Department of Tamil
The department of Tamil was established in the year 1998 as Part I Tamil. In addition B.A.Tamil was started in 2011 and M.A.Tamil in 2014.
Well Experienced and qualified Staff members. Fifteen Professors having NET and eleven professors having Ph.D.
Since 2011, for a continuous period of 9 years, ‘Readers club’ was held for 71 times and is still continuing. It helps the students to develop their reading and speaking and review skills.
To honour the city Madurai, since it brought up the Tamil Community, a seminar was held in 2015 on the topic “Poets in Pandya country works in classical Tamil” . This was entitled in association with central institute of classical Tamil.
In order to restore legacy in Tamil culture, cultural traditions , festivals were conducted in our department. (Ainthinai festival, Ainthinai Adisil festival, Tamil folk arts festival, Tamil Arts Festival).
On behalf of the Tamil industry, conference was held for the professors on the topic ‘Gandhian Thinking’.
Our department students conducted in getting ranks both in University level and Autonomous level.
Special lectures are being held on the occasion of the birthdays and anniversaries of Tamil Scholars in honor of their work.