Ktavatu Pratyaya, Upasargas, Ktvanta, Tumunnanta, Lyabanta. Three Lakaras – brief introduction, Lot lakara.

Unit 3

Words and sentences for advanced communication. Slokas, moral stories (Pancatantra) Subhashitas, riddles.

Unit 4

Introduction to classical literature, classification of Kavyas, classification of Dramas – The five Mahakavyas, selected slokas from devotional kavyas- Bhagavad Gita – chapter – II verse 47, chapter – IV verse 7, chapter – VI verse 5, chapter – VIII verse 6, chapter – XVI verse 21, Kalidasa’s Sakuntala act IV – verse 4, Isavasyopanishat 1st Mantra, Mahabharata chapter 149 verses 14 – 120, Neetisara chapter – III

Unit 5

Translation of paragraphs from Sanskrit to English and vice versa.



To familiarize students with Sanskrit language and literature; to enable them to read and understand Sanskrit verses and sentences; to help them acquire expertise for self- study of Sanskrit texts and communication in Sanskrit; to help the students imbibe values of life and Indian culture as propounded in scriptures.

Essential Reading

  • Praveshaha; Publisher: Samskrita bharati, Aksharam, 8th cross, 2nd phase, girinagar, Bangalore -560 085
  • Sanskrit Reader I, II and III, R.S. Vadhyar and Sons, Kalpathi, Palakkad
  • Prakriya Bhashyam written and published by Fr. John Kunnappally
  • Sanskrit Primer by Edward Delavan Perry, published by Ginn and Company Boston
  • Sabdamanjari, R. S. Vadyar and Sons, Kalpathi, Palakkad
  • Namalinganusasanam by Amarasimha published by Travancore Sanskrit series
  • Subhashita Ratna Bhandakara by Kashinath Sharma, published by Nirnayasagar Press.

Evaluation Pattern

Assessment Internal External
Periodical 1 (P1) 15
Periodical 2 (P2) 15
*Continuous Assessment (CA) 20
End Semester 50
*CA – Can be Quizzes, Assignment, Projects, and Reports.

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