About the department

Tamil have special importance; it is an ancient language with excellent literature of moral values and official language of this state. Literary education may evoke the concept of high thinking and simple living. For competitive exams too, students may opt for tamil language and literature. Accounting all these matters, the graduate level and postgraduate level syllabuses have been prepared. With highly qualified and experienced staff, we are aiming to take up the steps for academic excellence.




Established in 1964 – 65 
Part I Tamil : First language for B.A. / B.Sc. / B. Com.
Courses offered
B.A.Tamil Literaturefrom 1997 - 98
M.A.Tamizhialfrom 2012 - 13
Ph.D. (F.T&P.T)from 2014 - 15
Staff Associate Professor - 2
Assistant Professor - 10
Ph. D. degree holders - 11
M.Phil degree holders - 1

Staff Profile

1Dr.Kalpana.BM.A., M. Phil., Ph.D., Associate Professor & HOD163
2Dr.Renuka.SM.A.,M.Ed., M.Phil., Ph.D., Dip in Ling., Assistant Professor73
3Dr.Ameena Parveen.S.M.A., M.Phil, Ph.D.,Assistant Professor75
4Dr.Adiel Shimeebel.H.D.,M.A.,Ph.D.,Assistant Professor73
5Dr.Vijaya.N.M.A.,Ph.D.,Assistant Professor73
6Dr. Arthy. RM.A., M.Phil, B.Ed.,Ph.D.,Assistant Professor73
7Dr.Sheelarani.IM.A., M.Phil, M.Ed.,Ph.D.,Assistant Professor63
8Amudha.KM.A.,M.Phil, B.Ed.,Assistant Professor63
9Dr.Bhuvaneswari.SM.A.,M.Phil, Ph.D., Assistant Professor53

Lab / Infrastructure/ Department Library:

1Books: 3781
2Journals: 135

Department result:

  No. appearedNo. PassedPass %No.of first classNo. of first class with distinction
No. appearedNo. PassedPass %No.of first classNo. of first class with distinction

Student Achievement

S.No.Name of the studentCollege Name EventPrize(I/II/III)
1P. BharathiArivaalayamPoetry recitationI
2P. SujathaCo-Optex
Govt of Tamilnadu
Oratorical competitionI
3R. YogapriyaCo-Optex
Govt of Tamilnadu
Oratorical competitionII
4R. ManiselviCo-Optex
Govt of Tamilnadu
Oratorical competitionIII
S.No.Name of the studentCollege NameEventPrize(I/II/III)
1N.BhuvaneswariStanleyMedical college, ChennaiEssay CompetitionI
2R. ManiselviStanley Medical college, ChennaiEssay CompetitionII

Seminar / Workshop / Conferences Organized

S.No.DateTitleResource Person
121.02.2014Folklore and Anthropology1 ) Dr. Bhakthavatsala Bharathi
Assosiate Professor
Pondichery University

2 ) Dr. S. Shanmuga Sundaram

3 ) Dr. Jothi rani
Assistant Professor
Quaid E Millath College

Research contribution:

Lectures delivered
1Dr.B.KalpanaUniversity of Madras1.R.SoodamaniyinSirukathaigal-Oru Mathippeedu, Kalki Endowment lecture
University of MadrasMaatruveli
Tamilnadu progressive writers & artists associationIndiran’s translation-sahitya academy
University of MadrasWomen in Vinthan’s novels
2Dr.L.A.Uma MageswariUniversity of MadrasR.Soodamaniyinnovelgal-Oru Mathippeedu, Kalki Endowment lecture
IITS TaramaniIrupatham nootrandin saathanai penmanigal
IITS TaramaniKoviloor madalaya pathippugal
Alagappa University1950-ku murpatta cirupanchamoolam
Pathippum uraiyum
Dr.MGR homeTeaching the persons with special needs
Articles in research journals
S.No.NameName of the Research JournalTitleVolumeNo./ Issue/Page No.
Univ.of Madras
2Dr.L.A.Uma MageswariVuyaraayvu
Univ.of Madras
1Dr.B.KalpanaTamil women poets sangam to present:Blank sky will do(poem translated by K.S.Subramaniam)Tamil University
2Dr.L.A.Uma MageswariMagalir munnetrathil aval vikatan pangalippuIITS Taramani
3Dr.P.Devi(i)Dalith makkalin vazhkai
(ii)Oppari padalgal-kala aayvu thoguppu
Athiyan pathippagam
4Dr.S.Bhuvaneswari(i)Thiruvasagathil bakthi suvai
(ii)Tamizhiyal sinthanaigal
(iii)Silambil oppanai kalai
Deepika pathippagam

Minor projects

S.No.NameTitleSponsored OrganizationAmount
1Dr.S.RenugaTamil-Hindi proverbs-A comparative studyUGCRs.70,000/-
2Dr.L.A.Uma mageswariOral literature of SowrastraUGCRs.1,25,000/-
3Dr.S.Ameena parveenTamil sufithuvamum ulaga podhumaiyumUGCRs.70,000/-