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NGP Arts

Department of Tamil

Overview

Knowledge of the language also opens you to a vast amount of work such as literature, music, and drama with which the Tamil language is rich and abundant. Historical works are almost entirely written in the Tamil language. To understand how these (the arts and history) have come to define us as a people and to understand in-depth who we are requires knowledge of Tamil. Department of Tamil was established in the year 1997 to impart knowledge of Tamil Culture and its literature to student community. More than thousand students are studying PART I Tamil. More than two hundred other Language students are studying Basic and Advanced Tamil.

Courses

Duration

1 Year (Full Time)

2 Years (Part Time)

Commencement

November ( Full / Part Time )

Intake

10 ( Full Time )

20 ( Part Time )

Eligibility

M.A.Tamil with 55% or above

Duration

3 Years (Full Time)

3 Years (Part Time)

Commencement

November ( Full / Part Time )

Intake

10 (Full Time)

20 (Part Time)

Eligibility

M.A. M.Phil. Tamil with 55% or above

Vision

To inculcate in students the intricacies of Tamil Language which stands as one of the oldest languages in the world so as to cater the necessity of discipline.

Mission

To accelerate the interest in Tamil language by allowing them to excavate their uniqueness that they may shine in the fields of culture, tradition and arts.

Academic Activites (2019-20)

Guest Lecture/ Invited Lecture

S. No.

Date

Name and Designation of the Chief Guest

Topic

Venue

Beneficiary

1.

29.08.2019

Prof Dr.Jayanthasri Balakrishnan, (Former) Dept.of English, PSG College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore

Tamizh Mandra Thodakka Vizha

Nallathor Veenai Seithey

Conference Center, Dr NGP ASC, Covai

I, II UG

2.

05.09.2019

Prof Dr.K.Murugesan Asst.Professor, Dr. N.G.P. Arts and Science College, Coimbatore

Ilakiya Inbam Sirappu Sotrpozhivu

Pharmacy Block, Dr NGP ASC, Coimbatore

I UG

3.

03.03.2020

Mr.Samas, Journalist, The Hindu Tamil Daily, Chennai

Tamizhosai Ithazh, Veliyeetu Vizhaa Topic: Thamizhar Thalamai

Dr NGP Conference Center, Coimbatore

I, II UG

Seminar Workshop Conferences Organized

S. No.

Date

Nature of the Event

Number of External Participants

Title of the Event

Name and Designation of the Speakers

Name and Affiliation Chair & Co Chair

Funding Agency

Total Funding

1

13.09.2019

Seminar

300

Conference

Topic: Sanga Ilakiyam Sila Paarvaigal 

1.Prof.They.GnanaSundaram, Scholar, 2.Kavignar. Sirpi Balasubramaniam.

3.E.Sundaramurthy Tanjore Tamil University Former Vice Chancellor

Dr.N.Kuppuchamy, Head, Dept.of Tamil, Dr NGP Arts and Science College, Coimbatore

Dr.G.Senthilkumar,

Assistant Professor, Dept.of Tamil, Dr NGP Arts and Science College, Coimbatore

 

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-

2

06.03.2020to 07.03.2020

Seminar

300

Kaapiya Kalangal

1.E.Sundaramurthy Tanjore Tamil University Former Vice Chancellor

2. Prof.Dr.Chellappan,

Department of English, Bharathidasan University, Coimbatore

Dr.N.Kuppuchamy, Head, Dept.of Tamil, Dr NGP Arts and Science College, Coimbatore

Mr.R.Thiyagu, Assistant Professor, Dept.of Tamil, Dr NGP Arts and Science College, Coimbatore

 

 

 

 

Extension Activities

S. No.

Date

Nature of the Extension

Place

Students Involved

1.

31.08.19

Ramalingar Pani Mandram Literary Competitions

NGP Conference Center and Other Halls

600

2.

12.10.19

Agriculture Day

Union Public Middle School, Kangeyampalayam, Tirupur

300

3.

21.02.20

World Mother Tongue Language Day

Government middle School, Veeriyampalayam, Coimbatore

250

Other Activities

S.No Date Name and Designation of the Resource Person Topic Type of Event Venue Beneficiary

1

15.10.2019

Prof.Dr. V.Rajendran

The Principal,

N.G.P. Arts and Science College, Coimbatore

Dr ABJ Abdul Kalam Memorial Day Celebration

 

 

Literary Competitions

Kambar Arangam, Dr NGP ASC, Coimbatore

NGP Group of Institution Students

2

14.12.2019

Dr.K.Murugesan, HOD, Dept of Tamil, Kongunadu Arts and Science College,

Coimbatore

Suzhalum Sollarangam

Kamban Vizhaa

 

