Annai Vailankanni Arts and Science College, Thanjavur.

English

Vision:

To prepare competent students with significant practical skills, gratified knowledge and research approaches in English Language, Literature, Linguistics, and Translation.

Mission:
  • To develop and upgrade the competence in the language.
  • To train in critical inquiry and develop the literary sensibility through courses in different genres of literature, literature of different nations and literary categories.
  • To develop professional standards of communication in students.
Motto:

“Promotion of linguistic competence and humanistic values through the study of literature."

History:

Department of English, one among the first departments to be created when the college was established in 2009, offering initially the Bachelor’s degree. The department began to offer Post-graduate degree programme from 2012 and M.Phil. and PhD programmes from 2015 and 2016 on-wards respectively.

There are 16 faculty members attached to the department. Four faculty members are holding PhD. The faculty members have published 65 papers in journals, conferences and seminars. Presently there are 142 students at the undergraduate level, 38 at PG level and 41 M.Phil. scholars. The department strives hard to enlighten younger minds to observe the world with aesthetic, literary and utilitarian perspectives.

B.A. English
Programme Educational Objective

Graduates will pursue lifelong learning through classics and contemporary literature.

Programme Outcome

Graduates will be able to study the interconnectedness and differences in literary genres and literary landscapes.

Programme Specific Outcome

Let the students learn the rudiments of literary, linguistic, social, political, and cultural history of British Isles, America, and Commonwealth nations.

M.A. English
Programme Educational Objective

Graduates would be introduced to more advanced academic activities like research, writing, teaching and other assimilated activities

Programme Outcome

Students can serve as professionals in public and private sectors.

Programme Specific Outcome

To make them aware of contemporary authours, critics and literature and make them ready to crack UGC NET/SET/JRF.

M.Phil. English
Programme Educational Objective

A pre-introductory step towards doctoal degree.

Programme Outcome

To promote knowledge on research and its mechnaics

Programme Specific Outcome

Scholars will deserve academicianship.

Ph.D English
Programme Educational Objective

Scholars would be dissect the intertextuality of Primary and Secondary texts, through applying literary or critical theories.

Programme Outcome

Improvising scholars' research oriented perceptions and enlighten them about the importance of research & Index Journals.

Programme Specific Outcome

Scholars will be eligible to be recruited as an assitannt professor as well as can become research advisors.

# Name of the Programme Student Intake
1 Bachelor of Arts 120
2 Master of Arts 50
3 Master of Philosophy 06
4 Doctor of Philosophy 04
Student Strength:
# BATCH TOTAL NO OF STUDENTS BOYS GIRLS
1 I BA (2020-2023) 27 11 16
2 II BA (2019-2022) 48 25 23
3 III BA (2018-2021) 67 28 39
4 I MA (2020-2022) 18 04 14
5 II MA(2019-2021) 20 04 16
Research Program Students in Number:
# Year No. of Scholars Admitted/Registered BOYS GIRLS
1 M.Phil(2020-2021) 06 01 05
2 Ph.D 02 01 01
Research Activities:
Number of M.Phil. Supervisors : 3
  • Dr.S.Sangeetha
  • Dr.S.Saritha
  • Dr A.Nafees Sulthana
Number of Ph.D. Supervisors : 1
  • Dr A.Nafees Sulthana
Facilities:
Department Library
Department Library

The Department Library has hundreds of books that can serve as a reference for Faculties.

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Dramaturgy

Dramatugy,the drama club meant to inculcate the mimetic skills of students who enacts and gives life to literary works.

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Language Lab

The Language lab is under construction with 31 computers with Wi-Fi connectivity support and many interactive features to bring out LSRW excellence.

Dr. S.Sangeetha

M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D
Assistant Professor of English
Since: 26-08-2012
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Dr. S.Saritha

M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.,
Assistant Professor of English
Since: 01-06-2015
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Mr. D.Kabilan

M.A., M. Ed., M.Phil.,SLET.
Assistant Professor of English
Since: 20-09-2017
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Ms. J.Joy Faith

M.A., M.Phil., (Ph.D)., P.G.DCA
Assistant Professor of English
Since: 15-05-2010
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Dr. P.Pon Malar Queeni

M.A., M. Ed., M.Phil., Ph.D.,
Assistant Professor of English
Since: 01-07-2011
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Mr. S.Venkatesh

M.A., M.Phil.,
Assistant Professor of English
Since: 01-08-2011
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Mrs. R.Gandhimathi

M.A., M.Phil.,
Assistant Professor of English
Since: 15-06-2014
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Mr. A.G.Ananth

M.A., B.Ed., M.Phil., NET. PGDCA
Assistant Professor of English
Since: 01-11-2015
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Mr. J.Immanuvel

M.A., M.Phil.,
Assistant Professor of English
Since: 01-06-2017
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Ms. X.Francisca

M.A., M.Phil.,
Assistant Professor of English
Since: 03-07-2017
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Mr. L.Franklin Richard

M.A., M.Phil.,
Assistant Professor of English
Since: 03-01-2018
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Dr. K.Stalin

M.A., M.Phil., B.Ed.,Ph.D.,
Assistant Professor of English
Since: 11-06-2018
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Mr. T.Santhosh Ganapathy

M.A., M.Phil., (Ph.D).,
Assistant Professor of English
Since: 03-12-2018
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Dr. U.Vinothini

M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.,
Assistant Professor of English
Since: 03-06-2019
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Dr. A.Nafees Sulthana

M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.,
Assistant Professor of English
Since: 01-07-2019
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Mr. S.Sakthivel

M.A., M.Phil., (Ph.D).,
Assistant Professor of English
Since: 06-12-2019
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FDP / Training Programme / Course attended:
Faculties' FDP list
Achievements:
Academic Achievements (University Ranks)
Extra-Curricular (Fine Arts)