Department of English

The Department of English:

✔ Was founded in June 1971, and since then it has been imparting English as Part II language (L2) to the students of B.A., B.Com. and B.Sc., courses.

✔ Has rich collection of more than 1800 books and a few journals on English Literature, Language and Linguistics, ELT and World Literatures in English.

✔ Has a language laboratory with High-Speed Internet, Software for English Communication Skills, and Smart TV to improve the English language proficiency of the learners.

✔ Offers two certificate courses each semester.

✔ Coordinates three days English Enrichment Camp ahead of the reopening of the college.

✔ Organizes Group Discussion Forum on every Thursday for the volunteer- students of our college.

✔ Extends free English Grammar Coaching to neighbouring Government Boys and Girls Schools and its Welfare Schools from VI to X standard.

✔ Researches and updates advanced curriculum, new methodology and approach in the classroom, materials preparation, assessment of learning process, and stress on communication skills in accordance with UGC, Government of Tamil Nadu and the Gurukulam of our college.

Eminent Professors and Personalities formerly served for the enrichment of the department:

  • Dr.K.Subramaniam – Pro-Chancellor, Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana, Bangalore.
  • Sri.R.Karmegam (now a Sanyasin) Established his own Ashram at Kasavanampatty, near Sempatty, Dindigul.
  • Sri.M.Purusothaman – Former Associate Professor of English
  • Dr.R.Ilango – Member-Syndicate, Bharathidasan University, Trichy.
  • Sri.M.Jeyaramalingam (now a Sanyasin) Now President Swamiji, Ramakrishna Math, Salem, TN.
  • Sri. B.Ravibabu – Former Associate Professor of English
  • Sri.V.Hariharan – Former Associate Professor of English
  • Dr.B.Ramamoorthy – Principal, Subbalakshmi Lakshmipathy College of Science, Madurai
  • Dr.N.Venkatasubbu – Senior Faculty Member, Department of English, Sri Sarada College for Women, Tirunelveli

They have still been offering valuable suggestions for the improvement of the academic and administrative affairs of the department.

Vision & Mission

✔ The Department of English is entrusted with the commitment of imparting the essential aspects of English Language to the budding students who aspire for higher education and advance profession.


✔  The Department of English kindles the intellectual potentials of younger generation in learning English Language. The department also takes extraordinary interest in making the students acquire ethical qualities, soft skills and creativity to shape their personality.

Goals & Objectives:

✔ To acquire the knowledge of English Grammar.

✔ To apply the knowledge of Grammar for enhancement of speaking and writing skills.

✔ To apply the LSRW skills in personal and professional spheres r.

✔ To create the acquired language skill.

✔ To make English language learning effective and resultant job prospects.

✔ To motivate them to improve their analytical skills and reference skills in English .

✔ To cultivate the aptitude and aesthetic sense in English.

UG – Part II – Language

B.A. English (Self-Financing)

Certificate Courses

1. Communicative Competence in English

2. Executive Communication in English

UGC Career Oriented Course – Certificate Course in Communicative Competence in English.

S.No Name Photo Designation Profile
1 Dr. S. Bharathiraja Assistant Professor & Head(i/c)

Management / Self Financing

2 Dr. P. Saravanakumar Assistant Professor
3 Dr. S. Jothi Basu Assistant Professor

Department Library:

✔ Apart from the Central Library of our college, The department library has around 1500 Books, Spoken English DVD, and Journals to improve learning, teaching and research. Books are purchased every academic year with the help of UGC Autonomy Grant.

Board of Studies – University Nominee (from 09-06-2021 to 08-06-2023)
Dr. R. Rajesh

Assistant Professor & Head i/c

Department of English Language Studies

Madurai Kamaraj University

Madurai – 625 021

Innovative Practices:

✔ The Faculty Members and the English Language Lab help the students to enhance advanced English Language Skills to face the future.

Best Practices:

✔ English Grammar Coaching to the students of Govt. and its Welfare Schools under Community Service.

✔ AIF Class.

✔ Daily Divine Digest explanation in English at the Prayer Hall every day.

✔ Group Discussion Forum.

✔ English Enrichment Camp.

✔ Remedial Class.

✔ English Language Lab to all the Part-2 English Students. .

Future Plans of the Department:

✔ Plans to have Smart Class Rooms for all the classes

✔ Plants to establish UG &PG courses