The Department of English was started in the year 1967-68. This department takes care of teaching Part-II English to various under-graduate programmes offered in this College. The department  also offers research course such as M.Phil (part time) and Ph.D(part time) in English.

The Department of English conducted a “Remedial Course in English” for the weaker section of students for a period of six weeks in February-March 1999, sponsored by UGC. In association with the department of Tamil, a “Workshop on Creative Writing, Poetry, and Translation Skills” was held on 10th and 11th of October 2001. In 2017, the department conducted national conference on translation studies.An ISBN book on Critical essays on translation studies, An ISSN numbered special issue on ISOR Journal on humanities and social science was released.


This course will enhance the students to develop English communications skills with a focus on business contexts and environment and also they will acquire English conversation skill that is used currently in the world outside.

  • Students can acquire in-depth knowledge on principles of business communication.
  • Language skills like listening, speaking, reading and writing in a business related context are fine tuned to the students.
  • Students will be able to use technology to communicate effectively in various contexts.z
  • In 2010, the department was sanctioned UGC fund of Rs.7 lakh to conduct UGC sponsored certificate course in “Business English and Career Skills” and to establish a language lab. The language lab functions with a capacity of 50 seats and software on Communication skills from ORELL Technologies installed. It serves to the practical paper of the certificate course and for the skill development activities of the undergraduate students
  • Dr. K. S. Saradhambal, M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.                                                                              (Head)
  • Dr. N. Mythili, M.A., M.Phil., B.Ed., P.G.D.C.E., Ph.D.,
  • Ms. K. Shivshakti, M.A., M.Phil.,
  • Dr. K. A. Agalya, M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.,
  • Ms. S. Poongodi, D.T.Ed., M.A., M.Phil., B.Ed.,

The ELA of the Department caters to the development and creativity of student and conducts competitions like poem recitation ,essay writing ,oratorical ,translation ,quiz and other literary events .


The Department provides the following merit prizes to students who excel in other activities
1. Sri Sidhiyan Proficiency and Merit Prizes
2. Dr.S.Jaishankar Endowment Prizes.

