Department of Yogic Science

  • Yoga is a holistic way of healthy life and living with its cultural roots in ancient Indian scripture, handed down to us in the form of Living Tradition.
  • Yoga focuses on developing integration between thoughts, words, and deeds of an individual that, in turn, helps in establishing harmony between self and his/her surroundings.

VISION: To preserve and perpetuate through a Guru-Sishya Parampara (teacher-disciple tradition) the ancient practice of yoga as a holistic way of healthy life and living.

MISSION: To be a centre of excellence in Yogic Science by harnessing ancient wisdom within contemporary need and relevance, through a harmonious process of teaching, learning, research, and service.

  • Some of the capstone initiatives taken by the Yogic Science department at Sri Sri University are practical oriented teaching which aims to give a systematic approach for better adaptability; improved learning ability; enhanced orderliness in thinking leading to holistic growth of the students.
  • The presence of highly educated and experienced Faculty of Yogic Sciences, at Sri Sri University incorporates a variety of teaching-learning methods, involving a blend of both traditional and modern facilities for classical learning and practical techniques as:a) Outbound Infrastructure equipped with modern technologies of ICT etc. along with the blend of learning in Guru-Kula style to instill them with value-based education.b) The course curriculum is unique and incorporates evidence-based traditional yoga philosophy from Indian scriptures as, Upanishads, Bhagwat Gita, Patanjali yoga sutras, Hatha yoga etc. with demonstration and one-to-one practice sessions of techniques – kriya’s, Asana’s, pranayama, etc.
  • Student centered learning techniques are inbuilt in the study plan with a focus on participation in workshops, seminars, conferences, inside and outside the campus.
  • Yoga Research is a part of our Department with a view to promote a proper blend of Science and Spirituality.

  • Career opportunities are in the field of teaching, research and entrepreneurship.

BSc Yoga

03 Years full time

2020-21 Entry

40 Seats

10+2 examination or equivalent from any stream
from a recognised board with a minimum of 50% score


Tuition fee per semester**

* It is your responsibility to ascertain that you
possess the requisite qualification for admission.
**There will be a separate admission fee, examination fee,
caution deposit etc in addition to the tuition fee.
MA / MSc Yogic Science

02 Years full time

2020-21 Entry

40 Seats

BA/BSc examination or equivalent from
any stream from a recognised university
with a minimum of 50% score


Tuition fee per semester**

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Faculty HOD

Prof.  (Dr.) B R Sharma

Dean, Faculty of Health and Wellness
Prof. & Head, Department of Yogic Science


– B.A. (Hon), M.A., Ph.D. (Bhakti under Dharmashastra & Manuscriptologist)


  • An academician having more than 35 years of experience in Yoga Education field.
  • Drafting Expert -Benchmarks for training in Yoga for World Health Organization (WHO)
  • Indian delegation’s part for Intergovernmental UNESCO meet (November 28-02 December, 2016) held at Addis Ababa, Ethiopia wherein Yoga was accepted as Intangible Cultural Heritage.
  • As Principal of G.S. Yoga College and Cultural Synthesis, Kaivalya dhama, Lonavla  for more than 5 Years
  • Scientific Advisory Committee Member of Central Council for Research in Yoga and Naturopathy, Ministry of AYUSH, Govt. Of India
  • Organizer of National and International Seminars / Conferences and other events
  • More than 30 years of teaching experience as well as delivering innumerable invited talks and keynote speeches in various Universities and Institutions in India and world over.
  • As a Research scholar, has assumed responsibilities of a Research officer, Asst. Research Director and Head for more than 25 years.
  • Has 13 books (collaboration)to his credit and 50 Research papers have been published in renowned Journals, Souvenirs, Proceedings etc.
  • Has chaired significant administrative positions, been a member/chairperson of academic council/ board of studies/board of trustees/various committees etc.
  • Has worked an Executive Managing Editor of Renowned Yoga Journal, Yoga Mimamsa, Pub. Kaivalyadhama, Lonavla.
  • Expertise includes Manuscriptology, Applied Yoga Psychology and Osteopathy.