Department of Tamil

About the Department

The department of Tamil was established in the year 2005 with 18 students and three staff members.

Departmental objectives

To provide life oriented, value based education through learning of Tamil language and Literature and mould the youth as productive self reliant and responsible citizens.

Departmental highlights

  • Muthamil Mandram-Literary club functioning from 1999 actively engages students in creative writing activities.
  • An annual literary journal by name “MULLAI” is being published providing a platform for creative writing.
  • The department ‘has a unique bi-annual event named ‘Tamil Literary Exhibition” which is a tailor-made program to non-Tamil major students.
  • Dr. T. Santhi, Head of the department has been associated with CEHD society for the past 30 years and guides doctoral candidates holding memberships with several leading national and international research bodies.