- The Department of Tamil was started in the year 1974.
- The faculty members of the Department have participated in Workshops, Seminars and Conferences and have published 42 papers.
- The Department has completed 5 minor research projects funded by UGC worth Rs. 6,45,000/-.
- The faculty members have been the Chairpersons and members of the Board of studies in Periyar University and have also acted as members of the Inspection Committee for various Colleges in and around Salem.
- They have also been the Academic Council Members in Periyar University.
- Two of our staff members were awarded the “Best Paper Presenter” at the National level Seminar.
- The Department has produced four Ph.D scholars.
- To enrich the language skill of the students, various competitions are conducted within the campus and they are also motivated to participate in the competitions conducted by other Colleges.
- Consecutively for the past three years, our students have won cash prize of Rs.13,000/- and trophies in various competitions organized by various organization
To educate students on the special qualities of classical Tamil language.
To teach the students to appreciate the nuances of Tamil language and Literature.
Programme Specific Outcomes (PSOs)
- தமிழ் மொழியின் சிறப்பையும் தமிழின் மரபையும் பண்பாட்டையும் அறிந்து கொள்வர்.
- மொழிப்பற்றையும் நாட்டுப்பற்றையும் உருவாக்குதல்.
- வாழ்வியல் முறைகளைத் தெரிந்துகொள்கின்றனர்.
Programme Outcomes (POs)
- தமிழ் இலக்கிய வரலாற்றினைக் கற்றுக்கொண்டு விழுமியங்களை அறிதல்
- தமிழ் மொழியைப் பிழையின்றி பேசவும் எழுதவும் கற்றுக்கொள்வர்
- போட்டித்தேர்வுகளை எதிர்கொள்ளும் ஆற்றலைப் பெறுவர்.
- அறிவியல் கலைச் சொற்களையும், வேர்ச்சொற்களையும் அறிகின்றனர்.
- அலுவலகக் கடிதம் எழுதும் முறையை அறிந்து கொள்கின்றனர்.
- மொழிபெயர்ப்பு திறனை வளர்த்துக்கொள்வர்.
- The following staff members received grants for Minor Research projects from University Grants Commission during 2015-2017.
- Dr.B.Malliga Devi – Rs. 1,15,000/-
- Dr.S.Uma – Rs. 1,50,000/-
- Ms. S.Umarani – Rs. 1,40,000/-
- Dr.K.Essaki – Rs. 2,00,000/-
- M. Gomathi of II B.Sc Mathematics won the second prize and a shield, in the Oratorical Competition conducted by Ulaga Thirukural Peravai, Madurai on 04.04.2015.
- Dr. K.Essaki received the Best Paper Presentation Award at the International Seminar conducted by Dr.Zakir Hussian College, Illayankudi on 15.10.2015.
- Dr. S.Uma won the first prize in the State Level Essay Competition conducted for College teachers by Vivekananda Kendram, Kanyakumari on 18.02.2016.
- J.Sandhiya of II B.Sc Mathematics won the third prize and a cash award of Rs.1000/- for Oratorical Competition conducted by Vidiyal Kalai Elakkiya Mandram, Madurai on 13.07.2016.
- S. Anandhakumar of II. M.Sc Chemistry won the second prize of Rs.7000/- in Oratorical Competition conducted by Tamil Valarchi Kazhagam, Namakkal on 20.12.2016
- Dr. K.Essaki received the Best Paper Presentation Award at the National Seminar conducted by KSR Women’s Arts and Science College on 12.12.2017.
- Dr. S.Uma won the Bharathiar award in Poetry Writing Competition conducted by Tamil Kalai Elakkya Mandram, Chennai on 29.07.2018.
- R.Shanmugapriya of III B.Sc Mathematics won the third prize and a Cash award of Rs.5000/- for Oratorical Competition conducted by Tamil Valarchi Kalagam, Nammakkal.
- Dr.S.Uma has delivered the lecture at Delhi Tamil kalai Ilakkiya Peravai and awarded “KARUTHU CHEMMAL” on 30th Sep 2018.
- Dr.S.Uma has participated and won the title of “KAVIYARUVI” on 23rd Sep 2018