The Department of Tamil was established in the year 1979. The Department is very dynamic and it has crossed several milestones, academic excellence in the field of Tamil. A workshop on creative writing is being conducted regularly to train the students on creative writing.
The department has arranged meetings with famous writers and poets such as, Dr.Navalur Neduchezhiyan, Dr.Kalimuthu, Dr.K. Veeramani, Kavinghar Kanimozhi, Padmashri Kaviperarasu Vairamuthu, Dr. Irai Anbu I.A.S., Dr. Tamil KudiMagan, Mr. Salaman pappaya, Mr.Kambam Selvendran, Ponnambala Adighalar and many others regularly to inspire the students.
A one day seminar on Russian writer Maxim Gorky ‘thaai’ novel’s centenary celebration was conducted by the department. A debate program is being conducted regularly by the department. A one day National level seminar on “Padmashri Kaviperarasu Vairamuthu’s works- An analytical study’ was organized on14.2.2009. A Two day UGC sponsored National Seminar on “Iraianbu Padaipuzalagam” was conducted by the Department on 07.02.2014 and 08.02.2014.
A Two day National Seminar on “Perspectives of Life in Tamil Literature” was conducted on 07.08.2015 and 08.08.2015 and Central Institute of Classical Tamil Sponsored for three days State Level Seminar on ‘Role of Women in Classical Literature’ Conducting on 28.01.2015 – 30.01.2015and UGC Sponsored One day National Seminar on “Greatness of Thirukkural” Conducting on 03.03.2017 by the department of Tamil.
Other Activities: Published books
- I Semester – Ikkala Kavithaium Sirukathaium – 15UTAG11 – ISBN:978-93-8539-990-9
- II Semester – Idaikkala Elakiyamum Puthinamum – 15UTAG2 – ISBN: 978-81-2343-137-6.
- III Semester – Kappiya Elakiyamum Nadagamum – 15UTAG31 – ISBN:978-81-2343-206-9.
- IV Semester – Sanga Elakiyamum Urainadaium – 15UTAG41 – ISBN: 978-81-2343-284-7
List of Staff Members
|2.||Dr. S. GAYATHRI DEVI||Ph.D.||Assistant Professor|
|3.||Dr. K. DEVI BOOMA||M.A,M.Phil,Ph.D.||Assistant Professor|
|4.||Dr K.KUMARAKURUBARAN||Ph.D.||Assistant Professor|