The Department of Tamil was started in the year 1994-95. This department takes care of teaching Part-I Tamil paper to various under-graduate programmes offered in our College. Also, it offers M.Phil.(part-time) andPh.D. (Part-time) programmes in Tamil.


The Department of Tamil has been encouraging students to participate in extra-curricular activities in the fields of poetry, essay-writing, story-writing, drama, oratorical skills, and fine-arts.


The Tamil Literary Association periodically conducts special lectures, and workshops to nurture and exhibit the latent creative potentials of students.

  • Dr. G. Dhavamani, M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.,                                                                                    (Head)
  • Dr. A. Gurumoorthy, M.A., M.Phil. Ph.D.,
  • Dr. C. Jayalakshmi, M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.
  • Dr. A. Gurumoorthy
    • Periyarin Samukaviyal Kotpatukal, Literary Findings, 2017-18, ISSN 2278 – 2311
S.No. Date Details
1 Feb. 1 & 2, 2008 Two-day National Conference on Contemporary Tamil in different perspectives (Palthuraipparvaiyil Indraiya Tamil)
2 Jan. 4, 2014 National Seminar on Theorists in Tamil Creativity
3 Jan. 4, 2017 International Seminar on Living Ideas in Tamil Literature