A Shastri or B.A. with Sanskrit may be admitted to Acharya, which corresponds to M.A., but is restricted to specialization in a particular shastra.
For Admission To Course
Shastri of the Sampoornanand Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya or an equivalent examination recognised by the Vishwavidyalaya or B.A. of 10+2+3 education system with Sanskrit as an elective subject
EQUIVALANCE OF THE VISHWAVIDYALAYA'S EXAMINATION
- Course Name Acharya
- Equivalent Examination M. A. In Sanskrit
- Affiliation Sampoornanand Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya
- Course Duration 2 Years
CONDITIONS REGARDING OFFERING OF SUBJECT AT ACHARYA LEVEL :
- 1.   Normally,a student shall be allowed to offer the same subjects, which he was having at Shastri level but in special cases, the Principal may permit to take a subject (other than Siddhant Jyotish) not taken at Shastri level.
- 2.   Candidates who have passed B.A. with Sanskrit or Vedalankar / Vakyalankar may be allowed to take Sahitya or Dharma Shastra or Sankhya Yoga or Phalit Jyotish or Karma Kanda at Acharya level. B.A. (Sanskrit) with Philosophy may take Advait Vedanta.
- 3.  Candidates having passed B.A. (Hons.) in Sanskrit may be allowed to take Veda or Vyakarana or Sahitya or Dharma Shastra or Sankhya Yoga or Phalit Jyotish or karma kanda at Acharya level.
- 4.  Candidates who have passed Acharya in one subject or have done M.A. in Sanskrit will be allowed to offer any subject at Acharya level other than Siddhanta Jyotish, Veda, Navya Nyaya, Navya Vyakaran and Mimamsa. However, an Acharya in Phalit Jyotish, Navya Nyaya, Navya Vyakaran may be admitted in Siddhanta Jyotish, Prachin Nyaya and Vyakaran and vice –versa.
- 5.   B.A./B. Sc. with Sanskrit having Astronomy as one of the subjects, will be allowed to take Siddhanta Jyotish at Acharya level.