RAJIV GANDHI CAMPUS
Central Sanskrit University (Rashtriya Sanskrit Sansthan) established the Rajiv Gandhi Campus at Sringeri, Karnataka. The decision behind establishing the campus in this holy place was rightly taken by the Sansthan authorities and the campus was inaugurated by His Excellency R.Venktaraman, the then President of India on the auspicious day the 13th January 1992 with the Divine blessings of Jagadguru Sri Sri Sri Bharathi Theertha Mahaswamiji of Dakshinamnaya Sringeri Sri Sharadapeetha.
The Sansthan has acquired land measuring 10 acres from the State Government of Karnataka for developing the campus at Sringeri. The Administrative-cum-Academic block of the campus was completed and handed over by the CPWD at a cost of Rs.163 lacs. The second phase of civil works consists two Hostels for boys and girls, Quarters and Guest House are completed at a cost of Rs. 417 lacs.
At present the campus offers Prak-Shastri, Shastri, Acharya, Shiksha-Shastri and Vidyavaridhi courses equivalent to Intermediate, B.A., M.A., B.Ed., and Ph.D respectively and recognized by various Universities. The Sansthan is also the member of the Association of Indian Universities. In addition to these courses, the campus offers a ray of modern subjects for the all round development of the students such as History, English, Kannada, Hindi, Computer Education, Yoga and Environmental Education. A short-term certificate course in Bharatiya Jyotisha is also being conducted by the Campus. The Campus has a collection of good number of books in its library. It has also procured 164 rare manuscripts of ancient Shastras written in various scripts and regional languages.