The Department of English, with its prestigious position in the college, was established in the year 1995. From its humble beginning of offering only General English to the UG students, the Department has become a full-fledged one offering PG and Research Programmes. The UG course, begun in 2009, has been highly successful, always enjoying 100% results and bagging several university ranks. The potentials of the Department were fondly recognized and were rapidly upgraded, first as a PG Department and recently as a research Department which has produced excellent scholars.
An innovative, collaborative and creative team of Assistant professors who aspire to achieve high standards among students and to arouse their aesthetic senses and enhance their linguistic and professional competency.
The Department has well-equipped language lab to enhance the communication skills of the students.English literary Association helps to nurture the talent of the students skills.
Department offers the following Programmes
Under Graduate Programme
Post Graduate Programme
English Clubhouse for Competitive Examination and PG and Research Department of English has organized Orientation programme on 07.10.2022 at Abdul Kalam Arangam. Around 80 students of our department participated in various competitions and events energetically.
PG & Research Department of English organized a Guest Lecture Programme entitled “Literature and Language Sustains Life” on 02.09.2022 at Thiruvalluvar Arangam. Around 60 Students participated energetically.
PG & Research Department of English organized Guest Lecture Programme entitled “Shakespeare- Soul of his Age” on 20.04.2022 at Bharathiar Arangam. Around 80 students of our department participated energetically.
PG & Research Department of English organized a One day National Level Seminar entitled “Literature and Psychology” on 01.04.2022 at Abdulkalam Arangam. Around 180 Students participated energetically.
PG & Research Department of English organized a Guest Lecture Programme entitled, “Literary Literacy: Value of Reading Literacy Works” on 25.03.2022 at Bharathiar Arangam. Around 100 Students of our Department were participated energetically.
PG & Research Department of English and English Clubhouse for Competitive Examinations jointly organized Guest Lecture Programme entitled, Importance of Competitive Examinations in this Modern Era on 17.03.2022 at Abdul Kalam Arangam. Around 160 Students of UG from various Departments were participated energetically.
PG & Research Department of English & English Literary Association-“EUPHORIA-2K21” organized Flair Zone on 31.12.2021. The events like Sonnet, Drawing, Just a Minute, Spell Bee, Tongue Twister, Mime and Skit were conducted. Around 72 Students had participated and explored their talents in all the events.
PG & Research Department of English & English Literary Association-“EUPHORIA-2K21” organized an online inter collegiate Literary Fiesta from 8.12.21 to15.12.21. The events like Pen a Poem, Declamation, Essay Writing, Elocution, and Chart Painting and Sketch it Grey were conducted. Around 20 colleges had participated and explore their talents in all the events. E- Certificates were distributed to the participants and winners 21.12.2021.
The Department organised a State Level Workshop- Wissen 3.O entitled “Feminism in Action” on 11-06-2020. Dr.B.Pavithra, Assistant Professor of English, PSG College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore was the Resource Person.
The Department conducted a FDP on “Errors Are Inevitable Part of Learning” on 10-06-2020.Dr. Heera G. Rajwani, Head and Associate Professor, Noble Group of Institutions Junagadh (Affiliated to GTU), Gujarat was the key speaker.
The Department conducted an International Webinar on “Teaching/Learning Strategies in Second Language Acquisition” on 27-05-2020.Dr. Sujatha A, Department of English, Academic Campus, Jazan University, Saudi Arabia was the chief guest.
The Department organised an International Conference entitled Literature and Social Consciousness on 31-01-2020. Dr.Karunathevy Sivaji, BA(Hons), MA(English), MA(TESL), PGD(Ed), Ph.D., Senior Lecturer and Head, Department of English Language Teaching, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka, Dr.B.Padmanabhan, M.A.,.M.Phil.,Ph.D.,NET, Assistant Professor of English, Department of English and Foreign Languages, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore and Dr.S.Ravi, M.A.,M.Phil.,Ph.D.,NET, Associate Professor, Department of Tamil, Diploma in Epigraphy in charge, PSG College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore were the chief guests.
The Department of English in association with English Literary Association and English Language Club organised an Inter collegiate Meet – Promena ’19 on 1.10.2019. Ms. R.Poornima of II M.A English literature delivered the welcome address. Dr.R.Shunmughan , Principal, delivered the inaugural address. Thiru.V.R.Murugan , Treasurer, Tmt.Vasanthi Sathyan, Tmt.Parimala Raaja , Joint Secretaries felicitated the function.100 students from various colleges participated in the events like Mock Press, Monologue, Dance, Selfie, Musically and Dual role. Mr.R.Nishanth of I B.A English Literature delivered the Vote of thanks.
