Established 1986
Chancellor Prime Minister of Nepal
Vice-chancellor Purna Chandra Dhungel
Location Beljhundi, Dang, Nepal.
Contact Tel: +977 082-520965, +977 4247445
Fax: +977 082-4221510

Mahendra Sanskrit University (MSU) established in December 1986, has its central office at Beljhundi in Dang district of Mid-Western Development Region, Nepal. The university offers Intermediate (Uttar Madhyama), Bachelor (Shastri), Bachelor of Education, Masters (Acharya) and Doctoral courses in classical and modern subjects. It also offers intermediate in Ayurveda and condensed courses for Ayurvedacharya. The university has 12 constituent and 13 affiliated Vidhyapithas (campuses) situated in different parts of the country.

Inspired by the long unbroken tradition of Sanskrit in Nepal, the university was established for the following purposes:

  • To fulfill the need for an autonomous institution for teaching/learning activities and research of Sanskrit field at various levels.
  • To systematize Sanskrit education up to the highest level in the Kingdom.
  • To preserve and promote Sanskrit education in different sectors of the Nepalese society.
  • To develop the Kingdom of Nepal into a centre for learning through Sanskrit education.