The Department of English was incepted in the year 1963 with Pre University Course. In the year 1964 B.A., Branch XII English was introduced. In 1980, the Department of English started Post Graduate Degree Course. It is the threshold of Palani students. The Students have keen interest to study this subject due to its scope for employment opportunities. The department is par excellence with the gift of gab in English, Vernal equinox, to adhere the doctrines among the students and staff which is the manifesto of the department. The Department of English aims to motivate the rural students, develop their Communication Skills and moulding leadership qualities and preparing them to face Teachers Eligibility Test (TET), State Eligibility Test for Lecturer ship (SET), National Eligibility Test for Lecturership / Junior Research Fellowship (NET) and other Competitive Examinations. The Department has efficient and highly qualified faculties one with Ph.D and nine with M.Phil., Our faculty members indulge in various committees such as College Committee, IQAC Committee, Sports committee, Magazine committee, Staff and Students Welfare and Guidance Redressal Committee, Remedial Coaching class and Women Empowerment Committee. The Book “Cascade” an Anthology of prose, poetry, Drama and Short Stories (Published by Macmillan Indian Limited) which is edited by Dr.K.Anbuselvi, Head (i/c), Department of English, has been prescribed for Part II English in Barathiar University and various Autonomous Colleges. The members of the staff have published many research papers in various seminars and leading National and International Journals. Captain.D.Manoharan (NCC Officer) provides rigorous training to our college N.C.C. Cadets. He has sent many cadets to Republic Day Parades.
|B.A. Degree||3 Years|
|M.A., Degree||2 Years|
|Dr. K.Anbuselvi, M.A., B.Ed., Ph.D..||Principal|
|Captain. D.Manoharan, M.A., M.Phil.,||Head(i/c)/ Associate Professor|
|Tmt. A.Manimala, M.A., M.Phil., B.Ed.,||Associate Professor|
|Tmt. K. Veni, M.A.,M.Phil.,||Assistant Professor|
|Thiru. K.Balasubramani, MA, M.Phil.,||Assistant Professor|
|Tmt. O.Devika, M.A., M.Phil.,||Associate Professor|
|Thiru. K.Balamurugan, M.A., M.Phil.,||Assistant Professor|
|Dr. R.Chitra Shobana, M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.,||Assistant Professor|
|Tmt. P.Srigeetha, M.A., M.Phil.,||Assistant Professor|
|Tmt. T.Sathyakala, M.A., M.Phil.,||Assistant Professor|
|Tmt. S.Mahalakshmi, M.A., M.Phil.,B.Ed.,||Assistant Professor|
|Thiru. S.Sureshkumar, M.A., M.Phil.,||Assistant Professor|
|Tmt. K.Murugeswari M.A., M.Phil.|
|Tmt. N.Saraswathi M.A., M.Phil., B.Ed.,|
|Tmt. K.Indumathi M.A., M.Phil.,|
The Department of English has sufficient facilities for conducting Classes. Each Classroom has sufficient furniture. The staff room is spacious enough to accommodate all the faculty members. The Department has computer system with NME – ICT connectivity. For the use of the Post Graduate students, separate Post Graduate Department library functions with sufficient books and journals. Teaching aids like LCD Projector are also available for the use of the department.
Research plays a vital role for the students and the faculties. The staff members one with Ph.D. Degree, two staff members are pursuing research for the award of the Ph.D., Degree. The faculty members have participated/ presented / published the State/ National / International Seminars, workshops and conferences.
Tmt.A.Manimala, Associate Professor of English is the Co-ordinator of Remedial Coaching . We have been offering Remedial Coaching Classes for S.C., S.T., Students – since 2003 and OBC (Non Creamy layer) and minorities since 2008. The Department of English has been conducting special coaching classes for all III Year students who have failed in Part – II English since 2000. The foregoing details show that the department offers excellent opportunities for the students to develop their confidence level on studies.