Fine Arts Consortium
The University boasts of the best teaching departments in Fine Arts where traditional forms of arts like, Koodiyattom, Mohiniyattom, Bharatanatyam, Mural painting and Kamatic music and also modern theatre are taught and practiced. In order to tap the immense potential and proficiency of the internationally known artists who are teachers of these departments, the University has established the Fine Arts Consortium to coordinate and diffuse the nuances of these art forms. Under the supervision Faculty members of the University the students and alumni undertake various novel projects within and outside of the state to develop newer themes and forms in the fulcrum of our traditional performing and Fine Arts.
Strengthening of Sanskrit Studies
The Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit has been entrusted as the nodal agency by the Central Government to implement the Central Plan Scheme for Strengthening the Sanskrit Studies. The scheme intends to conduct part- time / evening courses to young and adult students for the propagation of Sanskrit language by which it envisages to carve out a simple form of functional Sanskrit that a layman can use and communicate. In order to implement the programme, the university has selected certain number of model schools in each educational district in Kerala. The university will convert the model schools as full-fledged units for Sanskrit education and popularisation and further development of Sanskrit in future. It is also proposed to make the propagation of Sanskrit with the co-operation of public to make it a mass movement.
Employment Information and Guidance Centre
The state government sponsored Employment Information Guidance Bureau functioning in the campus has a pivotal role in guiding the students to appropriate opportunities in education and employment. The bureau has arranged number of training programmes and coaching classes for UGC Net, bank tests and other competitive examinations. The bureau also arranges guidance classes and programmes for students.
Career and Counselling Bureau
The Career and Counselling Cell under the Department of Social Work plays a very vital role in the capacity building of the students. It prepares students to face challenges in their life and gives proper direction in their career building.
A fulltime counsellor is working in the centre in addition to the service of faculty in the Department of Social work to meet the demands of students in molding their future and to guide them in critical junctures. This is functioning with the special assistance of the UGC.
About Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit
The University was established two decades ago in the name of the illustrious Indian philosopher Jagad Guru Adi Sankara in his place of birth at Kalady. The basic objective of the University is to impart knowledge in various branches of Sanskrit, Indology, Indian culture, Indian and Foreign languages, Indian philosophy, Fine Arts and Social Sciences and to promote the study and research in Sanskrit and other systems of Indian knowledge. As a centre of cultural heritage and a house for indigenous art forms, the University is envisioned to harmonize the society through educational excellence.