D.K.M College For Women

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Vellore - 1

Affiliated To Thiruvalluvar University

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Unaided - 9489537911 / 9443341270

Department of English / ஆங்கிலம்

Department of English

  ENGLISH
Year of Establishment :
Foundation Course    :1972 – 1973
B.A (English)              : 2006
M.A (English)             : 2009
M.Phil. (English)        : 2011
Ph.D(Part Time)         : 2008

DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH

B.A., ENGLISH

Program Objective
  1. To expose the students to various forms of literature and kindle their imagination and creativity.
  2. To sensitize students to major issues in the regional, national and the world level.
  3. To provide the students with an ability to build and enrich their communication skills.
  4. To make them sensitive and open  to different cultures and not be victims of ethnocentricism.
  5. To enable them to understand that learning is a lifelong process and appreciate human, cultural and ethical values.
Programme Educational Objectives
  1. To have an overall understanding of the different genres of literature and the literary canon.
  2. To make them utilize their knowledge of literature and language to create content in different forms of traditional and digital media.
  3. To help them think and write analytically and critically.
  4. To achieve a level of excellence in the discipline and delve deep into literature in the next stage.
  5. To equip the students with the basic knowledge of language and literature to pursue careers in journalism and  education
Programme Outcomes
On the completion of the programme with the students will be able to:
  1. Understand the versatility and range of knowledge in the various periods of English language and literature.
  2. Identify the transitions in the various ages of English Language and Literature and analyze the influence of new theories in their development.
  3. Create, select, adapt and apply appropriate theories and resources to understand the complex texts in literature with an understanding of its limitations.
  4. Understand and assess individual, social, environmental, cultural issues and the responsibilities relevant to their knowledge.
  5. To acquire the four basic language skills LSRW and have practical competency in English Language. Communicate effectively with society at large, comprehend and write effective reports, make presentation, give clear instructions and teach.
  6. Interpret and demonstrate her understanding of form, structure, narrative techniques, devices and style.
  7. Analyze and apply various literary concepts and critical approaches.

  1. Organize and integrate the acquired knowledge towards individualistic compositions.

  1. Will be able to present, appraise and defend arguments with conviction and confidence.
  2. Well developed writing skills and nuanced academic writing.
  3. Familiarity with different sections of people (gender, racial and ethnic minorities) and critical responses from different perspectives.
Programme Specific Outcomes
On the completion of the programme with the students will be able to:
  1. Read, critically analyse and appreciate poetry, fiction, prose and drama..
  2. Be sensitive to the nuances of spoken and written forms of English.
  3. Updated basic skills and attitudes relevant to the emerging knowledge society
  4. Knowledge of Classical, Neo-classical, Romantic,Victorian, New Critical and Formalistic critical tenets.
  5. Exposure to different contemporary critical terms and frameworks like Marxism, Feminism, Psycho-analytic, Structuralism, Post-Structuralism and Postmodernism.
  6. Sensitivity to the richness of world literature, European Drama and Children’s Literature.
  7. Knowledge of different literary periods and trends of each of these periods.
  8. Use grammatically and idiomatically correct language.
  9. Have a sufficient mastery of Vocabulary, Grammar, Comprehension from the perspective of competitive Exams.
  10. Enhanced critical and analytical skills.

SEMESTER-I

S. No Part Course title Ins.hrs/ Week Credits Title of the paper Syllabus
1 I Language – I 6 4 Tamil – I/ Other Language View
2 II English Paper – I 6 4 English Paper –I View
3 III Core Paper – I 5 3 British Fiction View
4 III Core Paper – II 4 4 British Poetry View
5 III Allied Paper – I 7 5 Literary Forms & Terms View
6 IV Environmental Studies 2 2 Environmental Studies View

SEMESTER -II

S. No Part Course title Ins.hrs/ Week Credits Title of the paper Syllabus
1 I Language – II 6 4 Tamil –II/Other Language View
2 II English Paper – II 4 4 English Paper-II View
3 III Core Paper – III 4 3 American Literature View
4 III Core Paper – IV 4 3 Indian Writing In English View
5 III Allied Paper – II 7 5 Socio-Cultural History Of England View
6 IV Value Education 3 2 Value Education View
7 IV Soft Skills 2 1 Soft Skills View

