M.A. in Sanskrit is a postgraduate Sanskrit course. It is a historical Indo-Aryan language and the primary liturgical language of Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism. It is an official language of the state of Uttarakhand. The duration of M.A. (Sanskrit) is mostly of two academic years but it may vary from institute to institute. The syllabus is divided into four semesters ranging from it origin to development up to now. M.A. (Sanskrit) course is job orienting one and opens many fields for the students through the country.