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About the Department
Department & its year of establishment
  • Economics, 1956
Programmes / Courses offered (UG, PG, M.Phil., Ph.D., Integrated Masters; Integrated Ph.D., etc.)
  • UG
  • PG
  • M.Phil.
  • Ph.D.
Interdisciplinary courses and departments involved
  • Business Economics (for I B.Com)
Annual / Semester / Choice based credit system
  • Semester system cum Choice based credit system
Participation of the department in the courses offered by other departments
  • Commerce, History and Politics.
Faculty with ongoing projects from  a)National  b)International funding agencies and Total grants received.

Mention names of funding agencies and grants received project-wise.

S. No. Name of the Faculty Type of the Grants & year Funding Agency Grants Received (Rs)
1. Dr.A.Xavier Susairaj National, 2012 MAT 1,00,000 (Ongoing)
Departmental projects funded by DST-FIST; DBT, ICSSR, etc.; total grants received
S. No Name of the Faculty Type of the Grants & year Funding Agency Grants Received (Rs)
1. Dr.A.Xavier Susairaj National (2007) UGC 35,000 (Completed)
2. Dr.A.Xavier Susairaj National (2009) ICSSR 4,30,000 (Completed)
3. Rev. Dr. A.T. Thomas 2008 UGC 1,00,000/-(Completed)
Areas of consultancy and income generated
  • Nil
Faculty recharging strategies
S.No Name of the Staff Orienta-tion Attended Attended Paper presented in
Work shops Seminars Work shops Seminars
1 Prof. A. Periyanayagasamy - 03 11 - 06
2 Rev.Dr. A.T. Thomas   - 05   04
3 Dr. A. Xavier Susairaj   03 24 02 25
4 Prof. R. Sankaran 1 10 02 04 02
5 Prof. J.? Jacob Stanley Inbaraj 1 05 14    
6 Prof. U. Ramesh   05 04 02 01
7 Prof. K.Sivakumar   04 04   01
8 Dr.A.Royal Edward Williams   04 06 01 14
  Total 2 29 70 09 53
 
Awards / recognitions received at the national and international level by
    Faculty
    • Dr. A. Xavier Susairaj ? Young Economist Award (2008) and Fulbright Fellowship, Florida International University, USA. (2009).
    Doctoral / post-doctoral fellows
  • Nil
Students
  • Mr. E. Muthamilan ? Tennikoit at South Zone level (2012)
  • Ms. S. Vinitha ? 10000 mts walk at State Level (2012)
  • Sports and Games: South Zone and All India Inter-University
 
Seminars/ Conferences/ Workshops organized and the source of funding

(national / international) with the details of outstanding participants, if any.

  • Nil
Present details about infrastructural facilities
  • No. of English books purchased after 2007 in the Library  :  675
  • Departmental Library  :  Nil
  • Internet facilities for staff and students  :  Cybrary(16) &  Browsing Centre (40)
  • Total number of Classrooms  :  6
  • Classrooms with ICT facility  :  4
  • Students? Laboratories (Language Lab)  :  1
  • Research Laboratories  :  Nil
Number of students of the department getting financial assistance from the College.
S.No Batch Programme Beneficiars
1 2012-2013 B.A. English 12
M.A. English 6
Details of `beyond syllabus scholarly activities` of the department.
  • Book club
  • Drama club
  • Author presentations
  • Debate
  • Quiz
  • Participating in inter-collegiate programmes with regard to English Literature.
  • In-house magazine for the department
  • Encouraging translation of English literary works into other Indian languages.
  • Paper Presentations
  • Publishing articles in journals and magazines
  • Inculcating reading habits through library card system.
  • Undertaking mini projects on linguistics.
Future plans of the department.
  • Encouraging all the faculty members to register for Ph.D.
  • Creating opportunity to help the registered members to complete their Ph.D.
  • Encourage students and staff to use IT in their teaching-learning process.
  • Make English, the language of the department.
  • Make students read more library books.
  • Encourage students to write in journals, newspapers, magazines etc.
  • Encourage students to participate in inter-collegiate programmes.
  • Help all the students to pass in the semester examinations.
  • Help all the final year students to complete their degree on time.
  • Start a research department
  • To start need based certificate programmes.
  • Exchange programmes for staff and students
  • Organise recharge courses for the staff.
  • Enhancing department library with ICT resources.
  • Creating a centre for communicative skills for the general public.
  • Offer consultancy, counselling and guidance to the students