English Department

Vision

  • To assist students in developing academic responsibility and to discover their potential in becoming responsible global citizens with life-long learning goals. To help the student from all walk of life to achieve excellence in English.
  • To care and educate students in accordance with clearly stated values; to bring out the best in every one of them and to help them to take the next step in their lives with confidence, conviction and consideration for others.


Mission

  • To enable the students of rural backgrounds to be sufficiently prepared to become independent language learners in order to achieve their academic, professional and personal goals.
  • To promote academic honesty and equip them with necessary language and leadership skills.

  • The intercultural skills, sensitivities and understanding needed to work and interact with people of other cultures.
  • The knowledge, skills and linguistic competence to enable them to function successfully in English both in further academic studies and in the wider community.
  • A range of specialized and transferable skills, including high-order conceptual, literacy and communication skills of value in graduate employment.
  • The capacity for independent creative and academic achievement.
  • A commitment to enhancing personal competence in English and to reading widely and independently for their personal, intellectual, social and professional development.

Courses Offered:

Programmes Certificate Courses
B.A.,English
Communicative English
M.A.,English
Presentation Skills
-
Corporate Training

Faculty Profile:

Name
Qualification
Designation
Specialization
Ms.J.Kavitha
M.A.,B.Ed.,M.Phil.,
Head
British Poetry
Ms.P.K.Ranjani
M.A.,M.Phil.,
Asst. Professor
American Literature
Ms.R. Soniya Gandhi
M.A., M.Phil., B.Ed.,
Asst. Professor
Canadian Literature
Ms.P.Hari priya
M.A.,
Asst. Professor
Grammar
Ms.S.Niveditha
M.A.,M.Phil.,
Asst. Professor
Indian writing in English
Ms.L.Megar Nisha
M.A.,
Asst. Professor
Grammar
Ms.M.Kanniya
M.A.,B.Ed.,
Asst. Professor
Grammar
Ms.K.Aishwarya
M.A.,M.Phil.,
Asst. Professor
Drama
Ms.K.Sangeetha
M.A., M.Phil.,
Asst. Professor
Grammar
Ms.D.Dhivya
M.A.,
Asst. Professor
Grammar
Ms.D.Abinaya
M.A., M.Phil.,
Asst. Professor
Drama
Ms.A.Malika Begum
M.A., M.Phil.,B.Ed.,
Asst. Professor
Phonetics
Ms.V.Arunadevi
M.A., M.Phil.,
Asst. Professor
Prose
Ms.K.Muthulakshmi
M.A., M.Phil.,
Asst. Professor
Poetry

Publications:

Publications
2015-2016
2016-2017
Number of papers published in National/International Seminars
9
19
Number of papers published in peer reviewed journals
-
24
Manuscript
-
53
Chapters in Books
-
-
Books edited
-
1
Books with ISBN/ISSN numbers with details of publishers
-
-

University Ranks

UG Course

S.No
Batch
No. of rank holders
1
2015-2016
1
1
2016-2017

PG Course

S.No
Batch
No. of rank holders
1
2015-2016
-
1
2016-2017

Best Out-Going Student:

S.No
Year
Name of the Student
1
2015-2016
M.Nasrin Banu- B.A(English)
1
2016-2017
T.Vijayalakshmi- B.A(English)

Seminars/Conferences/Workshops Organized:

Date Title Level Source of Funding
10.02.16 Seminar on Post Colonial Literature National Management
15.02.17 Conference on Emerging Issues and Challenges in Diaspora National Management

Student Enrichment Programmes:

Year Title
2015-2016
Guest Lecture on “American Poetry” on 29.7.2015
Guest Lecture on “Comparative Literature” on 30.9.2015
Guest Lecture on “History of English Literature” on 15.12.2015
Guest Lecture on “Journalism and Newspaper Editing” on 21.12.2015
2016-2017
Guest Lecture on “African – American Literature” on 13.07.16
Guest Lecture on “Language and Skills” on 18.08.16
Guest Lecture on “Feminism in World Literature” on 09.12.16
Guest Lecture on "Feminist Perspectives in English Literature” on 23.02.17

SWOC analysis of the department and Future plans

Strengths:

  • Qualified, dedicated and competent staff.
  • Guidance, motivation and support from management.
  • Expecting more job opportunities, students prefer to join English Literature course.
  • Learner friendly language lab to facilitate the teaching of the spoken English.
  • The department offers computer courses as allied, to keep them at par with global trends.

Weaknesses:

  • Prevalence of non English speaking environment weakens oral communicative competence.
  • Deficit in reading skills is a major hurdle for development of language and literature.
  • Low learning habit of students decreases originality and creativity.
  • The faculties are yet to register for doctorate

Opportunities

  • Students are enabled to face Competitive Exams.
  • Offers multifarious job opportunities.
  • Opportunity to learn Phonetics, Journalism and Translation.
  • Creative and critical endeavors.>
  • Foreign language learning.

Challenges

  • Students from rural areas.
  • Proficiency level is below average because of the medium of instruction in schools.
  • Students are increasingly addicted to Tamil serials on Television.
  • Students are lacking in reading for pleasure.

Future Plan

To organize International Seminars and Conferences

Reading Club to be introduced.

A Research Forum is to be introduced for PG students

Contact Us

Department Mail id

englishmsnpioneer@gmail.com



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