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About the department

The department of Tamil is one of the oldest departments in the college. It was started in the year 1966 as foundation department. The department is upgraded to become UG and PG department in the year 2012. Department is elevated to research department in the year 2014 by adding M.Phil and Ph.D courses. The department has 6 full time faculties and  5 guest lecturers.

The library of the department has rarest collection of books and has been subscribing to various journals. Being one of the oldest departments in the college, the department sets itself as role model for research activities and teaching morals.

The department has also got its own wifi connection to serve the needs of the student and staff.  The staff and students of the department have been participating in various research activities. The staff have published papers in peer reviewed journals and have participated in seminars of repute


  • To improve the mother tongue competence of students
  • To bring out the creative competence of students



  • To create an understanding of the contemporary Tamil literature and language by bring in the classics. 
  • To explore the possibilities of using Tamil as medium of communications in the techno driven scenario.

Courses Offered


Course Major Full time/Part time Sanctioned strength


BA Tamil FT 70
MA Tamil FT 26
M.Phil Tamil FT and PT 09
Ph.D Tamil PT and FT 20



Faculty Profile

Full Time Faculty

SI.No Name and Qualification Designation



1 Dr.S.ANTHONY DAVID NATHAN M.A, M.Phil., Ph.D Associate Professor and Head
2 Dr.SIVA MURUGESANM.A,B.Ed, B.Lit, M.Phil., Ph.D


Assistant Professor
3 Dr. P.DEVARAJ M.A, (Tamil), M.A, (History), M.Phil., Ph.D, PGDCA., Assistant Professor
4 Dr. D.ARULPADMARAJAN  . M.A, (Tamil), M.A, (Sociology), M.Phil., M.Ed., Ph.D, Assistant Professor
5 Dr. T.GLORI M.A, (Tamil), M.A, (History), M.Phil., Ph.D, Assistant Professor
6 Dr. M.RAMU M.A, M.Phil., Ph.D, Assistant Professor



Guest Lecturer :

SI.No Name Photo
1 Dr. A. MOHAN M.A, M.Phil., Ph.D,
2 Dr. V. ARCHUNAN M.A, M.Phil., Ph.D,
3 Dr. M. JEBAMANI M.A, M.Phil., Ph.D,


PTA Staff : 

SI.No Name Photo
1 Mrs. I. LALITHA MA, M.Phil
2 Mr. M.PRABU M.A, M.Phil,
3 Mr. A,RAJESH M.A, M.Phil,
4 Mr. M.SHANMUGAM M.A, M.Phil,