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PERIYAR UNIVERSITY

Salem-636011, Tamilnadu, India.
NAAC 'A++' Grade with CGPA 3.61 (Cycle - 3)
State University - NIRF Rank 73 - ARIIA 10th Rank
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PERIYAR UNIVERSITY CENTRE FOR POST GRADUATE AND RESEARCH STUDIES, DHARMAPURI – 635 205

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

The Department of English, incepted in 2015, offers M.A., M.Phil. and Ph.D. programs and motivates the students to rise and shine in life academically and professionally. It always excels in shaping and tapping the student community to be more responsible citizens. Periodically Conferences, Seminars and Guest Lectures are organized by inviting eminent academicians from highly reputed institutions in and around the nation. The Department strives to mould the young aspirants as the most responsible literarians and citizens of the society.

PROGRAMMES OFFERED

PROGRAMMES OFFEREDELIGIBILITY
M.A (English)

Any candidate who has passed B.A., English or any other Bachelor’s Degree examinations of this University or any other University recognized by the Syndicate as equivalent thereto shall be permitted to appear and qualify for M.A. English (2 Year course). Preference will be given to students of B.A., English. Candidates with a Bachelor’s Degree in other disciplines must possess a minimum of 50% in Part –II English. Candidates should have obtained a minimum of 40% in UG degree examinations.

M.Phil (English) [as per University Norms]
Ph.D (English) [as per University Norms]

SYLLABUS


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PROGRAMMES DETAILS
2019 ONWARDS
1 M.A.(English) SYLLABUS
2 M.Phil (English) SYLLABUS

 

FACULTY

Name : DR. C. GOVINDARAJ
Department : English
Designation : Associate Professor
Email : drgovindpupgec@periyaruniversity.ac.in
Area of Specialization : American Literature , American Literature
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Name : DR. P. KIRUTHIKA
Department : English
Designation : ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Email : kiruthiengpupgec@periyaruniversity.ac.in
Area of Specialization : American Literature , Cognitive Literature
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FACILITIES

ACTIVITIES

S.No. Date  Name of the Seminar/ Workshop/ Conference/ Training Program Name of the Sponsor No. of Partcipants Convenor/Co-ordinator
1 09.12.2021 M.H.Abram's The Deconstive Angel: A Study (Webinar) - 62 Dr. C. Govindaraj
2 18.11.2021 An Itinerary of Post Colonialism - 62 Dr. C. Govindaraj
3 04.03.2021 Introduction to Literary Research : A Paradigm for Scholars - 35 Dr. C. Govindaraj
4 27.02.2020 World Mother Tongue Day - 64 Dr. C. Govindaraj
5 04.02.2020 Introduction : New Literatures in English Periyar University, Salem  55 Dr. C. Govindaraj
6 28.01.2020 Strategies to Enhance the Efficacy of Communication Skills - 56 Dr. C. Govindaraj
7 22.01.2020 English Language Skills with e-certificate - 55 Dr. C. Govindaraj
8 21.02.2019 Semmozhiam Tamil Molizhi - 62 Dr. C. Govindaraj
9 01.02.2019 How to crack NET/SET AND JRF - 75 Dr. C. Govindaraj
10 25.01.2019 Placement Training - A Preamble - 60 Dr. C. Govindaraj
11 13.09.2019 How to write Research Paper - 60 Dr. C. Govindaraj
12 28.09.2019 Developing the communicative competence of slow learners in English - 59 Dr. C. Govindaraj
13 11.10.2109 Post Modernism : An Introduction - 62 Dr. C. Govindaraj
14 08.08.2019 English for Employability - 62 Dr. C. Govindaraj
15 21.08.2019 Application of Theories in Literature - 60 Dr. C. Govindaraj
16 21.08.2019 DALIT Literature : a new avenue for Research - 60 Dr. C. Govindaraj
17 02.01.2019 Common Errors and How to avoid them - 56 Dr. C. Govindaraj
18 16.07.2019 Myth in English Literature - 58 Dr. C. Govindaraj
19 16.10.2018 Group Discussion and Grooming Personality - 55 Dr. C. Govindaraj
20 12.10.2018 Eco Criticism: The Greeing of Literary Studies - 55 Dr. C. Govindaraj
21 01.10.2018 Rediscovering what it means to be a student of literature - 54 Dr. C. Govindaraj
22 30.07.2018 Subaltern Studies: An Introduction - 56 Dr. C. Govindaraj
23 26.09.2018 Alternative Literary Studies - 55 Dr. P. Kiruthika
24 20.09.2018 Hermaneutics of Literarty Criticism - 54 Dr. C. Govindaraj
25 18.07.2018 Enhacing Communication Skills - 56 Dr. C. Govindaraj
26 09.07.2018 Research Methodology - an Introduction - 55 Dr. C. Govindaraj
27 22.03.2018 Women Empowerment and Job Opportunities for Literature Studnets Periyar University, Salem  54 Dr. C. Govindaraj
28 21.03.2018 Media Studies - 58 Dr. C. Govindaraj
29 28.02.2018 Role of Youth in Preseving Natural Resources - 58 Dr. C. Govindaraj
30 06.02.2018 Tranaslation as an Art Periyar University, Salem  57 Dr. C. Govindaraj
31 06.12.2017 Employability Skills for Literature Students - 54 Dr. C. Govindaraj
32 27.09.2017 One day orientatin Program for NET/ SET Examination - 56 Dr. C. Govindaraj
33 19.08.2017 HIV / AIDS - Free India - 56 Dr. C. Govindaraj
34 19.07.2017 Lit : The Light - 56 Dr. C. Govindaraj
35 22.09.2017 Fruitful Lit in Literature - 55 Dr. C. Govindaraj
36 02.03.2017 Workshop: Resources for Research in Literature: Current trends and Approaches - 123 Dr. C. Govindaraj 
37 24.02.2017 Politics of Difference in Literature Periyar University, Salem  54 Dr. C. Govindaraj
38 02.02.2017 Media Studies Periyar University, Salem  57 Dr. C. Govindaraj
39 22.12.2016 Workshop: Public Speaking Skills - 65 Dr. C. Govindaraj 
40 26.10.2016 Invisble Communicator - 55 Dr. C. Govindaraj
41 31.08.2016 Enjoying English Literature Periyar University, Salem  55 Dr. C. Govindaraj

