Department of Tamil (Aided)

(Tamil Research Centre)

  • To promulgate Tamil culture and tradition through Tamil literature to the society.
  • To promulgate the effecacy of tamil language world wide.
  • To develop rural women as better citizens through imparting cultural and moral education.
  • To provide a quality tamil learning - ambience.
  • To instill a research aptitude among students.
  • To orient students with new field of studies.
  • Ability to face challenges and create fields for employment.
  • Gain deep knowledge and creativity in Tamil Literary Grammars.
History of the Department
  • B.A(Branch XII –b) Tamil Literature Degree course was started in 1971. Though only 24 students joined in B.A Tamil Literature initially, nearly 75 students have been admitted to this course in the current year. Eleven highly qualified faculty adorn the Department of Tamil. The Professional ethics set by the seniors are strictly followed today. Our faculty members prove their scholarship, devotion to duty, humanism in handling the students. Everyone takes great interest in presenting papers at the National and International level. Many of them have published Books. Few are rendering service as member of Board of Studies.
  • The Department of Tamil has been rendering a useful service to the college by promoting the interest of the students in the study of Tamil Literature. It aims at the overall development of the students. Valluvar Vizha is celebrated every year in the college by the department of Tamil. In connection with that many competitions are organized for all the students. Students are encouraged to memorize the Thirukkural.
  • The Department of Tamil also offers a University Affiliated Certificate Course in Tourism and Travel Management .
  • Research Centre of our department was established in the year 2021-2022.
  • Celebrated Golden Jubilee in 2021.
  • All the Faculty members are honoured with the Doctoral Degree.
  • Five Faculty members have got Guideship.
  • The department has produced one Doctorate and Eight Scholars are pursuing their Doctoral research under the Guideship of our Faculty.
  • Our Department has produced Sixteen M.Phil. scholars.
  • Our Faculty members have published 11 Books.
  • Our Department has 3 class rooms , 4 computer with Broadband Connection and OHP facility.
  • Well-furnished Department with Research Room, Reading Room and 4 computers with Broad Band Connection and Power Point Presentaion Classroom fesilities available.
  • We have well-equipped library with 4918 books.
  • Celebrating Pulavar – Vizha every year is a special feature of Tamil Department. Every year tribute is paid to an ancient and modern poet. Many competitions are organized to acquaint students with the poetic merits of a particular poet. Reading a poem is an elevating experience. The students avail this chance to better themselves. There is a satisfaction in the elevation of their mental culture.
  • Our Department has taken special efforts to preserve the palm-leaf manuscripts, bearing a world of wisdom. Our Department has edited some palm leaf manuscript to Books.
  • The Department of Tamil has great ambition to promote the reading of Tamil Literature and bring out its value. In connection with it every year, we are arranging Seminars, Workshops and Guest Lectures.
  • Organise conferences in association with Chemmozhi Tamil Research Centre, Chennai.
  • Conducted Webinar, Seminar and Workshop collaborated with Departments of Home Science, Economics and English (Aided).
  • Publishing Department Magazine “Ezhu Gnayiru (எழு ஞாயிறு)” every year.
  • Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) singed between Department of Tamil V.V.Vanniaperumal College for Women, Virudhunagar and Pandian Educational Trust, Virudhunagar, Tamilnadu, India, Journals under the Aegis of UGC CARE, Pandian Journal of Temple Studies (E-ISSN-2583-0880), Chenkaanthal (E-ISSN-2583-04810) from 19.03.2022to 18.03.2023.
  • Conducted Two Days Workshop, Topic – “Research Ethics and Research Methodology.
  • Published 13 Books in the Name of Tamil Department.

Programmes offered

S.No. Name of the Programme Sanctioned Strength Syllabus
B.A. Tamil
Ph.D. Tamil - -

Faculty Members

Dr. T. Velmayil
Head & Associate Professor
Dr. P. Vinthiya Gowri
Associate Professor
Dr. N. Sucila
Associate Professor
Dr. S. Uma Devi
Associate Professor
Dr. N. Amuthavalli
Associate Professor
Dr. C. Nagajothi
Associate Professor
Dr. J. Nalina Devi
Associate Professor
Dr. D. Priya

Assistant Professor
Dr. S. Yogam
Assistant Professor
Dr. V. Prabhavathi
Assistant Professor
Dr. M. Tamilselvi
Assistant Professor

