ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

The  Department of English was started in 2005 to offer Part-II English studies to the students of various undergraduate courses. The Department was set in motion with this dictum in the year 2005 intending to beget impeccable English to the Rural  Mass. It has been doing commendable service in importing communicative skill to the students of rural background since inception. The Department was upgraded as major department   in 2010 to offer BA ENGLISH Literature. 

The Department has been producing  university rank holder and stands unique in  securing good results among the college of Madurai Kamaraj University. Faculty members of  rich experience play a pivotal role in molding the department. The  Department enfolding a cluster of meticulous faculty who play a vital role in perking up the language ability and literary knowledge of the students. 

VISION

The department of English strives to  impart comprehensive knowledge of the various aspects of English through a competent and cutting –edged curriculum and prepare the students for various professions.

 

MISSION

  • To empower the students with language skills and soft skills.
  • To get them acquainted with the recent trends and theories of English Language and Literature. 
  • To introduce them to the philosophy and mechanics of research.
  • To train them in the methods and skills of independent academic and research work through projects, assignments, seminars, research papers and projects. 

COURSE OBJECTIVES

   

. To enable students to gain proficiency in the use of English language.

  1. To expose them to classics in English literature.
  2.  To enable them gain knowledge of the social and literary history of England, the literary genres, the literary movements, and the various schools of thought in literary criticism.
  3.  To develop their vocabulary and English language skills so as to enable them perform well in competitive examinations, like Public Service Commission Examination, TOEFL & GRE.
  4.  To expose them face challenges in mass media.
  5.  To help the students to develop career-oriented skills through elective courses.
  6.  To develop the skills the students really like to develop through choice based credit system.
  7.  To enable the students through skill based elective courses and non-major elective subjects to have a good deal of freedom and to be employable immediately on completion of their degree programme.

ELIGIBILITY

ELIGIBILITY:

  Canditate should have passed the Higher Secondary Examination conducted by the Board of higher secondary Education ,Government of Tamil Nadu or any other Examination accepted by syndicate , as equivalent there to,with English as one of the subjects in Higher secondary Education.

SYLLABUS

                                                                        I-Semester

 

S.No

 

 

 

PART

 

Subject

 

Hours

 

Credit

 

Internal

 

External

 

TOTAL

1

PART-I

Tamil

6

3

25

75

100

 

 

2

 

 

PART-II

Communicative English

 

4

 

2

 

25

 

75

100

Professional English

 

2

 

1

 

25

 

75

100

3

PART-III

CORE SUBJECT

Prose

5

4

25

75

100

4

Short stories

5

4

25

75

100

5

ALLIED SUBJECT-I

Literary Forms

6

5

25

75

100

6

SKILL BASED PAPER-IV

Value Education

2

2

25

75

100

 

                                                                II-Semester

 

S.No

 

 

 

PART

 

Subject

 

Hours

 

credit

 

Internal

 

External

 

TOTAL

1

PART-I

Tamil

6

3

25

75

100

2

PART-II

English

6

3

25

75

100

3

PART-III CORE SUBJECT

Poetry-I

5

4

25

75

100

4

             Fiction

5

4

25

75

100

5

 

ALLIED SUBJECT-II

The Social History of England

6

5

25

75

100

6

SKILL BASED PAPER-III

Environmental studies

2

2

25

75

100

 

           

 

                                                                 

                                                            III-Semester

 

S.No

 

 

 

PART

 

Subject

 

Hours

 

Credit

 

Internal

 

External

 

TOTAL

1

PART-I

Tamil

6

3

25

75

100

2

PART-II

English

6

3

25

75

100

3

PART-III CORE SUBJECT

Poetry-II

5

4

25

75

100

4

PART-III CORE SUBJECT

Advanced English Grammar and Usage

5

5

25

75

100

5

ELECTIVE-I

History of English Literature I

4

4

25

75

100

6

PART-IV   SKILL BASED PAPER-I

Word Power

2

2

25

75

100

7

Creative Writing

2

2

25

75

100

 

                                                      IV-Semester

 

S.No

 

 

PART

 

Subject

 

credit

 

Internal

 

External

 

TOTAL

1

PART-I

Tamil

3

25

75

100

2

PART-I

English

3

25

75

100

3

 

PART-III CORE SUBJECT

Indian Writing

4

25

75

100

4

Twentieth Century Literature

4

25

75

100

5

ALLIED SUBJECT-IV

Phonetics and Spoken English

3

25

75

100

6

ELECTIVE-II

History of English Literature II

3

25

75

100

7

PART-IV   SKILL BASED PAPER-II

Presentation Skills

2

25

75

100

8

Job Seeking Skills

2

25

75

100

 

                                                                V-Semester

 

S.No

 

 

 

PART

 

Subject

 

Hours

 

credit

 

Internal

 

External

 

TOTAL

1

 

 

 

PART-III

CORE SUBJECT

Drama

5

4

25

75

100

2

American Literature

5

4

25

75

100

3

New Literatures in English

5

4

25

75

100

4

Women’s writing in English

5

4

25

75

100

5

Journalism and mass communication

3

4

25

75

100

6

ELECTIVE-III

Literary criticism I

5

3

25

75

100

7

 

NME-I

Introduction to computer and office automation

2

2

25

75

100

 

                                                                    VI-Semester

 

S.No

 

 

 

PART

 

Subject

 

Hours

 

credit

 

Internal

 

External

 

TOTAL

1

 

 

 

PART-III CORE SUBJECT

Shakespeare

5

4

25

75

100

2

English Language Teaching

5

4

25

75

100

3

Translation Theory and practice

5

4

25

75

100

4

Introduction to Literary Theories

5

3

25

75

100

5

English for Employment

5

4

25

75

100

6

ELECTIVE-IV

Literary criticism II

5

4

25

75

100

7

NME

Introduction to Internet

2

2

25

75

100

 

RESULTS

BA ENGLISH  Result Analysis Report

S.NO

BATCH

TOTALNO OF STUDENTS

NO OF STUDENTS PASSED

PASS PERCENTAGE

1

2017-2020

61

61

100%

2

2016-2019

62

62

100%

3

2015-2018

59

59

100%

4

2014-2017

61

61

100%

5

2013-2016

60

60

100%

6

2012-2015

56

56

100%

7

2011-2014

58

58

100%

8

2010-2013

51

51

100%

 

DEPARTMENT ASSOSIATION

  • LEXIS LITERARY CLUB
  • OFFICE    BEARERS
  •                             PRESIDENT

    Ms. R.ABARNA

    III B.A ENGLISH

    Mr. M.MANIKANDAN

    III B.A ENGLISH

                              SECRETARY

    Ms. P.BRECILLA   JEREMEINE

    III B.A ENGLISH

    Mr.K.DINESH KUMAR

    III BA ENGLISH

                         JOINT SECRETARY

    Ms.A.KAMACHI DEVI

    II B.A ENGLISH

    Mr.N. ISHRATHESWARAN

    II B.AENGLISH

     

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