The department was started right from the starting period of the college. Sanskrit language is taught as second language (Common course) and subsidiary to B.A. Malayalam (Complementary course). Members of the faculty were scholars in Sanskrit. The department was highly blessed to honor Padmasree P.K.Narayanan Nambyar and to have the Chakyarkooth performance of Painkulam Narayana Chakyar for the college. The department was able to motivate students for higher studies in Sanskrit. The department guided students to perform three dramas in Sanskrit in A- Zone and one drama in Inter -Zone at Calicut. Two dramas were written by the faculty member.