  • The Department of Tamil organized a two days online International Conference in collaboration with Tamil Valarchi Mandram, Sydney, Australia on 20.11.2020 and 21.11.2020.
  • Our Department has arranged an online international meeting on 01.09.2021 for our Alumni students.
  • Dr.S.Yogam received Rs. 6000/- for VVVC MRP-1, Topic- பதினெண் கீழ்க்கணக்கில் சூழலியல் மேலாண்மை.
  • Our Staff Members are taking TNPSC Classes.
  • Tamil Nadu manuscript conservation group have been carried out to digitalize 480 palm manuscript in the department of Tamil since 01.09.2022.
  • Department of Tamil joined with department of computer science, digitalized the following literature of palm manuscript in the academic year 2021- 2022.
    • Folklore Litrature - Chitra puthiran story
    • Kantharazuputhi, Meenakshi Ammai Agaval
    • Thanippadalgal
    • Ara Ilakkiyam (nalvazhi, Moodurai)
    • Paraimalazagar zanak kuravanchi
    • Literature of Siva Siththantha - Sivazanapotham
  • Our old student J.Kamatchi Gayathri has won the ‘Sakala kala valli’ Award in the year 2020.
  • III BA Tamil Department students studied Palm manuscript as certificate course for 5 days from 2020-2021 Academic year. This courses thought as Value Added course. In this course, students are studying about history of palm manuscript, types, how to prepare Manuscripts, different types of languages, training to read the different languages, conservation of manuscript and digitalization of palm manuscript.
  • Our students won overall shield in "Kalaisangamam 2016" conducted by VHNSN College, Virudhunagar.
  • Our students won overall shield in "Tamil Saram 2016" conducted by ANJA College, Sivakasi.
  • Our students won overall shield in "Kalaisangamam 2017" conducted by VHNSN College, Virudhunagar.
  • Our students won overall shield in “Thai Thamizh Kalai Vizha 2017” conducted by Sermathai vasan College, Madurai.
  • Our students won overall shield in Our students won overall shield in "Tamil Saram 2017" on 01.02.2017 conducted by ANJA College, Sivakasi.
  • Every year our students got Cash award in Bharathidasan Recitation Competition.
  • R.Kokila Vani II M.A. Tamil and K.Nirajana Lakshmi II B.A. English got state level II and III prize conducted by Ulaga Thirugural Peravai", Madurai.
  • 17 Students got placement in various companies.
  • Our students won overall shield in "Tamil Saram 2018" conducted by ANJA College, Sivakasi.
  • Every year our students got cash award in “Tamil valarchi Thurai”competitions.


Notable Alumni

  • Mrs.M.Muthumahalakshmi, Headmaster, Government Higher Secondary School, T.Punavasal, Kamuthi.
  • Mrs.P.Murugeswari, Assistant Professor of Tamil, Quaid-e-Millath Government College for Women, Chennai.
  • Dr.S.Muthuselvi, Assistant Professor of Tamil, Hindu College, Chennai.
  • Mrs.M.Rajeswari, PG Teacher, Government Higher Secondary School, Mallanginar, Virudhunagar.
  • Mrs.G.Cithra, PG Teacher, K.N. Higher Secondary School, Kamuthi.
  • Mrs.Mrs.P.Ananthi, Vice-Principal, KVS English Higher Secondary School, Virudhunagar.
  • Dr.B.Karthika, Guest Lecture, Department of Tamil, Kamarajar Government Arts College, Surandai.
  • Dr.P.Vasuki, Tamil Teacher, Brilla Public School, Thoga, Kattar.
  • Dr.K.Umamaheswari, Assistant Professor of Tamil, Thiagarajar College, Marudai.
  • Dr.Gurugnana Ambika, Assistant Professor of Tamil, Avinashilingam University, Coimbatore
  • Mrs.Mymon Farzhana, Lawyer, Madurai High Court, Madurai.
  • Mrs.Malathi, Senior Assistant, Sales Tax Office, Thirunelveli.
  • Mrs.J.Maragatham, BRTE, SSA, ThiruthuraiPoondi, Thiruvarur.
  • Dr.R.Dhanasuba, Assistant Professor of Tamil, SBK College, Aruppukottai.
  • Mrs.Savithri, Sub-Inspector of Police, Crime Branch, Virudhunagar.
  • Mrs.M.Radha, B.A.,B.Ed., Teacher, Clear Creak Independent School, League City, Houston, TX.

Address : Dr. T. Velmayil,
Associate Professor & Head,
Department of Tamil (Aided),
V.V.Vanniaperumal College for Women,
Virudhunagar - 626 001.

Mail Id

Contact Number: 94890 88725