About the Department of Tamil
Under the Syllabi and scheme of the regulations by Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Language Tamil is taught commonly under Part I, to all the undergraduate courses. One category of UG Courses, offers Part I Tamil for an academic year consisting of two Semesters. Another category of UG Courses (BA English, B.Sc Maths, B.Sc Biochemistry, B.Sc Microbiology and B.Sc Biotechnology) delivers Part I Tamil in two academic years, constituting 4 semesters.
- Five Faculty members of the Tamil Department are Ph.D holders. Two more are pursuing their Ph.D programmes. Two faculty members have cleared NET and one has secured SET qualification.
- Two of the Faculty members have been officially recognized by Bharathiar University as fulfledged ‘supervisors’ qualified to guide candidates for securing M.Phils/Ph.Ds. Till now 52 M.Phil and 4 Ph.D graduates have been produced by the Department. Besides 2 research scholars are actively involved in research work.
- In compliance with the order of the Government of Tamilnadu, Tamil Department imparts Basic Tamil Knowledge to the Non-Tamil students.
- To enthuse, encourage, motivate, and showcase the creative talents of the students an association in the name of ‘Pothigai Chaaral’ is functioning very meticulously.