Department of English

History

The Department of English established in 1998-1999, concurrently with the establishment of the College. The Department was promoted to the main department status in 2010-2011. Since 2010, the English Department has been teaching UG B.A., English and language. Its history has been bolstered by the greatest standards of Rank holders, a total of 54. The Department received permanent affiliation status from Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli in the year 2019-2020.

Postgraduate courses were introduced in 2013-2014 to meet the rising requirement of students to master the literature via language. Because the majority of the students are from rural areas and have limited communication skills and understanding of English, the department values and utilize a student-centered pedagogical style that will help them to achieve professional and career competence. We are always challenging our students who are on the outskirts of society to make a space for them by tackling their own challenges that are somehow related to the world. The staff at this school strives to assist pupils express their altruistic concerns by improving their communication abilities. As a result, the department attempts to meet the diverse linguistic demands of students at various academic levels by providing them with enough exposure to the language, allowing them to achieve language competence.

Objectives

  • To foster interest in literature among the pupils.
  • To enrich students’ literary vocabulary, expose to many streams of literary criticism, and to develop literary judgement abilities.
  • To enhance knowledge by providing instructional and research facilities.

Vision

To envision the department as a center of excellence in English language studies, professional expertise, and contextual research.

Mission

  • To teach English communication skills
  • To teach how to utilize literary scholarship techniques.
  • To analyze various forms of literary expression
  • To motivate them for difficult careers and higher education

Courses offered

  • B.A., English
  • M.A., English

Programme outcomes

Programme: B.A. English
Upon completion of the B.A. English Degree Programme, the graduate will be able to
PO.No.Programme outcomes
PO1Apply critical and theoretical methods to read and study the literary and cultural materials from various genres.
PO2Define the critical concepts that emerge in literary and cultural works and explain how to interpret and use.
PO3Write analytical essays, research papers, reflective writing, and critical evaluations of secondary materials.
PO4Gather, interpret, assess, and synthesize data ethically from a range of textual and electronic sources.
PO5Learn how to communicate and analyze human experiences via literary representation in light of historical and disciplinary settings.
PO6Prepare to take part in a variety of competitive tests and to enroll in a postgraduate programme of their choice.
Programme: M.A. English
Upon completion of the M.A. English Degree Programme, the graduate will be able to
PO.No.Programme outcomes
PO1Become well-versed in the humanities, literature, and social sciences, so they are empathetic and thoughtful when it comes to solve problems that concern humanity.
PO2Familiar with their particular topics such as social, economic, historical, geographical, political, ideological and philosophical traditions and thinking.
PO3Write a variety of competitive tests and to enroll in any postgraduate or research programme of their choice.
PO4Gain knowledge with human values as a foundation for dealing with diverse difficulties in life with bravery and kindness
PO5Consider and act on the many challenges that have arisen in human life in order to make the world a better place than it has ever been.
PO6Gain knowledge of various research methodologies and recognizes the value of research to find a solution to a given problem