1. Starting of the College : 1994
2. Year of introduction of UG Courses : 2009
3. Year of introduction of parallel medium : 2020
4. Year of introduction of PG Courses : 2012
5. Year of introduction of part time research : 2013
To provide appropriate pedagogues including class size and environments that will lead to students retention and success as well as increase in the number of major and minors. To help students ass themselves as professionals as part of a discipline with skills and abilities valuable in the business, teaching, publishing or post graduate work. To assure that students encounter creativity crucial to Tamil studies through theatre productions, reading by professional writers and their own creative and critical production and presentation. To value faculty scholarship and service through greater support for and participation in activities of the profession.
The overall mission of the Tamil Department is to promote literacy specially the ability to read, write and think critically. This mission includes the fostering of such technological literacy as information retrieval, research and communication.
Language training, to build up students listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in Tamil. To increase students knowledge of Tamil and Sangam Literature and international vision in hopes of nurturing their cultural sensitivity in the humanities. Develop their intellectual, personal and professional abilities. Acquire basic language skills in order to communication with speakers of Tamil language. Acquire the linguistic competence necessarily required in various life situations. The department of Tamil fosters the creation of literature as well as the study of it. We have on our faculty a number of writers who have national and international recognition as poets, short story writers and essayist. We work closely with the creative writers of the province to offer our students unique creative writing courses.