SRIMAD ANDAVAN ARTS AND SCIENCE COLLEGE











PG & RESEARCH DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH

VISION

The Department of English is aware of the vision of the college- to build a thriving learning culture and tries to follow the mission to achieve excellence in quality teaching, learning and research to fulfill its cherished goal.

HIGHLIGHTS
  • -- Bridge course for fresher.
  • -- Adding new books to the library.
  • -- Encouraging students to participate in several competitions.
  • -- Holding periodical test on Saturdays followed by Remedial Teaching.
  • -- Teachers ‘participation in Orientation Programmes conducted by University.
  • -- Arranging Poetry & Drama Competitions .
  • -- Seminar Programmes for I, II & III year students.
  • -- Audio-visual - Screening Bernard Shaw/Shakespearean Plays.
  • -- Guest Lecture for the benefit of both staff & students.
  • -- Organizing Seminars in the college.
  • -- Bringing out News Letters of the Department for internal circulation.
  • -- Utilizing Language Lab (Orell Software Technology Empowered)
INCEPTION

The college was unveiled by the then President of India, Sri Shankar Dayal Sharma in the year 1996. Our Holiness, Srimad Andavan Swamigal is the founder of the institution. The dept. of English was also flourished in the same year to cater the Part II English for all UG students. It has been offering B.A English Literature since 2009 and M.A English since 2012. It was elevated to the status of the Centre for Research in 2012. M.Phil., programme was introduced in 2015.There are recognized Research Advisors of Bharathidasan University guiding scholars leading to M.Phil and Ph.D degrees in English besides ten faculty members who are pursuing their research in the college. Every year, the Department organises various literary programmes such as Drama Festival, Poetry-Recital Competition, Seminars, Conferences, Workshops and Guest Lectures for students and teachers under the auspices of Pegasus Literary Association of the Department. Members of the faculty have also publications to their credit.


  • -- Year of establishment of B.A. English - 2009
  • -- M.A. English – 2012
  • -- Centre for Research (Ph.D.) – 2012
  • -- M. Phil in English – 2015
OPPORTUNITIES
  • -- Universities, Colleges and Other Educational institutions.
  • -- Tourism Department, Hotels.
  • -- IT industry -BPO, Call centers
  • -- Editors in E-Publishing, Journals, Magazines & Media

FACULTY


Mr. R. KRISHNAN

Head & Coordinator

  • M.A., M.Phil.,
  • MLISc, Ph. D (Pursuing)

  • Experience-11 Years


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Dr. M. JAYACHANDRAN

Assistant Professor



  • M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.

  • Experience-7.5 years


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Mr. B. BALACHANDRAN

Assistant Professor




Ms. X.JENITTA CHRISTY

Assistant Professor




Ms. R. LAKSHMI PRIYA

Assistant Professor


  • M.A., M.Phil., B. Ed

  • Experience-5 Years

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Ms. S. MANJULA DEVI

Assistant Professor




Ms. R. REGIDHA

Assistant Professor 


  • M.A., M.Phil., B.Ed

  • Experience-3 Years

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Mr. S. MATHIVANAN

Assistant Professor


  • M.A, M. Phil,
  • NET, Ph. D (Pursuing)

  • Experience-5 Years

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Dr. L. AMUTHA

Assistant Professor


  • M.A., M. Phil., Ph. D.,


  • Experience-9.8 Years

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Ms. V. AMIRTHAVALLI

Assistant Professor




Ms. C. SHANMUGAPRIYA

Assistant  Professor

  • M.A., M.Phil.,
  • SET., (Ph.D.)

  • Experience-10 Years


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G. BALAJI SRINIVAS

Assistant Professor


  • M.A.,M.Phil.,Ph.D (pursuing)

  • Experience-5 Years

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Mr. S. SURESH

Assistant Professor




Ms. B. VIJAYALAKSHMI

Assistant Professor


  • M.A.,M.Phil.,Ph.D (pursuing)

  • Experience-5 Years


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Ms. G. KEERTHANA

Assistant Professor


  • M.A.,M.Phil.,SET.,

  • Experience-4 Years


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Mr. A. YACOB

Assistant Professor



Ms. J. JENIFER DIANA

Assistant Professor


  • M.A ., B.Ed ., M.Phil.,

  • Experience-2 Years


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ACADEMIC PROGRAMMES

ug programs


    BACHELOR OF ENGLISH LITRATURE

  • DURATION - 3 Years
  • ELIGIBILITY - Pass In HSC (Academic/Vocational Stream)
  • Syllabus



