Central University of Tibetan Studies (Deemed to be University) (CIHTS) 

IAU Member

India

top General Information

Address

Street:Sarnath

City:Varanasi

Province:Uttar Pradesh

Post Code:221 007

Tel.:+91(542) 258-5148

Fax:+91(542) 258-5150

WWW:http://www.cuts.ac.in

Institution Funding

Public

History

Founded 1967 as envisioned by H.H. the Dalai Lama in consultation with Pandit Jawarhalal Nehru for the preservation and promotion of Tibetan Culture and Buddhist Studies. Fully funded by the Central Government of India through the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports. Declared as 'Deemed University' 1988. Acquired present title 2009. Formerly known as the Central Institute of Higher Tibetan Studies (CIHTS).

Academic Year

July to May (July-December; January-May)

Admission Requirements

Standard IX with Tibetan Language or knowledge of Tibetan Language, plus minimum 35% marks in qualifying entrance examination

Language(s)

Tibetan

Accrediting Agency

University Grants Commission (UGC)

Religious Affiliation

Buddhist

Student Body

co-ed

top Officers

Head : Geshe Ngawang Samten

Job title:Vice-Chancellor


Senior Administrative Officer : R.K. Upadhyay

Job title:Registrar

top Divisions

Faculty : Arts and Crafts

Fields of study:Fine Arts, Handicrafts


Faculty : Languages and Literature

Fields of study:English, Hindi, Literature, Sanskrit, Tibetan


Faculty : Logic and Spirituality

Fields of study:Asian Religious Studies, Logic


Faculty : Medical Sciences

Fields of study:Medicine, Traditional Eastern Medicine


Faculty : Modern Studies

Fields of study:Ancient Languages, Asian Studies, Cultural Studies, Economics, History, Political Sciences


Research Division : Dictionary


Research Division : Publication


Research Division : Rare Buddhist Texts


Research Division : Restoration


Research Division : Translation

top Degrees

Bachelor's Degree


Master's Degree


Master of Philosophy


Doctor of Philosophy

top Student Services and Facilities

Student Services

Academic Counselling

Careers Guidance

Cultural Activities

Facilities for Disabled People

Health Services

Nursery Care

Residential Facilities

Social Counselling

Sports Facilities

top Academic Periodicals

Periodicals

'Dhih' Research Journal

Biblioteca Indo-Tibetica Series

Miscellaneous Series

Prof. L.M. Joshi Commemorative Lecture Series

Rare Buddhist Text Series

Samyak Vak Series

The Dalai Lama Tibetico-Indological Series

Main Press

Publication Unit

Updated on 15-12-2017