The department of Sanskrit was established in the year 1964. The Mission/ Vision of department-
- The department will give more importance for organising seminars, conversation camp and workshop on Sanskrit language and literature
- For enrichment of the departmental library, the department will take steps for purchasing and collecting books.
- The department will take initiative for collecting write up for publication.
- The department will send proposal to the recognised funding agencies i.e., ICHR/ICSSR, Rastriya Sanskrit Sansthan etc.
The department of Sanskrit (1964) since its inception has been offering the general curse in B.A. programme. The major course has also been offering since 1978. In the beginning period, the teachers viz., Haradhan Devnath, Tarun Mishra Bhagavati, Swarnachaya Saikia, Yadav Chaliha etc. served in the department. After that, the department was enriched by the service/contribution of the teachers/ professors like Dr. Krishna kanta Handique, Dr. Akon Saikia, Dr. Pradip Gogoi and Dr. Anupama Mahanta. Now, three teachers i.e., Sri Rajib Sarma( Assistant Professor and head of the department), Dr. Jewti Boruah (Assistant Professor) and Dr. Mridusmita Devi (Assistant Professor) are working in the department. In addition to it, many teachers (contractual) have been offering their service for the department from time to time.
The department has a library containing several numbers of books. It has a student forum entitled ‘Saraswata Chora’. The forum takes initiatives to organise the student related activities like educational tour, teachers’ day celebration, publishing of wall Magazine, Sanskrit day celebration etc. the departmental wall magazine ‘Anurananam’ is published once in a year. The department has a welfare fund to help the needy students of the department. The existing teachers, ex-student and well wishers of the department offer team teaching, and take interdisciplinary classes for the benefit of the students. They also used ICT method besides the traditional methods. It is a matter of proud for the department that many ex-students of this department have been established in various fields. Sri Syamkanu Mahanta (who passed B.A., in 1999 with Sanskrit major) passed and brought laurels to the department of Sanskrit. Thus, within the limited scope, the department is able to shine and one of the notable department of the college.