profile of the department

English

The Department of English has been carving its imprint in St.Joseph’s College of Arts and Science since 1991. The Department offers B.A. English, M.A. English and M.Phil. English Programmes from 2008, 2011 and 2013 respectively. B.A. English Programme is offered in two Shifts – Shift I for boys and Shift II for girls. M.A., & M.Phil., Programmes are in the structure of co-education. The Department has been raised to the standard of Research Department in the year 2013 by offering M.Phil., Research Programme in English. The Department imparts both language and literature to the student community. It has been teaching Part II Communicative English to all UG students. The Department has organized Seminars and Workshops and also engaged in various research activities. It has been taking efforts to provide a firm foundation in English language for students mainly from the relegated section of the society. The Department has been conducting Bridge course for I year students to teach Basic English Grammar. The Department has released six text books for Part II English-Communicative English I, II, III & IV for B.A., / B.Sc., Programme and Communicative English for I & II B.COM/ B.COM (BM)/ BBA(CA)/BCA Programmes. The Department offers Value Added Courses such as Basic English for Competitive Examinations, Communicative English to the students. The Language Lab is available and has been upgraded for teaching Phonetics and Spoken English. The Department has well placed and resourceful Alumni. The Department is heading towards offering Ph.D., Programme in near future.


Vision:

To mould young minds to ease the travail on their path socially, economically, politically and regionally and shine as stalwarts of freedom by bearing the torch of knowledge.

Mission:
To transform young learners into worthy citizens of our nation by educating them with Arts and Skills that help them acquire the science of living.

Courses offered

 B.A. ENGLISH LITERATURE Shift I (For Boys) & Shift II (For Girls)
 M.A. ENGLISH LITERATURE Shift I (Co-Education)
 M.Phil. ENGLISH Shift I (Co-Education)

Syllabus

B.A. English 2021,2020,2019,2018,2017,2016.

M.A. English2021,2020,2019,2018,2017,2016.

M.Phil. ENGLISH 2021,2020,2019,2018,2017,2016.

COURSES OFFERED TO OTHER DEPARTMENTS
(B.A.,/B.Sc.,/B.Com.,/B.Com(BM).,/B.B.A/B.C.A)
2021,2020,2019,2018,2017,2016.

Faculty

S.NO EMP.NO NAME QUALIFICATION DESIGNATION
1 94EM045 Mr. V. R. Suresh Kumar M.A., M.Phil., B.Ed., HoD & Assistant Professor
2 00EM141 Mrs. T. Jackuline Suganthi M.A., M.Ed., M.Phil., Assistant Professor
3 04EM208 Mrs. X. Ann Lanka Jeyadharshini M.A., M.Phil., Assistant Professor
4 05EM237 Mrs. J. P. Ida Joicey M.A., M.Phil., Assistant Professor
5 09EM005 Mr. A. Selvanathan M.A., M.Phil., Assistant Professor
6 09EM030 Mrs. M. A. Mary M.A., M.Ed., M.Phil., SET, Assistant Professor
7 10EM030 Mr. E. Arokiadoss M.A., B.Ed., M.Phil., Assistant Professor
8 13EM016 Mrs. T. Shalini M.A., M.Phil., Assistant Professor
9 13EM017 Mrs. S. Umamageswari M.A., M.Phil., Assistant Professor
10 13EM019 Dr. P. Indhu Sakthi M.A., B.Ed., M.Phil.,Ph.D Assistant Professor
11 16EM001 Mr. A. Pradhap M.A., M.Phil., B.Ed., Assistant Professor
12 16EM013 Mr. A. Napolean Joseph M.A., B.Ed., M.Phil., Assistant Professor
13 16EM016 Dr. K. Ashok Kumar M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Assistant Professor
14 17EM001 Mr. P. Malaiarasan M.A., M.Phil., Assistant Professor
15 17EM002 Mr. B. Prabakaran M.A., B.Ed., M.Phil., NET, SET, Assistant Professor
16 19EM004 Mr. A. Lenin M.A., SET, Assistant Professor
17 21EM001 Ms. W. Angel M.A., M.Phil., Assistant Professor
18 21EM002
Ms. A. Isabella
M.A., M.Phil., Assistant Professor

Facilities:

Department Library
The Department has a lending library consisting of 218 books used by the staff and the students.

Language Lab
Language Lab is available for teaching Phonetics and for learning LSRW skills.

Audio Visual Lab
Audio-Visual aids are familiar terms in the realm of education. Audio-Visual lab helps the teachers and learners to gain effective learning by using ICT tools.

Activities:

 MIRROR   CLICK HERE
 TRACE – BOOK REVIEW CLUB  CLICK HERE
 EXTENSION ACTIVITY  CLICK HERE
 FREE COACHING FOR COMPETETITIVE EXAMS  CLICK HERE
 BOUQUET  CLICK HERE
 ELOCUTION & CREATIVE WRITING COMPETETITIONS  CLICK HERE
 JOSLIT  CLICK HERE
 HUMOUR CLUB  CLICK HERE
 GUEST LECTURES  CLICK HERE

 

Value Added Course

                                                                   VALUE ADDED COURSE

The Department offers two Value Added Courses. Interested can join by enrolling.

1. Value Added Course – Basic English for Competitive Examinations.
2. Value Added Course – Communicative English
Each course has the time duration of 30 hours.The students who complete the course successfully will get the Marksheet.

Coordinator :
Mr. B. Prabakaran, M.A., B.Ed., M.Phil., NET., SET.,
Assistant Professor of English.

S.No.

Name of theValue Added Courses (with 30 or more contact hours) offered

Course code

(if any)

Year of offering

No of times offered during the same year

Duration of course

Number of students enrolled in the year

Number of students completed in the year

Course Starting date & Ending date

1.

Basic English for Competitive Examination

VAEN01

2019

1

30 hours

31

31

01.03.2019 to 14.03.2019

2.

Basic English for Competitive Examination

VAEN01

2020

1

30 hours

52

52

22.07.2020 to 01.08.2020

3.

Basic English for Competitive Examination

VAEN01

2020

1

30 hours

29

29

05.04.2021 to 18.04.2021

 

Board of studies Members

 

1

Mr. V. R. Suresh Kumar

Head of the Department

Chair Person

2

Dr. Mrs. L. Kulandai Terese Fatima

Associate Professor, Department of English

C.Kandaswami Naidu College For Women,

Cuddalore – 607001.

University Nominee

3

Dr. A. Stella Arokiamary,

M.A., M.Ed., M.Phil., (Eng).,M.Phil., (Edn) Ph.D., (Eng)

Associate Professor &Head,Department of English,

Pope John Paul II College of Education,

Puducherry.

Subject Expert

4

Mrs. S. Subitha, M.A., M.Phil.,

Assistant Professor, Department of English

Krishnasamy College of Science

Arts and Management for Women,

Nellikuppam Main Road, S.Kumarapuram, Cuddalore.

Alumni

5

Mrs. T. Jackuline Suganthi

Mrs. X. Ann Lanka Jeyadharshini

Mrs. J. P. Ida Joicey

Mr. A. Selvanathan

Mrs. M. A. Mary

Mrs. S. Umamageswari

Mrs. P. Indhu Sakthi

Mrs. T. Shalini

Mr. E. Arokiadoss

Mr. A. Pradhap

Mr. A. Napolean Joseph

Dr. K. Ashok Kumar

Mr. B. Prabakaran

Ms. W. Angel

Internal Members