SEMESTER -III

S. No Part Course title Ins.hrs/ Week Credits Title of the paper Syllabus
1 I Language – III 6 4 Language- III /Other Language View
2 II English paper – III 6 4 English Paper-III View
3 III Core – V 4 4 British Prose View
4 III Core – VI 3 3 British Drama View
5 III Allied – III 7 5 History of English Literature View
6 IV Skill Based – I 2 2 Basics of English Grammar View
7 IV Non Major – I 2 2 English For Communication View

SEMESTER -IV

S. No Part Course title Ins.hrs/ Week Credits Title of the paper Syllabus
1 I Language – IV 6 4 Language – IV/Other Language View
2 II English paper – IV 6 4 English Paper – IV View
3 III Core – VII 3 3 World Classics View
4 III Core – VIII 4 4 Literary Criticism View
5 III Allied – IV 7 5 History of English Literature-II View
6 IV Skill Based – II 2 2 English Language Skills For Employability View
7 IV Non Major – II 2 2 English For Competitive Exams View

SEMESTER -V

S. No Part Course title Ins.hrs/ Week Credits Title of the paper Syllabus
1 I Core –IX 6 3 Shakespeare View
2 II Core – X 5 4 History of English Language & Linguistics View
3 III Core – XI 5 4 Post-Colonial Literature View
4 III Core – XII 6 4 Literary Criticism-II View
5 III Elective – I 3 3 a. Regional        Literature (or) View
b. Translation Studies View
6 IV Elective – II 3 3 a.Women’s Writing (or) View
b. Afro -  American Literature View
7 IV Skill Based III 2 2 Personality Development View

SEMESTER -VI

S. No Part Course title Ins.hrs/ Week Credits Title of the paper Syllabus
1 I Core – XIII 5 3 ELT View
2 II Core – XIV 5 4 Modern English Grammar View
3 III Core – XV 6 4 Contemporary Critical Theory View
4 III Core – XVI 6 3 European Drama View
5 III Elective – III 3 3 a. Cultural Studies View
b.Media Studies View
6 IV Elective – IV 3 3 a. Diasporic Literature View
b. Children’s Literature View
7 IV Skill Based IV 2 2 Journalism View
    Extension Activities - 3  
DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH – PG
Program Objective
  1. To enhance and reinforce creativity, understanding, teaching and critical appreciation of English literature.
  1. To apply critical and theoretical approaches to the reading and analysis of literary and cultural texts in multiple genres.
  1. To acquire the ability to identify, analyze, interpret and describe the critical ideas, values, and themes that appear in literary and cultural texts.
  2. To acquire  the skill to write analytically in a variety of formats, including essays, research papers, reflective writing, and critical reviews of secondary sources.
  3. To be able to use communication­ ­­­­and rhetorical skills while writing essays, articles, and project report.
Programme Educational Objectives
  1. To help the students acquire a deeper knowledge of literature, language, literary theory and research methodology.
  1. To sensitize the students on issues like race, gender, religion, politics, economy and Human Rights through a nuanced study  of literature.
  1. To help the students acquire creative and critical thinking and develop analytical tools of their own.
  1. 4. To develop an advanced knowledge of English Language Teaching.
  2. 5. To equip the students to face various eligibility and competitive examinations with confidence.
  3. To utilize the knowledge and skills gained in their advanced research as well as in their jobs.
Programme Outcomes

On the completion of the programme with the students will be able to:

 

  1. To demonstrate an advanced knowledge of the subject, including the knowledge of literary history, genre criticism, literary theory, critical theory and research methodology.
  2. To exhibit knowledge of journalism and mass

         communication and writing for media.