  • Dr. K. S. Saradhambal
    • Mapping of landscape and place in V.S. Naipaul’s An Area of Darkness, International journal of trend in research and Development (IJTRD) Impact Factor- 4.004,2017-18, ISSN(online) 2394-9333
    • Evolution of Feminine Space in V.S.Naipaul’s selected Novels, International journal of trend in research &Development (IJTRD) Impact Factor- 3. 025, 2017-18, ISSN(online) 2394-9333
    • Avenues and Opportunities Translation Studies, IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. Special Issue on Translation Studies, 2016-2017, ISSN(pint) 2279-0845 ISSN(online) 2279-0845
    • Space and formation of Identity: A Study of V.S.Naipaul’s Trilogy on India, The criterion: An International Journal in English vol.8 Issue-1, 2016-2017, ISSN(online) 0976-8165
    • Transnational spatial study of S.Naipaul’s Narratives, Scholars Journal of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. vol.5  Issue-3, 2016-2017, ISSN(online)2347-5374
    • Conflict of Tradition and Modernity in Manju Kapur’s Difficult Daughters, Rock pebbles: peer –reviewed International Literary Journal vol. XIX no.III, 2015-2016, 0975-0509
    • Ecstacy, Research scholar: An international refereed e-Journal of Literary Explorations. vol.3 Issue-IV, 2015-2016, 2320-6101
    • Construction of an origin a study of V.S.Naipaul’s trilogy on India, Huss: International journal of Research in Humanities and Social Sciences Vol. 2 (2), 2015-2016, IISN(print) 2349-4778 ISSN(online) 2349-8900
  • Dr. N. Mythili
    • Socio-political concern in Vijay Tendulkar’s play “Silence! the court is in session.”, Shanlax International Journal Of English (A peer reviewed refereed & Quarterly journal) Impact Factor 3.125 Volume:6 Special issue: 2 UGC approval number 44248,2017-18, ISSN 2320-2645 Page no: 1 to 3.
    • Marginalization of women, a comparative study of NayantaraSaghal’s and Anita Desai Women Characters, ROOTS International journal of multidisciplinary researches (A peer reviewed refereed & Quarterly journal) volume 3, special issue: 6, 2017-18, ISSN(online) 2394-9333
    • Quest for identity: With Reference To Jennifer Finney Boylan’s “She Is Not There:A Life In Two Gender.”,ROOTS International Journal Of Multidisciplinary Research.Volume 3, special issue:8,2016-2017,ISSN: 2349-8684 page no: 38-40
    • “Emancipation of womanhood through the translated work of Rajam Krishnan’s The Lamps In The Whirlpool”,IOSR(International Organization of Scientific Research) journal of Humanities and social science, 2016-2017, ISSN: 2279-0845 (print) 2279-0837(online) Page no: 16 to18
    • Social and gender discrimination in the translated work’s of Ambai’s“Clear Sky” –,IOSR journal of Humanities and social science, 2016-2017, ISSN: 2279-0845 (print) 2279-0837(online) Page no: 16 to18
    • “A struggle for social rights – A study with reference to Nayantara Saghal’s female Protoganists”., International Journal Of Advance Research and Innovative Ideas in Education Vol:2 Issue:6, 2016-2017, ISSN: 2395-4396 Page no: 18 to 21
    • Implementation of Content and language integrated Learning in Indian Classrooms, International Journal of Advanced Research in Arts and science (IJARRAS) volume 4, issue1, 2016-2017, ISSN: 2349-3380(print) 2349-3399(online) Page No: 130-136.
    • Feminism in the select novels of Nayantara Saghal, TULASI-an Inter disciplinary research Bi-annual journal.,2014-2015,ISSN 2347-2650 Page no: 48 to 50
  • Ms. K. Shivshakti
    • A Critical study of Girish Karnad’s – Tughlaq , UGC Approval No. 44248, 2017-18, ISSN:2320-2645
    • Cultural Assortment in Chetan Bhagat’s “Two States”, IOSR journal of Humanities of Social Science, 2017-18, ISSN(online) 2394-9333
    • Depiction of Familial Sufferings in William Faulkners” The Sound and the Fury”, IOSR journal of Humanities of Social Science, 2017-18, ISSN(online) 2394-9333
    • The Pedagogical problems in Translation in Teaching English language for Rural School Students, IOSR journal of Humanities of Social Science, 2017-18, ISSN(online) 2279-0837
    • Portrayal of Myth of guilty soul in S.T.Colrediges “The Rime of Ancient Mariner”, Bodhi International Journal UGC Approval No. 44274, 2017-18, ISSN:2456-5571
  • Dr. K. A. Agalya
    • Echo of Women in Today’s India’, International journal of trend in research &Development (IJTRD) Impact Factor- 3. 025, 2017-18, ISSN(online) 2394-9333
    • Marginalization of Women in JumphaLahiri’sThe Namesake, International Conference on Globalization, Empowerment Education, 2017-18, e-ISSN: 3.025
    • Innovations in Teaching Language to Disadvantaged Learners,International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development, Gujarat,2016-2017,2349-5979
    • Translating the Ideas of Women’s Torment in Sashi Deshpande’s Binding Vine,IOSR Journal Of Humanities And Social Science (IOSR-JHSS) ,2016-2017,e-ISSN: 2279-0837,
    • Translated Works Telecasted In Telivision Channels, IOSR Journal Of Humanities And Social Science (IOSR-JHSS) ,2016-2017,e-ISSN: 2279-0837
    • Feministic Outlook in Anita Nair’s Ladies Coupe, Transtellar Journal Publications Singapore,2015-2016,2249-6912
    • Voice of the Voiceless Women, Transtellar Journal Publications Singapore,2015-2016,2249-6912
    • Resuscitation of Relationship in Anita Nair’s Ladies Coupe, IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science (IOSR-JHSS),2013-2014,e-ISSN : 2279-0837
    • Gender Bias in Salman Rushdie and Mahasweta Devi’s Novels,IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science (IOSR-JHSS),2013-2014,e-ISSN : 2279-0837
    • Sensitivity Women in Sashi Deshpande’s Novels,IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science (IOSR-JHSS),2013-2014,e-ISSN : 2279-0837
S.No. Investigator Title,Year of Award & Duration Funding Agency Amount
1 Ms. K. S. Saradhambal Sensitizing Contemporary Women towards Empowerment: Role of Indian Women Writers in English, (2013-2014) & 2 Years UGC Rs.2,80,000