PG and Research Department of English organized an orientation programme on NET/SET on 25th September 2019. Ms.J.Mohana Priya, III B.A.English Literature welcomed the gatherings. Dr.R.Shunmughan, Principal, inaugurated the function . Thiru V.R.Murugan, Treasurer, Tmt.Vasanthi Sathyan, Tmt. Parimala Raaja, Joint Secretaries felicitated the function. Dr.S.Kalaivani, M.A., M.Phil., SLET., Ph.D., acted as the chief guest. Ms S.Sneha , II B.A.English Literature delivered the vote of thanks. More than 100 students along with faculty members got a clear idea about the NET/SET Examinations.
The department celebrated PEDAGOGUES’ DAY- 2019 on 06-09-2019. On account of the celebration, many on-stage events like oratory, imitation, and stage play and off-stage events like essay writing, poem writing, and mini show were conducted. Prizes were distributed to the winners.
A special Book Fair was organized on 9th & 10th July, 2019. Thiru.N.K.K.Periasamy, Secretary& Correspondent, Bharathidasan Institutions inaugurated the function. More than seven leading Publishers gathered and exhibited their books. In addition to our college students, around 200 school students participated in it. Events were conducted for them and books were distributed as prizes in order to motivate them. The book fair was extended to the third day also and more than 200 books were sold.A Guest Lecture entitled “An Exploration of Indian Women Novelists” was organised on 02.07.2019.
Dr. P. Malathy, Assistant Professor of English, Chikkaiah Naicker College, Erode was the Chief Guest. She clearly explained about the part played by Indian women novelists.
The Department of English organized an awareness programme on Afforestation and Its Significance on 16th September 2019. Ms.E.Jeevitha, II B.A.English Literature welcomed the gathering. Dr.R.Shunmughan, Principal,delivered inaugural address. Thiru V.R.Murugan, Treasurer, Tmt.Vasanthi Sathyan, Tmt.Parimala Raaja, Joint Secretaries felicitated the function. Ms.B.Agalya,Assistant Professor of English introduced the Chief Guest. Dr.V.Naganathan, IFS, Chief Conservator of Forest and Field Director, Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve, Erode acted as the Chief Guest. Mr.K.K.Vimal Karuppannan, President, Erodu Siragukal Trust, was the guest of honour. Ms.A.Evanjalin, I B.A.English Literature delivered the vote of thanks. More than 300 students got a clear idea about the value of Tree Plantation.
2018 - 2019
On behalf of PG & Research Department of English, Farewell party was conducted at College premises to the final year students on 07-02-2019. The programme began with juniors various performances. Students shared their nostalgic experience with all.
A State Level Workshop was conducted by PG & Research Department of English on 28.01.2019, entitled: “Enriching the Reciprocity between Nature of Learning Language and English Communication Skills”. Dr. R.Vijay, Assistant professor, Department of English, Mahendra Institute of Technology, Mallasamudram, was the Chief Guest and his speech inspired all the students to attain fluency in English Language.
On behalf of PG & Research Department of English, English Literary Association associated with English Language Club organized INTER-COLLEGIATE GALA - SANDALPHON-2K18 on 05.10.2018. Various events like Literary Parade, Model Display, Extempore and Spell Bee were conducted. Students from various colleges participated in the events and prizes were distributed to the winners.
An international conference was conducted by PG & Research Department of English on 10.08.2018 entitled: New Panorama on Glocal Language Teaching. Prof. M.H.Narmadha, Assistant Coordinator, English Language Instructor, Jazan University, Gizan, Soudi Arabia, was the Chief Guest and her speech motivated not only the students but also the staff members.
2017 - 2018
PG & Research Department of English organized A State Level Conference on Dynamic approaches to Language and Literature: A critical study, held on Feb 2, 2018. Lt. Dr.V. Neelakandan, Associate Professor of English, Sri Ramakrishna college of arts and Science, Coimbatore, who acted as the Resource person of the programme. Department News Letter was released on the same day.
An Industrial Visit was arranged for all the students on 28.09.17. All the students and faculty members attended the IV. They were all taken to Isha Yoga Center at the foothills of Vellingiri hills, Coimbatore. It was a different kind of an experience because the students and staff were given an insight about Yoga and meditation.
PG & Research Department of English arranged a Guest Lecture entitled “Role of Anthropomorphism in Literature” on 27.09.17. Dr.V.Vishnu Varthan, Assistant Professor of English, Bishop Heber College, Trichy, was the Chief Guest.
An International Conference was held on 06.08.17 on New Perspective in Post-Colonialism and Post modernism in Language and Literature. Prof Mahesh Babu and Prof. Vibinchander Selvaraj were the Chief Guests whose speeches ignited the young minds.
2015 - 2016
The PG and Research department of English has organized a state level workshop on Importance of English language Teaching and creative writing in English on 31.08.2015.Dr.N.Vijaydurai,Associate Professor and Head, CN college, Erode and A.Vanitha, Assistant Professor of English, Vellalar College for Women, Erode were the resource person.
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