The study of Sanskrit language and literature is to imbibe the Indian knowledge tradition endowed with intellectual and scientific consciousness. M.A. Sanskrit Online programme is being started by IGNOU's School of Humanities with this great aim. The objective of this programme is to provide the students with a comprehensive and specialized knowledge of Sanskrit language and literature. As a result of its study, students will have a proper understanding of Sanskrit language, literature, grammar, philosophy, Vedas, Indian culture and civilization. Along with relishing the subject, students will also be able to understand the Indian culture and life values by connecting with the knowledge tradition of Sanskrit, which is also the aim of NEP-2020.