The Department of Sanskrit Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad. Was established in the year 1972. Science then many students have passed out from the department and have distinguished themselves in many walks of life . Stalwarts of Sanskrit like Dr. G.M.Patil, Dr. Vasant Patil . Dr. Moghe, Dr, Sulabha Bapat, Dr. Ashok Vatkar have stewarded the department science its inception. The Department has inherited a very rich academic tradition as a result.
In 2005, the Sanskrit Department shifted to the campus of the Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Auarangabad. Natural beauty and greenery of the campus provides an ideal back-drop to the academic pursuits for the students From year 2005, Semester system has been introduced in the department which allows for continuous evaluation and assessment of the Students.