Department of English (Self)




Vision

  • The department of English (Self) endeavours to nurture the passion for language and literature in students by inculcating creative and critical thinking through innovative pedagogy.




Mission



  • The overall mission of the department is to promote critical literacy by training the students to read with clarity and to write with authority. Our department is committed in teaching the students the interpretation of any literature or text critically by adopting the diverse aspects of social, cultural and historical background with the mastery of the English language. Bringing together the polars “Tradition and Technology”, we aim to teach our prodigies with the objective of bridging the gap between spiritual and utilitarian aspects.




History of the Department

  • Since its inception in 1995, Department of English (S.F.), has been gradually progressing from offering only Part II English to preferring the UG programme, B.A. English in 2011, and the extension of additional section in 2017. The Department lends its hand to the Department of English (Aided) in organizing Seminars/Conferences, Bridge course for fresher, Syllabus preparation. The Department conducts various literary association activities such as Literary Scene Display, Spell Bee Contest, Quiz, Essay Writing, Story Writing, Slogan Writing, and Stage Performance, and supports the students to participate in Intercollegiate Competitions held in other colleges. Besides this the department issues a magazine, ‘Student Davenport’, compiling the articles prepared by the students, annually. With the future plan of introducing PG programme, Department of English (S.F.) functions its task with passion and aspiration.




Highlights



  • To create a passion for literature.

  • To enhance efficiency in language skills.

  • To give importance to career oriented training for language related and other job opportunities.

  • To establish a friendly and vibrant learning environment for students.

  • To instill innovative teaching through language lab, literary clubs, extra-curricular and Co- curricular activities.

  • To encourage activity based learning such as peer teaching, literary display, seminar and assignments.













Programmes offered






S.No. Name of the Programme Syllabus
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Faculty Members





S.No. Name of the Faculty Designation
1 Dr.(Mrs.)M.Bhavithra, M.A., M.Phil., Head & Assistant Professor
2 Mrs.C.Vijayalakshimi, M.A., M.Phil., Assistant Professor
3 Dr.(Mrs.) S.KavithaRani , M.A.,M.Phil.,Ph.D., Assistant Professor
4 Mrs.S.Malathi , M.A.,B.Ed., M.Phil., Assistant Professor
5 Dr.(Mrs.)L.Gayathri Devi , M.A.,M.Phil.,B.Ed.,M.B.A.,Ph.D., Assistant Professor
6 Ms.K.Priyadharshini, M.A.,M.Phil., Assistant Professor





Succession List of Head of the Department





S.No. Name of the Faculty
1Ms.Thirumagal
2Ms. R. Uma Devi
3C. Vijayalakshmi
4P.Amirthayogam
5C. Vijayalakshmi
6B. Kanagalakshmi
7Dr. N. Vel Mani
8Dr. K. Malarvizhi









Department Achievements



  • Mrs. R. Kavitha Rani, M.A. M.Phil., was awarded the Doctoral Degree in January 2018.

  • Mrs. S. Malathi, M.A., B.Ed., M.Phil., Ph.D qualified UGC NET in July 2018.

  • Mrs. L. Gayathri Devi, M.A., B.Ed., M.Phil., M.B.A., was awarded the Doctoral Degree in the year 2018

  • The Department of English Organized an Intercollegiate Fete, Lit-Miriada 2K18 on 02/03/ 2018. Ninety seven students from six colleges participated in eight competitions and exhibited their extraordinary talents. The overall shield was won by the students of V.H.N. Senthikumara Nadar College, Virudhunagar.

Faculty Achievements



  • Dr. Mrs. S. Malathi, Professor of English had published an article titled, A Perusal of cryptic constituents in Rabindranath Tagore’s The Hunger Stones in Literary Endeavour, An International Peer reviewed, Refereed and Quarterly Journal (ISSN: 0976-299X) on Oct 2018.

  • Dr. Mrs. S. Malathi, Professor of English had published an article titled, A Comprehensive Endeavour of fictional device in Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children in JETIR International Journal (ISSN: 2349-5162) on Oct 2019.

  • Dr. Mrs. L. Gayathri Devi, Assistant Professor of English had published an article titled, “Teaching English Language through Media” in an International Multidisciplinary Innovative research Journal (ISSN : 2456-4613, Vol: 3,Issue: 1) on Nov 2018.


Students Achievements



  • Miss. G. Jeya Bharathi – III B.A. English (S.F.) secured First position in State level Science Talent Quiz 2018-2019 organised by Shakespeare Institute of English Studies, Chennai. She was awarded a cash prize of Rs.

  • Miss. G. Varsha - II B.A. Eng (S.F) – ‘B’ Section secured First position in State level English Spelling Contest 2018-2019 organised by Shakespeare Institute of English Studies, Chennai. She was awarded a cash prize of Rs.

  • Miss. D. Percila Jenifer – II B.A. Eng (SF) - ‘B’ Section secured First position in State level Accuracy Test in English 2018-2019 organised by Shakespeare Institute of English Studies, Chennai. She was awarded a cash prize of Rs.

  • Miss. P. Paul Roselin – III B.A. Eng (SF) - ‘B’ Section was honoured with “Tamizh Nayagi Virudhu” by Makkal Paadhai Iyakam for her effective speech on the topic “Makkal Paadhai” on 21.09.2019.

  • Miss. P. Vithya – III B.A. Eng (SF) - ‘B’ Section secured Fourth position in Basketball organised by Madurai Kamaraj University at V.V.Vanniaperumal College for Women, Virudhunagar on 12th and 13th of September 2019.

  • Nine students from the department of English (self) presented papers on the National Level Seminar entitled “Short Stories of the World in English” conducted by V.H.N. Senthikumara Nadar College, Virudhunagar on 20/09/2019.

  • The students of Department of English won Overall III position in Neo-Idola Intercollegiate Competition conducted by Sri Kaleeswari College, Sivaksasi at 04.09.2018.




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Address : Dr.(Mrs.) M.Bhavithra
Head & Assistant Professor,
Department of English (Self),
V.V.Vanniaperumal College for Women,
Virudhunagar 626 001.


Mail Id :englishs@vvvcollege.org


Contact Number:
94890 88711