Jyotiṣa Paṇḍita

The Jyotiṣa Paṇḍita Certification Essay can be written by students during the final academic years of study of the Parāśara Jyotiṣa Course.

  1. PJC Year-1 2020
  2. PJC Year-2 2021
  3. PJC Year-3 2022
  4. PJC Year-4 2023
  5. PJC Year-5 2024

Rules and Regulations

The examination and viva-voce is conducted by the DBC Examination Board constituted for the purpose by the Certification Head Steven Hubball. The decision of the Board can be appealed to the Certification Head and the decision of the Head is final and binding.

Students interested in Jyotiṣa Paṇḍita certification must inform the DBC Mentors. For Questions contact your Mentor and/or PJC Liaison Mrs. Sarbani Rath (sarbanirath@gmail.com)

All documents and logs must be received at the DBC Certification Office. Please email these to the Examinations Officer.

DBC examinations are conducted both online and in person by Jaimini Scholar teachers. The written examination is submitted online prior to the viva voce.

The Certification primary requirement, as has been done traditionally for centuries, is the viva voce which will include a 30 minute chart interpretation and remedy recommendation which has to be defended by the student in front of a panel of scholars.


Certificates will be issued by Devaguru Bṛhaspati Center, New Delhi on receiving recommendation from the Certification Head. Certificate will be provided as PDF bearing the signature of Certification Head, Mentor and Examiner (DBC Board).

To obtain a printed Jyotiṣa Paṇḍita Certificate, please requisition PJC Liaison Mrs. Sarbani Rath (sarbanirath@gmail.com). Cost of print and postage is to be borne by the student.

Duplicate print certificates will cost ₹1500 (INR) each for Home students and $40 (USD) Overseas students provided the student has requisitioned print certificates originally. Else the PDF can be downloaded online.