Gulbarga University
Year of establishment:1980-81
Gulbarga - 585 106, Karnataka State - India
Department of P.G. Studies and Research in Sanskrit
Dr. P.B. Santappanavar
Professor
Dept. of PG Studies and Research in Sanskrit
Jnana Ganga, Gulbarga University
Gulbarga - 585 106 Karnataka, India
E-mail: parashubs@gmail.com
Tel No.: +91 8472-263272 (O)
+91 8472-245633 (Fax)
Residence
Plot No.18 Saraswatipuram
Kusnoor Road
Gulbarga - 585 106 Karnataka, India
Tel No.: +91 8472 245253 (R)
+91 9880653161 (Cell)
Date of Birth: 14.05.1952
Academic Qualifications: M.A., Ph.D.

M.A. in Sanskrit

Karnatak University, Dharwar

1979

Ph.D.

Karnatak University, Dharwar (Topic : The Ethico-Religious Doctrines as Discussed in Karakanda Cariu –A Study)

1993
Areas of Specialization

Sanskrit Literature, Comparative Religion and Philosophy

Teaching Experience
1. Lecturer in Sanskrit (Undergraduate), Karnataka College, Dharwad 1979 to 1982
2. UGC Research Fellow 1982 to 1983
3. Lecturer in Sanskrit Gulbarga University, Gulbarga 1983 to 1991
4. Sr. Lecturer in Sanskrit, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga 1991 to May 1995
5. Reader in Sanskrit, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga June 1995 to June 2003.
6. Professor of Sanskrit from June 2003
Research Guidance

Doctor of Philosophy

Sl.No.

Name of the student

Title of the Thesis

   Year

1. Dr. Michael Some philosophical concepts in the Bhagvadgeeta and the New Testament – A comparative study 1997
2. Dr. L.V. Mohrir The contribution of Surapura Samsthana to the field of Sanskrit Literature 2002
3. Dr. G.T. Nawali Shreemad Bhagavadgeetakke Yadavaryara  Vyakhyana – Ondu Adhyayana 2003
4. Dr. Praveenkumar Ramachandra Rao Panditaraja Shrinivasacharya Jalihala Avara Jeevana Hagu Krutigalu – Ondu Adhyayana 2003
5. Dr. Vishnu S. Gundgurti Vedetihasagalalli Vayudevaru Mattu Avara Muru Avataragalu – Ondu Adhyayana 2003
6. Shri.Krishna K. Shrimad Bhagavatadalli Kavyasoundarya – Ondu Adhyanana 2006
7. Hanumanta S. Joshi Manduka Karikegalu Ondu Vimarshyatmaka Adhyayana 2006

Master of Philosophy

Sl.No.

Name of the student

Title of the Thesis

   Year

1. L.V. Mohrir Mahabhratada: Anushasana Parva Ondu Vimarshatamaka Adhyayana 1997
2. Praveenkumar Ramachandra Rao Mahabaratada Shantiparva Ondu Adhyayana 1997
3. K.M. Shambunatha Mahabharatda Sabha Parva Ondu Vimarshatmaka Adhyayana 1998
4. Kumari Geeta Kulkarni Ramayanadalli Baruva Pramukha Stree Patragalu Ondu Adhayayana 1999
5. G.T. Navali Pramanapaddhatehe – Vimarshatmaka Adhyayana 2000
6. Yogeh M. Joshi Bhatta Narayanana Venisamhara Mattu Rannana Gadayuddha – Ondu Tulanatmaka Adhyayana 2004
7. Nagappa N.V. Mrichchakatikadalli Chitritavada Samajika Jeevana – Ondu Adyayana 2004
Books Published :

Sl.

No.

Name of the Book

Publishers

Year of

Publication

1. Bana Kadambari  Prasaranga Gulbarga University, Gulbarga.  
2. Karakanda Cariu (Under Publication)    
Participation in Academic Course
1. Attended UGC sponsored Academic Orientation Course at Academic Staff College, Dharwad, Aug./Sept. 1989.
2. Attended UGC sponsored Refresher Course in Sanskrit at Academic Staff College, Rastreeya Sanskrit Vidya Peetha, Tirupati Oct. 1994.
3. As a superintendent I have conducted the UGC NET, JRF Exams, many times.  As a Chief Senior Supervisor I have conducted the M.Phil/Pre-Ph.D. Entrance exams many times.
Membership of Professional Organizations
1. Life Member of Kanaka Spoorthi Journal Kaginele.
2. Life Member of Samshodhana Research Journal, Gulbarga.
3. Life Member of Kavimarga Sahittika Journal, Gulbarga.
4. Nominated by the Director of Public Libraries, Govt. of Karnataka as a member of Book Selection Committee for successive three years(2003-2005).
Seminars/Conferences/Workshops/Training Programmes attended
1. Presented a paper on the “Significance of changes Introduced by Kalidasa in the Shakuntalam”, at Rastriya Sanskrita Vidyapeetha Tirupathi in Oct. 1994.
2. Presented a paper on “The origin of Sanskrit Drama” seminar conducted by N.V. Degree College, Gulbarga in April, 1996.
3. Participated in the Xth World Sanskrit Conference at Taralabalu Kendra, Bangalore, 3-9th January 1997.
4. Participated as a Resource person in the Two days workshop conducted by DSERT on 24-25th February 2002 for designing the syllabus and preparation of Model Question paper for B.Ed. Common Entrance Examinations for 2000-2001.
5. Special invitee for the Vichara Sanskirana “Kannada Pustakagalu Nadedu Banda Dari”, conducted by the Kannada Pustaka Pradhikara, Government of Karantaka on 3-4th February 2002.
6. Participated in the UGC Sponsored National Teachers Conference at Nagapur (Vidarbha) Maharashtra on 10-12th October 2003.
7. Arranged a State Level Seminar on “Bhagavadgeta and the Baduku” at Gulbarga University, on 3rd December, 2003.
8. Participated in the National Conference on “Social Change conducted by Brahmakumari Ishwariya Vishwavidylalaya”, Gulbarga 27-28th December, 2003.
9. Participated in the Rajayoga Sibir at Mount Abu, Rajastan on 7-10, July,2004.
10. Participated in the Three (3) days work shop on “Awareness cum Preservation of Document / Manuscripts Palm leaves”, on 16 to 18th Feb. 2005.  Organised by the Salarajung Museum, Hyderabad and the Department of History, Gulbarga University, Gulbarga.
11. I was invited to participate in the (4) days workshop on “The preparation of SET examinations (conducted by the Kuvempu University, Shimoga on 3 to 6th March, 2006.
12. Participated in one day workshop on Model Question paper i.e., in the Semester system scheme for U.G. Courses on 11.10.2006 at Gulbarga University, Gulbarga.
13. Participated in one day workshop on “The Role of Teachers in Enhancement of Quality in higher Education Institutions” on 18.11.2006 at Gulbarga University, Gulbarga.
14. Participated in one day workshop conducted by the Govt. of Karnataka on Census Data Dissemination on 20.02.2007 at Gulbarga University, Gulbarga.