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Department of English



  • The Department of English was started in the year 1972, offering foundation course in English for PUC students and the Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature was offered from the year 1974.
  • Susan was the first Head of the Department, followed by Mrs. Pamela Samuel, Mrs. Theresa Jayshree, Mrs. R. Kayarkanni, Ms. P.T Shantha, Mrs. Mythili Narayanan, Dr. S Sreelatha, Mrs. S Jagadeeswari, Dr G Premasundari and Dr V Kavitha.
  • Add-on courses on Journalism and Advertising were conducted until the UGC funds were available. The department is run by vibrant teachers helping the students to express effectively in English and make them realize that the lessons in the texts are also lessons in life to excel in any field they choose.



“The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character—that is the goal of true education.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

Women’s education is crucial for the development and progress of the society. Our goal is to give a quality, and virtue based education to women and to bring in them the potential to become strong leaders, role models, and weapons of change in the society through the power of education.

Our department motivates the students to tailor their individual understanding of language and literature, and facilitate them in responding to their academic and professional needs.  I wish all our students continued growth in knowledge, and success in all their educational and professional endeavours ahead.

Contact Information

Dr. V KAVITHA M.A, M.Phil., Ph.D, SLET

Head & Associate Professor 

UG: 22 Years 

Area of SpecializationELT & British Literature

Email ID: [email protected]





– Background to English Literature

– Background to European & American Literature


With a strong foundation in literary analysis, critical thinking, and effective communication skills, B.A English graduates can pursue careers in education, writing, publishing, media, and more. Whether it’s teaching, writing, editing, or researching, English Literature graduates possess the skills to excel in various fields where strong language proficiency and an understanding of literary texts are valued.


The vision of the department is to enhance communicative skills of the students for global competency and strengthen their aesthetic sense through language and literature


To impart practical and comprehensive knowledge in Literature to the students of the department

To facilitate opportunities for English communication

 To encourage creative thinking

To promote the highest standards of ethics through Literature


Dr. V Kavitha M.A, M.Phil., Ph.D, SLET Head & Associate Professor

Years of Experience:  UG: 22 Years

Area of Specialization: ELT & British Literature

Email ID: [email protected]

Dr. D Rajakumari M.A, M.Phil., Ph.D, Assistant Professor & Research Supervisor

Years of Experience:  UG: 10 Years

Area of Specialization: American Literature, Comparative Literature

Email ID: [email protected] 

Dr. P Karkuzhali M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D, NET and SET, Assistant Professor& Research Supervisor

Years of Experience:  UG: 10 Years

Area of Specialization: Postcolonial Literature, Indigenous studies, Subaltern Literature

Email ID: [email protected] 

Dr. S Shyamaladevi M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D, Assistant Professor

Years of Experience:  UG: 9 years & 7 months

Area of Specialization: Indian Diaspora Literature

Email ID: [email protected]

Dr. Maria Felci Rajathi M M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., SET, Assistant Professor

Years of Experience:  UG: 9 years & 7 months

Area of Specialization: Chicana Studies

Email ID: [email protected]

Dr. Misha T P M.A., B.Ed., M.Phil., Ph.D, K-SET, NET, JRF, Assistant Professor

Years of Experience:  UG: 2 Years 5 months

Area of Specialization: South Asian Diaspora Literature

Email ID: [email protected]

Mrs. Brundavanam P M.A, Assistant Professor

Years of Experience:  UG: 8 Months

Area of Specialization: Australian Children’s Literature

Email ID: [email protected]

Ms. Hisath Nisha A, M.A., M.Phil, Assistant Professor

Years of Experience:  UG: 8 months

Area of Specialization: Contemporary Literature

Email ID: [email protected]

Ms. Jenifer Felcia D, M.A., M. Phil., Assistant Professor

Years of Experience:  UG:  10 months

Area of Specialization: Cultural Studies

Email ID: [email protected]

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