 

SNR & Sons College, Nava India, Coimbatore

 

UG & PG

3

21.02.20

Dr.S.Saravanan,

Dean, Administration,

Dr. N.G.P. Arts and Science College, Coimbatore

 

Thaimozhiyin Sirappu

Literary Competition

 

 

 

 

Kambar Arangam, Dr NGP ASC, Coimbatore

 

 

NGP Group of Institution Students

4

11.01.2020

Dr.N.Kuppuchamy,

HOD, Associate Professor,

Dept. of Tamil,

Dr. N.G.P. Arts and Science College, Coimbatore

 

 

Bharathi Vizhaa,

Literary Competitions

 

 

Seminar Hall VII

 

 

All UG & PG

Faculty Details

01. Associate Professor and Head
Kuppuchamy
Dr. N. Kuppuchamy
MA., M. Phil., Ph. D.

drkuppuchamy@drngpasc.ac.in

Experience

Teaching: 15 years Research: 21 years

Specialization

Modern Literature, Sangam Literature, Folklore & Criticism

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02. Professor
Selvi
Dr.K.Selvi
M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., SET.

drselvi@drngpasc.ac.in

Experience

Teaching: 17 years | Research: 13 Years

Specialization

Modern, Sangam, Bhakthi, Kappiyam Literature

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03. Associate Professor
Dr.M.Jayachandiran
Dr.M.Jayachandran
M.A., Ph.D.

drjayachandran@drngpasc.ac.in

Experience

Teaching: 14 years | Research: 6 Years

Specialization

Sangam Literature, Modern Literature, Folk Lore

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04. Assistant Professor
Dr. T. Sivakumar
Dr. T. Sivakumar
MA., Ph. D.

drsivakumar@drngpasc.ac.in

Experience

Teaching: 10.6 years | Research: 6 years

Specialization

Ilakkanam, Bhakthi Ilakkiyam, Modern Literature

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05. Assistant Professor
Ms. R. Veeramani
Ms. R. Veeramani
M.A., M.Phil., (Ph.D.)., SET.

veeramani@drngpasc.ac.in

Experience

Teaching: 9 Years | Research: 2 Years

Specialization

Modern Literature

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06. Assistant Professor
Ms.M.Malar Selvi
Ms.M.Malar Selvi
M.A., M.Phil., (Ph.D.)

malarselvi@drngpasc.ac.in

Experience

Teaching: 6 years

Specialization

Sangam Literature, Epics, Modern Literature, Folklore

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07. Assistant Professor
Mr.N.Krishnaraj
Mr.N.Krishnaraj
M..A., M. Phil., UGC –SET., UGC –NET.,(Ph. D.)

krishnarajn@drngpasc.ac.in

Experience

Teaching: 8 years | Research: 7 Years

Specialization

Ilakkanam, Pakthi Ilakkiyam, Modern Literature

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08. Assistant Professor
Dr.G.Senthil kumar
Dr.G.Senthil kumar
M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.

drsenthilkumar@drngpasc.ac.in

Experience

Teaching: 8 years | Research: 6 Years

Specialization

Sangam Literature, Folklore, Modern literature

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09. Assistant Professor
Mr.G.Ranganathan
Mr.G.Ranganathan
M.A., M. Phil., B.Ed., UGC – SET., UGC – NET., (Ph. D.)

ranganathan@drngpasc.ac.in

Experience

Teaching: 5 years

Specialization

Bakthi Ilakkiyam

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10. Assistant Professor
Dr. K. Murugesan
Dr. K. Murugesan
M.A., M. Phil., Ph.D.

drmurugesan@drngpasc.ac.in

Experience

Teaching: 6 years

Specialization

Sangam Literature, Modern Literature, Bakthi Ilakiyam

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11. Assistant Professor
Thiyagu
Mr.Thiyagu Raju
M.A., M. Phil., UGC –NET., (Ph. D.)

thiyagu@drngpasc.ac.in

Experience

Teaching: 4.8 years | Research: 8 Years

Specialization

Classic Literature

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12. Assistant Professor
Sindhu
Dr. M. Sindhu
MA., B. Ed., M. Phil., Ph. D., UGC – SET., NET.

sindhu@drngpasc.ac.in

Experience

Teaching: 5.1 years | Research: 8 years

Specialization

Sangam Literature, Folk Lore

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13. Assistant Professor
Mr. B. Vignesh
Dr. B. Vignesh
M.A., B.Ed., M. Phil., Ph. D.

vignesh@drngpasc.ac.in

Experience

Teaching: 6 Months | Research: 5 Years

Specialization

Flok lore/ bhakthi illakkiyam

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14. Assistant Professor
Kalaivani
Ms.G.Kalaivani
M.A., UGC – NET., (Ph. D.)

