Photo Alumnus Name Accomplishments
  PremchandraTarkavagish  Pandit Tarkabagish had supported Pandit Iswarchandra Vidyasagar immensely, in legalising Widow Remarriage in India. He was also present in the occasion of first widow remarriage in 1856.
TaranathTarkavachaspati  TARANATH TARKABACHASPATI played a critical role in promoting oriental philosophies. 
Iswarchandra Bandyopadhyaya  Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar (1820-1891) was as one of the pillars of Bengal renaissance who managed to continue the social reforms movement that was started by Raja Rammohan Roy in the early 1800s. Vidyasagar was a well-known writer, intellectual and above all a staunch supporter of humanity. He had an imposing personality and was revered even by the British authorities of his time. He brought about a revolution in the Bengali education system and refined the way Bengali language was written and taught. His book, ‘Borno Porichoy’ (Introduction to the letter), is still used as the introductory text to learn Bengali alphabets. The title 'Vidyasagar' (ocean of knowledge) was given to him due to his vast knowledge in several subjects. Poet Michael Madhusudan Dutta while writing about Ishwar Chandra said: "The genius and wisdom of an ancient sage, the energy of an Englishman and the heart of a Bengali mother".  
Madanmohan Tarkalankar  Bengali Poet and Sanskrit scholar. He also developed Bengali text-books for children. Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, Akshay Kumar Datta and Tarkalankar were the first "to envisage texts that would build the character of the new generation without sacrificing literary sensitivity. Virtually, the entire mental make-up of the late nineteenth century Bengali society was structured through these text books."[1] He, along with his friend Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, set up the Sanskrit Press and Depository, a print shop and a bookstore.[2]
Bhudev Mukhopadhyaya  Mukhopadhyay was a renowned writer and thinker and combined nationalism with rationalism in his works. He strived to reform Hindu customs and family laws to synergize with modern times. He had an immense knowledge of Sanskrit, as evidenced by his numerous essays, and critiques of Sanskrit literature. He wrote several books for young people, historical novels and fused many different philosophies into characters he portrayed.
Madhusudan Gupta  Pandit Madhusudan Gupta was a Bengali Brahmintranslator and Ayurvedic practitioner who was also trained in Western medicine and is credited with having performed India's first human dissection at Calcutta Medical College(CMC) in 1836, almost 3,000 years after Susruta.
Dwarakanath Vidyabhushan  Dwarkanath Vidyabhusan was an Indian scholar, editor and publisher of the trend-setting weekly Bengali newspaper Somprakash.
Ramnarayan Tarkaratna  Ramnarayan was known essentially for his original plays in Bangla. He was nicknamed 'Natuke Ramnarayan' (Ramnarayan, the playwright) for writing the first well-structured plays. Kulin Kulsarbasva (1854) was his first and best play, which highlighted the ill effects of polygamy in Hindu society. His other works include Ratnavali (1858), Naba Natak (1866), Venisanghar (1856), Malatimadhab (1867), Rukmini Haran (1871), Kangsabadh (1875). Pativratopakhyan (1853) is a collection of his essays. He also wrote some farces such as Yeman Karma Teman Phal (1863), Ubhay Sabgkat (1869) and Chaksudan (1869) etc. Most of his plays and farces were staged many times at the Rangamancha in Belgachhia, the personal stages of the Calcutta aristocrats and the playhouse of the Tagores at Jorasanko. He received the Kavyopadhyaya title from the Bengal Philharmonic Akademi.
Shivnath Shastri  Sivanath Sastri was a scholar, religious reformer, educator, writer and historian. He played an active role in the society of his times and kept a wonderful record of events but for which it would have been difficult to know and understand his turbulent age. 
  Ramkamal Bhattacharya  Ramkamal Bhattacharya was a scholar of Sanskrit College, and a headmaster of Calcutta Normal School. A classical scholar, positivist, and mathematician, he had also written and published a book titled ‘Elements of Geography’, which attempted to improve upon the system of Euclid.  
  Biharilal Chakrabarti Biharilal introduced an interest in the self in place of interest in material things. He was the first to explore the depths of a poet’s soul in Bangla poetry. His lyrics give a romantic view of nature in musical and simple language. Biharilal used a vocabulary composed of Sanskrit words as well as Bangla derivatives. His choice of poetic themes, individuality of expression, and acuteness of perception, as well as his focus on beauty and his unique use of rhythm distinguish him from others.
  Lalmohan Vidyanidhi LalmohanVidyanidhi was the second person who had initiated direct discussion on this subject of Sanskrit Rhetoric. His book, Kavyanirnay (1862 A.D.) contains discussion on rasa, guna riti, dosa, chanda, alamkara etc. of Sanskrit poetics. 
  Yogendranath Vidyabhushan Yogendra (or Jogendra) Vidyabhushan (Banerjee) (1845–1904) was an Indian Bengali scholar in Sanskrit, thinker, journalist and popular author of biographies which stirred patriotic zeal in the readers' heart. Loved by Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar, admired by Swami Vivekananda and Sri Aurobindo, he helped the rise of militant nationalism.
  Haraprasad Bhattacharya  Hara Prasad Shastri known as Hara Prasad Bhattacharya, was an Indian academic, Sanskrit scholar, archivist and historian of Bengali literature. He is most known for discovering the Charyapada, the earliest known examples of Bengali literature.
  Haridas Bhattacharya  Haridas Bhattacharyya (1891–1956) was a Bengali Indian philosopher, author and educationist, known for his works on comparative religion
  Ashutosh Bhattacharya Ashutosh Bhattacharya was mainly known for his work on the history of medieval mangalkavya and modern Bangla plays. His writings in this area include Bangla Mangalkavyer Itihas (1939), Bangla Natya Sahityer Itihas (1st and 2nd Part; 1955 and 1961) and Bangla Samajik Nataker Vivartan (1964).
Bimalkrishna Matital  Bimal Krishna Matilal ( 1935– 8 June,1991) was an Indian philosopher whose influential writings present the Indian philosophical tradition as a comprehensive system of logic incorporating most issues addressed by themes in Western philosophy. From 1977 to 1991 he was the Spalding Professor of Eastern Religion and Ethics at the University of Oxford.  
Arindam Chakrabarti  Arindam Chakrabarti is a professor of philosophy at Stony Brook University; until 2018, he taught at the University of Hawaii, where he was the director of the EPOCH (Eastern Philosophy of Consciousness and the Humanities) Project.
Prof. Probal Dasgupta Prof. Dasgupta is one of the leading linguists of India and of the world. He has taught variously at University of Calcutta, the Indian Statistical Institute, the Deccan College and University of Hyderabad. An alumnus of New York University and of Sanskrit College, Prof. Dasgupta is also a member of the Board of Studies in Linguistics at the SCU. 
Prof. Ranabir Chakravarti
 Prof. Ranabir Chakravarti is one of the leading experts in the field of Ancient, Medieval and Early Modern Histories of the Indian subcontinet. He has taught at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, Visva Bharati University and the University of Calcutta. Author of many critically acclaimed volumes, he is an alumnus of the erstwhile Sanskrit College and University of Calcutta. He is also a member of the Board of Studies in Ancient Indian and World History at the SCU.