Other Activities:

S.No Date Programme State/ National / International No.of. Partcipants Convenor/Coordinator 
1 04.08.2016& 05.08.2016 Soft Skills Development Program Intradepartment 65 Dr. C. Govindaraj
2 14.09.2017& 15.09.2017 Soft Skills Development Program Intradepartment 56 Dr. C.G ovindaraj
3 10.01.2018 Inter Collegiate Literary Fiesta National 450 Dr. C. Govindaraj & Dr. P. Kiruthika
4 20.5.2020 -26..05.2020 (Webinar) Lecture Series Phase I  National 150 Dr. C. Govindaraj & Dr. P. Kiruthika
5 27.05.2020 - 3.6.2020 (Webinar) Lecture Series Phase II  National 145 Dr. C. Govindaraj & Dr. P. Kiruthika
6 10.6.2020.- 16.6.2020 (Webinar) Lecture Series Phase III  National 140 Dr. C. Govindaraj & Dr. P. Kiruthika
7 19.10.2021 - 23.10.2021 Orientation Program for I PG Students Intradepartment 34 Dr. C. Govindaraj & Dr. P. Kiruthika

INDUSTRIAL VISITS

S.No Date Name of the Company/ Institution/ Research centre No. of days
1 09.01.2018 to 10.01.2018 American Library, Chennai 2
2 11.08.2018 Visit to the Book Fair organized by The District Authorities 1

PATENT

FUNDED PROJECTS

S.No. Name of the faculty Project title Funding Agency Category Amount sanctioned Ongoing /Completed 
1 Dr. P. Kiruthika Exile Warriors: A Study on the Mental Health of School and College going SriLankan Refugees during the Pandemic in Western districts of Tamil Nadu ICSSR Minor 4.75 Lakhs Ongoing 

PhD AWARDED

S.No Name of the Scholar Name of the Supervisor Title of the Thesis Date of Award
1  MANJULA. M DR.C.GOVINDARAJ CULURAL IDENTITY : A MODERN MAZE IN THE SELECT NOVELS OF AMY TAN 17.03.2021
2 MANIVANNAN. G DR.C.GOVINDARAJ PARALYTIC OPPRESSOION AND CULTURAL HIERARCHY IN THE SELECT NOVELS OF DORIS LESSING 19.03.2021
3 R. MOORTHI DR.C.GOVINDARAJ THE FEMININE MYSTIQUE: A TRAUMA OF SHATTERED AND FORFEITED ENTRAPMENT IN THE SELECT SHORT FICTION OF JOYCE CAROL OATES 27.01.2022

ALUMNI

CONTACT US

Head of the Department
Department of English
Periyar University Centre for Post Graduate and Research Studies
Dharmapuri – 6350205
Tamil Nadu
India
Ph: 04342 266399
E-Mail : pueceng@periyaruniversity.ac.in

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