Kalaivanig@drngpasc.ac.in

Experience

Teaching: 6 Months

Specialization

Modern Literature

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Highlights

  • With the inception of the college in 1997, the Department has been in existence to Impart Tamil Language and Literature to Undergraduate Student.
  • The Tamil Department has 13 efficient Faculty members among whom 9 are Doctorates and the other 4 are also pursuing their Ph.D.
  • Five members of Staff have Cleared NET/SET Exam of UGC .
  • The Tamil Department brings its Magazine Tamil Oosai consistently every year since 1998. More than 18 Tamil Oosai Issues were published.
  • The Department has Received a sum of Rs 2,50,000 from Central Institute Of Classical Tamil in order to conduct a National level seminar on "Pathinenkeezh Kanaku Noolkalil Vazhviyal Membattu Chinthanaikal" between 24th of Feb 2014 – 05th of March 2014 .
  • The department has conducted more a 250 Guest Lectures which includes 120 International Tamil Scholars.
  • Our Honorable Chairman's Great Thinking and Generosity had paved the way for the Center For Tamil Culture. The Center has three Missions with the Vision of protecting Tamil Language & Tamil People.
  • To Release Great books in Tamil to award 3 Tamil writers & Scholars with an amount of one Lakh per each and to conduct thought provoking conferences. The centre continues its service consistently during every year.
  • The Department of Tamil & English Jointly Publish the college Magazine during Every Year.
  • The Tamil Department faculty members have published above 250 papers.
  • The Department Faculty members published above 16 books.
  • To Incultuate the linguistics greatness of poet Kamban among the tamil students the department conducted "Lectures on Kambaramayana" in collaboration with Kamban Kazhagam every year.
  • To introduce the students about the Tamil software the department organized a workshop on "The Role Of Computer In Teaching Learning on 11.03.2013". The students are benefited & Second Year Tamil learning Students have taken Seminars using PPT's pertaining to their Syllabus.
  • "Elangovadigal Tamil Manram" conducts "Bharathi Vizha" during every Year.
  • "Elangovadigal Tamil Manram" also conducts various literary competitions to encourage the students writing and creative skill.
  • Podhigai channel conducted the Program "TAMIL PESU TAMILAI PESU" on our Campus .

Awards

Following faculties have received various prestigious awards

  • Dr.K.Selvi - YOUNG TAMIL INTELLECT
  • Dr .N.Bhagavathi Ammal - SRI BHARATHI, YOUNG TAMIL INTELLECT, KATHAI AAIVU CHUDAR
  • Dr.S. Thangamanikandan - KAVI MUHIL, TAMIL SIRPI 2007
  • Ms.M. Malarselvi - ELAKIYACH SUDAR, ARUL NITHI
  • Ms R. Veeramani - KATHAI AAIVU CHUDAR
  • Dr.K.Murugesan - KATHAI AAIVU CHUDAR
  • Mr.N.Krishnaraj - UDUMALAI NARAYANAKAVI ILLAKIYA VIRUTHU, SITHANTHA RATHINAM

Books Published By Faculties

S.No Author Name of the Book Publisher
1. Dr.N.Balasubramaniyan KADHALAKI KASINDHRUKI Arun Putthagalayam
2. SONNAK KOVAM VARUNGA
3. KUDI KUDIYAIK KEDUKKUM
4. IKKALA ILAKIYATHIL KAVIGNAR VAIRAMUTHU
5. PALAVESAKAARAN KATHAI-PANMUGA AAIVU
6. PUTHILAKIYAM KAATTUM SINTHANAIGAL
7. SITTHIRA PUTHIRA NAIYINAR KATHAI KELATHUKAARAN KATHAI
8 Dr.K.Sivaprakasam ILAKIYAM KAATTUM VAAZHVIYAL -
9. Dr.S. Thamarai Pandiyan KARUVARAIYAE KALARAIYAAGA Thirukural Pathipagam
10. KUYILA VANNAN KATHAI
11. VALLALA MAHARASAN KATHAI Sekar Pathipagam
12. KALIYALAATTAP PAADALKAL OOR AAIVU Arul Pathipagam
13. Dr.R.Vijayan TAMIL ILAKIYA VARALARU VINAA VIDAI VADIVIL Saradha Pathigam
14. Dr.N. Kuupuchamy SOORIYA KANDHAN PUDHINANGALIL KONGU MARABUM VAAZHVIYALUM Kaavya Pathigam
15. Dr.K. Murugesan SREE PATTABISEKA RAMAR THIRUKOVIL VARALARUM VAZHIPADUM Roja Offset Printers

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