VISION

  • To empower rural women through Tamil literature.
  • To enhance Tamil language with academic status.

MISSION

  • To develop the innovative heritage and traditions through Tamil literature.
  • To enhance rural women’s status in academic, journalism and archelogies.
Students of our department are provided with facilities to not only learn Tamil literature but also human rights feminism, folklore journalism and tourism as allied/elective courses. These are enhancing our student’s status in journalism and archaeologies.

Courses Offered

Programmes
Certificate Courses
B.A.,Tamil Idhazhiyal
M.A.,Tamil Sutrulaviyal
M.Phil.,Tamil Naattuppuraviyal
Ph.D.,Tamil Nadagakkalai
Thiraippadakkalai

Faculty Profile:

Name
Qualification
Designation
Specialization
Dr.R.Poongkuzhali M.A,M.Phil,Ph.D Head Ikkala Ilakkiyam
P.Karthigai Selvi M.A.,M.Phil., Asst. Professor Makkal Thagaval Thodarbiyal
Dr.S.Kalaivani M.A,M.Phil,Ph.D., Asst. Professor Ikkala Ilakkiyam
V.AntonyTamilarasi M.A,M.Phil.,B.Ed., Asst. Professor Ilakkanam
P. Seethalakshmi M.A,M.Phil.,B.Ed., Asst. Professor Kappiya Ilakkiyam
M.Manimekala M.A,M.Phil., Asst. Professor Sanga Ilakkiyam
G.Gomathy M.A,M.Phil., Asst. Professor Sanga Ilakkiyam
D.Ramya M.A,M.Phil., Asst. Professor Sanga Ilakkiyam
Dr.P.Nivedita M.A,M.Phil.,Ph.D., Asst. Professor Sanga Ilakkiyam
B.Chamundeeswari M.A,M.Phil., Asst. Professor Ilakkanam
Dr.M. Selvi Kathija Begam M.A,M.Phil.,Ph.D., Asst. Professor Sittrilakkanam
S.Suruthi M.A,M.Phil,B.Ed., Asst. Professor Ikkala Ilakkiyam
Ms.R.Nithya M.A,M.Phil., Asst. Professor Ilakkanam

Publications:

Publications
2015-2016
2016-2017
Number of papers published in National/International Seminars
12
13
Number of papers published in peer reviewed journals
-
16
Manuscript
-
43
Chapters in Books
10
25
Books edited
1
1
Books with ISBN/ISSN numbers with details of publishers
1
1

University Ranks

UG Course

S.No
Batch
No. of rank holders
1
2015-2016
1
2
2016-2017
-

PG Course

S.No
Batch
No. of rank holders
1
2015-2016
2
2
2016-2017
-

Best Out-Going Student:

S.No
Year
Name of the Student
1
2015-2016
M.Prema- B.A(Tamil)
2
2016-2017
P.Melba- B.A(Tamil)

Seminars/Conferences/Workshops Organized:

Date Title Level Source of Funding
02.09.2015 Tamil Ilakkiyangalil Thiranayivu pogukal National Management
14.09.2016 Tamil Illakkiyangalil meyppatugal” International Management

Student Enrichment Programmes:

Year Title
2015-2016
Guest Lecture on "Tamil Ilakkiyankal kaattum vaazhviyal mathipukal" in 17.07.2015
National Seminar on "Tamil Ilakkiyangalil Thiranayivu pogukal" on 02.09.2015
Special Lecture on "Manaiyarathin Ver" on 15.09.2015
Guest Lecture on "Sethu Karaiyiley" on 22.09.2015
Workshop on "Mozhiyiyal" on 04.02.2016
Guest Lecture on "Konguther Vaazhkai" on 20.02.2016
2016-2017
Special Lecture on "Ilakkiyamum Inbamum" on 14.07.16
Guest Lecture on "Puraththinaiyil Ilakkana Marabugal" in 19.08.16
Inter National Seminar on "Tamil Illakkiyangalil meyppatugal" on 14.09.2016
Guest Lecture on "Kappiyangal Kaatum Makkal Vazhviyal" on 11.01.17
Special lecture on “ Ilakkiyangalil Magalir Vazlviyal”" on 23.02.17

SWOC analysis of the department and Future plans

Strengths:

  • Highly qualified and dedicated staff (5 Ph.D., holders and 9 ‘SLET/NET’ qualified faculties)
  • Enriched library
  • Guidance, motivation and support from management
  • University recognized Research Centre.
  • Basic computer literacy to the students.

Weaknesses:

  • Many of the students are from non creamy layer of the society. Hence it is very difficult for them to cope with the academic demands of the college.

Opportunities

  • There are various opportunities in the field of Tamil – Schools, Colleges, Media’s and translators in various fields.
  • Students are enabled to face Competitive Exams easily.
  • Opportunity to learn Temple-art, journalism and Mass communication.
  • Producing quality Tamil writers.

Challenges

  • Preference of Science courses and professional courses after 12th.
  • Competing with English language.
  • Students admitted in Tamil Department from low socio economic background. It is challenging to get them employed.

Future Plan

To strengthen the Research Centre.

To explore collaboration with International and National institutions to promote creative writing and translation.

To provide special care in getting more university ranks.

To give small projects to students to inculcate research temperament.

Contact Us

Department Mail id

[email protected]






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