DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH

About Course

Degree course is offered at both UG and PG level. Department was installed in the year 2000, was offering foundation English. From 2004, it became an independent department offering literature at UG level. Department was upgraded into a PG department from 2015.

Our Vision:  To facilitate students to acquire good knowledge in language and literature.

Our Mission:  To deliver the content well and on time, and to take initiatives to make students employable.

Objectives: Department of English strives to give an in-depth knowledge of language and literature through the prescribed syllabus and by organizing various programmes which would help the students in their higher education and career growth.

Faculty


S.No Name of the faculty Designation Qualification Date of joining Specialization
1. R. SANDHYA LAKSHMI ASST. PROF M.A., M.A., M.PHIL 16.06.2008 INDIAN ENGLISH LITERATURE
2. R. SUGANTHI ASST. PROF M.A., M.A., M.PHIL 15.12.2008
3. K. BUJI ASST. PROF M.A., 16.06.2014
4. D. DEEPA ASST. PROF M.A., M.PHIL 11.06.2016
5. L. REVATHI ASST. PROF M.A., M.PHIL 21.06.2016
6. K. KANTHIMATHI ASST. PROF M.A., M.PHIL 05.07.2017
7. B. HEMAVATHY ASST. PROF M.A., M.PHIL 05.07.2017
8. ATHIRA ANILKUMAR ASST. PROF M.A., M.PHIL 11.06.2018
12. G. MALATHY ASST. PROF M.A., M.PHIL 11.06.2018
13. A. AYISHA ASST. PROF M.A., M.PHIL 26.11.2018

Achievements


UNIVERSITY RANK HOLDERS

S.NO NAME BATCH RANK DEGREE
1. Ms. M. DivyaSagaya Rani 2015-17 II M.A
2. R.Nandhini 2014-17 Twelfth B.A

AWARDS

S.NO NAME BATCH AWARD
1. P.PRATHIKSHA 2011-2014 KANEKO IKEDA AWARD
2. M.MANISHA 2015-2018 SUBASH CANDRA BOSE AWARD

STUDENT’S ACHIEVEMENTS

Name of the Students Class Prize Event College
S. Deepika
N. Khidar Sowban Nisha
III-BBA 2nd Place Business Launch Hindu college
I. Umeraya, Deepika
R. Chandini, S. Harini
N. Khidar Sowban Nisha
III-BBA 3rd Place Adzap Hindu college
D. Gayathri, V.Saranya II-BBA 1st Place Collage Mar Gregorius College
M. Manisha, K. Joslin,
V. Saranya and G. Arya
I BBA I prize product launch Savitha College of Arts and Science
G. Arya I BBA 3rd Place Business plan Hindu College
K. Indumathi I BBA III prize essay writing Women’s Christian College.
M. Manisha BBA I prize High Jump Madras University B Zone level
Esther I BBA III prize Singing Ambedkar Law College
Esther I BBA II Prize Singing and cross country Alpha Arts and Science college.
N. Anjana II BBA III prize Business plan Hindu college.
M. Manisha I BBA only candidate selected for the training from Tamilnadu, Puduchery and Andaman and Nicobar at Indian Airforce Para Tropers Agra.
S. Poongodi II BBA II prize 6km Cross Country race Pachiappas College
S. Poongodi II BBA I prize 5000 mts, 21 kms A.L. Mudhaliyar meet

Activities


  • Bridge course in English for the academic year 2018- 2019 was inaugurated by Dr. Anwar Sadhath, Associate Professor, New College on 25.06.2018. From 26.06.2018 until 29.06.2018 training were given for three hours a day to all the first year students from both shift I and shift II. Assessment to check the validity of the improvement within students, prior and post training took place.
  • To inculcate the reading habit in students, ‘Library Visit’ is organised every year. This year students were taken to Anna Centenary Library, American Library and Connemara Library on 13.08.2018.
  • The Symposium on “Popular Culture and Literature” was organised on 26-09-18. Three resource persons were invited for the Symposium. Dr.Srilatha, Assistant Professor of English from Bharathi Women’s College handled the first session. The second session was handled by Dr. Padmini Associate Professor of English, Ethiraj College for Women. The third session was undertaken by Dr. Vijayalayan, Assistant Professor of English from Vivekananda College.
  • A lecture was delivered by Mr. K. Sivasubramani, Assistant Professor of English from Presidency College, Chennai on 12.12.2018. His lecture centered on Social History of England.
  • Two days intensive coaching was given for NET/SET- English by Dr. D.E. Benet, Associate Professor of English, National College, Trichy on 26.01.19 and 27.01.19. Aspirants from various districts of Tamilnadu and various colleges from Chennai actively participated in the programme. Dr. Benet taught the participants various methods to clear the exam.
  • Intra departmental Competitions, “Arcadia” was organized 20.12.18. Students exhibited their talents through the competitions like, “Model Making, Paint a Poem, Collage and Paper Presentation.