  1. To use the communication skills and rhetorical skills while writing essays, articles, and project reports.
  2. To respond to literature aesthetically and critically as informed readers.
  3. Appreciate and analyze gender relations and gender-oriented writing.
  4. Apply linguistic theories in the teaching of English, depending on the needs of the learner
  5. Well developed writing skills and a knowledge of the fine points of  academic writing like research papers and critical reviews.
  6. .Display an aptitude for research .
  7. Have enhanced creativity and the ability to create content.
  1. Acquired proficiency in the use of LSRW skills and critical thinking skills.
Programme Specific Outcomes

On the completion of the programme with the students will be able to:

  1. Read, critically analyse and appreciate poetry, fiction, prose and drama..
  2. Be sensitive to the nuances of spoken and written forms of English.
  3. Updated basic skills and attitudes relevant to the emerging knowledge society
  4. Knowledge of Classical, Neo-classical, Romantic,Victorian, New Critical and Formalistic critical tenets.
  5. Exposure to different contemporary critical terms and frameworks like Marxism, Feminism, Psycho-analytic, Structuralism, Post-Structuralism and Postmodernism.
  6. Sensitivity to the richness of world literature, European Drama and Children’s Literature.
  7. Knowledge of different literary periods and trends of each of these periods.
  8. Use grammatically and idiomatically correct language.
  9. Have a sufficient mastery of Vocabulary, Grammar, Comprehension from the perspective of competitive Exams.
  10. Enhanced critical and analytical skills.
M.A. ENGLISH
SEMESTER – I
S.NO PART COURSE TITLE INS.HRS/ WEEK CREDITS TITLE OF THE PAPER SYLLABUS
1 I Core – I 6 5 Chaucer and the Elizabethan Age View
2 II Core – II 6 5 Restoration and The Augustan Age View
3 III Core – III 6 5 The Romantic Age View
4 IV Core – IV 6 5 The Victorian Age View
5 V Elective – I 6 3 a.PostModern Fiction (or) View
b.Genre Fiction View
* Optional Self Study Course in the odd semester with extra credit of two. * Optional Online Course in the odd semester with extra credit of two.

SEMESTER – II

S.NO PART COURSE TITLE INS.HRS/ WEEK CREDITS TITLE OF THE PAPER SYLLABUS
1 I Core – V 6 5 20th Century Literature View
2 II Core – VI 6 5 American Literature View
3 III Core – VII 6 5 Introduction To World Literature View
4 IV Core – VIII 6 4 Indian Literature In English View
5 V Elective – II 4 3 a.Travel Literature (or) View
b.Detective and Spy Fiction View
6   Human Rights 2 2  

SEMESTER – III 

S.NO PART COURSE TITLE INS.HRS/ WEEK CREDITS TITLE OF THE PAPER SYLLABUS
1 I Core – IX 6 5 Shakespeare View
2 II Core – X 6 5 ELT View
3 III Core – XI 6 4 History of Language and Linguistics View
4 IV Core – XII 6 4 Indian Aesthetics View
5 V Elective – III 6 3 a.Grammar and Usage (or) View View
b.Creative writing
  * Optional internship training programme during summer vacation of the second semester for an extra credit of one. * Optional Self Study Course in the odd semesters with Two extra credits * Optional Online Course in the odd semesters with Two extra credits

SEMESTER – IV

S.NO PART COURSE TITLE INS.HRS/ WEEK CREDITS TITLE OF THE PAPER SYLLABUS
1 I Core – XIII 6 5 New Literatures In English View
2 II Core – XIV 6 5 Contemporary Criticism View
3 III Core – XV 6 4 Modern European Literature View
4 IV Elective – IV 6 3 a.Literature, Culture and Media (or) View
b.UGC-NET/SET PAPER View
5 V Project 6 5

Facilities

DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH
  • Separate book bank at the Department
  • Smart class room facilities
  • Separate computer with printer
  • Question bank
ENGLISH LANGUAGE LAB DETAILS
      • Number of Systems : 27
      • Well Furnished Lab with Air Conditioned
      • Networking facilities with Wi-Fi connection
      • Laptop with Projectors
      • Web camera – 1
      • Orell digital software- 1

Aided

Name Staffcode Designation View Profiles
Ms. V.P. Gayathri 308ENA01 Head & Assistant Professor Click Here
Mrs.  M.GAYATHRI 308ENA02 Assistant Professor Click Here
Mrs.  Dr. M. Manimozhi PhD 308ENA03 Assistant Professor Click Here
Mrs.  SARATHY R 308ENA04 Assistant Professor Click Here

