Work - Justice - Love
Arul Anandar College
(An Autonomous Institution Affiliated to Madurai Kamaraj University)
Re-accredited (3rd cycle) by NAAC with 'A' Grade - CGPA 3.66 on a 4-point scale
Karumathur - 625 514, Madurai District, Tamilnadu
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Department of Tamil


Enhancing the students with language skills and social consciousness towards transformation of the students into catalysts of social change.

Creating a student friendly environment in forming and developing the language skills. Creating an ambience to know, acquire and appreciate the values of human virtues, ethics and personality that are rooted in Tamil Literature. Creating and enkindling Social Consciousness and Social Change through debates, work - shops, seminars and conferences. Structuring the syllabi in such a way that the students acquire employable skills for higher placements.
Features of the Department
»  One among the oldest departments in the college.
»  Rose as a department in 1970.
»  Gone through variety of changes over the years.
»  Adapted and executed changes for the good of the students, institution and the society.
»  Developing and coning employable skills towards empowerment.
»  Undergone Revision of syllabi 8 times.
»  The department is crowned with two Phd holders and the other two nearing completion of their Phd research.
»  'Bhuthan Virunthu' an innovative programe conducted on all 'D' day orders promoting and debating the latest, relevant and necessary themes and ideas on current topics of social importance by stalwarts.
»  SARAL, an inter departmental annual drama competition promoting theatrical and Tamil language skills among the students.
»  Available for guest lectures and programmes in college extension activities (ARICE).
»  Guiding and counseling and training students who opt to become public speakers.
»  Preparing students irrespective of departments for intra and inter departmental and inter collegiate programmes.