School of Indian Languages & Comparative Literature


  • To undertake comparative study on the literature and grammar of Indian languages.
  • Teaching Indian languages
  • Research on teaching Tamil to Non-Tamil Learners
  • Preparation of bilingual dictionaries in Indian languages.
  • Translation of literature and grammar of Indian languages into Tamil
  • Preparation of text books for teaching Indian languages through computer
  • Introducing Indian Languages to Post Graduate Students


  • The faculty members of the department have completed 15 research projects
  • 35 books have been published by the faculty members
  • More than 100 Training courses for IPS and IAS officers; diploma and certificate courses and special Tamil training programmes for foreigners
  • The department has organized more than 100 seminars, workshops refresher courses and training courses.
  • Team member in India – German Project – Volt swagen foundation

Academic Programmes

  • M.A
  • M.Phil.
  • Ph.D.
  • Diploma in Tamil
  • Diploma in Telugu
  • Certificate in Tamil
  • Certificate in Telugu
  • Special Tamil Training Courses for Foreigners, Linguistic minorities and IAS, IPS, IFS probationers

Faculty Members


Professor and Head of the Department

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Associate Professor

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Associate Professor

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