Unaided

Name Staffcode Designation View Profiles
Mrs.  S.Indragandhi 308ENUA01 Assistant Professor & Head Click Here
Mrs.  D. Sasikala 308ENUA02 Assistant Professor Click Here
Mrs.  D. Ramya 308ENUA03 Assistant Professor Click Here
Mrs.  P.R.Thilagavathi 308ENUA04 Assistant Professor Click Here
Mrs.  E. Arivazhagi 308ENUA05 Assistant Professor Click Here
Mrs.  J.Josephine Mary 308ENUA06 Assistant Professor Click Here
Ms. D. Miracline Susanna 308ENUA07 Assistant Professor Cilck Here
Mrs.  M. Rajalakshmi 308ENUA08 Assistant Professor Click Here
Dr.  S. Indumathi 308ENUA09 Assistant Professor Click Here
Ms. P.Nithya Priya 308ENUA10 Assistant Professor Click Here
Mrs. K. Devi 308ENUA11 Assistant Professor Click Here

2020 - 2021

S.No. Name and Nature of Programme   Date of the Programme Title/Topic

Report

 

1. National Webinar 29.6.20 English language learning from home: Techno- Pedagogical perspectives. View
2.  Model United Nations 27.2.21 & 9.3.21 Model United Nations- DKMC- MUN View
3.  Association Activities 2020-21 20.2.21 22.2.21 27.2.21 & 28.2.21 English Literary Association " LETTERS" View         View
17.2.21 to 27.2.21 Association Activities 2020-21
4. Online Literary Quiz 20.05.2020 to 23.05.2020. online quiz on Literary Theory and Criticism View
5. Awareness walk 1.03.2021 Women’s Empowerment and Child Abuse. View
                                                                   2019 - 2020
S.No. Name of the Programme (International/National/State Level)(Conference/Seminar/Workshop) Date of the Programme Title/Topic Report
1. Student Induction Programme 18.06.2019 Skill Training View
2. Literary Association 22.08.2019 Literature and Life View
3. Film Festival 11.10.2019 Charlie Chaplin and The Silent Era View
4. Association activity 25.09.2019-17.12.2019 Competitions View
5. LIT BLITZ'20 19.02.2020 - View
                                                                   2018 - 2019
S.No. Name of the Programme (International/National/State Level)(Conference/Seminar/Workshop) Date of the Programme Title/Topic Report
1. Bridge Course 18.06.2018-20.06.2018 Grammar Skills, Letter Writing and Phonetics  View
2. Literary Association 03.09.2018 Inauguration of Letters Association. View
3. Film Festival 15.02.2019 Animated Movies View
4. Association activity 12.09.2018-27.09.2018 and 11.12.2018-12.12.2018 Competitions View
5. National Seminar 09.03.2019 The Female Imaginarium View
                                                                            2017- 2018
S.No. Name of the Programme (International/National/State Level)(Conference/Seminar/Workshop) Date of the Programme Title/Topic Report
1. Bridge Course 20.06.2017 Soft Skills, Body Language and Introducing oneself, Parallel Writing View
2. Inauguration of the Literary Club - “LETTERs” 17.08.2017 Reading Skills View
          3. Association activities 07.12.2017- 14.12.2017 Spot talk - PPT Presentation View
4. Special Guest Lecture 07.02.2018 Literature as a Means to an End View
5. Film Festival 20.03.2018-21.03.2018 The Holocaust View
                                                               2016- 2017
S.No. Name of the Programme (International/National/State Level)(Conference/Seminar/Workshop) Date of the Programme Title/Topic Report
1. Bridge Course 16.06.2016-20.06.2016 Grammar Skills, Letter Writing and Phonetics View 
2. Inauguration of Literary Association 03.03.2017 Literature and Language: Interpretation for Communication View
3. Guest Lecture 08.09.2016 English Language Teaching View
4. Street Theater Training Programme 23.01.2017-24.01.2017 Arts For Change- A Seed Towards Social Thoughts View
5. UNICEF Adolescent Youth Consultation Programme 16.08.2016 Mainstreaming Youth Participation in Civic Engagement and National building. View