Pg programs


    MASTER OF ENGLISH LITRATURE

  • DURATION - 2 Years
  • ELIGIBILITY - B.A English
  • Syllabus



M.Phil programs


    M. Phil - ENGLISH

  • DURATION - 1 Years
  • ELIGIBILITY - PG in respective Discipline



Ph.D programs


    Ph.D - ENGLISH

  • ELIGIBILITY - PG Or M.Phil. In Respective Discipline



Certificate Programs (pass in +2)

-- Computer Basics -- Android Programming


SMART PROJECTOR

To improve the teaching-learning process, the classes are handled with smart projector.

DEPARTMENT LIBRARY

To update the knowledge of both faculty and students ample number of books are available in the department library (204 Books) apart from the digital library.


Department of English

Minor Projects completed


    -- TITLE OF THE PROJECT Plight of women : A study of the Poems of Kamala Das.
    -- NAME OF THE INVESTIGATOR Mr.R.Krishnan Assistant Professor.
    -- FUNDING AGENCYUGC, Govt of India, New Delhi .
    -- AMOUNT SANCTIONED(in lakhs)1.5
    -- YEAR2014-2016

    -- TITLE OF THE PROJECT American Dream' in 20th century America Drama.
    -- NAME OF THE INVESTIGATOR Dr.M.Jayachandran Assistant Professor.
    -- FUNDING AGENCYUGC, Govt of India, New Delhi .
    -- AMOUNT SANCTIONED(in lakhs)1.5
    -- YEAR2014-2016
ACHIEVEMENTS

University Rank Holders


  • -- V. Latha -MA English (2012-14) - VIIIth Rank
  • -- M. Sathya – MA English (2013-15) - Xth Rank
  • -- M.Jeyabharathi – MA English (2013-15) - Vth Rank
  • -- S. Srinidhi – BA English (2012-15) - Vth Rank
  • -- S. Sangeetha -BA English (2012-15) - XIth Rank
  • -- M. Yamuna – BA English(2012-15) - XIXth Rank

  • -- Mr. P. Vijay of II MA made a Record (6 mins, 111 voices) in Mimicry at SAASC, Feb.2016 and it was included in the Jetlie Book of World Records.

UGC Minor Research Projects (Completed)


  • -- Mr. R. Krishnan- Coordinator (2014-16)
  • -- Dr. M. Jayachandran – Asst. Professor of English (2014-16)
  • -- A TWO DAY International Seminar was conducted by the dept. of English in March 2015.

  • -- Ms. C. Shanmugapriya, Asst. Professor of English delivered a lecture in Govt Arts College, Trichy.

Tokyo

Tokyo is the capital of Japan.


EVENTS
  • -- GUEST LECTURES -7
  • -- INTER-DEPARTMENTAL ACTIVITIES such as guest lectures, workshops etc.,
  • -- INDUSTRIAL VISIT
  • -- POETRY RECITAL- COMPETITION
  • -- DRAMA FESTIVAL
  • -- INTER-COLLIGIATE SEMINAR
  • -- WORKSHOP
  • -- STATE/NATIONAL SEMINAR

ACTIVITIES

EDP workshop and seminars in association with various agencies. (TIDITSSIA, PIDITSSIA , EDI Chennai, Government of Tamilnadu and Soyathozhil Mandram of Puthiya Thalai Murai New Channel). The above EDP Programmes have organised to enhance the Entrepreneurial Skills among the students.

It is being planned to inaugurate Career Development Cell to create job awareness and to induce the students to apply for Private and Government jobs (by providing them the job related notifications, eligibility criteria etc)


ALUMNI

M. Jeyabharathi MA English (2013-15) cleared CTET exam and was appointed as teacher in English in RVS Matriculation school.

K. Sindhu MA English(2013-15) is working as Asst. Professor in English in RVS Arts and Science College, Manaparai.


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Contact Us

Phone : 0431 - 4250152/153/154 & (0)7708007405
Email : principal.office@andavancollege.ac.in
Address :
Thiruvanaikoil,
Tiruchirapalli - 620 005 Tamilnadu, India.
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