Regional Campus - Ettumanoor
Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Regional Campus Ettumanoor, named after the illustrious sage and philosopher Sree Sankaracharya is situated at Ettumanoor, the well-known cultural Campus of Kottayam District. It is located on the southern side of the Mariamman Kovil Road, in front of the famous Mahadeva Temple, Ettumanoor. This Campus came into existence in 1994. The formal inauguration of the Campus was conducted at a grand function organized in the campus on 1st November 1994. The first Vice- Chancellor, Sri. R. Ramachandran Nair IAS, Registrar Sri. Ramankutty Menon, well-known writer Prof. Ambalappuzha Rama Varma, Sri. Vasudevan Potty (Dean), Sri. C.G. Raja Gopal (Dean) and other esteemed persons blessed the occasion with their presence. From 1994 onwards the Campus is functioning in an old two storied building owned by the University itself. This Campus owns a property of 28 cents in the campus where it functions currently and 40 cents at Peroor, near Ettumanoor. The Campus is situated 67 kilometres away from the Headquarters of the University, Kalady. From 2003 onwards Credit and Semester system was introduced by the University. Mode of admission to these courses is through a common Entrance Test conducted by the university. At present, there are three P.G. courses offered in the Campus, M.A. Sanskrit Sahitya, M.A. Hindi and M.A. Malayalam. These courses are under the Credit and Semester system.
Location of the campus and area:
Ettumanoor is a major town in the Kottayam District of Kerala, India, located 9.5 kilometers north-east of Kottayam city, 65 km from Cochin and 73 km from Cochin International Airport. The state Highway No.1 popularly known as the Main Central (MC) Road, passes through Ettumanoor, and is a major connecting link between Palai and beyond to the Western Ghats and to Kochi, the commercial capital of Kerala. Ettumanoor is located at 9.67°N 76.57°E. The distance from Kalady, the main Campus to Ettumanoor is 72kms (1.45 hrs)
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Campus Director: Dr. G Chandravadana
Ettumanoor P.O., Kottayam, Pin: 686 631
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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.