Course Overview

As a part of Institute of Indic Knowledge Studies (IIKS), SVS offers this bundled course to professionals and other individuals who wish to have a multi-disciplinary Vedic perspective for contemporary applications and want to try their hand at independent research on an original Indic treatise under the guidance of an expert.

In this rigorous 4-month bundled course, participants will gain first-hand experience in the following:
  1. Assimilate: Study an original Indic text of choice (Artha shaastra, Natya shaastra, Saahitya shaastra, etc.) – 45 hours
  2. Articulate: Give a talk on its content to novice young audience – 30 hours
  3. Apply: Create a tool, model or study of contemporary value based on it – 120 hours
  • Duration: 4 months (total 13 credits, 15 hours/week of effort)
  • Fee: INR 20,000 (USD 300)
  • Prerequisites: Participants must have completed the following SVS courses (or take a proficiency test)

1) Samskrit-1: Thinking in Sanskrit  – 3 credits

2) Structure and Method of Indic shaastras – 1 credit

3) Samskrit-2: Understanding technical Samskrit used in Indic treatises – 3 credits

4) How to Study Indic shaastras-Part 2: Case study with Patanjali’s Mahabhashya – 3 credits

Alternatively, IIKS also offers a bundled research certificate course that includes the prerequisite courses.
  • Duration: 9 months (total 23 credits, 20 hours/week of effort)
  • Fee: INR 40,000 (USD 600)

How to Enroll?

  • Fill and submit the online application form on the link:
  • Once the schedule of a particular course is finalized, you will receive a confirmation email. Then pay the course fee mentioned above via online transfer to the bank details below and note down the transaction reference number, along with a screenshot of the online transfer confirmation page.
    • Account Name: MAEER’s Institute for Indic Knowledge Studies
    • Bank: Bank of India, MIT College Branch, Pune
    • Account No: 053010110012942; IFSC: BKID0000530
    • Account Type: Savings
  • Inform SVS of your payment details by sending an email to
  • You will receive an email from SVS confirming your enrollment. This will be your payment receipt as well.