Tamil University, Thanjavur

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Department of Indian Languages & Comparative Literature


Department of Indian Languages & Comparative Literature

The school is serving as a link between the study of Tamil with other ancient and modern Indian Languages and Literatures and analysing the problems of studying the mother-tongue, as a first language or as a second language in the curricula. The school has been conducting A spoken Sanskrit course A certificate and Diploma course in Telugu. History of Malayalam Grammar, Tolkappiam, Telugu Translation, Telugu-Tamil Dictionary are a few of the publications of the School. Preparation is on, for a course in Tamil for the Virtual University. A project on special Tamil course for probationers of All India Services has been successfully completed.

Courses offered

Master of Philosophy (MPhil)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Certificate Course in Telugu Language
Diploma in Tamil
Diploma in Telugu
Certificate Course in Tamil


=> To undertake comparative study on the literature and grammar of Indian languages.
=> Teaching Indian languages
=> Research on teaching Tamil to Non-Tamil Learners
=> Preparation of bilingual dictionaries in Indian languages.
=> Translation of literature and grammar of Indian languages into Tamil
=> Preparation of text books for teaching Indian languages through computer
=> Introducing Indian Languages to Post Graduate Students


=> The faculty members of the department have completed 15 research projects
=> 35 books have been published by the faculty members
=> More than 100 Training courses for IPS and IAS officers; diploma and certificate courses and special Tamil training programmes for foreigners
=> The department has organized more than 100 seminars, workshops refresher courses and training courses.
=> Team member in India – German Project – Volt swagen foundation


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