Periyar University, Salem

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Department of Tamil


The Department of Tamil was established in the year 2004 with the objective of providing quality education to the rural Students in and around Salem. The Department has seven faculty members with adequate qualification from various field of research. Also the department offers job oriented and relevant subjects for the students. Well equipped language lab has been established to promote the pronunciation skill of the students and the modern teaching methods are being adapted. By motivation of the department many Scholars have been successfully qualified NET/SET exam which is offered by University Grant Commission (UGC).

Courses Offered :

=> M.A. Tamil
=> M.Phil. Tamil
=> Ph.D. Tamil

Activities :

=> A Seminar Conducted on SANGAM LITERATURE – A Multi Disciplinary Approach, 9, 10 February 2006
=> EARLY TWENTYFIRST CENTURY TAMIL POETRIES – A National Seminar, Collaborate with New Century Book House Private Ltd., Department of Tamil, Salem, 28,29-09-2006.
=> Siddhar’s thought (Science and Literature ) – A National Seminar, Department of Tamil, periyar University, 6-7-12-2006.
=> E-Library – an Introductory meeting on the works of Tamil Virtual University, presented by Professors Dr. Rabisingh, and Dr. Seenisamy, Arranged by the Department of Tamil, Periyar University, Salem, 05-10-2006.
=> A Seminar on THOLKAPPIYAM, A Multidisciplinary Approach, February 27,28 2007 6. A Seminar on SILAPPATIKARAM, AND MANIMEKALAI – A Multidisciplinary Approach – February 4-6 2008.
=> A Seminar on THIRUKKURAL – A Multidisciplinary Approach , March 26, 27, 28 2008
=> A Seminar on PATHINENKIZHKANAKKU– A Multidisciplinary Approach , March 16,17,18 – 2009
=> A Seminar on MALAIYINAMAKKAL ILAKIYAM (TRIBAL LITERATURE) Collaborate with Sakitya Academy, August 21 – 2009
=> A Seminar on SANGAM LITERATURE AND THOLKAPPIYAM – AMultidisciplinary Approach , Funded by Central Institute of Classical Tamil, Chennai, March01-03- 2010
=> A Seminar on THEORY OF THOLKAPPIYAM AND OTHER DRAVIDA AND SANSKARIT GRAMMARS, Funded by Central Institute of Classical Tamil, Chennai, February 9-11 2011
=> A Seminar on ETHIC LITERATURE Joint as pious with Department of Tamil, Govt. Arts College, Salem – 7, March 23,24 -2011
=> A Seminar on Periodically in Feminism Literature Joint as pious with Department of Tamil, Govt. Arts College, Krishnagiri, October 12,13 -2011
=> A Workshop on SANG ILAKKIYA NOKKIL ILAKKIYA PAYIL MURAI Funded by Central Institute of Classical Tamil, Chennai, February 20 to Marc 01 – 2012.

Facility :

=> Library
=> Language Lab

Department of Tamil
Periyar University
Periyar Palkalai Nagar
Salem – 636011
Tamil Nadu

Contact No : 0427-2345766 (Ext.No: 265 , 266)


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